Stavros Garantziotis, MD

Adjunct Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine
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My research interests focus on gene-environment interactions in the pathogenesis of lung disease, particularly pulmonary fibrosis and lung transplantation. A particular focus is in the role that extracellular matrix plays in the tissue response to injury and repair.

Education and Training

  • Fellow in Pulmomary Medicine, Medicine, Duke University, 1999 - 2004
  • Medical Resident, Medicine, Yeshiva University New York, 1996 - 1999
  • M.D., Albert Ludwigs University of Freiburg (Germany), 1994


Garantziotis, Stavros, David M. Brass, Jordan Savov, John W. Hollingsworth, Erin McElvania-TeKippe, Katie Berman, Julia K. L. Walker, and David A. Schwartz. “Leukocyte-derived IL-10 reduces subepithelial fibrosis associated with chronically inhaled endotoxin..” Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol 35, no. 6 (December 2006): 662–67.

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Garantziotis, Stavros, Mark P. Steele, and David A. Schwartz. “Pulmonary fibrosis: thinking outside of the lung..” The Journal of Clinical Investigation 114, no. 3 (August 2004): 319–21.

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Garantziotis, Stavros, Karan S. Bhalla, Gwynn D. Long, James J. Vredenburgh, and Rodney J. Folz. “Fatal re-expansion pulmonary edema associated with increased lung IL-8 levels following high-dose chemotherapy and autologous stem cell transplant..” Respiration; International Review of Thoracic Diseases 69, no. 4 (January 2002): 351–54.

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Garantziotis, S., D. N. Howell, H. P. McAdams, R. D. Davis, N. G. Henshaw, and S. M. Palmer. “Influenza pneumonia in lung transplant recipients: clinical features and association with bronchiolitis obliterans syndrome..” Chest 119, no. 4 (April 2001): 1277–80.