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. 690
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 São Paulo; University of Miami - Jackson Memorial Hospital
    • Fellowship: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

    Featured Publications

    • Cavallazzi R, Ramirez J. Community-acquired pneumonia in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Curr Opin Infect Dis. 2020 Apr;33(2):173-181. doi: 10.1097/QCO.0000000000000639. PubMed PMID: 32022741.
    • Cavallazzi RS, Polivka BJ, Beatty BL, Antimisiaris DE, Gopalraj RK, Vickers-Smith RA, Folz RJ. Current Bronchodilator Responsiveness Criteria Underestimate Asthma in Older Adults. Respir Care. 2020 Feb 18. pii: respcare.07132. doi: 10.4187/respcare.07132. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 32071132.
    • Peyrani P, Arnold FW, Bordon J, Furmanek S, Luna CM, Cavallazzi R, Ramirez J. Incidence and Mortality of Adults Hospitalized With Community-Acquired Pneumonia According to Clinical Course. Chest. 2020 Jan;157(1):34-41. doi: 10.1016/j.chest.2019.09.022. Epub 2019 Oct 11. PubMed PMID: 31610158.
    • Price JD, Cavallazzi R. Predicting Outcomes in Sepsis. Am J Med Sci. 2019 Sep;358(3):173-174. doi: 10.1016/j.amjms.2019.05.010. Epub 2019 May 31. PubMed PMID: 31300149.
    • Zeb H, Jalil BA, Cavallazzi R. A 77-Year-Old Man With Acute Blood Loss and No Apparent Hemorrhage. Chest. 2019 Sep;156(3):e73-e76. doi: 10.1016/j.chest.2019.04.137. PubMed PMID: 31511164.
    • Varajic B, Cavallazzi R, Mann J, Furmanek S, Guardiola J, Saad M. High versus low mean arterial pressures in hepatorenal syndrome: A randomized controlled pilot trial. J Crit Care. 2019 Aug;52:186-192. doi: 10.1016/j.jcrc.2019.04.006. Epub 2019 Apr 15. PubMed PMID: 31096099.
    • Gearhart AM, Furmanek S, English C, Ramirez J, Cavallazzi R. Predicting the need for ICU admission in community-acquired pneumonia. Respir Med. 2019 Aug;155:61-65. doi: 10.1016/j.rmed.2019.07.007. Epub 2019 Jul 8. PubMed PMID: 31302580.
    • Borkhetaria N, Howsare M, Cavallazzi R. A 30-Year-Old Woman With Tricuspid Valvectomy Presents With Shock. Chest. 2019 Jan;155(1):e5-e7. doi: 10.1016/j.chest.2018.08.1090. PubMed PMID: 30616744.
    • Cavallazzi R, Ramirez JA. Influenza and Viral Pneumonia. Clin Chest Med. 2018 Dec;39(4):703-721. doi: 10.1016/j.ccm.2018.07.005. Review. PubMed PMID: 30390743.
    • Jalil BA, Cavallazzi R. Predicting fluid responsiveness: A review of literature and a guide for the clinician. Am J Emerg Med. 2018 Nov;36(11):2093-2102. doi: 10.1016/j.ajem.2018.08.037. Epub 2018 Aug 14. Review. PubMed PMID: 30122506.