Juan J. Guardiola-Sala, M.D.

Juan J. Guardiola-Sala, M.D.

Juan J. Guardiola-Sala, M.D.

Juan J. Guardiola-Sala, M.D.

  • Associate Professor of Medicine
  • Chief, Pulmonary and Critical Care Section, Robley Rex Veterans Affairs Medical Center
  • Director, Sleep Fellowship Program

VA Medical Center
800 Zorn Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206
502-852-5841 - Academic Office
502-287-4000 - VAMC


Clinical Expertise
Pulmonary Hypertension; Critical Care Medicine; Lung Cancer

 

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine -
    Internal Medicine / Pulmonary Disease / Sleep Medicine
  • American Board of Sleep Medicine
  • American Board of Examiners

Education and Training

  • Medical School: Central University of Barcelona, Spain
  • Residency: University of Louisville Hospital
  • Fellowship: University of Louisville

 

Recent Publications

    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Guardiola J, Moffett B, Li H, Punnakkattu R, Moldoveanu B, Liu J, Du L, Yu J. Airway mechanosensor behavior during application of positive end-expiratory pressure. Respiration. 2014;88(4):339-44. doi: 10.1159/000364947. Epub 2014 Aug 26. PubMed PMID: 25171767.
    • El-Kersh K, Rawasia WF, Chaddha U, Guardiola J. Rarity revisited: cryptococcal peritonitis. BMJ Case Rep. 2013 Jul 10;2013. pii: bcr2013009099. doi: 10.1136/bcr-2013-009099. Review. PubMed PMID: 23845672; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3736299.
    • Sarmiento X, Guardiola JJ, Soler M. [Alcohol and acute respiratory distress syndrome: casuality or causality?]. Med Clin (Barc). 2013 Jun 18;140(12):546-53. doi: 10.1016/j.medcli.2012.09.011. Epub 2012 Nov 21. Review. Spanish. PubMed PMID: 23177306.
    • El-Kersh K, Perez RL, Guardiola J. Pulmonary IgG4+ Rosai-Dorfman disease. BMJ Case Rep. 2013 Apr 10;2013. pii: bcr2012008324. doi: 10.1136/bcr-2012-008324. PubMed PMID: 23580672; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3644931.
    • Lin S, Li H, Xu L, Moldoveanu B, Guardiola J, Yu J. Arachidonic acid products in airway nociceptor activation during acute lung injury. Exp Physiol. 2011 Sep;96(9):966-76. doi: 10.1113/expphysiol.2011.058263. Epub 2011 May 27. PubMed PMID: 21622966; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3162081.
    • Sarmiento X, Guardiola JJ, Almirall J, Mesalles E, Mate JL, Soler M, Klamburg J. Discrepancy between clinical criteria for diagnosing acute respiratory distress syndrome secondary to community acquired pneumonia with autopsy findings of diffuse alveolar damage. Respir Med. 2011 Aug;105(8):1170-5. doi: 10.1016/j.rmed.2011.04.001. Epub 2011 May 12. PubMed PMID: 21570273.
    • Liang YJ, Zhou P, Wongba W, Guardiola J, Walker J, Yu J. Pulmonary innervation, inflammation and carcinogenesis. Sheng Li Xue Bao. 2010 Jun 25;62(3):191-5. PubMed PMID: 20571734.
    • Li H, Du L, Otmishi P, He Y, Guardiola J, Yu J. Opposite responses to lidocaine between intrapulmonary mechanical and chemical sensors. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2009 Sep;297(3):R853-8. doi: 10.1152/ajpregu.00013.2009. Epub 2009 Jul 15. PubMed PMID: 19605767; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2739778.