Curriculum Vitae Abbasali Akhoundi, MD, FCCM

Curriculum Vitae
Abbasali Akhoundi, MD, FCCM

Honors  &  Acknowledgements:

A-Clinical practice:
•    Mar 2016: Acknowledgement for participation in the Mortality Committee of Hospital and transferring of knowledge and experience.
•    Dec 2009: Acknowledgement for endeavours and cooperation with Emergency Medical Service Management Center of the University.
B-Education:
•    Feb 2009: Acknowledgements for holding Educational workshop on Interpretation of ABG.
•    Aug 2005: Appreciation for cooperation in execution of Educational Program of Hospital.
•    Sep. 1999:  Second place at specialization exams of Anesthesia in Isfahan University of Medical Sciences and Health Services.
C-Research:

•    Mar. 2013 till now: One of the authors of two cards of the inventive software of "Checklist for Early Recognition and Treatment of Acute Illness and Injury (CERTAIN)" which made by Mayo Clinic, Philips and Brandix.

    Abbasali Akhoundi, MD; C. Schmickl, MD. ASPIRATION PNEUMONIA / PNEUMONITIS. Checklist for Early Recognition and Treatment of Acute Illness and Injury (CERTAIN)by Mayo Clinic, Philips and Brandix.
http://www.criticalcarecanada.com/presentations/2013/certain_checklist_for_early_recognition_and_treatment.pdf

    Abbasali Akhoundi, MD; Christopher Schmickl, MD. UPPER AIRWAY OBSTRUCTION. Checklist for Early Recognition and Treatment of Acute Illness and Injury (CERTAIN) by Mayo Clinic,Philips and  Brandix
http://www.criticalcarecanada.com/presentations/2013/certain_checklist_for_early_recognition_and_treatment.pdf

•    Feb. 2013: Travel award “Poster- Complications of Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy”, CRRT conference, San Diego ,California 
•    Feb. 2013: Registration fee award “Poster- Interobserver Reliability of Acute Kidney Injury Network (AKIN) criteria”, CRRT conference, San Diego, California.
•    April 2010: Mentor of the project “Gender diversities in sepsis fatality rate in ICU” which was presented by Dr. Bahareh Mokri, at KarolinskaUniversity, Stockholm, Sweden.

D-Others:
•    July 2005: Appreciation for significant attribute in fulfilling duties.
•    July 2005: Appreciation for sincere efforts in treating a patient.


Present academic rank and position:

September 2018 till now:
Intensivist, Bahman  Hospital, Tehran, Iran

Previous Positions & Appointments:

June 2017 till January 2019:
ICU Director, Shafaye Pardis   Hospital, Tehran, Iran

January 2018 till December 2018:
Chair of the board of Directors, Shafaye Pardis  Hospital, Tehran, Iran

July 2016 till September 2018:
Chief of ICU department, Bahman  Hospital, Tehran, Iran

July 2016 till September 2018 : 
Head of  Haemovigilance  of Bahman Hospital, Tehran, , Iran

September 2017 till May 2018:
Chief of ICU department, Omid  Hospital, Tehran, Iran

Oct. 2014- July. 2016:
Intensivist & Anesthesiologist, Bahman  Hospital, Tehran, Iran

Feb. 2012 – Jul. 2014 :
Research Fellow, Nephrology and Hypertension Department, College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA

Feb. 2011 – Feb. 2012 :
Research Trainee, Nephrology and Hypertension Department, College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA

Aug. 2009 – Feb. 2011:
Chair of ICU Department, Shohada e Tajrish Hospital, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences and Health Service, Tehran, Iran

Mar. 2008- Aug. 2009: 
Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, Shohada e Tajrish Hospital, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences & Health Services, Tehran, Iran

Sep. 2005- Mar. 2008 :
Education and clinical practice in Anesthesia & Intensive care specialty, Jamaran Hospital, Baghiatollah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran

Sep. 1999- Sep. 2005 :
Education and clinical practice in Anesthesia & Intensive care specialty, Baghiatollah-el- Azam Hospital, Baghiatollah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran

