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Suresh Basnet, MD

Instructor, Anesthesiology
Division of Critical Care Medicine

Specialty Areas

Critical Care Medicine

Board Certifications

Internal Medicine
Critical Care Medicine

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital



Areas of Clinical Interest

Medical intensive care, cardiac intensive care, extra corporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO), geriatric medicine.

  • Location(s)
  • Education
  • Publication & Research



Christian Hospital

11133 Dunn Road
St. Louis, MO 63136



Fellowship, Critical Care Medicine: Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine, Danville, PA 2015
Fellowship, Geriatric Medicine: Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine, Great Neck, NY 2014
Fellowship, Critical Care Medicine: Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine, Danville, PA 2013
Residency, Internal Medcicine: Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Wakefield, Bronx, NY 2012
Medical Degree: Nepal Medical College, Kathmandu, Nepal 2003

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Thirty-day hospital readmission rate amongst older adults correlates with an increased number of medications, but not with Beers medications. Basnet S1, Zhang M2,3, Lesser M3, Wolf-Klein G4, Qiu G2, Williams M2, Pekmezaris R2, DiMarzio P2. Geriatr Gerontol Int. 2018 Sep 17. doi: 10.1111/ggi.13518. [Epub ahead of print]

Reply: Lower Survival for In-Hospital Cardiac Arrests During Nights and Weekends. Ofoma UR, Basnet S, Girotra S. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2018 May 29; 71(21)2493-2494. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2018.03.488. 

Trends in Survival After In-Hospital Cardiac Arrest During Nights and Weekends. Ofoma UR, Basnet S, Berger A, Kirchner HL, Girotra S, American Heart Association Get With the Guidelines – Resuscitation Investigators. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2018 Jan 30; 71(4)402-411. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2017.11.043. 

Metformin therapy and postoperative atrial fibrillation in diabetic patients after cardiac surgery. Basnet S, Kozikowski A, Sun H, Troup M, Urrutia LE, Pekmezaris R. J Intensive Care. 2017; 560. doi: 10.1186/s40560-017-0254-8. 

Metformin and Myocardial Injury in Patients With Diabetes and ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction: A Propensity Score Matched Analysis. Basnet S, Kozikowski A, Makaryus AN, Pekmezaris R, Zeltser R, Akerman M, Lesser M, Wolf-Klein G. J Am Heart Assoc. 2015 Oct 22; 4(10)e002314. doi: 10.1161/JAHA.115.002314

Areas of Research Interest

Quality improvement in ICU, cardiac arrest, geriatric critical care.