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Chad Alan Witt, MD

Assistant Professor, Medicine
Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

Specialty Areas

Lung Transplantation
Pulmonary Disease
Critical Care Medicine

Board Certifications

Internal Medicine
Pulmonary Disease
Critical Care Medicine

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

End-stage lung disease, critical care medicine, lung transplantation

  • Maps & Directions
  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

Center for Advanced Medicine
Lung Center

4921 Parkview Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Suite: B
Floor: 8
Office Phone: (314) 454-8917

Education

Education

Bachelor of Science, Biology: Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas 2001
Bachelor of Arts, Spanish: Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas 2001
Medical Degree: University of Texas Southwestern Medical School at Dallas, Dallas, TX 2005
Residency, Internal Medicine: Barnes Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, MO 2008
Fellowship, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine: Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO 2012

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Acute graft-versus-host disease following lung transplantation in a patient with a novel <i>TERT</i> mutation.
Brestoff JR, Vessoni AT, Brenner KA, Uy GL, DiPersio JF, Blinder M, Witt CA, Byers DE, Hachem RR, Truclock EP, Early DS, Anadkat MJ, Musiek A, Javidan-Nejad C, Balfe DM, Rosman IS, Liu C, Zhang L, Despotis GJ, Ruzinova MB, Sehn JK, Amarillo I, Heusel JW, Swat W, Kim BS, Wartman LD, Yusen RD, Batista LFZ
Thorax. 2018 Jan 30; pii: thoraxjnl-2017-211121. doi: 10.1136/thoraxjnl-2017-211121.

PMID:
    29382801
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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The role of C4d deposition in the diagnosis of antibody-mediated rejection after lung transplantation.
Aguilar PR, Carpenter D, Ritter J, Yusen RD, Witt CA, Byers DE, Mohanakumar T, Kreisel D, Trulock EP, Hachem RR
Am J Transplant. 2017 Oct 9; doi: 10.1111/ajt.14534.

PMID:
    28992372
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Voriconazole in lung transplant recipients - how worried should we be?
Kulkarni HS, Witt CA
Am J Transplant. 2018 Jan; 18(1)5-6. doi: 10.1111/ajt.14517.

PMID:
    28941318
    [PubMed - in process]
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Extracorporeal photopheresis for the management of lung allograft rejection.
Witt CA, Hachem RR
Clin Transplant. 2017 Oct; 31(10)doi: 10.1111/ctr.13084.

PMID:
    28853182
    [PubMed - in process]
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Falsely Elevated Plasma Creatinine Due to an Immunoglobulin M Paraprotein.
McGill MR, Vijayan A, Trulock EP, Witt CA, Kohler GD, Scott MG
Am J Kidney Dis. 2016 Nov; 68(5)789-792. doi: 10.1053/j.ajkd.2016.05.014.

PMID:
    27461852
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Evaluation of Enoxaparin Dosing as a Risk Factor for Bleeding in Lung Transplant Recipients.
Sofjan AK, Iuppa JA, Bain KB, Deal EN, Witt CA, Hachem RR, Yusen RD
Ann Pharmacother. 2016 Oct; 50(10)824-31. doi: 10.1177/1060028016656434.

PMID:
    27363845
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Hyperammonemia Syndrome After Lung Transplantation: A Single Center Experience.
Chen C, Bain KB, Iuppa JA, Yusen RD, Byers DE, Patterson GA, Trulock EP, Hachem RR, Witt CA
Transplantation. 2016 Mar; 100(3)678-84. doi: 10.1097/TP.0000000000000868.

PMID:
    26335916
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The impact of pre-transplant allosensitization on outcomes after lung transplantation.
Bosanquet JP, Witt CA, Bemiss BC, Byers DE, Yusen RD, Patterson AG, Kreisel D, Mohanakumar T, Trulock EP, Hachem RR
J Heart Lung Transplant. 2015 Nov; 34(11)1415-22. doi: 10.1016/j.healun.2015.06.003.

PMID:
    26169666
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Lung transplant immunosuppression - time for a new approach?
Witt CA, Puri V, Gelman AE, Krupnick AS, Kreisel D
Expert Rev Clin Immunol. 2014 Nov; 10(11)1419-21. doi: 10.1586/1744666X.2014.959499.

PMID:
    25220652
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Longitudinal changes in airway remodeling and air trapping in severe asthma.
Witt CA, Sheshadri A, Carlstrom L, Tarsi J, Kozlowski J, Wilson B, Gierada DS, Hoffman E, Fain SB, Cook-Granroth J, Sajol G, Sierra O, Giri T, O'Neill M, Zheng J, Schechtman KB, Bacharier LB, Jarjour N, Busse W, Castro M, NHLBI Severe Asthma Research Program (SARP).
Acad Radiol. 2014 Aug; 21(8)986-93. doi: 10.1016/j.acra.2014.05.001.

PMID:
    25018070
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Acute antibody-mediated rejection after lung transplantation.
Witt CA, Gaut JP, Yusen RD, Byers DE, Iuppa JA, Bennett Bain K, Alexander Patterson G, Mohanakumar T, Trulock EP, Hachem RR
J Heart Lung Transplant. 2013 Oct; 32(10)1034-40. doi: 10.1016/j.healun.2013.07.004.

PMID:
    23953920
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Immunosuppression: what's standard and what's new?
Witt CA, Hachem RR
Semin Respir Crit Care Med. 2013 Jun; 34(3)405-13. doi: 10.1055/s-0033-1348465.

PMID:
    23821513
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Pulmonary infections following lung transplantation.
Witt CA, Meyers BF, Hachem RR
Thorac Surg Clin. 2012 Aug; 22(3)403-12. doi: 10.1016/j.thorsurg.2012.04.006.

PMID:
    22789602
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Percutaneous embolization on hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia patients with severe epistaxis.
Braak SJ, de Witt CA, Disch FJ, Overtoom TT, Westermann JJ
Rhinology. 2009 Jun; 47(2)166-71.

PMID:
    19593974
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Polybrominated diphenyl ether congener patterns, hexabromocyclododecane, and brominated biphenyl 153 in eggs of peregrine falcons (Falco peregrinus) breeding in Sweden.
Johansson AK, Sellström U, Lindberg P, Bignert A, De Witt CA
Environ Toxicol Chem. 2009 Jan; 28(1)9-17. doi: 10.1897/08-142.1.

PMID:
    18717624
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Donor site morbidity of the fasciocutaneous radial forearm flap: what does the patient really bother?
de Witt CA, de Bree R, Verdonck-de Leeuw IM, Quak JJ, Leemans CR
Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2007 Aug; 264(8)929-34.

PMID:
    17323087
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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5-Lipoxygenase metabolites of arachidonic acid regulate volume decrease by mudpuppy red blood cells.
Light DB, Mertins TM, Belongia JA, Witt CA
J Membr Biol. 1997 Aug 1; 158(3)229-39.

PMID:
    9263885
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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A comprehensive survey of graduate education and training in hazardous waste management.
Kummler RH, Witt CA, Powitz RW, Stern B
J Air Waste Manage Assoc. 1990 Jan; 40(1)32-7.

PMID:
    2306362
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Identification and characterization of trypsin, chymotrypsin and elastase inhibitors in the hedgehog, Erinaceus europaeus, and their immunological relationships to those of other mammals (rat, pig and human).
De Witt CA, Weström BR
Comp Biochem Physiol A Comp Physiol. 1985; 82(4)791-6.

PMID:
    14571875
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Areas of Research Interest

The role of allosensitization prior to lung transplantation and donor specific antibodies and antibody mediated rejection in lung transplant recipients.