Zachary S. DePew, MD
Zachary S. DePew, MD

Zachary S. DePew, MD

Assistant Professor
School of Medicine

Academic Appointments

Department

  • Medicine

Position

  • Assistant Professor

Education

  • University of Nevada,B.A./B.S.,1998-2002
  • Creighton University,M.D.,2003-2007

Publications and Presentations

Articles

  • Raghunath S, Maldonado F, Rajagopalan S, Karwoski RA, DePew ZS, Bartholmai BJ, Peikert T, Robb RA. Noninvasive risk stratification of lung adenocarcinoma using quantitative computed tomography. J Thorac Oncol. 2014 Nov;9(11):1698-703. doi: 10.1097/JTO.0000000000000319. PubMed PMID: 25170645, Journal of Thoracic Oncology, 2014 Nov;9(11), 1698-703, 2014
  • Pannu J, DePew ZS, Mullon JJ, Daniels CE, Hagen CE, Maldonado F. Impact of pleural manometry on the development of chest discomfort during thoracentesis: a symptom-based study. J Bronchology Interv Pulmonol. 2014 Oct;21(4):306-13. doi: 10.1097/LBR.0000000000000095. PubMed PMID: 25321449, J Bronchology Interv Pulmonol, 2014 Oct;21(4), 306-13, 2014
  • DePew ZS, Maldonado F. The role of interventional therapy for pleural diseases. Expert Rev Respir Med. 2014 Aug;8(4):465-77. doi: 10.1586/17476348.2014.918852. Epub 2014 Jun 30. Review. PubMed PMID: 24976255., Expert Review of Respiratory Medicine, 2014 Aug;8(4), 465-77, 2014
  • DePew ZS, Wigle D, Mullon JJ, Nichols FC, Deschamps C, Maldonado F. Feasibility and safety of outpatient medical thoracoscopy at a large tertiary medical center: a collaborative medical-surgical initiative. Chest. 2014 Aug;146(2):398-405. doi: 10.1378/chest.13-2113. PubMed PMID: 24577099., Chest, 2014 Aug;146(2), 398-405, 2014
  • Karpman C, DePew ZS, LeBrasseur NK, Novotny PJ, Benzo RP. Determinants of gait speed in COPD. Chest. 2014 Jul;146(1):104-10. doi: 10.1378/chest.13-2017. PubMed PMID: 24522522; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4077407., Chest, 2014 Jul;146(1), 104-10, 2014
  • DePew ZS, Verma A, Wigle D, Mullon JJ, Nichols FC, Maldonado F. Nonspecific pleuritis: optimal duration of follow-up. Ann Thorac Surg. 2014 Jun;97(6):1867-71. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2014.01.057. Epub 2014 Mar 28. PubMed PMID: 24681036., Annals of Thoracic Surgery, 2014 Jun;97(6), 1867--71, 2014
  • Karpman C, Lebrasseur NK, Depew ZS, Novotny PJ, Benzo RP. Measuring gait speed in the out-patient clinic: methodology and feasibility. Respir Care. 2014 Apr;59(4):531-7. doi: 10.4187/respcare.02688. Epub 2013 Aug 27. PubMed PMID: 23983271., Respiratory Care, 2014 Apr;59(4), 531-7, 2014
  • Maldonado F, Loiselle A, Depew ZS, Edell ES, Ekbom DC, Malinchoc M, Hagen CE, Alon E, Kasperbauer JL. Idiopathic subglottic stenosis: an evolving therapeutic algorithm. Laryngoscope. 2014 Feb;124(2):498-503. doi: 10.1002/lary.24287. Epub 2013 Aug 8. PubMed PMID: 23818139., Laryngoscope, 2014 Feb;124(2), 498-503, 2014
  • DePew ZS, Karpman C, Novotny PJ, Benzo RP. Correlations between gait speed, 6-minute walk distance, physical activity, and self-efficacy in patients with severe chronic lung disease. Respir Care. 2013 Dec;58(12):2113-9. doi: 10.4187/respcare.02471. Epub 2013 May 21. PubMed PMID: 23696689, Respiratory Care, 2013 Dec;58(12), 2113-9, 2013
  • DePew ZS, Iqbal S, Mullon JJ, Nichols FC, Maldonado F. The role for tunneled indwelling pleural catheters in patients with persistent benign chylothorax. Am J Med Sci. 2013 Nov;346(5):349-52. doi: 10.1097/MAJ.0b013e31827b936c. PubMed PMID: 23426083., American Journal of Medical Sciences, 2013 Nov;346(5), 349-52, 2013
  • DePew Z.S., Garofoli A.C., Novotny P.J., Benzo R.P. Screening for Severe Physical Inactivity in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: The Value of Simple Measures and the Validation of Two Physical Activity Questionnaires., Chronic Respiratory Disease, 10 (1), 19-27, 2013

