Physician Profile

Mark L. Metersky, M.D.

Professor of Medicine
Medical Director, UConn Center for Bronchiectasis Care
Director, Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship Program
Office Locations:

Pulmonary Medicine
UConn Health
263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06030

Board Certifications:
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Sleep Medicine
Education and Training:
Undergraduate SchoolFranklin and Marshall CollegeBiology
Medical SchoolNew York University School of MedicineMedicine
InternshipBoston City HospitalInternal Medicine
ResidencyBoston City HospitalInternal Medicine
FellowshipUniversity of California San Diego Medical CenterPulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Honors and Awards:
Name of Award/HonorAwarding Organization
Garibaldi AwardUCONN Health
Winner of the Alfred Soffer Research Award for Best Clinical Research PresentationAmerican College of Chest Physicians Annual National Meeting
Included in Guide to Top DoctorsGuide to Top Doctors
Named One of America's Top Doctors 2001-2015America's Top Doctors
Connecticut Lung Health AwardAmerican Lung Association of Connecticut
Hospital Affiliation:
  • UConn John Dempsey Hospital
Selected Publications:

Peer Reviewed Publications

Management of Adults With Hospital-acquired and Ventilator-associated Pneumonia: 2016 Clinical Practice Guidelines by the Infectious Diseases Society of America and the American Thoracic Society. Kalil, Andre C; Metersky, Mark L; Klompas, Michael; Muscedere, John; Sweeney, Daniel A; Palmer, Lucy B; Napolitano, Lena M; O'Grady, Naomi P; Bartlett, John G; Carratalà, Jordi; El Solh, Ali A; Ewig, Santiago; Fey, Paul D; File, Thomas M; Restrepo, Marcos I; Roberts, Jason A; Waterer, Grant W; Cruse, Peggy; Knight, Shandra L; Brozek, Jan L. (2016). Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America,

Association Between Hospital Performance on Patient Safety and 30-Day Mortality and Unplanned Readmission for Medicare Fee-for-Service Patients With Acute Myocardial Infarction. Wang, Yun; Eldridge, Noel; Metersky, Mark L; Sonnenfeld, Nancy; Fine, Jonathan M; Pandolfi, Michelle M; Eckenrode, Sheila; Bakullari, Anila; Galusha, Deron H; Jaser, Lisa; Verzier, Nancy R; Nuti, Sudhakar V; Hunt, David; Normand, Sharon-Lise T; Krumholz, Harlan M. (2016). Journal of the American Heart Association, 7, (5),

Is There Any Reliable Clinical Evidence to Suggest That Acthar Is More Effective Than Other Forms of Corticosteroids in Treating Sarcoidosis and Other Diseases It Is Being Marketed to Treat?. Metersky, Mark L. (2016). Chest, 3, (149), 886.

The DRIP Score: Derivation and Prospective Multi-center Validation of a Model to Predict Drug Resistance in Community-Onset Pneumonia. Webb, Brandon J; Dascomb, Kristin; Stenehjem, Edward; Vikram, Holenarasipur R; Agrwal, Neera; Sakata, Kenneth; Williams, Kathryn; Bockorny, Bruno; Bagavathy, Kavitha; Mirza, Shireen; Metersky, Mark; Dean, Nathan C. (2016). Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy,

Electronic Health Record Adoption and Rates of In-hospital Adverse Events. Furukawa, Michael F; Eldridge, Noel; Wang, Yun; Metersky, Mark. (2016). Journal of patient safety,