Daniel Dilling
Associate Professor
Medical Director, Lung Transplantation
RML Medical Director, Respiratory Care
Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Lung Disease, Lung Transplantation, COPD, Emphysema, Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency, Lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM), Pulmonary Fibrosis, Critical Care, Interstitial Lung Disease, Birt–Hogg–Dubé lung disease, Sjögren's Interstitial Lung Disease, Cystic Lung Disease, Langerhans cell histiocytosis pulmonary disease, Eosinophilic Granuloma of the lung, Pulmonary alveolar proteinosis, Hermansky–Pudlak syndrome, Rare Lung Diseases, Lymphangiomatosis
Board Certifications
Critical Care - Subspecialty Cert: AM Board of Internal Medicine
Pulmonary Disease - Subspecialty Cert: AM Board of Internal Medicine
Sleep Medicine - General Cert: AM Board of Sleep Medicine
Covey,M. K.; Collins,E. G.; Reynertson,S. I.; Dilling,D. F.Resistance training as a preconditioning strategy for enhancing aerobic exercise training outcomes in COPD Respiratory medicine 2014 ; :
Gagermeier,J. P.; Rusinak,J. D.; Lurain,N. S.; Alex,C. G.; Dilling,D. F.; Wigfield,C. H.; Love,R. B.Subtherapeutic ganciclovir (GCV) levels and GCV-resistant cytomegalovirus in lung transplant recipients Transplant infectious disease : an official journal of the Transplantation Society 2014 ;16(6):941-950
Lowery,E. M.; Kuhlmann,E. A.; Mahoney,E. L.; Dilling,D. F.; Kliethermes,S. A.; Kovacs,E. J.Heavy alcohol use in lung donors increases the risk for primary graft dysfunction Alcoholism, Clinical and Experimental Research 2014 ;38(11):2853-2861
Gilbert,E. R.; Eby,J. M.; Hammer,A. M.; Klarquist,J. S.; Christensen,D. G.; Barfuss,A. J.; Boissy,R. E.; Picken,M. M.; Love,R. B.; Dilling,D. F.; Le Poole,I. C.Positioning Ganglioside D3 as an Immunotherapeutic Target in Lymphangioleiomyomatosis The American journal of pathology 2013 ; :
Dilling,D. F.; Gilbert,E. R.; Picken,M. M.; Eby,J. M.; Love,R. B.; Le Poole,I. C.A current viewpoint of lymphangioleiomyomatosis supporting immunotherapeutic treatment options American Journal of Respiratory Cell & Molecular Biology 2012 ;46(1):1-5
Fisichella,P. M.; Davis,C. S.; Shankaran,V.; Gagermeier,J.; Dilling,D.; Alex,C. G.; Kovacs,E. J.; Joehl,R. J.; Love,R. B.The prevalence and extent of gastroesophageal reflux disease correlates to the type of lung transplantation. Surgical laparoscopy, endoscopy & percutaneous techniques 2012 ;22(1):46-51
Fisichella,P. M.; Davis,C. S.; Gagermeier,J.; Dilling,D.; Alex,C. G.; Dorfmeister,J. A.; Kovacs,E. J.; Love,R. B.; Gamelli,R. L.Laparoscopic antireflux surgery for gastroesophageal reflux disease after lung transplantation. Journal of Surgical Research 2011 ;170(2):e279-86
Dilling,D. F.; Glanville,A. R.Advances in lung transplantation: the year in review Journal of Heart & Lung Transplantation 2011 ;30(3):247-251
Davis,C. S.; Gagermeier,J.; Dilling,D.; Alex,C.; Lowery,E.; Kovacs,E. J.; Love,R. B.; Fisichella,P. M.A review of the potential applications and controversies of non-invasive testing for biomarkers of aspiration in the lung transplant population Clinical transplantation 2010 ;24(3):E54-61
Davis,C. S.; Shankaran,V.; Kovacs,E. J.; Gagermeier,J.; Dilling,D.; Alex,C. G.; Love,R. B.; Sinacore,J.; Fisichella,P. M.Gastroesophageal reflux disease after lung transplantation: pathophysiology and implications for treatment. Surgery 2010 ;148(4):737-744
Klarquist,J.; Barfuss,A.; Kandala,S.; Reust,M. J.; Braun,R. K.; Hu,J.; Dilling,D. F.; McKee,M. D.; Boissy,R. E.; Love,R. B.; Nishimura,M. I.; Le Poole,I. C.Melanoma-associated antigen expression in lymphangioleiomyomatosis renders tumor cells susceptible to cytotoxic T cells. American Journal of Pathology 2009 ;175(6):2463-2472
Dilling,D.Diagnostic criteria for persistent vegetative state. VIRTUAL MENTOR 2007 ;9(5):359
Medical School
Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine
Loyola University Medical Center, Internal Medicine: General
Loyola University Medical Center, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Interests & Hobbies
Fly Fishing
Notre Dame Football
Live Music
Family Time