Publications

  • Kern R.M., DePew Z.S., Maldonado F. Outpatient thoracoscopy: safety and practical considerations., Current Opinions in Pulmonary Medicine, 21 (4), 357-362, 2015
  • Fussner L.A., DePew Z.S., Maldonado F., Kalra S. Iatrogenic Buffalo Chest: Bilateral Pneumothoraces Following Indwelling Pleural Catheter Placement. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. 2014;189:A4450., American Journal of Resepiratory Critical Care Medicine, 2014, 189:A4450, 2014
  • Pannu J., DePew Z.S., Mullon J., Daniels C., Hagen, C., Maldonado F. Can Manometry Prevent Chest Discomfort During Thoracentesis? A Symptom-based Study. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. 2014;189:A5480., American Journal of Respiratory & Critical Care Medicine, 2014;189:A5480, 2014
  • Raghunath S., Maldonado F., Rajagopalan S., Karwoski R.A., Boland J.M., DePew Z.S., Aubry M., Yi E.S., Yang P., Bartholmai J., Peikert T., Robb R.A. Independent Quantitative Computed Tomorgraphy Based Prediction of Lung Adenocarcinoma Risk. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. 2014;189:A6310., American Journal of Respiratory & Critical Care Medicine, 2014;189:A6310, 2014
  • DePew Z.S., Yi J., Maldonado F. Mesothelioma Incidence Following A Diagnosis of Non-specific Pleuritis., Chest, 144, 514A, 2013
  • Loiselle A., DePew Z.S., Edell E.S., Kasperbauer J., Maldonado F. Idiopathic Subglottic Stenosis: An Evolving Therapeutic Algorithm. Chest. 2013;144:804A., Chest, 2013;144:804A, 2013
  • Iqbal S., DePew Z.S., Kurtin P.J., Sykes A.G., Johnson G.B., Edell E.S., Haberman T.M., Maldonado F. Endobronchial Ultrasound and Lymphoproliferative Disorders: A Retrospective Study., Annals of Thoracic Surgery, 94 (6), 1830-1834, 2012
  • DePew Z.S., Edell E.S., Midthun D.E., Mullon J.J., Bungum A.O., Decker P.A., Maldonado F. Endobronchial Ultrasound-guided Transbronchial Needle Aspiration: Determinants of Sampling Adequacy., Journal of Bronchology and Interventional Pulmonology, 19 (4), 271-276, 2012
  • DePew Z.S., Gonsalves W.I., Roden A.C., Bungum A.O., Mullon J.J., Maldonado F. Granulomatous Inflammation Detected by Endobronchial Ultrasound-guided Transbronchial Needle Aspiration in Patients with a Concurrent Diagnosis of Cancer: A Clinical Conundrum., Journal of Bronchology and Interventional Pulmonology, 19 (3), 176-181, 2012
  • DePew Z.S. and Vassallo R. Pulmonary mantle cell lymphoma: A rare manifestation of an uncommon condition., Rare Tumors, 4(1), e11, 2012
  • DePew Z.S., Gonsalves W., Schuller D. A 49-Year-Old Woman with Acute Respiratory Failure., Chest, 138 (1), 224-227, 2010
  • Ellison P.A.., DePew Z.S., Cremo C.R. Both Heads of Tissue-derived Smooth Muscle Meromyosin Bind to Actin in the Presence of ADP., Journal of Biological Chemistry, 278 (7), 4410-4415, 2003

