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Primary Faculty

Derek C. Angus, MD, MPH, FRCP

Derek C. Angus, MD, MPH, FRCP

Chair, Department of Critical Care Medicine
Distinguished Professor and Mitchell P. Fink Chair, Department of Critical Care Medicine
Secondary appointments: Medicine, Health Policy & Management, and Clinical & Translational Science
Director, CRISMA Center, Department of CCM, University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences and UPMC Health System

angusdc@upmc.edu
412.647.6965

Ali Al-Khafaji, MD, MPH, FCCM

Ali Al-Khafaji, MD, MPH, FCCM

Professor of Critical Care Medicine
Medical Director, Transplant Intensive Care Unit, UPMC Montefiore

alkhafajia2@upmc.edu
412.647.9238

Raj Aneja, MD

Raj Aneja, MD

Medical Director, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
Associate Professor, Pediatrics and Critical Care Medicine


Nikhil Asher, MD

Nikhil Asher, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor of Critical Care Medicine

ashernr@upmc.edu
412.647.3135

Alicia Au, MD

Alicia Au, MD

Assistant Professor, Critical Care Medicine
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh

auak@upmc.edu
412-692-6261

Marie Baldisseri, MD, MPH, FCCM

Marie Baldisseri, MD, MPH, FCCM

Associate Professor of Critical Care Medicine, Medicine, and Health Promotion & Development

baldisserimr@upmc.edu
412.647.8499

Hülya Bayīr, MD

Hülya Bayīr, MD

Professor, Department of Critical Care Medicine
Professor, Department of Environmental and Occupational Health
Director of Research, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
Associate Director, Center for Free Radical and Antioxidant Health, Pitt Public Health
Associate Director, Safar Center for Resuscitation Research
Associate Chief, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

Bayihx@upmc.edu
412.692.5164

Michael Bell, MD

Michael Bell, MD

Professor, Critical Care Medicine
Children's Hospital of UPMC

bellmj4@upmc.edu

Matthew J. Bochkoris, MD

Matthew J. Bochkoris, MD

Assistant Professor, Pediatrics and Critical Care Medicine
Program Director, Pediatric Cardiac Critical Care Medicine Fellowship Training Program
Co-Medical Director, Transport Team

matt.bochkoris@chp.edu
412.692.9915

Arthur Boujoukos, MD

Arthur Boujoukos, MD

Professor, Department Critical Care Medicine
Executive and Clinical Vice Chairman,Department Critical Care Medicine

boujoukosaj@upmc.edu
412.647.8499

Christopher Brackney, MD

Christopher Brackney, MD

Assistant Professor, Department of Critical Care Medicine
Attending Physician, VA Hospital of Pittsburgh

brackneycr2@upmc.edu

Brad W. Butcher, MD

Brad W. Butcher, MD

Assistant Professor

butcherbw@upmc.edu
412.232.7341

Joseph Carcillo, MD

Joseph Carcillo, MD

Professor, CCM and Pediatrics

carcilloja@upmc.edu
412.692.6737

Lakshmipathi Chelluri, MD, MPH

Lakshmipathi Chelluri, MD, MPH

Professor, Department of Critical Care Medicine
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine



chelluril@upmc.edu
412-647-8410

Sherry HsiangYi Chou, MD, MMSc, FNCS

Sherry HsiangYi Chou, MD, MMSc, FNCS

Associate Professor, Department of Critical Care Medicine
Secondary appointments: Departments of Neurology and Neurosurgery

chouh@upmc.edu
412-647-8410

Robert R. B. Clark, MD

Robert R. B. Clark, MD

Chief, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
Tenured Professor of Critical Care Medicine
Secondary appointments: Pediatrics and Clinical and Translational Science
Associate Director, Safar Center for Resuscitation Research

