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Mihai V. Podgoreanu

Associate Professor of Anesthesiology
Anesthesiology, Cardiothoracic
Box 3094 DUMC, Durham, NC 27710
DUMC, Anesthesiology Box 3094, Box 3094, Durham, NC 27710


1. Systems biology approaches to modeling perioperative cardiovascular injury and adaptation.
2. Mechanisms of perioperative myocardial injury; functional genomics applied to perioperative myocardial injury.
3. Metabolic consequences of perioperative myocardial ischemia-reperfusion injury.
4. Animal models and comparative genomic approaches to study perioperative myocardial ischemia-reperfusion injury.
5. Functional genomics of vein graft disease.
6. Animal models of vein graft disease.
7. Genetic association studies in perioperative medicine.
8. Clinico-genomic risk prediction models for perioperative and long-term adverse cardiovascular outcomes following cardiac surgery.

9. Intraoperative quantification of tissue perfusion by contrast echocardiography.
10. Use of myocardial tissue deformation indices to characterize perioperative ventricular dysfunction/stunning
11. 3-D echocardiographic evaluation of the right ventricle

Current Appointments & Affiliations

Associate Professor of Anesthesiology · 2011 - Present Anesthesiology, Cardiothoracic, Anesthesiology
Chief, Division of Cardiac Anesthesiology · 2013 - Present Anesthesiology, Cardiothoracic, Anesthesiology

Education, Training & Certifications

Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy (Romania) · 1993 M.D.