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Stephen Lazarus, M.D.

Pulmonologist

Clinics

Asthma Clinic
400 Parnassus Ave., Fifth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143-0359
Phone: (415) 353-2961

Hours: Thursdays
8:30 – 11:30 a.m.

Pulmonary Function Laboratory at Mount Zion
2330 Post St., Suite 420
San Francisco, CA 94115
Phone: (415) 885-7755
Fax: (415) 885-3852

Hours: Monday to Friday
9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Pulmonary Function Laboratory at Parnassus
505 Parnassus Ave., Suite M-1342
San Francisco, CA 94143-0130
Phone: (415) 476-2995
Fax: (415) 502-7990

Hours: Monday to Friday
8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Pulmonary Practice at Parnassus
400 Parnassus Ave., Fifth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143-0359
Phone: (415) 353-2961
Fax: (415) 353-2568

Hours: Monday to Friday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

More about Stephen Lazarus

Additional Languages

French

Education

UC Irvine 1972

Residencies

UCSF, Internal Medicine 1975

Fellowships

UCSF, Pulmonary Disease 1977

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Woodruff PG, Chatila W, Connett JE, Criner GJ, Curtis JL, Dransfield MT, Han MK, Lazarus SC, Marchetti N, Rogers TJ, Scanlon PD, Sin DD, Voelker H, Wendt C, Albert RK. Tumour necrosis factor receptor-75 and risk of COPD exacerbation in the azithromycin trial. Eur Respir J. 2014 Jan; 43(1):295-8.
  2. Peters SP, Bleecker ER, Kunselman SJ, Icitovic N, Moore WC, Pascual R, Ameredes BT, Boushey HA, Calhoun WJ, Castro M, Cherniack RM, Craig T, Denlinger LC, Engle LL, Dimango EA, Israel E, Kraft M, Lazarus SC, Lemanske RF, Lugogo N, Martin RJ, Meyers DA, Ramsdell J, Sorkness CA, Sutherland ER, Wasserman SI, Walter MJ, Wechsler ME, Chinchilli VM, Szefler SJ. Predictors of response to tiotropium versus salmeterol in asthmatic adults. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2013 Nov; 132(5):1068-1074.e1.
  3. Albert RK, Connett J, Curtis JL, Martinez FJ, Han MK, Lazarus SC, Woodruff PG. Mannose-binding lectin deficiency and acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis. 2012; 7:767-77.
  4. Denlinger LC, Manthei DM, Seibold MA, Ahn K, Bleecker E, Boushey HA, Calhoun WJ, Castro M, Chinchili VM, Fahy JV, Hawkins GA, Icitovic N, Israel E, Jarjour NN, King T, Kraft M, Lazarus SC, Lehman E, Martin RJ, Meyers DA, Peters SP, Sheerar D, Shi L, Sutherland ER, Szefler SJ, Wechsler ME, Sorkness CA, Lemanske RF. P2X7-regulated protection from exacerbations and loss of control is independent of asthma maintenance therapy. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2013 Jan 1; 187(1):28-33.
  5. Brozek JL, Kraft M, Krishnan JA, Cloutier MM, Lazarus SC, Li JT, Santesso N, Strunk RC, Casale TB. Long-acting 2-agonist step-off in patients with controlled asthma. Arch Intern Med. 2012 Oct 8; 172(18):1365-75.
  6. Calhoun WJ, Ameredes BT, King TS, Icitovic N, Bleecker ER, Castro M, Cherniack RM, Chinchilli VM, Craig T, Denlinger L, DiMango EA, Engle LL, Fahy JV, Grant JA, Israel E, Jarjour N, Kazani SD, Kraft M, Kunselman SJ, Lazarus SC, Lemanske RF, Lugogo N, Martin RJ, Meyers DA, Moore WC, Pascual R, Peters SP, Ramsdell J, Sorkness CA, Sutherland ER, Szefler SJ, Wasserman SI, Walter MJ, Wechsler ME, Boushey HA. Comparison of physician-, biomarker-, and symptom-based strategies for adjustment of inhaled corticosteroid therapy in adults with asthma: the BASALT randomized controlled trial. JAMA. 2012 Sep 12; 308(10):987-97.
  7. Dransfield MT, Harnden S, Burton RL, Albert RK, Bailey WC, Casaburi R, Connett J, Cooper JA, Criner GJ, Curtis JL, Han MK, Make B, Marchetti N, Martinez FJ, McEvoy C, Nahm MH, Niewoehner DE, Porszasz J, Reilly J, Scanlon PD, Scharf SM, Sciurba FC, Washko GR, Woodruff PG, Lazarus SC. Long-term comparative immunogenicity of protein conjugate and free polysaccharide pneumococcal vaccines in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Clin Infect Dis. 2012 Sep; 55(5):e35-44.
  8. Casaburi R, Porszasz J, Hecht A, Tiep B, Albert RK, Anthonisen NR, Bailey WC, Connett JE, Cooper JA, Criner GJ, Curtis J, Dransfield M, Lazarus SC, Make B, Martinez FJ, McEvoy C, Niewoehner DE, Reilly JJ, Scanlon P, Scharf SM, Sciurba FC, Woodruff P. Influence of lightweight ambulatory oxygen on oxygen use and activity patterns of COPD patients receiving long-term oxygen therapy. COPD. 2012 Feb; 9(1):3-11.
