Kamrouz Ghadimi
Associate 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, heart and lung transplantation, and mechanical circulatory support including extracorporeal life support in the forms of membrane oxygenation (ECMO) or ventricular assist devices (VAD) for cardiopulmonary failure. 

Current Research Interests

-Perioperative outcomes and biomarkers in early Right Heart Failure (RHF) 
-Inhaled pulmonary vasodilation for pulmonary vasoreactivity 
-Thromboinflammation in Extracorporeal Life Support
-Thromboembolic events after treatment for acquired bleeding disorders

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