Dr. Venditto is a Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine and Chair of the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine. He joined PCOM in 1982 as an Assistant Professor and has served as Director of the Pulmonary Function Laboratory and Pulmonary Exercise Physiology Laboratories. His extensive research work includes a study on the effects of laser therapy in obstructive bronchogenic carcinoma, and a comparative study on the efficacy of Ceftizoxime vs. Moxalactam vs. Cefotaxime for treatment of pneumonia in patients at risk.
Dr. Venditto is a member of the American Lung Association, the Pennsylvania Thoracic Society and the Paul Barsky Lung Society.
He was named "Outstanding Clinical Teacher of the Year" at PCOM four years in a row and received the Lindback Award for Distinguished Teaching in 1992. Dr. Venditto received his D.O. from PCOM in 1977 and served a fellowship in pulmonary medicine at The Osteopathic Medical Center of Philadelphia from 1980 to 1992. Dr. Venditto graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 1969 with honors in Biology and was a recipient of the Mayor's Scholarship of Philadelphia.