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Gregory A Volturo MD

TitleChair and Professor
Endowed TitleRichard V. Aghababian, MD’74, Chair in Emergency Medicine
InstitutionUMass Chan Medical School
DepartmentEmergency Medicine
AddressUMass Chan Medical School
55 Lake Avenue North
Worcester MA 01655
Phone508-421-1453
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    InstitutionT.H. Chan School of Medicine
    DepartmentEmergency Medicine

    InstitutionT.H. Chan School of Medicine
    DepartmentMedicine


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    Rutgers University- New Brunswick, New Brunswick, NJ, United StatesBSBiology
    Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, IL, United StatesMDMedicine

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    1. Isturiz R, Grant L, Gray S, Alexander-Parrish R, Jiang Q, Jodar L, Peyrani P, Ford KD, Pride MW, Self WH, Counselman F, Volturo G, Ostrosky-Zeichner L, Wunderink RG, Sherwin R, Overcash JS, File T, Ramirez J. Expanded Analysis of 20 Pneumococcal Serotypes Associated With Radiographically Confirmed Community-acquired Pneumonia in Hospitalized US Adults. Clin Infect Dis. 2021 10 05; 73(7):1216-1222. PMID: 33982098.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    2. Isturiz RE, Ramirez J, Self WH, Grijalva CG, Counselman FL, Volturo G, Ostrosky-Zeichner L, Peyrani P, Wunderink RG, Sherwin R, Overcash JS, Oliva SP, File T, Wiemken TL, McLaughlin JM, Pride MW, Gray S, Alexander R, Ford KD, Jiang Q, Jodar L. Pneumococcal epidemiology among us adults hospitalized for community-acquired pneumonia. Vaccine. 2019 05 31; 37(25):3352-3361. PMID: 31072732.
      Citations: 16     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    3. Boudreaux ED, Higgins SE, Reznik-Zellen R, Wang B, Volturo G. Scholarly Productivity and Impact: Developing a Quantifiable, Norm-based Benchmarking Methodology for Academic Emergency Medicine. Acad Emerg Med. 2019 06; 26(6):594-604. PMID: 30706582.
      Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    4. Jawaid S, Marya N, Gondal B, Maranda L, Marshall C, Charpentier J, Rupawala A, Al-Sayid M, Singh A, Foley A, Volturo G, Cave D. Lower Endoscopic Diagnostic Yields Observed in Non-hematemesis Gastrointestinal Bleeding Patients. Dig Dis Sci. 2018 12; 63(12):3448-3456. PMID: 30136044.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    5. Haran JP, Volturo GA. Macrolide Resistance in Cases of Community-Acquired Bacterial Pneumonia in the Emergency Department. J Emerg Med. 2018 09; 55(3):347-353. PMID: 29789175.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    6. Michael SS, Broach JP, Kotkowski KA, Brush DE, Volturo GA, Reznek MA. Code Help: Can This Unique State Regulatory Intervention Improve Emergency Department Crowding? West J Emerg Med. 2018 May; 19(3):501-509. PMID: 29760848.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    7. Reznek MA, Scheulen JJ, Harbertson CA, Kotkowski KA, Kelen GD, Volturo GA. Contributions of Academic Emergency Medicine Programs to U.S. Health Care: Summary of the AAAEM-AACEM Benchmarking Data. Acad Emerg Med. 2018 04; 25(4):444-452. PMID: 29071804.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    8. Pearlmutter MD, Dwyer KH, Burke LG, Rathlev N, Maranda L, Volturo G. Analysis of Emergency Department Length of Stay for Mental Health Patients at Ten Massachusetts Emergency Departments. Ann Emerg Med. 2017 Aug; 70(2):193-202.e16. PMID: 28063614.
      Citations: 18     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    9. Salmoirago-Blotcher E, Fitchett G, Leung K, Volturo G, Boudreaux E, Crawford S, Ockene I, Curlin F. An exploration of the role of religion/spirituality in the promotion of physicians' wellbeing in Emergency Medicine. Prev Med Rep. 2016 Jun; 3:189-95. PMID: 27419014.
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    10. Jepson ZK, Darling CE, Kotkowski KA, Bird SB, Arce MW, Volturo GA, Reznek MA. Emergency department patient safety incident characterization: an observational analysis of the findings of a standardized peer review process. BMC Emerg Med. 2014 Aug 08; 14:20. PMID: 25106803.
      Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    11. Moran GJ, Rothman RE, Volturo GA. Emergency management of community-acquired bacterial pneumonia: what is new since the 2007 Infectious Diseases Society of America/American Thoracic Society guidelines. Am J Emerg Med. 2013 Mar; 31(3):602-12. PMID: 23380120.