Certified Education:

Feb. 2012 – Jul. 2014 :
Research Fellow, Nephrology and Hypertension Department, College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA

Feb.  2011-Feb.  2012:
Research Trainee, Nephrology and Hypertension Department, College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA

Sep. 2005-Sep. 2007: 
Fellowship of Critical Care Medicine (FCCM), College of Medicine, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IRAN

Sep. 2000: 
Board Certification in anesthesiology & Intensive Care, College of Medicine,  Isfahan University of Medical Science, Isfahan, IRAN

Sep. 1996-Sep. 1999: 
Residency of Anesthesiology & Intensive Care , College of Medicine, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, IRAN

Sep. 1996: 
Medical Diploma of Medicine, College of Medicine, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, IRAN

Apr. 1994-Sep. 1996:
 Internship, College of Medicine, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, IRAN

Dec. 1988-Apr. 1994: 
Medical school, College of Medicine, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, IRAN

Jun. 1988: 
High school diploma, Shahid Montazeri, Najafabad, Isfahan, IRAN

Author of Books &Booklets:

Books:

    Abbasali Akhoundi, MD; Translation of Fink,  Book Chapter, Ultrasonography, point of view, Tehran, Iran, 2017

    Abbasali Akhoundi, MD; Translation of Fink,  Book Chapter, Evidence of electrocardiographic and biochemical acute myocardial damage, Tehran, Iran, 2017


    Pramod K. Guru, Abbasali Akhoundi, Kianoush B. Kashani. A curious case of abdominal pain: still related to Kidney.Mayo Clinic Critical Care Case Review. June 2016.

http://oxfordmedicine.com/view/10.1093/med/9780190464813.001.0001/med-9780190464813-chapter-34


Booklets:


    Mokri B., Akhoundi A.A, Jamaati HR. Fundamentals of clinical research , Under publication 2018, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IRAN

    Akhoundi A.A, Taheri M., Maximum Surgical Blood Ordering Schedule, Published in 2018,   Bahman Hospital, Tehran, Iran

    Akhoundi A.A. ABG, Published in 2005, Baghiatollah-el- Azam Hospital, Baghiatollah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran

    Akhoundi A.A. Patient’s Positioning, Published in 2004, Baghiatollah-el- Azam Hospital, Baghiatollah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran

    Akhoundi A.A. Brain Death, Published in 2004, Baghiatollah-el- Azam Hospital, Baghiatollah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran

    Akhoundi A.A. CPR, Published in 2004, Baghiatollah-el- Azam Hospital, Baghiatollah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran

    Akhoundi A.A. Monitoring in ICU, Published in 2004, Baghiatollah-el- Azam Hospital, Baghiatollah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran


    Akhoundi A.A. Nutrition in ICU, Published in 2003, Baghiatollah-el- Azam Hospital, Baghiatollah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran

    Akhoundi A.A. Mechanical Ventilation, Published in 2003, Baghiatollah-el- Azam Hospital, Baghiatollah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran

    Akhoundi A.A. Agitation & Sedation in ICU,  Published in 2003, Baghiatollah-el- Azam Hospital, Baghiatollah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran


Presentations:

A- Regional:

    Akhoundi A.A, Transfusion reaction, Presented in Bahman Hospital, August 2018
    Akhoundi A.A, Airway management, Presented in Bahman Hospital, January 2017
    Akhoundi A.A, Arterial blood gas, Presented in Bahman Hospital, January 2017
    Akhoundi A.A, Mechanical ventilation, Presented in Bahman Hospital, January 2017
    Akhoundi A.A, Oxygen therapy, Presented in Bahman Hospital, January 2017
    Akhoundi A.A, Transfusion reaction, Presented in Bahman Hospital, October 2016
    Akhoundi A.A, Code status, Presented in Bahman Hospital, August 2016
    Akhoundi A.A, ABG, Presented in Bahman Hospital, February 2016
    Akhoundi A.A, Mechanical ventilation, Presented in Bahman Hospital, December 2015
    Akhoundi A.A, Post CPR, Presented in Bahman Hospital, September  2015
    Akhoundi A.A, CVC, Hemodynamic monitoring Conference, Tehran, Iran, December 2009

