Arthur C. Theodore, MD
Clinical Professor
Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine
Pulmonary, Allergy, Sleep & Critical Care Medicine

MD, Boston University
BS, Beloit College

My expertise in presentation of scientific data, bedside education, communication and negotiation, conflict resolution, curriculum development, leading teams and meetings, solving problems, researching and presenting medical literature, quality improvement, strategic planning, delivering health care and comprehending law and ethics results from 14 years as Director of the Medical Intensive Care Unit, 38 years as an academic physician dedicated to education, research and clinical care, 6 years participation in the Ethics Committee and 10 years serving on the Massachusetts Consortium for Lung Transplantation.

Boston University
Pulmonary Center

Boston University
Evans Center for Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research

A double blind, randomised, placebo-controlled trial evaluating efficacy and safety of oral nintedanib treatment for at least 52 weeks in patients with 'Systemic Sclerosis associated Interstitial Lung
08/22/2016 - 08/21/2019 (Co-Investigator)
PI: Robert W. Simms, MD
Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Scleroderma Lung Study
08/10/1999 - 06/30/2005 (PI)
NIH/National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
5 U01 HL60682 05


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  1. Nadjarian A, LeClair J, Mahoney TF, Awtry EH, Bhatia JS, Caruso LB, Clay A, Greer D, Hingorani KS, Horta LFB, Ibrahim M, Ieong MH, James T, Kulke MH, Lim R, Lowe RC, Moses JM, Murphy J, Nozari A, Patel AD, Silver B, Theodore AC, Wang RS, Weinstein E, Wilson SA, Cervantes-Arslanian AM. Validation of a Crisis Standards of Care Model for Prioritization of Limited Resources During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 Crisis in an Urban, Safety-Net, Academic Medical Center. Crit Care Med. 2021 10 01; 49(10):1739-1748.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34115635; PMCID: PMC8439631; DOI: 10.1097/CCM.0000000000005155;
  2. Dar M, Swamy L, Gavin D, Theodore A. Mechanical-Ventilation Supply and Options for the COVID-19 Pandemic. Leveraging All Available Resources for a Limited Resource in a Crisis. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2021 03; 18(3):408-416.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33202144; PMCID: PMC7919160; DOI: 10.1513/AnnalsATS.202004-317CME;
  3. Tashkin DP, Volkmann ER, Tseng CH, Roth MD, Khanna D, Furst DE, Clements PJ, Theodore A, Kafaja S, Kim GH, Goldin J, Ariolla E, Elashoff RM. Improved Cough and Cough-Specific Quality of Life in Patients Treated for Scleroderma-Related Interstitial Lung Disease: Results of Scleroderma Lung Study II. Chest. 2017 Apr; 151(4):813-820. PMID: 28012804; PMCID: PMC5472514; DOI: 10.1016/j.chest.2016.11.052;
  4. Tashkin DP, Roth MD, Clements PJ, Furst DE, Khanna D, Kleerup EC, Goldin J, Arriola E, Volkmann ER, Kafaja S, Silver R, Steen V, Strange C, Wise R, Wigley F, Mayes M, Riley DJ, Hussain S, Assassi S, Hsu VM, Patel B, Phillips K, Martinez F, Golden J, Connolly MK, Varga J, Dematte J, Hinchcliff ME, Fischer A, Swigris J, Meehan R, Theodore A, Simms R, Volkov S, Schraufnagel DE, Scholand MB, Frech T, Molitor JA, Highland K, Read CA, Fritzler MJ, Kim GHJ, Tseng CH, Elashoff RM. Mycophenolate mofetil versus oral cyclophosphamide in scleroderma-related interstitial lung disease (SLS II): a randomised controlled, double-blind, parallel group trial. Lancet Respir Med. 2016 Sep; 4(9):708-719.View Related Profiles. PMID: 27469583; PMCID: PMC5014629; DOI: 10.1016/S2213-2600(16)30152-7;
  5. Raghu G, Rochwerg B, Zhang Y, Garcia CA, Azuma A, Behr J, Brozek JL, Collard HR, Cunningham W, Homma S, Johkoh T, Martinez FJ, Myers J, Protzko SL, Richeldi L, Rind D, Selman M, Theodore A, Wells AU, Hoogsteden H, Schünemann HJ. An Official ATS/ERS/JRS/ALAT Clinical Practice Guideline: Treatment of Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis. An Update of the 2011 Clinical Practice Guideline. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2015 Jul 15; 192(2):e3-19. PMID: 26177183; DOI: 10.1164/rccm.201506-1063ST;
  6. Davidyock, T., Theodore AC. Scleroderma, Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment. (Romain De Winter, ed.). Identification and Treatment of the Pulmonary Manifestations of Systemic Sclerosis. Nova Science. 2013.
  7. Theodore AC, Tseng CH, Li N, Elashoff RM, Tashkin DP. Correlation of cough with disease activity and treatment with cyclophosphamide in scleroderma interstitial lung disease: findings from the Scleroderma Lung Study. Chest. 2012 Sep; 142(3):614-21. PMID: 22156609; PMCID: PMC3435135; DOI: 10.1378/chest.11-0801;
  8. Theodore AC. Venous blood gases and other alternatives to arterial blood gases. 2012.
  9. Wilson, KC, Theodore, AC. The Intensive Care Unit Manual (Lanken, PN, Hanson, CW, Manaker, S, eds.). Smoke and carbon monoxide inhalation. Elsevier. St. Louis. 2012.
  10. Theodore AC, Wilson KC. An unseen danger: frequency of posterior vessel wall penetration by needles during attempts to place internal jugular vein central catheters using ultrasound guidance. Crit Care Med. 2010 Jan; 38(1):345-6; author reply 346-7.View Related Profiles. PMID: 20023505; DOI: 10.1097/CCM.0b013e3181bfe76e;
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2108 Boston University: Clinical Professor of Medicine
2017-2019 Boston Magazine: Best Doctors, Pulmonary Disease
2017 Evans Clinician Designate Award
2013-2017 Boston University School of Medicine: Top 10 full time faculty teachers
2008 Crystal APPLE Award
2008 Strathmore’s “Who’s Who” Honors
2008 Whitney’s “Who’s Who” Honors
2007 Boston University School of Medicine: Full time faculty award for Excellence in Teaching
2006-2009 Boston Magazine: Best Doctors
2004 Nomination: Best Doctors in America
2002-2019 Consumer Research Council of America: Guide to America’s Best Physicians
In addition to these self-described keywords below, a list of MeSH based concepts is available here.

Systemic Sclerosis Intersititial Lung Disease
Rheumatologic-associated Lung disease
Interstitial Lung Disease
Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

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