Robert J. Lentz, M.D.

Assistant Professor

robert.j.lentz@vanderbilt.edu
Faculty Appointments
Assistant Professor of Medicine Assistant Professor of Thoracic Surgery
Education
M.D., University of Texas Medical School, Houston, TexasB.A., Rice University, Houston, Texas
Office Address
D3100 Medical Center North
Nashville, TN 37232
Publications
Lentz RJ, Argento AC, Rickman OB, Ryu JH, Poletti V, Hetzel J, Maldonado F. Transbronchial Cryobiopsy: A Cautionary Tale and Opportunities for Improvement. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2017 Jul; 14(7): 1230-1. PMID: 28665701, DOI: 10.1513/AnnalsATS.201703-193LE, ISSN: 2325-6621.

Semler MW, Janz DR, Russell DW, Casey JD, Lentz RJ, Zouk AN, deBoisblanc BP, Santanilla JI, Khan YA, Joffe AM, Stigler WS, Rice TW, , . A Multicenter, Randomized Trial of Ramped Position versus Sniffing Position during Endotracheal Intubation of Critically Ill Adults. Chest [print-electronic]. 2017 May 5/6/2017; PMID: 28487139, PII: S0012-3692(17)30881-4, DOI: 10.1016/j.chest.2017.03.061, ISSN: 1931-3543.

Taylor TM, Lentz RJ, Maldonado F. An Unusual Complication of Long-term Endobronchial Valves Placed for Persistent Air Leak. J Bronchology Interv Pulmonol. 2017 Apr; 24(2): e18-e20. PMID: 28323737, PII: 01436970-201704000-00021, DOI: 10.1097/LBR.0000000000000352, ISSN: 1948-8270.

Lentz RJ, Maldonado F. Acute exacerbations of interstitial lung disease: Don't just do something, stand there! [editorial]. Respirology. 2017 Feb; 22(2): 215-6. PMID: 28102969, DOI: 10.1111/resp.12972, ISSN: 1440-1843.

Janz DR, Semler MW, Lentz RJ, Matthews DT, Assad TR, Norman BC, Keriwala RD, Ferrell BA, Noto MJ, Shaver CM, Richmond BW, Zinggeler Berg J, Rice TW, . Randomized Trial of Video Laryngoscopy for Endotracheal Intubation of Critically Ill Adults. Crit. Care Med. 2016 Nov; 44(11): 1980-7. PMID: 27355526, PMCID: PMC5203695, DOI: 10.1097/CCM.0000000000001841, ISSN: 1530-0293.

Lentz RJ, Fessel JP, Johnson JE, Maldonado F, Miller RF, Rickman OB. Transbronchial Cryobiopsy Can Diagnose Constrictive Bronchiolitis in Veterans of Recent Conflicts in the Middle East [letter]. Am. J. Respir. Crit. Care Med. 2016 Apr 4/1/2016; 193(7): 806-8. PMID: 27035783, PMCID: PMC4824934, DOI: 10.1164/rccm.201509-1724LE, ISSN: 1535-4970.

Lentz RJ, Sandler KL, Miller AN. Cannulation of the Internal Thoracic Artery with a Central Venous Catheter. Am. J. Respir. Crit. Care Med. 2016 Mar 3/1/2016; 193(5): e9-11. PMID: 26652299, DOI: 10.1164/rccm.201509-1748IM, ISSN: 1535-4970.

Semler MW, Janz DR, Lentz RJ, Matthews DT, Norman BC, Assad TR, Keriwala RD, Ferrell BA, Noto MJ, McKown AC, Kocurek EG, Warren MA, Huerta LE, Rice TW, , . Randomized Trial of Apneic Oxygenation during Endotracheal Intubation of the Critically Ill. Am. J. Respir. Crit. Care Med. 2016 Feb 2/1/2016; 193(3): 273-80. PMID: 26426458, PMCID: PMC4803060, DOI: 10.1164/rccm.201507-1294OC, ISSN: 1535-4970.