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Carlos Emilio Picone, M.D.

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Specializes in: Adults (18+ years)

Male

Expertise: Critical Care Medicine, Hospice and Palliative Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine ...read more

Locations

Chevy Chase Pulmonary Associates
Appointment Phone: 301-656-7374

5530 Wisconsin Ave
Suite 1150
Chevy Chase, MD 20815 map
Fax: 202-686-2185

Background

Dr.Carlos Picone, board certified pulmonologist, served as Vice-Chair, Department of Internal Medicine at Sibley Memorial Hospital in Washington, D.C. and Chairman of the Pulmonary Medicine Division.

Dr.Picone received his medical degree from the National University of Cordoba, Argentina in 1989, graduating summa cum laude. He completed a residency in Internal Medicine at the Medical College of Virginia, and Felllowships in Critical Care Medicine at the National Institutes of Health and in Pulmonary Medicine at the Medical College of Virginia.

Dr.Picone holds Board Certifications in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine, Critical Care Medicine and Hospice and Palliative Care Medicine. He has authored articles on pulmonary arterial hypertension and treatment, bioethics,end-of-life decision-making and parenchymal lung diseases.

He has been a Medical Volunteer in several Latin American countries and currently volunteers with Mobile Medical Clinics of Greater Washington, D.C., where he serves at its Executive Board with the mission of providing free medical care to the underserved community of Washington.Dr.Picone also serves as a Board Member of Operation Canasta, supporting schools and orphanages in Argentina's hinterland.

Dr.Picone is a partner in private practice with Chevy Chase Pulmonary Associates.

His major professional interests include:

  • Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension - Pathophysiology and Treatment.
  • Bioethics and End-of-Life Decision Making.
  • Parenchymal Lung Diseases.

Dr.Picone has overseas experience in Europe, the Middle East, Central and South America. He also has an interest in literature, chess, squash and astronomy.

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Departments / Divisions

  • Medicine at Sibley Memorial Hospital
  • Medicine at Suburban Hospital

Education

Degrees

  • MD, Universidad Nacional De Cordoba (1990)

Residencies

  • Medical College of Virginia / Internal Medicine (1993)
  • Medical College of Virginia / Internal Medicine (1994)

Fellowships

  • National Institutes of Health-Credentialing Services Section / Critical Care Medicine (1996)
  • Medical College of Virginia / Pulmonary Medicine (1998)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Hospice and Palliative Medicine / Hospice and Palliative Medicine (2012)
  • American Board of Internal Medicine / Critical Care Medicine (1999, 2009)
  • American Board of Internal Medicine / Internal Medicine (1993, 2003)
  • American Board of Internal Medicine / Pulmonary Disease (1998, 2008)

Research & Publications

Selected Publications

  1. Medical Complications of Cocaine: Possible relationship to low plasma cholinesterase enzyme. Om A; Ellahham S; Picone C; Ornato JP. Am Heart J 1993 Apr;125(4):1114-8.
  2. One of the Many Faces of Systemic Mastocytosis: Hemodynamic collapse. Abstract presentation - Clinical Vignettes. American College of Physicians Meeting-1994.
  3. Non-Resolving Pneumonia. Picone, C. Chest 1998; 114:923-926.
  4. Recurrent acute respiratory distress syndrome from use of salicylate containing over-the-counter preparations. Picone, C. Chest 1998; 114:408-S.
  5. Acute Pneumonitis after In-Vitro Fertilization with IM Progesterone. Picone C. JResp Dis 2008; 29:170-71.
  6. Opening Debate on End-of-Life Medical Care. Progress Notes. Suburban Hospital 2010
  7. Palliative Care and Opening Debate on End-of-Life Medical Care. Sibley MD March 2010
  8. Subacute Dyspnea, Hypoxemia and Refractory Cardiopulmonary Collapse – Postgraduate Education Corner. CHEST 2012;141(4):1106-9.

