Krishnan Raghavendran, M.D.
Professor of Surgery
University of Michigan Health Systems
1C421 University Hospital, SPC 5033
1500 E. Medical Center Drive
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-5033
Dr. Raghavendran is Professor of Surgery in the Division of Acute Care Surgery, Section of General Surgery. Dr. Raghavendran has been continuously funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) from both NIGMS and NHLBI for the past 11 years. The current R-01 is on the study of hypoxia-inducible factor 1 α in the pathogenesis of acute inflammatory response following lung contusion. The focus of his clinical interest is with ARDS and ventilator-associated pneumonia.
He currently serves as the program director for the surgical critical care fellowship. Additionally, he serves as the lead physician for the University of Michigan India collaborative. He has recently been funded by the NIH US/India collaborative with an R-03 award examining the role of ultrasound and measurement of optic nerve sheath diameter as a surrogate marker for traumatic brain injury.