Alain Broccard, MD
Alain Broccard, MD
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Center for Lung Science and Health
Phillips-Wangensteen Building
Third Floor, Clinic 3A
516 Delaware St. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Philosophy of Care:

I try to care for every patient as I would want a member of my own family treated.

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Mpls. St. Paul Magazine "Top Doctor" - (2012, 2014)

GEM (going the extra mile) award 2010 by Fairview Southdale Hospital

Teacher of the Year Award 2004 and 2005: Pulmonary and Critical Medicine, University of Minnesota

Award by the Swiss Critical Care Society for the best scientific communication or publication in 1994, 2000, 2002, 2003 and 2005

Chest foundation Cecil Lehman Mayer research finalist Award. American College of Chest Physician in 2000

Cecil J. Watson Award from the Minnesota Medical Foundation at the University of Minnesota 1997

Award of the University of Geneva - School of Medicine (White Award) in 1985

Interactions between respiration and systemic hemodynamics.. Part I: basic concepts. Feihl F, Broccard AF Intensive Care Med. 2009 Jan;35(1):45-54.

Interactions between respiration and systemic hemodynamics. Part II: practical implications in critical care. Feihl F, Broccard AF. Intensive Care Med. 2009 Feb;35(2): 198-205

Effects of L-NAME and inhaled nitric oxide on ventilator-induced lung injury in isolated, perfused rabbit lungs. Broccard AF, Vannay C, Markert M. Feihl F, Schaller MD. Crit Care Med 2004 32:1872–1878.

Impact of low pulmonary vascular pressure on ventilator-induced lung injury? AF Broccard, C Vannay, F Feihl, MD Schaller. Crit Care Med 2002;30:2183-2190.

Protective Effects of Hypercapnic Acidosis on Ventilator-Induced Lung Injury. AF Broccard, JR.Hotchkiss, C Vannay, M Markert, A Sauty, F Feihl, MD Schaller. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2001 2001;164:802-806.

Prone positioning limits and redistributes ventilator-induced lung injury. Broccard AF, Shapiro RS, Adams AB, Schmitz LL, Ravesncraft SA, Marini JJ. Crit Care Med 2000;28:295-302.

Tissue oxygenation and hemodynamic response to NO synthase inhibition in septic shock. Broccard AF, Hurni J-M, Eckert P, Liaudet L, Schaller MD, Lazor R, Perret CH, Feihl F. Shock 2000;14:35-40.

Effects of mean airway pressure and tidal excursion on lung injury induced by mechanical ventilation in an isolated perfused rabbit lung model. Broccard AF, Hotchkiss JR, Suzuki So, Olson DA, Marini JJ. Crit Care Med 1999;27:1533-41.

Consequences of vascular flow on lung injury induced by mechanical ventilation. Broccard AF, Hotchkiss JR, Kuwayama N, Olson DA, Jamal S, Wangensteen OD, Marini JJ. Am J Respir Crit Care Med, 1998;157:1935-1942.

Influence of position on the extent and distribution of experimental lung injury induced by oleic acid and mechanical ventilation. Broccard AF, Shapiro RS, Schmitz LL, Ravesncraft SA, Marini JJ. Crit Care Med 1997;25:16-27.

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