Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University
Sidney Kimmel Medical College
Department of Medicine

Mangione, Salvatore

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Salvatore Mangione, MD

Salvatore Mangione, MD

Contact Dr. Mangione

834 Walnut Street
Suite 650
Philadelphia, PA 19107

(215) 955-6591
(215) 955-0830 fax

Medical School

Catholic University Sacred Heart-Rome, Italy - 1980


Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA 1981 - 1982
Medical College of Pennsylvania (MCP) 1982 - 1984


Medical College of Pennsylvania (MCP)

Board Certification

Internal Medicine
Pulmonary Disease
Critical Care Medicine

Hospital Appointment

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

University Appointment

Associate Professor of Medicine, 2000

Research & Clinical Interests

Asthma, physical diagnosis, history of Medicine


Most Recent Peer-Reviewed Publications

  1. Medical Students’ Exposure to the Humanities Correlates with Positive Personal Qualities and Reduced Burnout: A Multi-Institutional U.S. Survey
  2. When the tail wags the dog: Clinical skills in the age of technology
  3. A tale of two brains. How to rekindle the artist within
  4. Enhancing and sustaining empathy in medical students
  5. Heart Murmurs
  6. Cardiovascular Physical Examination
  7. The stethoscope as metaphor
  8. TLR4 upregulation underpins airway neutrophilia in smokers with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and acute respiratory failure
  9. Cardiovascular Physical Examination
  10. Heart Murmurs
  11. Early vs late tracheotomy for prevention of pneumonia in mechanically ventilated adult ICU patients: A randomized controlled trial
  12. The use of opioids for breakthrough pain in acute palliative care unit by using doses proportional to opioid basal regimen
  13. Tools for Identifying Cancer Pain of Predominantly Neuropathic Origin and Opioid Responsiveness in Cancer Patients
  14. Frequency, Indications, Outcomes, and Predictive Factors of Opioid Switching in an Acute Palliative Care Unit
  15. Sustained-release oral morphine versus transdermal fentanyl and oral methadone in cancer pain management
  16. Clinical and financial analysis of an acute palliative care unit in an oncological department
  17. Intravenous Morphine for Breakthrough (Episodic-) Pain in an Acute Palliative Care Unit: A Confirmatory Study
  18. Intrathecal treatment in cancer patients unresponsive to multiple trials of systemic opioids
  19. Switching from Transdermal Drugs: An Observational "N of 1" Study of Fentanyl and Buprenorphine
  20. Transmucosal fentanyl vs intravenous morphine in doses proportional to basal opioid regimen for episodic-breakthrough pain