Brian Lilleness, MD

Instructor, Medicine

Brian Lilleness
75 E. Newton St.


Brian Lilleness, MD is an Instructor in the Department of General Internal Medicine at Chobanian and Avedisian School of Medicine. Dr. Lilleness has a degree in Neurobiology from the University of Washington and received his medical degree from New York Medical College. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Boston Medical Center. He was previously worked at the Pacific Science Center in Seattle, WA and Tri-Med Ambulance in Kent, WA. He is a member of the American College of Physicians and the American Medical Association.


  • New York Medical College, MD


  • Published on 11/15/2022

    Cuddy SA, Datar Y, Ovsak G, Saith S, Murphy SP, Bay CP, Haddad M, Lilleness B, Muralidhar V, Pipilas A, Vuong J, Guardino E, Maurer MS, Ruberg FL, Falk RH, Dorbala S. Optimal Echocardiographic Parameters to Improve the Diagnostic Yield of Tc-99m-Bone Avid Tracer Cardiac Scintigraphy for Transthyretin Cardiac Amyloidosis. Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2022 Nov; 15(11):e014645. PMID: 36378779.

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  • Published on 8/24/2022

    Alreshq R, Cozzolino M, Lilleness B, Pipilas A, Mendelson L, Joshi T, Muralidhar V, Guardino E, Berk JL, Siddiqi OK, Gopal DM, Sanchorawala V, Ruberg FL. Light Chain Testing Abnormalities Among Patients With Transthyretin Amyloid Cardiomyopathy Referred for Technetium-99m Pyrophosphate Imaging. Am J Cardiol. 2022 Oct 15; 181:105-112. PMID: 36028388.

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  • Published on 9/13/2019

    Lilleness B, Doros G, Ruberg FL, Sanchorawala V. Establishment of brain natriuretic peptide - based criteria for evaluating cardiac response to treatment in light chain (AL) amyloidosis. Br J Haematol. 2020 02; 188(3):424-427. PMID: 31515797.

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  • Published on 10/17/2018

    Lilleness B, Ruberg FL, Mussinelli R, Doros G, Sanchorawala V. Development and validation of a survival staging system incorporating BNP in patients with light chain amyloidosis. Blood. 2019 01 17; 133(3):215-223. PMID: 30333122.

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  • Published on 11/1/2016

    Lilleness BM, Frishman WH. Ghrelin and the Cardiovascular System. Cardiol Rev. 2016 Nov/Dec; 24(6):288-297. PMID: 27465535.

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