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David Ciccolella, MD


David Ciccolella, MD


Associate Professor, Thoracic Medicine and Surgery

Telephone:  215-707-2526

Email: david.ciccolella@tuhs.temple.edu


Department of Thoracic Medicine and Surgery, Section of Critical Care and Sleep Medicine


Educational Background:


Undergraduate degree, BS (Biology, Cum Laude), Hobart & William Smith Colleges, Geneva, NY, 1977


MD, SUNY at Buffalo School of Medicine, Buffalo, NY, 1981


Internship (Internal Medicine), SUNY at Buffalo School of Medicine, Buffalo, NY, 1982


Residency (Internal Medicine), SUNY at Buffalo School of Medicine, 1984


Fellowship (Pulmonary and Critical Care), Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, 1988

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clinical Interests:

  • COPD
  • Asthma

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board certification(s):

  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary and Critcal Care Medicine

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professional affiliations:

  • American Thoracic Society
  • European Respiratory Society

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Recent Medically Related Publications, Obtained from PubMed (Click on PubMed ID to view abstract)

25844397. Kim V, Goel N, Gangar J, Zhao H, Ciccolella DE, Silverman EK, Crapo JD, Criner GJ, Risk Factors for Venous Thromboembolism in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. Chronic Obstr Pulm Dis (Miami) 1:2(239-249)2014

24289813. Stewart JI, D'Alonzo GE, Ciccolella DE, Patel NB, Durra H, Clauss HE, Reverse halo sign on chest imaging in a renal transplant recipient. Transpl Infect Dis 16:1(115-8)2014 Feb

21495833. Marchetti N, Ciccolella DE, Jacobs MR, Crookshank A, Gaughan JP, Kashem MA, Bove AA, Criner GJ, Hospitalized acute exacerbation of COPD impairs flow and nitroglycerin-mediated peripheral vascular dilation. COPD 8:2(60-5)2011 Apr

18972277. Li L, Brennan KJ, Gaughan JP, Ciccolella DE, Kuzma AM, Criner GJ, African Americans and men with severe COPD have a high prevalence of osteoporosis. COPD 5:5(291-7)2008 Oct

10673201. Olivera WG, Ciccolella DE, Barquin N, Ridge KM, Rutschman DH, Yeates DB, Sznajder JI, Aldosterone regulates Na,K-ATPase and increases lung edema clearance in rats. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 161:2 Pt 1(567-73)2000 Feb

10498049. Ciccolella DE, Brennan K, Kelsen SG, Criner GJ, Dose-response characteristics of nebulized albuterol in the treatment of acutely ill, hospitalized asthmatics. J Asthma 36:6(539-46)1999 Sep

9357858. Barquin N, Ciccolella DE, Ridge KM, Sznajder JI, Dexamethasone upregulates the Na-K-ATPase in rat alveolar epithelial cells. Am J Physiol 273:4 Pt 1(L825-30)1997 Oct

9363115. D'Alonzo GE, Ciccolella DE, Nocturnal asthma: physiologic determinants and current therapeutic approaches. Curr Opin Pulm Med 2:1(48-59)1996 Jan

7697272. Stone PJ, Gottlieb DJ, O'Connor GT, Ciccolella DE, Breuer R, Bryan-Rhadfi J, Shaw HA, Franzblau C, Snider GL, Elastin and collagen degradation products in urine of smokers with and without chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 151:4(952-9)1995 Apr

1519867. Ciccolella DE, Daly BD, Celli BR, Improved diaphragmatic function after surgical plication for unilateral diaphragmatic paralysis. Am Rev Respir Dis 146:3(797-9)1992 Sep

1872408. Karlinsky JB, Bucay PJ, Ciccolella DE, Crowley MP, Effects of intratracheal endotoxin administration on hamster lung glycosaminoglycans. Am J Physiol 261:2 Pt 1(L148-55)1991 Aug

1859049. Stone PJ, Bryan-Rhadfi J, Lucey EC, Ciccolella DE, Crombie G, Faris B, Snider GL, Franzblau C, Measurement of urinary desmosine by isotope dilution and high performance liquid chromatography. Correlation between elastase-induced air-space enlargement in the hamster and elevation of urinary desmosine. Am Rev Respir Dis 144:2(284-90)1991 Aug

2064248. Snider GL, Ciccolella DE, Morris SM, Stone PJ, Lucey EC, Putative role of neutrophil elastase in the pathogenesis of emphysema. Ann N Y Acad Sci 624:(45-59)1991

2299266. Lucey EC, Stone PJ, Ciccolella DE, Breuer R, Christensen TG, Thompson RC, Snider GL, Recombinant human secretory leukocyte-protease inhibitor: in vitro properties, and amelioration of human neutrophil elastase-induced emphysema and secretory cell metaplasia in the hamster. J Lab Clin Med 115:2(224-32)1990 Feb

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