Eric S. Bensadoun, MD, FCCP, FRCP

Clinical interests

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Lung Cancer
  • Pulmonary Fibrosis
  • Pulmonary Medicine

Eric S. Bensadoun, MD, FCCP, FRCP


My name is Eric Bensadoun; I received my medical degree from McGill University Medical School, Montreal, Canada. I then completed a fellowship at Brown University, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence.

I am board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Critical Care Medicine and Pulmonary Disease and a Fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians and the Royal College of Physicians.

Faculty rank

Professor of Medicine


McGill University Medical School, Montreal, Canada

Brown University, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence

Brown University, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence

Certifications or Special training
American Board of Internal Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine, Critical Care Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine
Fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians
Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians

Pulmonary Medicine and Critical Care

UK Good Samaritan Hospital
310 S. Limestone
Lexington KY 40508-3008

Call 859-226-7000

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Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine

Kentucky Clinic
Fifth Floor, Wing D, Room L543
740 S. Limestone
Lexington KY 40536-0284

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  1. Flannery AH, Willey MD, Thompson Bastin ML, Buch KP, Bensadoun ES. Eosinophilia and Fever with Levetiracetam: A Case Report. Pharmacotherapy. 2015 Aug;35(8):e131-5.
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  2. Smith KH, Bensadoun ES. New-onset dyspnea and right heart failure. Respiration. 2014;87(3):249-51.
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  3. Connolly P, Hage CA, Bariola JR, Bensadoun E, Rodgers M, Bradsher RW, Wheat LJ. Blastomyces dermatitidis antigen detection by quantitative enzyme immunoassay. Clin Vaccine Immunol. 2012 Jan; 19(1):53-6. PMID: 22116687.
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  4. Bariola JR, Hage CA, Durkin M, Bensadoun E, Gubbins PO, Wheat LJ, Bradsher RW. Detection of Blastomyces dermatitidis antigen in patients with newly diagnosed blastomycosis. Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2011 Feb; 69(2):187-91. PMID: 21251563.
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  5. Ruf KM, Bensadoun ES, Davis GA, Flynn JD, Lewis DA. A clinical-laboratory algorithm incorporating optical density value to predict heparin-induced thrombocytopenia. Thromb Haemost. 2011 Mar; 105(3):553-9. PMID: 21264443.
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  6. Reichert M, Bensadoun ES. PET imaging in patients with coal workers pneumoconiosis and suspected malignancy. J Thorac Oncol. 2009 May; 4(5):649-51. PMID: 19395909.
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  7. Holm SW, Cunningham LL, Bensadoun E, Madsen MJ. Hypertension: classification, pathophysiology, and management during outpatient sedation and local anesthesia. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2006 Jan; 64(1):111-21. PMID: 16360867.
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  8. Logan TF, Bensadoun ES. Increased disease activity in a patient with sarcoidosis after high dose interleukin 2 treatment for metastatic renal cancer. Thorax. 2005 Jul; 60(7):610-1. PMID: 15994271.
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  9. Michel SJ, Bensadoun ES. A mass in the right cardiophrenic angle. Respiration. 2005 May-Jun; 72(3):301-3. PMID: 15942300.
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  10. Michel SJ, Fried AM, Sinha S, Sinha S, Willson J, Bensadoun E, Arnold S, Buck JL. Comparison of iodixanol with iohexol for delayed pelvic venous opacification: a preliminary study of potential use for CT venography. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2004 Jul; 183(1):123-6. PMID: 15208125.
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  11. Adkins D, Bensadoun ES. An 85-year-old man with a lung mass. Chest. 2004 Mar; 125(3):1121-3. PMID: 15006976.
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  12. Lewis KL, Doherty DE, Ribes J, Seabolt JP, Bensadoun ES. Empyema caused by trichomonas. Chest. 2003 Jan; 123(1):291-2. PMID: 12527635.
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  13. Shih WJ, Bensadoun ES, Hirschowitz E, Kieffer V, Gross K. Comparative SPECT findings of Tc-99m depreotide, Tc-99m tetrofosmin, and Tl-201 chloride for bronchogenic carcinoma. Clin Nucl Med. 2002 Sep; 27(9):676-9. PMID: 12192295.
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  14. Shih WJ, Hirschowitz E, Bensadoun E, Woodring J, Ryo YU, Kraman S. Biodistribution on Tc-99m labeled somatostatin receptor-binding peptide (Depreotide, NeoTec) planar and SPECT studies. Ann Nucl Med. 2002 May; 16(3):213-9. PMID: 12126047.
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  15. Masood A, Bensadoun ES. A 62-year-old man with multiple pulmonary nodular opacities. Chest. 2002 Mar; 121(3):982-4. PMID: 11888986.
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  16. Bensadoun ES, Burke AK, Hogg JC, Roberts CR. Proteoglycans in granulomatous lung diseases. Eur Respir J. 1997 Dec; 10(12):2731-7. PMID: 9493652.
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  17. Bensadoun ES, Burke AK, Hogg JC, Roberts CR. Proteoglycan deposition in pulmonary fibrosis. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 1996 Dec; 154(6 Pt 1):1819-28. PMID: 8970376.
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  18. Klinger JR, Bensadoun E, Corrao WM. Pulmonary complications from alveolar accumulation of carbonaceous material in a cocaine smoker. Chest. 1992 Apr; 101(4):1171-3. PMID: 1555446.
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