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Sean J. Callahan
( out of 75 reviews )

Sean J. Callahan, MD

Languages spoken: English

Clinical Locations

Farmington Health Center

Farmington
801-213-3200

Sugar House Health Center

Salt Lake City
801-581-2000
  • Sean is an assistant professor in pulmonary and critical care medicine. His clinical and research interests include care for patients with interstitial lung diseases. He sees patients at the Farmington and Sugarhouse pulmonary clinics.

    Board Certification

    American Board of Internal Medicine (Internal Medicine)
    American Board of Internal Medicine (Sub: Critical Care Medicine)
    American Board of Internal Medicine (Sub: Pulmonary Disease)
    National Board of Medical Examiners

    Patient Rating

    4.8 /5
    ( out of 75 reviews )

    The patient rating score is an average of all responses on our patient experience survey. The rating averages scores for all questions about care from our providers.

    The scale on which responses are measured is 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

    Patient Comments

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    Patients are de-identified for confidentiality and patient privacy.

    July 29, 2023
    FARMINGTON HEALTH CENTER

    Very good & caring

    July 13, 2023
    SUGAR HOUSE HEALTH CENTER

    He is awesome, don't lose him you need Him. He's a fantastic doctor and very easy to understand and to work with

    July 12, 2023
    SUGAR HOUSE HEALTH CENTER

    Great doctor and a good person.

    July 08, 2023
    FARMINGTON HEALTH CENTER

    I couldn't recommend a more competent doctor than Sean Callahan.

    May 14, 2023
    FARMINGTON HEALTH CENTER

    Great listener and very thorough questioning and results.

    May 13, 2023
    FARMINGTON HEALTH CENTER

    Dr Callahan is a shining example of excellence

    May 10, 2023
    SUGAR HOUSE HEALTH CENTER

    He was very responsive to my needs.

    May 04, 2023
    SUGAR HOUSE HEALTH CENTER

    Absolutely the best! He listens, is smart and cares!

    May 03, 2023
    SUGAR HOUSE HEALTH CENTER

    Listened and went over my care plan

  • Sean is an assistant professor in pulmonary and critical care medicine. His clinical and research interests include care for patients with interstitial lung diseases. He sees patients at the Farmington and Sugarhouse pulmonary clinics.

    Board Certification and Academic Information

    Academic Departments Internal Medicine -Primary
    Academic Divisions Public Health
    Board Certification
    American Board of Internal Medicine (Internal Medicine)
    American Board of Internal Medicine (Sub: Critical Care Medicine)
    American Board of Internal Medicine (Sub: Pulmonary Disease)
    National Board of Medical Examiners

    Education history

    Fellowship Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine - University of Virginia Health System Chief Fellow
    Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine - University of Virginia Health System Fellow
    Residency Internal Medicine - University of Michigan Health System Resident
    Internal Medicine - University of Michigan Health System Intern
    Professional Medical Medicine - University of Virginia School of Medicine M.D.
    Government and Biology - University of Virginia B.A.

