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Betty T. Tran, MD, MS

Specialty:
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Internal Medicine
Board Certification:
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Internal Medicine
Faculty Rank: Assistant Professor
Medical or Graduate Education: Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Residency: McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University - Internal Medicine
Fellowship: University of Washington Affiliated Hospitals - Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Clinical Expertise:
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
  • Dyspnea
  • Endoscopic ultrasound (EUS)
  • Lung cancer
  • Lung disease
  • Lung nodules
  • Pulmonary embolism
  • Pulmonary fibrosis
Research Interests:
  • Epidemiology of lung cancer and tobacco-related lung disease
  • Lung cancer screening
  • Endobronchial ultrasound
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  • Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine
  • Professional Building
  • 1725 W. Harrison St.
  • Suite 054
  • Chicago, IL  60612
  • Phone: (312) 942-6744
  • Fax: (312) 942-3131
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  • Rush University Critical Care Specialists
  • Administrative Offices
  • 1653 W. Congress Pkwy.
  • 297 Jelke
  • Chicago, IL  60612
  • Phone: (312) 942-6744
  • Fax: (312) 942-8187
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Below is a list of scientific publications for which this practitioner was either the primary author or a contributor. Citations come from PubMed, a database of biomedical literature, life science journals and online books. PubMed is a service of the US Library of Medicine at the National Institutes of Health. Click on the title of the cited work for more information (this will take you directly to PubMed.gov). Listings go back five years.

  1. Maternal Pre-Gravid Obesity and Early Childhood Respiratory Hospitalization: A Population-Based Case-Control Study.
    Parsons EC, Patel K, Tran BT, Littman AJ.
    Matern Child Health J. 2012
    2012 Aug 18. [Epub ahead of print]
  2. Cigarette smoking and outcomes after allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation.
    Tran BT, Halperin A, Chien JW.
    Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2011
    2011 Jul
    17(7):1004-11. doi: 10.1016/j.bbmt.2010.10.032. Epub 2011 Mar 29.
  3. Systemic inflammation in young adults is associated with abnormal lung function in middle age.
    Kalhan R, Tran BT, Colangelo LA, Rosenberg SR, Liu K, Thyagarajan B, Jacobs DR Jr, Smith LJ.
    PLoS One. 2010
    2010 Jul 2
    5(7):e11431. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0011431. Erratum in: PLoS One. 2010;5(8). doi 10.1371/annotation/ed92662b-c566-488d-b090-6c80046d3499..