David C. Rishikof, MD

Clinical Associate Professor, Medicine

David Rishikof


Dr. Rishikof, MD is a practicing Pulmonary Disease Specialist in Framingham, MA. Dr. Rishikof graduated from University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine in 1992 and has been in practice for 26 years. He completed a residency at Boston University Medical Center.

Other Positions

  • MetroWest Medical Center


  • University of Toronto, MD
  • Columbia University, MS
  • McGill University, BSc


  • Published on 1/1/2013

    Temtanakitpaisan Y, Mahatanan R, Rishikof DC, Young DZ. Use of heparin alone in treating pulmonary emboli found in association with in-transit right-heart thrombi in a nonagenarian. Tex Heart Inst J. 2013; 40(4):487-8. PMID: 24082387.

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  • Published on 9/1/2006

    Subramanian M, Kuang PP, Wei L, Rishikof DC, Liu H, Goldstein RH. Modulation of amino acid uptake by TGF-beta in lung myofibroblasts. J Cell Biochem. 2006 Sep 1; 99(1):71-8. PMID: 16598748.

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  • Published on 11/19/2005

    Rishikof DC, Lucey EC, Kuang PP, Snider GL, Goldstein RH. Induction of the myofibroblast phenotype following elastolytic injury to mouse lung. Histochem Cell Biol. 2006 May; 125(5):527-34. PMID: 16328432.

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  • Published on 7/21/2005

    Kuang PP, Lucey E, Rishikof DC, Humphries DE, Bronsnick D, Goldstein RH. Engraftment of neonatal lung fibroblasts into the normal and elastase-injured lung. Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 2005 Oct; 33(4):371-7. PMID: 16037486.

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  • Published on 1/1/2005

    Rishikof DC, Kuang PP, Subramanian M, Goldstein RH. Methods for measuring type I collagen synthesis in vitro. Methods Mol Med. 2005; 117:129-40. PMID: 16118450.

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  • Published on 3/1/2004

    Rishikof DC, Ricupero DA, Liu H, Goldstein RH. Phenylbutyrate decreases type I collagen production in human lung fibroblasts. J Cell Biochem. 2004 Mar 1; 91(4):740-8. PMID: 14991765.

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  • Published on 2/20/2004

    Berman JS, Serlin D, Li X, Whitley G, Hayes J, Rishikof DC, Ricupero DA, Liaw L, Goetschkes M, O'Regan AW. Altered bleomycin-induced lung fibrosis in osteopontin-deficient mice. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 2004 Jun; 286(6):L1311-8. PMID: 14977630.

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  • Published on 8/8/2003

    Kuang PP, Goldstein RH, Liu Y, Rishikof DC, Jean JC, Joyce-Brady M. Coordinate expression of fibulin-5/DANCE and elastin during lung injury repair. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 2003 Nov; 285(5):L1147-52. PMID: 12909585.

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  • Published on 7/1/2002

    Kuang PP, Berk JL, Rishikof DC, Foster JA, Humphries DE, Ricupero DA, Goldstein RH. NF-kappaB induced by IL-1beta inhibits elastin transcription and myofibroblast phenotype. Am J Physiol Cell Physiol. 2002 Jul; 283(1):C58-65. PMID: 12055073.

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  • Published on 1/1/2002

    Rishikof DC, Ricupero DA, Kuang PP, Liu H, Goldstein RH. Interleukin-4 regulates connective tissue growth factor expression in human lung fibroblasts. J Cell Biochem. 2002; 85(3):496-504. PMID: 11967989.

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