    Selected Publications

    Journal Article

    1. Callahan SJ, Beck E, Blagev D, Harris D, Lanspa M, Brown S, Reilly CA, Paine Iii R, Warren KJ (2024). Vitamin E Acetate is Associated with Select Proinflammatory Cytokines: An Analysis of a 2020-2022 Cohort of EVALI Patients. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. (Read full article)
    2. Warren KJ, Beck EM, Callahan SJ, Helms MN, Middleton E, Maddock S, Carr JR, Harris D, Blagev DP, Lanspa MJ, Brown SM, Paine R 3rd (2023). Alveolar macrophages from EVALI patients and e-cigarette users: a story of shifting phenotype. Respir Res, 24(1), 162. (Read full article)
    3. Blagev DP, Callahan SJ, Harris D, Collingridge DS, Hopkins RO, Eve JR, Waddoups L, Aston V, Brown S, Lanspa MJ (2022). Prospectively Assessed Long-Term Outcomes of Patients with E-cigarette or Vaping-associated Lung Injury (EVALI). Ann Am Thorac Soc, 19(11), 1892-1899. (Read full article)
    4. Aberegg SK, Callahan SJ (2021). Common things are common, but what is common? Incorporating probability information into differential diagnosis. J Eval Clin Pract. (Read full article)
    5. Aberegg SK, Cirulis MM, Maddock SD, Freeman A, Keenan LM, Pirozzi CS, Raman SM, Schroeder J, Mann H, Callahan SJ (2020). Clinical, Bronchoscopic, and Imaging Findings of e-Cigarette, or Vaping, Product Use-Associated Lung Injury Among Patients Treated at an Academic Medical Center. JAMA Netw Open, 3(11), e2019176. (Read full article)
    6. Crotty Alexander LE, Ware LB, Calfee CS, Callahan SJ, Eissenberg T, Farver C, Goniewicz ML, Jaspers I, Kheradmand F, King TE, Jr, Meyer NJ, Mikheev VB, Shields PG, Shihadeh A, Strongin R, Tarran R (2021). E-Cigarette or Vaping Product Use-associated Lung Injury: Developing a Research Agenda. An NIH Workshop Report. Am J Respir Crit Care Med, 202(6), 795-802. (Read full article)
    7. Aberegg SK, Maddock SD, Blagev DP, Callahan SJ (2020). Diagnosis of EVALI: General Approach and the Role of Bronchoscopy. Chest, 158(2), 820-827. (Read full article)
    8. Cirulis MM, Callahan SJ, Aberegg SK (2020). Marijuana Legislation and Electronic Cigarette- or Vaping-Associated Lung Injury: A Historical Perspective. JAMA Netw Open, 3(4), e202238. (Read full article)
    9. Evans ME, Twentyman E, Click ES, Goodman AB, Weissman DN, Kiernan E, Hocevar SA, Mikosz CA, Danielson M, Anderson KN, Ellington S, Lozier MJ, Pollack LA, Rose DA, Krishnasamy V, Jones CM, Briss P, King BA, Wiltz JL, Lung Injury Response Clinical Task Force, Lung Injury Response Clinical Working Group (2020). Update: Interim Guidance for Health Care Professionals Evaluating and Caring for Patients with Suspected E-cigarette, or Vaping, Product Use-Associated Lung Injury and for Reducing the Risk for Rehospitalization and Death Following Hospital Discharge - United States, December 2019. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep, 68(5152), 1189-1194. (Read full article)
    10. Jatlaoui TC, Wiltz JL, Kabbani S, Siegel DA, Koppaka R, Montandon M, Adkins SH, Weissman DN, Koumans EH, OHegarty M, OSullivan MC, Ritchey MD, Chatham-Stephens K, Kiernan EA, Layer M, Reagan-Steiner S, Legha JK, Shealy K, King BA, Jones CM, Baldwin GT, Rose DA, Delaney LJ, Briss P, Evans ME, Lung Injury Response Clinical Working Group (2019). Update: Interim Guidance for Health Care Providers for Managing Patients with Suspected E-cigarette, or Vaping, Product Use-Associated Lung Injury - United States, November 2019. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep, 68(46), 1081-1086. (Read full article)
    11. Lewis N, McCaffrey K, Sage K, Cheng CJ, Green J, Goldstein L, Campbell H, Ferrell D, Malan N, LaCross N, Maldonado A, Board A, Hanchey A, Harris D, Callahan S, Aberegg S, Risk I, Willardson S, Carter A, Nakashima A, Duncan J, Burnett C, Atkinson-Dunn R, Dunn A (2019). E-cigarette Use, or Vaping, Practices and Characteristics Among Persons with Associated Lung Injury - Utah, April-October 2019. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep, 68(42), 953-956. (Read full article)
    12. Siegel DA, Jatlaoui TC, Koumans EH, Kiernan EA, Layer M, Cates JE, Kimball A, Weissman DN, Petersen EE, Reagan-Steiner S, Godfred-Cato S, Moulia D, Moritz E, Lehnert JD, Mitchko J, London J, Zaki SR, King BA, Jones CM, Patel A, Delman DM, Koppaka R, Lung Injury Response Clinical Working Group, Lung Injury Response EpidemiologySurveillance Group (2019). Update: Interim Guidance for Health Care Providers Evaluating and Caring for Patients with Suspected E-cigarette, or Vaping, Product Use Associated Lung Injury - United States, October 2019. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep, 68(41), 919-927. (Read full article)
    13. Perrine CG, Pickens CM, Boehmer TK, King BA, Jones CM, DeSisto CL, Duca LM, Lekiachvili A, Kenemer B, Shamout M, Landen MG, Lynfield R, Ghinai I, Heinzerling A, Lewis N, Pray IW, Tanz LJ, Patel A, Briss PA, Lung Injury Response EpidemiologySurveillance Group (2019). Characteristics of a Multistate Outbreak of Lung Injury Associated with E-cigarette Use, or Vaping - United States, 2019. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep, 68(39), 860-864. (Read full article)
    14. Qing K, Tustison NJ, Mugler JP 3rd, Mata JF, Lin Z, Zhao L, Wang D, Feng X, Shin JY, Callahan SJ, Bergman MP, Ruppert K, Altes TA, Cassani JM, Shim YM (2018). Probing Changes in Lung Physiology in COPD Using CT, Perfusion MRI, and Hyperpolarized Xenon-129 MRI. Acad Radiol, 26(3), 326-334. (Read full article)
    15. Callahan SJ, Vranic A, Flors L, Hanley M, Stoler MH, Mehrad B (2019). Sporadic Obliterative Bronchiolitis: Case Series and Systematic Review of the Literature. Mayo Clin Proc Innov Qual Outcomes, 3(1), 86-93. (Read full article)
    16. Callahan SJ, Pal K, Jones RM, Davis EM, Kadl A (2018). Temperature Control after Cardiac Arrest. When to Start? How Long? How Cold? Am J Respir Crit Care Med, 198(10), 1331-1333. (Read full article)
    17. Callahan S, Pal K, Gomez D, Stoler M, Mehrad B (2017). Two Siblings With Interstitial Lung Disease. Chest, 153(4), e75-e79. (Read full article)
    18. Papani R, Sharma G, Agarwal A, Callahan SJ, Chan WJ, Kuo YF, Shim YM, Mihalek AD, Duarte AG (2018). Validation of claims-based algorithms for pulmonary arterial hypertension. Pulm Circ, 8(2), 2045894018759246. (Read full article)
    19. Callahan SJ, Xia M, Murray S, Flaherty KR (2016). Clinical characteristics in patients with asymmetric idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. Respir Med, 119, 96-101. (Read full article)
    20. Vaughn VM, Callahan SJ, Pile J, Kazanjian P, Odden A (2016). Caught red-handed. J Hosp Med, 11(8), 583-6. (Read full article)