Activities & Honors

Honors

  • Top Rated, Consumer Checkbook, 2008
  • Top Doctors in Washington, Washingtonian Magazine, 2008
  • Patients’ Choice Award, 2012
  • Sibley Memorial Hospital, Chairman, Pulmonary Medicine, 2005 - 2011
  • Sibley Memorial Hospital, Vice Chairman, Internal Medicine, 2011 - 2013
  • Best Doctors® in America, 2011 - 2012
  • Externship in Pathology - Medical College of Virginia, 1998
  • Summae Cum Laude, Medical School, 1990
  • Keynote Speaker – Medical School Graduation Ceremony, 1990
  • Winner of the Syntex/MEDICINE Award for Excellence in Clinical Practice, 1992
  • Medicine Chief Resident - Medical College of Virginia, 1993 - 1994
  • Sibley Memorial Hospital – Honorary Chair for contributions to SMH, 2006
  • Hispanic Health Leadership Award granted by the   National Hispanic Medical Association
  • President, Pan American Medical Society, 2006 - 2008
  • Pan American Medical Society Board Member, 2002
  • President – Sibley Memorial Hospital Medical Association, 2009 - 2010
  • Medical Executive Committee – Member At Large, 2010 - 2012
  • Greater Washington Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, 2014
  • Award for Cooperative Medicine
  • Top Rated, Consumer Checkbook, 2008
  • Top Doctors in Washington, Washingtonian Magazine, 2008
  • Patients’ CHOICE AWARD 2012
  • Best Doctors® in America, 2011 - 2014
  • Externship in Pathology , Medical College of Virginia, 1988
  • Summae Cum Laude , Class Rank # 1 – Medical School, 1990
  • Keynote Speaker, Medical School Graduation Ceremony, 1990
  • Winner of the Syntex/MEDICINE Award for Excellence in Clinical Practice , 1992
  • Honorary Chair for contributions to SMH, Sibley Memorial Hospital, 2006
  • Hispanic Health Leadership Award, National Hispanic Medical Association
  • President, Pan American Medical Society , 2006 - 2008
  • President – Sibley Memorial Hospital Medical Association, 2009 - 2010
  • Medical Executive Committee – Member At Large, 2010 - 2012
  • Award for Cooperative Medicine, Greater Washington Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, 2014

Memberships

  • American College of Chest Physicians , 2001
    Fellow
  • American College of Physicians , 2006
    Fellow
  • European Respiratory Society , 2010
    Fellow
  • National Hispanic Medical Association , 2007
    Member
  • Osler Society , 2012 - 2013
    President
  • Pan American Medical Society , 2006 - 2008
    President
  • Sibley Medical Association , 2009 - 2010
    President
  • Society of Critical Care Medicine , 1999
    Member
  • Latino Asthma Initiative , 2009
    Member
  • Medical College of Virginia , 1993 - 1994
    Admissions Committee Member
  • Mission work in Latin American communities
    Medical Volunteer
  • Mobile Medical Clinics of Greater Washington DC, 2013
    Board Member
  • Mobile Medical Clinics of Greater Washington DC, 2007
    Medical Volunteer
  • Operation Canasta , 2007
    Board Member
  • Pan American Medical Society , 2004
    Board Member
  • Pulmonary Journal Club – Washington DC, 2000
    Organizer

Videos & Media

Lectures and Presentations

  • Tobacco Cessation
  • Maximizing your Lung Power
  • Lung Cancer: Prevention and Early Detection
    Presentations
    Sibley Memorial Hospital
  • Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
    Grand Rounds
  • Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension: Update
    Guest Speaker , Argentina (01/01/2009)
    National Congress of Cardiology
  • Mechanical Ventilation: Invasive and Non-Invasive ventilation Update
    Grand Rounds
  • Towards a Healthy Life:Several Presentations to local and international schools
  • Oxygen: Cosmological history of an essential element for life
    Several Grand Rounds presentations
  • Palliative Medicine: The Last Breath

    Hospice Network of Maryland, Capital Hospice
  • Pulmonary Complications of Rheumatologic Disease
    Grand Rounds presentations
  • Eosinophilic Lung Diseases
    Grand Rounds presentations
  • Pulmonary Vasculitides
    Grand Rounds presentations
  • Asthma: State of the Art
    Grand Rounds presentations and guest speaker
    Peace Corps, DC
  • Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
    Literature Update  (01/01/2010)
    National University of Cordoba
  • Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension 
    International guest speaker (01/01/2010)
    National University of Cordoba
  • Immunizations: Current recommendations and focus on Influenza Vaccination and Preventive Strategies
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