B- National:

    Akhoundi A.A, RRT in AKI, Presented in critical care congress, Tehran, Iran, February 2015
    Akhoundi A.A, Protection of H1N1 Influenza, Presented in H1N1 Congress, Tehran, Iran, January 2010
    Akhoundi A.A, Study of Hemodynamic and Monitoring at Intensive Care Ward, Tehran, Iran, November 2009
    Akhoundi A.A, 4th international congress on Pulmonary Disease, Intensive Care and Tuberculosis, Tehran, Iran, October 2009
    Akhoundi A.A, Weaning from Mechanical Ventilation,  Presented in the Mechanical Ventilation Seminar, Tehran, Iran, April 2009
    Akhoundi A.A, Intensive care in Operating Room and ICU, Tehran, Iran, January and February 2009
    Akhoundi A.A, Hospital-acquired infection, Tehran, Iran, January 2009
    Akhoundi A.A, Intensive Care Medicine, Tehran, Iran, October 2007


C- Course Director at the Congress,  Seminars & Conferences:

    Jan.2017: 
Course Director of  Conference of Critical care, Tehran, IRAN, Bahman Hospital

    Jan.2017: 
Chairman of skin problem in ICU, 4th Annual International Congress of Critical care congress, Tehran, IRAN

    Dec. 2009:
Course Director of “Hemodynamic monitoring in ICU” Conference, Tehran, Iran

    Nov. 2009:
Course Director of “Nutrition in ICU” Conference, Tehran, Iran

    Oct. 2007:    
Course Director of “Mechanical Ventilation” Workshop, Tehran, Iran


D- International:

    Akhoundi A.A, The baseline variables associated with outcome in patients under CRRT, Mayo clinic , Rochester, USA. March 2014
    Akhoundi A.A, Concept of super modern ICU, Mayo clinic , Rochester, USA. December 2013
    Akhoundi A.A, Interobserver Reliability of Acute Kidney Injury Network (AKIN) criteria, CRRT conference 2013, San Diego ,California, USA. February 2013
    Akhoundi A.A, Complications of Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy, CRRT conference 2013, San Diego ,California, USA. February 2013
    Akhoundi A.A, Survival & Mortality of patients been under CRRT, Mayo clinic , Rochester, USA. February 2013
    Akhoundi A.A, Electronic surveillance sniffer for early detection and intervention for acute kidney injury (AKI) , Mayo clinic , Rochester, USA. July 2012
    Akhoundi A.A, Conceiving the Research Question, Mayo clinic , Rochester, USA. March 2012
    Akhoundi A.A, Gender differences in severe sepsis and septic shock mortality rate in ICUs, Mayo clinic , Rochester, USA. January 2012
    Akhoundi A.A, Association of estradiol with cytokines together with C-reactive protein and mortality in septic patients hospitalized in ICUs, Mayo clinic , Rochester, USA. March 2011



Bibliography:


    Case reports:

A curious case of abdominal pain: still related to Kidney
Nov. 2014, ASN, Philadelphia, PA, USA


    Abstracts:

•    Pramod K Guru, Abbasali Akhoundi, Kianoush B Kashani
Title-Nosocomial acute dialysis catheter related events in relation to size and site:  Mayo clinic ICU experience in CRRT patients

•    Rajat Moman MA, Stuart Ostby BS, Akhoundi Abbasali MD, Rahul Kashyap MD, KianoushKashani MD
Title- Association of change in mean arterial pressure pre and post resuscitation and AKI in septic shock.

http://journals.lww.com/ccmjournal/Citation/2014/12001/992___ASSOCIATION_OF_CHANGE_IN_MEAN_ARTERIAL.959.aspx

    Posters:

