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Michael John Apostolakos, M.D.

Michael John Apostolakos, M.D.

About Me

Dr. Michael Apostolakos is board certified in Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine. He is Professor of Medicine and Director of Adult Critical Care as well as Director of the Internal Medicine Critical Care Medicine Fellowship at the University of Rochester Medical Center.

Dr. Apos...
Dr. Michael Apostolakos is board certified in Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine. He is Professor of Medicine and Director of Adult Critical Care as well as Director of the Internal Medicine Critical Care Medicine Fellowship at the University of Rochester Medical Center.

Dr. Apostolakos has served as President of the New York State Thoracic Society as well as the New York State Chapter Representative to the American Thoracic Society. He is an active member of the Society of Critical Care Medicine and is course director for the Fundamentals of Critical Care Support Course. He is a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. He has received numerous University of Rochester awards for physician excellence as well as for his teaching of medical students and residents.

Dr. Apostolakos received his MD degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo. He completed his Internal Medicine residency and Pulmonary and Critical Care fellowship at the University of Rochester Medical Center.

His academic interests include sepsis, the acute respiratory distress syndrome, and Quality Improve

Faculty Appointments

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

Chief Medical Officer SMH & HH - Director's Office (SMH)

Vice President - Office of VP for Health Sciences (URMC)

Professor - Department of Public Health Sciences (SMD) - Joint

Credentials

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center. 1990 - 1993

Residency, Internal Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center. 1988 - 1990

Internship, Internal Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center. 1987 - 1988

Education

MD | SUNY at Buffalo-School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (USA). 1987

Awards

University of Rochester Medical Center Board Service Excellence Team Award, Adult Rapid Response Team, 2015. 2015

Selected a top "I CARE" provider. 2012

Arthur W. Bauman Teaching Award. 2011 - 2012

Selected as one of the "Best Doctors in America". 2011 - 2012

Rochester Business Journal Health Care Achievement Award for Innovation. 2010

Selected for inclusion in: Who's Who in America. 2010

Team Excellence Award. 2009

Selected as one of the "Best Doctors in America". 2009 - 2010

Selected for inclusion in: Who's Who in America. 2009

Selected as one of "America's Top Physicians". 2008

Selected as one of the "Best Doctors in America". 2007 - 2008

Selected for Special Commendation for third year Medical School Teaching during the academic year. 2007 - 2008

Selected as one of the "Best Doctors in America". 2005 - 2006

Selected for inclusion in: Who's Who in Medical Science Education. 2005

Physician Excellence Award. 2004

Selected as one of the "Best Doctors in America". 2003 - 2004

Selected, Torchbearer for 2002 Winter Olympics. 2002

Selected as one of the "Best Doctors in America". 2001 - 2002

Emergency Medicine Resident Teaching Award. 1995 - 1996

Elected Fellow. 1995

Arthur W. Bauman Teaching Award. 1994 - 1995

Alpha Omega Alpha. 1985

Rho Chi. 1982

Publications

Journal Articles

Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Prostatic Abscess with Bacteremia.

Lachant DJ, Apostolakos M, Pietropaoli A

Case reports in infectious diseases.. 2013 2013 :613961. Epub 12/24/2013.

Brachial artery reactivity in patients with severe sepsis: an observational study.

Wexler O, Morgan MA, Gough MS, Steinmetz SD, Mack CM, Darling DC, Doolin KP, Apostolakos MJ, Graves BT, Frampton MW, Chen X, Pietropaoli AP

Critical care : the official journal of the Critical Care Forum.. 2012 December 1216 (2):R38. Epub 12/12/2012.

The ratio of arginine to dimethylarginines is reduced and predicts outcomes in patients with severe sepsis.

Gough MS, Morgan MA, Mack CM, Darling DC, Frasier LM, Doolin KP, Apostolakos MJ, Stewart JC, Graves BT, Arning E, Bottiglieri T, Mooney RA, Frampton MW, Pietropaoli AP

Critical care medicine.. 2011 June 39 (6):1351-8. Epub 1900 01 01.

