Stephanie Eaton, MD

Stephanie Eaton, MDIn addition to pulmonary diseases, Dr. Eaton has special interest in critical care medicine. She has been the Medical Director of the Intensive Care Unit since 2007. Dr. Eaton has developed a specialized team of medical providers, including physicians, nurse practitioners and physicians assistants to manage the care of critically ill patients at Northside Hospital. In addition to ICU responsibilities, Dr. Eaton has an active role in Medical Staff leadership at Northside. She is a former Chairman of the Department of Medicine. Currently, she is the Chairman of Quality Improvement for the Department of Medicine and the Chairman of Pharmacy and Therapeutics. While training at Emory, Dr. Eaton developed an interest in clinical research and is actively involved in clinical trials. In addition, she is working closely with Northside's Central Research Office to expand pulmonary and critical care research to both our office and hospital patients.


Emory University; Atlanta, Georgia

Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Fellowship
July 1999 - June 2002

Emory University; Atlanta, Georgia

Internal Medicine, Residency
July 1996 - June 1999

University of California; Irvine, California.

Doctor of Medicine, August 1992 - June 1996

University of Southern California; Los Angeles, California

Master of Science, Biomedical Engineering
June 1986 - August 1987

Purdue University; West Lafayette, Indiana

Bachelor of Science, Engineering
Bachelor of Science, Biology
August 1982 - May 1986


Certification, Critical Care Medicine, 2002 - Present

Certification, Pulmonary Disease, 2001 - Present

Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine, 1999 - Present

Medical License, State of Georgia, 1997 - Present

Drug Enforcement Administration License, 1999 - Present


Chairman, Pharmacy & Therapeutics, Northside Hospital, 2013 - Present

Chairman, Quality Improvement, Department of Medicine, 2013 - Present

Chairman, Resuscitation Committee, Northside Hospital, 2013 - Present

Chairman, Department of Medicine, Northside Hospital, 2012 - 2013

Vice-Chairman, Department of Medicine, Northside Hospital, 2010 - 2012

Medical Director, Critical Care Services, Northside Hospital, 2007 - Present

Director of Research, Pulmonary and Critical Care of Atlanta, 2003 - Present

Partner and President, Pulmonary and Critical Care of Atlanta (formerly Northside Respiratory Care), 2004 - 2012

Associate, Northside Respiratory Care, 2002 - 2004

Medical Staff, Northside Hospital, 2002 - Present

Medical Staff, St. Joseph's Hospital, 2002 - 2013

Medical Staff, Kindred Hospital, 1999 - 2002

Corporate Consultant, Baxter Healthcare Corporation

Research & Development Edwards Critical-Care Division, 1992 - 1996

Biomedical Engineer, Baxter Healthcare Corporation

Research & Development, Edwards Critical-Care Division, 1987 - 1992


University of California, Irvine

Janet M. Glasgow Memorial Achievement Award, 1996
Gustave D. Suffin Clinical Medicine Award, 1996
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, 1996
The Academic Excellence in Basic Science Award, 1994
Lange Medical Publications Award Outstanding Achievement in Basic Sciences, 1994
American Society of Clinical Pathologists Award Academic Excellence and Achievement, 1994
Irving M. Reingold, M.D. Prize in Pathology, 1994
Donald E. Pinder, M.D. Memorial Scholarship for Anatomy, 1993

Baxter Healthcare Corporation

Outstanding Technical Contribution Award
Edwards Critical Care Division, 1993

Purdue University

Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society, 1987
Outstanding Freshman Engineer Award, 1987
Vice President, Society of Women Engineers, 1988


American Thoracic Society, 1999 - Present

American College of Chest Physicians, 1999 - Present

Society of Critical Care Medicine, 1999 - Present

American Medical Association, 1996 - Present

American College of Physicians, 1996 - Present


Eaton S, Burnham E, Steinberg KP, Hudson LD, Parsons PE, Moss M.

Direct Lung Injury is Associated with an Increased Incidence of the Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) in Septic Patients. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2001; 163(3): A448.

Burnham E, Brown LAS, Eaton S, Moss M.

Prolonged Glutathione Deficiency and Increased Total Protein Concentrations in the Epithelial Lining Fluid of Chronic Alcoholics. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2001; 163(3): A816.

Wong DH, Eaton S, Clack S.

Accuracy of Continuous Non-Invasive Blood Pressure Measurement at High and Low Blood Pressures. Critical Care Med 1994 22:A19.


Moss M, Parson PE, Steinberg KP, Hudson LD, Guidot DM, Burnham EL, Eaton S, Cotsonis GA.

Chronic alcohol abuse is associated with an increased incidence of acute respiratory distress syndrome and severity of multiple organ dysfunction in patients with septic shock. Critical Care Med 2003;31(3):869-77.

Martin GS, Mannino DM, Eaton S, Moss M.

The epidemiology of sepsis in the United States from 1979 through 2000. New Engl J Med 2003;348(16):1546-54.

Martin GS, Eaton S, Mealer M, Moss M.

Extravascular lung water in patients with severe sepsis: a prospective cohort study. Critical Care 2005;9:R74-R82.

Eaton S, Martin GS.

Clinical Developments in Treating ARDS. Expert Opinion on Investigational Drugs 2002;11(1):37-48.

Eaton S and Moss M.

Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome. In: Pulmonary/Respiratory Therapy Secrets 2nd ed, eds PE Parsons, JE Heffner. 2001.

Ferris SE, Konno M.

In-Vitro Validation of a Thermodilution Right Ventricular Ejection Fraction System. J Clin Monit 1992;8:74-80.

Spinale FG, Zellner JL, Mukerjee R, Ferris SE, Crawford FA.

Thermodilution Right Ventricular Ejection Fraction Catheter Positioning Effects. Chest 1990;98:1259-1265.

Eaton S.

Preliminary Pulsatile Flow Bench Validation of a Thermodilution Right Ventricular Ejection Fraction System. Intensive Care Med 1988;14:458-460.