Editing and Reviews

  • Hohberger LA, DePew ZS, Utz JP, Edell ES, Maldonado F. Utilizing an endobronchial blocker and a flexible bronchoscope for transbronchial cryobiopsies in diffuse parenchymal lung disease. Respiration. 2014;88(6):521-2. doi: 10.1159/000368616. Epub 2014 Nov 14. PubMed PMID: 25402420, Cell Mol Immunol, 2014; 88(6), 521-2, 2014
  • DePew ZS, Verma A, Maldonado F. Lung flooding allows for transthoracic ultrasonographic visualization of endobronchial forceps. J Bronchology Interv Pulmonol. 2014 Oct;21(4):369-70. doi: 10.1097/LBR.0000000000000108. PubMed PMID: 25321462., J Bronchology Interv Pulmonol, 2014 Oct;21(4), 369-70, 2014
  • Hohberger L.A., DePew Z.S., Utz J.P., Edell E.S., Maldonado F. Utilizing an endobronchial blocker and a flexible bronchoscope for transbronchial cryobiopsies in diffuse parenchymal lung disease. Respiration 2014;88(6):4410-4415., Respiration, 88(6), 4410-4415, 2014
  • DePew Z.S., Novotny P.J., Benzo R.P. How many steps are enough to avoid severe physical inactivity in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease?, Respirology, 17(6), 1026-1027, 2012
  • DePew Z.S., Gossman W., Morrow L.E. Association of Primary Care Physician Relationship and Insurance Status with Reduced Rates of Tobacco Smoking., Chest, 138 (5), 1278-1279, 2010

