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TitleAssistant Professor
InstitutionBaylor College of Medicine
DepartmentDepartment of Medicine
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    2002Alpha Omega Alpha, Texas A&M University College of Medicine
    2002John C Starr Award for Academic Achievement in Internal Medicine, Texas A&M University College of Medicine
    2002Helen Salyer Anderson Award for the Outstanding Graduating Senior for Academic Achievement, Texas A&M University College of Medicine
    2007COL Robert Moser Award for Outstanding Army Internist of the Year, Army Chapter of the American College of Physicians
    2008Medicine Teacher of the Year, Carl R Darnall Army Medical Center Family Medicine Residency
    2009Non-Family Medicine Teacher of the Year, Carl R Darnall Army Medical Center Family Medicine Residency
    2010Best First Year Fellow Peer Award, Baylor College of Medicine Pulmonary/Critical Care Fellowship
    2012Outstanding Graduating Fellow, Baylor College of Medicine Pulmonary/Critical Care Fellowship
    2011 - 2012Chief Fellow, Baylor College of Medicine Pulmonary/Critical Care Fellowship
    2015 - 2016Outstanding Pulmonary/Critical Care Faculty, Baylor College of Medicine Pulmonary/Critical Care Fellowship
    2017Early Career Faculty Award for Excellence in Patient Care, Baylor College of Medicine

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    1. Mayor JM, Lazarus DR, Casal RF, Omer S, Preventza O, Simpson K, Jimenez E, Cornwell LD. Air Leak Management Program With Digital Drainage Reduces Length of Stay After Lobectomy. Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Dec; 106(6):1647-1653. PMID: 30218663.
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    2. You R, DeMayo FJ, Liu J, Cho SN, Burt BM, Creighton CJ, Casal RF, Lazarus DR, Lu W, Tung HY, Yuan X, Hill-McAlester A, Kim M, Perusich S, Cornwell L, Rosen D, Song LZ, Paust S, Diehl G, Corry D, Kheradmand F. IL17A Regulates Tumor Latency and Metastasis in Lung Adeno and Squamous SQ.2b and AD.1 Cancer. Cancer Immunol Res. 2018 06; 6(6):645-657. PMID: 29653981.
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    3. Falce K, Guy E, Hyman D, Hotze T, Lazarus D, Bandi V, Parchem J, Davidson C, Munnur U. Bronchoscopic resection of a tracheobronchial leiomyoma in a pregnant patient. Int J Obstet Anesth. 2018 08; 35:93-96. PMID: 29764714.
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    4. Miller RJ, Casal RF, Lazarus DR, Ost DE, Eapen GA. Flexible Bronchoscopy. Clin Chest Med. 2018 03; 39(1):1-16. PMID: 29433707.
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    5. Lazarus DR, Casal RF. Persistent air leaks: a review with an emphasis on bronchoscopic management. J Thorac Dis. 2017 Nov; 9(11):4660-4670. PMID: 29268535.
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    6. Medrek SK, Lazarus DR, Zarrin-Khameh N, Mohyuddin N, Bandi V. Obstructive Post-tracheotomy Granulation Tissue. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2017 Sep 01; 196(5):e12-e13. PMID: 28654761.
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    7. Medrek SK, Kular HS, Lazarus DR, Bujarski S, Patel K, Bandi V. Use of Sclerotherapy for the Treatment of Massive Hemoptysis due to a Bleeding Bronchial Varix. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2017 07; 14(7):1221-1223. PMID: 28665700.
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    8. O'Connell OJ, Almeida FA, Simoff MJ, Yarmus L, Lazarus R, Young B, Chen Y, Semaan R, Saettele TM, Cicenia J, Bedi H, Kliment C, Li L, Sethi S, Diaz-Mendoza J, Feller-Kopman D, Song J, Gildea T, Lee H, Grosu HB, Machuzak M, Rodriguez-Vial M, Eapen GA, Jimenez CA, Casal RF, Ost DE. A Prediction Model to Help with the Assessment of Adenopathy in Lung Cancer: HAL. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2017 06 15; 195(12):1651-1660. PMID: 28002683.
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    9. Cornwell LD, Panchal R, Bakaeen FG, Omer S, Preventza O, Lazarus DR, Casal RF. Bronchoscopic Management of Prolonged Air Leaks With Endobronchial Valves in a Veteran Population. JAMA Surg. 2017 02 01; 152(2):207-209. PMID: 27806152.
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    10. Oliver NT, Lazarus DR, Hamill RJ, Restrepo A. Isolated Cryptococcal neoformans pleuritis in a lung cancer patient: case report and review of the literature. Curr Trop Med Rep. 2016; 3(4):176-180.
