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Michael Cocchi, MD

Residency and Training

Doctor of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School 2005
Harvard Affiliated Emergency Medicine Residency, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center 2005-2008
Critical Care Fellowship, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center 2008-2010

Academic Rank

Assistant Professor

About Dr. Cocchi


Dr. Michael N. Cocchi is an attending physician in the Department of Emergency Medicine and the Department of Anesthesia Critical Care at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. His clinical practice spans both the emergency department and the intensive care unit. In addition to his clinical duties, he is the Director of Critical Care Quality, a division of the Silverman Institute for Health Care Quality & Safety at BIDMC. He is also the  Associate Director of the Center for Resuscitation Science. His research interests have focused on critical care topics, in particular cardiac arrest, sepsis, and shock, and he is a key faculty member of the Center for Resuscitation Science at BIDMC as well as a founding member of the National Post Arrest Research Consortium (NPARC). Dr. Cocchi also serves as an Associate Medical Director for Boston MedFlight, an air and ground critical care transport service supporting the major teaching hospitals in Boston. A unifying theme of his clinical, administrative, and research endeavors is understanding and improving the delivery of safe and high quality care to critically ill patients in the pre-hospital, ED and the ICU settings.

Major Publications

Smithline HA, Mader TJ, Ali FM, Cocchi MN. Determining pretest probability of DVT: Clinical intuition vs validated scoring systems. American Journal of Emergency Medicine (2003) 21(2): 161-162. PMID: 12671824.

Cocchi MN, Kimlin E, Walsh M, Donnino MW. Identification and Resuscitation of the Trauma Patient in Shock. Emerg Med Clin N Am (2007) 25: 623-642. PMID: 178265209.

Donnino MW, Cocchi MN, Howell M, Clardy P, Talmor D, Cataldo L, Chase M, Al-Marshad A, Ngo L, Shapiro NI. Statin therapy is associated with decreased mortality in patients with infection. Academic Emergency Medicine (2009) 16:230-234. PMID: 19281494.

Amesquita M, Cocchi MN, Donnino MW. Pulmonary embolism presenting as flank pain: a case series. Journal of Emergency Medicine 2009 Mar 26 [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 19327937.

Donnino MW, Cocchi MN, Smithline H, Carney E, Chou PP, Salciccioli J. Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) surgery depletes plasma thiamine levels. Nutrition (2010) 26:133-136. PMID: 20005469, PMCID: 2874825, NIHMS: 167506

Donnino MW, Cocchi MN, Miller J, Fisher J. Cannabinoid hyperemesis: A case series. Journal of Emergency Medicine 2011 Apr 40(4):e63-6 PMID: 19765941.

Donnino MW, Carney E, Cocchi MN, Barbash I, Chase M, Joyce N, Chou PP, Ngo L. Thiamine deficiency in critically ill patients with sepsis. Journal of Critical Care 2010 Dec;25 (4):576-81 PMID: 20646908, NIHMS: 216634

Cocchi MN, Lucas JM, Salciccioli J, Carney E, Herman S, Zimetbaum P, Donnino MW. The role of cranial computed tomography in the immediate post-cardiac arrest period. Internal and Emergency Medicine (2010) 5(6):533-8. PMID: 20454869.

Seigel TA, Cocchi MN, Salciccioli J, Shapiro N, Howell M, Tang A, Donnino MW. Inadequacy of temperature and white blood cell count in predicting bacteremia in patients with suspected infection. Journal of Emergency Medicine 2010 Jul 29 [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 20674238.

Cocchi MN, Giberson B, Donnino MW. Rapid rewarming of hypothermic patient using Arctic Sun device. Journal of Intensive Care Medicine 2011 Jan 10. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 21220273.

Morrison LJ, Deakin CD, Morley PT, Callaway CW, Kerber RE, Kronick SL, Lavonas EJ, Link MS, Neumar RW, Otto CW, Parr M, Shuster M, Sunde K, Peberdy MA, Tang W, Hoek TL, Böttiger BW, Drajer S, Lim SH, Nolan JP; Part 8: advanced life support: 2010 International Consensus on Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care Science With Treatment Recommendations. Circulation. 2010 Oct 19;122(16 Suppl 2):S345-421. No abstract available. PMID: 20956256 *contributing author, cited in the 'Collaborators' section of the manuscript.

Hunziker S, Bivens MJ, Cocchi MN, Miller J, Salciccioli J, Howell MD, Donnino MW. International validation of the Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest (OHCA) score in the United States. Critical Care Medicine. (2011) Jul;39(7):1670-4 PMID: 21494106.

Cocchi, MN, Miller, J. Hunziker, S. Carney, E. Salciccioli, J. Farris, S. Joyce, N. Zimetbaum, P. Howell, MD. Donnino, MW. The Association of Lactate and Vasopressor Need for Mortality Prediction in Survivors of Cardiac Arrest. Minerva Anestesiologica 2011 77(11):1063-71 PMID: 21597442.

Donnino MW, Ritternberger JC, Gaieski D, Cocchi MN, Giberson B, Peberdy MA, Abella BS, Bobrow BJ, Callaway C. The development and implementation of cardiac arrest centers. Resuscitation (2011) Aug;82(8)974-8 PMID: 21570761.

Donnino MW, Cocchi MN, Salciccioli JD, Kim D, Naini A, Buettner C, Akuthota P. Coenzyme Q10 levels are low and are associated with the inflammatory cascade in septic shock. Crit Care. 2011 Aug 9;15(4):R189. PMID: 21827677, PMCID: 3271709

Cox K, Cocchi MN , Salciccioli J, Carney E, Howell M, Donnino MW. Prevalence and significance of lactic acidosis in diabetic ketoacidosis. Journal of Critical Care (2011) Oct 25 [Epub in process] PMID: 22033060

Lucas JM, Cocchi MN, Salciccioli J, Stanbridge JA, Geocadin RG, Herman ST, Donnino MW. Neurologic recover after therapeutic hypothermia in patients with Post-Cardiac arrest myoclonus. Resuscitation (2012) 83(2):265-9 [Epub 2011] PMID: 21963817

Berg K, Lang J, Salciccioli J, Bak E, Cocchi MN, Gautam S , Donnino MW. The rapid shallow breathing index as a predictor of failure of noninvasive ventilation for patients with acute respiratory failure. Respir Care (2012) [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 22417884

Dugas AF, Mackenhauer J, Salciccioli JD, Cocchi MN, Gautam S, Donnino MW . Prevalence and characteristics of non-lactate and lactate expressors in septic shock . J Crit Care. (2012) [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 22440322

Cocchi MN, Giberson B, Berg K, Salciccioli J, Naini A, Buettner C, Akuthota P, Gautam S, Donnino MN. Coenzyme Q10 levels are low and associated with increased mortality in post-cardiac arrest patients. Resuscitation (2012) [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 22465806

Salciccioli JD, Cristia C, Chase M, Giberson T, Graver A, Gautam S, Cocchi MN, Donnino MW. Performance of SAPS II and SAPS III Scores in Post-Cardiac Arrest. Minerva Anestesiol (2012) In Press

Donnino MW, Miller J, Bivens M, Cocchi MN, Salciccioli J, Farris S, Cutlip D, Howell M. A pilot study examining the severity and outcomes of the post-cardiac arrest syndrome. Circulation (2012) [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 22879369


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