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Carol J. Buzzard, M.D.

Carol J. Buzzard, M.D.



Strong Memorial Hospital

601 Elmwood Ave
Rochester, NY 14642-0001

About Me

Faculty Appointments

Professor Emeritus - Department of Pediatrics, Cardiology (SMD)


Post-doctoral Training & Residency

Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, TX 1989 - 1992

Residency in Pediatrics, Children's Medical Center of Dallas, Dallas, TX 1986 - 1989


MD | SUNY at Stony Brook School of Medicine. Medicine. 1986

BS | University of Notre Dame. Mechanical Engineering. 1982


Ruth A. Lawrence Faculty Service Award. 1999

Young Investigator Award. 1992


Dr. Buzzard's research interests include: (1) fetal cardiology, (2) the Troponin Study-Evaluation of myocardial injury in acutely ill infants and children, and (3) NICU Line Study-Assessment of long term effects of indwelling umbilical venous catheters and PSC lines in premature infants.


Journal Articles

A randomized trial comparing long-term and short-term use of umbilical venous catheters in premature infants with birth weights of less than 1251 grams.

Butler-O'Hara M, Buzzard CJ, Reubens L, McDermott MP, DiGrazio W, D'Angio CT

Pediatrics.. 2006 July 118 (1):e25-35. Epub 06/19/2006.

Implementation of a Fetal Cardiology Comprehensive Program at a Moderate Sized University Medical Center

Buzzard, CJ.

Progress in Pediatric Cardiology. 2005; 20((1)): 39-44.

Transumbilical balloon angioplasty of subclavian artery thrombosis in a neonate.

Mendelsohn AM, Buzzard CJ, Lerner NB, Ling FS

Catheterization and cardiovascular interventions : official journal of the Society for Cardiac Angiography & Interventions.. 2000 January 49 (1):56-60. Epub 1900 01 01.

Transcatheter closure of a patent foramen ovale following mitral valve replacement.

Skulski R, Snider JM, Buzzard CJ, Ling FS, Mendelsohn AM

The Annals of thoracic surgery.. 1999 August 68 (2):582-3. Epub 1900 01 01.

Clinically occult cardiac abnormalities in acutely ill children

Buzzard, CJ.; Grenier, MA.; Wilk, DB.; Rifai, N.; Lipsitz, SR.; Davis, CM.; Reh, DD.; Colan, SD.; Lipshultz, SE.

Pediatr Res. 1999; 45: 20A.

Pericardial effusion and tamponade as a result of percutaneous silastic catheter use.

Fioravanti J, Buzzard CJ, Harris JP

Neonatal network : NN.. 1998 August 17 (5):39-42. Epub 1900 01 01.

Index of suspicion. Case 1. Diagnosis: neurally mediated syncope.

Harris JP, Buzzard CJ

Pediatrics in review. 1996 August 17 (8):291-3. Epub 1900 01 01.

Right atrial thrombi in children with cancer and indwelling catheters.

Korones DN, Buzzard CJ, Asselin BL, Harris JP

The Journal of pediatrics.. 1996 June 128 (6):841-6. Epub 1900 01 01.

Sudden Cardiac Death in Pediatric Patients: A Comparison of Decades

Harris, P.; Wyckoff, C.; Buzzard, CJ.; Forbes, NT.; Daubert, JP.

Pacing and Electrophysiology. 1996; 19: 612A.

Decrease in vascular TxA2 receptors in a subgroup of rabbits unresponsive to a TxA2 mimetic.

Buzzard CJ, Pfister SL, Halushka PV, Campbell WB

The American journal of physiology.. 1994 June 266 (6 Pt 2):H2320-6. Epub 1900 01 01.

Endothelium-dependent contractions in rabbit pulmonary artery are mediated by thromboxane A2.

Buzzard CJ, Pfister SL, Campbell WB

Circulation research.. 1993 May 72 (5):1023-34. Epub 1900 01 01.


Primary Pediatric Care (2006)

Chapter: Hypertension in Infants, Children and Adolescents

Authors: Sokol KC, Messiah, SE, Buzzard CJ, Lipshultz SE

Publisher: Mosby, St. Louis, MO 2006

Primary Pediatric Care (1999)

Chapter: Hypertension in Infants, Children, and Adolescents

Authors: Buzzard CJ, Lipshultz SE

Publisher: Mosby, St. Louis, MO 1999