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Lonny Brett Yarmus, D.O.

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Clinical Chief, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care

Associate Professor of Medicine

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Expertise: 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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Background

Dr. Lonny Yarmus is an assistant professor of medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. His areas of clinical expertise include critical care, interventional pulmonology and lung cancer. 

Dr. Yarmus serves as the clinical chief for the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care and the fellowship director of Interventional Pulmonology at Johns Hopkins.

He earned his D.O. from the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed his residency in pulmonary and critical care medicine at the University of Maine. He performed fellowships in pulmonary medicine at Johns Hopkins and pulmonary and critical care medicine at the Maine Medical Center.

Dr. Yarmus' research interests include central airway obstruction, lung cancer, lung transplant airway stenosis and interventional pulmonology.

He is a member of the American College of Chest Physicians, the American Thoracic Society and the Society for Critical Care Medicine.

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Titles

  • Clinical Chief, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care
  • Director, Interventional Pulmonary Research Core at Johns Hopkins Bayview
  • Associate Professor of Medicine

Departments / Divisions

Education

Degrees

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

Residencies

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

Fellowships

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

Board Certifications

  • 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

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Shafiq M, Frick KD, Lee H, Yarmus L, Feller-Kopman DJ. "Management of malignant pleural effusion: a cost-utility analysis." J Bronchology Interv Pulmonol. 2015 Jul;22(3):215-25. doi: 10.1097/LBR.0000000000000192.

Arias S, Semaan R, Lee H, Molena D, Feller-Kopman D, Yarmus L. "Tridimensional medical thoracoscopy." Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2015 Jun;12(6):945-7. doi: 10.1513/AnnalsATS.201503-164CC. No abstract available.

Arias S, Lee H, Semaan R, Frimpong B, Ortiz R, Feller-Kopman D, Oakjones-Burgess K, Yarmus L. "Use of electromagnetic navigational transthoracic needle aspiration (E-TTNA) for sampling of lung nodules." J Vis Exp. 2015 May 23;(99):e52723. doi: 10.3791/52723.

Lampaki S, Lazaridis G, Zarogoulidis K, Kioumis I, Papaiwannou A, Tsirgogianni K, Karavergou A, Tsiouda T, Karavasilis V, Yarmus L, Darwiche K, Freitag L, Sakkas A, Kantzeli A, Baka S, Hohenforst-Schmidt W, Zarogoulidis P. "Defining the role of tyrosine kinase inhibitors in early stage non-small cell lung cancer." J Cancer. 2015 May 7;6(6):568-74. doi: 10.7150/jca.11893. eCollection 2015. Review.

Akulian JA, Yarmus L, Feller-Kopman D. "The role of cricothyrotomy, tracheostomy, and percutaneous tracheostomy in airway management." Anesthesiol Clin. 2015 Jun;33(2):357-67. doi: 10.1016/j.anclin.2015.02.009. Review.

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

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]

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Activities & Honors

Memberships

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

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