Photo: Steven Mark Kawut, MD, MS
Steven Mark Kawut, MD, MS
Year elected: 2013
Current membership category: Active
University of Pennsylvania
Perelman School of Medicine
718 Blockley Hall, 423 Guardian Drive
Philadelphia, PA 19104
United States of America
Phone: 215-573-0258

Biographical statement

Dr. Steven Kawut is the Director of the Pulmonary Vascular Disease Program and a Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. His clinical and research interests focus on pulmonary vascular disease and lung transplantation. He has published more than 275 peer-reviewed papers on topics such as pulmonary arterial hypertension, hepatopulmonary syndrome, parenchymal lung disease, right ventricular function, and predictors of outcome before and after lung transplant. He has performed some of the first federally funded clinical trials of novel therapies in pulmonary arterial hypertension and hepatopulmonary syndrome. Dr. Kawut currently directs multicenter epidemiologic and interventional studies of pulmonary vascular disease.

Institutional affiliations

Ben Z. Stanger, MD, PhD is the representative at this institution.


Clinical trials
Critical Care Medicine
Internal Medicine
Outcomes research

Positions held