Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine

Daniel A. Sweeney, MD

Associate Clinical Professor
Director, Medical Intensive Care Unit - Hillcrest

Critical care ultrasonography



  1. Lehker MW, Sweeney D. “Trichomonad Invasion of the Mucous Layer Requires Adhesins, Mucinases, and Motility.” Sexually Transmitted Infections. 1999 Aug; 75(4):231-8
  2. Sweeney DA, Caserta MT, Korones DN, Casadevall A, Goldman DL.  A ten-year-old boy with a pulmonary nodule secondary to Cryptococcus neoformans: case report and review of the literature. Pediatric Infectious Diseases Journal. 2003 Dec; 22(12):1089-93
  3. Suh LH, Sweeney DA, June AS. “A 33-year-old man with a white pupil.  Clinical Infectious Diseases. 2006 Oct; 43(8):1043-4, 1081-2
  4. Sweeney DA, Danner RL, Eichacker PQ, Natanson C:  Once is Not Enough:  Clinical Trials in Sepsis. Intensive Care Medicine, 2008 Nov; 34(11):1955-60
  5. Sweeney DA, Natanson C, Eichacker PQ:  Recombinant Human Activated Protein C, Package Labeling and Hemorrhage Risks. Critical Care Medicine. 2009, Jan; 37(1):327-9
  6. Barochia AV, Li Y, Cui X, Sweeney DA, Natanson C, Eichacker PQ:  Antithrombosis Trials: Should we test therapeutic heparin adjusted based on activated partial thromboplastin time in septic shock? Critical Care Medicine.  2009 Apr; 37(4):1486-7
  7. Sweeney DA, McAreavey D. Echocardiographic Diagnosis of Pericardial Tamponade In Textbook of Critical Care Ultrasonography, edited by AB Levitov, PH Mayo and AD Slonim. New York: McGraw Hill, 2009
  8. Altaweel L, Sweeney D, Cui X, Barochia AV, Natanson C, Eichacker PQ: Growing insights into the potential benefits and risks of activated protein C administration in sepsis: a review of preclinical and clinical studies.  Biologics.  2009; 3:391-406
  9. Sweeney DA, Natanson C, Banks SM, Solomon SB, Behrend EN:  Defining Normal Adrenal Function Testing in the Intensive Care Unit Setting:  A Canine Study.  Critical Care Medicine, 2010 Feb; 38 (2):553-61.
  10. Sweeney DA, Cui X, Solomon SB, Vitberg DA, Migone TS, Scher D, Danner RL, Natanson C, Subramanian GM, Eichacker PQ: Anthrax Lethal and Edema Toxins Produce Different Patterns of Cardiovascular and Renal Dysfunction and Synergistically Decrease Survival in Canines. Journal of Infectious Diseases. 2010 Dec 15; 202 (12):1885-96.
  11. Sweeney DA, Hicks C, Cui X, Li Y, Eichacker PQ: Anthrax Infection. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2011 Dec 15;184 (12):1333-41.
  12. Hicks C, Cui X, Sweeney DA Li Y, Barochia A, Eichacker PQ: The Potential Contributions of Lethal and Edema Toxins to the Pathogenesis of Anthrax associated Shock. Toxins 2011 Sept, 3, 1185-1202.
  13. Hicks CW, Sweeney DA, Danner RL, Eichacker PQ, Suffredini AF, Feng J, Sun J, Behrend EN, Solomon SB, Natanson C: The Efficacy of Selective Mineralocorticoid and Glucocorticoid Agonists in Canine Septic Shock.  Crit Care Med. 2012 Jan;40(1):199-207.
  14. Hicks CW, Sweeney DA, Cui X, Li Y, Eichacker PQ: An overview of Anthrax Infection including the Recently Identified Form of Disease in Injection Drug Users. Intensive Care Med. 2012 Jul;38(7):1092-104.
  15. Solomon SB, Bellavia L, Sweeney D, Piknova B, Perlegas A, Helms CC, Ferreyra GA, Bruce King S, Raat NJ, Kern SJ, Sun J, McPhail LC, Schechter AN, Natanson C, Gladwin MT, Kim-Shapiro DB: Angeli’s Salt Counteracts the Vasoactive Effects of Elevated Plasma Hemoglobin. Free Radic Biol Med. 2012 Oct 23; 53 (12):2229-2239
  16. Hicks CW, Sweeney DA, Danner RL, Eichacker PQ, Suffredini AF, Feng J, Sun J, Moriyama B, Wesley R, Behrend EN, Solomon SB, Natanson C:  Beneficial Effects of Stress-dose Corticosteroid Therapy in Canine Depend on the Severity of Staphylococcal Pneumonia. Intensive Care Med. 2012 Dec; 38 (12):2063-71.
  17. Cortés-Puch I, Hicks CW, Sun J, Solomon SB, Eichacker PQ, Sweeney DA, Nieman LK, Whitley EM, Behrend EN, Natanson C, Danner RL: Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Adrenal Axis in Lethal Canine Staphylococcus aureus Pneumonia. Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab.2014 Dec 1;307(11):E994-E1008

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Infectious Disease
  • Neurocritical Care