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Mark E. Mikkelsen, MD, MSCE

Mark E. Mikkelsen, MD, MSCE

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Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Medicine

Contact information
Gates 05042
3400 Spruce Street
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: (215) 615-5416
Fax: (215) 614-0869
Lab: (267) 285-6602
BA (Political Science)
Colgate University, Hamilton, NY, 1996.
(Post-Baccalaureate Pre-Medical Degree Program)
Bryn Mawr College, Bryn Mawr, PA, 1997.
MD (Medical Degree)
University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, VA, 2002.
MSCE (Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics)
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 2008.
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Description of Research Expertise

Dr. Mikkelsen's research aims to improve the outcomes of critically ill patients through patient-oriented research focused on sepsis, acute lung injury, and long-term outcomes in survivors of critical illness. He is passionate in his goal to improve the delivery of care to critically ill patients and to improve the lives of survivors of critical illness.

Acute Lung Injury
Long-Term Outcomes of Critical Illness
Neuropsychological Impairment in Survivors of Critical Illness

Description of Clinical Expertise

Dr. Mikkelsen's philosophy for patient care is to ensure that exceptional, compassionate care is delivered to critically ill patients and their family members through outstanding, multi-disciplinary teamwork across the continuum of care, through the application of evidence-based care, and through systematic study to optimize our performance.

Acute Lung Injury
Rescue Therapies for Acute Lung Injury
Long-Term Neuropsychological Outcomes in Survivors of Critical Illness
Long-Term Neuropsychological Outcomes in Family Members of Critically Ill Patients

Selected Publications

Maley JH, Mikkelsen ME: Sepsis survivorship: how can we promote a culture of resilience? Crit Care Med 2015 Notes: Editorial. In press.

Gaulton T, MacNabb CM, Mikkelsen ME, Agarwal AK, Cham Sante S, Shah CV, Gaieski DF: A retrospective cohort study examining the association between body mass index and mortality in severe sepsis. Int Emerg Med 2015 Notes: In press.

Jones TK, Fuchs BD, Small D, Halpern SD, Hanish A, Umscheid, Baillie C, Kerlin MP, Gaieski DF, Mikkelsen ME: Post-acute care use and hospital readmission after sepsis. Annals Amer Thorac Soc 2015 Notes: Accepted.

Maley JH, Gaieski DF, Mikkelsen ME: Early recondition: the rate-limiting step to quality care for severe sepsis patients in the emergency department J Clin Outcomes Manag 2015 Notes: In press.

Maley JH, Mikkelsen ME: Post-intensive care syndrome Evidence Based Critical Care: A Case Based Approach. Robert Hyzy (eds.). Springer Science, 2015 Notes: Chapter. In press.

Nietupski RM, Bellamy CJ, Miano TA, Mikkelsen ME, Candeloro CL: Continuation of amiodarone discharge for new-onset atrial fibrillation in critically ill patients. Crit Care Med 2015 Notes: Accepted as poster presentation.

Diamond JM, Mikkelsen ME: From research to clinical practice: cognitive trajectory after lung transplantation Annals ATS 11(10): 1604-5, 2015 Notes: Editorial.

Anderson BJ, Mikkelsen ME: Organ dysfunction in sepsis: brain, neuromuscular, cardiovascular, & gastrointestinal. Sepsis: Definitions, Pathophysiology and the Challenge of Bedside Management. Ward NS, Levy MM (eds.). Springer Scientific Publications, 2015 Notes: Chapter. In press.

Mikkelsen ME, Lanken PN, Christie JD : Acute lung injury and the acute respiratory distress syndrome. Principles of Critical Care. 4th Edition. Jesse Hall, Gregory Schmidt, Lawrence Wood (eds.). (eds.). McGraw Hill, 2015 Notes: Chapter. In press.

Mikkelsen ME, Fuchs BD, Grippi MA: Organization of intensive care units and long term acute care hospitals (LTACHs). Fishman's Pulmonary Diseases and Disorders, 5th ed. Grippi M, Elias J, Fishman J, Kotloff R, Pack A, Senior R, eds. (eds.). New York: McGraw-Hill, 2015 Notes: Chapter. In press.

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Last updated: 03/28/2015
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