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 / 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

 

Featured Publications

  • Sirgo G, Esteban F, Gómez J, Moreno G, Rodríguez A, Blanch L, Guardiola JJ, Gracia R, De Haro L, Bodí M. Validation of the ICU-DaMa tool for automatically extracting variables for minimum dataset and quality indicators: The importance of data quality assessment. Int J Med Inform. 2018 Apr;112:166-172. doi: 10.1016/j.ijmedinf.2018.02.007. Epub 2018 Feb 10. PubMed PMID: 29500016.
  • Jalil B, Thompson P, Cavallazzi R, Marik P, Mann J, El-Kersh K, Guardiola J, Saad M. Comparing Changes in Carotid Flow Time and Stroke Volume Induced by Passive Leg Raising. Am J Med Sci. 2018 Feb;355(2):168-173. doi: 10.1016/j.amjms.2017.09.006. Epub 2017 Sep 20. PubMed PMID: 29406045.
  • El-Kersh K, Jalil B, McClave SA, Cavallazzi R, Guardiola J, Guilkey K, Persaud AK, Furmanek SP, Guinn BE, Wiemken TL, Alhariri BC, Kellie SP, Saad M. Enteral nutrition as stress ulcer prophylaxis in critically ill patients: A randomized controlled exploratory study. J Crit Care. 2018 Feb;43:108-113. doi: 10.1016/j.jcrc.2017.08.036. Epub 2017 Aug 26. PubMed PMID: 28865339.
  • Chaudhary D, Subhash A, Galvis J, Guardiola J. Bilateral thigh methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus necrotising fasciitis in a man with newly diagnosed Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). BMJ Case Rep. 2017 Jan 30;2017. pii: bcr2016218468. doi: 10.1136/bcr-2016-218468. PubMed PMID: 28137904.
  • Moffett BK, Panchabhai TS, Nakamatsu R, Arnold FW, Peyrani P, Wiemken T, Guardiola J, Ramirez JA. Comparing posteroanterior with lateral and anteroposterior chest radiography in the initial detection of parapneumonic effusions. Am J Emerg Med. 2016 Dec;34(12):2402-2407. doi: 10.1016/j.ajem.2016.09.021. Epub 2016 Sep 14. PubMed PMID: 27793503.
  • 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.
  • Temprano A, Sembongi H, Han GS, Sebastián D, Capellades J, Moreno C, Guardiola J, Wabitsch M, Richart C, Yanes O, Zorzano A, Carman GM, Siniossoglou S, Miranda M. Redundant roles of the phosphatidate phosphatase family in triacylglycerol synthesis in human adipocytes. Diabetologia. 2016 Sep;59(9):1985-94. doi: 10.1007/s00125-016-4018-0. Epub 2016 Jun 25. PubMed PMID: 27344312; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4969345.
  • 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.