Venkat Rajasurya

Multicare Health System

Dr. Venkat Rajasurya currently works as an attending pulmonary critical care physician at MultiCare Health System, Tacoma, Washington. He previously worked as an attending physician in the Novant Health system in North Carolina and has worked as a clinical assistant professor at the Southern Illinois University program in Decatur, Illinois for 4 years, and served as director of multiple clinical and leadership committees at Decatur Memorial Hospital, Decatur, Illinois. Dr. Rajasurya completed his fellowship in Pulmonary Critical Care at Cook County/ Rush University Hospital, Chicago, Illinois. He served as the medical advisor for the Illinois Society of Respiratory Care for three years. He has played a key role in the training and education of medical and pharmacy residents as well as physician assistants throughout his career. He has served as a co-investigator for several clinical trials at MultiCare Institute for Research & Innovation, Tacoma, Washington, and Southeastern Research Center, Winston Salem, North Carolina. Dr. Rajasurya has authored and reviewed articles and serves as an editorial board member for peer-reviewed journals. He has given oral presentations at several national and international conferences. His areas of interest include obstructive airway diseases, interstitial lung diseases, lung cancer, sepsis, critical care management of acute conditions, and resident education. He is an active member of the American College of Chest Physicians and was awarded FCCP for his excellence, dedication, and leadership in chest medicine. He is also actively involved in the Society of Critical Care Medicine and the American Thoracic Society. In addition to multiple teaching and research awards throughout his career, he was awarded the prestigious Gold Doc Award by the Arnold P. Gold Foundation for humanism in medicine.

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