Be Well Virginia: Pulmonary and Critical Care
In our fourth town hall session, NVFP physicians welcomed Dr. Anthony Casolaro. Dr. Casolaro is a pulmonologist with over 30 years of experience in pulmonary and critical care medicine. He completed his pulmonary training at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), where he trained under Dr. Anthony Fauci.
He is currently the lead physician for the Washington Redskins, as well as the president of the NFL Physicians Association. In addition, Dr. Casolaro has been the primary pulmonary consultant to the White House under multiple presidents. Recently, Dr. Casolaro has had experience caring for COVID-19 patients, both inpatient and outpatient.
He is a dynamic speaker, and has great stories to share!
7:33: Dr. Casolaro provides a brief discussion of COVID-19 – its origin, mode of transmission, common symptoms, diagnostic tests, treatment, and prognosis.
21:53: Dr. Casolaro explains each of the six drugs that can be potentially helpful for the treatment of patients with COVID-19 disease.
28:30 Dr. Casolaro shares his experience of isolating himself from his family to keep them safe from possible transmission of coronavirus.
45:34: Dr. Casolaro explains how hyperinflation relates to asthma.
47:08: Dr. Casolaro shares his opinion about their plans on the upcoming NFL season.