Dr. Maurizio Cereda

Maurizio Cereda, MD is an intensive care physician and Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care at the University of Pennsylvania, where he is director of the Surgical ICU and of the Anesthesia-Critical Care fellowship. He studied medicine at the University of Milan, where he also trained and worked as a faculty member. After a research fellowship at the NIH-NHLBI, he completed clinical training at UNC Chapel hill and at Penn. His research is directed at the pathophysiology of ARDS, using imaging (CT, functional and metabolic MRI) to understand the mechanisms underlying the topographical dissemination of lung injury and to aid the development of individualized strategies of disease control.