Peter J. Papadakos, M.D.

Peter J. Papadakos, M.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 604
Rochester, NY 14642

Office: (585) 275-2141
Fax: (585) 244-7271


The biographical information for Peter J. Papadakos, M.D. is not currently available.

Awards & Honors (National)

Keynote Address | Canadian Society of Respiratory Therapy 2005

Awards & Honors (Local)

Best Doctors in America 2006
Shining Star, Mentoring Award | Honeoye Falls Lima High School for mentor 2006
Ronald Reagan Medal for service to Congressional Committee | Congressional Committee 2004
America's Top Physicians 2003
Keynote Speaker, Gift of Life Celebration, presented by Finger Lakes Donor Recovery Network 2001
Keynote Address, 28th Annual Critical Care Symposium, Oregon Chapter of the Society of Critical Care Medicine, November 30, 2001 2001
Keynote Graduation Speaker, Respiratory Care Program, Genesee College, SUNY 1999
The Best Doctors in America 1998
President's Citation, Society of Critical Care Medicine 1997
Best Doctors in America, Northeast Region 1997
Elected as a Fellow of the American College of Critical Care Medicine 1996
Elected as a Fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians 1994
Teacher of the Year, Department of Anesthesiology, University of Rochester 1992
U.S. Navy Principal Research Award 1975

Recent Journal Articles

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2007 Apr
Miranda DR, Gommers D, Papadakos PJ, Lachmann B. "Mechanical ventilation affects pulmonary inflammation in cardiac surgery patients: the role of the open-lung concept." Journal of cardiothoracic and vascular anesthesia. 2007 Apr; 21(2):279-84. Epub 2006 May 04.
2006 May
Papadakos PJ. "The long and short of sedation practices: daily interruption or bolus dosing?" Critical care medicine. 2006 May; 34(5):1544-5.
2004 Feb
Lustik SJ, Papadakos PJ, Jackman KV, Rubery PT, Kaplan KL, Chhibber AK. "Nicardipine versus nitroprusside for deliberate hypotension during idiopathic scoliosis repair." Journal of clinical anesthesia. 2004 Feb; 16(1):25-33.
2004 Feb
Haitsma JJ, Papadakos PJ, Lachmann B. "Surfactant therapy for acute lung injury/acute respiratory distress syndrome." Current opinion in critical care. 2004 Feb; 10(1):18-22.
Lachmann, RA; Papadakos, PJ; Lachmann, B. "Protecting the Lung during Mechanical Ventilation." Anaesthesiologica Italia, ARRi del Congresso S.T.A.R.E.D., Acta. 2004; : 146-150. Link

Current Appointments

Professor - Department of Anesthesiology (SMD) - Primary
Professor - Department of Neurology (SMD)
Professor - Department of Neurosurgery (SMD)
Professor - Department of Surgery, Cardiac (SMD)


Critical Care Medicine - American Board of Anesthesiology
Anesthesiology - American Board of Anesthesiology


MD | Medicine | Mount Sinai School Medicine1983
BA | Not Classifiable | New York University1979

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship in Anesthesiology at Mt Sinai Nyc08/01/1987 - 07/31/1988
Residency in Anesthesiology at Mt Sinai Nyc07/01/1985 - 06/30/1987
Internship in Surgery at Mt Sinai Nyc07/01/1983 - 06/30/1984