Matteo Parotto

Matteo Parotto
Associate Professor
Matteo Parotto
Contact Info
T: (416) 340-3567 (416) 340-3698
University Health Network - Toronto General Hospital
200 Elizabeth Street, 3EN-438
Toronto, ON, M5G 2C4
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Staff Anesthesiologist and Intensivist
Clinical Interests
cardiovascular anesthesia, critical care
Research Interests
advanced airway management, critical care

Dr. Parotto’s major academic focuses are on airway management, ventilator induced lung injury and critical care outcomes. He is co-director to Dr. Richard Cooper of the airway fellowship program at Toronto General Hospital. He also serves on the research committee of the Society for Airway Management (SAM).



Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto
Department of Anesthesia, University of Toronto
Toronto General Hospital - Anesthesia, Critical Care, Cardiovascular Surgery, Cardiology

Publications and Awards

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Recent Publications

  1. Parotto M, Cooper RMC. Tracheal extubation and reintubation of the critically ill - challenges coming and going. Crit Care 2015; 19:151.
  2. Cabrera-Benitez NE, Laffey JG, Parotto M, Spieth PM, Villar J, Zhang H, Slutsky AS. Mechanical Ventilitation-Associated Lung Fibrosis in Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome. A Significant Contributor to Poor Outcome. Anesthesiology 2014 121(1): 189-98.
  3. Parotto M, Valenza F, Ori C, Spieth PM. Minimally invasive versus open oesophagectomy for oesophageal cancer. Lancet 2012;380(9845):884.
  4. Cabrera-Benitez NE, Parotto M, Post M, Han B, Spieth PM, Cheng WE, Valladares F, Villar J, Liu MY, Sato M, Zhang H, Slutsky AS. Mechanical stress induces lung fibrosis by epithelial-mesenchymal transition (EMT). Crit Care Med 2012; 40:510-7.
  5. Micaglio M, Bonato R, De Nardin M, Parotto M, Trevisanuto D, Zanardo V, Doglioni N, Ori C. Prospective, randomized comparison of ProSeal and Classic laryngeal mask airways in anaesthetized neonates and infants. Br J Anaesth 2009; 103(2):263-7.