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Steven D Nathan, MD

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Steven Nathan, MD


Board-certified specialties granted by an ABMS Member Board. Learn more about board certification.
Pulmonary Disease, Critical Care Medicine, Internal Medicine

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Lung Problems and Treatment

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About Steven Nathan, MD

Steven D. Nathan, MD, FCCP, is director of the Advanced Lung Disease Program and director of the Lung Transplant Program at Inova Fairfax Hospital. He also is professor of medicine at Virginia Commonwealth University Inova Campus.

Dr. Nathan is board certified in pulmonary diseases, critical care medicine and internal medicine. The author of more than 380 publications, Dr. Nathan is internationally recognized for his expertise in serious lung conditions. He is co-editor of two clinical handbooks on idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis that provide pulmonologists and other healthcare workers with an up-to-date review of the background and advances in the field: Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis and Guide to Clinical Management of Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis.  He also has written original research manuscripts, abstracts, reviews and book chapters. Dr. Nathan is a reviewer for multiple journals and is on the editorial board for the journal, Thorax. He has served on multiple committees, including the U.S. Food and Drug Administration advisory boards as well as steering committees for clinical trials in IPF and pulmonary hypertension, where he has also served as chair. He is also chairperson of Pilot for IPF, an international educational initiative for pulmonary fibrosis.

Dr. Nathan is a member of several professional medical associations, including the American Thoracic Society, the American College of Chest Physicians, and the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation. He has delivered talks and been chairperson of numerous sessions at many national and international conferences.


Medical Education

University of Witwatersrand 1981


Long Island Jewish Medical Center
Training Specialty: Internal Medicine
7/1/1985 - 6/30/1986


Long Island Jewish Medical Center
7/1/1987 - 6/30/1988


Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Training Specialty: Pulmonary & Critical Care Med.
7/1/1988 - 6/30/1992

Board Certification

Pulmonary Disease, Critical Care Medicine, Internal Medicine

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