University of California San Francisco
Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
Farzad Moazed, MD

Farzad Moazed, MD

Assistant Professor, Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine, UCSF

Cancer Center Program Memberships

Tobacco Control


Duke University, Durham, NC, B.S, 06/03, Biology, Minor in Philosophy
Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, M.D, 06/08, Medicine
Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, Certificate, 2010 - 2012, Clinical Investigation

Professional Experience

  • 2008 – 2011
    Intern & Resident in Internal Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL
  • 2011 – 2012
    Chief Resident in Internal Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL
  • 2012 – 2015
    Fellow in Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine, UCSF
  • 2015 – 2016
    Instructor, Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine, UCSF
  • 2016 – present
    Assistant Professor, Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine, UCSF

Honors & Awards

  • 1999
    Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society
  • 2007
    Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society
  • 2008
    Northwestern Internal Medicine Residency Teaching Award (multiple recipient), Chicago, IL
  • 2012
    Northwestern Memorial Hospital Quality Improvement Award, Chicago, IL
  • 2015
    Critical Care Assembly Abstract Scholarship, American Thoracic Society, Denver, CO

Selected Publications

  1. Robles AJ, Kornblith LZ, Hendrickson CM, Howard BM, Conroy AS, Moazed F, Calfee CS, Cohen MJ, Callcut RA. Health Care Utilization and the Cost of Post-Traumatic ARDS Care. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2018 Apr 02.
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  2. Moazed F, Hendrickson C, Nelson M, Conroy A, Cohen MJ, Calfee CS. Platelet aggregation after blunt trauma is associated with the acute respiratory distress syndrome and altered by cigarette smoke exposure. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2018 Feb; 84(2):365-371.
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  3. Chun LF, Moazed F, Calfee CS, Matthay MA, Gotts JE. Reply to "Letter to the Editor: Pulmonary toxicity of electronic cigarettes: more doubts than certainties". Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 2017 Nov 01; 313(5):L966-L967.
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  4. Chun LF, Moazed F, Calfee CS, Matthay MA, Gotts JE. Pulmonary toxicity of e-cigarettes. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 2017 Aug 01; 313(2):L193-L206.
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  5. Moazed F, Calfee CS. The Canary in the Coal Mine Is Coughing: Electronic Cigarettes and Respiratory Symptoms in Adolescents. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2017 04 15; 195(8):974-976.
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  6. Moazed F, Burnham EL, Vandivier RW, O'Kane CM, Shyamsundar M, Hamid U, Abbott J, Thickett DR, Matthay MA, McAuley DF, Calfee CS. Cigarette smokers have exaggerated alveolar barrier disruption in response to lipopolysaccharide inhalation. Thorax. 2016 12; 71(12):1130-1136.
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  7. Moazed F, Calfee CS. Clearing the air. Smoking and incident asthma in adults. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2015 Jan 15; 191(2):123-4.
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  8. Moazed F, Calfee CS. Environmental risk factors for acute respiratory distress syndrome. Clin Chest Med. 2014 Dec; 35(4):625-37.
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  9. Wayne DB, Cohen ER, Singer BD, Moazed F, Barsuk JH, Lyons EA, Butter J, McGaghie WC. Progress toward improving medical school graduates' skills via a "boot camp" curriculum. Simul Healthc. 2014 Feb; 9(1):33-9.
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  10. Moazed F, Cohen ER, Furiasse N, Singer B, Corbridge TC, McGaghie WC, Wayne DB. Retention of critical care skills after simulation-based mastery learning. J Grad Med Educ. 2013 Sep; 5(3):458-63.
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  11. Weiss CH, Moazed F, DiBardino D, Swaroop M, Wunderink RG. Bronchoalveolar lavage amylase is associated with risk factors for aspiration and predicts bacterial pneumonia. Crit Care Med. 2013 Mar; 41(3):765-73.
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  12. Cohen ER, Barsuk JH, Moazed F, Caprio T, Didwania A, McGaghie WC, Wayne DB. Making July safer: simulation-based mastery learning during intern boot camp. Acad Med. 2013 Feb; 88(2):233-9.
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  13. Wayne DB, Moazed F, Cohen ER, Sharma RK, McGaghie WC, Szmuilowicz E. Code status discussion skill retention in internal medicine residents: one-year follow-up. J Palliat Med. 2012 Dec; 15(12):1325-8.
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  14. Weiss CH, Moazed F, McEvoy CA, Singer BD, Szleifer I, Amaral LA, Kwasny M, Watts CM, Persell SD, Baker DW, Sznajder JI, Wunderink RG. Prompting physicians to address a daily checklist and process of care and clinical outcomes: a single-site study. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2011 Sep 15; 184(6):680-6.
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  15. Sun L, Shukair S, Naik TJ, Moazed F, Ardehali H. Glucose phosphorylation and mitochondrial binding are required for the protective effects of hexokinases I and II. Mol Cell Biol. 2008 Feb; 28(3):1007-17.
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  16. Weninger W, Carlsen HS, Goodarzi M, Moazed F, Crowley MA, Baekkevold ES, Cavanagh LL, von Andrian UH. Naive T cell recruitment to nonlymphoid tissues: a role for endothelium-expressed CC chemokine ligand 21 in autoimmune disease and lymphoid neogenesis. J Immunol. 2003 May 01; 170(9):4638-48.
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