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Michael Fierro MD

Assistant Professor

Institution: Medical College of Wisconsin
Department: Anesthesiology
Division: Clinical
Program: Intensive Care Unit

Research Experience

  • Acute Kidney Injury
  • Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation
  • Perioperative Care
  • Retrospective Studies
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Clinical Expertise

  • Anesthesia
  • Echocardiography, Transesophageal
  • Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation
  • Peer Review
  • Perioperative Care
  • Postoperative Complications
  • Quality Improvement
  • Total Quality Management
  • Leadership Positions

  • Division Director for Critical Care Anesthesiology
  • Medical Director of Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit (CVICU)
  • Publications (13)

  • Venovenous Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation for Rigid Bronchoscopy and Carinal Tumor Resection in Decompensating Patients. (Hang D, Tawil JN, Fierro MA) Anesthesiology 2020 01;132(1):156 PMID: 31834871 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85076473541 12/14/2019    
  • Driving Pressure-guided Ventilation: Comment. (Fierro MA) Anesthesiology 2019 11;131(5):1193 PMID: 31577552 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85073307836 10/03/2019    
  • Perioperative Anesthetic and Transfusion Management of Veno-Venous Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Patients Undergoing Noncardiac Surgery: A Case Series of 21 Procedures. (Fierro MA, Dunne B, Ranney DN, Daneshmand MA, Haney JC, Klapper JA, Hartwig MG, Bonadonna D, Manning MW, Bartz RR) J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 2019 Jul;33(7):1855-1862 PMID: 30795968 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85061757572 02/24/2019       2 Citations
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery in the United Kingdom: Operating Without a Weekend Effect? (Fierro MA, Bartz RR, Bennett-Guerrero E) J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 2018 10;32(5):2187-2189 PMID: 30251644 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85049312672 09/27/2018    
  • Renal Angina Is a Sensitive, but Nonspecific Identifier of Postcardiac Surgery Acute Kidney Injury. (Fierro MA, Ehieli EI, Cooter M, Traylor A, Stafford-Smith M, Swaminathan M, Duke Critical Care Outcomes Research Endeavors (C-CORE) Group) J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 2019 02;33(2):357-364 PMID: 30243866 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85053693098 09/24/2018       2 Citations
  • Perioperative Management of the Adult Patient on Venovenous Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Requiring Noncardiac Surgery. (Fierro MA, Daneshmand MA, Bartz RR) Anesthesiology 2018 01;128(1):181-201 PMID: 28984630 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85038029795 10/07/2017       12 Citations
  • Nocturnal Dexmedetomidine in Nonintubated, Critically Ill Patients: Sleep or Sedation? (Goucher Miranda H, Krystal AD, Fierro MA) Anesthesiology 2017 08;127(2):397-398 PMID: 28719531 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85025078333 07/19/2017    
  • Reducing the Shock of Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome: Is Veno-Venous ECMO a Viable Therapy in the Hemodynamically Unstable Patient? (Fierro MA, Bartz RR) Anesth Analg 2017 03;124(3):716-718 PMID: 28098587 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85009797030 01/19/2017       3 Citations
  • Identification of Severe Mitral Stenosis Using Real-Time Three-Dimensional Transesophageal Echocardiography During an Left Ventricular Assist Device Insertion. (Fierro MA, Welsby IJ) Anesth Analg 2016 11;123(5):1089-1093 PMID: 27984244 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84986204849 12/17/2016       1 Citation
  • Management of Sedation and Paralysis. (Fierro MA, Bartz RR) Clin Chest Med 2016 Dec;37(4):723-739 PMID: 27842752 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84995542887 11/16/2016       4 Citations
  • The role of intraoperative transesophageal echocardiographic monitoring in a patient with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy undergoing laparoscopic surgery. (Gregory SH, Fierro MA) J Clin Anesth 2016 Nov;34:124-7 PMID: 27687358 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84967329190 10/01/2016       1 Citation
  • Intraoperative transesophageal echocardiography to evaluate acute cessation of venous inflow during cardiopulmonary bypass. (Fierro MA, Sheikh T, Mukherji J) A A Case Rep 2014 Oct 15;3(8):95-7 PMID: 25611754 01/23/2015    
  • Lymph node ratio is an important and independent prognostic factor for patients with stage III melanoma. (Berger AC, Fierro M, Kairys JC, Berd D, Sato T, Andrel J, Hyslop T, Mastrangelo MJ) J Surg Oncol 2012 Jan;105(1):15-20 PMID: 21815149 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-83455164849 08/05/2011       13 Citations
  • Last update: 09/29/2021