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William D. Schweickert, MD

William D. Schweickert, MD Physician

Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine

Dr. Schweickert is employed by Penn Medicine.

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Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Pulmonary Medicine

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Pulmonary Disease, 2007

Clinical Expertise:

  • Critical Care Medicine

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
  • Homestead Smart Health Plans
  • 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: Wake Forest University
Residency: University of Chicago Medical Center
Fellowship: University of Chicago Medical Center

Memberships

American College of Chest Physicians, National American Thoracic Society, National Society for Critical Care Medicine, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Schweickert is employed by Penn Medicine.

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.
  • Pennsylvania Hospital: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.

Research

Selected Publications:

Girard Timothy D, Exline Matthew C, Carson Shannon S, Hough Catherine L, Rock Peter, Gong Michelle N, Douglas Ivor S, Malhotra Atul, Owens Robert L, Feinstein Daniel J, Khan Babar, Pisani Margaret A, Hyzy Robert C, Schmidt Gregory A, Schweickert William D, Hite R Duncan, Bowton David L, Masica Andrew L, Thompson Jennifer L, Chandrasekhar Rameela, Pun Brenda T, Strength Cayce, Boehm Leanne M, Jackson James C, Pandharipande Pratik P, Brummel Nathan E, Hughes Christopher G, Patel Mayur B, Stollings Joanna L: Haloperidol and Ziprasidone for Treatment of Delirium in Critical Illness. The New England journal of medicine : 2018.

Palakshappa Jessica A, Reilly John P, Schweickert William D, Anderson Brian J, Khoury Viviane, Shashaty Michael G, Fitzgerald David, Forker Caitlin, Butler Kelly, Ittner Caroline A, Feng Rui, Files D Clark, Bonk Michael P, Christie Jason D, Meyer Nuala J: Quantitative peripheral muscle ultrasound in sepsis: Muscle area superior to thickness. Journal of critical care 47 : 324-330,2018.

Pun Brenda T, Balas Michele C, Barnes-Daly Mary Ann, Thompson Jennifer L, Aldrich J Matthew, Barr Juliana, Byrum Diane, Carson Shannon S, Devlin John W, Engel Heidi J, Esbrook Cheryl L, Hargett Ken D, Harmon Lori, Hielsberg Christina, Jackson James C, Kelly Tamra L, Kumar Vishakha, Millner Lawson, Morse Alexandra, Perme Christiane S, Posa Patricia J, Puntillo Kathleen A, Schweickert William D, Stollings Joanna L, Tan Alai, D'Agostino McGowan Lucy, Ely E Wesley: Caring for Critically Ill Patients with the ABCDEF Bundle: Results of the ICU Liberation Collaborative in Over 15,000 Adults. Critical care medicine : 2018.

Barnes-Daly Mary Ann, Pun Brenda T, Harmon Lori A, Byrum Diane G, Kumar Vishakha K, Devlin John W, Stollings Joanna L, Puntillo Kathleen A, Engel Heidi J, Posa Patricia J, Barr Juliana, Schweickert William D, Esbrook Cheryl L, Hargett Ken D, Carson Shannon S, Aldrich J Matthew, Ely E Wesley, Balas Michele C: Improving Health Care for Critically Ill Patients Using an Evidence-Based Collaborative Approach to ABCDEF Bundle Dissemination and Implementation. Worldviews on evidence-based nursing 15 (3): 206-216,2018.

Kassutto Stacey M, Kayser Joshua B, Kerlin Meeta P, Upton Mark, Lipschik Gregg, Epstein Andrew J, Dine C Jessica, Schweickert William: Google Glass Video Capture of Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Events: A Pilot Simulation Study. Journal of graduate medical education 9 (6): 748-754,2017.

Bakhru Rita N, Schweickert William D: Reply: Are No, or Late, Mobility Practices Taken in Intensive Care Units without an Early Mobility Protocol? Annals of the American Thoracic Society 14 (1): 150,2017.

Girard Timothy D, Alhazzani Waleed, Kress John P, Ouellette Daniel R, Schmidt Gregory A, Truwit Jonathon D, Burns Suzanne M, Epstein Scott K, Esteban Andres, Fan Eddy, Ferrer Miguel, Fraser Gilles L, Gong Michelle Ng, Hough Catherine L, Mehta Sangeeta, Nanchal Rahul, Patel Sheena, Pawlik Amy J, Schweickert William D, Sessler Curtis N, Strøm Thomas, Wilson Kevin C, Morris Peter E: An Official American Thoracic Society/American College of Chest Physicians Clinical Practice Guideline: Liberation from Mechanical Ventilation in Critically Ill Adults. Rehabilitation Protocols, Ventilator Liberation Protocols, and Cuff Leak Tests. American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine 195 (1): 120-133,2017.

Schmidt Gregory A, Girard Timothy D, Kress John P, Morris Peter E, Ouellette Daniel R, Alhazzani Waleed, Burns Suzanne M, Epstein Scott K, Esteban Andres, Fan Eddy, Ferrer Miguel, Fraser Gilles L, Gong Michelle Ng, L Hough Catherine, Mehta Sangeeta, Nanchal Rahul, Patel Sheena, Pawlik Amy J, Schweickert William D, Sessler Curtis N, Strøm Thomas, Wilson Kevin C, Truwit Jonathon D: Official Executive Summary of an American Thoracic Society/American College of Chest Physicians Clinical Practice Guideline: Liberation from Mechanical Ventilation in Critically Ill Adults. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 195 (1): 115-119,2017.

Schmidt Gregory A, Girard Timothy D, Kress John P, Morris Peter E, Ouellette Daniel R, Alhazzani Waleed, Burns Suzanne M, Epstein Scott K, Esteban Andres, Fan Eddy, Ferrer Miguel, Fraser Gilles L, Gong Michelle Ng, Hough Catherine L, Mehta Sangeeta, Nanchal Rahul, Patel Sheena, Pawlik Amy J, Schweickert William D, Sessler Curtis N, Strøm Thomas, Wilson Kevin C, Truwit Jonathon D: Liberation From Mechanical Ventilation in Critically Ill Adults: Executive Summary of an Official American College of Chest Physicians/American Thoracic Society Clinical Practice Guideline. Chest 151 (1): 160-165,2017.

Ouellette Daniel R, Patel Sheena, Girard Timothy D, Morris Peter E, Schmidt Gregory A, Truwit Jonathon D, Alhazzani Waleed, Burns Suzanne M, Epstein Scott K, Esteban Andres, Fan Eddy, Ferrer Miguel, Fraser Gilles L, Gong Michelle Ng, Hough Catherine L, Mehta Sangeeta, Nanchal Rahul, Pawlik Amy J, Schweickert William D, Sessler Curtis N, Strøm Thomas, Kress John P: Liberation From Mechanical Ventilation in Critically Ill Adults: An Official American College of Chest Physicians/American Thoracic Society Clinical Practice Guideline: Inspiratory Pressure Augmentation During Spontaneous Breathing Trials, Protocols Minimizing Sedation, and Noninvasive Ventilation Immediately After Extubation. Chest 151 (1): 166-180,2017.

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Academic Contact Info

University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care
3400 Spruce Street
5038 Gates Building

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 349-5478