Krzysztof Laudanski MD, PhD, MA
Dr. Laudanski a Board certified Anesthesiologist and Critical Care Medicine specialist working predominantly in academic settings. He graduated from the Medical University of Warsaw. He completed internship in Internal Medicine at Griffin Hospital (Derby, CT), followed by residency in Anesthesiology at University of Florida (Gainsville, FL) before joining the Critical Care program at Beth Israel Medical Center (Boston, MA). Dr. Laudanski also holds a M.A. in Psychology and a Ph.D. in immunology. Currently, he is working as an Attending Anesthesiologist at University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA). Dr. Laudanski’s experience also includes research at the Department of Surgery at University of Rochester Medical School with focus on sepsis, critical care and trauma, as well as the psychological outcome of renal replacement therapy. He has volunteered several overseas medical missions and has served as the Chairman of the In-Training Section of the Society of Critical Care Medicine. He continues to support the SCCM’s mission and is a question writer for the Critical Care Medicine Board Exam.
Dr. Laudanski provides critical care for the patients in various settings such as surgical ICU, cardiothoracic ICU, VAD, ECMO, etc. His current research interest is on “the outcome of sepsis and pathophysiology of long-term aberrancies of the immune system”. In his research, he utilizes the animal and humanized models of sepsis as well as sampling of the population of patients with sepsis or other critical care illnesses. His research in the field of psychology investigates the mechanism of coping with stress with special emphasize on denial. Lastly, Dr. Laudanski is interested in relationship between utilization of care and outcomes.