- Airway Obstruction
- Lung Cancer
- Interventional Pulmonology
- Pulmonary Disease Research, Other
Education & Training
- Specialized Training, Endotracheal and Endobronchial Diseases (Marseille, France)
- Specialized Training, Endobronchial Ultrasound (Hiroshima, Japan)
- Specialized Training, Medical Thoracoscopy (Marseille, France)
- State University of New York
- Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
- Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Dr. Musani has special interests in interventional pulmonology; early diagnosis of lung cancer; staging of lung cancer; treatment of airway obstruction due to cancers and benign disorders; malignant pleural effusion.
He received extensive training, both locally and internationally, in complicated lung diseases requiring bronchoscopic procedures and pleural procedures.
Teaching or Professional Positions
November 2011: Guest, Chief Editor, Medical Clinics of North America, Pulmonary Medicine USA
2011-Current: Member, editorial board, Journal of Respiratory and Translational Medicine, Springer Publishing, New York, USA
2011-Current: Section editor: Interventional Pulmonology, Lung Cancer Frontiers, National Jewish Health, USA
2010-Current: Editor-in-Chief, Current Respiratory Care Reports, Springer Inc, USA
Industry Relationships & Collaborations
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Affiliations with the University of Colorado Denver
Associate Professor of Medicine
American Thoracic Society
American College of Chest Physicians
World Association for Bronchology
American College of Physicians
Awards & Recognition
Top Physicians of USA, 2007
American College of Chest Physicians Young Leader Award, Oct 2006
Journal of Bronchology
World Association of Bronchology
Lung Cancer Frontiers
Castro M, Musani AI, Mayse ML, Shargill NS. Bronchial thermoplasty: a novel technique in the treatment of severe asthma. Ther Adv Respir Dis. 2010 Apr;4(2):101-116.
Ali I Musani MD, Michael Sims MD, Candice Sareli MBBCh, William Russell RT, Wendy J McLaren PhD, Peter M Delaney BSc(Hons), Leslie A. Litzky, MD, Reynold A Panettieri, Jr., MD. A Pilot Study of the Feasibility of Confocal Endomicroscopy for Examination of the Human Airway. J Bronchol Intervent Pulmonol Volume 17, Number 2, April 2010
Sterman, DH, Mehta AC, Wood DE, Mathur P, McKenna RJ Jr, Ost DE, Truwit JD, Diaz P, Wahidi MM, Cerfolio R, Maxfield R, Musani AI, Gildea T, Sheski F, Machuzak M, Haas AR, Gonzalez HX, Springmeyer SC. A Multicenter Pilot Sturdy of a Bronchial Valve for the Treatment of Severe Emphysema. Respiration. 2010:79(3):191-2
Musani AI. Treatment options for malignant pleural effusion. Curr Opin Pulm Med, 2009; 15(4): 380-387.
Krimsky W, Sarkar S, Kurimoto N, Musani AI. Endobronchial Ultrasound, A review paper. Journal of Bronchology, 2007; 14 (1); 63-69.
Mayse ML, Laviolette M, Rubin AS, Lampron N, Simoff M, Duhamel D, Musani AI, Yung RC, Mehta AC. Clinical Pearls for bronchial thermoplasty. Journal of Bronchology. 2007;4(2):115-123.
Endobronchial Ultrasonography. Authors: Noriaki Kurimoto MD, David Fielding MD, Ali I. Musani MD. Wiley-Blackwell Publishing: Published Jan, 2011
Musani AI. Bronchial Thermoplasty - New Treatment for an Old Disease. In Fiberoptic Bronchoscopy, 1st Edition. Shankar PS, Ed. Academy of Respiratory Medicine. Mumbai, India, 2010.
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