Shaji Poovathoor, MD

Associate Professor
Associate Program Director for Clinical Education
Associate Residency Program Director
Phone: 631-444-2975
Stony Brook Medicine Profile
  • Education   
  • Coimbatore Med College, India, MD
  • St. Elizabeth's Hospital, Boston, Internship
  • St. Louis Medical Center, Residency
  • Barnes Hospital, Fellowship
  • Awards, Honors, Professional Appointments   
  • Teacher of the Year: 2005, 2012 - 2018, 2020 - 2023
  • Publications   
  • PubMed Search
  • Rubano JA, Jasinski PT, Rutigliano DN, Tassiopoulos AK, Davis JE, Beg T, Poovathoor S, Bergese SD, Ahmad S, Jawa RS, Vosswinkel JA, Talamini MA. Tracheobronchial Slough, a Potential Pathology in Endotracheal Tube Obstruction in Patients with Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in the Intensive Care Setting. Ann Surg. 2020 May 20.
  • Stony Brook COVID-19 Research Consortium. Mallipattu SK, Jawa R, Moffitt R, Hajagos J, Fries B, Nachman S, Gan TJ, Saltz M, Saltz J, Kaushansky K, Skopicki H, Abell-Hart K, Chaudhri I, Deng J, Garcia V, Gayen S, Kurc T, Bolotova O, Yoo J, Dhaliwal S, Nataraj N, Sun S, Tsai C, Wang Y, Abbasi S, Abdullah R, Ahmad S, Bai K, Bennett-Guerrero E, Chua A, Gomes C, Griffel M, Kalogeropoulos A, Kiamanesh D, Kim N, Koraishy F, Lingham V, Mansour M, Marcos L, Miller J, Poovathoor S, Rubano J, Rutigliano D, Sands M, Santora C, Schwartz J, Shroyer K, Spitzer S, Stopeck A, Talamini M, Tharakan M, Vosswinkel J, W Wertheim. Geospatial Distribution and Predictors of Mortality in Hospitalized Patients With COVID-19: A Cohort Study. Open Forum Infect Dis. 2020 Sep 14;7(10):ofaa436.
  • Book Chapters   
  • Gallagher CJ, Poovathor S. Vascular Access Procedures. In: Cardiac Intensive Care, 2nd edition, Eds: Allen Jeremias and David L. Brown, Elsevier, 2010
  • Poovathor S, Makaryus R. Bad lungs in the ICU. In: Core Clinical Competencies in Anesthesiology: A Case-Based Approach. Cambridge University Press, 2010
  • Poovathoor SJ, Posner E, Vosswinkel, Seidman PA. Intensive Care Unit Tracheotomy Care. In: Tracheotomy Management: A Multidisciplinary Approach. Cambridge University Press 2011
  • Recent Presentations   
  • Poovathoor SP. New Techniques for Fluid Management From OR to ICU. PGA 2016
  • Kant I, Poovathoor S. Massive Transfusion Protocol in Ruptured Spleen. ASA 2021
  • Cuenca J, Jin Z, Ahn J, Poovathoor SP, Lin J. Efficacy of Remimazolam for Procedural Sedation Compared to Midazolam - A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. ASA 2022