Gianluca Cerri

Emergency Medicine Physician

Baton Rogue, Louisiana

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Gianluca Cerri MD's Bio

Dr. Gianluca Cerri, MD, is an esteemed Emergency Medicine Specialist based in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, with over two decades of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans in 1997 and has since built a distinguished career focused on advancing emergency medical practices.

Dr. Cerri completed his residency in Internal Medicine at LSU Health Sciences Center in Lafayette, followed by a residency in Emergency Medicine at UMass Chan Medical School, solidifying his expertise in handling acute medical emergencies. Throughout his career, Dr. Cerri has been affiliated with several notable medical facilities, including Franklin Medical Center, Mercy Hospital Joplin, and Bothwell Regional Health Center, where he has been instrumental in improving patient care and emergency response services.

Certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine, Dr. Cerri holds active medical licenses in multiple states, reflecting his broad impact across the healthcare landscape. His professional journey is marked by a commitment to innovative healthcare solutions, including the implementation of point-of-care ultrasound and telemedicine to enhance the accessibility and quality of care in rural and underserved areas.

Dr. Cerri’s contributions to medical research and education are also significant, with publications and presentations that have influenced emergency medicine practices nationally. Through his clinical excellence and dedication to patient care, Dr. Gianluca Cerri continues to be a leading figure in emergency medicine, deeply committed to the health and well-being of his community.

Gianluca Cerri MD's Career Background

Franklin Medical Center

Emergency Medicine Physician
Winnsboro, LA

Since its establishment in 1970, Franklin Medical Center has been a key healthcare provider in Franklin Parish, Louisiana. Over the past 40 years, the hospital has grown significantly and is now recognized as one of the leading medical facilities in the region, committed to delivering advanced medical care with the latest techniques and equipment.

Our Lady Of Lourdes Regional Medical Center

Emergency Medicine Physician
Lafayette, LA

The Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System is a leading non-profit Catholic healthcare provider headquartered in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Serving over half of Louisiana’s population and the largest metropolitan area in Mississippi, the organization operates a comprehensive network of hospitals, clinics, and elder care facilities across both states.

Mercy Hospital Joplin

Emergency Medicine Physician
Joplin, Missouri

Mercy Hospital Joplin has been a healing presence in the southwestern Missouri area for over a century. Today, they continue providing compassionate medical and specialty care on our campus, conveniently located just south of I-44 off South Main St.

Southeast Health Center of Stoddard County

Emergency Medicine Physician
Dexter, Missouri

Mercy Hospital Stoddard has been a cornerstone of community healthcare since its establishment in 1969. Committed to providing high-quality medical care, the hospital serves a broad range of health needs for residents in the region.

Bothwell Regional Health Center

Emergency Medicine Physician
Sedalia, Missouri

Bothwell Regional Health Center, established in 1930 in west-central Missouri, provides comprehensive, cost-effective healthcare with a compassionate touch. Accredited by The Joint Commission, the center offers a wide range of services including cancer care, orthopedics, and more, supported by over 900 staff and nearly 100 physicians across multiple locations.

Acadian Medical Center

Emergency Medicine Physician
Eunice, Louisiana

Acadian Medical Center, an acute care hospital in Eunice, LA, offers a broad spectrum of inpatient, outpatient, and emergency services, including surgery, cardiology, and obstetrics. As one of the largest employers in the area, the center is committed to “Making Communities Healthier” and ensures non-discriminatory access to all its services.

UMass Chan Medical School

Resident, Emergency Medicine
2005 – 2008
Worcester, Massachusetts

UMass Chan Medical School, located in Worcester, Massachusetts, stands as the commonwealth’s premier public academic health sciences center. Founded in 1962, it was established with the dual goals of providing affordable, high-quality medical education to state residents and enhancing the number of primary care physicians in underserved areas.

LSU Health Sciences Center/University Hospital and Clinics (Lafayette)

Resident, Internal Medicine
1997 – 2000
Lafayette, Louisiana

LSU Health Sciences Center/University Hospital and Clinics in Lafayette is a renowned institution dedicated to advancing healthcare through education, research, and clinical service. Established to serve as a critical training ground for healthcare professionals, it offers a comprehensive range of medical programs and is pivotal in addressing the healthcare needs of Louisiana.

Licenses & Certifications

Certification in Emergency Medicine

America Board of Emergency Medicine

  • Texas State Medical License: 2008 – 2026
  • North Dakota State Medical License: 2019 – 2026
  • Florida State Medical License: 2019 – 2026
  • Georgia State Medical License: 2019 – 2025
  • Louisiana State Medical License: 1998 – 2025
  • Missouri State Medical License: 2019 – 2025
  • North Carolina State Medical License: 2011 – 2012

(Note: Expiry dates are provided when available; some licenses might be renewed beyond the listed expiration dates, and users should verify current status directly with relevant licensing bodies.)

