Researcher Profile

Researcher Profile

Michael F. Reed, MD

Michael F. Reed, MD

Professor, Department of Surgery
Chief, Division of Thoracic Surgery
Penn State Heart and Vascular Institute
Scientific Program:Experimental Therapeutics
Disease Teams:
Thoracic Cancer
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Research Interests

  • Neoplasms
  • Lung Neoplasms
  • Therapeutics
  • Thorax
  • Survival
  • Non-Small Cell Lung Carcinoma
  • Air
  • Lung
  • Robotics
  • Retinoblastoma
  • Thoracotomy
  • Chest Tubes

Clinical Trials

Oncogenic Driver Mutations/Biomarkers in Screening Participants for Early Detection of Lung Cancer
One Time Tissue and Blood Collection from Patients with Lung Cancer at Risk for Developing Lung Cancer
Tissue and Blood Collection from Patients with Suspected Lung Cancer

Recent Publications


Toth, J, Reed, MF & Ventola, LK 2019, 'Chest Tube Drainage Devices', Seminars in Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, vol. 40, no. 3, pp. 386-393.
Hendriksen, BS, Kuroki, MT, Armen, S, Reed, MF, Taylor, MD & Hollenbeak, CS 2019, 'Lytic Therapy for Retained Traumatic Hemothorax: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis', CHEST, vol. 155, no. 4, pp. 805-815.
Hendriksen, BS, Hollenbeak, CS, Taylor, MD & Reed, MF 2019, 'Minimally Invasive Lobectomy Modality and Other Predictors of Conversion to Thoracotomy', Innovations: Technology and Techniques in Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery.
Hendriksen, BS, Hollenbeak, CS, Reed, MF & Taylor, MD 2019, 'Perioperative chemotherapy is not associated with improved survival in stage I pleomorphic lung cancer', Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, vol. 158, no. 2, pp. 581-591.e11.
Hendriksen, BS, Brooks, AJ, Hollenbeak, CS, Taylor, MD, Reed, MF & Soybel, D 2019, 'The Impact of Minimally Invasive Gastrectomy on Survival in the USA', Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery.


Reddy, RM, Gorrepati, ML, Oh, DS, Mehendale, S & Reed, MF 2018, 'Robotic-Assisted Versus Thoracoscopic Lobectomy Outcomes From High-Volume Thoracic Surgeons', Annals of Thoracic Surgery, vol. 106, no. 3, pp. 902-908.


Oh, DS, Reddy, RM, Gorrepati, ML, Mehendale, S & Reed, MF 2017, 'Robotic-Assisted, Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic and Open Lobectomy: Propensity-Matched Analysis of Recent Premier Data', Annals of Thoracic Surgery, vol. 104, no. 5, pp. 1733-1740.


Kaifi, JT, Kunkel, M, Das, A, Harouaka, RA, Dicker, DT, Li, G, Zhu, J, Clawson, G, Yang, Z, Reed, MF, Gusani, NJ, Kimchi, ET, Staveley-O’Carroll, KF, Zheng, S & El-Deiry, WS 2015, 'Circulating tumor cell isolation during resection of colorectal cancer lung and liver metastases: A prospective trial with different detection techniques', Cancer Biology and Therapy, vol. 16, no. 5, pp. 699-708.
Lopez, EMJ, Ghetmiri, E, Gettle, LM, Reed, MF & McAllister, BP 2015, 'Encephalopathy and high anion gap metabolic acidosis: An unusual herald of buried bumper syndrome' The Lancet, vol. 385, no. 9969.
Toth, J, Podany, AB, Reed, MF, Rocourt, D, Gilbert, CR, Santos, MC, Cilley, R & Dillon, P 2015, 'Endobronchial occlusion with one-way endobronchial valves: A novel technique for persistent air leaks in children', Journal of Pediatric Surgery, vol. 50, no. 1, pp. 82-85.
Gilbert, CR, Toth, J, Osman, U & Reed, MF 2015, 'Endobronchial valve placement as destination therapy for recurrent pneumothorax in the setting of advanced malignancy', Respiratory Care, vol. 60, no. 3, pp. e46-e48.
Reed, MF, Gilbert, CR, Taylor, MD & Toth, J 2015, 'Endobronchial valves for challenging air leaks', Annals of Thoracic Surgery, vol. 100, no. 4, pp. 1181-1186.
Varlotto, JM, Yao, AN, Decamp, MM, Ramakrishna, S, Recht, A, Flickinger, J, Andrei, A, Reed, MF, Toth, J, Fizgerald, TJ, Higgins, K, Zheng, X, Shelkey, J, Medford-Davis, LN, Belani, C & Kelsey, CR 2015, 'Nodal stage of surgically resected non-small cell lung cancer and its effect on recurrence patterns and overall survival', International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology Physics, vol. 91, no. 4, pp. 765-773.
Avella, DM, Toth, J, Reed, MF, Gusani, NJ, Kimchi, ET, Mahraj, R, Staveley-O'Carroll, KF & Kaifi, JT 2015, 'Pleural space infections after image-guided percutaneous drainage of infected intraabdominal fluid collections: A retrospective single institution analysis' BMC Surgery, vol. 15, no. 1.
Rice, SJ, Liu, X, Miller, B, Joshi, M, Zhu, J, Caruso, C, Gilbert, C, Toth, J, Reed, MF, Rassaei, N, Das, A, Barochia, A, El-Bayoumy, K & Belani, C 2015, 'Proteomic profiling of human plasma identifies apolipoprotein E as being associated with smoking and a marker for squamous metaplasia of the lung' Proteomics, vol. 15, no. 18, pp. 3267-3277.

Clinical Trials Search

Children (age < 18 years)
Adults (age >= 18 years)