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Elsira M. Pina

Professor of Clinical

Internal Medicine | College of Medicine

Education/Credentials
  • Bachelor's Degree: University of Maryland
  • : The Johns Hopkins University
  • Professional Doctoral Degree: Phyiladelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Rotating Internship : Ohio University, Grandview Hospital & Medical Center
  • Residency : The Case Western Reserve University, Metro Health Medical Center
  • Fellowship : University of Cincinnati Medical Center, Cincinnati Department of Veteran Affairs Medical Center
Board Certifications & Licenses

American Board of Internal Medicine (Critical Care Medicine) (Certification Date: 19981104) - (Recertification Date: 20181112)
American Board of Internal Medicine (Pulmonary Disease) (Certification Date: 19961120) - (Recertification Date: 20161005)

Specialties

Critical Care Medicine
Internal Medicine

Contact Information
Research Interests

Lung Cancer, Tobacco Cessation.

Clinical Interests

Critical Care Medicine

Pulmonary Disease

Lung Disease

Chronic Cough

Dyspnea

Histoplasmosis

Legionnaires' Disease (Legionellosis)

Pleurisy

Pneumonia

Respiration Disorders

Respiratory Cancers

Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV)

Respiratory Tract Disease

Respiratory Tract Infections

Shortness of Breath

Thoracic Disease

Tuberculosis

Whooping Cough (Pertussis)

Peer Reviewed Publications

Mulhall, Aaron M; Rashkin, Mitchell C; Pina, Elsira M 2016. Bilateral Diaphragmatic Paralysis: A Rare Complication Related to Endoscopic Ultrasound-Guided Celiac Plexus Neurolysis. Annals of the American Thoracic Society, 13 9, 1660-2

Starnes, Sandra L; Reed, Michael F; Meyer, Cris A; Shipley, Ralph T; Jazieh, Abdul-Rahman; Pina, Elsira M; Redmond, Kevin; Huffman, Lynn C; Pandalai, Prakash K; Howington, John A 2011. Can lung cancer screening by computed tomography be effective in areas with endemic histoplasmosis? The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery, 141 3, 688-93

Ristagno, Ross L; Biddinger, Paul W; Pina, Elsira M; Meyer, Cris A 2005. Multifocal micronodular pneumocyte hyperplasia in tuberous sclerosis. AJR. American journal of roentgenology, 184 3 Suppl, S37-9

Baughman, R P; Pina, E 2000. Infections in acute exacerbation of chronic bronchitis: what are they and how do we know? Seminars in respiratory and critical care medicine, 21 2, 87-96

Baughman, R P; Pina, E M 1999. Role of bronchoscopy in lung cancer research. Clinics in chest medicine, 20 1, 191-9

Schnader, J; Pina, E M; Baughman, R P; Glassroth, J; Adebonojo, S 1999. Clinical conference on management dilemmas: progressive pneumonia in a patient receiving long-term steroid therapy. Chest, 115 1, 260-6

Pina, E M; Mehlman, C T 1994. Rhabdomyolysis. A primer for the orthopaedist. Orthopaedic review, 23 1, 28-32