    11. Vial MR, Stewart J, Lazarus DR, Eapen GA, Ost DE, Grosu HB, Jimenez CA. Unusual aetiology of a hilar mass in a man with history of thyroid cancer. Thorax. 2016 12; 71(12):1167-1168. PMID: 27422794.
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    12. Pendurthi M, Hoang V, Lazarus DR, Casal RF. Spontaneous Cavitation and Progressive Accumulation of Air in a Metastatic Mediastinal Lymph Node. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2016 Jul 15; 194(2):e1. PMID: 27163455.
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    13. Jabuonski TA, Lazarus DR. Lung Volume Reduction Coils for Severe Emphysema. JAMA. 2016 Jun 21; 315(23):2621. PMID: 27327810.
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    14. Kular H, Mudambi L, Lazarus DR, Cornwell L, Zhu A, Casal RF. Safety and feasibility of prolonged bronchoscopy involving diagnosis of lung cancer, systematic nodal staging, and fiducial marker placement in a high-risk population. J Thorac Dis. 2016 Jun; 8(6):1132-8. PMID: 27293829.
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    15. Casal RF, Lazarus DR, Eapen GA, Yasufuku K. J Clin Trials. EBUS-TBNA: A decade of progress. 2016; 6(2):264.
    16. Abu-Awwad R, Medrek S, Lazarus DR, Casal RF. Endobronchial Instillation of DNase to Facilitate Bronchoscopic Drainage of a Lung Abscess. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2015 Dec; 12(12):1885-7. PMID: 26653195.
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    17. Grosu HB, Ost DE, Morice RC, Eapen GA, Li L, Song J, Lei X, Lazarus DR, Casal RF, Jimenez CA. Mediastinal Granulomatous Inflammation and Overall Survival in Patients with a History of Malignancy. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2015 Oct; 12(10):1534-41. PMID: 26284901.
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    18. Grosu HB, Morice RC, Sarkiss M, Bashoura L, Eapen GA, Jimenez CA, Faiz S, Lazarus DR, Casal RF, Ost DE. Safety of flexible bronchoscopy, rigid bronchoscopy, and endobronchial ultrasound-guided transbronchial needle aspiration in patients with malignant space-occupying brain lesions. Chest. 2015 Jun; 147(6):1621-1628. PMID: 25393333.
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    19. Casal RF, Lazarus DR, Kuhl K, Nogueras-González G, Perusich S, Green LK, Ost DE, Sarkiss M, Jimenez CA, Eapen GA, Morice RC, Cornwell L, Austria S, Sharafkanneh A, Rumbaut RE, Grosu H, Kheradmand F. Randomized trial of endobronchial ultrasound-guided transbronchial needle aspiration under general anesthesia versus moderate sedation. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2015 Apr 01; 191(7):796-803. PMID: 25574801.
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    20. Ong P, Grosu H, Eapen GA, Rodriguez M, Lazarus D, Ost D, Jimenez CA, Morice R, Bandi V, Tamara L, Cornwell L, Green L, Zhu A, Casal RF. Endobronchial ultrasound-guided transbronchial needle aspiration for systematic nodal staging of lung cancer in patients with N0 disease by computed tomography and integrated positron emission tomography-computed tomography. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2015 Mar; 12(3):415-9. PMID: 25584815.
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    21. Vial MR, Sarkiss M, Lazarus DR, Eapen G. Endobronchial ultrasound-guided diagnosis of pulmonary artery tumor embolus. Ann Thorac Surg. 2015; 99(5):1816-9. PMID: 25952219.
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    22. Ost DE, Jimenez CA, Lei X, Cantor SB, Grosu HB, Lazarus DR, Faiz SA, Bashoura L, Shannon VR, Balachandran D, Noor L, Hashmi YB, Casal RF, Morice RC, Eapen GA. Quality-adjusted survival following treatment of malignant pleural effusions with indwelling pleural catheters. Chest. 2014 Jun; 145(6):1347-1356. PMID: 24480929.
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    23. Lazarus DR, Ost DE. The solitary pulmonary nodule-deciding when to act? Semin Respir Crit Care Med. 2013 Dec; 34(6):748-61. PMID: 24258565.
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    24. Lazarus DR, Ost DE. How and when to use genetic markers for nonsmall cell lung cancer. Curr Opin Pulm Med. 2013 Jul; 19(4):331-9. PMID: 23715289.
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    25. Griffith ME, Lazarus DR, Mann PB, Boger JA, Hospenthal DR, Murray CK. Acinetobacter skin carriage among US army soldiers deployed in Iraq. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2007 Jun; 28(6):720-2. PMID: 17520547.
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