Jesse Roman, M.D., FACP, FACCP

Jesse Roman, M.D., FACP, FACCP

Jesse Roman, M.D., FACCP, FACP

Jesse Roman, M.D., FACP, FACCP

  • Professor of Medicine, Pharmacology and Toxicology
  • Chairman, Department of Medicine
  • Distinguished University Scholar

UofL Physicians Outpatient Center
401 East Chestnut Street, Ste. 310
Louisville, KY 40202
502-852-5241 - Academic Office
502-588-4600 - Patient Appointments

Clinical Expertise
Interstitial Lung Disease; Pulmonary Fibrosis; Sarcoidosis


Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine -
    Internal Medicine / Pulmonary Disease

Education and Training

  • Medical School: University of Puerto Rico
  • Residency: San Juan Veterans Affairs Medical Center
  • Fellowship: Washington University


Featured Publications

  • Holguin F, Moughrabieh MA, Ojeda V, Patel SR, Peyrani P, Pinedo M, Celedón JC, Douglas IS, Upson DJ, Roman J. Respiratory Health in Migrant Populations: A Crisis Overlooked. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2017 Feb;14(2):153-159. doi: 10.1513/AnnalsATS.201608-592PS. PubMed PMID: 28146384.
  • Liu J, Song N, Guardiola J, Roman J, Yu J. Slowly Adapting Sensory Units Have More Receptors in Large Airways than in Small Airways in Rabbits. Front Physiol. 2016 Dec 9;7:588. doi: 10.3389/fphys.2016.00588. eCollection 2016. PubMed PMID: 28018231; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5145901.
  • El-Kersh K, Guardiola J, Cavallazzi R, Wiemken TL, Roman J, Saad M. Open and closed models of intensive care unit have different influences on infectious complications in a tertiary care center: A retrospective data analysis. Am J Infect Control. 2016 Dec 1;44(12):1744-1746. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2016.04.240. Epub 2016 Jul 7. PubMed PMID: 27397908.
  • Zelko IN, Zhu J, Ritzenthaler JD, Roman J. Pulmonary hypertension and vascular remodeling in mice exposed to crystalline silica. Respir Res. 2016 Nov 28;17(1):160. PubMed PMID: 27894297; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5126840.
  • Vicary GW, Roman J. Targeting the Mammalian Target of Rapamycin in Lung Cancer. Am J Med Sci. 2016 Nov;352(5):507-516. doi: 10.1016/j.amjms.2016.08.014. Epub 2016 Aug 21. Review. PubMed PMID: 27865299; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5384343.
  • Vicary GW, Vergne Y, Santiago-Cornier A, Young LR, Roman J. Pulmonary Fibrosis in Hermansky-Pudlak Syndrome. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2016 Oct;13(10):1839-1846. PubMed PMID: 27529121.
  • Beier JI, Guo L, Ritzenthaler JD, Joshi-Barve S, Roman J, Arteel GE. Fibrin-mediated integrin signaling plays a critical role in hepatic regeneration after partial hepatectomy in mice. Ann Hepatol. 2016 Sep-Oct;15(5):762-72. doi: 10.5604/16652681.1212587. PubMed PMID: 27493116; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5081273.
  • Watson WH, Ritzenthaler JD, Roman J. Lung extracellular matrix and redox regulation. Redox Biol. 2016 Aug;8:305-15. doi: 10.1016/j.redox.2016.02.005. Epub 2016 Feb 18. PubMed PMID: 26938939; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4777985.
  • Burnham EL, Roman J. Composition of the Sepsis Definitions Task Force. JAMA. 2016 Jul 26;316(4):460-1. doi: 10.1001/jama.2016.6383. PubMed PMID: 27458965.
  • White ES, Borok Z, Brown KK, Eickelberg O, Guenther A, Jenkins RG, Kolb M, Martinez FJ, Roman J, Sime P; American Thoracic Society Respiratory Cell and Molecular Biology Assembly Working Group on Pulmonary Fibrosis.. An American Thoracic Society Official Research Statement: Future Directions in Lung Fibrosis Research. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2016 Apr 1;193(7):792-800. doi: 10.1164/rccm.201602-0254ST. PubMed PMID: 27035782.