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Samuel B. Goldfarb, MD

Attending Physician

Medical Director, Lung and Heart/Lung Transplant Programs

Director, Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia Center and Children’s Interstitial and Diffuse Lung Disease Center

Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

  • Phone 215-590-3749

Abstracts

Goldfarb S, Weinreb S, Srey S, Kreindler J, Gaynor W, Rossano J. Adolescent CF lung transplant recipients have decreased survival when compared to CF lung transplant recipients in other age groups. North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference; October 2012.

Keeshan B, Goldfarb S, Rossano J. Congenital heart disease and Eisenmenger syndrome: Outcomes of pediatric heart-lung transplant [oral presentation]. American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference; October 2012; New Orleans, LA.

Danziger-Isakov L, Storch G, Buller R, Mason S, Worley S, Conrad C, Faro A, Goldfarb S, et al. Respiratory viruses have been linked to bronchiolitis obliterans syndrome in lung transplant. Prospective epidemiology of respiratory viral infections and correlations between specimen sources have not been reported in pediatric lung transplant recipients (PLTRs) [poster presentation]. American Transplant Congress 2012; June 2012; Boston, MA.

Danziger-Isakov L, Mohanakumar T, Heeger P, Steward N, Worley S, Conrad C, Faro A, Goldfarb S, et al. Antibodies to self-antigens (collagen V & K- 1tubulin) in pediatric lung transplant [poster presentation]. American Transplant Congress 2012; June 2012; Boston, MA.

Josephson MB, Schwartz AJ, Medori, Goldfarb S. Atelectasis in a patient with prune belly syndrome uncovering a rare disease. American Thoracic Society; May 2012.

Danzinger-Isakov L, Arlsan D, Sweet S, Benden C, Goldfarb S, Wong J. RSV prevention and treatment in pediatric lung transplant patients: A survey of current practices among the International Pediatric Lung Transplant Collaborative (IPLTC). ISHLT 2012; April 2012; Prague, Czech Republic.

Danziger-Isakov L, Wang D, Buller R, Mason S, Conrad C, Faro A, Goldfarb S, et al. Impact of Deep-Sequencing for the Identification of Viruses in Pediatric Lung Transplant Recipients [oral presentation]. ISHLT 2012; April 2012; Prague, Czech Republic.

McBride M, Paridon S, Hanson H, Eilbacher J, Piccinini D, Kreindler J, Goldfarb S. Factors associated with short-term exercise capacity following lung transplantation [poster presentation]. ISHLT 2011; April 2011; San Diego CA.

Goldfarb SB, Kreindler J, Gaynor JW, Fuller S, Fynn-Thompson F, Montenegro L, et al. Induction therapy with anti-thymocyte globulin prior to reperfusion reduces the incident of acute cellular rejection during the first six months post transplantation [oral presentation]. STS 2010; 2010 Jan 25-27; Fort Lauderdale, FL.

Buchanan C, Lefkowitz D, McCandless K, Goldfarb S. Beliefs about health care transition in pediatric thoracic organ transplant [poster presentation]. American Psychological Association Annual Convention; August 2010; San Diego, CA.

Books

Chapters

2011

Goldfarb SB. Pediatric lung transplant. In: Reuter-Rice K, Bolick B, editors. Pediatric acute care: a guide for interprofessional practice. Burlington (MA): Jones & Bartlett Learning. 2011

Goldfarb SB, Panitch HB. Flexible bronchoscopy. In: Light MJ, Blaisdell CJ, Homnick DN, Schechter MS, Weinberger MM, editors. Pediatric pulmonology. Elk Grove Village (IL): American Academy of Pediatrics; 2011

Sweet S, Goldfarb SB. Pediatric lung transplantation. In: Klein AA, Lewis CJ, Madsen JC, editors. Organ transplantation: clinical guide. Cambridge (UK): Cambridge University Press; 2011.

Goldfarb SB, Brooks L. Wheezing. In: Schwartz MW. The 5-minute pediatric consult. Updated online edition, 5th ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2011.

Goldfarb SB, Ong B. Cystic fibrosis. In: Schwartz MW. The 5-minute pediatric consult. 5th ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2011.

2010

Goldfarb SB, Panitch HB. Chronic respiratory failure and the roles of noninvasive ventilation and lung transplantation. In: Rubenstein RC, Allen JL, Panitch HB, editors. Cystic fibrosis. Boca Raton: Informa Healthcare; 2010. (Lung Biology in Health and Disease).

2008

Goldfarb SB, Brooks L. Wheezing. In: Schwartz MW. The 5-minute pediatric consult. 5th ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2008.

Goldfarb SB. Cystic fibrosis. In: Schwartz MW. The 5-minute pediatric consult. 5th ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2008.

2006

Goldfarb SB, editor. Pediatric pulmonology. In: Marino BS, Fine KS, McMillan JA, editors. Blueprints in pediatrics. 4th ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2006.