Gianluca Cerri MD's Newsfeed

Use of point-of-care lactate in the prehospital aeromedical environment

March 19, 2014

Marie Mullen, Gianluca Cerri, Ryan Murray, Angela Talbot, Alexandra Sanseverino, Peter McCahill, Virginia Mangolds, Jesse Volturo, Chad Darling, Marc Restuccia

This PubMed article titled explores the utility of lactate measurement in identifying critical illness in emergency medical scenarios. Conducted by University of Massachusetts Memorial LifeFlight, the study tested whether lactate levels could predict mortality and influence emergency interventions like fluid administration, transfusion, and intubation. Although initial results did not show significant management changes, high lactate levels indicated a trend toward increased mortality, suggesting a need for further research in this area.

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Gianluca Cerri MD: Emergency Medicine in Louisiana

April 22, 2024

Explore the unique hurdles and solutions in Louisiana’s emergency healthcare system. With its rich culture and geographic proneness to natural disasters, the state’s emergency medicine infrastructure, shaped by experts like Dr. Gianluca Cerri MD, demonstrates resilience and commitment to innovation, ensuring comprehensive care amidst adversity.

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Gianluca Cerri MD: Bridging the Gap with Innovations in Emergency Medicine for Rural Healthcare

March 20, 2024

How Dr. Gianluca Cerri MD and other leaders are transforming emergency medical services in rural areas. Discover the groundbreaking use of telemedicine, point-of-care ultrasound, and advanced transport methods that are enhancing accessibility and improving outcomes for remote communities.

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Gianluca Cerri MD's Media


Gianluca Cerri, Ideamensch Interview

May 15, 2024

Discover the journey of Dr. Gianluca Cerri, MD, a dedicated Emergency Medicine physician in Louisiana, in this enlightening interview. From his roots in Milan, Italy, to overcoming language barriers and rising as a medical leader, Dr. Cerri shares insights on innovation in healthcare, particularly telemedicine, and his passion for enhancing emergency care in rural areas.

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What Does Success Look Like to You? – Gianluca Cerri MD

Explore the inspiring journey of Dr. Gianluca Cerri, MD, a leader in Emergency Medicine, as he shares his views on success, innovation, and the balance between professional and personal life. In this profound interview, Dr. Cerri delves into how he defines success in emergency medicine, not just through achievements but by the significant impact made on patients’ lives, and the importance of continuous learning and adaptability in a constantly evolving field.

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Dr. Gianluca Cerri, MD: A Journey Through Emergency Medicine

March 18, 2024

Dive into the compelling interview with Dr. Gianluca Cerri, MD, where he shares his journey from Italy to becoming a leading Emergency Medicine physician in Louisiana. Explore his deep commitment to patient care, the critical moments that shaped his career, and his advice for aspiring medical professionals.

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Gianluca Cerri MD's Education

Louisiana State University of Medicine in New Orleans

New Orleans, Louisiana
Doctor of Medicine (MD)
1993 – 1997

LSU Health Sciences Center/University Hospital and Clinics (Lafayette)

Lafayette, Louisiana
Internal Medicine
1997 – 2000

UMass Chan Medical School

Worcester, Massachusetts
Emergency Medicine
2005 – 2008

Press Releases

Dr. Gianluca Cerri: Leading the Charge in Emergency Medicine Innovation and Community Care in Louisiana

May 16, 2024

In a revealing interview, Dr. Gianluca Cerri, a trailblazer in emergency medicine from Louisiana, discusses his illustrious career marked by innovation and a deep commitment to community care. Dr. Cerri shares his journey and vision for advancing healthcare accessibility and patient-centered practices.

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Gianluca Cerri MD: Exploring the Depths of Success in Emergency Medicine

April 22, 2024

In an in-depth interview Dr. Gianluca Cerri, a distinguished Emergency Medicine physician, delves into what defines success in his field, blending personal anecdotes with professional insights. From his academic roots in Milan to his impactful career in Louisiana, Dr. Cerri exemplifies dedication to patient care, continuous improvement, and a balanced life beyond the hospital.

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Dr. Gianluca Cerri: Emergency Medicine with Compassion and Innovation

March 25, 2024

Explore the journey and insights of Dr. Gianluca Cerri, MD, a trailblazer in emergency medicine, in a new interview. Discover how his Italian heritage, rigorous education, and dedication to compassionate care shape his approach to medical emergencies and patient interactions.

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Awards & Recognition

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Patient Experience Award
  • Extraordinary Service Award
  • Leadership and Dedication Award