Kamrouz Ghadimi
Associate Professor of Anesthesiology

Overview
Dr. Ghadimi is a cardiothoracic anesthesiologist, intensivist (ICU doc), physician scientist and director of the clinical research unit in the Department of Anesthesiology at Duke Health. 

Clinical Education
Dr. Ghadimi is a medical school graduate of Boston University School of Medicine, completed his internship in general surgery at the University of California Irvine Medical Center and Long Beach Veterans Affairs Medical Center and completed clinical anesthesiology residency at the Allegheny Health Network in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He completed advanced clinical fellowship specialization in adult Critical Care Medicine (surgical focus) and Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology at the University of Pennsylvania Health System in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 

Expertise
Dr. Ghadimi's expertise and instruction spans across the cardiothoracic operating rooms and cardiothoracic ICU environments. His expertise includes perioperative hemostasis & thrombosis, critical care of the heart or lung transplant recipient, and critical care for the patient on mechanical circulatory support, which may include extracorporeal life support (i.e. ECMO) or ventricular assist devices/systems.

Research Education
Dr. Ghadimi is a clinical and translational researcher and holds a Master in Health Sciences (M.H.Sc.) from the Duke-NIH Clinical Research Training Program. 

Current Research Interests

  • Outcomes and novel biomarkers in perioperative right heart failure
  • Inhaled pulmonary vasodilation for perioperative pulmonary hypertension
  • Clinical trials in the critically ill patient (ICU Trials)
  • Thromboinflammation in lung injury and extracorporeal life support
  • Thromboembolic events after treatment for acquired bleeding disorders

Current Appointments & Affiliations

Contact Information

  • 40 Medicine Circle, Box 3094, Durham, NC 27710
  • 40 Medicine Circle, Box 3094, Durham, NC 27710

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