Meet Dr. Gary Epler
Dr. Gary Epler developed the Eplerian Philosophy for people to live their best lives at home, at work and in the community. Know who you are moment by moment. He's “America’s Health Doctor.”
Dr. Gary Epler is America’s Health Doctor. He improves people’s lives through transformative thinking. Dr. Epler is a bestselling author who has impacted businesses and the lives of people throughout the world through his speaking, books, teaching, and business consulting. He is a successful serial entrepreneur as a founder and CEO of three healthcare companies. He has developed the Eplerian Philosophy for a new healthy way of life at home, work, and in the community.
Dr. Gary Epler is America's Health Doctor. He is an internationally known Harvard Medical School professor and opinion leader in medical education, peak productivity, and leadership. He is a bestselling author who has impacted the lives of people throughout the world through his speaking engagements, books, teaching, and consulting. He has been called upon by individuals from around the globe who have a rare lung disease called BOOP that he discovered. He has developed the "Eplerian Life Philosophy" which is a new way of life for people to live their best lives at home, at work, and in the community. This philosophy is defined as “know who you are moment by moment.” Dr. Epler is a successful serial entrepreneur as a founder and CEO of three companies including a biotech company, a nutraceutical company, and a health management company. He is an award-winning speaker, addressing audiences about health, nutrition, peak performance, and leadership.
Dr. Gary Epler has been recognized yearly since 1994 in The Best Doctors in America. He believes personalized health empowers people. He has written four health books in the critically acclaimed “You’re the Boss” series about people taking charge of their health including Manage Your Disease, BOOP, Asthma, and Food. Dr. Epler’s current book “Alive with Life. A Medical Doctor’s Guide to Live Your Best Life” about how to live an exhilarating life filled with high energy, creativity, enjoyment, positive experiences, and extraordinary people.
Dr. Epler discovered a new lung parasite in South America. He was at the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) in Atlanta where he chronicled the nutritional needs of North African children and managed the tuberculosis refugee program in Southeast Asia. He was Chief of Medicine and Board Member at the New England Baptist Hospital for 15 years. He has written more than 110 scientific publications and given more than 500 seminars and workshops around the world. He has more than 30K social media followers including one post with 200K+ views. In addition to conducting clinical and research work, Dr. Epler strives to educate. He became editor-in-chief of an internet-based educational program in critical care and pulmonary medicine offered by the American College of Chest Physicians. Business Week acclaimed him for his development of e-health educational programs that enable patients to manage their health and diseases. Dr. Epler was recognized as one of Boston Magazine’s “Top Doctors in Town.”
Dr. Epler ran several marathons including Boston, New York, and proposed to his wife, Joan at the start of the Paris Marathon; and for their first anniversary, they ran the original Greek marathon together. He delivered the 20th baby from a mother who named the baby after him. He’s been one of the Boston Celtics team doctors. He has taught medicine throughout the world and was fortunate enough to save a dying infant in South America from an overwhelming parasitic infection by using the sap from a fig tree. He is a radio and television personality. He is a Hollywood screenwriter and has written a medical thriller movie, a medical drama TV show, and a lifestyle reality TV show. He is active in the community. He coached soccer, basketball, hockey, baseball, and club baseball at Boston College. He lives in the Boston area with his wife, Joan.
Pfizer, Ford, Boeing, Bayer, Honeywell, Georgia-Pacific, Union Carbide, Toyota, and others.
Dr. Gary Epler / Wikipedia
Dr. Gary Epler / Curriculum Vitae
Name: EPLER, Gary Robert
Dr. Gary Epler / Curriculum Vitae
Name: EPLER, Gary Robert
Born: Chico, California
Degrees: 1971 - Tulane School of Medicine, M.D.
1978 - Harvard University, M.P.H
1999-2020 Pulmonary Consultant, Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Boston
2004-2020 Pulmonary Consultant, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston
1995-2020 Associate Clinical Professor Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Postgraduate Training and Board Certification
1971-72 Medical Internship, Harlem Hospital, Columbia Univ.
