Anil Vachani

Anil Vachani, MD, MS

Associate Professor of Medicine
Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Division
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine


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Dr. Vachani is a pulmonologist and physician-scientist at Penn Medicine and the Philadelphia VA Medical Center. He co-Directs the Lung Cancer Screening (LCS) programs at both institutions and leads efforts to implement lung cancer screening. His research interests broadly focus on the studies that address important process and outcome questions relevant to the study of quality and comparative effectiveness of current approaches for prevention, screening, diagnosis, and management of lung cancer and other thoracic malignancies. His current work, funded by the NCI and PCORI, uses multicenter observational approaches and interventional studies to assess key outcomes relevant to LCS implementation.