Kamrouz Ghadimi
Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology

Specialty Certifications & Education: I am a Cardiothoracic Intensive Care Physician and Cardiothoracic Anesthesiologist at Duke University Hospital with board specialty certifications in Anesthesiology, Critical Care Medicine, and Advanced Echocardiography. I am a medical school graduate of Boston University School of Medicine, completed my surgical internship at the University of California Irvine Medical Center, and completed residency training at the Allegheny Health Network in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Before coming to Duke University, I completed a two-year advanced clinical fellowship in Adult Surgical Critical Care Medicine and Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology at the University of Pennsylvania Health System in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 

Clinician-Educator: My clinical expertise and instruction spans across the Cardiothoracic operating rooms and CTICU settings. This includes care of the bleeding patient, Cardiothoracic organ transplantation, and mechanical circulatory support including extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) or ventricular assist devices (VAD) for Cardiogenic Shock. 

Current Research Interests

-Outcomes and biomarkers in Right Heart Failure (RHF) for advanced heart failure therapies
-Inhaled pulmonary vasodilation for RV-Pulmonary arterial coupling efficiency 
-Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation (DIC) during Mechanical Circulatory Support
-Thrombotic and Embolic outcomes after treatment of hemorrhagic shock
-Perfusion strategies during cardiopulmonary bypass for end-organ protection

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