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John H. Hansen-Flaschen, MD

John H. Hansen-Flaschen, MD Physician

Medical Director, Harron Lung Center
Paul F. Harron, Jr. Family Professor

Dr. Hansen-Flaschen is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

About Dr. J Hansen-Flaschen

Recognized annually in Philadelphia Magazine's Top Docs issue from 2004 through 2015

Recognized by America's Top Doctors, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2012-14

Recognized by Best Doctors in America 2003-2004, 2005-2006, 2007-2008, 2009-2010, 2011-2012, 2013-2014

Clinical Specialties

Specialties:

  • Medicine
    • Pulmonary Medicine

Programs & Services:

  • Cancer
    • Lung Cancer
  • Lung
    • Adult Cystic Fibrosis and Bronchiectasis
    • Bronchiectasis (non-CF)
    • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) & Emphysema
    • Interstitial Lung Disease (ILD) and Sarcoidosis
    • Medical Critical Care
    • Mycobacterial Disease and Chronic Respiratory Infections
    • Pulmonary Diagnostics and Second Opinion (Consultative Pulmonology)

Board Certification:

  • Internal Medicine, 1979
  • Pulmonary Disease, 1982

Conditions & Treatments:

  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • critical care medicine
  • diagnosis/second opinion
  • diagnostic problems
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Carcinoid Tumor
  • lung volume reduction - emphysema
  • Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • pulmonary disease
  • Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Wegener's granulomatosis

Practice Locations and Appointments

  • Harron Lung Center

    Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine West Pavilion, 1st Floor 3400 Civic Center Boulevard Philadelphia, PA 19104 800-789-PENN (7366)

    A facility of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Care
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan

Education and Training

Medical School: New York University School of Medicine
Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Memberships

American Thoracic Society - Bioethics Task Force Steering Committee, American Thoracic Society - Bioethics Task Force, American Thoracic Society - Clinical Problems Assembly Nominating Committee - Chair, American Thoracic Society - Clinical Problems Assembly Program Committee, American Thoracic Society - Critical Care Assembly Program Committee, American Thoracic Society - International Relations Committee, American Thoracic Society - Long-range Planning Committee, Clinical Problems Assembly Chair, American Thoracic Society - Postgraduate Education Committee, American Thoracic Society - Task Force on Allocation of ICU Resources Steering Committee, American Thoracic Society - Task Force on Care of Pulmonary Patients at the End of Life, American Thoracic Society - Third Annual State-of-the-Art Review Course (Orlando, FL), American Thoracic Society National Committee, Asthma Research Campaign - Co-Chair, Philadelphia Committee, American Thoracic Society Organizing Committee, First Annual State-of-the-Art Review Course. A national, four-day clinical update course for 250 physicians, February, 1996 - Chair., American Thoracic Society Organizing Committee, Second Annual State-of-the-Art Review Course (San Diego, CA) - Chair, Association of Subspecialty Pofessor - Accreditation and Curriculum Council, Drinkers Society for Critical Care Medicine in Philadelphia - Founder and First President, Fellow, American College of Physicians - Editorial Board for Pulmonary and Critical Care, MKSAP 13 Chair, Fellow, College of Physicians of Philadelphia - Steering Committee, Bioethics Section, Laennec Society of Philadelphia - Executive Board, Laennec Society of Philadelphia - President, Pennsylvania Thoracic Society - Chair, Managed Care Committee, Pennsylvania Thoracic Society - Executive Committee, Pennsylvania Thoracic Society - Program Committee,

Affiliation

Dr. Hansen-Flaschen is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Medicine Rittenhouse Long-Term Acute Care Hospital: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.

Research

Selected Publications:

Taichman D, Plotkin R, Mitchell L, Hopkins R, Seher M, Demissie E, Gaughan C, Hansen-Flaschen J,Palevsky H and Christie J: Cognitive impairment in patients with pulmonary hypertension Presented at the Annual International meeting of the American Thoracic Society : 2004.

Lipson DA, Fischer MC, Gefter W, Hansen-Flaschen J, Yu J, Spector ZZ, Rajael SM, Emami K, Neujahr D, Douglas L, Connick T, Lay M, Ishii M, Schnall M, Rizi RR: Human imaging of ventilation/perfusion ratios using hyperpolarized 3He MRI Presented at the International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine : 2004.

Hansen-Flaschen, J.: The National Emphysema Treatment Trial Research Group.Lung volume reduction for Emphysema: results of the National Emphysema Treatment Trial N Engl J Med 348 : 2059-2073,2003.

Hansen-Flaschen, J.: The National Emphysema Treatment Trial Research Group. Cost-effectiveness of lung volume reduction surgery for patients with severe emphysema N Engl J Med 348 : 2092-2102,2003.

Margolis ML. Christie JD, Silvestri GA, Larry Kaiser L, Silverio S, Hansen-Flaschen J.: Racial disparities pertaining to a single belief regarding lung cancer surgery: results of a multi-center survey. Annals Intern Med 139 : 558-563,2003.

Hansen-Flaschen J.: Update in Pulmonary Medicine Ann Intern Med 138 : 319-325,2003.

Hansen-Flaschen J.: Advanced lung disease: end-of-life care. In: Management of Non-neoplastic Advanced Lung Disease : 731-743,2003.

Gariti P, Rosenthal DI, Lindell K, Hansen-Flaschen, J. Shrager J, Lipkin C, Alterman AI, Kaiser LR.: Validating a dipstick method for detecting recent smoking. Cancer Epidemiol Bio Prev 11 : 1123-1125,2002.

Karampela I, Hansen-Flaschen J, Smith S, Reily D, Fuchs B.: A dyspnea evaluation protocol for respiratory therapists: a feasibility study. Respir Care Respir Care 47 : 1158-1161,2002.

Lipson DA, Roberts DA, Hansen-Flaschen J, Gentile TR, Jones G, Thompson A, Dimitrov IE, Leigh JS, Schnall M, Rizi RR.: Pulmonary ventilation and perfusion scanning using hyperpolarized helium-3 and arterial spin tagging in healthy normal subjects, pulmonary embolism and orthoptic lung transplant patients. Magn Reson Med 47 : 1073-1076,2002.

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Academic Contact Info

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
873 Maloney
3400 Spruce Street

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 662-6003
Fax: (215) 614-0516
Patient appointments: 800-789-PENN (7366)

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