Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine

Peter F. Fedullo, M.D.

Professor of Medicine
Critical Care Director


  1. Chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension
  2. Acute venous thromboembolism
  3. Critical Care Medicine



  1. Natural history, diagnosis and therapy of acute and chronic thromboembolic disease
  2. Critical Care Medicine



  1. Fedullo PF, Auger WR, Channick RN, Jamieson SW, Moser KM. A multidisciplinary approach to chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension. In Atlas of Heart Disease. Cardiopulmonary Diseases and Cardiac Tumors. Goldhaber SZ, Braunwald E, editors. Mosby-Year Book, Inc. Vol 3, pp. 7.2-7.25, 1995.
  2. Fedullo PF, Auger WR, Channick RN, Moser KM, Jamieson SW. Chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension. In Clinics in Chest Medicine. Tapson VF, editor. W.B. Saunders. Vol 16(2), pp. 353-74, 1995
  3. Fedullo PF, Moser KM. Advances in acute pulmonary embolism and chronic pulmonary hypertension. In Advances in Internal Medicine. Schrierer RW, editor. Mosby. pp. 67-101, 1996.
  4. Fedullo PF, Auger WR, Channick RN. Pulmonary hypertension. In Cardiac Critical Care. Brown DL, editor. W.B. Saunders Company. pp. 493-504, 1997.
  5. Bergin CJ, Sirlin CB, Hauschildt JP, Huynh TV, Auger WR, Fedullo PF, Kapelanski DP. Chronic thromboembolism: Diagnosis with helical CT and MR imaging with angiographic and surgical correlation. Radiology 1997;204:695-702.
  6. Yung GL, Channick RN, Fedullo PF, Auger WR, Kerr KM, Jamieson SW, Kapelanski DP, Moser KM. Successful pulmonary thromboendarterectomy in two patients with sickle cell disease. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 1998;157:1690-3.
  7. Fishmann AP, McGoon MD, Chazova IE, Fedullo PF, Kneussl M, Peacock Aj, Torbicki. Diagnosis and assessment of pulmonary hypertension. In Primary Pulmonary Hypertension: Executive Summary of the World Symposium - Primary Pulmonary Hypertension 1998. Rich S, editor. Available from the World Health Organization via the Internet
  8. Archibald CJ, Auger WR, Fedullo PF. Outcome after pulmonary thromboendarterectomy. Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 1999;11(2):164-71.
  9. Strother J, Fedullo PF, Yi ES, Masliah E. Complex vascular lesions at autopsy in a patient with Phentermine-Fenfluramine use and rapidly progressive pulmonary hypertension. Arch Pathol Lab Med 1999;123:539-40.   http://www.who.int/ncd/cvd/pph.html
  10. Fedullo PF. Pulmonary embolism and deep venous thrombosis. in Textbook of Critical Care. Grenvik A, Ayres SM, Holbrook PR, Shoemaker WC eds. 4th Edition. W.B. Saunders Company, 1999. Pages 1744-1757.
  11. Tapson VF, Carroll BA, Davidson BL, Elliott CG, Fedullo PF, Hales CA, Hull RD, Hyers TM, Leeper KV, Morris TA, Moser KM, Raskob GE, Shure D, Sostman HD, Taylor Thompson B. American Thoracic Society. The diagnostic approach to acute venous thromboembolism: Clinical practice guideline. Am J Resp Crit Care Med 1999; 160: 1043-1066.
  12. Mo M, Kapelanski DP, Mitruka SN, Auger WR, Fedullo PF, Channick RN, Kerr K, Archibald C, Jamieson CW. Reoperative pulmonary thromboendarterectomy. Ann Thorac Surg 1999; 68: 1770-1776.
  13. Bergin CJ, Hasuchildt JP, Brown MA, Channick RN, Fedullo PF. Identifying the cause of unilateral hypoperfusion in patients suspected to have chronic pulmonary thromboembolism: diagnostic accuracy of helical CT and conventional angiography. Radiology 1999; 213; 743-749.
  14. Fedullo PF. Pulmonary thromboembolism. in Textbook of Respiratory Medicine. Murray JF, Nadel JA eds. 3rd Edition. W.B. Saunders Company, 2000. Pages 1503-1531.
  15. Fedullo PF, Auger WR, Kerr KM, Rubin LJ. Chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension. N Engl J Med 2001; 345: 1465-72.
  16. Fedullo PF, Auger WR, Kerr KM, Kim NH. Chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension. Seminars Resp Crit Care Med 2003; 24: 273-285. Fedullo PF, Tapson VF. Clinical Practice: The evaluation of suspected pulmonary embolism. N Engl J Med 2003; 349: 1247-1256.
  17. Bailey CL, Channick RN, Auger WR, Fedullo PF, Kerr KM, Yung GL, Rubin LF. "High Probability" perfusion lung scans in pulmonary veno-occlusive disease. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2000; 162: 1974-1978.
  18. Jamieson SW, Kapelanski DP, Sakakibara N, Manecke GR, Thistlewaite PA, Kerr KM, Channick RN, Fedullo PF, Auger WR. Pulmonary endarterectomy: experience and lessons learned in 1,500 cases. Ann Thorac Surg 2003; 76: 1457-64.


Board Certification:

  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Critical Care Medicine

San Diego Magazine's "Top Doc" in two specialties: Pulmonary Medicine and Critical Care Medicine

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To contact Dr. Fedullo:  Pfedullo@ucsd.edu