Sheila Krishnan, DO

Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine, Division of Pulmonary Diseases and Critical Care Medicine

Specialty Areas: Lung Transplant and Pulmonary hypertension

Chronology: BS and BA: University of California Davis 2005; DO: A.T. Still University, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, 2011; Internal Medicine Residency: Indiana University 2011-2014; Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship: Indiana University 2014-2017; Lung Transplant and Pulmonary Hypertension Fellowship: Indiana University 2017-2018; Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine: University of North Carolina 2018 to present.

Dr. Krishnan is interested in the pulmonary vascular changes that occur in advanced lung disease, particularly as they relate to worsening chronic hypoxia.

Selected Bibliography:

2018    Krishnan S, Kniese CM, Mankins M, Heitkamp DE, Sheski FD, Kesler KA. Management of Broncholithiasis. Journal of Thoracic Disease2018 Oct 2018.

2018    Krishnan S, Lahm T. A Case Report of Hepatopulmonary Syndrome in Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia (HHT): Not all Right-to-Left Shunting in HHT is Due to Pulmonary Ateriovenous Malformations. MedicineAug 2018.

2017    Mizumura K, Justice M, Schweitzer K, Krishnan S, Bronova I, Berdyshev E, Hubbard W, Pewzner-Jung Y, Futerman A, Choi A, Petrache I. Sphingolipid regulation of lung epithelial cell mitophagy and necroptosis during cigarette smoke exposure. Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology Journal. Dec 2017.

2007    Franz CE, Barker JC, Kravitz RL, Flores Y, Krishnan S, Hinton L.  Non-medical influences on the use of cholinesterase inhibitors in dementia care.  Alzheimer Disease & Associated Disorders; Jul/Sept: 21:241-248.


2016-2017 Barst Award recipient

Sheila Krishnan, DO