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Rodolfo M. Pascual, M.D.Wake Forest Baptist Health

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4.5 out of 5

99 Ratings
11 Comments
 

Rodolfo M. Pascual, M.D.

Associate Professor,

Clinical Interests

General Pulmonary Diseases, Pulmonary Hypertension

Contact Information

Department: 336-716-2011

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Education & Training

  • B.S., Albright College, 1990
  • M.D., Jefferson Medical College, 1994
  • Internship, Thomas Jefferson Univ Hsp, 1995
  • Residency, Thomas Jefferson Univ Hsp, 1997
  • Residency, Thomas Jefferson Univ Hsp, 1998
  • Fellowship, Thomas Jefferson Univ Hsp, 2002

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Critical Care Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease

NPI Number

  • 1346223484
Rodolfo M. Pascual, M.D.

Doctor Rating

4.5 out of 5

99 Ratings
11 Comments
 

Rodolfo M. Pascual, M.D.

Associate Professor, Pulmonary, Critical Care, Allergy, and Immunologic Medicine

Research Interests

Asthma; Anti-Asthmatic Agents; Muscle, Smooth; Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive; Trachea
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Contact Information

Academic: 336-713-7519 | Department: 336-716-2011

Recent Publications

Biomarker surrogates do not accurately predict sputum eosinophil and neutrophil percentages in asthmatic subjects. Hastie AT, Moore WC, Li H, Rector BM, Ortega VE, Pascual RM, Peters SP, Meyers DA, Bleecker ER.. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2013;132(1):72-80.

Predictors of response to tiotropium versus salmeterol in asthmatic adults. Peters SP, Bleecker ER, Kunselman SJ, Icitovic N, Moore WC, Pascual R, Ameredes BT, Boushey HA, Calhoun WJ, Castro M, Cherniack RM, Craig T, Denlinger LC, Engle LL, Dimango EA, Israel E, Kraft M, Lazarus SC, Lemanske RF Jr,.. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2013;132(5):1068-1074.

Asthma treatment. Hartman JM, Caldwell JW, Pascual RM, Peters SP. In: Adelman DC, Casale TB, Corren J, eds. Manual of allergy and immunology. 5th ed. Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins;2012: 150-172.

Similar decrements in FEV1 and FVC in not severe and severe asthma subjects following investigative bronchoscopy [abstract]. Bellinger C, Pascual R, Krings J, Smith R, Burmudez R, Peters SP, Bleecker ER, Moore WC.. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2012;185(Meeting Abstracts):A4178.

Blood eosinophils, exhaled nitric oxide, and IGE do not accurately predict sputum eosinophils [abstract]. Hastie AT, Moore WC, Li H, Rector BM, Pascual RM, Peters SP, Meyers DA, Bleecker ER.. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2012;185(Meeting Abstracts):A3926.

Bronchoscopy in patients with asthma. Bellinger C, Bowers B, Pascual R, Chin R Jr, Moore W, Conforti J.. Clin Pulm Med. 2012;19(1):1-4.

Comparison of physician-, biomarker-, and symptom-based strategies for adjustment of inhaled corticosteroid therapy in adults with asthma: the BASALT randomized controlled trial. Calhoun WJ, Ameredes BT, King TS, Icitovic N, Bleecker ER, Castro M, Cherniack RM, Chinchilli VM, Craig T, Denlinger L, DiMango EA, Engle LL, Fahy JV, Grant JA, Israel E, Jarjour N, Kazani SD, Kraft M, Kunselman SJ, Lazarus SC, Lemanske RF,.. JAMA. 2012;308(10):987-997.

Retrospective look at change in brain natriuretic peptide values in ambulatory patients with chronic heart failure. Wahla AS, Pascual R, Rafeq Z, Joseph J.. J Ayub Med Coll Abbottabad. 2012;24(2):3-6.

Anti-mitogenic effects of beta-agonists and PGE2 on airway smooth muscle are PKA dependent. Yan H, Deshpande DA, Misior AM, Miles MC, Saxena H, Riemer EC, Pascual RM, Panettieri RA, Penn RB.. FASEB J. 2011;25(1):389-397.

Mechanical ventilation in obstructive lung disease. Pascual RM, Breit JS. In: Truwit JD, Epstein SK, eds. A practical guide to mechanical ventilation. Chichester (UK): Wiley-Blackwell;2011: 195-203.

