Weill Cornell anesthesiology associate prof joins UMMC faculty
Medical Center leadership is proud to announce the following addition to its faculty and leadership staff.
Veronica P. Carullo, M.D.
Dr. Veronica P. Carullo, associate clinical professor of anesthesiology at Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, has joined the Medical Center faculty as an associate professor of anesthesiology and pediatrics and director of pediatric pain management.
After receiving her B.S. in chemistry magna cum laude from Florida International University, Miami, Carullo earned her M.D. at the University of Miami School of Medicine in 2002. She had residency training in pediatrics from 2002-05 and in anesthesiology from 2005-08 and was chief resident in anesthesiology at New York Presbyterian Hospital - Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York City. She then completed the Longwood Combined Pain Medicine Fellowship in 2009 at Children’s Hospital Boston, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Massachusetts.
In 2010, Carullo joined the faculty at the Cohen Children’s Medical Center, New Hyde Park, New York, as director of pediatric pain management and as an assistant professor of pediatrics at the Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine at Hofstra University. In 2011, she joined Montefiore Medical Center and the Albert Einstein College of Medicine as an assistant professor of anesthesiology and pediatrics and director of pediatric pain management. She was promoted to associate clinical professor of anesthesiology and pediatrics in 2016 and served as program director of the Pediatric Anesthesiology Fellowship Program at Montefiore Medical Center from 2016-18. She served as director of pediatric pain management at New York Presbyterian Hospital - Weill Cornell Medical Center from 2019-20.
Carullo serves as a board examiner at the American Board of Anesthesiology. She is also an active member of several professional societies, including the American Society of Anesthesiologists, the American Academy of Pediatrics, the Society for Pediatric Anesthesia, the Society for Pediatric Pain Medicine and the Society for Education in Anesthesia. Carullo has served on numerous hospital committees. An ad hoc reviewer for the Association of American Medical Colleges’ MedEdPORTAL publications, she has authored or coauthored eight articles in peer-reviewed professional journals, 10 book chapters or book review articles, and 12 abstracts and oral presentations. She has also given six national and 11 regional invited presentations.
Her research interests include pediatric sickle cell pain and outcomes in children suffering from chronic pain. She served as co-investigator for an R01 grant, “Phase 2 Trial of Gamunex for Sickle Cell Acute Pain.” She has also served as principal investigator for a pair of industry-sponsored grants studying the safety and efficacy of tapentadol vs. morphine in children and adolescents suffering pain requiring prolonged opioid release and the safety of tapentadol in the treatment of postsurgical pain in children and adolescents.