Paula Peyrani, M.D.

Paula Peyrani, M.D.

Paula Peyrani, M.D.

Paula Peyrani, M.D.

  • Instructor of Medicine
  • Medical Director, HIV Clinic
  • Project Director HIV Clinic, Ryan White Care Act
  • Associate Director, Study Design and Development, Clinical and Translational Research Support Center (CTRSC)

University of Louisville Health Care Outpatient Center
401 East Chestnut Street, Ste. 310
Louisville, KY 40202

502-852-3905 - Academic Office
502-588-4600 - Patient Appointments


Clinical Expertise
Infectious Diseases

 

Education and Training

  • Medical School: University of Buenos Aires
  • Residency: University of Buenos Aires
  • Fellowship: University of Louisville

 

Recent Publications

      • Peyrani P, Ramirez J. What is the best therapeutic approach to methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus pneumonia? Curr Opin Infect Dis. 2015 Apr;28(2):164-70. doi: 10.1097/QCO.0000000000000149. PubMed PMID: 25692268.
      • Wiemken TL, Kelley RR, Carrico RM, Binford LE, Guinn BE, Mattingly WA, Peyrani P, Ramirez JA. Efficacy of a novel skin antiseptic against carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae. Am J Infect Control. 2015 Feb 5. pii: S0196-6553(14)01377-7. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2014.12.007. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 25660077.
      • Lanspa MJ, Peyrani P, Wiemken T, Wilson EL, Ramirez JA, Dean NC. Characteristics associated with clinician diagnosis of aspiration pneumonia: a descriptive study of afflicted patients and their outcomes. J Hosp Med. 2015 Feb;10(2):90-6. doi: 10.1002/jhm.2280. Epub 2014 Nov 1. PubMed PMID: 25363892; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4310822.
      • Haubitz S, Hitz F, Graedel L, Batschwaroff M, Wiemken TL, Peyrani P, Ramirez JA, Fux CA, Mueller B, Schuetz P. Ruling out Legionella in community-acquired pneumonia. Am J Med. 2014 Oct;127(10):1010.e11-9. doi: 10.1016/j.amjmed.2014.03.042. Epub 2014 May 6. PubMed PMID: 24813862.
      • Wiemken TL, Curran DR, Kelley RR, Pacholski EB, Carrico RM, Peyrani P, Khan MS, Ramirez JA. Evaluation of the effectiveness of improved hydrogen peroxide in the operating room. Am J Infect Control. 2014 Sep;42(9):1004-5. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2014.05.002. Epub 2014 Jun 14. PubMed PMID: 24939514.
      • 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.
      • Peyrani P, Wiemken TL, Kelley R, Zervos MJ, Kett DH, File TM Jr, Stein GE, Ford KD, Scerpella EG, Welch V, Ramirez JA; IMPACT-HAP Study Group. Higher clinical success in patients with ventilator-associated pneumonia due to methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus treated with linezolid compared with vancomycin: results from the IMPACT-HAP study. Crit Care. 2014 Jun 10;18(3):R118. doi: 10.1186/cc13914. PubMed PMID: 24916853; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4095575.
      • Wiemken TL, Carrico RM, Klein SL, Jonsson CB, Peyrani P, Kelley RR, Aliberti S, Blasi F, Fernandez-Gonzalez R, Lopardo G, Ramirez JA; CAPO Investigators. The effectiveness of the polysaccharide pneumococcal vaccine for the prevention of hospitalizations due to Streptococcus pneumoniae community-acquired pneumonia in the elderly differs between the sexes: results from the Community-Acquired Pneumonia Organization (CAPO) international cohort study. Vaccine. 2014 Apr 17;32(19):2198-203. doi: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2014.02.048. Epub 2014 Mar 6. PubMed PMID: 24613522.
      • Wiemken TL, Kelley RR, Pacholski EB, Carrico KW, Peyrani P, Carrico RM, Ramirez JA. The role of infection prevention conferences to build and maintain knowledge-sharing networks: a longitudinal evaluation. Am J Infect Control. 2014 Feb;42(2):209-11. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2013.07.018. Epub 2013 Dec 17. PubMed PMID: 24355491.
      • 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.