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Leonard Samuel Feldman, M.D.

Director, Medicine-Pediatrics Urban Health Residency Program
Associate Professor of Medicine

Male

Appointment Phone

410-955-5000

Main Location

The Johns Hopkins Hospital

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Titles

  • Director, Medicine-Pediatrics Urban Health Residency Program
  • Director, Osler Medical Residency Urban Health Track
  • Associate Program Director, Osler Medical Residency Program
  • Director, General Medicine Consult Service
  • Associate Professor of Medicine
  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Departments

Locations

The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Appointment Phone: 410-955-5000

600 N. Wolfe Street
Sheikh Zayed Tower 307D
Baltimore, MD 21287 map
Phone: 443-287-3135
Fax: 410-502-0923

Expertise

Hospitalist, Internal Medicine

Research Interests

Education; EBM; Residency Training; Quality Improvement

Biography

Dr. Feldman graduated with a B.A. in Political Science from Brown University and then received his medical degree from the University of Maryland School of Medicine. Dr. Feldman completed his internship and residency in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at the University of North Carolina. Lenny served as chief resident for Internal Medicine at UNC, which allowed him to teach and attend with medical students and residents extensively.

Dr. Feldman is Board-certified in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics. He holds active memberships in the American College of Physicians-American Board of Internal Medicine, the American Academy of Pediatrics, the Society of General Internal Medicine, and the Society of Hospital Medicine.

He is the founder and program director of the Johns Hopkins Combined Internal Medicine-Pediatrics Urban Health Residency and the Osler Internal Medicine Urban Health Primary Care Track. He is also an associate program director for the Osler Internal Medicine Residency and the Director of the General Medicine Comprehensive Consultation Service.

As a program builder and a specialist in resident and hospitalist education, Dr. Feldman has focused his research on consult medicine, resident education, on-line education, and high-value care. Other interests include patient education, urban medicine, evidence-based medicine, and quality improvement. He is the editor-in-chief for SHM Consultative and Perioperative Medicine Essentials for Hospitalists and an Associate Editor for the Journal of Hospital Medicine.

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    Additional Information

  • Education +

    Degrees

    • University of Maryland School of Medicine / MD (1999)

    Residencies

    • University of North Carolina / Medicine and Pediatrics (2015)
    • University of North Carolina / Internal Medicine (2015)

    Certifications

    • American Board of Internal Medicine / Internal Medicine (2003)
    • American Board of Pediatrics / Pediatrics (2003)
  • Research & Publications +

