Peter J. Papadakos, MD

NCS-Editorial-Board__12_.pngPeter J Papadakos, MD, FCCP, FCCM, FAARC, is director of the Division of Critical Care Medicine, and professor of Anesthesiology, Surgery, Neurology and Neurosurgery at the University of Rochester. He also is professor of Respiratory Care at Genesee College and serves as medical director for the program.  Dr. Papadakos graduated from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City. He started his training in surgery at the Roosevelt Hospital in New York City and completed an anesthesiology residency and a fellowship in surgical critical care at the Mount Sinai Hospital. Dr. Papadakos is an internationally recognized expert in critical care, acute respiratory distress syndrome and mechanical ventilation. In 2011, he was also recognized by The New York Times and the international media for identifying a major safety issue of electronic distraction in health care and coined the term “Distracted Doctoring.” He serves on the Board of Professions for the State of New York and serves as a trooper surgeon for the New York State Police.