Personal

 

BirthplacePhiladelphia, Pa

 

CitizenshipUSA

 

Military ServiceLieutenant Commander, USNR, Inactive

 

Education and Training

 

Undergraduate SchoolDatesDegree/YR/Subj

Month/Year

 

West Chester Univ8/84-6/88BS,1988,Bio-Chem

West Chester Pa

 

Graduate/Professional School

 

Temple Univ School of Medicine08/88-05/92MD, 1992

 

Graduate Medical Education

 

Internship, Family PracticeNaval Hospital Pensacola07/92-06/93

Pensacola, Fl

 

Residency, PM&RTemple Univ Hospital07/97-06/00

 

Fellowship, Spine and SportsRehab Institute of Chicago07/00-06/01

 

 

Licensure(State Year Number)

 

FloridaME9042103/2006-current

New Jersey601571993-97, 2010-current

PennsylvaniaMD4330452007-08,2010-current

 

Board Certification

 

American Board of PM&R66862001-Current

Subspecialty of Pain Medicine7742004-Current

Subspecialty Sports Medicine2011-Current

 

Academic Honors and Awards

 

West Chester UniversitySumma Cum Laude1988

US Navy Health Prof ScholarshipUS Navy1988

Alpha Omega AlphaTemple School of Medicine1991

Intern of the YearPensacola Naval Hospital1993

Earl Elkins Scholarship AwardAmerican Board PM&R2000

Demopoulos Outstanding ResidentTemple PM&R2000

Teacher of the YearLoyola Dept PM&R2003

Golden Apple Teaching AwardRehab Institute of Chicago2001 & 2007

 

Appointments

 

Academic

 

InstructorTemple Dept PM&R07/99-06/00

InstructorNorthwestern School of Med07/00-06/03

LecturerLoyola Dept of Orthopedics07/01-06/04

Asst Prof of PM&RNorthwestern School of Med07/03-06/10

Assoc Prof of PM&RNorthwestern School of Med06/10-07/10

Assoc Prof of PM&RTemple Univ School of Med08/10-current

 

 

Hospital

 

General Medical OfficerRoosevelt Rds Naval Hospital 07/93-06/95

General Medical OfficerQuantico Naval Clinic07/95-06/97

Attending PhysicianRehab Institute of Chicago07/00-07/11

Attending PhysicianTemple University Hosp08/10-current

 

Professional Activities

 

Educational

 

Teaching Attending in PM&R for residents07/00-07/10

Northwestern Univ PM&R residency 

 

Teaching Attending in PM&R for RIC Spine & Sport fellows07/01-07/10

 

Problem Based Learning Instructor09/07-05/09

Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine(120 Hours/year)

 

Attending Faculty Clinical Educator Physical Medicine07/01-09/03

&Rehabilitation Residents from Loyola Stritch School of Medicine

 

Weekly Clinical Kinesiology Series for Northwestern Univ07/00-11/00   

Rehabilitation Residents Chicago (1 hour/week)

 

Weekly Anatomy Lecture Series for Northwestern Univ07/00-11/00

Rehabilitation Residents (1 hour/week)

 

Sport and Spine Lecture, “Pre-participation Physical Examination” 07/00

For Northwestern Rehabilitation Residents (one hour)

 

Sport and Spine Lecture, “Surviving the Marathon”07/00

For  Northwestern Rehabilitation Residents(one hour)

 

Annual Physical Examination Series11/00-11/03

for Northwestern Rehabilitation Residents (6 hours/year)

 

Moderator Weekly Spine and Sports Journal Club07/00-06/01

for Northwestern Residents and Attendings (45 hours/year)

 

Weekly Sports and Spine Journal Club for07/01-07/10

Northwestern Residents and Fellows (45 hours/year)

 

Teacher/Lecturer (Fluoroscopic anatomy and Causes of Low Back Pain) 06/01

 

 

Teacher/Lecturer (Causes of Low Back Pain)06/02-06/10

Northwestern Resident Spine Injection Course  (one hour/year)

 

“Nerve Conduction Studies-The Basics”03/01-03/04

for Northwestern Rehabilitation Residents (one hour/year)

 

 

Physiatric Approach to Low Back Pain08/06

West Suburban Family Practice Residents (one hour)

 

Physiatric Approach to Low Back Pain08/06

West Suburban Internal medicine Residents (one hour)

 

Journal Club, Temple PM&R Residents and Medical Students08/10-Current

 

Table Trainer, AAPM&R Preconference US Course11/10

Seattle, WA

 

Table Trainer, AAPM&R Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Lower02/11

Limb, Las Vegas (2 and half day course)

 

Use of Diagnostic US in Musculoskeletal ConditionsJune 2011

Temple Orthopedic Grand Rounds

 

Grand Rounds Univ Pennsylvania “Focus on Tendinopathy”Sept 2011

Dept of PM&R

 

Epidemiology and Etiology of Low Back PainSept 2011

Temple Univ Spine Symposium, Philadelphia, Pa.

