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Kamrouz Ghadimi

Associate Professor of Anesthesiology
Anesthesiology, Cardiothoracic
40 Medicine Circle, Box 3094, Durham, NC 27710
40 Medicine Circle, Box 3094, Durham, NC 27710


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. 

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 Appointments & Affiliations

Associate Professor of Anesthesiology · 2019 - Present Anesthesiology, Cardiothoracic, Anesthesiology

Education, Training & Certifications

Duke-NIH Clinical Research Training Program · 2021 M.H.S.
Boston University · 2006 M.D.