clarkrs@upmc.edu
412.692.5164

Gilles Clermont, MD, MSc

Gilles Clermont, MD, MSc

Professor of Critical Care Medicine, Industrial Engineering, and Mathematics
Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering
Associate Professor of Clinical and Translational Science
Medical Director, Center for Inflammation and Regenerative Modeling, University of Pittsburgh
Co-Director, Clinical Research, Investigation, and Systems Modeling of Acute illness (CRISMA) Laboratory
Director, Systems Medicine Program, CRISMA Center, Department of Critical Care Medicine

clermontg@upmc.edu
412.647.3859

David W. Crippen, MD, FCCM

David W. Crippen, MD, FCCM

Professor Emeritus, Departments of Critical Care Medicine and Neurological Surgery (Ret)

crippen@pitt.edu
cripdw@upmc.edu
412.298.6046

Joseph M. Darby, MD

Joseph M. Darby, MD

Professor of Critical Care Medicine and Surgery
Medical Co-Director, Neurotrauma Intensive Care Unit, UPMC Presbyterian

darbyjm@upmc.edu
412.647.8413

Cameron Dezfulian, MD

Cameron Dezfulian, MD

Assistant Professor, Adult and Pediatric Critical Care Medicine and Clinical and Translational Science
Scientist, Safar Center for Resuscitation Research
Faculty, Vascular Medicine Institute, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

dezfulianc@upmc.edu
412.383.3128

Yuliya Domnina, MD

Yuliya Domnina, MD

Assistant Professor, University of Pittsburgh

domninaya@upmc.edu
412.692.5164

Chenell Donadee, MD

Chenell Donadee, MD

Assistant Professor, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Assistant ICU Director, ICU UPMC Mercy Hospital

donadeecl@upmc.edu
412.232.7341

Lillian Liang Emlet, MD

Lillian Liang Emlet, MD

Assistant Professor, Department of Critical Care Medicine
Program Director, Emergency Medicine Critical Care Fellowship, Department of Critical Care Medicine

emlell@upmc.edu

Dave Emlet, PhD

Dave Emlet, PhD

Research Assistant Professor, Center for Critical Care Nephrology, CRISMA Center

Dre12@pitt.edu
emletd@upmc.edu
412-383.4205

Ericka Fink, MD, MS

Ericka Fink, MD, MS

Associate Professor, Critical Care Medicine and Pediatrics
Associate Professor, Clinical and Translational Science Institute
PI on the POCCA (Personalizing Outcomes after Child Cardiac Arrest), Early vs. Usual Care Rehabilitation for Children with Acute Brain Injury in the ICU: an RCT, and PANGEA Studies

finkel@ccm.upmc.edu
412-692-5164

Dana Fuhrman, DO, MS

Dana Fuhrman, DO, MS

Assistant Professor, Critical Care Medicine and Pediatrics
Assistant Professor, Pediatric Nephrology
Associate Program Director, Pediatric Critical Care Fellowship Training Program

dana.fuhrman@chp.edu
412.383.4208

Timothy Girard, MD, MSCI

Timothy Girard, MD, MSCI

Visiting Associate Professor, Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh

timothy.girard@upmc.edu

Hernando Gomez Danies, MD

Hernando Gomez Danies, MD

Assistant Professor, Department of Critical Care Medicine

gomezh@upmc.edu
412.383.4207

Scott R. Gunn, MD

Scott R. Gunn, MD

Associate Professor, Critical Care & Emergency Medicines, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Chief of Service, UPMC PUH/MUH Critical Care Medicine
Medical Director, Surgical Trauma Intensive Care Unit, UPMC Presbyterian
Medical Director, Respiratory Therapy Services, UPMC
Medical Director, Intensive Care Unit Command Center, UPMC
Medical Director, Advanced Practice Program, UPMC

gunnsr@upmc.edu
412.647.8499

Melinda Hamilton, MD, MSc

Melinda Hamilton, MD, MSc

Associate Professor, CCM and Pediatrics
Associate Director Pediatric Programs, Peter M. Winter Institute for Simulation, Education and Research
Condition A/C Task Force Co-Chair
Director, Pediatric Simulation Chair
Director, Pediatric Critical Care Fellowship Training Program

