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John H. Hansen-Flaschen, MD

John H. Hansen-Flaschen, MD Physician

Medical Director, Harron Lung Center
Paul F. Harron, Jr. Family Professor

Dr. Hansen-Flaschen is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

About Dr. John H. Hansen-Flaschen

Recognized annually in Philadelphia Magazine's Top Docs issue from 2004 through 2016

Recognized by America's Top Doctors, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2012-14

Recognized by Best Doctors in America 2003-2004, 2005-2006, 2007-2008, 2009-2010, 2011-2012, 2013-2014

Patient Satisfaction Ratings

Patient Rating Breakdown

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Penn Medicine.

Overall Ratings

Patient Comments

Clinical Specialties

Clinical Expertise:

  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Diagnostic Problems
  • Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Lung Disease
  • Lung Volume Reduction Surgery (LVRS)
  • Second Opinion

Practice Locations and Appointments

  • Harron Lung Center

    Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine West Pavilion, 1st Floor 3400 Civic Center Boulevard Philadelphia, PA 19104 800-789-PENN (7366)

    A facility of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • CVS Health
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan

Education and Training

Medical School: New York University School of Medicine
Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Memberships

American Thoracic Society - Bioethics Task Force Steering Committee, American Thoracic Society - Bioethics Task Force, American Thoracic Society - Clinical Problems Assembly Nominating Committee - Chair, American Thoracic Society - Clinical Problems Assembly Program Committee, American Thoracic Society - Critical Care Assembly Program Committee, American Thoracic Society - International Relations Committee, American Thoracic Society - Long-range Planning Committee, Clinical Problems Assembly Chair, American Thoracic Society - Postgraduate Education Committee, American Thoracic Society - Task Force on Allocation of ICU Resources Steering Committee, American Thoracic Society - Task Force on Care of Pulmonary Patients at the End of Life, American Thoracic Society - Third Annual State-of-the-Art Review Course (Orlando, FL), American Thoracic Society National Committee, Asthma Research Campaign - Co-Chair, Philadelphia Committee, American Thoracic Society Organizing Committee, First Annual State-of-the-Art Review Course. A national, four-day clinical update course for 250 physicians, February, 1996 - Chair., American Thoracic Society Organizing Committee, Second Annual State-of-the-Art Review Course (San Diego, CA) - Chair, Association of Subspecialty Pofessor - Accreditation and Curriculum Council, Drinkers Society for Critical Care Medicine in Philadelphia - Founder and First President, Fellow, American College of Physicians - Editorial Board for Pulmonary and Critical Care, MKSAP 13 Chair, Fellow, College of Physicians of Philadelphia - Steering Committee, Bioethics Section, Laennec Society of Philadelphia - Executive Board, Laennec Society of Philadelphia - President, Pennsylvania Thoracic Society - Chair, Managed Care Committee, Pennsylvania Thoracic Society - Executive Committee, Pennsylvania Thoracic Society - Program Committee,

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Hansen-Flaschen is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Medicine Rittenhouse Long-Term Acute Care Hospital: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.

Research

Selected Publications:

Taichman D, Plotkin R, Mitchell L, Hopkins R, Seher M, Demissie E, Gaughan C, Hansen-Flaschen J,Palevsky H and Christie J: Cognitive impairment in patients with pulmonary hypertension Presented at the Annual International meeting of the American Thoracic Society : 2004.

Lipson DA, Fischer MC, Gefter W, Hansen-Flaschen J, Yu J, Spector ZZ, Rajael SM, Emami K, Neujahr D, Douglas L, Connick T, Lay M, Ishii M, Schnall M, Rizi RR: Human imaging of ventilation/perfusion ratios using hyperpolarized 3He MRI Presented at the International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine : 2004.

Hansen-Flaschen, J.: The National Emphysema Treatment Trial Research Group.Lung volume reduction for Emphysema: results of the National Emphysema Treatment Trial N Engl J Med 348 : 2059-2073,2003.

Hansen-Flaschen, J.: The National Emphysema Treatment Trial Research Group. Cost-effectiveness of lung volume reduction surgery for patients with severe emphysema N Engl J Med 348 : 2092-2102,2003.

Margolis ML. Christie JD, Silvestri GA, Larry Kaiser L, Silverio S, Hansen-Flaschen J.: Racial disparities pertaining to a single belief regarding lung cancer surgery: results of a multi-center survey. Annals Intern Med 139 : 558-563,2003.

Hansen-Flaschen J.: Update in Pulmonary Medicine Ann Intern Med 138 : 319-325,2003.

Hansen-Flaschen J.: Advanced lung disease: end-of-life care. In: Management of Non-neoplastic Advanced Lung Disease : 731-743,2003.

Gariti P, Rosenthal DI, Lindell K, Hansen-Flaschen, J. Shrager J, Lipkin C, Alterman AI, Kaiser LR.: Validating a dipstick method for detecting recent smoking. Cancer Epidemiol Bio Prev 11 : 1123-1125,2002.

Karampela I, Hansen-Flaschen J, Smith S, Reily D, Fuchs B.: A dyspnea evaluation protocol for respiratory therapists: a feasibility study. Respir Care Respir Care 47 : 1158-1161,2002.

Lipson DA, Roberts DA, Hansen-Flaschen J, Gentile TR, Jones G, Thompson A, Dimitrov IE, Leigh JS, Schnall M, Rizi RR.: Pulmonary ventilation and perfusion scanning using hyperpolarized helium-3 and arterial spin tagging in healthy normal subjects, pulmonary embolism and orthoptic lung transplant patients. Magn Reson Med 47 : 1073-1076,2002.

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Academic Contact Info

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
873 Maloney
3400 Spruce Street

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 662-6003
Fax: (215) 614-0516
Patient appointments: 800-789-PENN (7366)

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