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Steve Pantilat, M.D.

Director of Palliative Care Service

Education

UCSF School of Medicine 1989

Residencies

UCSF Medical Center, Internal Medicine 1992

Fellowships

Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholar Program, UCS 1996

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Pantilat SZ, O'Riordan DL, Bruno KA. Two steps forward, one step back: changes in palliative care consultation services in california hospitals from 2007 to 2011. J Palliat Med. 2014 Nov; 17(11):1214-20.
  2. Gomutbutra P, O'Riordan DL, Pantilat SZ. Management of moderate-to-severe dyspnea in hospitalized patients receiving palliative care. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2013 May; 45(5):885-91.
  3. Pantilat SZ. When it's the right care, more is better: comment on "palliative care and quality of life" and "pain as a cause of agitated delirium". Arch Intern Med. 2012 Aug 13; 172(15):1172-3.
  4. Schenker Y, Fernandez A, Kerr K, O'Riordan D, Pantilat SZ. Interpretation for discussions about end-of-life issues: results from a National Survey of Health Care Interpreters. J Palliat Med. 2012 Sep; 15(9):1019-26.
  5. Pantilat SZ, O'Riordan DL, Dibble SL, Landefeld CS. An assessment of the screening performance of a single-item measure of depression from the Edmonton Symptom Assessment Scale among chronically ill hospitalized patients. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2012 May; 43(5):866-73.
  6. Ryerson CJ, Arean PA, Berkeley J, Carrieri-Kohlman VL, Pantilat SZ, Landefeld CS, Collard HR. Depression is a common and chronic comorbidity in patients with interstitial lung disease. Respirology. 2012 Apr; 17(3):525-32.
  7. Pantilat SZ, Kerr KM, Billings JA, Bruno KA, O'Riordan DL. Characteristics of palliative care consultation services in California hospitals. J Palliat Med. 2012 May; 15(5):555-60.
  8. Brousseau RT, Jameson W, Kalanj B, Kerr K, O'Malley K, Pantilat S. A multifaceted approach to spreading palliative care consultation services in California public hospital systems. J Healthc Qual. 2012 Mar-Apr; 34(2):77-85.
  9. Pantilat SZ, O'Riordan DL, Dibble SL, Landefeld CS. Longitudinal assessment of symptom severity among hospitalized elders diagnosed with cancer, heart failure, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. J Hosp Med. 2012 Sep; 7(7):567-72.
  10. Ryerson CJ, Donesky D, Pantilat SZ, Collard HR. Dyspnea in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis: a systematic review. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2012 Apr; 43(4):771-82.
  11. Pantilat SZ, Kerr KM, Kutner JS, Ferris FD, Rathfon MA, Rabow MW. Leveraging external resources to grow and sustain your palliative care program: a call to action. J Palliat Med. 2012 Jan; 15(1):25-8.
  12. Berger GN, O'Riordan DL, Kerr K, Pantilat SZ. Prevalence and characteristics of outpatient palliative care services in California. Arch Intern Med. 2011 Dec 12; 171(22):2057-9.
  13. Pantilat SZ, Kerr KM, Billings JA, Bruno KA, O'Riordan DL. Palliative care services in California hospitals: program prevalence and hospital characteristics. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2012 Jan; 43(1):39-46.
  14. Pantilat S, O'Riordan D. Etiology and Predictors of Pain Among Patients with Class II and III Heart Failure (750). J Pain Symptom Manage. 2011 Jan; 41(1):302-3.
  15. O'Riordan D, Landefeld S, Pantilat S. How valid is a single-item measure of depression among seriously ill hospitalized patients? (419-a). J Pain Symptom Manage. 2011 Jan; 41(1):242.
  16. Kerr K, Cassel JB, Smith T, Pantilat S. Capturing fiscal benefits when palliative care is engaged early in a hospitalization (316-C). J Pain Symptom Manage. 2011 Jan; 41(1):198-9.
  17. Pantilat S, O'Riordan D. Symptom severity among elderly hospitalized patients diagnosed with cancer, congestive heart failure, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (749). J Pain Symptom Manage. 2011 Jan; 41(1):302.
  18. Cassel JB, Kerr K, Pantilat S, Smith T, McClish D. Does palliative care consultation reduce ICU length of stay? (313-a). J Pain Symptom Manage. 2011 Jan; 41(1):191-2.
  19. Pantilat SZ, O'Riordan DL, Dibble SL, Landefeld CS. Hospital-based palliative medicine consultation: a randomized controlled trial. Arch Intern Med. 2010 Dec 13; 170(22):2038-40.
  20. Abernethy AP, Aziz NM, Basch E, Bull J, Cleeland CS, Currow DC, Fairclough D, Hanson L, Hauser J, Ko D, Lloyd L, Morrison RS, Otis-Green S, Pantilat S, Portenoy RK, Ritchie C, Rocker G, Wheeler JL, Zafar SY, Kutner JS. A strategy to advance the evidence base in palliative medicine: formation of a palliative care research cooperative group. J Palliat Med. 2010 Dec; 13(12):1407-13.

Publications are derived from MEDLINE/PubMed and provided by UCSF Profiles, a service of the Clinical & Translational Science Institute (CTSI) at UCSF. Researchers can make corrections and additions to their publications by logging on to UCSF Profiles.