01. Doctor Overview

Doctor Overview

Dr. Daniel H. Sterman currently practices at NYU Langone’s Perlmutter Cancer Center. Dr. Sterman’s clinical focus relates to thoracic malignancies, their relationship with molecular medicine, and advancing technologies in Interventional Pulmonology. Further, as a researcher, Dr. Sterman’s interests include gene therapy and vaccine therapy for lung cancer, along with therapies for pleural malignancies including mesothelioma. Dr. Sterman, recently, began a series of clinical trials aimed at understanding whether genetic immunotherapy is a viable treatment option for mesothelioma, pleural disease and other thoracic conditions.

02. Fast Facts

Doctor Fast Facts

Main Specialty: Critical Care, Internal Medicine, Pulmonary

Other Interests & Specialties: Pulmonology, general pulmonary medicine, critical care medicine, interventional pulmonology, pleural disease, small cell lung cancer, non-small cell lung cancer, solitary fibrous tumor, thymus cancer, thoracic oncology, pleural effusions, lung cancer and pleural mesothelioma.

Certifications, Awards & Accolades: American Board of Internal Medicine, America’s Top Doctors for Cancer, America’s Top Doctors, Philadelphia Magazine Award, CMS Stage 1 EHR, Super Doc Award

Education & Experience:

  • Medical Degree from Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University
  • Fellowship at University of Pennsylvania Health System
03. Publications


Extended Pleurectomy-Decortication–Based Treatment for Advanced Stage Epithelial Mesothelioma Yielding a Median Survival of Nearly Three YearsThe Annals of Thoracic Surgery. March 2017;103(3):912–919. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2016.08.071

Checkpoint Blockade in Lung Cancer and MesotheliomaAmerican Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. August 2017;196(3):274-282. doi: 10.1164/rccm.201608-1755CI

Stent-Mediated Gene Delivery for Site-Specific Transgene Administration to the Airway Epithelium and Management of Tracheobronchial TumorsRespiration. November 2014;88(5):406-417. doi: 10.1159/000368164

04. Mesothelioma Clinical Trials

Mesothelioma Clinical Trials by Daniel H. Sterman, M.D.

Dr. Sterman is associated with the following clinical trials:

Efficacy & Safety of rAd-IFN Administered With Celecoxib & Gemcitabine in Patients With Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma

Conditions: Mesothelioma, Mesothelioma, Malignant

Last Updated: October 25, 2021

Status: Active, not recruiting

Locations: Los Angeles, CA. San Francisco, CA. Tampa, FL. Kansas City, KS. Baltimore, MD. Baltimore, MD. Minneapolis, MN. Rochester, MN. New York, NY. Philadelphia, PA. Dallas, TX.

Intrapleural Gene Transfer for Pleural Mesothelioma

Conditions: Mesothelioma, Mesothelioma, Malignant

Last Updated: September 21, 2015

Status: Completed

Locations: Philadelphia, PA.