1.    Oral presentation
Markos G. Kashiouris, Abbasali Akhoundi, Sanjay Chaudhary, Venu Velagapudi, Andrew Goldberg and KianoushKashani
Title- Daily Fluid Balance Predicts Hospital Mortality in Critically Ill Patients Receiving Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy: A retrospective cohort study.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3642908

2.    Oral presentation
Abbasali Akhoundi, M.D, Balwinder Singh, M.B.B.S, Myriam Vela, M.D, Sanjay Chaudhary, M.B.B.S, Myles Monaghan, M.D, Gregory A. Wilson, R.R.T, John J. Dillon, M.D, Rodrigo Cartin-Ceba, M.D, OgnjenGajic, M.D, Kianoush B. Kashani, M.D
Title- Complications of Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy: A retrospective cohort study.

http://www.crrtonline.com/conference/posters_2013/Poster%2064%20Akhoundi.pdf

3.    Oral presentation
Abbasali Akhoundi, MD, Balwinder Singh, MBBS, Pablo Moreno Franco, MD, VitalyHerasevich, MD, PhD, Guangxi Li, MD, John Lieske, MD, OgnjenGajic, MD, Kianoush B. Kashani, MD
Title - Interobserver Reliability of Acute Kidney Injury Network (AKIN) criteria: A single center cohort study.

http://www.crrtonline.com/conference/posters_2013/Poster%2037%20Akhoundi.pdf

4.    Oral presentation
Michael E. Wilson, MD, Abbasali Akhoundi , MD, Richard Hinds , RRT, ArturKrupa , MD, Kianoush Kashani , MD 
Title - Use of a video to improve patient and surrogate understanding of cardiopulmonary resuscitation and resuscitation preference options in the ICU: a randomized controlled trial.

http://www.atsjournals.org/doi/abs/10.1164/ajrccm-conference.2013.187.1_MeetingAbstracts.A4962

5.    Oral presentation
Adil Ahmed MBBS, Abbasali  Akhoundi MD, Gregory Wilson BS , Srinivasan Vairavan PhD, Caitlyn Chiofolo, Nicolas Chbat PhD , Rodrigo Cartin-Ceba MD, Kianoush Kashani MD, Guangxi Li MD
Title- Development And Validation Of An Electronic Surveillance Tool For Acute Kidney Injury In Intensive Care Unit.

http://www.atsjournals.org/doi/abs/10.1164/ajrccm-conference.2014.189.1_MeetingAbstracts.A5366

6.    Poster
Wee Kim Fong, Venu Velagapudi, Markos G Kashiouris, Abbasali Akhoundi and Kianoush Kashani
Title-Calcium and Phosphate Replacement Rates During Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy (CRRT) Predict Mortality in the Critically Ill
Nov. 2013, Atlanta, California, USA

7.    Oral presentation
Joshua Botdorf, Abbasali Akhoundi, Gina Iacovella, Pramoud Guru, Andrea Braun, Kianoush Kashani
Title-Clinician Failure to document Acute Kidney Injury in the Intensive Care Unit.

http://www.crrtonline.com/conference/posters_2014/15-Joshua_Botdorf%20NEW.pdf


8.    Oral presentation-First position
WisitCheungprasitporn, CharatThongprayoon, Abbasali Akhoundi, Kianoush Kashani
Title-Acute versus ideal body weight for acute kidney diagnosis and staging in critically ill patients.

http://www.crrtonline.com/conference/posters_2014/33-Cheungpasitporn.pdf


9.    Oral presentation- Top rank poster
Pramod K Guru, Abbasali Akhoundi, Kianoush B Kashani
Title-Outcome of patients who develop thrombocytopenia while on continuous renal replacement therapy.

http://ajkdblog.org/2014/04/23/scm14-crrt-and-thrombocytopenia/


10.    Oral presentation
Gina M Iacovella; Robert C Albright; Abbasali Akhoundi; Joshua S Botdorf; Andrea B Braun; Pramod K Guru; CharatThongprayoon; Kianoush B Kashani
Title-Using High Bicarbonate Concentration replacement solution in CVVH is associated with higher mortality: a retrospective cohort study.