    Selected Publications View all on PubMed

    1. Feldman LS, Brotman DJ. When can patients with acute deep vein thrombosis be allowed to get up and walk? Cleve Clin J Med. Oct 2006;73(10):893-894, 896.
    2. Boonyasai RT, Windish DM, Chakraborti C, Feldman LS, Rubin HR, Bass EB. Effectiveness of teaching quality improvement to clinicians: a systematic review. Jama. Sep 5 2007;298(9):1023-1037.
    3. Bolen S, Feldman L, Vassy J, et al. Systematic Review: Comparative Effectiveness and Safety of Oral Medications for Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus. Ann Intern Med. Jul 16 2007.
    4. Feldman LS, Brotman DJ. Perioperative statins: more than lipid-lowering? Cleve Clin J Med. Sep 2008;75(9):654-662.
    5. Qayyum R, Bolen S, Maruthur N, Feldman L, Wilson LM, Marinopoulos SS, Ranasinghe P, Amer M, Bass EB. Systematic review: comparative effectiveness and safety of premixed insulin analogues in type 2 diabetes. Ann Intern Med. Oct 21 2008;149(8):549-559.
    6. Selvin E, Bolen S, Yeh HC, Wiley C, Wilson LM, Marinopoulos SS, Feldman L, Vassy J, Wilson R, Bass E, Brancati F. Cardiovascular outcomes in trials of oral diabetes medications: a systematic review. Archives of internal medicine. Oct 27 2008;168(19):2070-2080.
    7. Stewart R, Feldman L, Weisfeldt M. Addressing the primary care deficit: building primary care leaders for tomorrow. Journal of graduate medical education. Jun 2010;2(2):294-296.
    8. Brown VT, LeBlanc YC, Efird LE, Nesbit T, Wellman JC, Feldman L. Assessing health literacy to identify patients for pharmacist-provided counseling on high-risk medications. Am J Health Syst Pharm. Sep 15 2011;68(18):1692-1693.
    9. Feldman LS, Costa LL, Feroli ER, Jr., et al. Nurse-pharmacist collaboration on medication reconciliation prevents potential harm. Journal of hospital medicine (Online). May-Jun 2012;7(5):396-401.
    10. Neufeld KJ, Alvanzo A, King VL, Feldman L, Hsu JH, Rastegar DA, Colbert JM, MacKinnon DF. A collaborative approach to teaching medical students how to screen, intervene, and treat substance use disorders. Substance abuse : official publication of the Association for Medical Education and Research in Substance Abuse. Jul 2012;33(3):286-291.
    11. Stewart R, Feldman L, Bitzel D, Gibbons MC, McGuire M. Urban health and primary care at Johns Hopkins: urban primary care medical home resident training programs. Journal of health care for the poor and underserved. Aug 2012;23(3 Suppl):103-113.
    12. Durand DJ, Feldman LS, Lewin JS, Brotman DJ. Provider cost transparency alone has no impact on inpatient imaging utilization. Journal of the American College of Radiology: JACR. Feb 2013;10(2):108-113.
    13. Feldman LS, Shihab HM, Thiemann D, Yeh HC, Ardolino M, Mandell S, Brotman DJ. Impact of Providing Fee Data on Laboratory Test Ordering: A Controlled Clinical Trial. JAMA Internal Medicine. 2013 Apr 15:1-6.
    14. Desai S, Feldman LS, Brown L, Dezube R, Yeh HC, Punjabi N, Afshar K, Grunwald MR, Harrington C, Naik R, Cofrancesco J. Effect of a 2011- versus 2003- duty hour regulation compliant model on sleep duration, trainee education, and continuity of patient care among internal medicine house staff: A randomized trial. JAMA Internal Medicine. 2013 Apr 22;173(8):649-55.
    15. Block L, Habicht R, Wu AW, Desai SV, Wang K, Silva KN, Niessen T, Oliver N, Feldman L. In the Wake of the 2003 and 2011 Duty Hours Regulations, How Do Internal Medicine Interns Spend Their Time? Journal of General Internal Medicine. Aug 2013;28(8):1042-1047.
    16. Pahwa A, Arbab-Zadeh A, Brotman D, Feldman LS. Potential Role of Coronary CT-Angiography for Guiding Perioperative Cardiac Management for Noncardiac Surgery? Heart International. 2013;8(1):e1.
    17. L Block, AW Wu, L Feldman, HC Yeh, SV Desai. Residency schedule, burnout and patient care among first-year residents. Postgraduate medical journal. Sep 2013;89(1055):495-500.
    18. Block L, Habicht R, Oluyadi FO, Wu AW, Desai SV, Silva KN, Niessen T, Oliver N, Feldman L. Variability in hand hygiene practices among internal medicine interns. American Journal of Infection Control. Forthcoming 2013.
    19. Block L, Hutzler L, Habicht R, Wu AW, Desai SV, Silva KN, Niessen T, Oliver N, Feldman L. Do internal medicine interns practice etiquette‐based communication? A critical look at the inpatient encounter. Journal of hospital medicine (Online). Oct 12 2013.
    20. H Aboumatar, RD Allison, L Feldman, K Woods, P Thomas, C Wiener. Focus on Transitions of Care Description and Evaluation of an Educational Intervention for Internal Medicine Residents. American Journal of Medical Quality 2013 Nov 1. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 2418598
    21. Block L., Jarlenski M., Wu A., Feldman L., Conigliaro J., Swann J., Desai S. Inpatient Safety Outcomes Following the 2011 Residency Work-Hour Reform. Journal of hospital medicine (Online). 2014.

    22. Block L, Habicht R, Wu AW, Desai SV, Wang K, Silva KN, Niessen T, Oliver N, Feldman L. A post-2011 time motion study--the authors' reply. J Gen Intern Med, 2014. 29(1): p. 24.

