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Daniel H. Sterman, MD

Degree and Institution

MD, Cornell University, 1989

Faculty Title

Associate Professor, Medicine

Administrative Title

Chief, Section of Interventional Pulmonology and Thoracic Oncology
Co-Director, Penn Mesothelioma and Pleural Program



Clinical Expertise

Thoracic cancers with special expertise in interventional diagnostic and therapeutic techniques for lung cancer, mesothelioma, and other thoracic malignancies. Gene Therapy, tumor vaccines, tumor immunology.

Research Expertise

Gene therapy for thoracic cancers; photodynamic therapy; tumor markers for prognostication of lung cancer recurrence. Immunology.

Cancer Programs
Lung Cancer Program
» Interventional Pulmonology
» Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

Other Affiliations
Associate Professor of Medicine in Surgery, UPHS

Internal Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 1992

Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 1997

Board Certifications
Internal Medicine; Pulmonary Medicine, Critical Care Medicine

Honors and Award

NIH Clinical Associate Physician Award

Research of the Year, 1999, Cancer Institute of New Jersey


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Contact Information

Daniel H. Sterman, MD

833 West Gates Bldg
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Office Phone: 215-614-0894
Fax: 215-662-3226

Lou Ann Pizzo
Office Phone: 215-614-0871
Appointment Phone: 215-662-6413
Fax: 215-349-8432

Mailing Address:
Daniel H. Sterman, M.D.

833 West Gates Building

Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, & Critical Care Medicine


Office Phone: 215-614-0984
Appointment Phone: 215-662-6413
Fax: 215-349-8432

Clinically-focused translational researcher in Thoracic Oncology with special skills and expertise in minimally invasive endoscopic thoracic procedures.