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Robert A. Sandhaus, MD, PhD, FCCP

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Robert A. Sandhaus

Dr Robert A. Sandhaus is a fellowship-trained pulmonologist who is a leading alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency expert. He is a practicing physician and researcher.



1971 - 1976
Stony Brook University, NY, MD, PhD


1976 - 1978
Beth Israel Hospital (Boston, MA), Resident, Medicine


1978 - 1980
University of CA, San Francisco, Pulmonary Fellow

Awards & Recognition

Editorial Review Board
Journal of COPD

Board Certification

Internal Medicine
Pulmonary Medicine
Critical Care Medicine

Professional Memberships

American Thoracic Society
American College of Chest Physicians, Fellow


Sandhaus RA, Turino G, Brantly ML, Campos M, Cross CE, Goodman K, Hogarth DK, Knight SL, Stocks JM, Stoller JK, Strange C, Teckman J: Clinical Practice Guidelines: The diagnosis and management of alpha -1 antitrypsin deficiency in the adult. Chronic Obstr Pulm Dis. 3:668-682 (2016).

Barker AF, Campos MA, Brantly ML, Stocks JM, Sandhaus RA, Lee D, Steinmann K, Lin J, Sorrells S: Bioequivalence of a Liquid Formulation of Alpha1-Proteinase Inhibitor Compared with Prolastin(R)-C (Lyophilized Alpha1-PI) in Alpha1-Antitrypsin Deficiency. COPD. 14:590-596 (2017). Epub 2017/10/07. doi: 10.1080/15412555.2017.1376044. PubMed PMID: 28985109.

Holm KE, Mannino DM, Choate R, Sandhaus RA. Genotype is associated with smoking and other key health behaviors among individuals with alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency-associated lung disease. Respir Med. 2018;143:48-55. Epub 2018/09/29. doi: 10.1016/j.rmed.2018.08.016. PubMed PMID: 30261992.

Tam A, Chen S, Schauer E, Grafe I, Bandi V, Shapiro JR, Steiner RD, Smith PA, Bober MB, Hart T, Cuthbertson D, Krischer J, Mullins M, Byers PH, Sandhaus RA, et al. A multicenter study to evaluate pulmonary function in osteogenesis imperfecta. Clin Genet. 94:502-511 (2018). doi: 10.1111/cge.13440. PubMed PMID: 30152014.

Serban KA, Mikosz A, Strange C, Janciauskiene SM, Stolk J, Jonigk D, Sandhaus RA, Petrache I. Lectin Complement Pathway in Emphysema. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2018. Epub 2018/12/18. doi: 10.1164/rccm.201807-1380LE. PubMed PMID: 30557515.