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

Education

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. Langelier C, Fung M, Caldera S, Deiss T, Lyden A, Prince BC, Hayakawa Serpa P, Moazed F, Chin-Hong P, DeRisi JL, Calfee CS. Detection of Pneumonia Pathogens from Plasma Cell-Free DNA. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2019 Oct 24.
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  2. Kornblith LZ, Robles AJ, Conroy AS, Redick BJ, Howard BM, Hendrickson CM, Moore S, Nelson MF, Moazed F, Callcut RA, Calfee CS, Cohen MJ. Predictors of postinjury acute respiratory distress syndrome: Lung injury persists in the era of hemostatic resuscitation. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2019 Aug; 87(2):371-378.
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  3. Kalantar KL, Moazed F, Christenson SC, Wilson J, Deiss T, Belzer A, Vessel K, Caldera S, Jauregui A, Bolourchi S, DeRisi JL, Calfee CS, Langelier C. Metagenomic comparison of tracheal aspirate and mini-bronchial alveolar lavage for assessment of respiratory microbiota. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 2019 Mar 01; 316(3):L578-L584.
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  4. Langelier C, Kalantar KL, Moazed F, Wilson MR, Crawford ED, Deiss T, Belzer A, Bolourchi S, Caldera S, Fung M, Jauregui A, Malcolm K, Lyden A, Khan L, Vessel K, Quan J, Zinter M, Chiu CY, Chow ED, Wilson J, Miller S, Matthay MA, Pollard KS, Christenson S, Calfee CS, DeRisi JL. Integrating host response and unbiased microbe detection for lower respiratory tract infection diagnosis in critically ill adults. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2018 12 26; 115(52):E12353-E12362.
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  5. Leone FT, Carlsen KH, Chooljian D, Crotty Alexander LE, Detterbeck FC, Eakin MN, Evers-Casey S, Farber HJ, Folan P, Kathuria H, Latzka K, McDermott S, McGrath-Morrow S, Moazed F, Munzer A, Neptune E, Pakhale S, Sachs DPL, Samet J, Sufian B, Upson D. Recommendations for the Appropriate Structure, Communication, and Investigation of Tobacco Harm Reduction Claims. An Official American Thoracic Society Policy Statement. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2018 10 15; 198(8):e90-e105.
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  6. Moazed F, Chun L, Matthay MA, Calfee CS, Gotts J. Assessment of industry data on pulmonary and immunosuppressive effects of IQOS. Tob Control. 2018 11; 27(Suppl 1):s20-s25.
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  7. Chun L, Moazed F, Matthay M, Calfee C, Gotts J. Possible hepatotoxicity of IQOS. Tob Control. 2018 11; 27(Suppl 1):s39-s40.
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  8. Anamaria J. Robles, Lucy Z. Kornblith, Carolyn M. Hendrickson, Benjamin M. Howard, Amanda S. Conroy, Farzad Moazed, Carolyn S. Calfee, Mitchell J. Cohen, Rachael A. Callcut. Health care utilization and the cost of posttraumatic acute respiratory distress syndrome care. Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 2018 Jul 1; 85(1):148-154.
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  9. 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 posttraumatic acute respiratory distress syndrome care. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2018 07; 85(1):148-154.
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  10. 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 02; 84(2):365-371.
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  11. 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 11 01; 313(5):L966-L967.
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  12. Chun LF, Moazed F, Calfee CS, Matthay MA, Gotts JE. Pulmonary toxicity of e-cigarettes. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 2017 08 01; 313(2):L193-L206.
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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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