fiedml@upmc.edu
412.692.6090

John R. Hotchkiss, MD

John R. Hotchkiss, MD

Associate Professor of Critical Care Medicine and Medicine Strategic Analyst, Chief Business Office, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System

hotchkissjr@upmc.edu
412-647-6966

David T. Huang, MD, MPH

David T. Huang, MD, MPH

Associate Professor, Departments of Critical Care Medicine, Emergency Medicine, and Clinical and Translational Science
Director, Multidisciplinary Acute Care Research Organization (MACRO)
Administrative Core Director, CRISMA Center
Associate Medical Director, Transplant Intensive Care Unit, UPMC Montefiore

huangdt@upmc.edu
412.647.6818

Ruchira Jha, MD

Ruchira Jha, MD

Assistant Professor

jharm3@upmc.edu

Jeremy Kahn, MD

Jeremy Kahn, MD

Professor of Critical Care Medicine and Health Policy & Management
Director, Health Policy & Management Program, CRISMA Center
Director, Research Fellowship Program, Department of Critical Care Medicine
Vice Chair for Academic Affairs

kahnjm@upmc.edu
412.683.7601

A. Murat Kaynar, MD, MPH

A. Murat Kaynar, MD, MPH

Associate Professor, Departments of Critical Care Medicine and Anesthesiology
Program Director, Anesthesiology Critical Care Medicine Fellowship

kaynarm@upmc.edu
412-647-9073

John A. Kellum, MD

John A. Kellum, MD

Tenured Professor, Critical Care Medicine
Chair of Critical Care Research
Professor of Medicine, Bioengineering, and Clinical & Translational Science
Director, Center for Critical Care Nephrology Vice Chair for Research, Department of Critical Care Medicine Director, Center for Assistance in Research using eRecord (CARe)

kellum@pitt.edu
412.383.4223

Hyung Kook Kim, MD

Hyung Kook Kim, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor

kimhk@upmc.edu
412.647.3136

Nahmah Kim-Campbell, MD

Nahmah Kim-Campbell, MD

Assistant Professor, CCM and Pediatrics

kimcampbellna@upmc.edu
412.692.9914

Patrick Michael Kochanek MD, FCCM

Patrick Michael Kochanek MD, FCCM

Professor and Vice Chairman, Department of Critical Care Medicine
Professor of Anesthesiology, Pediatrics and Clinical and Translational Science
Director, Safar Center for Resuscitation Research, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

kochanekpm@ccm.upmc.edu
412.383.1900

Linas Mockus, MD

Linas Mockus, MD

Assistant Professor

mockusl@upmc.edu
412.647.3035

Deepika Mohan, MD

Deepika Mohan, MD

Assistant Professor of Critical Care Medicine and Surgery

mohand@upmc.edu
412.647.6357

Jason Moore, MD

Jason Moore, MD

Associate Professor of Critical Care Medicine
Director, Critical Care – Internal Medicine Fellowship Program, Multidisciplinary Critical Care Training Program, Department of Critical Care Medicine

moorje@ccm.upmc.edu
412.647.6795

Ricardo A. Muñoz, MD, FAAP, FCCM, F.A.C.C.

Ricardo A. Muñoz, MD, FAAP, FCCM, F.A.C.C.

