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Anthony P. Pietropaoli, M.D.

Pulmonary

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Phone Numbers

Office: (585) 275-4861

Fax: (585) 273-1058

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Biography

Professional Background

Dr. Anthony Pietropaoli was born and raised in Rochester, NY. He graduated from the College of the Holy Cross ith a B.A. degree, majoring in English & Pre-medical studies. He attended Upstate Medical University and then moved to Pittsburgh for internship, residency, and chief residency in Internal Medicine. Dr. Pietropaoli spent two years practicing General Internal Medicine before making the decision to specialize in Pulmonary & Critic al Care Medicine. He completed this fellowship at the University of Rochester in 1999, joining the faculty thereafter. He has served a number of roles in the division and medical center, currently directing the Medical Intensive Care Unit, the Respiratory Therapy Department, and the Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program. His clinical interests broad, but he spends most of his clinical time on all things critical care, pleural disease, and pulmonary rehabilitation.

Research

Dr. Pietropaoli developed and leads a critical care translational research program at the University of Rochester. During this time we have enrolled over 500 critically ill patients and volunteers in our cohort studies, made new observations about the relationships between NO metabolism, red blood cell dysfunction, neutrophil dysfunction, vascular function, and clinical outcomes, and forged strong collaborations with clinical and basic science investigators across a number of university departments.

Dr. Pietropaoli also collaborates with investigators in laboratory and transfusion medicine investigating the "storage lesion" that develops in banked blood and clinical outcomes in critically ill transfusion recipients.

Dr. Pietropaoli also investigates the epidemiology of critical care medicine. He is the UR principal investigator for the Critical Illness Outcomes Study, a nationwide cohort study involving over 6,000 patients in 69 U.S. ICUs designed to examine relationships between patient characteristics, ICU characteristics, and mortality

Dr. Pietropaoli's long-term goal is to nurture the growth and productivity of this comprehensive, multidisciplinary critical care research program, promoting new discoveries that improve outcomes for our critically ill population.

Credentials

Faculty Appointments

Specialties

  • Critical Care Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease - American Board of Internal Medicine

Education

1986
BA | College of The Holy Cross
English and Pre-Medical

1990
MD | SUNY Upstate Medical University
Medicine

2008
Masters in Public Health, Clinical Investigation Track | University of Rochester
Clinical Research

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

06/24/1990 - 05/31/1991
Internship in Internal Medicine at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

07/01/1996 - 06/30/1999
Fellowship in Internal Medicine: Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine at University of Rochester Medical Center

06/01/1991 - 07/01/1994
Residency in Internal Medicine at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

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Awards

2016
Highland Medicine Teaching Award
Sponsor: For contributions to residency education at Highland Hospital

2015
Arthur W. Bauman Teaching Award (for outstanding educational contributions to the Internal Medicine Residency Program)

2005 - 2007
Lawrence A. Kohn Senior Teaching Fellow Award
Sponsor: University of Rochester, Department of Medicine

2003 - Present
Best Doctors in America
Sponsor: America's Best Doctors

2003 - 2005
America's Top Physicians
Sponsor: Consumer Research Council of America

2003
Arthur W. Bauman Teaching Award (for outstanding educational contributions to the Internal Medicine Residency Program)
Sponsor: University of Rochester, Department of Medicine

2001 - Present
Fellow, American College of Chest Physicians

2001
Young Leaders in Pulmonary Medicine
Sponsor: Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals
Location: San Antonio, Texas

2001
Selected participant, Symposium on Leadership Development in Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine
Sponsor: American College of Chest Physicians
Location: Philadephia, PA

1990 - Present
Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society

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Publications

Journal Articles

5/4/2017
Blumberg N, Cholette JM, Schmidt AE, Phipps RP, Spinelli SL, Heal JM, Pietropaoli AP, Refaai MA, Sime PJ. "Management of Platelet Disorders and Platelet Transfusions in ICU Patients." Transfusion medicine reviews.. 2017 May 4; Epub 2017 May 04.

10/21/2016
Tsang G, Insel MB, Weis JM, Morgan MA, Gough MS, Frasier LM, Mack CM, Doolin KP, Graves BT, Apostolakos MJ, Pietropaoli AP. "Bioavailable estradiol concentrations are elevated and predict mortality in septic patients: a prospective cohort study." Critical care : the official journal of the Critical Care Forum.. 2016 Oct 21; 20(1):335. Epub 2016 Oct 21.

9/2/2016
Wexler O, Gough MS, Morgan MA, Mack CM, Apostolakos MJ, Doolin KP, Mooney RA, Arning E, Bottiglieri T, Pietropaoli AP. "Methionine Metabolites in Patients With Sepsis." Journal of intensive care medicine.. 2016 Sep 2; Epub 2016 Sep 02.

Books & Chapters

2005
Chapter Title: "Human Clinical Studies of Airborne Pollutants"
Book Title: Toxicology of the Lung
Author List: Frampton, MW, Pietropaoli, AP, Morrow, PE, Utell, MJ
Edited By: Gardner, DE
Published By: CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group2005 in Boca Raton

2004
Chapter Title: "Gender Differences in the Sepsis Syndrome: Clinical Evidence and Potential Mechanisms"
Book Title: Principles of Gender Specific Medicine
Author List: Pietropaoli, AP
Edited By: Marianne Legato
Published By: Elsevier Academic Press2004 in San Diego

2001
Chapter Title: "Approach to Mechanical Ventilation"
Book Title: The ICU Manual
Author List: Pietropaoli, AP
Edited By: Apostolakos, MJ, Papadakos, PJ
Published By: McGraw-HIll2001 in New York

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