Kamrouz Ghadimi
Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology

Specialty Certifications & Education: Kamrouz (Kam) Ghadimi, M.D. is a Cardiothoracic Anesthesiologist and Intensive Care Physician at Duke University Medical Center with board specialty certifications in Anesthesiology, Critical Care Medicine, and Advanced Perioperative Echocardiography. He is a medical school graduate of Boston University School of Medicine in Boston, Massachusetts, completed his surgical internship at the University of California Irvine Medical Center, and completed residency training in Anesthesiology at the Allegheny Health Network in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Before coming to Duke University, Dr.Ghadimi completed a two-year advanced fellowship in Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. During his fellowship, he was selected by faculty and peers to receive the prestigious Joel A. Kaplan, MD Award for Outstanding Fellow.

Clinical Practice: His expertise spans across the operating room and cardiothoracic surgical ICU settings, including care of the patient with mechanical circulatory support devices such as extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) and ventricular assist devices (VAD).

Research Interests: Dr. Ghadimi's research involves the optimization of perioperative outcomes, acquired disorders of bleeding related to surgery, and the critical care of patients undergoing transplantation. He is the recipient of several research grants establishing new perioperative care guidelines, developing novel therapeutic strategies to prevent adverse perioperative bleeding events, and optimizing end-organ function through pulmonary vasodilation. He has published several textbook chapters and written multiple peer-reviewed articles, which have been cited in high-impact factor journals such as the New England Journal of Medicine, Circulation, and Nature Reviews.

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