1974-76 Medical Residency, University Hospital, Boston
1975-78 Pulmonary Medicine Fellowship, University Hospital, Boston
1981/1982 Board Certified, Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Medicine
1969-70 Parasitology Research Fellow, ICMRT, Cali, Colombia, SA
1972-74 Medical Officer, USPHS, Centers for Disease Control – TB Control, Hawaii, TB Research, Atlanta; Indian Health Service, Eagle Butte; Area Project Director, Nutritional Study, Upper Volta, Africa
1975 Tuberculosis Consultant, CDC, Vietnamese Refugee Camps Eglin AFB, Florida and Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania
1978-85 Assistant Professor of Medicine, Boston University
1979 Medical Consultant, CDC, Vietnamese Refugee Programs in Hong Kong, Thailand, Philippines, Malaysia & Indonesia
1980 TB Consultant, CDC, Cuban Refugee Camp, Indiantown Gap, PA
1982-90 Course Director, NIOSH Industrial Spirometry Course
1982-83 Medical Director, Occupational Health Center, Wilmington, MA
1983-98 Chairman, Department of Medicine, New England Baptist Hospital
1983-98 Medical Director, Respiratory Care, NEBH, Boston
1985-96 Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine, Boston University
1985-99 Deputy Editor, ACCP, Internet-Pulmonary & Critical Care Update
1986-90 Consultant, Disability Panel, Social Security, Baltimore. Maryland
1987 Course Director/ACCP Occupational Lung Disease, Atlanta
1988 Dynamics in Health Care, Interactive Seminar Series
1988-93 Residency Advisory Committee for Occupational Health, BU
1992-98 Medical Director, Rehabilitation Unit, NEBH, Boston
1990/97 Visiting Professor, Kyoto University, Kyoto Japan
1990-98 Pulmonary Consultant, Celtics NBA Basketball Team
2000-07 Editor-in-Chief, Pulmonary and Critical Care Update, ACCP
2008-20 Editorial Board, Expert Review of Respiratory Medicine
2011-20 Editorial Board, The Scientific World Journal
1971-18 American Medical Association
1972-18 American College of Physicians, Fellow 1984
1975-18 American College of Chest Physicians, Fellow 1983
1975-18 American College of Chest Physicians, Fellow 1983
1975-18 American Thoracic Society
1975-18 Massachusetts Thoracic Society
1981-85 American Society of Law and Medicine
1983-18 Massachusetts Medical Society, Emeritus
1987-18 American College of Physician Executives
Hospital Committees, New England Baptist Hospital
1983-98 Medical Executive Committee and Hospital Board Member
1983-98 Critical Care Committee
1983-98 Credentials Committee
1996-98 Chairman, Clinical Investigation Committee
State and Local Offices and Committees:
1976-78 Member, Lung Disease Guidance Committee
1978-84 Chairman, Lung Disease Guidance Committee
1978-91 Member, Board of Trustees, ALA of Boston & Massachusetts
1980-84 Member, Council, Massachusetts Thoracic Society
1980-81 Chairman, Committee Guidelines Occupational Surveillance, ALA
1986-88 President, Massachusetts Thoracic Society
1986-88 President, Massachusetts Thoracic Society
1990-13 Chair, Credentials Committee
National Offices and Committees:
1977-79 Member, Tuberculosis Program Committee, Am Thoracic Society
1978-82 Member, Committee on Pulmonary Disability, ATS/ALA
1978-82 Member, Committee on Pulmonary Disability, ATS/ALA
1979-82 Member, Occupational Surveillance Committee, ATS/ALA
1980-89 Member, Committee Proficiency Standards Clinical Pulmonary Labs
1981-83 Member, Board of Directors, American Society of Law & Medicine
1983-85 Treasurer, American Society of Law & Medicine
1985-86 Member, Pulmonary Disability Committee, ATS/ALA
1986-89 Member, ATS Council of Chapter Representatives
1987-88 Chairman, Occupational Environmental Health Committee, ACCP
1987-93 Alternate Delegate, American Medical Association
1988-91 ATS consultant, Harvard Relative Value Study
1989-91 Vice President, New England States Chapter, ACCP
1991-93 President, New England States Chapter, ACCP
2000-07 Continuing Education & Publications Committee, ACCP
