Murali G Krishna, MD

Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor of Pulmonary and Critical Care, Department of Primary Care

Courses Taught:

Pulmonary medicine


7/09-6/12           Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Fellowship at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Medical center, Jacobi Medical Center & Jack D. Weiler Hospital, Bronx, NY 10467

6/06-6/09           Internal Medicine Residency at University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB), 301, University Boulevard, Galveston, TX- 77555

8/99-6/05           Medical school at Madras Medical College, 3, EVR Periyar high road, Park town, Chennai, India

Board Certifications:

Board certification- Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine (2009-2019)

Board certification- Pulmonary Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine (2011-2021)

Board certification- Critical care Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine (2012-2022)

Academic Appointments:

Adjunct Assistant Professor

Hospital Appointments:

Orange Regional Medical Center

Professional Affiliations:

American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP)

American Thoracic Society (ATS)

Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM)


Fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians (FCCP- ACCP)

Areas of Research/Interest:

Lung cancer screening

Medical emergency response teams

Selected Publications:

Book chapter: Sedation, delirium and Coma, Maria Osundele PharmD, CGP, BCPS, Samer El Zarif MD, Aamir Gilani MD and Murali G Krishna MD FCCP.

Granulomatosis with polyangitis (GPA)- report of an unusual case. Zagelbaum N, Shamim Z, Gilani A, El Zarif S, Krishna M, Obligado S. Pulmonary and critical care medicine. In press.

Shamim Z, Sarkar P, Malacoff R, Krishna M. Amiodarone pulmonary toxicity- a case report and review of the literature. Journal of Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine. 2016. In press.

Pirozzi N, Rejali N, Brennan M, Vohra A, McGinley T, Krishna M. Sepsis: Epidemiology, Patho- physiology, Classification, Biomarkers and Management. Journal of Emergency Medicine, Trauma and Surgical Care. 2016. In press.

McCaffery M, Onikoyi O, Rodrigopulle D, Syed A, Jones S, Mansfield M, Krishna M. Journal of Nursing & Palliative Care. 2016. In press.

Brennan M, Rejali N, Pirozzi N, Kumar A, Krishna M, Steier K. The use of electronic medical record (EMR) to improve sepsis outcomes. The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association. 2016. In press.

Tran J; Kwong B; Krishna M. A Case of Rapidly Progressive Miliary Tuberculosis with Renal Involvement. J J Pulmonol. 2015, 2(1): 011

Padayatchi N, Gopal M, Naidoo R, Werner L, Naidoo K, Master I, O’Donnell MR. Clofazimine in the treatment of extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis with HIV coinfection in South Africa: a retrospective cohort study. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy. 2014 Nov;69(11):3103-7.

Gopal M, Padayatchi N, O’Donnell MR. A systematic review of clofazimine in the treatment of drug-resistant tuberculosis. International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung diseases. May 2013. PMID: 23541151.

Gopal M, Abdullah SE, Grady JJ, Goodwin JS. Screening for lung cancer with Low Dose Computed tomography- A systematic review and meta-analysis of the baseline findings of randomized controlled trials. Journal of Thoracic Oncology. 2010 Aug;5(8):1233-9. PMID: 20548246

Gopal M, Romero A, Sharma G. Trends in Pleural Biopsies Between 1996 and 2006 at a Tertiary Medical Center. Am J Med Sci. 2010 Apr;339(4):345-9. PMID: 20228666

Gopal M, Balasubramanian D, Kanagarajah P, Anirudhan A, Murugan P. Madras Medical College- celebrating 175 years of medical heritage. Natl Med J India. 2010 Mar-Apr;23(2):117-120. PMID: 20925216

Gopal M, Bhaskaran A, Khalife WI, Barbagelata A. Heart Disease in Patients with HIV/ AIDS - An Emerging Clinical Problem. Current reviews in Cardiology 5 (2) 149-154 May 2009 PMID: 20436855

Gopal M, Cohn CD, McEntire MR, Alperin JB. Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura and Adult Onset Still’s Disease. Am J Med Sci 337(5):373-376, May 2009 PMID:19322066

Gopal M, Abdulla NE, Elghetany MT, Markowitz AB, McClain KL. Epstein- Barr Virus associated Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis- A case report with unusual clinical features and a discussion of the mechanism of the disease. Journal of Malignant Tumors. Malign Tumours; 2009; 1:60-67.

Gopal M, Karnath B. Clinical Diagnosis of Heart Failure. Hospital Physician 45 (7), 9-15. Nov/ Dec 2009.

Gopalakrishnamoorthy M, Bhaskaran A. A Woman with edema, vomiting, and diarrhea- Menetrier's disease/ Hypertrophic Gastropathy. Consultant. 2008;48,2:1-2

Gopal M, Bhaskaran A, Anaparthy A. Image Clinic: Chronic Constrictive Pericarditis (CCP). Hospital Physician 2008;44,1:8.

Invited Presentations

Gopal M, Orsi D, Khilkin M, Dulu A, Bello R, Trandafirescu T, Dicpinigaitis P, Lopez W, Kvetan V. Use of Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) as a Salvage Therapy for Refractory Hypoxemia Secondary to Acute Chest Syndrome. Chest 2011

Gopal M, Aldrich TE. Prediction of Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS) based on pulse oximetry measurements during Mt. Kilimanjaro ascent. American Thoracic Society (ATS) May 2011. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 183;2011:A4787

Chang AL, Gopal M, Berman A. Multiple Pulmonary Nodules Caused By Syncephalastrum Species. American Thoracic Society (ATS) May 2011. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 183;2011:A5710

Gopal M, Lominadze G. Pneumocystis jirovecii pneumonia in an immunocompromised host with interstitial pulmonary amyloidosis. Society of Critical Care Medicine's 40th Critical Care Congress Abstracts pgs. A1-A552 December 2010

Gopal M, Ramesh M, Tibb A, Shim C. Miliary Tuberculosis presenting as the Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS). Critical Care Medicine Volume 37(12) Supplement, Society of Critical Care Medicine's 39th Critical Care Congress Abstracts pgs. A1-A552 December 2009

Muralikrishna G, Carlos Clark, Archana Bhaskaran, Steve Quach, Gulshan Sharma. (2007, November). Quality of Care: Rates of Inpatient DVT Prophylaxis at UTMB, A Quality Initiative Study. The Texas Academy of Internal Medicine (TAIM) Annual meeting; Galveston, TX.

Muralikrishna G. (2006, October). A lady with nausea, vomiting and diarrhea- Menetrier's disease. American Medical Association (AMA) Interim meeting; Las Vegas, NV.

Muralikrishna G. (2006, November). Prediction of Cardiac Arrhythmias by Q-Tc Interval and Q-Tc Dispersion Interval in Obese Patients at Rest and Exercise. Texas Academy of Internal Medicine Annual Meeting, Horseshoe, TX