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Jamie Rae Privratsky

Associate Professor of Anesthesiology
Anesthesiology, Critical Care Medicine
DUMC Box 3094, Durham, NC 27710
303 Research Dr, Alexander Sands Bldg, Room 101, Durham, NC 27710


Dr. Jamie Privratsky is an Associate Professor in the Department of Anesthesiology and Department of Pharmacology and Cancer Biology at Duke University Medical Center. He is an anesthesiologist and intensive care physician scientist who practices critical care medicine at Duke University Hospital and Duke Regional Hospital. Dr. Privratsky’s research interests involve investigating strategies to treat postoperative and critical illness acute kidney injury (AKI) and prevent its transition to chronic kidney disease. In pre-clinical studies, he investigates mechanisms of injury and repair in mouse models of AKI. He has a particular interest in the role of myeloid cells in acute kidney injury and recovery as well as mitochondrial function and cellular metabolism during AKI. He also participates in epidemiologic studies in humans to better understand mechanisms of post-surgical and critical illness AKI. Dr. Privratsky is currently funded by a K08 award from NIGMS and an R01 award from NIDDK.  He is also Assistant Director of the Duke Anesthesiology Academic Career Enrichment Scholars (ACES) residency research track. 

Current Appointments & Affiliations

Associate Professor of Anesthesiology · 2022 - Present Anesthesiology, Critical Care Medicine, Anesthesiology
Associate Professor in Pharmacology and Cancer Biology · 2023 - Present Pharmacology & Cancer Biology, Basic Science Departments

Education, Training & Certifications

Medical College of Wisconsin · 2012 M.D.
Medical College of Wisconsin · 2010 Ph.D.