Editorial and Academic Positions

2005 Ad Hoc Protocol Review,The NIH National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) Spirometry Pilot Study
Reviewer, British Medical Journal
Reviewer, Pediatric Transplantation
Reviewer, The Journal of Heart Lung Transplantation
Reviewer, American Journal of Transplantation
Reviewer, Pediatric Emergency Care
Reviewer, Pediatrics

Original Papers

2012

Yousef S, Benden C, Boyer D, Elidemir O, Frischer T, Goldfarb S, et al. Lung transplantation in children following bone marrow transplantation: A multi-center experience. Pediatr Transplant. 2013 May;17(3):231-6. Epub 2012 Dec 6. Read the abstract.

Danziger-Isakov LA, Arslan D, Sweet S, Benden C, Goldfarb S, Wong J. RSV prevention and treatment in pediatric lung transplant patients: A survey of current practices among the International Pediatric Lung Transplant Collaborative. Pediatr Transplant. 2012 Sep;16(6):638-44. Epub 2012 Jun 28. Read the abstract.

Goldfarb S, Sullivan KE, Jyonouchi S. A patient with X-linked dyskeratosis congenita presenting with bronchiolitis obliterans requiring lung transplantation and immunodeficiency. Pediatr Pulmonol. Epub 2012 Mar 19. doi: 10.1002/ppul.22528. Cited in PubMed; PMID 22431397. Read the abstract

2010

Bunin N, Guzikowski V, Rand ER, Goldfarb S, Baluarte J, Meyers K, Olthoff KM. Solid organ transplants following hematopoietic stem cell transplant in children. Pediatr Transplant. 2010 Dec;14(8):1030-5. doi: 10.1111/j.1399-3046.2010.01401.x. Epub 2010 Sep 15. Read the abstract.

Goldfarb SB, Gaynor JW, Fuller S, Kreindler J, Montenegro LM, Fynn-Thompson F, et al. Induction therapy with antithymocyte globulin before reperfusion. Ann Thorac Surg. 2010 Oct;90(4):1110-4; discussion 1114-5. Read the abstract.

Benden C, Faro A, Worley S, Arrigain S, Aurora P, Ballmann M, et al. Minimal acute rejection in pediatric lung transplantation — does it matter? Pediatr Transplant. 2010 Jun;14(4):534-9. Epub 2010 Jan 4. Read the abstract.

Posters and Presentations

2012

Goldfarb S, Winreb S, Srey S, Kreindler J, Gaynor W, Rossano J. Adolescent CF lung transplant recipients have decreased survival when compared to CF lung transplant recipients in other age groups [presentation]. 26th Annual North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference; 2012 Oct 11-13; Orlando FL.

Danziger-Isakov L, Mohanakumar T, Heeger P, Steward N, Worley S, Conrad C, et al. Antibodies to self antigens (Collagen V & K- 1tubulin) in pediatric lung transplant [poster presentation]. American Transplant Congress 2012, 2012 Jun 2-6; Boston, MA.

Danziger-Isakov L, Storch G, Buller R, Mason S, Worley S, Conrad C, et al. Respiratory viruses have been linked to bronchiolitis obliterans syndrome in lung transplant. Prospective epidemiology of respiratory viral infections and correlations between specimen sources have not been reported in pediatric lung transplant recipients (PLTRs) [poster presentation].American Transplant Congress 2012, 2012 Jun 2-6; Boston, MA.

Danziger-Isakov L, Wang D, Buller R, Mason S, Conrad C, Faro A, et al. Impact of deep-sequencing for the identification of viruses in pediatric lung transplant recipients [oral presentation].International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation (ISHLT) 32nd Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions; 2012 Apr 18-21; Prague, Czech Republic.

Danzinger-Isakov L, Arlsan D, Sweet S, Benden C, Goldfarb S, Wong J, et al. RSV prevention and treatment in pediatric lung transplant patients: a survey of current practices among the International Pediatric Lung Transplant Collaborative (IPLTC) [poster presentation]. International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation (ISHLT) 32nd Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions; 2012 Apr 18-21; Prague, Czech Republic.

Britton C, Keeshan B, Goldfarb SB, Rossano J. Congenital heart disease and Eisenmenger syndrome: outcomes of pediatric heart-lung transplant [poster presentation]. CHOP Research Day; 2012 Feb; Philadelphia, PA.

2011

McBride M, Paridon S, Hanson H, Eilbacher J, Piccinini D, Kreindler J, et al. Factors associated with short-term exercise capacity following lung tansplantation [poster presentation].International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation (ISHLT) 31st Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions; 2011 Apr 13-16; San Diego, CA.

2010

Buchanan C, Lefkowitz D, McCandless K, Goldfarb S. Beliefs about health care transition in pediatric thoracic organ transplant [poster session presentation]. American Psychological Association 118th Annual Convention; 2010 Aug 12-15; San Diego, CA.

Goldfarb SB, Kreindler J, Gaynor JW, Fuller S, Fynn-Thompson F, Montenegro L, et al. Induction therapy with anti-thymocyte globulin prior to reperfusion reduces the incident of acute cellular rejection during the first six months post transplantation [oral presentation]. STS 46th Annual Meeting; 2010 Jan 23-26; Fort Lauderdale, FL.
 

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