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Dr. Paula Andrea Ferrada, MD is a health care provider primarily located in Richmond, VA, with another office in Falls Church, VA. She has 22 years of experience. Her specialties include Critical Care Medicine, Surgery, Trauma Surgery. Dr. Ferrada is affiliated with Hampton VA Medical Center. She speaks Spanish and English.
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Graduated in 2001
Graduated in 2001
PUBLICATIONS PAPERS PUBLISHED IN PEER REVIEWED JOURNALS 1. Ferrada P, Vanguri P, Anand RJ, Whelan J, Aboutanos M, Duane T, Malhotra A, Ivatury R. A, B, C, D, Echo. Limited Transthoracic Echocardiogram (LTTE) is a useful tool to guide therapy for hypotension in the trauma bay. A Pilot Study. J Trauma. Accepted and in press. 2. Ferrada P, Vanguri P, Anand RJ, Whelan J, Duane T, Wolfe L, Ivatury RR. Flat Inferior Vena Cava: Indicator of Poor Prognosis in Trauma and Acute Care Surgery Patients. The American Surgeon. 2012. Accepted and In press 3. Ferrada P, Blunt Cardiac Rupture: A Challenging Diagnosis. The American Surgeon. 2012. Accepted and In press. 4. Ferrada P, Anand RJ, Whelan J, Aboutanos M, Duane T, Malhotra A, Ivatury R. Qualitative Assesment of the Inferior Vena cava. Useful tool for the Evaluation Of fluid status in the Critically ill patients. Am Surg. 2012 Apr;78(4):468-70 5. Anand RJ, Ferrada P ,Whelan J, Aboutanos M, Duane T, Malhotra A, Ivatury R. Thin Chest Wall is an Independent Risk Factor for the Development of Pneumothorax After Chest Tube Removal. Am Surg. 2012 Apr;78(4):478-80. 6. Ferrada P. Successful surgical treatment of emphysematous gastritis on a patient with poor cardiac function. Am Surg. 2012 Feb;78(2):66-7. 7. Ferrada P, Anand RJ, Grover A. Virginia Commonwealth University: Committed To The Professional Growth Of Women In Surgery. Am Surg. 2011 Nov;77(11) 1430-1431(2) 8. Ferrada P, Anand RJ, Whelan J, Aboutanos M, Duane T, Malhotra A, Ivatury R. Limited Echocardiogram: So Easy Any Trauma Attending Can Do It. J Trauma. 2011 Nov;71(5):1327-32 9. Ferrada P, Anand RJ, Punch L, Sisley A, Johnson SB, Lissauer M. Outcomes of percutaneous cholecystostomy: Is cholecystectomy always necessary? The Pan American Trauma Society Journal. Accepted and in Press 10. Feinstein AJ, Ferrada P Holland V, Sandy GL, Diaz JA, Ghaemmaghami V. The polytrauma patient at 34,000 feet: Safety of fixed-wing transport. The Pan American Trauma Society Journal. Accepted and in Press 11. Ferrada P, Arora T, Anand RJ. A Case Of Sigmoid Volvulus And Floppy Cecum : A Therapeutic Dilemma. Am Surg. 2011 Sep;77(9):188-9. 12. Ferrada PA, Jain K. Aberrant obturator artery: a hidden threat after pelvic fracture. Am Surg. 2011 Jun;77(6):126. 13. Ferrada P, Murthi S, Anand RJ, Bochicchio G, Scalea T. Transthoracic Focused Rapid Echocardiographic Examination (FREE): Real Time Evaluation Of Fluid Status In Critically Ill Trauma Patients. J Trauma. 2011 Jan;70(1):56-62; discussion 62-4 14. Anand RJ, Ferrada PA, Darwin PE, Bochicchio GV, Scalea TM. Endoscopic For Bile Leak After Severe Liver Trauma. J Trauma. 2011 Aug;71(2):480-5. 15. Peitzman A, Ferrada P, Puyana JC. Nonoperative management of blunt abdominal trauma: have we gone too far? Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2009 Oct;10(5):427-33. 16. Poggetti R, Leppanemi A, Ferrada P, Puyana JC, Peitzman AB, Ansaloni L, Catena F, Pinna AD, Moore EE.WSES SM (World Society of Emergency Surgery Summer Meeting) highlights: emergency surgery around the world (Brazil, Finland, USA) World J Emerg Surg. 2009 Mar 30;4:11. 17. Ferrada P, Janz B, Baker C. Injury Severity Score Underestimates the Outcome in Elderly Trauma Patients. Journal of the Panamerican Trauma Society Nov, 2006. 18. Cambron BA, Ferrada P, Walcott R, Karthik S, Kaynar AM. Demonstration of Unilateral Absence of the Palmar Arch Without Collateral Circulation. Circulation. 2006 Jan 3;113(1):e6-7.