Safety of investigative bronchoscopy in the Severe Asthma Research Program. Moore WC, Evans MD, Bleecker ER, Busse WW, Calhoun WJ, Castro M, Chung KF, Erzurum SC, Pascual RM, Peters SP, et al.. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2011;128(2):328-336.

Asthma. Pascual RM, Peters SP.. Med Clin North Am. 2011;95(6):1115-1124.

Correlation of serum IL6 with lung function and phenotypic asthma clusters: data from the Severe Asthma Research Program (SARP) [abstract]. Hawkins GA, Robinson MB, Moore W, Hastie A, Pascual RM, Peters SP, Meyers DA, Bleecker ER.. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2011;183(Meeting Abstracts):A6169.

IL6 signaling in human airway smooth muscle (hasm): distinct signaling effected by the soluble IL6 receptor and functional consequences [abstract]. Robinson MB, Deshpande DA, Pascual RM, Panettieri RA, Penn R, Meyers DA, Bleecker ER, Hawkins GA.. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2011;183():A2074.

Update in asthma 2009. Moore WC, Pascual RM.. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2010;181(11):1181-1187.

Interferon gamma receptor beta chain (IFNGR2) polymorphisms are associated with FEV1 and FVC in Severe Asthma Research Program (SARP) asthmatics [abstract]. Pascual R.. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2010;181(1 Meeting Abstracts):A1071.

GATA3 polymorphisms are predictors of steroid use and atopic asthma in the Severe Asthma Research Program [abstract]. Slager RE, Pascual RM, Moore WC, Hawkins GA, Peters SP, Meyers D, Bleecker ER.. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2010;181(1 Meeting Abstracts):A1301.

Epigenetics of the beta2-adrenergic receptor gene [abstract]. Ortega VE, Liggett SB, Pascual R, Diallo A, Moore WC, Meyers D, Bleecker ER, Hawkins GA.. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2010;181(1 Meeting Abstracts):A1306.

Serum vitamin D levels are inversely correlated with FEV1 and FVC in asthma [abstract]. Pascual RM, Moore WC, Peters SP, Li H, Wenzel SE, Meyers DA, Weiss ST, Litonjua AA, Bleecker ER.. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2010;181(1 Meeting Abstracts):A6800.

Pharmacogenetics of asthma. Pascual RM, Bleecker ER.. Curr Opin Pharmacol. 2010;10(3):226-235.

Tiotropium bromide step-up therapy for adults with uncontrolled asthma. Peters SP, Kunselman SJ, Icitovic N, Moore WC, Pascual R, Ameredes BT, Boushey HA, Calhoun WJ, Meyers DA, Bleecker ER, et al.. N Engl J Med. 2010;363(18):1715-1726.

Management of chronic asthma: in adults. Pascual RM, Peters SP. In: Barnes P, Drazen J, Rennard S, Thomson N, eds. Asthma and COPD: basic mechanisms and clinical management. 2nd ed. Boston (MA): Elsevier/Academic Press;2009: 763-774.

Glucocorticoid- and protein kinase A-dependent transcriptome regulation in airway smooth muscle. Misior AM, Deshpande DA, Loza MJ, Pascual RM, Hipp JD, Penn RB.. Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 2009;41(1):24-39.

The irreversible component of persistent asthma. Pascual RM, Peters SP.. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2009;124(5):883-890.

Bronchoscopic myths and legends: safety of transbronchial lung biopsy in patients with pulmonary hypertension. Wahla AS, Depriest KL, Pascual RM, Chin R, Conforti JF.. Clin Pulm Med. 2009;16(5):281-283.

GATA3 polymorphisms are associated with baseline and maximal post-bronchodilator FEV1 in Severe Asthma Research Program (SARP) asthmatics [abstract]. Pascual RM, Slager RE, Li H, Hawkins GA, Peters SP, Moore WC, Meyers DA, Bleecker ER.. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2009;179(1 Meeting Abstracts):A2449.

Mitogenic effects of cytokines on smooth muscle are critically dependent on protein kinase A and are unmasked by steroids and cyclooxygenase inhibitors. Misior AM, Yan H, Pascual RM, Deshpande DA, Panettieri RA, Penn RB.. Mol Pharmacol. 2008;73(2):566-574.

