• Dr. Enrique Diaz Guzman Zavala is a pulmonologist in Pensacola, Florida and is affiliated with University of Alabama at Birmingham Hospital. He received his medical degree from Tecnologico de Monterrey Escuela de Medicina and has been in practice between 11-20 years. He is one of 26 doctors at University of Alabama at Birmingham Hospital who specialize in Pulmonology. He also speaks multiple languages, including Spanish.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

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    2018 Survival After an ICU Hospitalization for Pulmonary HypertensionChest.  154:229-231. 2018
    2018 Distal airway microbiome is associated with immunoregulatory myeloid cell responses in lung transplant recipientsJournal of Heart and Lung Transplantation.  37:206-216. 2018
    2016 Use of a novel pulmonary artery cannula to provide extracorporeal membrane oxygenation as a bridge to lung transplantationJournal of Heart and Lung Transplantation.  35:1051-1053. 2016
    2016 Flexible bronchoscopy is safe and effective in adult subjects supported with extracorporeal membrane oxygenation 2016
    2016 Automated rotational percussion bed and bronchoscopy improves respiratory mechanics and oxygenation in ARDS patients supported with extracorporeal membrane oxygenationASAIO Journal.  62:e27-e29. 2016
    2016 DiscussionJournal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery.  81:241-243. 2016
    2016 Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in adults: A practical guide for internistsCleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine.  83:373-384. 2016
    2015 Use of ECMO in the management of severe acute respiratory distress syndrome: A survey of academic medical centers in the United StatesASAIO Journal.  61:556-563. 2015
    2015 Unexplained hemolysis in patients undergoing ECMO: Beware of hypertriglyceridemiaPerfusion.  30:465-468. 2015
    2015 Successful treatment of severe carbon monoxide poisoning and refractory shock using extracorporeal membrane oxygenation 2015
    2015 Modern use of extracorporeal life support in pregnancy and postpartumASAIO Journal.  61:110-114. 2015
    2014 Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation for acute respiratory failure in adults: The need for pulmonary INTERMACSAmerican Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine.  190:1321-1322. 2014
    2014 Characteristics of patients with pulmonary venoocclusive disease awaiting transplantationAnnals of the American Thoracic Society.  11:1411-1418. 2014
    2014 Influence of sex on chronic obstructive pulmonary disease risk and treatment outcomes 2014
    2014 Epidemiology and prevalence of chronic obstructive pulmonary diseaseClinics in Chest Medicine.  35:7-16. 2014
    2014 Prolonged extracorporeal membrane oxygenation use as a bridge to lung transplantation: It is time for a national registryChest.  145:184-185. 2014
    2013 How to interpret surveys in medical research: A practical approachCleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine.  80:423-435. 2013
    2013 Prevalence of COPD and comorbidityEuropean Respiratory Monograph.  59:1-12. 2013
    2013 Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation as a bridge to pulmonary transplantationJournal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.  145:862-868. 2013
    2013 Successful ventricular assist device placement in transposition of the great arteries with pulmonary hypertensionAnnals of Thoracic Surgery.  95. 2013
    2013 A new approach to classification of disease severity and progression of COPDChest.  144:1179-1185. 2013
    2013 COPD and gender differences: An update 2013
    2013 Lung Transplant Curriculum in Pulmonary/Critical Care Fellowship Training 2013
    2013 The evolution of extracorporeal life support as a bridge to lung transplantationASAIO Journal.  59:3-10. 2013
    2012 Mechanical Support for Pulmonary Veno-occlusive Disease: Combined Atrial Septostomy and Venovenous Extracorporeal Membrane OxygenationSeminars in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.  24:232-234. 2012
    2012 Epidemiology of comorbidities in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: Clusters, phenotypes and outcomesItalian Journal of Medicine.  6:276-284. 2012
    2012 Occupational Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: An UpdateClinics in Chest Medicine.  33:625-636. 2012