Presentations

  • Interventional Pulmonology Presented at ARCS Conference; Sioux Falls, SD, 2016
  • Bronchial Thermoplasty. Presented at ARCS Conference; Sioux Falls, SD, 2016
  • Bronchial Thermoplasty Presented at Creighton University Medical Center, Pulmonary Grand Rounds; Omaha, NE, 2016
  • Bronchial Thermoplasty: Who, What, When, Where, and Why? Presented at Creighton University Internal Medicine Grand Rounds, 2016
  • Bronchial Thermoplasty. Presented at Creighton University Health Sciences 12th Annual Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine Conference
     , 2016
  • Lung Cancer. Presented at Creighton University Medical Center Pulmonary Grand Rounds; Omaha, NE, 2015
  • Interventional Pulmonology as an Emerging Discipline. Presented at American Lung Association: Lung Force Expo, 2015
  • Interventional Pulmonary as an Emerging Discipline.  Presented at the American Lung Association: Lung Force Expo; Omaha, NE, 2015
  • Mehta V., Bhatia K., Kandasamy V. V., DePew Z.S. Klippel-Trenaunay Syndrome, Pregnancy and Pulmonary Embolism: When prophylaxis is not enough! Presented at American College of Chest Physicians Annual Conference; Montreal, Canada, 2015
  • Medical Thoracoscopy: An Overview. Presented at CHI Health Cardiovascular Pulmonary Outcomes Forum, 2015
  • Palliative Airway Management in Malignant Airway Disease. Presented at Creighton University Health Sciences 11th Annual Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine Conference; Omaha, NE, May 7, 2015., 2015
  • Interventional Pulmonary as an Emerging Discipline.  Creighton University Medical Center Pulmonary Grand Rounds; Omaha, NE, 2014
  • Fussner L.A., DePew Z.S., Maldonado F., Kalra S. Iatrogenic Buffalo Chest: Bilateral Pneumothoraces Following Indwelling Pleural Catheter Placement. Presented at American Thoracic Society Annual Conference; San Diego, CA, May 2014., 2014
  • Pannu J., DePew Z.S., Mullon J., Daniels C., Hagen, C., Maldonado F. Can Manometry Prevent Chest Discomfort During Thoracentesis? A Symptom-based Study. Presented at American Thoracic Society Annual Conference; San Diego, CA, May 2014., 2014
  • Raghunath S., Maldonado F., Rajagopalan S., Karwoski R.A., Boland J.M., DePew Z.S., Aubry M., Yi E.S., Yang P., Bartholmai J., Peikert T., Robb R.A. Independent Quantitative Computed Tomorgraphy Based Prediction of Lung Adenocarcinoma Risk. Presented at American Thoracic Society Annual Conference; San Diego, CA, May 2014., 2014
  • Zavaletta V.A., DePew Z.S., Maldonado F., Peikert T., Bartholmai B.J., Johnson G.B. Correlation of FDG PET/CT and Pathology to Disease Free Survival in Patients with Non-metastatic Pulmonary Adenocarcinoma. Presented at American Roentgen Ray Society Annual Conference; San Diego, CA, May 2014., 2014
  • Fussner L.A., DePew Z.S., Maldonado F., Kalra S. Iatrogenic Buffalo Chest: Bilateral Pneumothoraces Following Indwelling Pleural Catheter Placement. Presented at American Thoracic Society Annual Conference; San Diego, CA, 2014
  • Pannu J., DePew Z.S., Mullon J., Daniels C., Hagen, C., Maldonado F. Can Manometry Prevent Chest Discomfort During Thoracentesis? A Symptom-based Study. Presented at American Thoracic Society Annual Conference; San Diego, CA, 2014
  • Raghunath S., Maldonado F., Rajagopalan S., Karwoski R.A., Boland J.M., DePew Z.S., Aubry M., Yi E.S., Yang P., Bartholmai J., Peikert T., Robb R.A. Independent Quantitative Computed Tomorgraphy Based Prediction of Lung Adenocarcinoma Risk. Presented at American Thoracic Society Annual Conference; San Diego, CA, 2014
  • Zavaletta V.A., DePew Z.S., Maldonado F., Peikert T., Bartholmai B.J., Johnson G.B. Correlation of FDG PET/CT and Pathology to Disease Free Survival in Patients with Non-metastatic Pulmonary Adenocarcinoma. Presented at American Roentgen Ray Society Annual Conference; San Diego, CA, 2014
  • Interventional Pulmonology as an Emerging Discipline – Keynote Speaker. Presented at Creighton University Health Sciences 10th Annual Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine Conference; Omaha, NE, May 8, 2014., 2014
  • Loiselle A., DePew Z.S., Edell E.S., Kasperbauer J., Maldonado F. Idiopathic Subglottic Stenosis: An Evolving Therapeutic Algorithm. Presented at American College of Chest Physicians Annual Conference; Chicago, IL, October 2013., 2013
  • DePew Z.S., Yi J., Maldonado F. Mesothelioma Incidence Following A Diagnosis of Non-specific Pleuritis. Presented at American College of Chest Physicians Annual Conference; Chicago, IL, October 2013., 2013
  • Loiselle A., DePew Z.S., Edell E.S., Kasperbauer J., Maldonado F. Idiopathic Subglottic Stenosis: An Evolving Therapeutic Algorithm. Presented at American College of Chest Physicians Annual Conference; Chicago, IL, 2013
  • DePew Z.S., Yi J., Maldonado F. Mesothelioma Incidence Following A Diagnosis of Non-specific Pleuritis. Presented at American College of Chest Physicians Annual Conference; Chicago, IL, 2013
  • Endobronchial Ultrasound-guided Transbronchial Needle Aspiration: Determinants of Sampling Adequacy. Presented at 17th World Congress for Bronchology and Interventional Pulmonology; Cleveland, OH, 2012
  • DePew Z.S., Gonsalves W.I., Roden A.C., Bungum A.O., Mullon J.J., Maldonado F. Granulomatous Inflammation Detected by Endobronchial Ultrasound-guided Transbronchial Needle Aspiration in Patients with a Concurrent Diagnosis of Cancer: A Clinical Conundrum. Presented at 17th World Congress for Bronchology and Interventional Pulmonology; Cleveland, OH, 2012
  • DePew Z.S., Garofoli A.C., Novotny P.J., Benzo R.P. Screening for Severe Physical Inactivity in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: The Value of Simple Measures and the Validation of Two Physical Activity Questionnaires. Presented at American Thoracic Society Annual Conference; San Francisco, CA, 2012