 

Course Co-Chair, Teach the Teachers Diagnostic MSKNov 2011

AAPM&R Preconference Course Orlando Fl

 

Normal and Pathological Appearance of Knee PathologyNov 2011

Using US AAPM&R Preconference Course Orlando Fl

 

Unusual Cases Using Musculoskeletal USNov 2011

AAPM&R Annual Conference Orlando Fl

 

Comparison of Shoulder MRI to US in Cuff PathologyNov 2011

AAPM&R Annual Conference Orlando Fl

 

Diagnostic Musculoskeletal US WorkshopFeb 2012

Invited Speaker Philippine Academy of Rehabilitation

 

Physiatric Approach to Low Back PainFeb 2012

Invited Speaker Philippine Academy of Rehabilitation

 

Use of Spinal Injections in Treating Low Back PainFeb 2012

Invited Speaker Philippine Academy of Rehabilitation

 

Use of Diagnostic US in Musculoskeletal ConditionsFeb 2012

Temple Univ Rheumatology Grand Rounds

 

 

 

CLINICAL

 

Attending Physician Temple Univ Hospital7/10-Current

 

Attending Physician Spine and Sports Rehabilitation Center07/00-07/10

Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago

 

 

Attending Physician Loyola Medical Center07/01-06/04

Dept of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation

 

 

 

PROFESSIONAL PUBLICATIONS

 

Reviewer Archives of PM&R (PM&R journal)2005-Current

 

Reviewer Journal of PM&R (Blue Journal)2005-2010

 

Assistant Editor Current Reviews of Musculoskeletal Medicine2008-2010

 

PRESENTATIONS

 

Diagnostic Musculoskeletal UltrasoundSeptember, 2006

An In-depth Focus on the Shoulder AAPM&R Annual Meeting    

Course Co-Director Honolulu, HI

 

Meet the Experts Diagnostic Musculoskeletal Ultrasound

AAPM&R Annual MeetingSeptember, 2006

Honolulu, HI

 

Muscle Anatomy and Physiology AAPM&R Annual MeetingSeptember 2006

Honolulu, HI

 

Muscle Injury and the Role of Therapy AAPM&R Annual MeetingSeptember 2006

Honolulu, HI

 

Effectiveness of PT and Traction in Cervical Spine DisordersFebruary, 2007

Spine Summit Teluride Colorado 

 

 

Biomechanics of the SpineApril 2007

RIC Spine and Sports Course Chicago Illinois

 

Invited Speaker Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Upper LimbSeptember 2007

International Society of PM&R Meeting

Seoul, South Korea

 

Invited Course Co-Director AAPM&R Annual Assembly Pre CourseOctober 2007

Introduction to Musculoskeletal Ultrasound

Boston, Mass

 

Efficacy of alternatives forms of treatment for Low Back PainFebruary, 2008

Jackson Hole, WY Spine Summit  

 

Complications from Interventional Spine ProceduresFebruary, 2008

Spine Summit Jackson Hole, WY

 

Invited Speaker Efficacy of Lumbar Epidural InjectionsNovember 2008

China Chinese Society of PM&R

Guangzhou, China

 

Invited Speaker Treatment of Low Back Pain: What WorksNovember 2008

Chinese Society of PM&R Guangzhou, China

 

Invited Course Director American AcademySeptember 2008

PM&R Annual Assembly Pre-Course

Musculoskeletal US: New Perspectives From Different Horizons 

San Diego, CA

 

Invited Lecturer/Workshop US imaging of the upper limbSeptember, 2008

American Academy PM&R Annual Assembly

San Diego CA

 

Invited Lecturer/Workshop US imaging of the lower limbSeptember, 2008

American Academy PM&R Annual Assembly 

San Diego, CA

    

Invited Lecturer/Workshop Introduction to DiagnosticSeptember, 2008

Musculoskeletal US 

American Academy PM&R Annual Assembly Resident Course

San Diego, CA

 

Invited Lecturer Diagnostic MusculoskeletalSeptember, 2008

Ultrasound of the Shoulder

American Academy of PM&R Annual Assembly

San Diego, CA

 

