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Edward A. Hirschowitz, MD

Edward A. Hirschowitz, MD

Practice Area

  • Lung and Thoracic Cancer Team
  • Pulmonary Critical Care and Sleep Medicine
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  • About

    Faculty Rank

    Associate Professor of Medicine


    University of Alabama, School of Medicine, Birmingham


    University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis


    New York Hospital, Cornell Medical Center

    National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Md.

    Certifications and Special Training

    American Board of Internal Medicine

    American Board of Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease

    American Board of Internal Medicine, Critical Care Medicine

  • Locations

    Veterans Affairs Medical Center
    Veterans Affairs Medical Center
    1101 Veterans Way
    Lexington KY 40502

    Multidisciplinary Clinic

    Whitney Hendrickson Building
    UK Markey Cancer Center
    Whitney-Hendrickson Building
    First Floor
    800 Rose St.
    Lexington KY 40536

    A parking lot is located near the Whitney-Hendrickson Building, accessible via Hospital Drive.

    Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine

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

    Insurance Information

    Insurance policies can vary widely. Please check with your doctor/clinic for specific insurance information before your visit or procedure to avoid unexpected out-of-pocket costs. See list of insurers Arrow Pointing Right

  • Publications


    1. Pilot study of 1650-G: a simplified cellular vaccine for lung cancer. Hirschowitz EA, Mullins A, Prajapati D, Baeker T, Kloecker G, Foody T, Damron K, Love C, Yannelli JR. J Thorac Oncol. 2011;6(1):169-73.
    2. Lung Cancer-associated Auto-antibodies Measured Using Seven Amino Acid Peptides in a Diagnostic Blood Test For Lung Cancer. Khattar NH, Coe SP, Stromberg AJ, Jett JR, Hirschowitz EA. Cancer Biol Ther. 2010;10:267-72.
    3. Immunotherapy for lung cancer. Hirschowitz EA, Yannelli JR. Proc Am Thorac Soc. 2009;6(2):224-32.
    4. Immunization of NSCLC patients with antigen-pulsed immature autologous dendritic cells. Hirschowitz EA, Foody T, Hidalgo GE, Yannelli JR. Lung Cancer. 2007;57(3):365-72.
    5. Profiling tumor-associated antibodies for early detection of non-small cell lung cancer. Zhong L, Coe SP, Stromberg AJ, Khattar NH, Jett JR, Hirschowitz EA. J Thorac Oncol. 2006;1(6):513-9.