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Michael J. Apostolakos, M.D.

Pulmonary

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Office: (585) 275-2050

Fax: (585) 273-1126

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Biography

Professional Background

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

Credentials

Faculty Appointments

Specialties

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

Education

1983
BS | St Univ at Buffalo
Pharmacy

1987
MD | Univ at Buffalo SUNY School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences
Medicine

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/1987 - 06/30/1988
Internship in Internal Medicine at University of Rochester Medical Center

07/01/1988 - 06/30/1990
Residency in Internal Medicine at University of Rochester Medical Center

09/01/1990 - 06/30/1993
Fellowship in Internal Medicine: Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine at University of Rochester Medical Center

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Awards

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

2012
Selected a top "I CARE" provider
Location: University of Rochester Medical Center

2011 - 2012
Selected as one of the "Best Doctors in America"
Sponsor: America's Best Doctors

2011 - 2012
Arthur W. Bauman Teaching Award
Sponsor: Department of Medicine
Location: University of Rochester

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

2010
Rochester Business Journal Health Care Achievement Award for Innovation

2009 - 2010
Selected as one of the "Best Doctors in America"
Sponsor: America's Best Doctors

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

2009
Team Excellence Award
Sponsor: University of Rochester Medical Center Board

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

2007 - 2008
Selected for Special Commendation for third year Medical School Teaching during the academic year
Sponsor: University of Rochester Medical Center

2007 - 2008
Selected as one of the "Best Doctors in America"
Sponsor: America's Best Doctors

2005 - 2006
Selected as one of the "Best Doctors in America"
Sponsor: America's Best Doctors

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

2004
Physician Excellence Award
Sponsor: University of Rochester Medical Center Board

2003 - 2004
Selected as one of the "Best Doctors in America"
Sponsor: America's Best Doctors

2002
Selected, Torchbearer for 2002 Winter Olympics

2001 - 2002
Selected as one of the "Best Doctors in America"
Sponsor: America's Best Doctors

1995 - 1996
Emergency Medicine Resident Teaching Award
Sponsor: University of Rochester Medical Center

1995
Elected Fellow
Sponsor: America College of Chest Physicians

1994 - 1995
Arthur W. Bauman Teaching Award
Sponsor: Department of Medicine
Location: University of Rochester Medical Center

1985
Alpha Omega Alpha
Sponsor: National Medical Honor Society

1982
Rho Chi
Sponsor: National Pharmacy Honor Society

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Publications

Journal Articles

2013
Lachant DJ, Apostolakos M, Pietropaoli A. "Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Prostatic Abscess with Bacteremia." Case reports in infectious diseases. 2013 2013:613961. Epub 2013 Dec 24.

12/12/2012
Wexler O, Morgan MA, Gough MS, Steinmetz SD, Mack CM, Darling DC, Doolin KP, Apostolakos MJ, Graves BT, Frampton MW, Chen X, Pietropaoli AP. "Brachial artery reactivity in patients with severe sepsis: an observational study." Critical care : the official journal of the Critical Care Forum.. 2012 Dec 12; 16(2):R38. Epub 2012 Dec 12.

6/2011
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. "The ratio of arginine to dimethylarginines is reduced and predicts outcomes in patients with severe sepsis." Critical care medicine.. 2011 Jun 0; 39(6):1351-8.

Books & Chapters

2015
Chapter Title: Pulmonary Embolism, Part I
Book Title: Peri-Facts
Author List: Peterson L and Apostolakos, MJ
Published By: University of Rochester2015

2015
Chapter Title: Pulmonary Embolism, Part II
Book Title: Peri-Facts
Author List: Peterson L and Apostolakos, MJ
Published By: University of Rochester2015

2013
Chapter Title: Health Care-associated Pneumonia
Book Title: Hospital Medicine Clinics
Author List: Magnuson, RJ and Apostolakos, MJ
Published By: Hospital Medicine Clinics2013

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