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David Roy Trawick, M.D., Ph.D.

David Roy Trawick, M.D., Ph.D.

Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine

5 out of 5 stars
UR Medicine Faculty The University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group (URMFG) consists of over 900 specialist and primary care providers spanning 19 departments. URMFG is certified by the National Committee for Quality Assurance.
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About Me

Faculty Appointments

Professor of Clinical Medicine - Department of Medicine, Pulmonary Diseases and Critical Care (SMD)

Medical Director, Transfer Center - Director's Office (SMH)


Residency & Fellowship

Fellowship, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Yale-New Haven Medical Center. 1993 - 1996

Residency, Internal Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine GME. 1990 - 1992

Internship, Internal Medicine, St. Louis University Nephrology Fellowship Program. 1989 - 1990

Internship, Internal Medicine, University of Chicago Hospitals. 1988 - 1989


PHD | University of Illinois College of Medicine-Urbana. 1989

MD | University of Illinois College of Medicine (USA). 1987


Journal Articles

Severe airflow obstruction and eosinophilic lung disease after Stevens-Johnson syndrome.

Shah AP, Xu H, Sime PJ, Trawick DR

The European respiratory journal.. 2006 December 28 (6):1276-9. Epub 1900 01 01.

Fever and progressive respiratory failure in three elderly family members.

Lee FE, Daigle CC, Urban MA, Metlay LA, Treanor JJ, Trawick DR

Chest.. 2005 September 128 (3):1863-4, 1865-7. Epub 1900 01 01.

Persistent culture-positive Legionella infection in an immunocompromised host.

O'Reilly KM, Urban MA, Barriero T, Betts RF, Trawick DR

Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America.. 2005 May 1540 (10):e87-9. Epub 04/01/2005.

Eosinophilic pneumonia as a presentation of occult chronic granulomatous disease.

Trawick D, Kotch A, Matthay R, Homer RJ

The European respiratory journal.. 1997 September 10 (9):2166-70. Epub 1900 01 01.

Electromechanical dissociation following verapamil and propranolol ingestion: a physiologic profile.

Waxman AB, White KP, Trawick DR

Cardiology.. 1997 88 (5):478-81. Epub 1900 01 01.

Bacterial cytochromes c biogenesis.

Beckman DL, Trawick DR, Kranz RG

Genes & development.. 1992 February 6 (2):268-83. Epub 1900 01 01.

Modulation of the primary and secondary antifluoresceyl antibody response in rats by 17 beta-estradiol.

Trawick DR, Bahr JM

Endocrinology.. 1986 June 118 (6):2324-30. Epub 1900 01 01.

Ratings & Comments

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During this visit, did this provider spend enough time with you?

4.9 stars

During this visit, did this provider show respect for what you had to say?

5.0 stars

During this visit, did this provider give you easy to understand information about these health questions or concerns?

5.0 stars

During this visit, did this provider listen carefully to you?

5.0 stars

During this visit, did this provider explain things in a way that was easy to understand?

5.0 stars

Patient Comments

Dr Trawick is excellent!

Dec 16, 2023

5.0 stars

Dr. Trawick is conscientious, kind, thorough and has and incredible bedside manner. He is exceptional at explaining his thought patterns and instructing me on what to do next. I cannot describe the superlatives I would like to use describing his care and my experiences with him as my pulmonary specialist.

Sep 20, 2023

5.0 stars

Wonderful bedside manner. Spend all the time I needed to explain everything.

Jun 21, 2023

5.0 stars

Always having excellent care from this provider.

May 30, 2023

5.0 stars

Very good experience with Dr. Trawick and his staff always.

Mar 15, 2023

5.0 stars

Dr. Trawick is always a good listener and discusses treatment options going forward

Mar 13, 2023

5.0 stars

All great.

Feb 27, 2023

5.0 stars

Really good rapport w Dr. Trawick, he completely listened to me & showed interest in what I said & responded appropriately,& explained things to me. He engaged appropriately & advised. Very fortunate to have him as my doctor.

Jan 26, 2023

4.2 stars

We discuss the health plan to make sure I understand and after he also gives me a written plan.

Dec 31, 2022

5.0 stars

He is very friendly & has excellent bedside manners.

Dec 21, 2022


Dr. Trawick is a superb in supporting the patient .

Nov 19, 2022


Dr Trawick is fantastic.

Aug 28, 2022


Very caring; exceptional.

Jun 22, 2022


We talked about advanced treatment for my apnea and he was impressed by how much I know.

May 18, 2022


Provider was one of the best ones I've seen/met.

Apr 19, 2022


Top notch attention to my needs.

Mar 08, 2022


Communications excellent.

Feb 14, 2022