  9. McGrath KW, Icitovic N, Boushey HA, Lazarus SC, Sutherland ER, Chinchilli VM, Fahy JV. A large subgroup of mild-to-moderate asthma is persistently noneosinophilic. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2012 Mar 15; 185(6):612-9.
  10. Tantisira KG, Lasky-Su J, Harada M, Murphy A, Litonjua AA, Himes BE, Lange C, Lazarus R, Sylvia J, Klanderman B, Duan QL, Qiu W, Hirota T, Martinez FD, Mauger D, Sorkness C, Szefler S, Lazarus SC, Lemanske RF, Peters SP, Lima JJ, Nakamura Y, Tamari M, Weiss ST. Genomewide association between GLCCI1 and response to glucocorticoid therapy in asthma. N Engl J Med. 2011 Sep 29; 365(13):1173-83.
  11. Wechsler ME, Castro M, Lehman E, Chinchilli VM, Sutherland ER, Denlinger L, Lazarus SC, Peters SP, Israel E. Impact of race on asthma treatment failures in the asthma clinical research network. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2011 Dec 1; 184(11):1247-53.
  12. Albert RK, Connett J, Bailey WC, Casaburi R, Cooper JA, Criner GJ, Curtis JL, Dransfield MT, Han MK, Lazarus SC, Make B, Marchetti N, Martinez FJ, Madinger NE, McEvoy C, Niewoehner DE, Porsasz J, Price CS, Reilly J, Scanlon PD, Sciurba FC, Scharf SM, Washko GR, Woodruff PG, Anthonisen NR. Azithromycin for prevention of exacerbations of COPD. N Engl J Med. 2011 Aug 25; 365(8):689-98.
  13. Woodruff PG, Albert RK, Bailey WC, Casaburi R, Connett JE, Cooper JA, Criner GJ, Curtis JL, Dransfield MT, Han MK, Harnden SM, Kim V, Marchetti N, Martinez FJ, McEvoy CE, Niewoehner DE, Reilly JJ, Rice K, Scanlon PD, Scharf SM, Sciurba FC, Washko GR, Lazarus SC. Randomized trial of zileuton for treatment of COPD exacerbations requiring hospitalization. COPD. 2011 Feb; 8(1):21-9.
  14. Sutherland ER, King TS, Icitovic N, Ameredes BT, Bleecker E, Boushey HA, Calhoun WJ, Castro M, Cherniack RM, Chinchilli VM, Craig TJ, Denlinger L, DiMango EA, Fahy JV, Israel E, Jarjour N, Kraft M, Lazarus SC, Lemanske RF, Peters SP, Ramsdell J, Sorkness CA, Szefler SJ, Walter MJ, Wasserman SI, Wechsler ME, Chu HW, Martin RJ. A trial of clarithromycin for the treatment of suboptimally controlled asthma. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2010 Oct; 126(4):747-53.
  15. Peters SP, Kunselman SJ, Icitovic N, Moore WC, Pascual R, Ameredes BT, Boushey HA, Calhoun WJ, Castro M, Cherniack RM, Craig T, Denlinger L, Engle LL, DiMango EA, Fahy JV, Israel E, Jarjour N, Kazani SD, Kraft M, Lazarus SC, Lemanske RF, Lugogo N, Martin RJ, Meyers DA, Ramsdell J, Sorkness CA, Sutherland ER, Szefler SJ, Wasserman SI, Walter MJ, Wechsler ME, Chinchilli VM, Bleecker ER. Tiotropium bromide step-up therapy for adults with uncontrolled asthma. N Engl J Med. 2010 Oct 28; 363(18):1715-26.
  16. Lazarus SC. Clinical practice. Emergency treatment of asthma. N Engl J Med. 2010 Aug 19; 363(8):755-64.
  17. Janson SL, McGrath KW, Covington JK, Baron RB, Lazarus SC. Objective airway monitoring improves asthma control in the cold and flu season: a cluster randomized trial. Chest. 2010 Nov; 138(5):1148-55.
  18. Newcomb PA, McGrath KW, Covington JK, Lazarus SC, Janson SL. Barriers to patient-clinician collaboration in asthma management: the patient experience. J Asthma. 2010 Mar; 47(2):192-7.
  19. Wechsler ME, Kunselman SJ, Chinchilli VM, Bleecker E, Boushey HA, Calhoun WJ, Ameredes BT, Castro M, Craig TJ, Denlinger L, Fahy JV, Jarjour N, Kazani S, Kim S, Kraft M, Lazarus SC, Lemanske RF, Markezich A, Martin RJ, Permaul P, Peters SP, Ramsdell J, Sorkness CA, Sutherland ER, Szefler SJ, Walter MJ, Wasserman SI, Israel E. Effect of beta2-adrenergic receptor polymorphism on response to longacting beta2 agonist in asthma (LARGE trial): a genotype-stratified, randomised, placebo-controlled, crossover trial. Lancet. 2009 Nov 21; 374(9703):1754-64.
  20. Gordon E, Lazarus SC. Management of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: moving beyond the asthma algorithm. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2009 Nov; 124(5):873-80; quiz 881-2.

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