Rodrigo Cavallazzi, M.D.

Rodrigo Cavallazzi, M.D.

Rodrigo Cavallazi, M.D.

Rodrigo Cavallazi, M.D.

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • University of Louisville Health Care 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

    • 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 Feb 21. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 24557760.
    • Cavallazzi R, Wiemken T, Christensen D, Peyrani P, Blasi F, Levy G, Aliberti S, Kelley R, Ramirez J; Community-Acquired Pneumonia Organization (CAPO) Investigators. Predicting Mycobacterium tuberculosis in patients with community-acquired pneumonia. Eur Respir J. 2014 Jan;43(1):178-84. doi: 10.1183/09031936.00017813. Epub 2013 Jun 21. PubMed PMID: 23794467.
    • Marik PE, Cavallazzi R. Does the central venous pressure predict fluid responsiveness? An updated meta-analysis and a plea for some common sense. Crit Care Med. 2013 Jul;41(7):1774-81. doi: 10.1097/CCM.0b013e31828a25fd. PubMed PMID: 23774337.
    • Maxwell PJ 4th, Montgomery SC, Cavallazzi R, Martindale RG. What micronutrient deficiencies should be considered in distinct neurological disorders? Curr Gastroenterol Rep. 2013 Jul;15(7):331. doi: 10.1007/s11894-013-0331-7. Review. PubMed PMID: 23715884.
    • Allen KS, Mehta I, Cavallazzi R. When does nutrition impact respiratory function? Curr Gastroenterol Rep. 2013 Jun;15(6):327. doi: 10.1007/s11894-013-0327-3. Review. PubMed PMID: 23636903.
    • Cavallazzi R, Saad M, Marik PE. Delirium in the ICU: an overview. Ann Intensive Care. 2012 Dec 27;2(1):49. doi: 10.1186/2110-5820-2-49. PubMed PMID: 23270646; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3539890.
    • Kellie SP, Scott MJ, Cavallazzi R, Wiemken TL, Goss L, Parker D, Saad M. Procedural and Educational Interventions to Reduce Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia Rate and Central Line-Associated Blood Stream Infection Rate. J Intensive Care Med. 2012 Nov 15. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 23753223.
    • Cavallazzi R, Awe OO, Vasu TS, Hirani A, Vaid U, Leiby BE, Kraft WK, Kane GC. Model for End-Stage Liver Disease score for predicting outcome in critically ill medical patients with liver cirrhosis. J Crit Care. 2012 Aug;27(4):424.e1-6. doi: 10.1016/j.jcrc.2011.11.014. Epub 2012 Jan 9. PubMed PMID: 22227088.
    • Kwok CS, Arthur AK, Anibueze CI, Singh S, Cavallazzi R, Loke YK. Risk of Clostridium difficile infection with acid suppressing drugs and antibiotics: meta-analysis. Am J Gastroenterol. 2012 Jul;107(7):1011-9. doi: 10.1038/ajg.2012.108. Epub 2012 Apr 24. Erratum in: Am J Gastroenterol. 2014 Jan;109(1):144. PubMed PMID: 22525304.
    • Kwok CS, Yeong JK, Turner RM, Cavallazzi R, Singh S, Loke YK. Statins and associated risk of pneumonia: a systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies. Eur J Clin Pharmacol. 2012 May;68(5):747-55. doi: 10.1007/s00228-011-1159-4. Epub 2011 Nov 15. Review. PubMed PMID: 22083167.