Sankaran Krishnan, MD, MPH

Attending in Pulmonology, Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital at Westchester Medical Center, Valhalla, NY

Co-Investigator, ALA Asthma Clinical Research Center

Associate Program Director, Fellowship in Pediatric Pulmonology

Associate Director, Pediatric Pulmonary Function and Exercise Laboratory

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY

Education:
Undergraduate: Bombay University, India
Medical School: T N Medical College, Bombay University, India

Residency: Lincoln Hospital & Medical Center / New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY

Fellowship: Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital at Westchester Medical Center, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY

Board Certification: Pediatrics – Pediatric Pulmonology

Year Appointed: 2001

Special Interests:
Pediatric Pulmonary Function Tests
Respiratory Mechanics of Children
Asthma Clinical Research
Cystic Fibrosis
Flexible bronchoscopy
Pediatric Pulmonary Hypertension

Research Projects (Current):
Effect of environmental tobacco smoke and inhaled steroids in asthma. (Primary investigator)
Effect of environmental tobacco smoke exposure on lung function in children with asthma. (Primary investigator)
Atmospheric conditions and lung function in childhood asthma.
Methacholine challenge testing and inhaled steroids in asthma. (Co-investigator)
Study of acid reflux in children with asthma. (Co-Investigator)