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David J Feller-Kopman, M.D.

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  • Director, Bronchoscopy & Interventional Pulmonology at The Johns Hopkins Hospital
  • Professor of Medicine
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Expertise

Bronchoscopy, Critical Care Medicine, Interventional Pulmonology, Pleural Diseases, Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine

Research Interests

Pleural pathophysiology, including the treatment of recurrent pleural effusions; Investigating the physiology and pathophysiology of non-malignant central airway obstruction; Improving the multidisciplinary treatment of patients with complex airway disease ...read more

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The Johns Hopkins Hospital (Main Entrance)

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Background

Dr. David Feller-Kopman is a Professor of Medicine, Anesthesiology and Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. His areas of clinical expertise include bronchoscopy, critical care medicine and interventional pulmonology. 

Dr. Feller-Kopman serves as the director of interventional pulmonology at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.

He earned his M.D. from the George Washington University School of Medicine. He completed his residency at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and performed a combined fellowship in pulmonary and critical care medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. 

Dr. Feller-Kopman's research interests include pleural pathophysiology, including the treatment of recurrent pleural effusions; investigating the physiology and pathophysiology of non-malignant central airway obstruction; and improving the multidisciplinary treatment of patients with complex airway disease.

He is a past president of the American Association for Bronchology and Interventional Pulmonology. He has been recognized with Geoffrey McLennan Memorial Award for Advances in Interventional Pulmonology by the American Association for Bronchology and Interventional Pulmonology, and received the Pasquale Ciaglia Award from the American College of Chest Physicians.  He was recently inducted into the Miller-Coulson Academy of Clinical Excellence at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.  

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Titles

  • Director, Bronchoscopy & Interventional Pulmonology at The Johns Hopkins Hospital
  • Professor of Medicine
  • Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine
  • Professor of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

Departments / Divisions

Centers & Institutes

Education

Degrees

  • MD, The George Washington University School of Medicine (1994)

Residencies

  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center / Medicine (1997)
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center / Medicine (1999)

Fellowships

  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (2002)
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital / Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine (2002)
  • Massachusetts General Hospital / Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine (2002)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine / Critical Care Medicine (2001)
  • American Board of Internal Medicine / Pulmonary Disease (2000)

Research & Publications

Research Summary

Dr. Feller-Kopman’s research focuses on the minimally invasive treatment of patients with malignant pleural effusion.   Dr. Feller-Kopman co-founded the Interventional Pulmonary Outcomes Group (IPOG) whose mission is to provide and support multicenter prospective trials in the Interventional Pulmonary space.  He is also involved with several projects investigating minimally invasive ways to diagnose and treat lung cancer.  His goal is to advance the science of Interventional Pulmonology in order to improve the quality of life of patients with malignant pleural effusions and central airway obstruction as well as to develop new strategies to diagnosis and treat lung cancer.

Clinical Trials

Dr. Feller-Kopman is participating in the SWIFT clinical study for individuals who have difficulty breathing and suffer from malignant pleural effusions.

Activities & Honors

Honors

  • Board of Directors, American Association of Bronchology & Intervnetinoal Pulmonology
  • Alpha Omega Alpha
  • Geoffrey McLennan Memorial Award for Advances in Interventional Pulmonology, American Association for Bronchology and Interventional Pulmonology, 2012
  • American College of Chest Physicians' Geoffrey McClennan Memorial Award, 2013
  • American College of Chest Physicians' Pasquale Ciaglia Memorial Award, 2014
  • Miller-Coulson Academy of Clinical Excellence, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 2017

Memberships

  • American College of Chest Physicians
    Fellow
  • American Thoracic Society
    Member

Professional Activities

  • Board of Directors, American Association of Bronchology and Interventional Pulmonology

Videos & Media

Recent News Articles and Media Coverage

New Clinical Study Published Highlighting Value of Veran Medical Technologies' SPiN Thoracic Navigation System & SPiNPerc, PR Web (6/1/2016)

Guideline released on minimally invasive procedure, EBUS-TBNA, to diagnose lung disease, Science Daily (9/24/2015)

Mouthlab: Patients' vital signs are just a breath away, Science Daily (8/24/2015)

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