    2012 Human versus computer controlled selection of ventilator settings: An evaluation of adaptive support ventilation and mid-frequency ventilationCritical Care Research and Practice.  2012. 2012
    2012 Lung function and ECMO after lung transplantationAnnals of Thoracic Surgery.  94:686-687. 2012
    2012 Lung transplantation in patients with coal workers' pneumoconiosisClinical Transplantation.  26:629-634. 2012
    2012 Organ donation and moyamoya diseaseAmerican Journal of Transplantation.  12:1353-1355. 2012
    2012 Venovenous extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in acute respiratory failure: Do we need a new configuration?Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.  143:993-994. 2012
    2012 24/7 In-house intensivist coverage and fellowship education: A cross-sectional survey of academic medical centers in the United StatesChest.  141:959-966. 2012
    2012 Interpreting lung function data using 80% predicted and fixed thresholds identifies patients at increased risk of mortalityChest.  141:73-80. 2012
    2011 Update in intensive care medicine: Studies that challenged our practice in the last 5 yearsCleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine.  78:665-674. 2011
    2011 Pre- and post-bronchodilator lung function as predictors of mortality in the Lung Health StudyRespiratory Research.  12. 2011
    2011 Rhodococcus equi infection after lung transplantation 2011
    2011 Treatment options in asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases overlap syndromeEuropean Respiratory Disease.  7:101-105. 2011
    2011 Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis after lung transplant: Report of 2 cases and a literature reviewExperimental and clinical transplantation : official journal of the Middle East Society for Organ Transplantation.  9:217-222. 2011
    2011 Fleeting alveolar infiltrates and reversed halo sign in patients with breast cancer treated with tangential beam irradiationChest.  139:454-459. 2011
    2011 Lung transplantation in coal workers pneumoconiosisChest.  140:1387-1388. 2011
    2010 A 30-year-old man with facial flushing and a mediastinal massChest.  138:746-749. 2010
    2010 Frequency and causes of combined obstruction and restriction identified in pulmonary function tests in adults 2010
    2010 A comparison of methohexital versus etomidate for endotracheal intubation of critically ill patientsAmerican Journal of Critical Care.  19:48-54. 2010
    2010 Airway obstructive diseases in older adults: From detection to treatmentJournal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology.  126:702-709. 2010
    2009 Alternative modes of mechanical ventilation: A review for the hospitalistCleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine.  76:417-430. 2009
    2009 Safety of diagnostic bronchoscopy in patients with pulmonary hypertension 2009
    2009 A 65-year-old man with odynophagia and a lung massChest.  135:876-879. 2009
    2008 Amiodarone Pulmonary Toxicity After Lung TransplantationJournal of Heart and Lung Transplantation.  27:1059-1063. 2008
    2008 Pulmonary Hypertension Caused by SarcoidosisClinics in Chest Medicine.  29:549-563. 2008
    2008 Long-term experience after transition from parenteral prostanoids to oral agents in patients with pulmonary hypertensionRespiratory Medicine.  102:681-689. 2008
    2008 Accuracy of the physical examination in evaluating pleural effusionCleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine.  75:297-303. 2008
    2007 Diagnosis and management of pleural effusions: A practical approachComprehensive Therapy.  33:237-246. 2007
    2006 Mysterious mediastinal objectJournal of Bronchology.  13:102-104. 2006
    2006 Update in ARDS management: Recent randomized controlled trials that changed our practiceCleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine.  73:217-236. 2006
    2005 Transudative chylothorax: Report of two cases and review of the literature 2005
    2005 Severe acute respiratory syndrome, pulmonary function tests, and quality of life: Lessons learnedChest.  128:1088-1089. 2005
    2005 Validity of clinical criteria in the diagnosis of the adult respiratory distress syndromeMedicina Intensiva.  29:305-307. 2005

    Research Overview

  • Dr. Diaz-Guzman Zavala has extensive research and clinical experience with extracorporeal membrane oxygenation, or ECMO.
  • Education And Training

  • Doctor of Medicine, 1997
  • Full Name

  • Enrique Diaz-Guzman Zavala