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Hrishikesh S. Kulkarni, MD

Clinical Instructor, Medicine
Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

Specialty Areas

Pulmonary Disease
Lung Disease
Critical Care Medicine

Board Certifications

Internal Medicine
Pulmonary
Critical Care

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Languages

Hindi
Marathi

Areas of Clinical Interest

Lung transplantation, end-stage lung disease, critical care medicine

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  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

Center for Advanced Medicine
Lung Center

4921 Parkview Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Suite: B
Floor: 8
Office Phone: 314-454-8917
Fax: 314-454-5571

Education

Education

Fellowship, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine: Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO 2016
Residency, Internal Medicine: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 2013
Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery: Seth GS Medical College and KEM Hospital. Mumbai, India 2009

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Association between Allosensitization and Waiting List Outcomes among Adult Lung Transplant Candidates in the United States.
Tague LK, Witt CA, Byers DE, Yusen RD, Aguilar PR, Kulkarni HS, Bain KB, Fester KA, Puri V, Kreisel D, Mohanakumar T, Trulock EP, Hachem RR
Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2019 Feb 14; doi: 10.1513/AnnalsATS.201810-713OC.

PMID:
    30763122
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Exosomal profiling in cardiac allograft rejection: Best basic science article in 2018.
Kulkarni HS, Diamond JM, Schrepfer S, Cantu E
J Heart Lung Transplant. 2019 Mar; 38(3)334-336. doi: 10.1016/j.healun.2018.12.010.

PMID:
    30642798
    [PubMed - in process]
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Mitochondrial damage-associated molecular patterns released by lung transplants are associated with primary graft dysfunction.
Scozzi D, Ibrahim M, Liao F, Lin X, Hsiao HM, Hachem R, Tague LK, Ricci A, Kulkarni HS, Huang HJ, Sugimoto S, Krupnick AS, Kreisel D, Gelman AE
Am J Transplant. 2018 Dec 23; doi: 10.1111/ajt.15232.

PMID:
    30582269
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Bronchiolitis obliterans syndrome-free survival after lung transplantation: An International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation Thoracic Transplant Registry analysis.
Kulkarni HS, Cherikh WS, Chambers DC, Garcia VC, Hachem RR, Kreisel D, Puri V, Kozower BD, Byers DE, Witt CA, Alexander-Brett J, Aguilar PR, Tague LK, Furuya Y, Patterson GA, Trulock EP 3rd, Yusen RD
J Heart Lung Transplant. 2019 Jan; 38(1)5-16. doi: 10.1016/j.healun.2018.09.016.

PMID:
    30391193
    [PubMed - in process]
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Intracellular C3 Protects Human Airway Epithelial Cells from Stress-associated Cell Death.
Kulkarni HS, Elvington ML, Perng YC, Liszewski MK, Byers DE, Farkouh C, Yusen RD, Lenschow DJ, Brody SL, Atkinson JP
Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 2019 Feb; 60(2)144-157. doi: 10.1165/rcmb.2017-0405OC.

PMID:
    30156437
    [PubMed - in process]
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The complement system in the airway epithelium: An overlooked host defense mechanism and therapeutic target?
Kulkarni HS, Liszewski MK, Brody SL, Atkinson JP
J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2018 May; 141(5)1582-1586.e1. doi: 10.1016/j.jaci.2017.11.046.

PMID:
    29339260
    [PubMed - in process]
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Voriconazole in lung transplant recipients - how worried should we be?
Kulkarni HS, Witt CA
Am J Transplant. 2018 Jan; 18(1)5-6. doi: 10.1111/ajt.14517.

PMID:
    28941318
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Complement's hidden arsenal: New insights and novel functions inside the cell.
Liszewski MK, Elvington M, Kulkarni HS, Atkinson JP
Mol Immunol. 2017 Apr; 842-9. doi: 10.1016/j.molimm.2017.01.004.

PMID:
    28196665
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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A C3(H20) recycling pathway is a component of the intracellular complement system.
Elvington M, Liszewski MK, Bertram P, Kulkarni HS, Atkinson JP
J Clin Invest. 2017 Mar 1; 127(3)970-981. doi: 10.1172/JCI89412.

PMID:
    28192370
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Antibody-mediated Rejection in Lung Transplantation.
Kulkarni HS, Bemiss BC, Hachem RR
Curr Transplant Rep. 2015 Dec; 2(4)316-323.

PMID:
    27896040
    [PubMed]
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Pulmonary Exercise Training before and after Lung Transplantation.
Crouch R, Kulkarni HS
Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2016 Sep 1; 194(5)P9-P10. doi: 10.1164/rccm.1945P9.

PMID:
    27585391
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Improving Health Literacy. The New American Thoracic Society Guidelines for Patient Education Materials.
Slatore CG, Kulkarni HS, Corn J, Sockrider M
Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2016 Aug; 13(8)1208-11. doi: 10.1513/AnnalsATS.201605-337OT.

PMID:
    27509148
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Taking the detour.
Kulkarni HS, Chey WD, Mookherjee S, Saint S, Bump GM
J Hosp Med. 2015 Oct; 10(10)686-90. doi: 10.1002/jhm.2424.

PMID:
    26178589
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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A 43-year-old man with antisynthetase syndrome presenting with acute worsening of dyspnea.
Kulkarni HS, Gutierrez FR, Despotovic V, Russell TD
Chest. 2015 Jun; 147(6)e215-e219. doi: 10.1378/chest.14-2402.

PMID:
    26033135
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Cavitary lung nodules in a patient with prior squamous cell carcinoma of the submandibular gland.
Kulkarni HS, Rosenbluth DB
Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2014 Dec 15; 190(12)1447-8. doi: 10.1164/rccm.201408-1493IM.

PMID:
    25496104
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Sepsis associated with Lactobacillus bacteremia in a patient with ischemic colitis.
Kulkarni HS, Khoury CC
Indian J Crit Care Med. 2014 Sep; 18(9)606-8. doi: 10.4103/0972-5229.140152.

PMID:
    25249745
    [PubMed]
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YKL-40 in pediatric asthma, MUC5B promoter polymorphism in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, and esmolol in septic shock.
Kulkarni HS, Guzy RD, McEvoy C
Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2014 May 1; 189(9)1138-40. doi: 10.1164/rccm.201312-2253RR.

PMID:
    24787067
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Optimizing the 6-min walk test as a measure of exercise capacity in COPD.
Chandra D, Wise RA, Kulkarni HS, Benzo RP, Criner G, Make B, Slivka WA, Ries AL, Reilly JJ, Martinez FJ, Sciurba FC, NETT Research Group.
Chest. 2012 Dec; 142(6)1545-1552. doi: 10.1378/chest.11-2702.

PMID:
    23364913
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Clinical review: Serious adverse events associated with the use of rituximab - a critical care perspective.
Kasi PM, Tawbi HA, Oddis CV, Kulkarni HS
Crit Care. 2012 Aug 31; 16(4)231. doi: 10.1186/cc11304.

PMID:
    22967460
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Rituximab and cytokine release syndrome.
Kulkarni HS, Kasi PM
Case Rep Oncol. 2012 Jan; 5(1)134-41. doi: 10.1159/000337577.

PMID:
    22666201
    [PubMed]
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Areas of Research Interest

Lung transplantation, complement, autoimmunity