http://www.crrtonline.com/conference/posters_2014/60-IacovellaCRRTAbstract.pdf

11.    Poster
Bahareh Mokri, MD, Abbasali Akhoundi, MD, HamidrezaJamaati, MD, SeeidFallahTafti, MD
Title-Gender diversities in sepsis fatality rate in ICU.

http://www.ers-education.org/Media/Media.aspx?idMedia=139217

    Papers:
1.    Moman RN, Ostby SA, Akhoundi A, Kashyap R, Kashani K. Impact of individualized target mean arterial pressure for septic shock resuscitation on the incidence of acute kidney injury: a retrospective cohort study. Ann Intensive Care. 2018 Dec 10; 8 (1):124 
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2.    Kashani K, Thongprayoon C, Cheungpasitporn W, Iacovella GM, Akhoundi A, Albright RC Jr. Association between mortality and replacement solution bicarbonate concentration in continuous renal replacement therapy: A propensity-matched cohort study. PLoS One. 2017; 12 (9):e0185064 Epub 2017 Sept 28 
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3.    Thongprayoon C, Cheungpasitporn W, Harrison AM, Kittanamongkolchai W, Ungprasert P, Srivali N, Akhoundi A, Kashani KB. The comparison of the commonly used surrogates for baseline renal function in acute kidney injury diagnosis and staging. BMC Nephrol. 2016 Jan 9; 17:6 Epub 2016 Jan 09 
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4.    Guru PK, Singh TD, Akhoundi A, Kashani KB. Association of Thrombocytopenia and Mortality in Critically Ill Patients on Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy. Nephron. 2016; 133 (3):175-82 Epub 2016 July 06 
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5.    Kashani K, Steuernagle JH 4th, Akhoundi A, Alsara A, Hanson AC, Kor DJ. Vascular Surgery Kidney Injury Predictive Score: A Historical Cohort Study. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2015 Dec; 29: (6)1588-95. 
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6.    Ahmed A, Vairavan S, Akhoundi A, Wilson G, Chiofolo C, Chbat N, Cartin-Ceba R, Li G, Kashani K. Development and validation of electronic surveillance tool for acute kidney injury: A retrospective analysis. J Crit Care. 2015 Oct; 30 (5):988-93 Epub 2015 May 19 
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7.    Wilson ME, Krupa A, Hinds RF, Litell JM, Swetz KM, Akhoundi A, Kashyap R, Gajic O, Kashani K. A video to improve patient and surrogate understanding of cardiopulmonary resuscitation choices in the ICU: a randomized controlled trial. Crit Care Med. 2015 Mar; 43(3):621-9. 
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8.    Akhoundi A, Singh B, Vela M, Chaudhary S, Monaghan M, Wilson GA, Dillon JJ, Cartin-Ceba R, Lieske JC, Gajic O, Kashani K. Incidence of Adverse Events during Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy. Blood Purif. 2015; 39: (4)333-9. 
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9.    Thongprayoon C, Cheungpasitporn W, Akhoundi A, Ahmed AH, Kashani KB. Actual versus ideal body weight for acute kidney injury diagnosis and classification in critically ill patients. BMC Nephrol. 2014 Nov 15; 15:176 
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10.    Wilson ME, Akhoundi A, Krupa AK, Hinds RF, Litell JM, Gajic O, Kashani K. Development, validation, and results of a survey to measure understanding of cardiopulmonary resuscitation choices among ICU patients and their surrogate decision makers. BMC Anesthesiol. 2014 Mar 8; 14:15 Epub 2014 Mar 08 
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11.    Ahmed A, Thongprayoon C, Pickering BW, Akhoundi A, Wilson G, Pieczkiewicz D, Herasevich V. Towards prevention of acute syndromes: electronic identification of at-risk patients during hospital admission. Appl Clin Inform. 2014; 5 (1):58-72 Epub 2014 Jan 22 
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