Artery-to-vein differences in nitric oxide metabolites are diminished in sepsis.

Morgan MA, Frasier LM, Stewart JC, Mack CM, Gough MS, Graves BT, Apostolakos MJ, Doolin KP, Darling DC, Frampton MW, Pietropaoli AP

Critical care medicine.. 2010 April 38 (4):1069-77. Epub 1900 01 01.

Effect of liver transplant on pulmonary functions in adult patients with alpha 1 antitrypsin deficiency: 7 cases.

Jain AB, Patil V, Sheikh B, Apostolakos M, Ryan C, Kashyap R, Orloff M

Experimental and clinical transplantation : official journal of the Middle East Society for Organ Transplantation.. 2010 March 8 (1):4-8. Epub 1900 01 01.

Weaning from mechanical ventilation.

Eskandar N, Apostolakos MJ

Critical care clinics.. 2007 April 23 (2):263-74, x. Epub 1900 01 01.

Pneumatosis intestinalis and gas in the portal venous system.

Griffith J, Apostolakos M, Salloum RM

Journal of gastrointestinal surgery : official journal of the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract.. 2006 May 10 (5):781-2. Epub 1900 01 01.

SARS, cough, and fever--or is it SARS, fever, and cough?

Apostolakos MJ

Chest.. 2004 August 126 (2):333-5. Epub 1900 01 01.

Hypersensitivity pneumonitis from ordinary residential exposures.

Apostolakos MJ, Rossmoore H, Beckett WS

Environmental health perspectives.. 2001 September 109 (9):979-81. Epub 1900 01 01.

ARDS: A Need for Integrated Basic Clinical Research on Multimodal Therapies Using Surfactant, INO and Other Agents

Notter, R.H.; Apostolakos, M.J.; Holm, B.A.; Wang, Z.; Finkelstein, J.N.; and Hyde, R.W.

Perspectives in Neonatology. 2000; 1(4): 4-8.

What Role, If Any, Is There For Empiric Antibiotic Therapy In The Management Of Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome?

Apostolakos, M.J.

J Crit Ill. 1999; 14(5): 243-244.

Double-blind randomised controlled trial of monoclonal antibody to human tumour necrosis factor in treatment of septic shock. NORASEPT II Study Group.

Abraham E, Anzueto A, Gutierrez G, Tessler S, San Pedro G, Wunderink R, Dal Nogare A, Nasraway S, Berman S, Cooney R, Levy H, Baughman R, Rumbak M, Light RB, Poole L, Allred R, Constant J, Pennington J, Porter S

Lancet.. 1998 March 28351 (9107):929-33. Epub 1900 01 01.

Effects of inhaled nitric oxide in patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome: results of a randomized phase II trial. Inhaled Nitric Oxide in ARDS Study Group.

Dellinger RP, Zimmerman JL, Taylor RW, Straube RC, Hauser DL, Criner GJ, Davis K, Hyers TM, Papadakos P

Critical care medicine.. 1998 January 26 (1):15-23. Epub 1900 01 01.

Quantitative RT-PCR measurement of cytochromes p450 1A1, 1B1, and 2B7, microsomal epoxide hydrolase, and NADPH oxidoreductase expression in lung cells of smokers and nonsmokers.

Willey JC, Coy EL, Frampton MW, Torres A, Apostolakos MJ, Hoehn G, Schuermann WH, Thilly WG, Olson DE, Hammersley JR, Crespi CL, Utell MJ

American journal of respiratory cell and molecular biology.. 1997 July 17 (1):114-24. Epub 1900 01 01.

High-inflation pressure and positive end-expiratory pressure. Injurious to the lung? Yes.

Papadakos PJ, Apostolakos MJ

Critical care clinics.. 1996 July 12 (3):627-34. Epub 1900 01 01.

Antiarrhythmic and anti-ischemic properties of calcium-channel antagonists.