Awards and recognition
1981 Certificate of Appreciation, American Lung Association of Massachusetts
1985 Distinguished Service Award, American Society of Law and Medicine
1986 Outstanding Contribution to the Internal Medicine, Training Program, Boston VA Medical Center, BU and Tufts Schools of Medicine
1989 Listed in Outstanding Medical Specialists in the United States, Town & Country Magazine
1993 Outstanding Contribution to the Internal Medicine, Training Program, Boston VA Medical Center, Boston University School of Medicine
1994 Listed in The Best Doctors in America 1994-1995, Naifeh and Smith, Woodward White
1995 Listed in Who’s Who in the East, Marquis, 25th Edition, 1995-1996
1996 Listed in The Best Doctors in America 1996-1997, Naifeh and Smith,
2000-07 Listed in Who’s Who in America, Marquis
2001-07 Listed in Who’s Who in the World, Marquis
2002 Listed in The Best Doctors in America 2002-2003
2005 Award of Appreciation, New York Thoracic Society
2005 Faculty of 1000 Medicine, Respiratory Disorders Faculty, London
2006 Listed in The Best Doctors in America 2005-2006, Naifeh and Smith,
2007 Listed in Top Doctors in Boston 2007, Boston Magazine
2009 Excellence in Tutorial Facilitation, Harvard Medical School
2017 Listed in The Best Doctors in America 1996-2017, Naifeh and Smith
Annals of Internal Medicine
American Journal of Epidemiology
American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine
American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine
Chest and Lung
European Respiratory Journal
Journal American Medical Association (JAMA)
Journal of Respiratory Medicine
Journal of Rheumatology and Journal of Western Medicine
New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)
Respiratory Medicine and Respiratory Care
Radio and television - Environmental lung disease / Air pollution / Asthma
Publications – 2 scientific books / 6 health books / 110+ scientific publications
Presentations - More than 500 regional, national and international medical seminars
SCIENTIFIC MEDICAL BOOKS
1. Epler, GR, Editor. Occupational Lung Diseases. Clinics In Chest Medicine. WB Saunders Company, Philadelphia, June 1992.
2. Epler GR. Diseases of the Bronchioles. Raven Press. New York,1994.
1. Epler GR. You’re the Boss: Manage Your Disease. Jan 2012. 106 pages.
2. Epler GR. BOOP: You’re the Boss. Feb 2014. 112 pages.
3. Epler GR. Asthma: You’re the Boss. Feb 2014. 80 pages.
4. Epler GR. Food: You’re the Boss. Feb 2014. 83 pages.
5. Epler GR. Fuel For life Level-10 Energy. Sep 2013. 92 pages.
6. Epler GR. Alive with Life. Jan 2019. 232 pages.
REPORTS and LETTERS
1. Little MD, Epler GR, Khamboonruang C. Paragonimiasis Studies, ICMRT Annual Report, 152-156, Cali, Colombia, S.A., 1969.
2. Little MD, Epler GR, Isaza G. Paragonimiasis, ICMRT Annual Report, 58-67, Cali, Colombia, S.A., 1970.
3. Little MD, Epler GR. The life cycle of Paragonimus caliensis and the distribution of paragonimus in Colombia. Proceedings of the 9th International Congress of Tropical Medicine and Malaria; 1:150, 1973.
4. Epler GR, Khan MA. Tuberculosis and isoniazid in steroid treated asthmatic patients. Ann Int Med 1976, 85; 129 (Letter).
5. Epler GR. Tuberculosis control among Southeast Asian refugees. National Governors' Association and U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services. Feb, 1983, pg. 16-18.
6. Epler GR. The lungs and running. Cityman Running Guide to Boston, Mick Pope Editor. 1986.
7. Lillington GA. The dilemma of diffuse lung disease. Editorial for "Chest Film: Underused Tool in Interstitial Disease" by GR Epler, J Resp Dis 1987; 8:3.
8. Epler GR. Interstitial Lung Disease, ATS Learning Resource Slide/Tape Series, Program number 6150, 6151, and 6152 in 1989.
9. Epler GR. Ozone Smog. The Boston Globe, Monday, July 31, 1989.
10. Epler GR in “How E-hospitals can save your life” by William Symonds,
Business Week. December 11, 2000.
JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS AND BOOK CHAPTERS
1. Black M, Mitchell JR, Zimmerman HJ, Ishak K, Epler GR. Isoniazid associated hepatitis in 114 patients. Gastroenterology 1976; 69:289-302.
2. Houk VN, Long MS, Epler GR. Hepatotoxicity during rifampin-isoniazid therapy. The Proceedings of the XXIIIrd Conference of the International Union Against Tuberculosis. Oct., 1975.
3. Kloth TI, Burr WA, Davis JP, Epler GR, Kolff CA, Rosenburg RL, Staehling NW, Lane JM, Nicherman MZ. Sahel nutrition survey, Am J Epidemiology 1976; 103:383-390.
4. Epler GR, Mikus JP, McLoud TC, Carrington CB, Gaensler EA. Normal chest roentgenograms in chronic interstitial and pulmonary vascular disease. Am Rev Resp Dis 1977; 115: (Part 2) 104 (abstr).
5. Epler GR, Gaensler EA. Asbestos Effusion, Chest 1977; 72:399 (abstr).
6. Epler GR, Carrington CB, Gaensler EA. Crackles (Rales) in the interstitial lung diseases. Chest 1978; 73:333-339.
7. Epler GR, McLoud TC, Gaensler EA, Mikus JP, Carrington CB. Normal chest roentgenograms in chronic diffuse infiltrative lung diseases. New Eng J Med 1978; 298:934-939.
8. Epler GR, Gaensler EA, Evaluation of impairment (disability) in interstitial lung disease. Am Rev Resp Dis 1978; 117: (Part 2) 230 (abstr).
9. Epler GR, Gaensler EA. Diffusing capacity in the diagnosis of asbestosis. Chest 1978; 74:336 (abstr).
10. Reichman LB, Epler GR, Flynn JP, Hopewell PC, Iseman MD, Miles A, Reza RJ, Fara LS. Toward eradication/a contemporary tuberculosis control strategy. Am Rev Resp Dis 1978; 118:641-644.
11. Wall CP, Epler GR, Gaensler EA, Carrington CB. Comparison of tans-bronchial and open biopsy in chronic diffuse infiltrative lung disease. Am Rev Resp Dis 1979; 119: (Part 2) 180 (abstr).
12. Epler GR. Pulmonary manifestations of connective tissue diseases. In: Rheumatology and Immunology, A.S. Cohen, Editor, Grune and Stratton, New York 1979; 164-167.
13. Epler GR, Samet JM, Rosner B, Gaensler EA. A proposed diagnostic classifi-cation for asbestosis. Thorax 1979; 34:422-423 (abstr).
14. Epler GR, Snider GL, Gaensler EA, Cathcart ES, Fitzgerald MX, Carrington CB. Bronchiolitis and bronchitis in connective tissue disease. A lesion possibly related to penicillamine. JAMA 1979; 242:528-532.
15. Samet JM, Epler GR, Gaensler EA, Rosner B. Absence of synergism between exposure to asbestos and cigarette smoking in asbestosis. Am Rev Resp Dis 1979; 120:75-82.
16. Petusevsky ML, Lyons LD, Smith AA, Epler GR, Gaensler EA. Calibration of time derivatives of forced vital capacity by explosive decompression. Am Rev Resp Dis 1980; 121:343-350.
17. Epler GR, Saber FA, Gaensler EA. Determination of severe impairment (disability) in interstitial lung disease. Am Rev Resp Dis 1980; 121:647-661.
18. Epler GR, Fitzgerald MX, Gaensler EA, Carrington CB. Asbestos-related disease from household exposure. Respiration 1980; 39:229-240.
19. Sicilian L, Epler GR, Gaensler EA. Analysis of environmental causality in lung disease. Chest 1980; 78:540 (abstr).
20. Epler GR. Perspective on environmental respiratory carcinogens. In: Current Topics in the Management of Respiratory Diseases. JS Brody and GL Snider, Editors, Churchill Livingstone, New York, 1981; 163-175.
