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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, 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.

Wu EK, Ambrosini RD, Kottmann RM, Ritchlin CT, Schwarz EM, Rahimi H. "Reinterpreting Evidence of Rheumatoid Arthritis-Associated Interstitial Lung Disease to Understand Etiology." Current rheumatology reviews.. 2019 Jan 15; Epub 2019 Jan 15.

Lachant DJ, Croft DP, McGrane Minton H, Hardy DJ, Prasad P, Kottmann RM. "The clinical impact of pneumocystis and viral PCR testing on bronchoalveolar lavage in immunosuppressed patients." Respiratory medicine.. 2018 Dec 0; 145:35-40. Epub 2018 Oct 22.