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Gilbert D'Alonzo, DO


Gilbert D'Alonzo, DO



Professor, Thoracic Medicine and Surgery

Telephone:  215-707-4676

Email: dalong@temple.edu



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


Educational Background:


Undergraduate degree:  BS (Biology), MS (Pharmacology), Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science


DO, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia, PA


Internship and Residency, Internal Medicine, Detroit Osteopathic Hospital


Fellowship, University of Michigan Hospital, Ann Arbor, MI

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clinical Interests:


  • Asthma
  • COPD
  • Pulmonary hypertension

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board certification(s):


  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Medicine
  • Critical Care Medicine

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professional affiliations:


  • American Thoracic Society
  • American College of Chest Physicians
  • American Osteopathic Association
  • American College of Osteopathic Internists

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research interests:


  • Asthma
  • COPD
  • Pulmonary hypertension

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

24649371. Diaz-Abad M, Chatila W, Lammi MR, Swift I, D'Alonzo GE, Krachman SL, Determinants of CPAP Adherence in Hispanics with Obstructive Sleep Apnea. Sleep Disord 2014:(878213)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

23329798. Berneath Lang D, D'Alonzo GE Jr, A new look for the Journal of the American Osteopathic Association. J Am Osteopath Assoc 113:1(6)2013 Jan

21513441. Krachman SL, Chatila W, Martin UJ, Permut I, D'Alonzo GE, Gaughan JP, Sternberg AL, Ciccolella D, Criner GJ, Physiologic correlates of sleep quality in severe emphysema. COPD 8:3(182-8)2011 Jun

20572416. Permut I, Diaz-Abad M, Chatila W, Crocetti J, Gaughan JP, D'Alonzo GE, Krachman SL, Comparison of positional therapy to CPAP in patients with positional obstructive sleep apnea. J Clin Sleep Med 6:3(238-43)2010 Jun 15

20526130. D'Alonzo GE Jr, Making disaster medicine every physician's second specialty. Disaster Med Public Health Prep 4:2(108-9)2010 Jun

18723454. D'Alonzo GE Jr, Evidence-based publications: balancing research mission and our community's needs. J Am Osteopath Assoc 108:8(369-70)2008 Aug

18618242. Krachman SL, D'Alonzo GE, Permut I, Chatila W, Treatment of sleep disordered breathing in congestive heart failure. Heart Fail Rev 14:3(195-203)2009 Sep

18443028. Dhar S, Koul D, D'Alonzo GE Jr, Current concepts in diastolic heart failure. J Am Osteopath Assoc 108:4(203-9)2008 Apr

17566188. Krachman SL, Nugent T, Crocetti J, D'Alonzo GE, Chatila W, Effects of oxygen therapy on left ventricular function in patients with Cheyne-Stokes respiration and congestive heart failure. J Clin Sleep Med 1:3(271-6)2005 Jul 15

17525241. Roy B, Cordova FC, Travaline JM, D'Alonzo GE Jr, Criner GJ, Full face mask for noninvasive positive-pressure ventilation in patients with acute respiratory failure. J Am Osteopath Assoc 107:4(148-56)2007 Apr

17136996. Kim V, Kueppers F, D'Alonzo GE Jr, Severe, early-onset emphysema with normal alphal-antitrypsin levels in nonsmokers: a clinical dilemma. COPD 1:2(313-9)2004

16368905. D'Alonzo GE Jr, Stipp KB, American Osteopathic Association adopts policies on treatment of patients in pain: an overview. J Am Osteopath Assoc 105:11 Suppl 5(S29-31)2005 Nov

15710660. Travaline JM, Ruchinskas R, D'Alonzo GE Jr, Patient-physician communication: why and how. J Am Osteopath Assoc 105:1(13-8)2005 Jan

15537797. D'Alonzo GE Jr, Clinical trial registration, a needed addition to the research process. J Am Osteopath Assoc 104:10(409-10)2004 Oct

15452101. D'Alonzo GE Jr, Influenza epidemic or pandemic? Time to roll up sleeves, vaccinate patients, and hone osteopathic manipulative skills. J Am Osteopath Assoc 104:9(370-1)2004 Sep

15049398. Cardona I, D'Alonzo GE Jr, Becker J, A pilot survey of beta2-agonist inhaler availability for children with asthma during organized sporting events. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 92:3(340-3)2004 Mar

14767440. Becker JM, Rogers J, Rossini G, Mirchandani H, D'Alonzo GE Jr, Asthma deaths during sports: report of a 7-year experience. J Allergy Clin Immunol 113:2(264-7)2004 Feb

12527604. Krachman SL, Crocetti J, Berger TJ, Chatila W, Eisen HJ, D'Alonzo GE, Effects of nasal continuous positive airway pressure on oxygen body stores in patients with Cheyne-Stokes respiration and congestive heart failure. Chest 123:1(59-66)2003 Jan

12361177. D'Alonzo GE Jr, Long nights a long time ago. J Am Osteopath Assoc 102:9(467)2002 Sep

12090643. D'Alonzo GE Jr, Scope and impact of allergic rhinitis. J Am Osteopath Assoc 102:6 Suppl 2(S2-6)2002 Jun

11995669. Hammerman SI, Becker JM, Rogers J, Quedenfeld TC, D'Alonzo GE Jr, Asthma screening of high school athletes: identifying the undiagnosed and poorly controlled. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 88:4(380-4)2002 Apr

