Otis Rickman
Faculty Member
Last active: 4/3/2017


Dr. Rickman's clinical expertise lies primarily in interventional pulmonology and thoracic oncology. He is trained and performs the full spectrum of diagnostic, therapeutic and palliative airway procedures for patients with lung cancer or suspected lung cancer. This extends from smoking cessation counseling, early detection with endoscopic treatment all the way to palliative airway procedures to alleviate symptoms of the patient with advanced lung cancer.


The following timeline graph is generated from all co-authored publications.

Featured publications are shown below:

  1. Interventional Pulmonology Fellowship Accreditation Standards: Executive Summary of the Multisociety Interventional Pulmonology Fellowship Accreditation Committee. Mullon JJ, Burkart KM, Silvestri G, Hogarth DK, Almeida F, Berkowitz D, Eapen GA, Feller-Kopman D, Fessler HE, Folch E, Gillespie C, Haas A, Islam SU, Lamb C, Levine SM, Majid A, Maldonado F, Musani AI, Piquette C, Ray C, Reddy CB, Rickman O, Simoff M, Wahidi MM, Lee H (2017) Chest 151(5): 1114-1121
    › Primary publication · 28132754 (PubMed)
  2. Transbronchial Cryobiopsy Can Diagnose Constrictive Bronchiolitis in Veterans of Recent Conflicts in the Middle East. Lentz RJ, Fessel JP, Johnson JE, Maldonado F, Miller RF, Rickman OB (2016) Am J Respir Crit Care Med 193(7): 806-8
    › Primary publication · 27035783 (PubMed) · PMC4824934 (PubMed Central)
  3. Disease homogeneity and treatment heterogeneity in idiopathic subglottic stenosis. Gelbard A, Donovan DT, Ongkasuwan J, Nouraei SA, Sandhu G, Benninger MS, Bryson PC, Lorenz RR, Tierney WS, Hillel AT, Gadkaree SK, Lott DG, Edell ES, Ekbom DC, Kasperbauer JL, Maldonado F, Schindler JS, Smith ME, Daniero JJ, Garrett CG, Netterville JL, Rickman OB, Sinard RJ, Wootten CT, Francis DO (2016) Laryngoscope 126(6): 1390-6
    › Primary publication · 26536285 (PubMed) · PMC6198250 (PubMed Central)
  4. Cost-effectiveness of initial diagnostic strategies for pulmonary nodules presenting to thoracic surgeons. Deppen SA, Davis WT, Green EA, Rickman O, Aldrich MC, Fletcher S, Putnam JB, Grogan EL (2014) Ann Thorac Surg 98(4): 1214-22
    › Primary publication · 25087933 (PubMed) · PMC4186897 (PubMed Central)
  5. Bronchoscopic cryobiopsy for the diagnosis of diffuse parenchymal lung disease. Kropski JA, Pritchett JM, Mason WR, Sivarajan L, Gleaves LA, Johnson JE, Lancaster LH, Lawson WE, Blackwell TS, Steele MP, Loyd JE, Rickman OB (2013) PLoS One 8(11): e78674
    › Primary publication · 24265706 (PubMed) · PMC3827078 (PubMed Central)
  6. Randomized phase II trial of sulindac for lung cancer chemoprevention. Limburg PJ, Mandrekar SJ, Aubry MC, Ziegler KL, Zhang J, Yi JE, Henry M, Tazelaar HD, Lam S, McWilliams A, Midthun DE, Edell ES, Rickman OB, Mazzone P, Tockman M, Beamis JF, Lamb C, Simoff M, Loprinzi C, Szabo E, Jett J, Cancer Prevention Network (2013) Lung Cancer 79(3): 254-61
    › Primary publication · 23261228 (PubMed) · PMC3566344 (PubMed Central)
  7. Endobronchial ultrasound-guided transbronchial needle aspiration: determinants of sampling adequacy. DePew ZS, Edell ES, Midthun DE, Mullon JJ, Bungum AO, Decker PA, Maldonado F, Mayo Pulmonary Procedural Group (2012) J Bronchology Interv Pulmonol 19(4): 271-6
    › Primary publication · 23207525 (PubMed)
  8. Fluorescence in situ hybridization testing algorithm improves lung cancer detection in bronchial brushing specimens. Voss JS, Kipp BR, Halling KC, Henry MR, Jett JR, Clayton AC, Rickman OB (2010) Am J Respir Crit Care Med 181(5): 478-85
    › Primary publication · 20007925 (PubMed)
  9. Analysis of ErbB receptors in pulmonary carcinoid tumors. Rickman OB, Vohra PK, Sanyal B, Vrana JA, Aubry MC, Wigle DA, Thomas CF (2009) Clin Cancer Res 15(10): 3315-24
    › Primary publication · 19447869 (PubMed)
  10. A comparison of cytology and fluorescence in situ hybridization for the detection of lung cancer in bronchoscopic specimens. Halling KC, Rickman OB, Kipp BR, Harwood AR, Doerr CH, Jett JR (2006) Chest 130(3): 694-701
    › Primary publication · 16963665 (PubMed)