Nicholas Smyrnios, MD

Nicholas Smyrnios, MD

Pulmonology Worcester, MA

UMass Memorial Group Practice, Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine

Office Address

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  • 55 Lake Ave N
    Department Of Pulmonary Medicine
    Worcester, MA 01655
    Phone: (508) 856-2781
    Fax: (508) 856-3999

Dr. Smyrnios's Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Pulmonology: General Pulmonary Medicine, Critical Care Medicine

Dr. Smyrnios's Faculty Appointments & Work History

  • Associate Professor of MedicineUniversity of Massachusetts Medical School
    Worcester, MA
    Assistant Prof. of Medicine (1991-1998); Instructor of Medicine (1990-1991)
  • Physician Champion and DirectorUMMMC
    Worcester, MA
  • Associate Division ChiefUniversity of Massachusetts Medical School
    Worcester, MA
  • Medical DirectorUMMMC
    Worcester, MA
  • DirectorUMMMC
    Worcester, MA
    Director (1991-2003); Intensive Care Unit Committee (1992-2004); Nutrition Advisory Committee (1992-1998); Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee (1995-1996); Director (1996-2006); Infection Control Committee (1999); PEP Patient Flow Committee (2000-2003); Chairman (2002-2004); Manager (2003-2006)

Dr. Smyrnios's Education & Medical Training

  • U MassachusettsU MassachusettsFellowship, Pulm Disease & Critical Care (IM)
  • U MassachusettsU MassachusettsFellowship, Pulm Disease & Critical Care (IM)
  • Albany Med Ctr HospAlbany Med Ctr HospResidency, Medicine
  • Albany Med Ctr HospAlbany Med Ctr HospResidency, Medicine
  • Albany Med CollAlbany Medical CollegeMedical School
  • Tufts UniversityTufts UniversityOther Training, BS, Biology

Dr. Smyrnios's Certifications & Licensure

  • MA State Medical LicenseMA State Medical License1989 - 2015
  • American Board of Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineInternal Medicine, 1988
  • American Board of Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicinePulmonary Disease, 1990
  • American Board of Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineCritical Care Medicine, 1991

Dr. Smyrnios's Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • UMass Memorial Medical Center, Organ Donation TeamChampions of Excellence Team AwardUMass Memorial Medical Center, Organ Donation Team, 2011
  • Best Doctors in America, initial year of inclusion 20072011
  • Centers for Medicare & Medicaid ServicesMeaningful Use Stage 1 CertificationCenters for Medicare & Medicaid Services, 2011
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Dr. Smyrnios's Publications & Presentations

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Journal Articles

  • The effect of encapsulated PGE1 on systemic oxygen delivery and consumption in patients with the acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS).Heard SO, Longtine K, Smyrnios N, Puyana JC, J Intensive Care Med;17:127-131
  • Routine monitoring of critically ill patients.Curley FJ, Smyrnios NA, J Intensive Care Med; 5:153-174
  • Current concepts in the pathophysiology and management of near-drowning.Smyrnios NA, Irwin RS, J Intensive Care Med; 6:26-35
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Books/Book Chapters

  • Review of Intensive Care Medicine.
    Nicholas A. Smyrnios
    Editors: Smyrnios NA, Irwin RS, Cerra F, Rippe JM.Lippincott, Williams, & Wilkins, New York
  • Irwin and Rippe’s Intensive Care Medicine.Chapter: Indirect Calorimetry
    Smyrnios NA, Curley FJ
    Editors: RS Irwin, JM Rippe, F Cerra.Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
    Edition 4,
  • Internal Medicine Pearls.Chapter: A 54 year old woman with a persistent cough
    Smyrnios NA, Irwin RS
    Editors: JE Heffner, SA Sahn. Hanley and Belfus.Philadelphia
    Edition 2,
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  • Indirect calorimetry in the medical ICU: Comparison with traditional practice and effect on cost of care.Smyrnios NA, Curley FJ, Jederlinic PJ, Hoffman P, Phillpotts M, Egan P, Larrivee G, Irwin RS, Am Rev Respir Dis; 141:A581
  • Acute effects of nutritional changes and role in weaning.Smyrnios NA, Curley FJ, Jederlinic PJ, Hoffman P, Larrivee G, Chest; 98:103S
  • The effect of inhaled metaproterenol on cough-variant asthma.Irwin RS, French CL, Smyrnios NA, Curley FJ, LaJeunesse SM, Lenard RA, Bennett, FM, Am Rev Respir Dis;145:A12
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  • 24th Annual Frontiers in Critical Care NursingUniversity of Massachusetts Medical Center, Marlborough, Massachusetts - 5/7/2013
  • Management of Hiccup.American College of Chest Physicians, San Francisco, CA
  • Programs for Weaning from Mechanical Ventilation – What works and how?American College of Chest Physicians, Philadelphia, PA
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  • Sailing or sinking ship? The pulmonary artery catheter treads water.Smyrnios NA, Irwin RS, J Intensive Care Med; 12:113-115
  • The jury on femoral venous catheters is still out.Smyrnios NA, Irwin RS, Critical Care Medicine;25:1943-1946
  • Editorial Consultant.Smyrnios NA, Lippincott’s Interactive Critical Care Library on CD-ROM
    New York

Dr. Smyrnios's Professional Memberships

Hospital Affiliations

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • AvMed Health Open Access
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Florida BlueCare HMO
  • BCBS Florida BlueSelect
  • BCBS Florida NetworkBlue
  • BCBS Florida Preferred Patient Care PPO
  • BCBS Massachusetts Blue Care Elect PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Coventry Florida - Employer Group PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim HMO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Tufts Health Plan PPO
  • UniCare PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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