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Mitchell C. Rashkin, MD


Fellowship Director, Department of Internal Medicine

Internal Medicine | College of Medicine

  • Fellowship : University of Cincinnati Medical Center (Pulmonary )
  • Residency : University of Cincinnati Medical Center (Internal Medicine )
  • Internship : University of Cincinnati Medical Center (Internal Medicine )
  • Medical Degree: University of Michigan
  • Bachelor's Degree: University of Michigan (Computer Science)
Board Certifications & Licenses

American Board of Internal Medicine (Critical Care Medicine) (Certification Date: 1987-11-10) - (Recertification Date: 2017-09-01)
American Board of Internal Medicine (Certification Date: 1980-09-09)
American Board of Internal Medicine (Pulmonary Disease) (Certification Date: 1982-11-09)


Critical Care Medicine
Internal Medicine

Contact Information
Research Interests

Patients in a Medical Intensive Care Unit, Interaction of Patients with Respiratory Failure with Mechanical Ventilation, Diagnosis of Pneumonia in the Population, Relationship of Oxygen Delivery and Consumption, Treatment of Toxicological Emergencies.

Clinical Interests

Critical Care Medicine

Lung Disease

Pulmonary Disease

Chronic Cough

Diaphragmatic Hernia



Legionnaires' Disease (Legionellosis)

Neuromuscular pulmonary disease



Pulmonary Tuberculosis

Respiration Disorders

Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV)

Respiratory Tract Disease

Respiratory Tract Infections

Shortness of Breath

Thoracic Disease


Whooping Cough (Pertussis)

Peer Reviewed Publications

Mulhall, Aaron M; Rashkin, Mitchell C; Pina, Elsira M 2016. Bilateral Diaphragmatic Paralysis: A Rare Complication Related to Endoscopic Ultrasound-Guided Celiac Plexus Neurolysis. Annals of the American Thoracic Society, 13 9, 1660-2

Sall, D; Wang, J; Rashkin, M; Welch, M; Droege, C; Schauer, D 2014. Orlistat-induced fulminant hepatic failure. Clinical obesity, 4 6, 342-7

Ali N, Wolf K, Hammersley J, Hoffman S, O'Brien J, Phillips G, Rashkin MC, et al. 2011. Continuity of Care in Intensive Care Units, a Cluster-Randomized Trial of Intensivist Staffing. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, 184 June, 803

Ali, Naeem A; Hammersley, Jeffrey; Hoffmann, Stephen P; O'Brien, James M; Phillips, Gary S; Rashkin, Mitchell; Warren, Edward; Garland, Allan 2011. Continuity of care in intensive care units: a cluster-randomized trial of intensivist staffing. American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine, 184 7, 803-8

Seaman JC, Knepler JL, Bauer K, Rashkin MC 2010. The Mean Green Popsicle: Using Cryotherapy to Remove Aspirated Foreign Bodies Journal of Bronchology & Interventional Pulmonology, 17 October, 348

Seaman, Joseph C; Knepler, James L; Bauer, Karen; Rashkin, Mitchell 2010. The mean green popsicle: using cryotherapy to remove aspirated foreign bodies. Journal of bronchology & interventional pulmonology, 17 4, 348-50

Mueller, Eric W; Rockey, Michelle L; Rashkin, Mitchell C 2008. Sunitinib-related fulminant hepatic failure: case report and review of the literature. Pharmacotherapy, 28 8, 1066-70

Baughman, Robert P; Henderson, Rogene F; Whitsett, Jeffrey; Gunther, Karen L; Keeton, Deborah A; Waide, James J; Zaccardelli, David S; Pattishall, Edward N; Rashkin, Mitchell C 2002. Surfactant replacement for ventilator-associated pneumonia: a preliminary report. Respiration; international review of thoracic diseases, 69 1, 57-62

Baughman, R P; Spencer, R E; Kleykamp, B O; Rashkin, M C; Douthit, M M 2000. Ventilator associated pneumonia: quality of nonbronchoscopic bronchoalveolar lavage sample affects diagnostic yield. The European respiratory journal : official journal of the European Society for Clinical Respiratory Physiology, 16 6, 1152-7

Pesce, A J; Rashkin, M; Kotagal, U 1998. Standards of laboratory practice: theophylline and caffeine monitoring. National Academy of Clinical Biochemistry. Clinical chemistry, 44 5, 1124-8

Baughman, R P; Gunther, K L; Rashkin, M C; Keeton, D A; Pattishall, E N 1996. Changes in the inflammatory response of the lung during acute respiratory distress syndrome: prognostic indicators. American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine, 154 1, 76-81

Thornley-Brown, D; Galla, J H; Williams, P D; Kant, K S; Rashkin, M 1992. Lithium toxicity associated with a trichobezoar. Annals of internal medicine, 116 9, 739-40

Merigian, K S; Hedges, J R; Kaplan, L A; Roberts, J R; Stuebing, R C; Pesce, A; Rashkin, M C 1991. Plasma catecholamine levels in cyclic antidepressant overdose. Journal of toxicology. Clinical toxicology, 29 2, 177-90

Merigian, K S; Woodard, M; Hedges, J R; Roberts, J R; Stuebing, R; Rashkin, M C 1990. Prospective evaluation of gastric emptying in the self-poisoned patient. The American journal of emergency medicine, 8 6, 479-83

Ploysongsang, Y; Rashkin, M C; Ranganathan, V H 1990. Serial physiologic studies of a chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patient in acute respiratory failure: clues for weaning? Respiration; international review of thoracic diseases, 57 2, 122-6

Baker, P B; Merigian, K S; Roberts, J R; Pesce, A J; Kaplan, L A; Rashkin, M C 1988. Hyperthermia, hypertension, hypertonia, and coma in a massive thioridazine overdose. The American journal of emergency medicine, 6 4, 346-9

Ploysongsang, Y; Baughman, R P; Loudon, R G; Rashkin, M C 1988. Factors influencing the production of wheezes during expiratory maneuvers in normal subjects. Respiration; international review of thoracic diseases, 54 1, 50-60

Ploysongsang, Y; Branson, R; Rashkin, M C; Hurst, J M 1988. Pressure flow characteristics of commonly used heat-moisture exchangers. The American review of respiratory disease, 138 3, 675-8

Baughman, R P; Thorpe, J E; Staneck, J; Rashkin, M; Frame, P T 1987. Use of the protected specimen brush in patients with endotracheal or tracheostomy tubes. Chest, 91 2, 233-6

Rashkin, M C; Youngs, C; Penovich, P 1987. Pentobarbital treatment of refractory status epilepticus. Neurology, 37 3, 500-3

Rashkin, M C; Davis, T 1986. Acute complications of endotracheal intubation. Relationship to reintubation, route, urgency, and duration. Chest, 89 2, 165-7

Rashkin, M C; Bosken, C; Baughman, R P 1985. Oxygen delivery in critically ill patients. Relationship to blood lactate and survival. Chest, 87 5, 580-4

Baughman, R P; Stein, E; MacGee, J; Rashkin, M; Sahebjami, H 1984. Changes in fatty acids in phospholipids of the bronchoalveolar fluid in bacterial pneumonia and in adult respiratory distress syndrome. Clinical chemistry, 30 4, 521-3

Baughman, R P; Solinger, A; Hurtubise, P; Dohn, M N; Walzer, P D; Rashkin, M C; Dortin, D . Bronchoalveolar lavage in patients with the acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS). AIDS research, 1 2, 91-7

Santiago, R; Rashkin, M C . Lithium toxicity and myxedema coma in an elderly woman. The Journal of emergency medicine, 8 1, 63-6