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Cynthia Gries, MD

Cynthia Gries, MD

Medical Director of Lung Transplant

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Cynthia Gries

Overview

Dr. Cynthia Gries is a board-certified critical care physician with advanced fellowship training in pulmonary and critical care medicine who is part of the medical team at the AdventHealth Transplant Institute. She joined AdventHealth from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, where she was an assistant professor of medicine and immunology. Dr. Gries earned her medical degree at the University of Chicago’s Pritzker School of Medicine and completed her internal medicine residency at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore. She completed her pulmonology and critical care medicine fellowship at the University of Washington (UW) and also holds a master’s degree in epidemiology from UW. Prior to her tenure in Pittsburgh, she served on the UW faculty as a lung transplant sub-specialist.

Articles

A survey of use of mTOR inhibitors in patients with lymphangioleiomyomatosis listed for lung transplant

RESPIRATORY MEDICINE

2022

Renin Angiotensin Aldosterone System Antagonism in 2019 Novel Coronavirus Acute Lung Injury

OPEN FORUM INFECTIOUS DISEASES

2021

ISHLT consensus document on lung transplantation in patients with connective tissue disease: Part I: Epidemiology, assessment of extrapulmonary conditions, candidate evaluation, selection criteria, and pathology statements

JOURNAL OF HEART AND LUNG TRANSPLANTATION

2021

International consensus recommendations for anesthetic and intensive care management of lung transplantation. An EACTAIC, SCA, ISHLT, ESOT, ESTS, and AST approved document

JOURNAL OF HEART AND LUNG TRANSPLANTATION

2021

Underweight Patients With Cystic Fibrosis Have Acceptable Survival Following Lung Transplantation A United Network for Organ Sharing Registry Study

CHEST

2020

Frailty and aging-associated syndromes in lung transplant candidates and recipients

AMERICAN JOURNAL OF TRANSPLANTATION

2020

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute and American Association for Thoracic Surgery Workshop Report: Identifying collaborative clinical research priorities in lung transplantation

JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY

2018

Refining Low Physical Activity Measurement Improves Frailty Assessment in Advanced Lung Disease and Survivors of Critical Illness

Proceedings of the American Thoracic Society

2017

Frailty Phenotypes, Disability, and Outcomes in Adult Candidates for Lung Transplantation

AMERICAN JOURNAL OF RESPIRATORY AND CRITICAL CARE MEDICINE

2015

Management of the Potential Organ Donor in the ICU: Society of Critical Care Medicine/American College of Chest Physicians/Association of Organ Procurement Organizations Consensus Statement

CRITICAL CARE MEDICINE

2015

Education & Training

Education

Pritzker School of Medicine - University of Chicago; University Of Washington School Of Medicine; Johns Hopkins Bayview Med Center

Residency

Johns Hopkins Hospital;
Johns Hopkins Bayview Med Center

Fellowship

University of Washington Medical Center;
University Of Washington School Of Medicine