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Paul E. Marik , MD , FCCP, FCCM

    • Title:
    • Professor

    • Role:
    • Faculty

    • Faculty Appointments:
    • Professor of Medicine
      Chief, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

    • Additional Certifications:
    • Focus Areas:
    • Critical Care

    • Contact Info:
    • 757.446.8910

    • Office Location:
    • Hofheimer Hall

    • Undergraduate Education:
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    • Medical Education:
    • MBBCh in Medicine Surgery, 1981 - University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

    • Residency:
    • Internal Medicine, 1989 - University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

    • Fellowship(s):
    • Critical Care, 1992 - University Western Ontario
      Anesthesia, 1990 - College of Medicine of South Africa
      Pharmacology, 1990 - University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

    • Board Certification(s):
    • Critical Care Medicine (ABIM) - 1999

      Internal Medicine (ABIM) - 1998

    • Affiliation(s):
    • 1987- College of Medicine of South Africa.
      1989- South African Society of Critical Care.
      1993- Society Of Critical Care Medicine.
      1994- College of Medicine and Surgery of Canada.
      1994- Massachusetts Medical Society.
      1997- American Thoracic Society
      1997- American Heart Association: Council on Cardiopulmonary and Critical Care
      1998- American College of Chest Physicians
      2004- American College of Physicians

    • Research Interests:
    • Primary Specialty:
    • Critical Care Medicine

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    • Bio:
    • Dr Marik received his medical degree from the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa. He was an ICU attending at Baragwanath Hospital, in Soweto, South Africa. During this time he obtained a Master of Medicine Degree, Bachelor of Science Degree in Pharmacology, Diploma in Anesthesia as well as a Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. Dr Marik did a Critical Care Fellowship in London, Ontario, Canada, during which time he was admitted as a Fellow to the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeon of Canada. Dr Marik has worked in various teaching hospitals in the US since 1992. He is board certified in Internal Medicine, Critical Care Medicine, Neurocritical Care and Nutrition Science. Dr Marik is currently Professor of Medicine and Chief of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk, Virginia. Dr Marik has written over 400 peer reviewed journal articles, 50 book chapters and authored four critical care books.

Read about Dr. Marik's potential cure for sepsis.

Varon J, Marik PE. Managing acute severe asthma, part 1: What therapies to try, and when. J Resp Dis 2007; 28:57-64

Varon J, Marik PE. Managing acute severe asthma, part 2: What therapies to try. J Resp Dis 2007; 28:113-116.

Vahid B, Wildmore B, Marik PE. Nitrofurantoin pulmonary toxicity: A brief review. Medscape General Medicine; 2007.

Marik PE. Anemia in the ICU. To transfuse or not transfuse. Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine (PCCU), Chestnet.org, Volume 21, lesson 24, 2007.

Young SL, Coulthard P, Esposito M, Marik P. Cochrane Collaborative Review. Supplemental perioperative steroids for surgical patients with adrenal insufficiency. Version 2, Review # 97, ID # 547503112316012746. Protocol first published, Issue 3, 2005. Date of last substantive update 03/27/2007.

Marik PE. Aspiration Pneumonia. Encyclopedia of Intensive Care Medicine. Eds JL Vincent, J Hall. Springer, 2011.

Marik PE. Adrenal Failure. Clinical Decision Support in Medicine: Critical Care Medicine, 2011. http://www.decisionsupportinmedicine.com