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Krishna Athota, MD

Assistant Professor of Surgery and Director of Surgical Student Education

Clinical Interest

Critical Care Surgery
General Surgery


Surgery-Critical Care
General Surgery

  • Bachelor's Degree: Case Western Reserve University
  • Medical Degree: Medical College of Ohio
  • General Surgery Residency: William Beaumont Hospital
  • Fellowship in Critical Care Medicine: University of Cincinnati
Board Certifications & Licenses
  • American Board of Surgery (Surgery Critical Care) 09/22/2009
  • American Board of Surgery 05/07/2008
Contact Information
  • Medical Sciences Building
  • SRU Room 1577
  • 231 Albert Sabin Way
  • Cincinnati, Ohio 45267
  • Office 513-558-5661
  • Email

Peer Reviewed Publications

Athota, Krishna P; Millar, D; Branson, Richard D; Tsuei, Betty J 2014. A practical approach to the use of prone therapy in acute respiratory distress syndrome. Expert review of respiratory medicine, 8 4, 453-63

Droege, Molly E; Mueller, Eric W; Besl, Kelly M; Lemmink, Jennifer A; Kramer, Elizabeth A; Athota, Krishna P; Droege, Christopher A; Ernst, Neil E; Keegan, Shaun P; Lutomski, Dave M; Hanseman, Dennis J; Robinson, Bryce R H 2014. Effect of a dalteparin prophylaxis protocol using anti-factor Xa concentrations on venous thromboembolism in high-risk trauma patients. The journal of trauma and acute care surgery, 76 2, 450-6

Quillin, Ralph C; Pritts, Timothy A; Davis, Bradley R; Hanseman, Dennis; Collins, Jocelyn M; Athota, Krishna P; Edwards, Michael J; Tevar, Amit D 2012. Surgeons underestimate their influence on medical students entering surgery. The Journal of surgical research, 177 2, 201-6

Robinson, Bryce R H; Athota, Krishna P; Branson, Richard D 2009. Inhalational therapies for the ICU. Current opinion in critical care, 15 1, 1-9