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Robert M. Kottmann, M.D.

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Office: (585) 275-4161

Fax: (585) 273-1171

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Medicine, Pulmonary



  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease - American Board of Internal Medicine


MD | Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson Univ

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/2004 - 06/30/2007
Fellowship in Pulmonary Diseases & Critical Care at University of Rochester Medical Center

06/24/2002 - 06/23/2004
Residency in Internal Medicine at University of Rochester Medical Center

06/24/2001 - 06/23/2002
Internship in Internal Medicine at University of Rochester Medical Center

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Patent Title: Method and Apparatus to Diagnose the Metatstatic or Progressive Potential of Cancer, Fibrosis and other Diseases
Patent #: 10,765,376
Issue Date: Sep 08, 2020
Country: United States
Invented By: Edward Brown III, Kathleen Burke, Robert Matthew Kottmann, Seth W Perry, Jesse W Sharpe, Patricia Janet Sime

Patent Title: LDH Inhibitors as Treatment for Fibrosis and for Fibrotic-Related Disorders
Patent #: 9,750,761
Issue Date: Sep 05, 2017
Country: United States
Invented By: Robert Matthew Kottmann, Richard P Phipps, Patricia Janet Sime


Journal Articles

Rackow AR, Judge JL, Woller CF, Sime PJ, Kottmann RM. "miR-338-3p Blocks TGF?-Induced Myofibroblast Differentiation through the Induction of PTEN." American journal of physiology. Lung cellular and molecular physiology.. 2022 Jan 5; Epub 2022 Jan 05.

Croft DP, Burton DS, Nagel DJ, Bhattacharya S, Falsey AR, Georas SN, Hopke PK, Johnston CJ, Kottmann RM, Litonjua AA, Mariani TJ, Rich DQ, Thevenet-Morrison K, Thurston SW, Utell MJ, McCall MN. "The effect of air pollution on the transcriptomics of the immune response to respiratory infection." Scientific reports.. 2021 Sep 30; 11(1):19436. Epub 2021 Sep 30.

Rackow AR, Nagel DJ, McCarthy C, Judge J, Lacy S, Freeberg MAT, Thatcher TH, Kottmann RM, Sime PJ. "The Self-fulfilling Prophecy of Pulmonary Fibrosis: A Selective Inspection of Pathologic Signaling Loops." The European respiratory journal.. 2020 Sep 17; Epub 2020 Sep 17.