11866391. Rogers FJ, D'Alonzo GE Jr, Glover JC, Korr IM, Osborn GG, Patterson MM, Seffinger MA, Taylor TE, Willard F, Proposed tenets of osteopathic medicine and principles for patient care. J Am Osteopath Assoc 102:2(63-5)2002 Feb

11476028. Krachman SL, Martin U, D'Alonzo GE, Weaning from mechanical ventilation: an update. J Am Osteopath Assoc 101:7(387-90)2001 Jul

11213664. Travaline JM, D'Alonzo GE, Spirituality in medicine. J Am Osteopath Assoc 100:12(775)2000 Dec

11002615. D'Alonzo GE, Krachman SL, Circadian rhythm sleep disorders. J Am Osteopath Assoc 100:8 Suppl(S15-21)2000 Aug

10979252. D'Alonzo GE, Profession's research has come a long way, Dr Still! J Am Osteopath Assoc 100:8(484)2000 Aug

10808665. D'Alonzo GE, Are there any more Louisa Burnses out there? J Am Osteopath Assoc 100:4(212)2000 Apr

10732391. D'Alonzo GE, Beyond MEDLINE. J Am Osteopath Assoc 100:2(87)2000 Feb

10641491. D'Alonzo GE, Make patients' immunizations Y2K compliant. J Am Osteopath Assoc 99:12(606-7)1999 Dec

10612947. D'Alonzo GE, What is the standard of care for patients with low back pain? J Am Osteopath Assoc 99:11(556)1999 Nov

10593775. Krachman SL, D'Alonzo GE, Berger TJ, Eisen HJ, Comparison of oxygen therapy with nasal continuous positive airway pressure on Cheyne-Stokes respiration during sleep in congestive heart failure. Chest 116:6(1550-7)1999 Dec

10513888. D'Alonzo GE, Crocetti JG, Smolensky MH, Circadian rhythms in the pharmacokinetics and clinical effects of beta-agonist, theophylline, and anticholinergic medications in the treatment of nocturnal asthma. Chronobiol Int 16:5(663-82)1999 Sep

10370274. D'Alonzo GE, Asthma: an underappreciated disease with a huge impact on society. J Am Osteopath Assoc 99:5(242, 251)1999 May

9972090. D'Alonzo GE, Broader picture surrounding new pediatric labeling for topical corticosteroid therapy. J Am Osteopath Assoc 99:1(15-6, 18)1999 Jan

9872197. Kukafka DS, Lang DM, Porter S, Rogers J, Ciccolella D, Polansky M, D'Alonzo GE Jr, Exercise-induced bronchospasm in high school athletes via a free running test: incidence and epidemiology. Chest 114:6(1613-22)1998 Dec

9821731. Baron D, Silberman AJ, D'Alonzo GE, The sobering effects of binge drinking. J Am Osteopath Assoc 98:10(530-1)1998 Oct

9747055. D'Alonzo GE, Oliveri EA, Hepatitis C: caution up ahead. J Am Osteopath Assoc 98:8(431-2)1998 Aug

9695455. Criner G, D'Alonzo GE Jr, Lung volume reduction surgery: finding its role in the treatment of patients with severe COPD. J Am Osteopath Assoc 98:7(371)1998 Jul

9594486. D'Alonzo GE, Tolep K, Salmeterol: a long-acting beta 2-agonist. J Am Osteopath Assoc 98:4(216-8, 221-31)1998 Apr

9262535. D'Alonzo GE, Tolep KA, Salmeterol in the treatment of chronic asthma. Am Fam Physician 56:2(558-62)1997 Aug

9041998. Quaranta AJ, D'Alonzo GE, Krachman SL, Cheyne-Stokes respiration during sleep in congestive heart failure. Chest 111:2(467-73)1997 Feb

8993727. D'Alonzo GE, Theophylline revisited. Allergy Asthma Proc 17:6(335-9)1996 Nov-Dec

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

7486362. Karras DJ, D'Alonzo GE, Heilpern KL, Is circadian variation in asthma severity relevant in the emergency department? Ann Emerg Med 26:5(558-62)1995 Nov

11854789. Kelsen SG, D'Alonzo GE, Acute and Chronic Effects of Misoprostol in the Control of Asthma: A Pilot Study in Five Subjects. Am J Ther 2:10(793-798)1995 Oct

7663789. D'Alonzo GE, Steinijans VW, Keller A, Measurements of morning and evening airflow grossly underestimate the circadian variability of FEV1 and peak expiratory flow rate in asthma. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 152:3(1097-9)1995 Sep

7642405. Kaluza CL, Krachman SL, D'Alonzo GE, Obstructive sleep apnea: a multisystemic disorder. J Am Osteopath Assoc 95:7(420-6)1995 Jul

7781373. Krachman SL, D'Alonzo GE, Criner GJ, Sleep in the intensive care unit. Chest 107:6(1713-20)1995 Jun

7842769. D'Alonzo GE, Smolensky MH, Feldman S, Gnosspelius Y, Karlsson K, Bambuterol in the treatment of asthma. A placebo-controlled comparison of once-daily morning vs evening administration. Chest 107:2(406-12)1995 Feb

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