Kamrouz Ghadimi
Associate Professor of Anesthesiology

Dr. Ghadimi is an ICU physician, Cardiothoracic Anesthesiologist, and Researcher at Duke University Medical Center with board specialty certifications in Anesthesiology, Critical Care Medicine, and Advanced Echocardiography. 

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 training at the Allegheny Health Network in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He completed advanced clinical fellowship specialization in adult Critical Care Medicine 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 settings. This includes care of the bleeding patient, heart and lung transplantation, and mechanical circulatory support including extracorporeal life support in the forms of membrane oxygenation (ECMO) or ventricular assist devices (VAD).

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

  • Perioperative outcomes and biomarkers in early Right Heart Failure (RHF) 
  • Inhaled pulmonary vasodilation for pulmonary vasoreactivity 
  • 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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