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Maryl Kreider, MD, MSCE

Maryl Kreider, MD, MSCE Physician

Director, Interstitial Lung Disease Program Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine

Dr. Kreider is employed by Penn Medicine.

About Dr. Maryl Kreider

Recognized by America's Top Doctors 2015 – 2017

Recognized by Best Doctors in America 2009 - 2012, 2015 - 2018

Recognized in Philadelphia magazine's annual Top Docs issues, 2011- 2018

Patient Satisfaction Ratings

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Clinical Specialties


  • Pulmonary Medicine

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Critical Care Medicine, 2003
  • Pulmonary Disease, 2002

Description of Clinical Expertise

Dr. Kreider is the Director of the Interstitial Lung Disease Program and has expertise in the evaluation and treatment of patients with diffuse parenchymal lung diseases. In addition she serves as the Director of the Lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM) Clinic at Penn. Dr. Kreider’s clinical interests include patients with Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis, Pulmonary Fibrosis associated with Collagen Vascular Disease, Chronic Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis, Sarcoidosis and cystic lung disease including LAM.

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Amerihealth Caritas
  • Amerihealth Caritas Medicare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • Clover Health Plan
  • CVS Health
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • eLAP Services
  • 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
  • Keystone First Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Health and Wellness (Centene) Medicare
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Provider Partners Health Plan
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan
  • Veterans Choice Program

Education and Training

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


American College of Chest Physician-Fellow, National American Thoracic Society, National Association of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Program Directors, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Kreider is employed by Penn Medicine.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.


Description of Research Expertise:

A recipient of a Masters degree in Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Dr. Kreider studies risk factors for both the development of Interstitial Lung Diseases and for poor outcome. She is an active participant in several drug trials for patients both with pulmonary fibrosis and sarcoidosis. In addition she participates in studies of patients with Lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM).

Selected Publications:

Winterbottom CJ, Shah RJ, Patterson KC, Kreider ME, Panettierri RA Jr, Rivera-Lebron B, Miller WT, Litzky LA, Penning TM, Heinlen, Jackson T, Localio AR, Chritie JD: Exposure to ambient particulate matter is associated with accelerated functional decline in Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis. Chest 153 (5): 1221-1228,2018.

Patterson KC, Shah RJ, Porteous MK, Christie JD, D'Errico C, Chadwick M, Triano M, Deshpande C, Rossman MD, Litzky LA, Kreider ME, Miller WT Jr: Interstitial Lung Disease in the Elderly Chest 151 (4): 838-844,2017.

George MD, Shah R, Kreider M, Miller WT Jr, Merkel PA, Werth VP.: Pulmonary function tests, interstitial lung disease, and lung function decline in outpatients with classic and clinically amyopathic dermatomyositis. Br J Dermatol 176 (1): 262-264,2017.

Porteous MK, Rivera-Lebron BN, Kreider ME, Lee J, Kawut SM: Determinants of six-minute walk distance in patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis undergoing lung transplant evaluation Pulm Circ 13 : 540-544,2016.

Kassutto SM, Dine CJ, Kreider M, Shah RJ: Changing the ambulatory training paradigm: design and implementation of an outpatient pulmonary fellowship curriculum Ann Am Thorac Soc 13 : 540-544,2016.

Kreider ME and Rossman MD.: Beryllium and Heard Metal Lung Disease Fishman's Textbook of Pulmonary Diseases and Disorders, 5th ed. : 2015.

Kreider ME: Pulmonary Function Testing Scientific American Medicine [online] : 2014.

Kreider M, Highland K: Pulmonary Involvment in Sjogren's Syndrome Semin Respir Crit Care Med 35 (2): 255-264,2014.

Kreider, M: Lung Cancer in Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Curr Respir Care Rep 2 (4): 248-253,2013.

Dine, CJ, Kreider, ME: Pulmonary Complication of Collagen Vascular Diseases Clinical Decision Support: Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine - (accessed April 16, 2013) : 2013.

Rivera-Lebron BN, Forfia P, Kreider M, Lee J, Holmes J, Kawut SM.: Echocardiographic and Hemodynamic Predictors of Mortality in Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Chest 144 (2): 564-570,2013.

Song G, Barbosa EM, Tustison ND, Gefter WB, Kreider ME, Gee JC, Torigian DA: Comparative Study of HRCT Image Metrics and PFT Values for Characterization of ILD and COPD. Academic Radiology 19 (7): 857-64,2012.

Kreider ME, Hadjiliadis D, Kotloff RM: Candidate Selection, Timing of Listing, and Choice of Procedure for Lung Transplantation. Clinics in Chest Medicine 32 : 199-211,2011.

Barbosa EM, Song G, Tustison N, Kreider ME, Gee J, Gefter WB, Torigian DA.: Computational Analysis of Thoracic Multidetector Row HRCT for Segmentation and Quantification of Small Airway Trapping and Emphysema for Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. Academic Rardiology 18 : 1258-1269,2011.

Munson JC, Kreider ME, Chen Z, Christie JD, Kimmel SE: Use of Corticosteroids and Cytotoxic Agents in the Initial Management of IPF: Effect of Treatment Guidelines Over Time. British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology 70 : 118-125,2010.

Morganroth PA, Kreider ME, Werth VP: Interstitial Lung Disease in Classic and Amyopathic Dermatomyositis: a Retrospective Study with Screening Recommendations. Archives of Dermatology 146 : 729-738,2010.

Morganroth PA, Kreider MD, Werth VP: Mycophenolate Mofetil for Interstitial Lung Disease in Dermatomyositis. Arthritis Care and Research 62 : 1496-1501,2010.

Munson JC, Kreider ME, Christie JD, Kimmel SE: The Effect of Treatment Guidelines on the Initial Management of Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety 18 (Suppl 1): S144-145,2009.

Munson JC, Kreider ME, Chen SA, Christie J, and Kimmel, SE: Factors Associated with Corticosteroid Therapy in Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis American Journal Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 179 (1): A4050,2009.

Munson JC, Kreider ME, Tino G: Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis BMJ Point-of-Care - (Last accessed 10/2009) : 2009.

Kreider ME, Hansen-Flaschen J, Ahmad NN, Rossman MD, Kaiser LR, Kucharczuk JC, Shrager JB: Complications of video-assisted thoracoscopic lung biopsy in patients with interstitial lung disease. The Annals of Thoracic Surgery 83 (3): 1140-4,2007.

Lange NE, Mulholland M, Kreider ME: Spirometry: Don't Blow It! Chest 136 (2): 608-14,2009.

Academic Contact Info

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine Division
838 Gates Bldg

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 614-1939
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)

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