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Patrick Costello



Medical Intensive Care Unit, Advanced Medical Intensive Care Unit


PharmD: University of Illinois at Chicago

Residency Training

PGY1: University of Chicago Medicine
PGY2 Critical Care: University of Chicago Medicine

Patrick Costello

Practice Interests

Emergency response, shock states, hemodynamics, vasoactive agents, liver disorders, sedation practices, pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic alterations in the critically ill

Professional Affiliation

  • Society of Critical Care Medicine

  • American Society of Health-System Pharmacists

  • Illinois Council of Health-System Pharmacist

Recent Publications

  • Mohammad RA, Nguyen CT, Costello PG, et al. Medication changes and diagnosis of new chronic illnesses in covid-19 intensive care unit survivors. Ann Pharmacother. 2022;56(9):973-980.

  • Condeni MS, Basting AT, Costello PG, et al. Major publications in the critical care pharmacotherapy literature: 2019. J Crit Care. 2021;62:197-205. 

  • Gregorowicz AJ, Costello PG, Gajdosik DA, et al. Effect of iv push antibiotic administration on antibiotic therapy delays in sepsis. Crit Care Med. 2020;48(8):1175-1179

Academic and/or National Presentations

  • Dogma-lysis in the ICU: Dispelling Myths of the Intensive Care Unit (0.3 hour). Chicagoland Critical Care Conference (C4). ACPE accredited critical care pharmacy symposium.

Current Research

  • The role of continuous insulin infusion for hypertriglyceridemia in critically ill adults

  • Hypoglycemia among obese patients with diabetic ketoacidosis

  • Evaluation of adherence to a sedation management bundle and impact on clinical outcomes in critically ill adults at a single center

  • Phenobarbital vs. lorazepam for the treatment of alcohol withdrawal in critically ill patients

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