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Vincent E. Lotano, M.D.
Thoracic Surgery

 
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Administrative Office:
Pennsylvania Hospital
800 Walnut Street, Floor 19
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Administrative Assistant: Charmaine Briggs
Administrative Telephone:
215-829-2092
Administrative Fax: 215-829-5350

Clinical Offices:
Pennsylvania Hospital
800 Walnut Street, Floor 19
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Clinical Telephone: 215-829-2092
Clinical Fax: 215-829-5350

Contact Information (internal use only)

vincent.lotano@uphs.upenn.edu

 

Dr. Vincent Lotano is a member of the Division of Thoracic Surgery. His clinical interests include all benign and malignant disease of the lungs with a special focus on lung cancer surgery. He also has an active interest in Minimally Invasive Chest surgery, Sarcoma surgery.

His research interests include Stage IIIa lung cancer trials regarding adjuvant and neoadjuvant treatments (preoperative and/or postoperative chemotherapy and radiation trials) Sarcoma research. He is also active in surgical education at the medical student and resident level clinically and involving the simulation center.

Dr. Lotano is an active member of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons, the American College of Chest Physicians, and the American College of Surgeons.

 
Appointments
2008 - present Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery
Perelman School of Medicine
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
2007 - 2008 Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery
University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey/Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Camden, New Jersey
 
2001 - 2007 Assistant Professor of Surgery
University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey/Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Camden, New Jersey
 
Hospital and Administrative Appointments
2010 - present Head, Thoracic Sarcoma Surgery
Pennsylvania Hospital
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
2010 - present Director of Thoracic Surgery
Pennsylvania Hospital
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
2008 - present Active Surgeon, Pennsylvania Hospital
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
2006 - 2007 Medical Advisor, School of Perfusion
Cooper Health System
Camden, New Jersey
 
2005 - 2007 Director, Thoracic Surgical Oncology
Cancer Institute of New Jersey at Cooper Hospital
Camden, New Jersey
 
2005 - 2008 Deputy Director for Medical Undergraduate Education, Cooper Health System
Camden, New Jersey
 
2004 - 2007 Head, Section of Pulmonary Surgery
Cooper Health System, Camden, New Jersey
 
2001 - 2008 Surgical Staff, Cooper Hospital
Camden, New Jersey
 
Education/Training
1993 M.D. University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey/
Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Camden, New Jersey
 
1991 St. George’s University School of Medicine
Grenada, West Indies
(no degree awarded; transfer to UMDNJ)
 
1988 B.A. Hartwick College, Oneonta, New York (English)
 
Postgraduate Training and Fellowship Appointments
1999 - 2001 Resident in Cardiothoracic Surgery
University of Missouri Hospitals and Clinics
Columbia, Missouri
 
1993 - 1999 Resident in General Surgery, Cooper Hospital/University Medical Center
Camden, New Jersey
 
