Dr. Christopher Battaglia

Christopher Battaglia


Specializing In:

Critical Care Medicine Pulmonary Disease Palliative Care

Special Interests:

Hemodynamic monitoring and resuscitation Acute respiratory distress syndrome Emergency airway management Sepsis and septic shock Hospital resource utilization Evidence based medicine Palliative care in the ICU

About Christopher Battaglia


Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • Medical Director, Intermediate Care Unit (IMCU)
  • Assistant Professor of Oncology and Critical Care
  • Department of Internal Medicine
Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University at Buffalo
  • Clinical Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology
NY State Department of Health
  • Sepsis Advisory Workgroup


Education and Training:

  • 2008 - MD - University at Buffalo School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, Buffalo, NY


  • 2011 - Internal Medicine – University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY


  • 2015 - Pulmonary & Critical Care – University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY
  • 2012 - Hospice & Palliative Medicine – University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY

Board Certification:

  • 2015 - Critical Care Medicine (American Board of Internal Medicine)
  • 2014 - Pulmonary Disease (American Board of Internal Medicine)
  • 2012 - Hospice and Palliative Medicine (American Board of Internal Medicine)
  • 2011 - Internal Medicine (American Board of Internal Medicine)

Professional Memberships:

  • American Thoracic Society (ATS)
  • American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP)
  • American Medical Association (AMA)
  • Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM)

Honors & Awards:

  • 2019 - Buffalo Spree's Top Doctors in Western NY
  • 2010 - T. Franklin Williams Award in Geriatrics
  • 2008 - Arnold P. Gold Humanism in Medicine Honor Society


Full Publications list on PubMed
  • Battaglia CC, Hale K. Hospital-Acquired Infections in Critically Ill Patients With Cancer. J Intensive Care Med. 2019 Jul;34(7):523-536. doi: 10.1177/0885066618788019. Epub 2018 Jul 16. PMID: 30012057.

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