Rod A. Ghassemzadeh, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Critical Care Medicine and Pediatrics
  • Assistant Program Director, UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh Pediatric Critical Care Fellowship Training Program

    Education & Training

  • BS, Biological Sciences, University of Connecticut, 2007
  • MD, University of Connecticut, 2011
  • Residency, Pediatrics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 2014
  • Fellowship, Pediatric Cardiology, Cleveland Clinic Children's, 2017
  • Fellowship, Critical Care Medicine, Stanford University, 2019
Leo M. Davidoff Society Induction, Outstanding Achievement in the Teaching of Medical Students, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 2014
Cleveland Clinic Excellence in Teaching Award, 2017
Research Interests
  • Pediatric cardiac intensive care
  • Mechanical circulatory support
  • Pediatric heart failure
  • Medical simulation and debriefing, and medical education