21. Epler GR. Evaluation of pulmonary disability. Clinical Challenge in pulmonary medicine, 1981; 3:1-5.
22. Epler GR, McLoud TC, Gaensler EA. Prevalence and incidence of benign asbestos pleural effusion in a working population. JAMA 1982; 247:617-622.
23. Risk CG, Rothandler JA, Epler GR, Shick EC, Weiner DA, Bibly K, Birmingham MJ, Sweet S, Snider M. Right ventricular performance during exercise in interstitial lung disease. Am Rev Resp Dis 1982; 125:104 (abstr).
24. Samet JM, Young RA, Morgan MV, Humble CG, Epler GR, McLoud TC. Prevalence survey of Grants, New Mexico uranium miners. Am Rev Resp Dis 1982; 125:154.
25. Wood BO'B, Epler GR, Risk CG, Gaensler EA. Determination of severe pulmonary impairment (disability) by exercise testing. Am Rev Resp Dis 1982; 125:155 (abstr).
26. Risk CG, Epler GR, Sicilian L. Exercise alveolar-arterial oxygen pressure difference in interstitial lung disease. Am Rev Resp Dis 1982; 125:258 (abstr).
27. McLoud TC, Epler GR, Gaensler EA, Burke GW, Carrington CB. A radiographic classification for sarcoidosis. Invest Radiol 1982; 17:129-138.
28. Woods BO'B, McLoud TC, Epler GR, Carrington CB, Gaensler EA. Etiology of diffuse pleural thickening in an asbestos exposed population. Chest 1982; 82:216-217 (abstr).
29. Make B, Miller A, Epler GR, Gee JBL. Single breath diffusing capacity in the industrial setting. Chest 1982; 82:351-356.
30. Epler GR. Byssinosis: defining cause and disability. Ann Int Med 1982; 97:772-774.
31. Kass I, Bell CW, Epler GR, Kanner RE, Kimbel P, McFadden ER. Repsher LH, Zamel N. Evaluation of impairment/disability secondary to respiratory disease. Am Rev Resp Dis 1982; 126:945-951.
32. Brooks SM, Ayer H. Discher DP, Epler GR, Gardner RM, Gould KG, Morgan WKC, Wiot J. Surveillance for respiratory hazards in the occupational setting. Am Rev Resp Dis 1982; 126:952-956.
33. Epler GR, Colby TV. The spectrum of bronchiolitis obliterans. Chest 1983; 83:161-162.
34. Epler GR, Case Records: Pleuritic pain and bilateral pneumonia infiltrates in a 52 year old woman. New Eng J Med 1983; 308:949-957.
35. Epler GR, Colby TV, McLoud TC, Carrington CB, Gaensler EA. Idiopathic bronchiolitis obliterans with organizing pneumonia. Am Rev Resp Dis 1983; 127 (Part 2):91 (abstr).
36. Epler GR. Clinical assessment of spirometric data in computers in critical care and pulmonary medicine, Vol 3, Nair S, Ed, Plenum Press, New York, 1983; 119-124.
37. Samet JM, Young RA, Morgan MV, Humble CG, Epler GR, McLoud TC. Prevalence survey of respiratory abnormalities in New Mexico uranium miners. Health Physics 1984; 46:361-370.
38. Risk C, Epler GR, Gaensler EA. Exercise alveolar-arterial oxygen pressure difference in interstitial lung disease. Chest 1984; 85:69-74.
39. Murphy RLH, Gaensler EA, Holford SK, DelBono EA, Epler G. Crackles in the early detection of asbestosis. Am Rev Respir Dis 1984; 129:375-379.
40. Breuer R, Epler GR. Treatment of occupational lung diseases. Comp Therp 1984; 10:18-26.
41. Epler GR, Mark EJ, Harris NL. A 65 year old woman with hemoptysis, weight loss, bilateral pulmonary nodules and post breast cancer. New Eng J Med 1984; 311:969-978.
42. McLoud TC, Woods BO, Carrington CB, Epler GR, Gaensler EA. Diffuse pleural thickening in asbestos-exposed population: prevalence and causes. AJR 1985; 144:9-18.
