Zasha Vazquez-Colon

Zasha Vazquez-Colon, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor

Department: MD-COGNITAL HRT CTR EXCELLENCE
Business Phone: (352) 273-7770
Business Email: zvazquezcolon@ufl.edu

Accomplishments

Pediatric Critical Care Medicine Chief Fellow
2021-2022 · University of Florida
2nd Place Case Report Snapshot Award
2021 · Society of Critical Care Medicine
Minority Trainee Development Scholarship
2019 · American Thoracic Society

Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
    American Board of Pediatrics
  • Pediatrics
    American Board of Pediatrics

Clinical Profile

Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

Areas of Interest
  • Acute respiratory distress syndrome
  • Congenital heart disease
  • Disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC)
  • Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation
  • Sepsis

Research Profile

Open Researcher and Contributor ID (ORCID)

0000-0003-4622-1186

Areas of Interest
  • Circulatory support with extracorporeal membrane oxygenation
  • Critical Care Management
  • Immunoparalysis
  • Sepsis

Publications

2024
The Safe Addition of Nitric Oxide to the Sweep Gas of the Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Circuit *Winning Abstract* – CORRIGENDUM.
Cardiology in the young. 34(2) [DOI] 10.1017/S1047951123003748. [PMID] 37933517.
2024
The safe addition of nitric oxide to the sweep gas of the extracorporeal membrane oxygenation circuit in a pediatric cardiac intensive care unit
Perfusion. [DOI] 10.1177/02676591241246079.
2024
Venovenous extracorporeal membrane oxygenation neck cannulation in an infant.
Multimedia manual of cardiothoracic surgery : MMCTS. 2024 [DOI] 10.1510/mmcts.2023.095. [PMID] 38299367.
2022
Mechanical Ventilation during ECMO: Lessons from Clinical Trials and Future Prospects.
Seminars in respiratory and critical care medicine. 43(3):417-425 [DOI] 10.1055/s-0042-1749450. [PMID] 35760300.
2021
126: Pediatric Patients Presenting With DKA With Incidental Finding of COVID-19 Infection
Critical Care Medicine. 49(1):48-48 [DOI] 10.1097/01.ccm.0000726392.27239.40.
2021
641: Influenza B-Associated Acute Necrotizing Encephalopathy in a Pediatric Patient With RANBP2 Mutation
Critical Care Medicine. 49(1):315-315 [DOI] 10.1097/01.ccm.0000728452.86242.a3.
2021
642: Brain-Eating Amoeba in a Floridian Pediatric Patient
Critical Care Medicine. 49(1):316-316 [DOI] 10.1097/01.ccm.0000728456.64550.35.
2021
720: Cerebral Sinus Venous Thrombosis: Uncommon Cause of Intracranial Hypertension in Pediatric Patients
Critical Care Medicine. 49(1):356-356 [DOI] 10.1097/01.ccm.0000728768.19902.6a.
2021
969: Alveolar Capillary Dysplasia: A Rare Cause of Refractory Pulmonary Hypertension
Critical Care Medicine. 49(1):482-482 [DOI] 10.1097/01.ccm.0000729764.53978.7a.
2019
Thromboembolic Events in Children after Invasive Procedures in a Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Unit
Pediatrics . 144(2) [DOI] https://doi.org/10.1542/peds.144.2_MeetingAbstract.395.
2018
Operative Management of a Complicated Intercostal Arteriovenous Malformation in a Pediatric Patient: A case report
Journal of Pediatric Surgery Case Reports. 29:18-21 [DOI] 10.1016/j.epsc.2017.09.032.
2016
Neonatal Necrotizing Fasciitis after Circumcision: A Case Report and Review of Literature
Open Journal of Pediatrics. 06(01):29-33 [DOI] 10.4236/ojped.2016.61006.

Grants

Dec 2020 ACTIVE
Tethered liquid perfluorocarbon (TLP) surface coating for ECMO tubing, in vitro model using human blood.
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: EXTRACORPOREAL LIFE SUPPORT ORGANIZATION

Education

Pediatric Cardiac Critical Care Medicine Fellowship
2022-2023 · University of Florida
Pediatric Critical Care Medicine Fellowship
2019-2022 · University of Florida
Pediatrics Residency
2016-2019 · San Juan City Hospital
Transitional Residency
2014-2015 · Hospital Damas
Doctor of Medicine
2010-2014 · Universidad Central del Caribe School of Medicine

Contact Details

Phones:
Business:
(352) 273-7770
Emails:
Addresses:
Business Mailing:
PO Box 100296
GAINESVILLE FL 32610
Business Street:
1600 SW ARCHER RD
GAINESVILLE FL 32610