Our Current Faculty

Sundar Krishnan, M.B.B.S.
Clinical Associate Professor
Clinical Associate Professor in the Divisions of Cardiothoracic Anesthesia and Critical Care; Director: Surgical and Neurosciences Intensive Care Unit Medical Student Clerkship; Director: Faculty Seminar Series
Education
Medical School
  • All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS)
Internship
  • All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS)
Residency
  • All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS)
Fellowship
  • Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology: University of Iowa
  • Critical Care Medicine: University of Iowa
Research Interests
  • Perioperative echocardiography and use of ultrasound for hemodynamic monitoring
  • Prediction of fluid-responsiveness in the Intensive Care Unit
  • Training in echocardiography for non-cardiac anesthesiologists
Awards
  • You Made a Difference Award, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, 2016
  • Excellence in Teaching Award, for Resident Teaching, University of Iowa, Department of Anesthesia, 2016
  • Excellence in Teaching Award, for Resident Teaching, University of Iowa, Department of Anesthesia, 2015
  • Collegiate Teaching Award, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, 2013-2014
  • Certificate of Appreciation University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, 2013
  • Off-Service Teacher of the Year, University of Iowa, Department of Emergency Medicine, 2013
  • Residents' Teacher of the Year Award, University of Iowa, Department of Anesthesia, 2013
  • Nominated for the Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award, 2012
  • Nominated for the M3 Junior Teacher of the Year Award, University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine, 2012
  • Residents' Excellence in Teaching Award, University of Iowa, Department of Anesthesia, 2012
  • M4 Junior Teacher of the Year Award, University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine, 2012
  • Residents' Excellence in Teaching Award, University of Iowa, Department of Anesthesia, 2011
  • Residents' Teacher of the Year Award, University of Iowa, Department of Anesthesia, 2010
Appointments
  • Clinical Associate Professor, University of Iowa, 2015-present
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Iowa, 2010-2015
  • Associate, University of Iowa, 2009-2010
Publications
  1. Krishnan S, Schmidt GA: Extracorporeal Life Support for Adults Springer

  2. Krishnan S, Todd MM: The Chicken or the Egg: Hypertension Secondary to Intraoperative Subarachnoid Hemorrhage. J Neurosurg Anesthesiol 2015 May; 28(1):80-1

  3. Krishnan S, Schmidt GA: Acute right ventricular dysfunction: real-time management with echocardiography. Chest 2015 Mar; 147(3):835-46

  4. Krishnan S, Papworth DP, Farivar RS, Ueda K: Identification of coronary sinus injury by transesophageal echocardiography during placement of a retrograde cardioplegia catheter for minimally invasive cardiac surgery. Anesth Analg 2013 Feb; 116(3):560-2

  5. Kumar AB, Hata JS, Bayman EO, Krishnan S: Implementing a Hybrid Web-Based Curriculum for an Elective Medical Student Clerkship in a Busy Surgical Intensive Care Unit (ICU): Effect on Test and Satisfaction Scores. J Surg Educ 2013 Jan; 70(1):109-16

  6. Krishnan S, Kuhl T, Ahmed W, Togashi K, Ueda K: Efficacy of an online education program for ultrasound diagnosis of pneumothorax. Anesthesiology 2013 Jan; 118(3):715-21

  7. Krishnan S, Mill D: Transesophageal echocardiography in the intensive care unit J Periop Echocardiogr 2013; 1(1):4-15

  8. Krishnan S, Raw R: Recurrence of local anesthetic cardiac toxicity or hypokalemia? Anesth Analg 2009 Oct; 109(5):1705; author reply 1705

  9. Khandelwal M, Chhabra A, Krishnan S: Pituitary apoplexy following bilateral total knee arthroplasty. J Postgrad Med 2005 Jul; 51(2):155-6

  10. DeCosta A, D'Souza N, Krishnan S, Chhabra MS, Shihaam I, Goswami K: Community based trials and informed consent in rural north India. J Med Ethics 2004 Jun; 30(3):318-23