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Lonny Brett Yarmus, D.O.

Clinical Chief, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care
Associate Professor of Medicine


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Main Location

The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Out-of-State & International Patients +
Out of State Patients

Call 410-464-6641 (8a.m. to 6p.m., EST, Mon-Fri)

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International Patients

Call +1-410-502-7683 (7a.m. to 6p.m., EST, Mon-Fri)

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  • Clinical Chief, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care
  • Fellowship Director, Interventional Pulmonology
  • Associate Professor of Medicine

Centers & Institutes



The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Appointment Phone: 410-502-2533

600 N. Wolfe Street
Sheikh Zayed Tower
Baltimore, MD 21287 map

Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center

Appointment Phone: 410-502-2533

601 N. Caroline Street
Baltimore, MD 21287 map
Phone: 410-955-3408

Contact for Research Inquiries

Phone: 410-502-2533


Critical Care, Interventional Pulmonology, Lung Cancer, Lung Nodules, Pulmonary Medicine

Research Interests

Central airway obstruction; Lung Cancer; Lung Transplant Airway Stenosis; Interventional Pulmonology

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    Additional Information

  • Education +


    • University Of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine / DO (2003)


    • Maine Medical Center / Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine (2006)


    • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Pulmonary Medicine (2009)
    • Maine Medical Center / Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine (2009)


    • American Board of Internal Medicine / Critical Care Medicine (2009)
    • American Board of Internal Medicine / Internal Medicine (2006)
    • American Board of Internal Medicine / Pulmonary Disease (2008)
  • Research & Publications +

    Clinical Trials:

    Local Therapy for Malignant Airway Obstruction

    Minimally Invasive Diagnostic Testing for Lung Cancer

    Dr. Yarmus is participating in the LIBERATE clinical study for individuals who have difficulty breathing and suffer from severe emphysema. For more information, visit here.

    Selected Publications View all on PubMed

    1. Zarogoulidis P, Darwiche K, Sakkas A, Yarmus L, Huang H, Li Q, Freitag L, Zarogoulidis K, Malecki M. Suicide Gene Therapy for Cancer - Current Strategies. J Genet Syndr Gene Ther. 2013 Aug 9;4. pii: 16849. PMID: 24294541
    2. Dezube R, Terry P, Akulian J, Mathai SC, Boyle M, Khasab T, Yarmus L. Chronic expanding hematoma of the lung. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2013 Dec 1;188(11):e71. doi: 10.1164/rccm.201304-0723IM. No abstract available. PMID: 24289786 [PubMed - in process]
    3. Akulian J, Yarmus L, Feller-Kopman D. Tissue Acquisition and Specimen Processing in the Diagnosis of NSCLC. Semin Respir Crit Care Med. 2013 Dec;34(6):787-91. doi: 10.1055/s-0033-1358555. Epub 2013 Nov 20. PMID: 24258568
    4. Zarogoulidis P, Darwiche K, Huang H, Spyratos D, Yarmus L, Li Q, Kakolyris S, Syrigos K, Zarogoulidis K. Time recall; future concept of chronomodulating chemotherapy for cancer. Curr Pharm Biotechnol. 2013 Jul;14(6):632-42. PMID: 24180308
    5. Zarogoulidis P, Yarmus L, Zarogoulidis K. New insights for IL-6 targeted therapy as an adjuvant treatment for non-small-cell lung cancer. Ther Deliv. 2013 Oct;4(10):1221-3. doi: 10.4155/tde.13.95. No abstract available. PMID: 24116905
    6. Sussan TE, Ingole V, Kim JH, McCormick S, Negherbon J, Fallica J, Akulian J, Yarmus L, Feller-Kopman D, Wills-Karp M, Horton MR, Breysse PN, Agrawal A, Juvekar S, Salvi S, Biswal S. Source of Biomass Cooking Fuel Determines Pulmonary Response to Household Air Pollution. Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 2013 Oct 8. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 24102120
    7. Yarmus L, Akulian J, Gilbert C, Feller-Kopman D, Lee HJ, Zarogoulidis P, Lechtzin N, Ali SZ, Sathiyamoorthy V. Optimizing Endobronchial Ultrasound for Molecular Analysis: How Many Passes Are Needed? Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2013 Sep 30. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 24079724
    8. Zarogoulidis P, Yarmus L, Darwiche K, Walter R, Huang H, Li Z, Zaric B, Tsakiridis K, Zarogoulidis K. Interleukin-6 cytokine: a multifunctional glycoprotein for cancer. Immunome Res. 2013 Aug 12;9(62):16535. doi: 10.1186/2090-5009-9-1. PMID: 24078831
    9. Gilbert CR, Chen A, Akulian JA, Lee HJ, Wahidi M, Argento AC, Tanner NT, Pastis NJ, Harris K, Sterman D, Toth JW, Chenna PR, Feller-Kopman D, Yarmus L. The use of convex probe endobronchial ultrasound-guided transbronchial needle aspiration in a pediatric population: A multicenter study. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2013 Sep 13. doi: 10.1002/ppul.22887. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 24039186
    10. Zarogoulidis P, Petridis D, Ritzoulis C, Darwiche K, Kioumis I, Porpodis K, Spyratos D, Hohenforst-Schmidt W, Yarmus L, Huang H, Li Q, Freitag L, Zarogoulidis K. Internal mouthpiece designs as a future perspective for enhanced aerosol deposition. Comparative results for aerosol chemotherapy and aerosol antibiotics. Int J Pharm. 2013 Nov 18;456(2):325-31. doi: 10.1016/j.ijpharm.2013.09.004. Epub 2013 Sep 11. PMID: 24035789
  • Academic Affiliations & Courses +
  • Activities & Honors +


    • American College of Chest Physicians, 2006
    • American Thoracic Society, 2006
    • Society for Critical Care Medicine, 2006
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