ABOUT THE EXPERT
Steven D. Nathan,
Advanced Lung Disease and Transplant Program
Inova Fairfax Hospital
Falls Church, VA
Steven D. Nathan, MD, is medical director of the Advanced Lung Disease and Transplant Program at Inova Fairfax Hospital, in Falls Church, VA. He also is professor of medicine at Virginia Commonwealth University, Inova Campus. Dr Nathan received his medical degree from the University of the Witwatersrand Medical School in Johannesburg, South Africa. Subsequently, he completed a residency in internal medicine at Long Island Jewish Hospital in NY and fellowships in pulmonary medicine, critical care, and lung transplantation at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, CA. He has been at Inova Fairfax Hospital since 1996.
Dr Nathan has authored more than 500 publications, including original research manuscripts, abstracts, reviews, book chapters, and 3 books on idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. He is a reviewer for multiple journals and is on the editorial board for the journal Thorax. He has served on multiple committees, including data safety and monitoring committees and steering committees for clinical trials, where he has also served as chair. In addition, Dr Nathan has served on multiple US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) advisory boards and is currently the chair of the FDA Anesthesiology and Respiratory Therapy Devices Panel. He has delivered talks and has served as chairperson of numerous sessions at many national and international conferences.