Invited Lecturer Interventional Musculoskeletal US TechniquesNovember 2008

Walter Reed Army Hospital Diagnostic Musculoskeletal US Course

Washington D.C.2008

 

Invited Lecturer Use of Diagnostic US in Guiding Spine InjectionsFebruary, 2009

Emerging Spine Technologies Summit                                        

Steamboat Springs, Colorado

 

Invited Lecturer Use of Diagnostic US inFebruary, 2009

Guiding Spine Rehabilitation 

Emerging Spine Technologies Summit

Steamboat Springs, Colorado

 

Invited Lecturer Use of Diagnostic US inJune 2009

Musculoskeletal Medicine       

Primed Meeting (Sponsored by Northwestern and Harvard)

Chicago Illinois

 

Invited Lecturer/Course Diagnostic Hands-onJune 2009

US in Musculoskeletal Medicine Spine and Sports Rehabilitation 

Buffalo New York

Course Director American AcademySeptember, 2009

PM&R Annual Assembly Pre-Course

Musculoskeletal US Austin Texas

 

Use if Diagnostic US in Neuromuscular MedicineMarch 2010

RIC Electromyography Review Course

 

Biomechanics of the HipApril 2010

RIC Spine and Sports Course    

 

Temple University Dept PM&R Grand RoundsApril 2010

Diagnostic Musculoskeletal US

 

Ultrasound Pathology of the Wrist and HandJune 10, 2010

American Academy of PM&R US Upper Limb Course

Las Vegas,NV

 

Coding and Billing in Musculoskeletal USJune 12, 2010

American Academy of PM&R (AAPM&R)

US Upper Limb Course

Las Vegas, NV

 

Principles of Interventional USNov 2010

AAPM&R Preconference course

Seattle Washington

 

Invited Lecturer American Academy Pain ManagementApril 2011

and US. Knee and Shoulder Pathology Chicago IL

 

Ultrasound Pathology of the Wrist and HandJune 2011

American Academy of PM&R US Upper Limb Course

Las Vegas, NV

 

Invited Lecturer American Academy Pain ManagementAugust 2011

and US. Knee and Shoulder Pathology Mystic, CT

 

Fluid and Nutrition in Running

The Running Store Moorestown, NJSept 2011

 

Introduction MSK US Hands-on courseNov 2011

AAPM&R Preconference course

 

Comparison of MRI to US for shoulder pathologyNov 2011

AAPM&R Annual Assembly Orlando, FL

 

 

Unusual MSK Case Presentations seen on USNov 2011

AAPM&R Annual Assembly Orlando, FL

 

Introduction MSK US Hands-on courseFeb 2012

Philippine Annual PM&R Meeting Preconference Course

 

Etiology of Low Back Pain: A Physiatry ApproachFeb 2012

Plenary Speaker Philippine Annual PM&R Meeting

Baguio, Philippines

 

Efficacy of Lumbar Epidural InjectionsFeb 2012

Plenary Speaker Philippine Annual PM&R Meeting

Baguio, Philippines

 

Use of MSK US in an Orthopedic PracticeMay 2012

Invited Speaker National Rehab Hospital Washington D.C.

 

 

 

Service

 

Volunteer Physician 2002 Olympic Winter Games2002

Salt Lake City Olympic Village

 

Volunteer Chicago Public High Schools Pre-participation Physicals 2006-2009

 

St Pius X Catholic Church Health Advocacy Team2009-2010

 

Our Lady of Good Counsel Go For the Gold Committee2011-current

 

 

 

Professional Organizations

 

American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation1997-Current

 

Physiatric Association of Spine, Sports,1997-2008

and Occupational Rehabilitation (PASSOR) 

 

North American Spine Society2000-2010

2012-current

 

International Spine Interventional Society2001-2010

 

Association of Academic Physiatrists (AAP)1998-2003

 

American Institute of Ultrasound Medicine2005-current

Committees

 

University

Loyola Stritch Medical School Musculoskeletal Physical2001

Examination   Curriculum Implementation Committee

 

Problem Based Learning Curriculum Committee2007

Northwestern School of Medicine

 

Hospital

Chair, Lab and X-Ray Committee2005-2010

Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago

 

Temple PM&R Department Promotions2011-current

 

 

National 

AAPM&R Health Policy Legislation Committee Liaison2006-2009

 

AAPM&R Public and Professional Awareness2011-current

 

NASS Exercise Committee2012-current

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PUBLICATIONS

 

1.  Aoki N, Siegfried M, Tsao P, Lento P, Lefer AM. Beneficial mechanisms of action of a prostacyclin enhancing agent in splanchnic artery occlusion shock.

