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Joshua M. Diamond, MD, MSCE

Joshua M. Diamond, MD, MSCE Physician

Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Dr. Diamond is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Medicine
    • Pulmonary Medicine

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Critical Care Medicine, 2012
  • Internal Medicine, 2007
  • Pulmonary Disease, 2010

Clinical Expertise:

  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
  • Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Lung Transplant Evaluation

Description of Clinical Expertise

My clinical practice is focused on Advanced Lung Disease and Lung Transplantation. My outpatient practice is at the Penn Lung Center and is predominantly composed of patients before and after lung transplantation. I also have a significant role in Critical Care Medicine, with a primary practice in the Medical Intensive Care Unit at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Additionally, my practice includes attending on the Procedure and Rapid Response service at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, as well as at the Long Term Acute Care Hospital, at Good Shepard Penn Partners.

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
  • 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
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan

Education and Training

Medical School: University of Rochester School of Medicine
Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Memberships

American College of Chest Physicians, National American Society of Transplantation, National American Thoracic Society, National International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation, International

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Diamond 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.

Research

Description of Research Expertise:

My research is focused on translational studies of clinical and genetic risk factors for Primary Graft Dysfunction (PGD) and chronic rejection after lung transplantation. In addition to increased perioperative mortality, patients recovering from severe PGD have decreased quality of life and an increase risk of chronic rejection, the leading obstacle to long term survival after lung transplantation. Therefore, studies of the mechanisms of PGD and BOS will have a significant impact on the field of lung transplantation and may lead to therapies that improve the overall survival of lung transplant recipients. My current primary research interest is evaluating the role of innate immune activation in the development of post-lung transplant PGD and chronic rejection. I am also actively involved in integrating data on differential innate immune activation with the expanding body of knowledge on microbial colonization and infection of the lower respiratory tract as part of our evaluation of the microbiome of lung transplant recipients

Selected Publications:

Diamond Joshua M, Arcasoy Selim, McDonnough Jamiela A, Sonett Joshua R, Bacchetta Matthew, D'Ovidio Frank, Cantu Edward, Bermudez Christian A, McBurnie Amika, Rushefski Melanie, Kalman Laurel H, Oyster Michelle, D'Errico Carly, Suzuki Yoshikazu, Giles Jon T, Ferrante Anthony, Lippel Matthew, Singh Gopal, Lederer David J, Christie Jason D: Adipose Gene Expression Profile Changes with Lung Allograft Reperfusion. American journal of transplantation : official journal of the American Society of Transplantation and the American Society of Transplant Surgeons : 2016.

Monticelli Laurel A, Buck Michael D, Flamar Anne-Laure, Saenz Steven A, Tait Wojno Elia D, Yudanin Naomi A, Osborne Lisa C, Hepworth Matthew R, Tran Sara V, Rodewald Hans-Reimer, Shah Hardik, Cross Justin R, Diamond Joshua M, Cantu Edward, Christie Jason D, Pearce Erika L, Artis David: Arginase 1 is an innate lymphoid-cell-intrinsic metabolic checkpoint controlling type 2 inflammation. Nature immunology 17 (6): 656-65,2016.

Purnema Madahar, Jonathan P. Singer, Jessica Sell, Patricia Katz, Jeffrey A. Golden, Hilary Y. Robbins, Lori Shah, Kashif Raza, Jaime Hook, Matthew Bacchetta, Frank D'Ovidio, Joshua R. Sonett, Jasleen Kukreja, Lorriana Leard, Steven Hays, Selim Arcasoy, Joshua M. Diamond, Jason D. Christie, David J. Lederer: Body Composition Phenotypes in Adults Awaiting Lung Transplantation American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 193 : A4664,2016.

Joshua M. Diamond, Selim Arcasoy, Jamiela McDonnough, Edward Cantu, Joshua R. Sonett, Matthew Bacchetta, Frank D'Ovidio, Christian A. Bermudez, Amika McBurnie, Melanie Rushefski, Yoshikazu Suzuki, Jon Giles, Michelle Oyster, Carly D'Errico, Anthony Ferrante, Matthrw Lippel, Gopal Singh, Jason D. Christie, David J. Lederer: Adipose Gene Expression Profile Changes with Lung Allograft Reperfusion American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 193 : A4680,2016.

Brian J. Anderson, Colin Christie, Ryan Tino, Kristy Ramphal, Alex Wysoczanski, Miranda Theodore, Nancy Blumenthal, Jaclyn Golato, Eric Hobson, Kevin Carney, James Mendez, Christian A. Bermudez, Edward Cantu, Joshua M. Diamond: Neuron Specific Enolase Is an Early Marker of Delirium Following Lung Transplantation American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 193 : A4672,2016.

C. D’Errico, M. Hotz, E. Cantu, M. Porteous, M. Oyster, R. Shah, S. Arcasoy, L. Snyder, K.M. Wille, M. Hartwig, L.B. Ware, P. Shah, M. Crespo, C. Hage, A. Weinacker, V. Lama, Y. Suzuki, J. Orens, S. Kawut, S. Palmer, D.J. Lederer, J.D. Christie, N. Mangalmurti, J.M. Diamond: Plasma RIP3 Is Decreased in PGD after Lung Transplantation The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation 35 (4): S87,2016.

C. Borders, Y. Suzuki, C. Schaufler, J. Lasky, D. Mallem, J. Lee, K. Carney, C. Bermudez, J. Diamond, J. Christie, E. Cantu: Massive Donor Transfusion Increases Recipient Early Mortality after Lung Transplantation The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation 35 (4): S370,2016.

E. Cantu, J. Diamond, J. Nellen, B. Beduhn, Y. Suzuki, C. Borders, J. Lasky, C. Schaufler, R. Shah, M. Porteous, D.J. Lederer, S.M. Kawut, S. Arcasoy, S.M. Palmer, L. Snyder, M.G. Hartwig, V.N. Lama, M. Crespo, K. Wille, J. Orens, P.D. Shah, A. Weinacker, L.B. Ware, S.L. Bellamy, J.D. Christie: Redefining Primary Graft Dysfunction after Lung Transplantation The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation 35 (4): S89,2016.

Cantu E, Suzuki Y, Diamond J M, Ellis J, Tiwari J, Beduhn B, Nellen J R, Shah R, Meyer N J, Lederer D J, Kawut S M, Palmer S M, Snyder L D, Hartwig M G, Lama V N, Bhorade S, Crespo M, Demissie E, Wille K, Orens J, Shah P D, Weinacker A, Weill D, Wilkes D, Roe D, Ware L B, Wang F, Feng R, Christie J D: Protein Quantitative Trait Loci Analysis Identifies Genetic Variation in the Innate Immune Regulator TOLLIP in Post-Lung Transplant Primary Graft Dysfunction Risk. American journal of transplantation : official journal of the American Society of Transplantation and the American Society of Transplant Surgeons 16 (3): 833-40,2016.

Anderson Brian J, Diamond Joshua M: Under Pressure: Reduced Cerebral Perfusion as a Risk Factor for Postoperative Delirium in Lung Transplant Recipients. Annals of the American Thoracic Society 13 (2): 156-7,2016.

Academic Contact Info

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce St.
821 West Gates

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 615-5030
Patient appointments: 800-789-PENN (7366)