Internal Medicine - Board Certified
MGH. University of Maryland - Baltimore, Maryland


Pulmonary Medicine. Board Certified
STEMC. TUFTS UNIVERSITY - Boston, Massachusetts

Critical Care Medicine. Board Certified 
STEMC. TUFTS UNIVERSITY - Boston, Massachusetts



Selected 2013 American's Top Physicians
Consumers’ Research Council of America

Chief. Internship
Top of the class. Excellence. 100 Clinical internship 2001


DeGorordo A, Vallejo-Manzur F, Chanin K, Varon J.

“Diving Emergencies”. Resuscitation 2003. Nov; 59(2). 171:180

Varon J, DeGorordo A,

“Diving Emergencies a Sea of Controversy”. Resuscitation 2004. May; 61(2):239

DeGorordo A, Pula T, Oreizi-Esfahani M, Varon J.

“Extra-Pulmonary Sarcoidosis: Neurosarcoidosis – Case Presentation and Literature Review”. Critical Care and Shock 2007. Aug; (10): 87-92

DeGorordo A, Files DC, Kesari P, Johnston L, Aggarwal N, Sidhaye VK, D´Alessio F, King LS, Crow MT.

“Acute Lung Injury Causes Increased Expression of mRNAs Encoding Atrophy and autophagy Genes in Skeletal Muscle and the Diaphragm”. Am. J. Respir. Crit. Care Med. 2009. Apr; 179: A4186

Files DC, DeGorordo A,Kesari P, Johnston L, Tsushima K, Aggarwal N, Sidhaye VK, D´Alessio F, King LS, Crow MT.

“Lung Injury Induces a Skeletal Muscle Atrophy program That is Qualitatively Different from That Induced by Starvation”. Am. J. Respir. Crit. Care Med. 2009. Apr; 179: A6125

Tsushima K, King LS, Aggarwal NR, DeGorordo A, D’Alessio FR, Kubo K.

“Acute Lung Injury Review”. Intern Med. 2009.May;48(9):621-30

Sadamu Ishikawa, Gerald B. Hayes, Lawrence A. Kenney, DeGorordo A, and Victor Pinto-Plata.

Pulmonary and Critical Care, St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center. Department of Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine. Boston, Ma. US “LUNG SOUNDS CHARACTERISTICS OF PATIENT WITH ACUTE LUNG INJURY – ADULT RESPIRATORY DISTRESS SYNDROME (ARDS). Proceedings of the International Lung Sounds Association. 35th International conference on Lung Sounds. Toledo, OH. October 8 and 9 2010

DeGorordo A, Akmal A, Ashraf A, Nicole P, Ernst A, Pinto-Plata V.

“Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Weight Reduction Surgery: Our Institutional Experience”. Am. J. Respir. Crit. Care Med. 183 (1): A3636

DeGorordo A, Schneider D, Ernst A.

“Endobronchial Lipomatous Harmatoma”. Am. J. Respir. Crit. Care Med. 183 (1): A1560

DeGorordo A, Ashraf A, Chua R, Safieddine R, Rafeq S.

“Tracheal Pouch: A Case of Acute Life Threatening Hypoxemia Following Percutaneous Tracheostomy” Chest October 2011 140:4 Meeting Abstracts 146A; doi:10.1378/chest.1117892

Ashraf A, Yavitz I, DeGorordo A, Rafeq S, Ernst A.

“A rare cause of endobronchial tumor”. Chest October 2011 140:4 Meeting Abstracts 17A; doi:10.1378/chest.1120126

Files CD, D’Alessio F, Johnston L, Kesari P, Aggarwal NR, Garibaldi BT, Mock JR, Simmers JL, DeGorordo A, Murdoch J, Willis MS, Patterson C, Tanskersley CG, Messi ML, Liu C, Delbono O, Furlow JD, Bodine, S, Cohn R, King LS, Crow MT.

“A Critical Role for Muscle Ring Finger-1 in Acute Lung Injury-Associated Skeletal muscle Wasting” Am J Respir. Crit. Care Med. 2012 Apr:185(8):825-34