Roger Yusen, MD, MPH

Associate Professor, Medicine

Divisions of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

Director, Mentors in Medicine

Medical Director, Lung Volume Reduction Surgery Program

yusenr@wustl.edu

 

 

Areas of Clinical Interest

  • Pulmonology
  • Critical Care

 

Board Certification

  • Board certified, National Board of Medical Examiners, 1992
  • Board certified, American Board of Internal Medicine, 1993
  • Board certified, American Board of Internal Medicine,
  • Pulmonary Diseases, 1997; passed recertification exam 2006, 2016
  • Board certified, American Board of Internal Medicine,
  • Critical Care Medicine, 1998; passed recertification exam 2007

 

Areas of Clinical Interest

  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Medicine
  • Lung Transplantation
  • Lung Volume Reduction
  • Venous Thromboembolism
  • COPD

 

Medical Education

  •  B.S. University of Illinois, Champaign, IL, 1986
  •  Medical Degree: University of Illinois, Chicago, IL, 1990
  •  MPH (Biostatistics Concentration): St. Louis University School of Public Health, St. Louis, MO, May 18, 2002
  •  Residency: Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 1991-93
  •  Fellowships: Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, MO, 1993 - 1996
  •  Technology Assessment Program, Division of General Medical Sciences, Washington University School of Medicine, 1996 - 1999

 

Hospital Affiliations

  • Barnes-Jewish Hospital

 

Awards and Honors (selected)

  • Undergraduate: University of Illinois College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Phi Beta Kappa.
  • Graduate: University of Illinois College of Medicine, Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society.
  • Postgraduate/Residency: Duke University Medical Center, Assistant Chief Medical Resident (1992)
  • Postgraduate/Fellowship: American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP) Young Investigator Award (1995); Norman P. Knowlton, Jr., M.D., Incentive for Excellence Award (1996-1997).
  • Faculty: ACCP Leadership Development in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Program (1999); ACCP Young Investigator Award (2000); Fellow, College of Chest Physicians (2002).

 

Selected Publications

  • Yusen RD, Hong B, Murray SK, Messersmith E, Lopez B, Brown KL, Ojo A, Odim J, Merion RM, Barr M.  Morbidity and mortality of 369 live lung donors. Am J Transplant 2011; 11 (suppl. 2):49. Presented at the American Transplant Congress meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, May, 2011.

 

  • Yusen RD, Hull RD, Schellong SM, Tapson VF, Monreal M, Samama MM, Turpie AGG. The Impact of Age on the Efficacy and Safety of Extended-Duration Thromboprophylaxis in Acutely Ill Medical Patients with Recent Immobility: A Sub-group Analysis from the EXCLAIM study (Abstract #438).  Blood 2008; 112:167.  Presented at the American Society of Hematology Meeting, San Francisco, California, December 8, 2008.

 

  • Yusen RD, Hull RD, Schellong SM, Tapson VF, Monreal M, Samama MM, Turpie AGG. The Effects of the Degree of Mobility Reduction and Prespecified Risk Factors on Venous Thromboembolism Rates in Acutely Ill Medical Patients in the EXCLAIM study (Abstract # 952380).  Blood 2007; 110 (11, part 1 of 2):551a.  Presented at the American Society of Hematology Meeting, December 9, 2007, Athens, Georgia.

 

  • Yusen RD, Habrock TE, Brown KL, Sumner W, Nease RF, Lefrak SS, Cooper JD, Littenberg B.  Impact of lung volume reduction surgery on quality of life.  Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2005; 2:A293.  Presented at the American Thoracic Society meeting, 2005.

 

  • Yusen RD, Brown KL, Habrock TE, Sumner W, Nease RF, Patterson GA, Trulock EP, Littenberg B.  The impact of lung transplantation on quality of life in patients with COPD.  J Heart and Lung Transplant 2005; 24:S156-7.  Presented at the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation meeting, 2005.

 

  • Yusen RD, Davis GE, Pohl MS, Biggar DG, Myers BF, Lefrak SS, Cooper JD. Change in subjective physical functioning after lung volume reduction surgery.  AJRCCM 2001; 163:A487.  Presented at the American Thoracic Society meeting, 2001.

 

  • Yusen RD, Meyers BF, Lefrak SS, Gierada DG, Slone RM, Davis GE, Biggar DG, Pohl MS, Cooper JD.  Outcomes of 200 consecutive patients after lung volume reduction surgery.  CHEST 2000; 118:102-3S. Presented at the American College of Chest Physicians meeting, 2000.

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