Protein kinase A (PKA) inhibition renders interleukin-1 beta (IL-1 beta) pro-mitogenic to human airway smooth muscle (ASM) cells: role of induced GPCR ligands [abstract]. Misior AM, Yan H, Pascual RM, Deshpande D, Penn RB.. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2008;121(2 Suppl 1):S48.

Endogenous Gs-coupled receptors in smooth muscle exhibit differential susceptibility to GRK2/3-mediated desensitization. Kong KC, Gandhi U, Martin TJ, Anz CB, Yan H, Misior AM, Pascual RM, Deshpande DA, Penn RB.. Biochemistry. 2008;47(35):9279-88.

Management of persistent asthma in adults. Pascual RM, Peters SP. In: Castro M, Kraft M, eds. Clinical asthma. Philadelphia: Mosby/Elsevier;2008: 189-197.

Protein kinase A (PKA) inhibition renders interleukin-1beta (IL-1beta) pro-mitogenic to human airway smooth muscle (ASM) cells [abstract]. Misior AM, Yan H, Pascual RM, Penn RB.. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2007;175(Abstr Issue):A268.

Interleukin-1beta (IL-1beta)-mediated microsomal prostaglandin E2(PGE2) synthase (mPGES) induction regulates cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) and PGE2 production in human airway smooth muscle (HASM) [abstract]. Pascual RM, Seeds MC, Panettieri RA, Peters SP, Penn RB.. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2007;175(Abstr Issue):A663.

Treatment of moderate persistent asthma [topic reveiw]. Peters S, McCallister J, Pascual R.. UpToDate [online]. 2007;(version 15.2):.

PKC-dependent regulation of the receptor locus dominates functional consequences of cysteinyl leukotriene type 1 receptor activation. Deshpande DA, Pascual RM, Wang S-W, Eckman DM, Riemer EC, Funk CD, Penn RB.. FASEB J. 2007;21(10):2335-2342.

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Associate Professor, Pulmonary, Critical Care, Allergy, and Immunologic Medicine

Clinical Interests

General Pulmonary Diseases, Pulmonary Hypertension
Rodolfo M. Pascual, M.D.

Rodolfo M. Pascual, M.D.

Associate Professor, Pulmonary, Critical Care, Allergy, and Immunologic Medicine

Doctor Rating

4.5 out of 5

Rodolfo M. Pascual, M.D.99 Ratings
11 Comments


 

Doctor Ratings

The overall Patient Rating score is the average of responses to the nine questions listed below. The questions are from the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Responses are measured on a 1 to 5 scale, where 1 represents "very poor" and 5 represents "very good."
Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey

CP concern for questions/worries
4.6
CP efforts to include in decisions
4.5
CP explanations of prob/condition
4.6
CP spoke using clear language
4.7
Friendliness/courtesy of CP
4.6
Likelihood of recommending CP
4.6
Patients' confidence in CP
4.7
Time CP spent with patient
4.6
Wait time at clinic
4.0



Patient Comments

Comments are taken from the Care Provider section of the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Comments are posted exactly as they are written. Comments are added weekly. To protect patient privacy and confidentiality, patient names are not included.

8/16/2016

I use MyWakeHealth for my questions and concerns, as well as receiving notices and appointment information. I have always received a timely and helpful reply to any questions I might have, even if they are not in his specialty. He has called to check up on problems that have a worrisome nature. His concern is much appreciated.

7/16/2016

Very good!

6/27/2016

He made me feel like my conditions and breathlessness were nothing. Explain to him my _____ concerns in PR. He didn't go above and beyond to try to find out my problem.

6/20/2016

Dr. Pascual always goes above and beyond. Working me in if necessary, calling to check on me, etc.

5/20/2016

We are Pleased and Thankful

4/20/2016

I have already told everyone that I know what a wonderful Doctor he is and that he will do everything he can to help you have good health.

3/31/2016

Excellent evaluation technique.

3/8/2016

Liked that the summaries of visit and tests were posted online in a timely fashion

2/29/2016

Dr. Pascual does a wonderful job of explaining my medicine and condition to me.

2/12/2016

Moved from different provider and all very happy w/care thus far.

1/1/2016

He is wonderful. The office is great. I never thought I would like this long.

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