Res Commun Chem Pathol Pharmacol. 1988 Jun;60(3):275-89.

 

2.  Stahl, G.L., Craft, D.V., Lento, P.H. et al, Detection of Platelet-            

Activating Factor During Traumatic Shock, Circulatory Shock (1989); 26: 237-244

 

3. Osborne, J.A., Lento, P.H. et al, Cardiovascular Effects of Acute Hypercholesterolemia in Rabbits, Reversal with Lovastatin Treatment, J. Clin. Invest. (1989); 83:465-473

 

4. Lento, P.H., Saukkonen, K. et al, Beneficial Effects of a Specific Leukotriene Receptor Antagonist in Splanchnic Artery Occlusion Shock, Eur. J. of Pharm. (1989); 165:241-249 

 

5. Lento P, Akuthota V.“A Comprehensive Review of Knee Meniscal Injuries”                         Journal of Back and Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation 2000; 15:55-62                                       

 

6. Paul Lento “Pearl in Diagnosing Discogenic Pain” 

    Physician and Sports Medicine 2002; 30:(2) 

 

7. Muche J, Lento PH Posterior Knee Pain and Its Causes 

    The Physician and Sports Medicine 2004;32(3)

 

8. Akuthota V, Lento PH, Sowa G. Pathogenesis of Lumbar Spinal  

Stenosis Pain: Why Does an  Asymptomatic Stenotic Patient Flare?  Lumbosacral         Spinal Stenosis Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Clinics  2003;14: 17-28      

 

9. Lento PH, Sullivan W. The Downed Runner. Phys Med Rehab Clin N   

    Am, 2005 Aug;16(3):831-49

 

10. Lento PH, Primack S. Advances and Utility of Diagnostic Ultrasound in Musculoskeletal Medicine. Curr Reviews Musculoskeletal Med, 2008 Mar; 1(1):24-31

 

11. Lento PH, Strakowski J. The Use of Ultrasound in Guiding Musculoskeletal 

 Procedures.Phys Med Rehabil Clin N Am. 2010 Aug;21(3):559-83

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Editorials, Reviews, Chapters, Books, Commentaries

 

1.  Paul Lento & Venu Akuthota

“Meniscal Injuries” Essentials of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Frontera and Silver (eds) 2001 pp344-352

 

 

2           Venu Akuthota, Sonja Stilp, & Paul Lento

              “Iliotibial Band Syndrome” Essentials of Physical Medicine and                    

              Rehabilitation. Frontera and Silver (eds) 2001 pp328-333

                           

3Paul Lento & Venu Akuthota

“Collateral Ligament Sprain” Essentials of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Frontera and Silver (eds) 2001 pp311-315

 

4Paul Lento and William Sullivan Soft Tissue Injuries Following Whiplash,   In Slipman  Derby Simeon Mayer (eds) Interventional Spine, An Algorithmic Approach  2008 pp 601-606

 

5Paul Lento & Venu Akuthota “Meniscal Injuries” Essentials of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Frontera Silver Rizzo (eds) Second Edition 2008 pp359-366

 

6Paul Lento & Venu Akuthota “Collateral Ligament Sprain” Essentials of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Frontera Silver Rizzo (eds) Second Edition 2008 pp319-24

 

7Venu Akuthota, Sonja Stilp, & Paul Lento

              “Iliotibial Band Syndrome” Essentials of Physical Medicine and                    

              Rehabilitation. Frontera Silver Rizzo (eds) Second edition 2008 pp 337-44

 

8Paul Lento. American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Educational Guidelines for Spinal Injection Procedures: Sacroiliac Injections, 2008 pg 10-13   

 

9Ellen Casey, Paul Lento, Joseph Ihm, Chapter 13 Vascular Injuries of the Lower Limb in Nerve and Vascular   Injuries in Sports Medicine Akuthota and Weinstein  (eds)  2009 pp 135-200

 

10Paul Lento, Joe Ihm, Chris Visco, DJ Kennedy. Peripheral Joint and Soft Tissue 

Injection Techniques IN Braddom Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 5th Edition

 

 

 

 

 

Audiovisual Aids

 

Physical Examination of the Upper Limb AV2001

Loyola Stritch School of Medicine

 

Diagnostic MSK US of the Foot and Ankle2007

 

American Academy of PM&R On Line Ultrasound Course

Video