Cameron Dezfulian, MD, FAHA

Associate Professor of Critical Care Medicine and Clinical and Translational Science

Contact Information

dezfulianc[at]upmc.edu
412-692-7151

Administrative Assistant:
Natalie Nieman

Education & Training

BS, Biochemistry/ Molecular Biology, University of Florida, 1995
MD, Duke University, 1999
Residency, Internal Medicine & Pediatrics, University of Michigan, 2003
Fellowship, Critical Care Medicine, National Institutes of Health, 2007
Fellowship, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, John Hopkins University, 2008

Research, Clinical & Academic Interests

  • Adult and pediatric critical care medicine
  • Neuroprotection after cardiac arrest using NO/nitrite
  • Post-resuscitation critical care optimization
  • Phenotyping of injury patterns after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest


Dezfulian C, Kenny E, Lamade A, Misse A, Krehel N, St. Croix C, Kelley EE, Jackson TC, Uray T, Rackley J, Kochanek PM. Mechanistic characterization of nitrite‐mediated neuroprotection after experimental cardiac arrest. Journal of neurochemistry. 2016 Nov;139(3):419-31.

Uray T, Lamade A, Elmer J, Drabek T, Stezoski JP, Missé A, Janesko-Feldman K, Garman RH, Chen N, Kochanek PM, Dezfulian C. Phenotyping Cardiac Arrest: Bench and Bedside Characterization of Brain and Heart Injury Based on Etiology. Critical care medicine. 2018 Jun 1;46(6):e508-15.

Jentzer JC, Scutella M, Pike F, Fitzgibbon J, Krehel NM, Kowalski L, Callaway CW, Rittenberger JC, Reynolds JC, Barsness GW, Dezfulian C. Early coronary angiography and percutaneous coronary intervention are associated with improved outcomes after out of hospital cardiac arrest. Resuscitation. 2018 Feb 28;123:15-21.

Jentzer JC, Scutella M, Pike F, Fitzgibbon J, Krehel NM, Kowalski L, Callaway CW, Rittenberger JC, Reynolds JC, Barsness GW, Dezfulian C. Early coronary angiography and percutaneous coronary intervention are associated with improved outcomes after out of hospital cardiac arrest. Resuscitation. 2018 Feb 28;123:15-21.
 

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Scientist, Safar Center for Resuscitation Research
Faculty, Vascular Medicine Institute
Faculty, UPMC Post-Cardiac Arrest Service
 

Fellow, American Heart Association, 2018
Pitt Innovation Challenge Award, 2018
Faculty of 1000 (F1000), Emergency and Critical Care Medicine, 2015
Top Abstract, Nitric Oxide Gordon Conference, 2015