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David Northrop Hager, MD

Director, Medical Progressive Care Unit
Assistant Professor of Medicine

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  • Director, Medical Progressive Care Unit
  • Assistant Professor of Medicine


Critical Care Medicine, Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine

Research Interests

Acute Patient Triage; High Frequency Ventilation; Acute lung injury; Critical care medicine; Ventilator-induced lung injury


  • English
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    • Cornell University Medical College (Ithaca NY ) (1999)


    • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Medicine (Baltimore MD ) (2002)


    • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Pulmonary Medicine (Baltimore MD ) (2007)


    • Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine (2012)
    • Critical Care Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine (2008)
    • Pulmonary Disease, American Board of Internal Medicine (2007)
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    Selected Publications View all on PubMed

    1. Hager DN, Dinglas VD, Needham DM. The authors reply. Crit Care Med. 2013 Sep;41(9):e241-2. doi: 10.1097/CCM.0b013e31829cb262. No abstract available. PMID: 23979394 
    2. Hager DN, Dinglas VD, Subhas S, Rowden AM, Neufeld KJ, Bienvenu OJ, Touradji P, Colantuoni E, Reddy DR, Brower RG, Needham DM. Reducing deep sedation and delirium in acute lung injury patients: a quality improvement project. Crit Care Med. 2013 Jun;41(6):1435-42. doi: 10.1097/CCM.0b013e31827ca949. PMID: 23507716 
    3. Hager DN. High-frequency oscillatory ventilation in adults with acute respiratory distress syndrome. Curr Opin Anaesthesiol. 2012 Feb;25(1):17-23. doi: 10.1097/ACO.0b013e32834ea57b. Review. PMID: 22157194
    4. Neufeld KJ, Joseph Bienvenu O, Rosenberg PB, Mears SC, Lee HB, Kamdar BB, Sieber FE, Krumm SK, Walston JD, Hager DN, Touradji P, Needham DM. The Johns Hopkins Delirium Consortium: a model for collaborating across disciplines and departments for delirium prevention and treatment. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2011 Nov;59 Suppl 2:S244-8. doi: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03672.x. PMID: 22091568
    5. Custer JW, Ahmed A, Kaczka DW, Mulreany DG, Hager DN, Simon BA, Easley RB. In vitro performance comparison of the Sensormedics 3100A and B high-frequency oscillatory ventilators. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2011 Jul;12(4):e176-80. doi: 10.1097/PCC.0b013e3181fe3028. PMID: 21037502
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    The Johns Hopkins Hospital
    600 N. Wolfe Street
    1830 Building
    Baltimore, MD 21287
    Phone: 410-955-3467
    Appointment Phone: 410-955-3467
    Fax: 410-955-0036
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    601 N. Caroline Street
    Baltimore, MD 21287
    Appointment Phone: 410-955-0670, 410-955-6353 (ANES)
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