    23. Desai SV, Feldman L, Cofrancesco J. The "new normal"-reply. JAMA internal medicine. Oct 28 2013;173(19):1845-1846.

  • Academic Affiliations & Courses +
  • Activities & Honors +

    Honors

    • Randol Barker Award, General Internal Medicine Fellows, 2006
    • Poster Winner, Society of Hospital Medicine Annual Meeting Innovations, 2009
    • Faculty Mentor, SOURCE Community Service Award, 2012
    • Hooder, JHSOM graduation ceremony, 2012
    • Osler residency Appreciation Award, Osler, 2012
    • Award of Excellence for Research Abstract, APDIM , 2013
    • Member Spotlight, MPPDA , 2013
    • Outstanding Hospitalist Physician Award, Maryland ACP Chapter, 2014

    Memberships

    • American Academy of Pediatrics, Fellow elected 2003
    • American College of Physician
    • Association of Chiefs of General Internal Medicine
    • Association of Program Directors of Internal Medicine
    • Society of General Internal Medicine
    • Society of Hospital Medicine
  • Videos & Media +

    Lectures and Presentations

    When can patients with acute deep vein thrombosis be allowed to get up and walk?
    Greater Baltimore Medical Center Grand Rounds (01/01/2006)

    Statins: Lowering LDL and Perioperative Risk? 
    Greater Baltimore Medical Center Grand Rounds (01/01/2008)

    Perioperative Cardiac Risk Management
    Greater Baltimore Medical Center Grand Rounds (01/01/2009)

    Local CME Instruction  , Harbor Hospital Evidence-Based Medicine Lecture Series (01/01/2008)

    Local CME Instruction  ,  Meet the Professor , Tumulty Topics in Internal Medicine (01/01/2009)

     Pre-op Assessment and Risk Reduction
    Local CME Instruction  , Good Samaritan Hospital Lecture Series (01/01/2009)

    Local CME Instruction  ,  Meet the Professor , Tumulty Topics in Internal Medicine (01/01/2010)

     Current Clinical Issues in Primary Care at Pri-Med Mid-Atlantic Conference & Exhibition
    Local CME Instruction  (01/01/2011)

    Local CME Instruction  ,  Meet the Professor ,  Tumulty Topics in Internal Medicine (01/01/2011)

     Non-Evidence Based Medicine: Things we do for no reason
    Local CME Instruction  (01/01/2012)
     Maryland Chapter of the Society of Hospital Medicine

     Perioperative Controversies and Meet the Professor
    Local CME Instruction  ,  Tumulty Topics in Internal Medicine (01/01/2012)

     Understanding Evidence-Based Medicine: An Approach to Managing Patients with Dyslipidemia
    CME Course Director (01/01/2004)
     CME Sponsor: JHSOM

    Evidence-Based Medicine: Lipid Lowering Therapy Tele-webcast
    CME Course Director (01/01/2005)
     CME Sponsor: Johns Hopkins SOM

    Consultative & Perioperative Medicine Essentials for Hospitalists
    CME Course Director , http://www.shmconsults.com (01/01/2007)
     CME Sponsor: Johns Hopkins SOM

    Optimizing Diagnosis and Management of Hyponatremiain the Hospitalized Patient
    CME Course Director (01/01/2010)

    Perioperative Crossfire Series
    CME Course Director ,  QuantiaMD (01/01/2010)

    Improving Outcomes for Hospitalized Patients: The Essential Role of the Hospitalist
    CME Course Director (01/01/2010)

    Consultative & Perioperative Medicine Essentials for Hospitalists
    CME Course Director , http://www.shmconsults.com (01/01/2011)
     CME Sponsor: Wiley

    Primary Care Physician Forum on Sickle Cell Disease (Primary Care for SCD)
    CME Course Director (01/01/2012)

    Primary Care Physician Forum on Sickle Cell Disease (SCD Chronic Pain)
    CME Course Director (01/01/2012)

    Hospital Medicine 2014 CME at Sea
    CME Course Director ,  Updates in Hospital Medicine (01/01/2014)

    SHM Perioperative Medicine Pre-course- Hospital Medicine 2014
    CME Course Director ,  Las Vegas, NV (01/01/2014)

     SOS: The Sign-Out Success Workshop
    National Workshops , Association of Program Directors of Internal Medicine Chief Residents Meeting (01/01/2009)

     SOS: The Sign-Out Success Workshop
    National Workshops , Association of Program Directors of Internal Medicine Chief Residents Meeting (01/01/2010)

     The Role of the Consultant
    National Workshops , Society of Hospital Medicine: Perioperative Medicine Pre-course (01/01/2012)

     What Are Your Interns Doing with Their Time?
    National Workshops , Association of Program Directors of Internal Medicine (01/01/2013)

    When can patients with acute deep vein thrombosis be allowed to get up and walk?
    Greater Baltimore Medical Center Grand Rounds (01/01/2006)

    Statins: Lowering LDL and Perioperative Risk? 
    Greater Baltimore Medical Center Grand Rounds (01/01/2008)

    Perioperative Cardiac Risk Management
    Greater Baltimore Medical Center Grand Rounds (01/01/2009)

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