Carol J. Buzzard, M.D.

Carol J. Buzzard, M.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 631
Rochester, NY 14642

Fax: (585) 442-0104
Administrative: (585) 275-6096

Research Bio

Dr. Buzzard's research interests include: (1) fetal cardiology, (2) the Troponin Study-Evaluation of myocardial injury in acutely ill infants and children, and (3) NICU Line Study-Assessment of long term effects of indwelling umbilical venous catheters and PSC lines in premature infants.

Awards & Honors (Local)

Ruth A. Lawrence Faculty Service Award | Golisano Children's Hospital | University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY 1999
Young Investigator Award | AHA Scientific Conference | Functional and Structural Mechanisms of Vascular Control 1992

Recent Journal Articles

Showing the 5 most recent journal articles. 11 available »

2006 Jul
Butler-O'Hara M, Buzzard CJ, Reubens L, McDermott MP, DiGrazio W, D'Angio CT. "A randomized trial comparing long-term and short-term use of umbilical venous catheters in premature infants with birth weights of less than 1251 grams." Pediatrics. 2006 Jul; 118(1):e25-35. Epub 2006 Jun 19.
2005 May
Buzzard, CJ. "Implementation of a Fetal Cardiology Comprehensive Program at a Moderate Sized University Medical Center". Progress in Pediatric Cardiology. 2005; 20((1)): 39-44.
2000 Jan
Mendelsohn AM, Buzzard CJ, Lerner NB, Ling FS. "Transumbilical balloon angioplasty of subclavian artery thrombosis in a neonate." Catheterization and cardiovascular interventions : official journal of the Society for Cardiac Angiography & Interventions. 2000 Jan; 49(1):56-60.
1999 Aug
Skulski R, Snider JM, Buzzard CJ, Ling FS, Mendelsohn AM. "Transcatheter closure of a patent foramen ovale following mitral valve replacement." The Annals of thoracic surgery. 1999 Aug; 68(2):582-3.
Buzzard, CJ.; Grenier, MA.; Wilk, DB.; Rifai, N.; Lipsitz, SR.; Davis, CM.; Reh, DD.; Colan, SD.; Lipshultz, SE. "Clinically occult cardiac abnormalities in acutely ill children". Pediatr Res. 1999; 45: 20A.

Current Appointments

Associate Professor - Department of Pediatrics, Cardiology (SMD) - Primary


Pediatrics - American Board of Pediatrics
Pediatric Cardiology - American Board of Pediatrics


MD | Medicine | SUNY at Stony Brook School of Medicine1986
BS | Mechanical Engineering | University of Notre Dame1982

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship in Pediatric Cardiology at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center07/01/1989 - 06/30/1992
Residency in Pediatrics at Children's Medical Center of Dallas07/01/1987 - 06/30/1989
Internship in Pediatrics at Children's Medical Center of Dallas07/01/1986 - 06/30/1987