Mark Rumbak, MD

Professor, College Of Medicine Internal Medicine

College Of Medicine Internal Medicine

Contact Info 12901 Bruce B. Downs Blvd
MDC19
Tampa, FL 33612

Academic Email: mrumbak@health.usf.edu

Academic Phone: (813) 974-2272

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Education

  • MB BCH, Medicine/Surgery, Witwatersrand University Johannesburg, 1978

Memberships

  • American College of Physicians (Fellow, 2012 - Present)
  • American College of Chest Physicians (Fellow, 2012 - Present)
  • American Thoracic Society (Member, 2012 - Present)

Recent Publications

  • Mouzakis, J.Somboonwit, C.Lakshmi, S.Rumbak, M.Sinnott, J.Cherpelis, B.Keshishian, J. Levamisole induced necrosis of the skin and neutropenia following intranasal cocaine use: a newly recognized syndrome. Journal of drugs in dermatology : JDD. 10(10) : 1204-7, 2011. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21968674
  • Rumbak, MJ.Solomon, D. Ventilator-associated pneumonia: are we winning the war? The Lancet infectious diseases. 11(11) : 806-7, 2011. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21798810
  • Rumbak, M.Cancio, M. Prevention of infection caused by gram-positive bacteria in the bloodstream and lungs. Infection control and hospital epidemiology : the official journal of the Society of Hospital Epidemiologists of America. 31(8) : 879-80; author reply 880, 2010. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20608829
  • Taylor, BT.Pezzo, SP.Rumbak, M. Palla's sign and Hampton's hump in pulmonary embolism. Respiration; international review of thoracic diseases. 80(6) : 568, 2010. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20587999
  • Le, TV.Rumbak, MJ.Liu, SS.Alsina, AE.van Loveren, H.Agazzi, S. Insertion of intracranial pressure monitors in fulminant hepatic failure patients: early experience using recombinant factor VII. Neurosurgery. 66(3) : 455-8; discussion 458, 2010. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20173540
  • Self, TH.Twilla, JD.Rogers, ML.Rumbak, MJ. Inhaled corticosteroids should be initiated before discharge from the emergency department in patients with persistent asthma. The Journal of asthma : official journal of the Association for the Care of Asthma. 46(10) : 974-9, 2009. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19995133
  • Rumbak, MJ.Solomon, DA. Does the clinical consensus definition of ALI/ARDS continue to fit our needs? Chest. 135(2) : 251-2, 2009. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19201702
  • Clum, SR.Rumbak, MJ. Mortality and tracheotomy. Critical care medicine. 35(3) : 963-4, 2007. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17421094
  • Clum, SR.Rumbak, MJ. Mobilizing the patient in the intensive care unit: the role of early tracheotomy. Critical care clinics. 23(1) : 71-9, 2007. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17307117
  • Self, TH.Chrisman, CR.Mason, DL.Rumbak, MJ. Reducing emergency department visits and hospitalizations in African American and Hispanic patients with asthma: a 15-year review. The Journal of asthma : official journal of the Association for the Care of Asthma. 42(10) : 807-12, 2005. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16393716
  • Rumbak, MJ. Pneumonia in patients who require prolonged mechanical ventilation. Microbes and infection / Institut Pasteur. 7(2) : 275-8, 2005. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15715988
  • Rumbak, MJ.Newton, M.Truncale, T.Schwartz, SW.Adams, JW.Hazard, PB. A prospective, randomized, study comparing early percutaneous dilational tracheotomy to prolonged translaryngeal intubation (delayed tracheotomy) in critically ill medical patients. Critical care medicine. 32(8) : 1689-94, 2004. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15286545
  • Rumbak, MJ. The pathogenesis of ventilator-associated pneumonia. Seminars in respiratory and critical care medicine. 23(5) : 427-34, 2002. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16088636
  • Rumbak, MJ. Hospital-acquired pneumonia. Seminars in respiratory and critical care medicine. 23(5) : 411-3, 2002. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16088634

Awards/Honors

  • Governor (American College of Chest Physicians for Florida - 2009)
  • Fellow (American College of Chest Physicians. F.C.C.P. - 1992)
  • Fellow (American College of Physicians. F.A.C.P. - 1991)