43. Epler GR, Colby TV, McLoud TC, Carrington CB, Gaensler EA. Bronchiolitis obliterans organizing pneumonia. New Eng J Med. 1985; 312:152-158. (Thoracic Services, University Hospital and Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston; and Department of Pathology, Stanford University, Palo Alto, California. PMID: 3965933).
44. Epler GR. Zeroing in on the cause of occupational lung disease. J Resp Dis 1985; 6(4):37-53.
45. Epler GR. Interstitial lung disease. ACCP Pulmonary Clinical Update, 1985; 1(9):1-8.
46. Epler GR, Woods BO'B. Disability evaluation. Chap 5 in Current Topics in the Management of Respiratory Diseases. 1985; Vol 2: 105-121.
47. Epler GR, et al. Ground glass densities suggest pulmonary fibrosis is reversible. J. Resp Dis 1985, 6:56 (Discussion).
48. McLoud TC, Epler GR, Colby TV, Gaensler EA, Carrington CB. Bronchiolitis obliterans, State of the Art. Radiology, 1986; 159:1-8.
49. Renzetti AD, Bleecker ER, Epler GR, Jones RN, Kanner RE, Repsher LH. Evaluation of impairment/disability secondary to respiratory disorders. Am Rev Resp Dis 1986; 133:1205-1209.
50. Epler GR, Mark EJ. A 65 year-old woman with bilateral pulmonary infiltrates. New Eng J Med 1986; 314:1627-1635.
51. Epler GR, McLoud TC, Munn CS, Colby TV. Pleural lipoma, diagnosis by computed tomography. Chest 1986; 90:265-268.
52. Gardner RM, Clausen JL, Epler G, Hankinson JL, Permutt, S, Plummer AL. Pulmonary function laboratory personnel qualifications. Am Rev Resp Dis 1986;134:623-624.
53. Epler GR, Woodford DM. Interstitial lung disease. Chapter 72 in the Textbook of General Medicine & Primary Care, Edited by John Noble, M.D., Little, Brown & Co., Boston, 1987: 955-963.
54. Colby TV, Epler GR. Lymphoreticular disorders of the lung. Pulmonary and Critical Care Update, ACCP, 1987; 2(29):1-8.
55. Epler GR. Chest films: Underused tool in interstitial disease. J Resp Dis 1987; 8:14-24.
56. Epler GR. Incidental exposure to asbestos: How real is the risk? Hospital Practice 1988; 23:6-10.
57. Epler GR. Disability Evaluation. Chapter 37 in Pulmonary Diseases and Disorders, 2nd Edition, Volume 1, Edited by Alfred P. Fishman, M.D., McGraw-Hill Book Company, New York, 1988:567-576.
58. Jerderlinic JL, Abraham JL, Churg A, Epler GR, Gaensler EA, Himmelstein JS. Pulmonary fibrosis in aluminum oxide workers. Am Rev Respir Dis 1988; 137 (Part 2):96 (abstr).
59. Epler GR. Bronchiolitis obliterans and airway obstruction associated with graft-versus-host disease. Clinics in Chest Medicine 1988; 9:551-556.
60. Epler GR. Clinical consultation on the effects of intubation on pulmonary fibrosis. J Resp Dis 1988; 9:11 (Discussion).
61. Epler GR, Mark EJ. A 58 year old man with cavitary lung disease. New Eng J Med 1989; 320:1130-1139.
62. Epler GR. The bronchiolar diseases. ACCP Pul Crit Care Update 1989; 4(25):1-8.
63. Epler GR. Silo-filler's disease: a new perspective. Mayo Clin Proc 1989; 64:368-370.
64. Epler GR. Screening for lung cancer, is it worthwhile? Postgrad Med 1990; 87:181-186.
65. Epler GR, Mark EJ. A 68 year-old man with recurrent hemoptysis and a pulmonary cavity containing a mass. New Eng J Med 1990; 323:1329-1336.
66. Epler GR. Lung lesions: tracing the cause to gold therapy. J Resp Dis; 11:8-9, 1990 (Discussion).
67. Goodenberger DM, Epler GR. Invasive diagnostic procedures in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Chapter 42: 408-420. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. NS Cherniack, Editor, WB Saunders, 1991.
