Center for Minimally Invasive Esophageal Therapies

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Boston Medical Center
Moakley Building
830 Harrison Avenue, Suite 3400
Boston, MA 02118

Hours: 8:00AM - 5:00PM
Phone: 617.638.5600
Fax: 617.638.7382
 

Frank M. Schembri, MD

Director, Pulmonary Interventional Services
Attending Physician, Department of Medicine, Section of Pulmonary, Allergy, Sleep & Critical Care
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine

Special Interests
Bronchoscopy; ultrasound guided thoracentesis

Education and Training
Publications

Education and Training

College
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA – Chemistry

Medical School
University of Medicine and Dentistry, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

Residency
Resident in Internal Medicine, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA

Fellowship
Fellow, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA

Board Certifications
American Board of Internal Medicine (Internal Medicine)
American Board of Internal Medicine (Pulmonary Disease)
American Board of Internal Medicine (Critical Care Medicine)

Publications

Spira, A., Beane, J., Schembri, F., Liu, G., Ding, C., Gilman, S., Yang, X., Canto, C., and Brody, J. Noninvasive method for obtaining RNA from buccal mucosa epithelial cells for gene expression profiling. BioTechniques. Vol. 36(3) 1-3, 2005.

Spira A, Beane J, Shah V, Steiling K, Liu G, Schembri F, Gilman S, Dumas Y, Calner P, Sebastiani P, Sridhar S, Beamis J, Lamb C, Anderson C, Gerry N, Keane J, Lenburg M, Brody J, Airway Epithelial Gene Expression in the Diagnostic Evaluation of Smokers with Suspect Lung Cancer. Nature Medicine. 2007 March.

Schembri F, Sridhar S, Liu G, Dumas M, Yang X, Zhang N, Brody J, Spira A. Smoking-induced gene expression changes in the bronchial airway reflected in nasal and buccal epithelium. BMC Genomics. 2008 May 30;9(1):259.

Schembri F, Sridhar S, Perdomo C, Gustafson A, Zhang X, Ergun A, Lu J, Liu G, Zhang X, Bowers J, Sensinger K, Collins J, Brody J, Getts R, Lenburg M, Spira A. MicroRNAs as modulators of smoking-induced gene expression changes in human airway epithelium. Proc. Natl. Acad. Science 2009 106:2319-2324.

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Center for Minimally Invasive Esophageal Therapies
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