Lewis Smith, MD, Pulmonology, Chicago, IL, Northwestern Memorial Hospital


Pulmonology Chicago, IL

Pleural Disease

Professor of Medicine, Northwestern University

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Education & Training

  • Boston University Medical CenterFellowship, Pulmonary Disease, 1976 - 1979
  • University of RochesterResidency, Internal Medicine, 1973 - 1976
  • University of Rochester School of Medicine and DentistryClass of 1973
  • City College of New YorkB.S., 1969

Certifications & Licensure

  • IL State Medical License
    IL State Medical License 1979 - 2023
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Pulmonary Disease

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Regional Top Doctor Castle Connolly, 2014
  • Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, 2011
  • Distinguished Service Award Respiratory Health Association of Metropolitan Chicago, 2010
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Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Multi-ancestry genome-wide association study identifies new asthma susceptibility loci that co-localize with immune cell enhancer histone marks  
    Demenais F, Margaritte-Jeannin P, and Barnes KC…Smith LJ… Nicolae DL, Nature Genetics, 1/1/2017
  • Leukotrienes and sex: strange bedfellows?  
    Smith LJ, J Clin Invest, 1/1/2017
  • Serum adiponectin is associated with adverse outcomes of asthma in men but not in women  
    Sood A, Dominic E, Qualls C, Steffes MW, Thyagarajan B, Smith LJ, Lewis CE, and Jacobs DR Jr., Front Pharmacol, 1/1/2011
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Books/Book Chapters

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  • SOYA: Effect of Soy Isoflavones in Asthma 
    San Diego, CA - 1/1/2014
  • Management of Human Trials 
    Chicago, IL - 1/1/2010
  • Emerging Drugs to Treat Lung Diseases 
    New Orleans, LA - 1/1/2010
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  • Introduction to Clinical Medicine Course: “Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease” 


Press Mentions

  • Soy Supplements May Not Help Uncontrolled Asthma After All
    Soy Supplements May Not Help Uncontrolled Asthma After AllMay 26th, 2015

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