Rodrigo Cavallazzi, M.D.

Rodrigo Cavallazzi, M.D.

Rodrigo Cavallazi, M.D.

Rodrigo Cavallazi, M.D.

  • Associate Professor of Medicine
UofL Physicians Outpatient Center
401 East Chestnut Street, Ste. 310
Louisville, KY 40202
502-852-5841 - Academic Office
502-588-4600 - Patient Appointments

    Clinical Expertise
    General Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

     

    Board Certifications

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

    Education and Training

    • Medical School: Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina
    • Residency: Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo; University of Miami - Jackson Memorial Hospital
    • Fellowship: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

     

    Featured Publications

    • Weil D, Levesque E, McPhail M, Cavallazzi R, Theocharidou E, Cholongitas E, Galbois A, Pan HC, Karvellas CJ, Sauneuf B, Robert R, Fichet J, Piton G, Thevenot T, Capellier G, Di Martino V; METAREACIR Group.. Prognosis of cirrhotic patients admitted to intensive care unit: a meta-analysis. Ann Intensive Care. 2017 Dec;7(1):33. doi: 10.1186/s13613-017-0249-6. Epub 2017 Mar 21. PubMed PMID: 28321803; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5359266.
    • Burkes R, Pfister G, Guinn B, Cavallazzi R. Opioid overdose leading to intensive care unit admission: Epidemiology and outcomes. J Crit Care. 2017 Feb;37:261. doi: 10.1016/j.jcrc.2016.10.024. Epub 2016 Nov 4. PubMed PMID: 27876483.
    • Wiemken TL, Kelley RR, Fernandez-Botran R, Mattingly WA, Arnold FW, Furmanek SP, Restrepo MI, Chalmers JD, Peyrani P, Cavallazzi R, Bordon J, Aliberti S, Ramirez JA. Using cluster analysis of cytokines to identify patterns of inflammation in hospitalized patients with community-acquired pneumonia: a pilot study. Univ Louisville J Respir Infect. 2017;1(1):3-11. doi: 10.18297/jri/vol1/iss1/1/. Epub 2017 Jan 30. PubMed PMID: 28393141; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5382869.
    • El-Kersh K, Guardiola J, Cavallazzi R, Wiemken TL, Roman J, Saad M. Open and closed models of intensive care unit have different influences on infectious complications in a tertiary care center: A retrospective data analysis. Am J Infect Control. 2016 Dec 1;44(12):1744-1746. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2016.04.240. Epub 2016 Jul 7. PubMed PMID: 27397908.
    • Pfister GJ, Burkes RM, Guinn B, Steele J, Kelley RR, Wiemken TL, Saad M, Ramirez J, Cavallazzi R. Opioid overdose leading to intensive care unit admission: Epidemiology and outcomes. J Crit Care. 2016 Oct;35:29-32. doi: 10.1016/j.jcrc.2016.04.022. Epub 2016 Apr 30. PubMed PMID: 27481733.
    • Grava S, Lopes FA, Cavallazzi RS, Grassi MF, Svidzinski TI. A rare case of hemorrhagic pneumonia due to Cladosporium cladosporioides. J Bras Pneumol. 2016 Sep-Oct;42(5):392-394. doi: 10.1590/S1806-37562016000000079. English, Portuguese. PubMed PMID: 27812642; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5094879.
    • Burk M, El-Kersh K, Saad M, Wiemken T, Ramirez J, Cavallazzi R. Viral infection in community-acquired pneumonia: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Eur Respir Rev. 2016 Jun;25(140):178-88. doi: 10.1183/16000617.0076-2015. Review. PubMed PMID: 27246595.
    • Cavallazzi R, Maurici R, Ramirez JA. Tuberculosis is always a possibility (even in the intensive care unit). Rev Bras Ter Intensiva. 2016 Jun;28(2):97-9. doi: 10.5935/0103-507X.20160021. English, Portuguese. PubMed PMID: 27410402; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4943044.
    • El-Kersh K, Cavallazzi R, Patel PM, Senthilvel E. Effect of Sleep State and Position on Obstructive Respiratory Events Distribution in Adolescent Children. J Clin Sleep Med. 2016 Apr 15;12(4):513-7. doi: 10.5664/jcsm.5678. PubMed PMID: 26612510; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4795277.
    • Marik PE, Cavallazzi R. Extended Anticoagulant and Aspirin Treatment for the Secondary Prevention of Thromboembolic Disease: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. PLoS One. 2015 Nov 20;10(11):e0143252. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0143252. eCollection 2015. Review. PubMed PMID: 26587983; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4654552.