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

     

    Recent Publications

        • 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. 2015 Nov 19. pii: jc-00286-15. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26612510.
        • El-Kersh K, Chaddha U, Sinha RS, Saad M, Guardiola J, Cavallazzi R. Predictive Role of Admission Lactate Level in Critically Ill Patients with Acute Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding. J Emerg Med. 2015 Sep;49(3):318-25. doi: 10.1016/j.jemermed.2015.04.008. Epub 2015 Jun 22. PubMed PMID: 26113379.
        • Cavallazzi R, Wiemken T, Arnold FW, Luna CM, Bordon J, Kelley R, Feldman C, Chalmers JD, Torres A, Ramirez J. Outcomes in patients with community-acquired pneumonia admitted to the intensive care unit. Respir Med. 2015 Jun;109(6):743-50. doi: 10.1016/j.rmed.2015.04.007. Epub 2015 Apr 24. PubMed PMID: 25956021.
        • El-Kersh K, Cavallazzi R, Saad M, Guardiola J. Unusual placement of a central venous catheter: left pericardiophrenic vein. West J Emerg Med. 2015 May;16(3):422-3. doi: 10.5811/westjem.2015.2.25656. Epub 2015 Apr 2. PubMed PMID: 25987919; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4427216.
        • Mann J, Cavallazzi R. Marked serum procalcitonin level in response to isolated anaphylactic shock. Am J Emerg Med. 2015 Jan;33(1):125.e5-6. doi: 10.1016/j.ajem.2014.05.053. Epub 2014 Jun 12. PubMed PMID: 25034495.
        • 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. PubMed PMID: 26587983; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4654552.
        • El-Kersh K, Fraig M, Cavallazzi R, Saad M, Perez RL. Pulmonary necrobiotic nodules in Crohn's disease: a rare extra-intestinal manifestation. Respir Care. 2014 Dec;59(12):e190-2. doi: 10.4187/respcare.03176. Epub 2014 Jul 15. PubMed PMID: 25233391.
        • Cavallazzi R, El-Kersh K, Abu-Atherah E, Singh S, Loke YK, Wiemken T, Ramirez J. Midregional proadrenomedullin for prognosis in community-acquired pneumonia: a systematic review. Respir Med. 2014 Nov;108(11):1569-80. Review. PubMed PMID: 25448309.
        • El-Kersh K, Chaddha U, Cavallazzi R, Saad M. The use of endobronchial ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration (EBUS-FNA) in the diagnosis of lymphatic cryptococcosis. BMJ Case Rep. 2014 Sep 24;2014. pii: bcr2014207005. doi: 10.1136/bcr-2014-207005. PubMed PMID: 25253488.
        • Fernandez-Botran R, Uriarte SM, Arnold FW, Rodriguez-Hernandez L, Rane MJ, Peyrani P, Wiemken T, Kelley R, Uppatla S, Cavallazzi R, Blasi F, Morlacchi L, Aliberti S, Jonsson C, Ramirez JA, Bordon J. Contrasting inflammatory responses in severe and non-severe community-acquired pneumonia. Inflammation. 2014 Aug;37(4):1158-66. doi: 10.1007/s10753-014-9840-2. PubMed PMID: 24557760.