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Linus John H Santo Tomas MD

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Associate Professor

Institution: Medical College of Wisconsin
Department: Medicine
Division: Pulmonary
Program: Clinical


Research Experience

  • Bronchiolitis Obliterans
  • Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation
  • Lung Diseases, Obstructive
  • Proportional Hazards Models
  • Clinical Expertise

  • Asthma
  • Cough
  • Critical Care
  • Lung Diseases, Interstitial
  • Nontuberculous Mycobacteria
  • Occupational Diseases
  • Pneumoconiosis
  • Pneumonia
  • Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Tuberculosis
  • MCW Program / Core Facilities

  • Pulmonary Function Laboratory
  • eICU / Virtual ICU
  • Medical Intensive Care Unit (MICU)
  • Educational Expertise

  • Asbestosis
  • Asthma
  • Bronchiolitis Obliterans
  • Cryptogenic Organizing Pneumonia
  • Lung Diseases, Interstitial
  • Nontuberculous Mycobacteria
  • Pneumoconiosis
  • Pneumonia
  • Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive
  • Silicosis
  • Tuberculosis, Pulmonary
  • Publications (7)

  • Pulmonary symptoms measured by the national institutes of health lung score predict overall survival, nonrelapse mortality, and patient-reported outcomes in chronic graft-versus-host disease. (Palmer J, Williams K, Inamoto Y, Chai X, Martin PJ, Tomas LS, Cutler C, Weisdorf D, Kurland BF, Carpenter PA, Pidala J, Pavletic SZ, Wood W, Jacobsohn D, Arai S, Arora M, Jagasia M, Vogelsang GB, Lee SJ) Biol Blood Marrow Transplant 2014 Mar;20(3):337-44 PMID: 24315845 PMCID: PMC3973401 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84896815699 12/10/2013       69 Citations
  • Death during an asthma exacerbation in an adult with sickle cell disease: an autopsy case study. (Dhakal B, Giese K, Santo-Thomas L, Field JJ) Am J Hematol 2013 Sep;88(9):824 PMID: 23720156 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84882680165 05/31/2013       5 Citations
  • Emphysema and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in coal miners. (Santo Tomas LH) Curr Opin Pulm Med 2011 Mar;17(2):123-5 PMID: 21178627 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-79951675683 12/24/2010       58 Citations
  • Beryllium hypersensitivity and chronic beryllium lung disease. (Santo Tomas LH) Curr Opin Pulm Med 2009 Mar;15(2):165-9 PMID: 19532033 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-62349097227 06/18/2009       16 Citations
  • Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia with pleural effusion in a non-HIV host. (Balasubramanian VP, Komorowski RA, Santo Tomas LH) WMJ 2006 Jan;105(1):62-5 PMID: 16676494 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-33244468806 05/09/2006       5 Citations
  • Risk factors for bronchiolitis obliterans in allogeneic hematopoietic stem-cell transplantation for leukemia. (Santo Tomas LH, Loberiza FR Jr, Klein JP, Layde PM, Lipchik RJ, Rizzo JD, Bredeson CN, Horowitz MM) Chest 2005 Jul;128(1):153-61 PMID: 16002929 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-22244447765 07/09/2005       142 Citations
  • Improving health-related quality of life in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. (Santo Tomas LH, Varkey B) Curr Opin Pulm Med 2004 Mar;10(2):120-7 PMID: 15021181 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-1642528866 03/17/2004       36 Citations
  • Last update: 06/14/2019