68. Jederlinic PJ, Abraham JL, Churg A, Himmelstein JS, Epler GR, Gaensler EA. Pulmonary fibrosis in aluminum oxide workers. Am Rev Respir Dis 1990; 142:1179-1184.
69. Epler GR. Bronchiolitis Obliterans. Chapter 5: 156-168. Immunologically Mediated Pulmonary Diseases. JP Lynch, RA DeRemee, Editors, JB Lippincott, Philadelphia, 1991.
70. Breuer R, Lossos IS, Epler GR. Chapter 8:115-123. Bone marrow trans-plantation complications. Update: Pulmonary Diseases and Disorders. AP Fishman, Editor, McGraw-Hill, New York, 1992.
71. Breuer R, Lossos IS, Epler GR. Bone marrow transplantation - related pulmonary complications. ACCP Pul Crit Care Update, 7(26):1-8, 1992.
72. Epler GR. Bronchiolitis Obliterans Organizing Pneumonia: Definition and clinical features. Chest 1992; 102:2S-6S.
73. Epler GR. The Diseases that occur in the Bronchioles. Resident & Staff Physician 38:27-35, 1992.
74. Epler GR. Clinical overview of occupational lung disease. Radiol Clin North Amer. 30:1121-1133, 1992.
75. Epler GR. What can gallium scanning contribute to the work-up of diffuse lung disease? J Resp Dis 13:1504&1511, 1992 (Discussion).
76. Epler GR. Bronchiolitis obliterans and other bronchiolar airflow disorders. Chapter 5 in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Volume 1, Part G. Bone RC, Editor-in-Chief. Mosby Year Book, St. Louis, MO, 1993.
77. Epler GR, Contributing Editor. The Respiratory System. Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment. American Medical Association. 4th Edition. Chapter 5: 153-167, 1993.
78. Epler GR. Historic perspective of the bronchiolar disorders. The clinician’s classification of the diseases of the bronchioles. Drug-related bronchiolitis obliterans. Miscellaneous causes of bronchiolitis obliterans. Miscellaneous causes of bronchiolitis obliterans organizing pneumonia in: Epler GR, Editor. Diseases of the Bronchioles. Raven Press. New York, 1994.
79. Epler GR. Screening for lung cancer. Chapter 88 in General Thoracic Surgery, Volume 2, Fourth Edition, Williams & Wilkins, 1994.
80. Epler GR. Bronchiolitis with airflow obstruction. Current Opinion Pulm Med. 1:109-118, 1995.
81. Epler GR. Bronchiolitis Obliterans Organizing Pneumonia (BOOP). Seminars in Respiratory Infections. 10:65-77, 1995.
82. Epler GR. Bronchiolitis obliterans and other bronchiolar airflow disorders. In: Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine. Bone RC, Editor-in-Chief. Mosby Year Book, St. Louis 1996; Vol 1:Part G:1-10.
83. Epler GR. Bronchiolar disorders with airflow obstruction. Current Opinion in Pulmonary Medicine 1996; 2:134-140.
84. Epler GR. Chest films: Underused tool in interstitial disease. Journal of Respiratory Diseases 1997; 18:168-180.
85. Epler GR. Disability evaluation. In: A Practical Approach to Pulmonary Medicine. Goldstein RH, O’Connell JJ, Karlinsky JB Eds. Lippincott-Raven, Philadelphia 1997; Chapter 33:522-532.
86. Epler, GR. The Bronchiolar Disorders and BOOP. ACCP Pulmonary and Critical Care Update, Volume 12, Lesson 2. www.chestnet.org, 1997.
87. Epler GR, Mark EJ. A 35 year-old woman with obstructive pulmonary disease and cystic changes on CT scans of the chest. New Eng J Med 1998; 338:1051-1058.
88. Epler GR. Heterogeneity of bronchiolitis obliterans organizing pneumonia Current Opinion Pulm Med. 4:93-97, 1998.
89. Epler GR, Colby TC. Bronchiolitis obliterans and other bronchiolar airflow disorders in Atlas of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine. Bone, RC, Campbell GD, Payne DK. Current Medicine, Inc, Philadelphia, PA, 1999; Chapter 5: 5.1-5.11.