Memberships/Societies
 
National/International Societies
  • American College of Chest Physicians (Fellow), Oct. 2004-present
  • American College of Surgeons (Fellow), Oct. 2006-present
  • Society of Thoracic Surgeons (Jan. 2006-present)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Research
2004 UMDNJ – Foundation
“Allogeneic Vascularized Bone Marrow Transplantation”
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Publications
Abstracts
  1. Ramsamooj R, Llull R, Tatem LD, Black KS, Lotano V, Dalsey RM, Born CT, DeLong, WG, Hewitt CW: “Graft Verses Host Disease in Extremity Transplantation: Digital Image Analysis of Bone Marrow and TGF-? Expression in Situ Using a Novel 3-D Microscope. Cybercongress Transplantation in the Next Millennium, Advances in Technology and Immunosuppression, pg. 136, 1995.
  2. Charles W. Hewitt, PhD, Michael J. Englesbe, BS, Gene J. DeMorat, BS, Linda D. Tatem, BS, Steven Levin, MD, Vincent Lotano, MD, Robert M. Dalsey, MD, Christopher T. Born, MD, and William G. DeLong, MD. “In Situ IL-2 Receptor Expression in the Marrow of Composite Tissue Allograft (CTA) Chimeras Analyzed by Digital Image Processing and a Novel High Definition 3-D Microscope.”. Poster Presentation at the Inflammation and Multiple Organ Failure: Mechanisms and Therapy in Trauma and Burns in Snowbird, Utah, January 20-24, 1996.
  3. Levin S, Lotano V, Hausen B, Wagner T, Zeltsman D, Santos M, Strande L, Doolin E, Hewitt CW: Digital image analysis of lung transplant rejection in the rat: Quantitative differences between ischemic reperfusion injury in syngeneic grafts vs untreated allogeneic grafts. Presented at the Experimental Biology, Washington, D.C., April, 1996.
  4. D. Zeltsman, J.Quinn, S. Levin, V. Lotano, C. Mores and G. Slotman: Physiologic Plasma Levels of Leukotriene C4 Mediated Hemodynamic Dysfunction of Graded Bacteremia Without Stimulating Mediator Release. Supplement to SHOCK Vol. 5, 1996 pg 42.
  5. David Zeltsman, James Quinn, Sajad Bilgrami, Vincent Lotano, Steven Levin, Christopher Mores, and Gus Slotman: Physiologic Thromboxane A2 Agonist Infusion Causes Septic Hemodynamics Without Stimulating Mediator Release. Supplement 1 SHOCK Vol. 5 pg 10.
  6. Vincent Lotano, S. Levin, K. Salartash, J. Gallucci, J Quinn, E. Catalano, G. Slotman: Therapeutic Effects of Fluconazole on Pulmonary Microanatomy in Septic Shock. Society of Critical Care Medicine’s 26th Educational & Scientific Symposium February 6-10, 1997 San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, California. Supplement to: Critical Care Medicine January 1997 Volume 25/Number 1, #180.
  7. Charles Antinori MD; M Tarnoff MD; M Goodman MD; M Abbate BS; V Lotano MD; K Mortman MD; J Santaspirit MD; J Kuchler MD; V Manuele MD; J Heim MD; D DiPaola MD; D Villanueva MD. Department of Surgery, UMDNJ- Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Cooper Hospital/University Medical Center, Camden, NJ. Ten-Year Experience With Mersilene Reinforced Sternal Wound Closure. American College of Chest Physicians Oct. 26-30, 1997, New Orleans, Louisiana, Chest/112/3/Sept, 1997 Suppliment pg. 149S.
  8. Jean S, Cinel I, Gratz I, Tay C, Lotano V, Deal E, Parrillo JE, Dellinger RP. Eur J Anaesthesiol. 2008 Dec;25(12):995-1001. Epub 2008 May 20. Image-based monitoring of one-lung Ventilation.
  9. McCoy JV, Hollenberg SM, Dellinger RP, Arnold RC, Ruoss L, Lotano V, Peters P, Parrillo JE, Trzeciak S. Continuous cardiac index monitoring: A prospective observational study of agreement between a pulmonary artery catheter and a calibrated minimally invasive technique. Resuscitation. 2009 Aug;80(8):893-7.
  10. Arnold RC, Dellinger RP, Parrillo JE, Chansky ME, Lotano VE, McCoy JV, Jones AE, Shapiro NI, Hollenberg SM, Trzeciak S. Discordance between microcirculatory alterations and arterial pressure in patients with hemodynamic instability. J Crit Care. 2012 May 15.
Case Reports
  1. Migration of an inferior vena cava filter to the pulmonary artery
    Wissam Abouzgheib*, Juan Carlos Zubieta, Vincent Lotano, David Gerber European Journal of Cardio-thoracic Surgery Cooper University Hospital, Pulmonary and Critical Care Department, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Camden, NJ, 08103, United States Received 9 August 2007; received in revised form 17 December 2007; accepted 21 December 2007.
Manuscripts
  1. Ramsamooj R, Llull R, Tatem LD, Black KS, Lotano V, Dalsey RM, Born CT, DeLong, WG, Hewitt CW: “Graft Verses Host Disease in Extremity Transplantation: Digital Image Analysis of Bone Marrow and TGF-? Expression in Situ Using a Novel 3-D Microscope. Transplant Proc In Press.
  2. Jean S, Cinel I, Gratz I, Tay C, Lotano V, Deal E, Parrillo JE, Dellinger RP. Image- based monitoring of one lung ventilation with vibration response imaging. European Journal of Anesthesia 2008; (Accepted).
Journal Review
  1. Critical Care Medicine Article Reviewer for Publications - July 2002- present. Editor Joseph Parillo, MD.
Text Book Chapters
  1. Textbook of Critical Care Medicine “Chest Tube Thoracostomy” Third Edition. Parrillo/Delllinger 2008
  2. Textbook of Critical Care Medicine “Chest Tube Thoracostomy” Fourth Edition. Parrillo/Delllinger 2012 – in press
 
Awards
2013 Philadelphia Magazine Top Doctors
 
2012 US News and World Report Top Doctors
 
2012 Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. America's Trusted Source for Identifying Top Doctors
The Best in American Medicine
 
2012 Philadelphia Magazine Top Doctors
 
2011 US News and World Report Top Doctors
 
2011 Philadelphia Magazine Top Doctors
 
2011 SJ Magazine April Top Docs  - Thoracic Surgery
 
2010 Philadelphia Magazine Top Doctors
 
2009 – 2010 SJ Magazine September 2009Best Doctors – Doctors Choice
 
2008 Robert Wood Johnson Medical School “Excellence in Teaching Award”
 
2007 SJ Magazine Top Doc September - Doctors Choice
 
2007 Readers Choice Top Physicians - SJ  Magazine, September
 
2006 SJ  Magazine, September - Top Doc Thoracic Surgery
 
2005 SJ  Magazine  September
 
2005 South Jersey Magazine - Top Docs Issue

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