    Review

    1. Balakrishnan B, Callahan SJ, Cherian SV, Subramanian A, Sarkar S, Bhatt N, Scholand MB (2023). Climate Change for the Pulmonologist: A Focused Review. [Review]. Chest. (Read full article)
    2. Hayes D Jr, Board A, Calfee C, Ellington S, Pollack LA, Kathuria H, Eakin MN, Weissman DN, Callahan SJ, Esper AM, Crotty Alexander LE, Sharma NS, Meyer NJ, Smith LS, Novosad S, Evans ME, Goodman AB, Click ES, Robinson RT, Ewart G, Twentyman E (2022). "Pulmonary and Critical Care Considerations for E-cigarette, or Vaping, Product Use-Associated Lung Injury (EVALI)". [Review]. Chest, 162, 256-264. (Read full article)
    3. Callahan SJ, Sturek JM, Richard RP (2019). Pulmonary Vasculitides. [Review]. Clin Pulm Med, 26(1), 10-17.

    Case Report

    1. Werst D, Scarpato B, Callahan SJ, Scholand MB (2020). A 64-Year-Old Man With Multifocal Infiltrates. Chest, 159(3), e151-e154. (Read full article)
    2. Callahan SJ, Jones RM, Albon D, Mihalek AD (2017). A case of massive hemoptysis following transesophageal echocardiogram. Respir Med Case Rep, 21, 142-144. (Read full article)

    Editorial

    1. Locke BW, Callahan SJ (2023). Uncomfortable Truths About Data, Justice, and Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis in the Veterans Health Administration. Chest, 164(2), 280-282. (Read full article)
    2. Callahan SJ, Lanspa MJ, Blagev DP (2021). Is COVID-19 masking the ongoing youth vaping crisis? Expert Rev Respir Med, 15(9), 1089-1091. (Read full article)
    3. Brittain EL, Callahan SJ (2021). Finding Needles in a Haystack: Progress Toward Identifying Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension With the Use of Administrative Data. Chest, 159(5), 1713-1714. (Read full article)

    Letter

    1. Lanspa MJ, Blagev DP, Callahan SJ (2021). Use of e-Cigarettes for Smoking Cessation. [Letter to the editor]. JAMA, 325(10), 1006. (Read full article)
    2. Callahan SJ, Harris D, Collingridge DS, Guidry DW, Dean NC, Lanspa MJ, Blagev DP (2020). Diagnosing EVALI in the Time of COVID-19. [Letter to the editor]. Chest, 158(5), 2034-2037. (Read full article)
    3. Callahan SJ (2019). Identifying "Real" Patients in the Real World. [Letter to the editor]. Am J Respir Crit Care Med, 201(2), 256-257. (Read full article)
    4. Maddock SD, Cirulis MM, Callahan SJ, Keenan LM, Pirozzi CS, Raman SM, Aberegg SK (2019). Pulmonary Lipid-Laden Macrophages and Vaping. [Letter to the editor]. N Engl J Med, 381(15), 1488-1489. (Read full article)
    5. Callahan SJ, Papani R (2019). Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension: Too Complex for Physicians, Too Complex for ICD Diagnosis Codes. [Letter to the editor]. Chest, 155(5), 1077. (Read full article)