Daniel Dilling
  • Associate Professor
  • Medical Director, Lung Transplantation
  • RML Medical Director, Respiratory Care
  • Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Lung Disease, Lung Transplantation, COPD, Emphysema, Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency, Lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM), Pulmonary Fibrosis, Critical Care, Interstitial Lung Disease, Birt–Hogg–Dubé lung disease, Sjögren's Interstitial Lung Disease, Cystic Lung Disease, Langerhans cell histiocytosis pulmonary disease, Eosinophilic Granuloma of the lung, Pulmonary alveolar proteinosis, Hermansky–Pudlak syndrome, Rare Lung Diseases, Lymphangiomatosis
Board Certifications
  • Critical Care - Subspecialty Cert: AM Board of Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease - Subspecialty Cert: AM Board of Internal Medicine
  • Sleep Medicine - General Cert: AM Board of Sleep Medicine

Disseminated Ureaplasma infection as a cause of fatal hyperammonemia in humansBharat,A.; Cunningham,S. A.; Scott Budinger,G. R.; Kreisel,D.; DeWet,C. J.; Gelman,A. E.; Waites,K.; Crabb,D.; Xiao,L.; Bhorade,S.; Ambalavanan,N.; Dilling,D. F.; Lowery,E. M.; Astor,T.; Hachem,R.; Krupnick,A. S.; DeCamp,M. M.; Ison,M. G.; Patel,R.Science translational medicine 2015 ;7(284):284re3

Subtherapeutic ganciclovir (GCV) levels and GCV-resistant cytomegalovirus in lung transplant recipientsGagermeier,J. P.; Rusinak,J. D.; Lurain,N. S.; Alex,C. G.; Dilling,D. F.; Wigfield,C. H.; Love,R. B.Transplant infectious disease : an official journal of the Transplantation Society 2014 ;16(6):941-950

Heavy alcohol use in lung donors increases the risk for primary graft dysfunctionLowery,E. M.; Kuhlmann,E. A.; Mahoney,E. L.; Dilling,D. F.; Kliethermes,S. A.; Kovacs,E. J.Alcoholism, Clinical and Experimental Research 2014 ;38(11):2853-2861

Resistance training as a preconditioning strategy for enhancing aerobic exercise training outcomes in COPDCovey,M. K.; Collins,E. G.; Reynertson,S. I.; Dilling,D. F.Respiratory medicine 2014 ; ( ):

Positioning Ganglioside D3 as an Immunotherapeutic Target in LymphangioleiomyomatosisGilbert,E. R.; Eby,J. M.; Hammer,A. M.; Klarquist,J. S.; Christensen,D. G.; Barfuss,A. J.; Boissy,R. E.; Picken,M. M.; Love,R. B.; Dilling,D. F.; Le Poole,I. C.The American journal of pathology 2013 ; ( ):

The prevalence and extent of gastroesophageal reflux disease correlates to the type of lung transplantation.Fisichella,P. M.; Davis,C. S.; Shankaran,V.; Gagermeier,J.; Dilling,D.; Alex,C. G.; Kovacs,E. J.; Joehl,R. J.; Love,R. B.Surgical laparoscopy, endoscopy & percutaneous techniques 2012 ;22(1):46-51

A current viewpoint of lymphangioleiomyomatosis supporting immunotherapeutic treatment optionsDilling,D. F.; Gilbert,E. R.; Picken,M. M.; Eby,J. M.; Love,R. B.; Le Poole,I. C.American Journal of Respiratory Cell & Molecular Biology 2012 ;46(1):1-5

Laparoscopic antireflux surgery for gastroesophageal reflux disease after lung transplantation.Fisichella,P. M.; Davis,C. S.; Gagermeier,J.; Dilling,D.; Alex,C. G.; Dorfmeister,J. A.; Kovacs,E. J.; Love,R. B.; Gamelli,R. L.Journal of Surgical Research 2011 ;170(2):e279-86

Advances in lung transplantation: the year in reviewDilling,D. F.; Glanville,A. R.Journal of Heart & Lung Transplantation 2011 ;30(3):247-251

A review of the potential applications and controversies of non-invasive testing for biomarkers of aspiration in the lung transplant populationDavis,C. S.; Gagermeier,J.; Dilling,D.; Alex,C.; Lowery,E.; Kovacs,E. J.; Love,R. B.; Fisichella,P. M.Clinical transplantation 2010 ;24(3):E54-61

Gastroesophageal reflux disease after lung transplantation: pathophysiology and implications for treatment.Davis,C. S.; Shankaran,V.; Kovacs,E. J.; Gagermeier,J.; Dilling,D.; Alex,C. G.; Love,R. B.; Sinacore,J.; Fisichella,P. M.Surgery 2010 ;148(4):737-744

Melanoma-associated antigen expression in lymphangioleiomyomatosis renders tumor cells susceptible to cytotoxic T cells.Klarquist,J.; Barfuss,A.; Kandala,S.; Reust,M. J.; Braun,R. K.; Hu,J.; Dilling,D. F.; McKee,M. D.; Boissy,R. E.; Love,R. B.; Nishimura,M. I.; Le Poole,I. C.American Journal of Pathology 2009 ;175(6):2463-2472

Diagnostic criteria for persistent vegetative state.Dilling,D.VIRTUAL MENTOR 2007 ;9(5):359

Medical School
  • Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine
  • Loyola University Medical Center, Internal Medicine: General
  • Loyola University Medical Center, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
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