Arthur C. Theodore MD

Clinical Professor, Pulmonary, Allergy, Sleep & Critical Care Medicine

72 E. Concord Street | (617) 638-4933
Arthur Theodore

Pulmonary, Allergy, Sleep & Critical Care Medicine


Pulmonary Center

Evans Center for Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research


My expertise in presentation of scientific data, bedside education, communication and negotiation, conflict resolution, curriculum development, leading teams and meetings, solving problems, researching and presenting medical literature, quality improvement, strategic planning, delivering health care and comprehending law and ethics results from 14 years as Director of the Medical Intensive Care Unit, 38 years as an academic physician dedicated to education, research and clinical care, 6 years participation in the Ethics Committee and 10 years serving on the Massachusetts Consortium for Lung Transplantation.


MD, Boston University

BS, Beloit College


Published on 10/1/2021

Nadjarian A, LeClair J, Mahoney TF, Awtry EH, Bhatia JS, Caruso LB, Clay A, Greer D, Hingorani KS, Horta LFB, Ibrahim M, Ieong MH, James T, Kulke MH, Lim R, Lowe RC, Moses JM, Murphy J, Nozari A, Patel AD, Silver B, Theodore AC, Wang RS, Weinstein E, Wilson SA, Cervantes-Arslanian AM. Validation of a Crisis Standards of Care Model for Prioritization of Limited Resources During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 Crisis in an Urban, Safety-Net, Academic Medical Center. Crit Care Med. 2021 10 01; 49(10):1739-1748. PMID: 34115635.

Published on 3/1/2021

Dar M, Swamy L, Gavin D, Theodore A. Mechanical-Ventilation Supply and Options for the COVID-19 Pandemic. Leveraging All Available Resources for a Limited Resource in a Crisis. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2021 03; 18(3):408-416. PMID: 33202144.

Published on 12/22/2016

Tashkin DP, Volkmann ER, Tseng CH, Roth MD, Khanna D, Furst DE, Clements PJ, Theodore A, Kafaja S, Kim GH, Goldin J, Ariolla E, Elashoff RM. Improved Cough and Cough-Specific Quality of Life in Patients Treated for Scleroderma-Related Interstitial Lung Disease: Results of Scleroderma Lung Study II. Chest. 2017 Apr; 151(4):813-820. PMID: 28012804.

Published on 7/25/2016

Tashkin DP, Roth MD, Clements PJ, Furst DE, Khanna D, Kleerup EC, Goldin J, Arriola E, Volkmann ER, Kafaja S, Silver R, Steen V, Strange C, Wise R, Wigley F, Mayes M, Riley DJ, Hussain S, Assassi S, Hsu VM, Patel B, Phillips K, Martinez F, Golden J, Connolly MK, Varga J, Dematte J, Hinchcliff ME, Fischer A, Swigris J, Meehan R, Theodore A, Simms R, Volkov S, Schraufnagel DE, Scholand MB, Frech T, Molitor JA, Highland K, Read CA, Fritzler MJ, Kim GHJ, Tseng CH, Elashoff RM. Mycophenolate mofetil versus oral cyclophosphamide in scleroderma-related interstitial lung disease (SLS II): a randomised controlled, double-blind, parallel group trial. Lancet Respir Med. 2016 Sep; 4(9):708-719. PMID: 27469583.

Published on 7/15/2015

Raghu G, Rochwerg B, Zhang Y, Garcia CA, Azuma A, Behr J, Brozek JL, Collard HR, Cunningham W, Homma S, Johkoh T, Martinez FJ, Myers J, Protzko SL, Richeldi L, Rind D, Selman M, Theodore A, Wells AU, Hoogsteden H, Schünemann HJ. An Official ATS/ERS/JRS/ALAT Clinical Practice Guideline: Treatment of Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis. An Update of the 2011 Clinical Practice Guideline. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2015 Jul 15; 192(2):e3-19. PMID: 26177183.

Published on 1/1/2013

Davidyock, T., Theodore AC. Scleroderma, Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment. (Romain De Winter, ed.). Identification and Treatment of the Pulmonary Manifestations of Systemic Sclerosis. Nova Science. 2013.

Published on 9/1/2012

Theodore AC, Tseng CH, Li N, Elashoff RM, Tashkin DP. Correlation of cough with disease activity and treatment with cyclophosphamide in scleroderma interstitial lung disease: findings from the Scleroderma Lung Study. Chest. 2012 Sep; 142(3):614-21. PMID: 22156609.

Published on 1/1/2012

Wilson, KC, Theodore, AC. The Intensive Care Unit Manual (Lanken, PN, Hanson, CW, Manaker, S, eds.). Smoke and carbon monoxide inhalation. Elsevier. St. Louis. 2012.

Published on 1/1/2012

Theodore AC. Venous blood gases and other alternatives to arterial blood gases. 2012.

Published on 1/1/2010

Theodore AC, Wilson KC. An unseen danger: frequency of posterior vessel wall penetration by needles during attempts to place internal jugular vein central catheters using ultrasound guidance. Crit Care Med. 2010 Jan; 38(1):345-6; author reply 346-7. PMID: 20023505.

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