Michael Petzar, MD

Michael Petzar, MD

Michael Petzar, MD
Michael Petzar, MD

Associate Professor of Pathology

Russell Hall 124

1425 Prince Avenue

Athens, GA 30602




1979 – 1983    MD (1983): The Albany Medical College of Union University

1977 – 1979    MS (1979) Microbiology & Immunology: University of California, Los Angeles

1973 – 1977    BA (1977) Chemistry: Northwestern University



2017 – 2019             Infectious Disease Fellowship: Creighton University School of Medicine, Omaha NE

2004 – 2005            Blood Banking/Transfusion Medicine Fellowship: University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh PA

2002 – 2003            Hematopathology Fellowship: University of CA, Davis (Sacramento)

2001 – 2002            Anatomic / Clinical Pathology Residency: University of CA, Davis (Sacramento)

1998 – 2001            Anatomic / Clinical Pathology Residency: Loma Linda University Medical Center, Loma Linda, CA

1983 – 1986            Internal Medicine Residency: Department of Internal Medicine, Department of Veterans Affairs,

Martinez, CA  (University of California, Davis affiliated hospital)

Honors / Awards / Achievements

1976 Paul & Evalyn Richter International Fellow: Award to study medical ethics in Australia

Selected Publications

2018               Anthone J, Abbas A, Alexander B, Boldt D, Ased S, Carroll C, Cavalieri S, Horne J, Velagapudi M, Valenta C, Andukuri G, Paguia R, Petzar M, Kassim T, George E, Magliulo E, Destache C, Vivekanandan R. New Robust Antimicrobial Stewardship Program (ASP) Results in Reduction of Clostridium difficile 30-Day Readmission. Open Forum Infectious Diseases., 2018


2005               Abstract: Transfusion: 2005, Vol 45 Supplement Scientific Session p12A — S32-030G A Retrospective Study of Hemoglobin Values and Outcomes in Transfused and Non-transfused Patients with Acute Coronary Syndromes


Continuing Medical Education Publications:

2008 – 2013      College of American Pathologists:  Clinical Pathology Improvement Program

2013 CME exercise, Myelodysplastic/Myeloproliferative syndromes including RARS-T

2010 CME exercise, Acute Myeloid Leukemia with NPM1 mutation

2008 CME exercise, Hemoglobin electrophoresis/HPLC interpretation

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