90. Janz TG, Madan R, Marini JJ, Summer WR, Meduri GU, Smith RM, Epler GR, Schnader J. Clinical conference on management dilemmas. Progressive infiltrates and respiratory failure. Chest 2000; 117: 562-572.
91. Epler GR, Contributing Editor. Medical Knowledge Self-Assessment Program (MKSAP) 12. American College of Physicians. Pulmonary Medicine Section. Pages 1-98, 2001.
92. Epler GR, Colby TC. Bronchiolitis obliterans and other bronchiolar airflow disorders in Bone’s Atlas of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine. Campbell GD, Payne DK. 2nd Edition. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA, 2001; Chapter 5: 65-76.
93. Epler GR. Bronchiolitis Obliterans Organizing Pneumonia. Arch Int Med. 2001; 161: 158-164.
94. Epler GR, Laskaris LL. Individualized health care and the pharmaceutical industry. Am J Health-Syst Pharm. 2001; 58:1042.
95. Epler GR, Zack C. The E-health perspective for the pulmonary clinicians: Using e-mail for patient care. ACCP Pulmonary and Critical Care Update, Volume 15, Lesson 24. www.chestnet.org, 2002.
96. McKee CM, Epler GR. How to differentiate between acute fulminant BOOP and AIP. J Crit Illness. 2002; 17(6):225-232 and McKee CM, Epler GR. How to differentiate between acute fulminant BOOP and AIP. J Respir Dis. 2002; 23(9): 459-466.
97. Epler GR. Medical legal aspects of environmental/occupational disability evaluation in Baum’s Textbook of Pulmonary Diseases. Crapo JD, Glossroth J, Karlinsky JB, King TE. 7th Edition. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. Philadelphia, PA, 2004. Chapter 49: 1041-1047.
98. Epler GR. Drug-induced bronchiolitis obliterans organizing pneumonia (BOOP). Clin Chest Med. 2004; 25:89-94.
99. Epler GR, Colby TC. Bronchiolitis obliterans and other bronchiolar airway disorders. In Bone’s Atlas of Pulmonary Care Medicine. Crapo JD, Editor. 3rd Edition. Current Medicine. Philadelphia, PA, 2005; Chapter 5: 69-79.
100. Epler GR. Diffuse panbronchiolitis. Encyclopedia of Respiratory Medicine. Laurent GJ and Shapiro SD, Eds. Elsevier Ltd. London. 297-300. 2006.
101. Epler GR. Constrictive bronchiolitis obliterans: The fibrotic airway disorder. Expert Rev Resp Med. 2007; 1(1):139-147. (PMID: 20477273).
102. Epler GR. Constrictive bronchiolitis obliterans: What do we know about this fibrotic airway disease? ACCP Pulmonary and Critical Care Update, Volume 22, Lesson 3. www.chestnet.org, 2008.
103. Epler GR. Bronquiolitis constrictive. Qué conocemos acerca de esta enfermedad fibrosante de las vías aéreas? Revista Colombiana Neumología. 2009; 21(1):43-54.
104. Epler GR. Diagnosis and treatment of constrictive bronchiolitis. F1000 Medicine Reports. www.f1000.com. April 27, 2010;2(32): 1-5. (PMID: 20948853).
105. Epler GR. Bronchiolitis obliterans organizing pneumonia (BOOP) induced by drugs and radiotherapy. In Drug-Induced and Iatrogenic Respiratory Disease. Hodder Arnold. London, England. Chapter 14: 268-279. 2010.
106. Epler GR. Bronchiolitis obliterans organizing pneumonia, 25 years: a variety of causes, but what are the treatment options? Expert Rev Respir Med. 2011; 5(3):353-361. (Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA, USA. PMID: 21702658).
107. Epler GR. BOOP, RB-ILD, BIP and EG. The Brigham Pulmonary Medicine Board Review Course. DVD 7 of 15, number 768, 2011.
108. Epler GR. Post-breast cancer radiotherapy bronchiolitis obliterans organizing pneumonia. Expert Rev Respir Med. 2013; 7(2):109-112. (Harvard Medical School, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, 75 Francis Street. Boston, MA, USA. PMID: 23547987).
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