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Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Peter A. Ferrazzano, MD, earned his medical degree from the St. Louis School of Medicine and completed his residency at Saint Vincent's Catholic Medical Center in New York.


Pediatric Critical Care

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Hospital Affiliation(s)

University Hospital (primary)

UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Department of Pediatrics

Professional Certifications and Education

Board Certification Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
Fellowship Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital of New York
Residency Saint Vincent's Catholic Medical Center, New York City, NY
Medical School St. Louis University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO, 1999

Medical interpreters are available to help patients communicate with hospital and clinic staff. For more information, please contact interpreter services at (608) 262-9000.


Our doctors provide a wide range of services. The following list represents some, but not all, of the procedures offered by this physician.

  • Lumbar Puncture
PubMed Articles
Cikla U Chanana V Kintner DB Covert L Dewall T Waldman A Rowley P Cengiz P Ferrazzano P . Suppression of microglia activation after hypoxia-ischemia results in age-dependent improvements in neurologic injury. J Neuroimmunol. 2016 Feb 15;291:18-27
[PubMed ID: 26857490]
Hsu DA Rayer K Jackson DC Stafstrom CE Hsu M Ferrazzano PA Dabbs K Worrell GA Jones JE Hermann BP . Correlation of EEG with neuropsychological status in children with epilepsy. Clin Neurophysiol. 2016 Feb;127(2):1196-205
[PubMed ID: 26337841]
Cikla U Chanana V Kintner DB Udho E Eickhoff J Sun W Marquez S Covert L Otles A Shapiro RA Ferrazzano P Vemuganti R Levine JE Cengiz P . ERĪ± Signaling Is Required for TrkB-Mediated Hippocampal Neuroprotection in Female Neonatal Mice after Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy(1,2,3). eNeuro. 2016 Jan-Feb;3(1)
[PubMed ID: 26839918]
Kujoth GC Neves GF Cikla U Akture E Uluc K Song C Hananya T Sadighi A Ferrazzano P Baskaya MK . Monitoring Ischemic Cerebral Injury in Spontaneously Hypertensive Rats by Diffusion Tensor Imaging. Turk Neurosurg. 2016;26(4):500-12
[PubMed ID: 27400095]
Cengiz P Kintner DB Chanana V Yuan H Akture E Kendigelen P Begum G Fidan E Uluc K Ferrazzano P Sun D . Sustained Na+/H+ exchanger activation promotes gliotransmitter release from reactive hippocampal astrocytes following oxygen-glucose deprivation. PLoS One. 2014;9(1):e84294
[PubMed ID: 24392123]
Ferrazzano P Chanana V Uluc K Fidan E Akture E Kintner DB Cengiz P Sun D . Age-dependent microglial activation in immature brains after hypoxia- ischemia. CNS Neurol Disord Drug Targets. 2013 May 1;12(3):338-49
[PubMed ID: 23469850]
Uluc K Kendigelen P Fidan E Zhang L Chanana V Kintner D Akture E Song C Ye K Sun D Ferrazzano P Cengiz P . TrkB receptor agonist 7, 8 dihydroxyflavone triggers profound gender- dependent neuroprotection in mice after perinatal hypoxia and ischemia. CNS Neurol Disord Drug Targets. 2013 May 1;12(3):360-70
[PubMed ID: 23469848]
Hutchinson EB Sobakin AS Meyerand ME Eldridge M Ferrazzano P . Diffusion tensor MRI of spinal decompression sickness. Undersea Hyperb Med. 2013 Jan-Feb;40(1):23-31
[PubMed ID: 23397865]
Shi Y Chanana V Watters JJ Ferrazzano P Sun D . Role of sodium/hydrogen exchanger isoform 1 in microglial activation and proinflammatory responses in ischemic brains. J Neurochem. 2011 Oct;119(1):124-35
[PubMed ID: 21797866]
Cengiz P Kleman N Uluc K Kendigelen P Hagemann T Akture E Messing A Ferrazzano P Sun D . Inhibition of Na+/H+ exchanger isoform 1 is neuroprotective in neonatal hypoxic ischemic brain injury. Antioxid Redox Signal. 2011 May 15;14(10):1803-13
[PubMed ID: 20712402]
Cengiz P Uluc K Kendigelen P Akture E Hutchinson E Song C Zhang L Lee J Budoff GE Meyerand E Sun D Ferrazzano P . Chronic neurological deficits in mice after perinatal hypoxia and ischemia correlate with hemispheric tissue loss and white matter injury detected by MRI. Dev Neurosci. 2011;33(3-4):270-9
[PubMed ID: 21701150]
Ferrazzano P Shi Y Manhas N Wang Y Hutchinson B Chen X Chanana V Gerdts J Meyerand ME Sun D . Inhibiting the Na+/H+ exchanger reduces reperfusion injury: a small animal MRI study. Front Biosci (Elite Ed). 2011 Jan 1;3:81-8
[PubMed ID: 21196287]
Kintner DB Chen X Currie J Chanana V Ferrazzano P Baba A Matsuda T Cohen M Orlowski J Chiu SY Taunton J Sun D . Excessive Na+/H+ exchange in disruption of dendritic Na+ and Ca2+ homeostasis and mitochondrial dysfunction following in vitro ischemia. J Biol Chem. 2010 Nov 5;285(45):35155-68
[PubMed ID: 20817726]