      Citations: 13     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    12. Chow AW, Benninger MS, Brook I, Brozek JL, Goldstein EJ, Hicks LA, Pankey GA, Seleznick M, Volturo G, Wald ER, File TM. IDSA clinical practice guideline for acute bacterial rhinosinusitis in children and adults. Clin Infect Dis. 2012 Apr; 54(8):e72-e112. PMID: 22438350.
      Citations: 140     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    13. Ehrman R, Wira C, Lomax A, Hayward A, Marcelin J, Ellis T, Przyklenk K, Volturo G, Mullen M. Etomidate use in severe sepsis and septic shock patients does not contribute to mortality. Intern Emerg Med. 2011 Jun; 6(3):253-7. PMID: 21394520.
      Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    14. Darling CE, Michelson AD, Volturo GA, Przyklenk K. Platelet reactivity and the identification of acute coronary syndromes in the emergency department. J Thromb Thrombolysis. 2009 Jul; 28(1):31-7. PMID: 18600429.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    15. Volturo GA, Low DE, Aghababian R. Managing acute lower respiratory tract infections in an era of antibacterial resistance. Am J Emerg Med. 2006 May; 24(3):329-42. PMID: 16635707.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    16. Silva MA, Donovan JL, Gandhi PJ, Volturo GA. Platelet inhibitors in non-ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndromes and percutaneous coronary intervention: glycoprotein IIb/IIIa inhibitors, clopidogrel, or both? Vasc Health Risk Manag. 2006; 2(1):39-48. PMID: 17319468.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    17. DeBellis RJ, Schaefer OP, Liquori M, Volturo GA. Linezolid-associated serotonin syndrome after concomitant treatment with citalopram and mirtazepine in a critically ill bone marrow transplant recipient. J Intensive Care Med. 2005 Nov-Dec; 20(6):351-3. PMID: 16280409.
      Citations: 10     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    18. Volturo GA, Mazzola JL, Przylenk K. The role of antiplatelet therapy in the management of acute coronary syndromes. Expert Opin Drug Saf. 2005 May; 4(3):541-56. PMID: 15934859.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    19. Schwartz DB, Adler A, Dasaro AP, DeBellis RJ, Dick R, Ferro TJ, Krekun S, Malina RL, McKinnon PS, Volturo G. Improving adherence with antimicrobial therapy for respiratory tract infections: a discussion of directly observed therapy (DOT) and short-course therapies. Am J Ther. 2004 Jul-Aug; 11 Suppl 1:S18-21. PMID: 23570158.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    20. Karlowsky JA, Jones ME, Draghi DC, Thornsberry C, Sahm DF, Volturo GA. Prevalence and antimicrobial susceptibilities of bacteria isolated from blood cultures of hospitalized patients in the United States in 2002. Ann Clin Microbiol Antimicrob. 2004 May 10; 3:7. PMID: 15134581.
      Citations: 44     Fields:    
    21. Volturo GA, Aghababian RV. Facilitating optimal care of acute coronary, cerebrovascular and peripheral vascular syndromes in the emergency department: the role of oral antiplatelet therapy. J Thromb Thrombolysis. 2004 Feb; 17(1):29-34. PMID: 15277785.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    22. Eron LJ, Lipsky BA, Low DE, Nathwani D, Tice AD, Volturo GA. Managing skin and soft tissue infections: expert panel recommendations on key decision points. J Antimicrob Chemother. 2003 Nov; 52 Suppl 1:i3-17. PMID: 14662806.
      Citations: 69     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    23. Vinch CS, Aurigemma GP, Hill JC, Gaasch WH, Volturo G, Tighe DA, Meyer TE. Usefulness of clinical variables, echocardiography, and levels of brain natriuretic peptide and norepinephrine to distinguish systolic and diastolic causes of acute heart failure. Am J Cardiol. 2003 May 01; 91(9):1140-3. PMID: 12714167.
      Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    24. Volturo GA, Repeta RJ. Non-lower extremity deep vein thrombosis. Emerg Med Clin North Am. 2001 Nov; 19(4):877-93, vi. PMID: 11762277.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    25. Aghababian RV, Volturo GA, Heifetz IN. Comparison of diflunisal and naproxen in the management of acute low back strain. Clin Ther. 1986; 9 Suppl C:47-51. PMID: 2951011.
      Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:HumansCTClinical Trials
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