Chief, Cardiac Intensive Care Division, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
Director, Cardiac Recovery Program, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
Medical Director for Global Business and Telemedicine, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
Director, International Affairs, Heart Center, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
Professor, Departments of Critical Care Medicine, and Pediatrics & Surgery, University of Pittsburgh

munorx@ccm.upmc.edu
412.692.5540

Holt Murray, MD

Holt Murray, MD

Assistant Professor, CCM, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Co-Director, Cardiothoracic Intensive Care Unit, UPMC Presbyterian

murrhn@upmc.edu
412.232.7341

Raghavan Murugan, MD

Raghavan Murugan, MD

Associate Professor of Critical Care Medicine and Clinical & Translational Science
Core Faculty, Center for Critical Care Nephrology, CRISMA Center
Director, Clinical and Research Observership Programs, Department of Critical Care Medicine
ICU Director & Chief of Critical Care Medicine, Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC
Director, Rapid Response Team (RRT), UPMC Presbyterian

muruganr@upmc.edu
412.383.4206

Richard A. Orr, MD, FCCM

Richard A. Orr, MD, FCCM

Professor, Critical Care Medicine and Pediatrics Staff, Cardiac Intensive Care Division

orrra@ccm.upmc.edu
412.692.5164

Michael R. Pinsky, MD

Michael R. Pinsky, MD

Professor of Critical Care Medicine, Bioengineering, Anesthesiology, Cardiovascular Diseases, and Clinical & Translational Science

pinskymr@upmc.edu
412.647.7766

Kees Polderman, MD

Kees Polderman, MD

Visiting Professor

poldermankh@upmc.edu
412.647.5387

Alan J. Rosenbloom

Alan J. Rosenbloom

Adjunct Assistant Professor of CCM

rosenbloomaj@ccm.upmc.edu

Joan Sanchez-de-Toledo, MD, PhD

Joan Sanchez-de-Toledo, MD, PhD

Clinical Director, Cardiac Intensive Care Unit, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
Assistant Professor, Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh

SanchezDeToledoJ@upmc.edu
412-692-7366

Penny Lynn Sappington, MD

Penny Lynn Sappington, MD

Assistant Professor, CCM, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Medical Director, Cardiothoracic/Surgical Intensive Care Unit, UPMC Presbyterian

sappingtonpl@upmc.edu
412.647.8499

Christopher W. Seymour, M.D., M.Sc.

Christopher W. Seymour, M.D., M.Sc.

Assistant Professor, Departments of Critical Care and Emergency Medicine

seymourcw@upmc.edu
412.647.7125

Lori Shutter, MD, FNCS, FCCM

Lori Shutter, MD, FNCS, FCCM

Vice Chair of Education, Critical Care Medicine
Professor, Critical Care Medicine, Neurology & Neurosurgery
Director, Neurocritical Care Fellowship Training Program
Medical Director, Neurovascular & Neurotrauma ICUs

shutterla@upmc.edu
412.647.8410

Matthew Siedsma, MD

Matthew Siedsma, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor

siedsmamp@upmc.edu
412-647-6249

Dennis Simon, MD

Dennis Simon, MD

Assistant Professor

dennis.simon2@chp.edu
412.692.9919

Ann Thompson, MD, MHCPM

Ann Thompson, MD, MHCPM

Vice Dean, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Professor, CCM and Pediatrics

Thompsonae@medschool.pitt.edu
412.648.9000

Shekhar Venkataraman, MD

Shekhar Venkataraman, MD

Professor, CCM and Pediatrics
Medical Director, Respiratory Care Services

venkataramanst@upmc.edu
412.692.6251

Xiaoyan Wen, MD, MS

Xiaoyan Wen, MD, MS

Visiting Research Assistant Professor, Center for Critical Care Nephrology, CRISMA Center

wenx@upmc.edu
412.383.4205

Douglas B. White, MD

Douglas B. White, MD

UPMC Chair for Ethics in Critical Care Medicine
Professor, Departments of Medicine and Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Director, Program on Ethics and Decision Making in Critical Illness, CRISMA Center, Department of Critical Care Medicine
Vice-Chair for Faculty Development, Department of Critical Care Medicine

whitedb@upmc.edu
412.864.3757

Sachin Yende, MD, MS

Sachin Yende, MD, MS

Professor of Critical Care Medicine and Clinical and Translational Sciences
Vice President, Critical Care, VA Pittsburgh
Director, Clinical Epidemiology Program, CRISMA Center

yendes@upmc.edu
412.647.8403