Jambunathan Krishnan, MD

Title(s)Associate Professor, Pediatrics - Fresno
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    Jambunathan Krishnan, M.D., is board certified in General Pediatrics and Pediatric Critical Care by the American Board of Pediatrics.

    After completing Medical School at Dayanand Medical College, he completed residency training in Pediatrics at Punjab University, India. He practiced as a junior faculty at the University College of Medical Sciences before coming to the United States and completing a second residency in Pediatrics at St. Joseph’s Hospital and Regional Medical Center in New Jersey. He then trained for his fellowship in Pediatric Critical Care at the University of Maryland.
    Dr. Krishnan’s professional interests include outcomes in pediatric critical care, airway pressure release ventilation and alternative modes of mechanical ventilation, and resident and medical student education.
    As a pediatric critical care specialist, Dr. Krishnan is dedicated to the unique needs of critically ill children and their families. He makes sure his patients continually have access to the best medical team to speed up recovery and minimize pain while offering support and encouragement.

    Dr. Krishnan is currently faculty of University of California, San Francisco in the UCSF Fresno Department of Pediatrics. He previously served as faculty at Saint Louis University School of Medicine, St. Louis where he was in-charge of residency education for the PICU. Later he was at the Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital, Grand Rapids, Michigan State University. While at HDVCH, Grand Rapids he started the Pediatric Critical Care Fellowship program and served as its first Program Director.

    His hobbies include sports and travel. He is fluent in English, Punjabi, Hindi, and Tamil.

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    1. "Sonographic Correlation of spontaneous pneumothorax with renal anomalies" Pediatric Research: Supplement; Vol 4; May; 2000. Krishnan, Jambunathan; Morrison, Wynne; D. Vanwie.
    2. Review of the article by Hackbarth R.M. et al. "Survival and functional outcome in pediatric traumatic brain injury: a retrospective review and analysis of predictive factors". Critical Care Medicine: 2002; 30 (7): 1630 - 5. Published in the official Pediatric Critical Care website in the evidence-based journal club on 11/24/2002. Krishnan, J. and Morrison, W.
    3. "APRV: An alternative mode of ventilation in pediatric ARDS" Critical Care Medicine: Supplement, December, Vol 31 (12); 2003 A107. Krishnan, Jambunathan; Morrison, Wynne; D. Vanwie.
    4. "Platelet Counts: A predictor of outcomes in the PICU" Critical Care Medicine: Supplement, December, Vol 32 (12); 2004 A 84. Krishnan, Jambunathan; Simone, Shari; Morrison, Wynne; Ackerman, Alice.
    5. "Platelet course predicts PICU outcomes" Critical Care Medicine: Supplement, December, Vol 33 (12); 2005 A 96. Krishnan, Jambunathan; Simone, Shari; Morrison, Wynne; Ackerman, Alice.
    6. "Airway pressure release ventilation; A Pediatric Case Series"; Pediatric Pulmonology, 2007, January; 42 (1): 83-88. Krishnan, J.; Morrison, W.
    7. "Implications of thrombocytopenia and platelet course on pediatric intensive care unit outcomes"; Pediatr Crit Care Med 2008 Sep;9(5):502-5. Krishnan, Jambunathan; Simone, S.; Morrison, W.; Ackerman, A.
    8. "Nutritional deficits early in critical illness do not impact outcomes in children" Critical Care Medicine: Supplement, December, Vol 40 (12); 2012. Egelmeer, Daniela; Sabol, Kristie; Ferguson, Karen; Krebs, Jamie; Johnson, Candace; Ndika, Akunne; Zuiderveen, Sandra; Davis, Alan; Krishnan, Jambunathan.
    9. Review of the article by Cavallazzi, R. et al. "Association between time of admission to the ICU and mortality; a systematic review and meta-analysis". Chest. 2010 July; 138 (1):68-75. Published in the official Pediatric Critical Care website in the evidence-based journal club on 5/9/2012. Kruse, K.; Krishnan, J.