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Paritosh Prasad, M.D.

Paritosh Prasad, M.D.

Infectious Disease , Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine , Pediatrics , Surgery , Pediatric Infectious Diseases

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About Me

Certified Specialties

Infectious Disease - American Board of Internal Medicine

Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine

Internal Medicine-Critical Care Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine

Pediatrics - American Board of Pediatrics

Faculty Appointments

Associate Professor - Department of Surgery, Transplant (SMD)

Associate Professor - Department of Medicine, Infectious Diseases (SMD) - Joint

Associate Professor - Department of Pediatrics (SMD) - Joint


Residency & Fellowship

Fellowship, Infectious Disease, Massachusetts General Hospital. 2011 - 2013

Fellowship, Internal Medicine-Critical Care Medicine, NIH Surgery Branch-Surgical Oncology Fellowship. 2010 - 2011

Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital. 2009 - 2010

Residency, Pediatrics, Internal Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital. 2006 - 2009

Internship, Pediatrics, Internal Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital. 2005 - 2006


MD | Harvard Medical School. 2005


Journal Articles

A Retrospective Characterization of Dexmedetomidine-Suspected Fever and Its Consequences in Adult Critically Ill Patients.

Schranz E, Rappaport S, Groth C, Prasad P, Cooper K, Connor K

The Annals of pharmacotherapy.. 2022 January 6 :10600280211060082. Epub 01/06/2022.

Venous thromboembolism associates with SARS-CoV-2 more than seasonal influenza.

Lachant D, Roto D, Rappaport S, Prasad P, Lachant N, White RJ

Thrombosis research.. 2021 July 3205 :40-43. Epub 07/03/2021.

"If the glove fits": Hospital-wide universal gloving is associated with improved hand hygiene and may reduce infection.

Prasad P, Brown L, Ma S, McDavid A, Rudmann A, Lent D, Reagan-Webster P, Valcin EK, Graman P, Apostolakos M

Infection control and hospital epidemiology.. 2021 April 23 :1-5. Epub 04/23/2021.

Chronic therapeutic anticoagulation is associated with decreased thrombotic complications in SARS-CoV-2 infection.

Lachant DJ, Lachant NA, Kouides P, Rappaport S, Prasad P, White RJ

Journal of thrombosis and haemostasis : JTH.. 2020 October 18 (10):2640-2645. Epub 08/24/2020.

Anti-FXa Activity with Intermediate Dose Thromboprophylaxis in COVID-19.

Rappaport SH, Clark JM, Delibert S, Maynard KM, Prasad P, Kaufman DC, Pietropaoli AP, Quill CM, Groth CM

American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine.. 2020 September 15 Epub 09/15/2020.

Probable Donor-Derived Human Adenovirus Type 34 Infection in 2 Kidney Transplant Recipients From the Same Donor.

Pettengill MA, Babu TM, Prasad P, Chuang S, Drage MG, Menegus M, Lamson DM, Lu X, Erdman D, Pecora N

Open forum infectious diseases.. 2019 March 6 (3):ofy354. Epub 12/26/2018.

CNS Melioidosis in a Traveler Returning from Cabo, Mexico.

Donahue MA, Newcomb G, Spinella S, Prasad P, Liesveld J, Egan CT, Smith GL, Newman AP, Bower WA, Blaney DD, Gee JE, Elrod MG, Chuang S, Babu TM

Open forum infectious diseases.. 2019 February 6 (2):ofz005. Epub 01/10/2019.

The clinical impact of pneumocystis and viral PCR testing on bronchoalveolar lavage in immunosuppressed patients.

Lachant DJ, Croft DP, McGrane Minton H, Hardy DJ, Prasad P, Kottmann RM

Respiratory medicine.. 2018 December 145 :35-40. Epub 10/22/2018.

Nasopharyngeal viral PCR in immunosuppressed patients and its association with virus detection in bronchoalveolar lavage by PCR.

Lachant DJ, Croft DP, McGrane Minton H, Prasad P, Kottmann RM

Respirology : official journal of the Asian Pacific Society of Respirology.. 2017 August 22 (6):1205-1211. Epub 04/05/2017.

Pulmonary nodules in a man with a history of bone marrow transplantation.

Mendoza N, Prasad P

BMJ : British medical journal. 2016 April 28353 :i1805. Epub 04/28/2016.

Achieving high treatment success for multidrug-resistant TB in Africa: initiation and scale-up of MDR TB care in Ethiopia--an observational cohort study.

Meressa D, Hurtado RM, Andrews JR, Diro E, Abato K, Daniel T, Prasad P, Prasad R, Fekade B, Tedla Y, Yusuf H, Tadesse M, Tefera D, Ashenafi A, Desta G, Aderaye G, Olson K, Thim S, Goldfeld AE

Thorax.. 2015 December 70 (12):1181-8. Epub 10/27/2015.

Legionella micdadei: A Forgotten Etiology of Growing Cavitary Nodules: A Case Report and Literature Review.

Lachant D, Prasad P

Case reports in pulmonology.. 2015 2015 :535012. Epub 09/15/2015.

A case of Lemierre's syndrome with septic shock and complicated parapneumonic effusions requiring intrapleural fibrinolysis.

Croft DP, Philippo SM, Prasad P

Respiratory medicine case reports.. 2015 16 :86-8. Epub 08/24/2015.

Impact and cost of the serum galactomannan assay at a tertiary care facility.

Prasad P, Fishman JA

Transplantation.. 2014 October 1598 (7):773-80. Epub 1900 01 01.

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