Apostolakos MJ, Varon ME

New horizons : an official publication of the Society of Critical Care Medicine.. 1996 February 4 (1):45-57. Epub 1900 01 01.

The gastrointestinal tract and critical illness. Is more perfusion better?

Apostolakos MJ

Chest.. 1995 December 108 (6):1491-2. Epub 1900 01 01.

The acute respiratory distress syndrome: current trends in pathogenesis and management.

Levy PC, Utell MJ, Sickel JZ, Apostolakos MJ

Comprehensive therapy.. 1995 August 21 (8):438-44. Epub 1900 01 01.

New Modes of Mechanical Ventilation

Apostolakos, M.J.; Levy, P.C.; Papadakos, P.J.

Clinical Pulmonary Medicine. 1995; 2: 121-128.

Measurement of gene expression by multiplex competitive polymerase chain reaction.

Apostolakos MJ, Schuermann WH, Frampton MW, Utell MJ, Willey JC

Analytical biochemistry.. 1993 September 213 (2):277-84. Epub 1900 01 01.

Radiation-induced deletion of chromosomal regions containing tumor suppressor genes in human bronchial epithelial cells.

Willey JC, Hei TK, Piao CQ, Madrid L, Willey JJ, Apostolakos MJ, Hukku B

Carcinogenesis.. 1993 June 14 (6):1181-8. Epub 1900 01 01.

Low Arginine Bioavailability in Severe Sepsis Predicts Outcomes

Gough, MS; Morgan, MA; Mack, CM; Darling, DC; Frasier, LM; Doolin, KP; Apostolakos, MJ; Stewart, JC; Garves, BT; Bottiglieri, T; Mooney, RA; Frampton, MW.

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Books

Peri-Facts (2015)

Chapter: Pulmonary Embolism, Part I

Authors: Peterson L and Apostolakos, MJ

Publisher: University of Rochester 2015

Peri-Facts (2015)

Chapter: Pulmonary Embolism, Part II

Authors: Peterson L and Apostolakos, MJ

Publisher: University of Rochester 2015

Hospital Medicine Clinics (2013)

Chapter: Health Care-associated Pneumonia

Authors: Magnuson, RJ and Apostolakos, MJ

Publisher: Hospital Medicine Clinics 2013

Peri- Facts (2010)

Chapter: Septic Shock and the Pregnant Patient

Authors: Bouck, T.B.; Apostolakos, M.J.

Publisher: University of Rochester Medical Center 2010

Mechanical Ventilation: Clinical Application and Pathophysiology (2007)

Chapter: Weaning

Authors: Apostolakos, M.J.

Publisher: Elsevier Science (USA), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 2007

Critical Care: The Requisites in Anesthesiology (2005)

Chapter: Acute Respiratory Failure

Authors: Apostolakos, M.J.

Publisher: Elsevier/Mosby (USA), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 2005

Critical Care: The Requisites in Anesthesiology (2005)

Chapter: Weaning from Mechanical Ventilation

Authors: Apostolakos, M.J.

Publisher: Elsevier/Mosby (USA), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 2005

Handbook of Antibiotics (2005)

Chapter: Sepsis

Authors: Apostolakos, M.J.

Publisher: Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 2005

Saunders Manual of Critical Care Medicine (2003)

Chapter: Status Asthmaticus

Authors: Apostolakos, M.J.

Publisher: W.B. Saunders, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 2003

Saunders Manual of Critical Care Medicine (2003)

Chapter: COPD Exacerbation

Authors: Apostolakos, M.J.

Publisher: W.B. Saunders, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 2003

The Intensive Care Manual (2001)

Authors: Apostolakos, M.J.

Publisher: McGraw-Hill 2001

The Intensive Care Manual (2001)

Chapter: Approach to the Critically Ill Patient: An Overview of Respiratory Failure and Oxygen Delivery

Authors: Apostolakos, M.J.

Publisher: McGraw Hill, New York, New York 2001