Ehab Billatos MD

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

72 E. Concord Street | (617) 638-4860
Ehab Billatos
Sections

Pulmonary, Allergy, Sleep & Critical Care Medicine

Centers

Pulmonary Center

Biography

Dr. Billatos is the Principal Investigator for the DECAMP consortium (Detection of Early Cancer Among Military Personnel) which aims to improve the early diagnosis of lung cancer via biomarker validation and development from minimally invasive specimens. This is a multi-center trial sponsored by the Department of Defense, the National Cancer Institute, Johnson and Johnson, and Novartis pharmaceuticals.

Dr. Billatos also serves in several clinical roles including the Director of Inpatient Pulmonary Clinical Services, the Director of the Pleural Disease Service, and the Assistant Director of Bronchoscopy at Boston University Medical Center.

Education

Medicine, MD, University of Texas at Austin, 2010

Microbiology, BS, University of Texas at Austin, 2006

Publications

Published on 8/31/2021

Kammer MN, Lakhani DA, Balar AB, Antic SL, Kussrow AK, Webster RL, Mahapatra S, Barad U, Shah C, Atwater T, Diergaarde B, Qian J, Kaizer A, New M, Hirsch E, Feser WJ, Strong J, Rioth M, Miller Y, Balagurunathan Y, Rowe DJ, Helmey S, Chen SC, Bauza J, Deppen SA, Sandler K, Maldonado F, Spira A, Billatos E, Schabath MB, Gillies RJ, Wilson DO, Walker RC, Landman B, Chen H, Grogan EL, Barón AE, Bornhop DJ, Massion PP. Integrated Biomarkers for the Management of Indeterminate Pulmonary Nodules. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2021 Aug 31. PMID: 34464235.

Published on 8/6/2021

McCandless M, Perry A, DiFilippo N, Carroll A, Billatos E, Russo S. A Soft Robot for Peripheral Lung Cancer Diagnosis and Therapy. Soft Robot. 2021 Aug 06. PMID: 34357810.

Published on 7/28/2021

Lui JK, Billatos E, Schembri F. Evaluation and management of pleural sepsis. Respir Med. 2021 Jul 28; 187:106553. PMID: 34340174.

Published on 7/1/2021

Kinsey CM, Billatos E, Mori V, Tonelli B, Cole BF, Duan F, Marques H, de la Bruere I, Onieva J, San José Estépar R, Cleveland A, Idelkope D, Stevenson C, Bates JHT, Aberle D, Spira A, Washko G, San José Estépar R. A simple assessment of lung nodule location for reduction in unnecessary invasive procedures. J Thorac Dis. 2021 Jul; 13(7):4207-4216. PMID: 34422349.

Published on 2/24/2021

Johnson SW, Billatos E. Polymicrobial empyema; a novel case of Actinomyces turicensis. Respir Med Case Rep. 2021; 32:101365. PMID: 33728262.

Published on 10/22/2020

Choi Y, Qu J, Wu S, Hao Y, Zhang J, Ning J, Yang X, Lofaro L, Pankratz DG, Babiarz J, Walsh PS, Billatos E, Lenburg ME, Kennedy GC, McAuliffe J, Huang J. Improving lung cancer risk stratification leveraging whole transcriptome RNA sequencing and machine learning across multiple cohorts. BMC Med Genomics. 2020 10 22; 13(Suppl 10):151. PMID: 33087128.

Published on 10/16/2020

Belok S, Herbst N, Billatos E. A chocolate effusion - An unusual cause of elevated adenosine deaminase in the pleural fluid. Respir Med Case Rep. 2020; 31:101260. PMID: 33117649.

Published on 9/16/2020

Billatos E, Ash SY, Duan F, Xu K, Romanoff J, Marques H, Moses E, Han MK, Regan EA, Bowler RP, Mason SE, Doyle TJ, San José Estépar R, Rosas IO, Ross JC, Xiao X, Liu H, Liu G, Sukumar G, Wilkerson M, Dalgard C, Stevenson C, Whitney D, Aberle D, Spira A, San José Estépar R, Lenburg ME, Washko GR. Distinguishing Smoking-Related Lung Disease Phenotypes Via Imaging and Molecular Features. Chest. 2021 02; 159(2):549-563. PMID: 32946850.

Published on 3/7/2019

Billatos E, Duan F, Moses E, Marques H, Mahon I, Dymond L, Apgar C, Aberle D, Washko G, Spira A. Detection of early lung cancer among military personnel (DECAMP) consortium: study protocols. BMC Pulm Med. 2019 Mar 07; 19(1):59. PMID: 30845938.

Published on 6/22/2018

Billatos E, Faiz A, Gesthalter Y, LeClerc A, Alekseyev YO, Xiao X, Liu G, Ten Hacken NHT, Heijink IH, Timens W, Brandsma CA, Postma DS, van den Berge M, Spira A, Lenburg ME. Impact of acute exposure to cigarette smoke on airway gene expression. Physiol Genomics. 2018 09 01; 50(9):705-713. PMID: 29932825.

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