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Nathanial Marchetti, DO


Nathaniel Marchetti, DO


Assistant Professor, Medicine

Telephone: 215-707-5864

Email: nathaniel.marchetti@tuhs.temple.edu



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

Center for Inflammation, Translational and Clinical Lung Research


Educational Background:

Undergraduate degree:  Pennsylvania State University


Medical degree:  Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine


Internship:  St. Joseph's Hospital; Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA


Residency:  Temple University School of Medicine


Fellowship:  Temple University School of Medicine

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clinical Interests:


  • COPD
  • Interstital lung diseases
  • Pulmonary hypertension
  • Lung volume reduction surgery
  • Lung transplantation

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board certification(s):


  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Medicine
  • Critical Care Medicine

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research interests:



Exercise physiology in COPD

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books/book chapters:


Criner GJ, Marchetti N. Effect of neuromuscular disease on ventilation. In: Fishman A, Elia J, Fishman J, Grippi M, Kaiser L, Senior R, Pack A (eds). Fishman’s Pulmonary Diseases, 4th edition. New York, N.Y., McGraw-Hill, 2007.

Kelsen SG, Marchetti N. Pump failure: The pathogenesis of hypercapnic respiratory failure in patients with lung and chest wall disease. In: Fishman A, Elia J, Fishman J, Grippi M, Kaiser L, Senior R, Pack A (eds).  Fishman’s Pulmonary Diseases, 4th edition. New York, N.Y., McGraw-Hill, 2007.

Cordova FC, Marchetti N. Non-invasive monitoring in the intensive care unit. In: Criner GJ, D’Alonzo G (eds). Critical Care Study Guide. New York, N.Y., Springer-Verlag, 2002.


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

26255060. Marchetti N, Lammi MR, Travaline JM, Ciccolella D, Civic B, Criner GJ, Air Current Applied to the Face Improves Exercise Performance in Patients with COPD. Lung 193:5(725-31)2015 Oct

26238644. Marchetti N, Criner GJ, Surgical Approaches to Treating Emphysema: Lung Volume Reduction Surgery, Bullectomy, and Lung Transplantation. Semin Respir Crit Care Med 36:4(592-608)2015 Aug

26230228. Lammi MR, Marchetti N, Criner GJ, Hyperinflation: A Potential Target for Treatment of Vascular Disease in Emphysema? Am J Respir Crit Care Med 192:3(269-70)2015 Aug 1

25786179. Kearley J, Silver JS, Sanden C, Liu Z, Berlin AA, White N, Mori M, Pham TH, Ward CK, Criner GJ, Marchetti N, Mustelin T, Erjefalt JS, Kolbeck R, Humbles AA, Cigarette smoke silences innate lymphoid cell function and facilitates an exacerbated type I interleukin-33-dependent response to infection. Immunity 42:3(566-79)2015 Mar 17

25135742. Lammi MR, Marchetti N, Criner GJ, Reduced dynamic hyperinflation after LVRS is associated with improved exercise tolerance. Respir Med 108:10(1491-7)2014 Oct

25133327. Marchetti N, Garshick E, Kinney GL, McKenzie A, Stinson D, Lutz SM, Lynch DA, Criner GJ, Silverman EK, Crapo JD, Association between occupational exposure and lung function, respiratory symptoms, and high-resolution computed tomography imaging in COPDGene. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 190:7(756-62)2014 Oct 1

23648908. Marchetti N, Criner GJ, Albert RK, Preventing acute exacerbations and hospital admissions in COPD. Chest 143:5(1444-54)2013 May

22399851. Garfield JL, Marchetti N, Gaughan JP, Steiner RM, Criner GJ, Total lung capacity by plethysmography and high-resolution computed tomography in COPD. Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis 7:(119-26)2012

22267766. Lammi MR, Ciccolella D, Marchetti N, Kohler M, Criner GJ, Increased oxygen pulse after lung volume reduction surgery is associated with reduced dynamic hyperinflation. Eur Respir J 40:4(837-43)2012 Oct

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

20506444. Lee JH, Won CH, Marchetti N, Determining the operative line of resection for image-guided emphysema surgery using a laser scanner and non-rigid registration. Int J Med Robot 6:2(239-49)2010 Jun

18413381. Mathews JJ, Maurer AH, Steiner RM, Marchetti N, Criner G, Gaughan JP, Coxson HO, New 133Xe gas trapping index for quantifying severe emphysema before partial lung volume reduction. J Nucl Med 49:5(771-5)2008 May

18179944. Marchetti N, Criner KT, Keresztury MF, Furukawa S, Criner GJ, The acute and chronic effects of bullectomy on cardiovascular function at rest and during exercise. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 135:1(205-6, 206.e1)2008 Jan

15742239. Marchetti N, Criner K, Criner GJ, Characterization of functional, radiologic and lung function recovery post-treatment of hot tub lung. A case report and review of the literature. Lung 182:5(271-7)2004

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