John A. Kellum, MD, MCCM

  • Distinguished Professor, Critical Care Medicine, Medicine, Bioengineering, and Clinical & Translational Science

    Education & Training

  • BA, Pre-med/Psychology, University of Toledo, 1984
  • MD, Medical College of Ohio at Toledo, 1988
  • Residency, Internal Medicine, University of Rochester, 1992
  • Fellowship, Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, 1994
#1 Expert in the World for Acute Kidney Injury by Expertscape, 2017-2020
Life Sciences Award, Carnegie Science Awards, 2017
Master, Society of Critical Care Medicine, 2014
Prince Mahidol Award Youth Program Mentor, Bangkok, Thailand, 2014, 2018
Representative Publications

Kellum JA, Lameire N, Aspelin P, Barsoum RS, Burdmann EA, Goldstein SL, Herzog CA, Joannidis M, Kribben A, Levey AS, MacLeod AM. Kidney disease: improving global outcomes (KDIGO) acute kidney injury work group. KDIGO clinical practice guideline for acute kidney injury. Kidney international supplements. 2012 Mar;2(1):1-38.

Kashani K, Al-Khafaji A, Ardiles T, Artigas A, Bagshaw SM, Bell M, Bihorac A, Birkhahn R, Cely CM, Chawla LS, Davison DL. Discovery and validation of cell cycle arrest biomarkers in human acute kidney injury. Critical care. 2013 Feb;17(1):R25.

Zarbock A, Schmidt C, Van Aken H, Wempe C, Martens S, Zahn PK, Wolf B, Goebel U, Schwer CI, Rosenberger P, Haeberle H. Effect of remote ischemic preconditioning on kidney injury among high-risk patients undergoing cardiac surgery: a randomized clinical trial. Jama. 2015 Jun 2;313(21):2133-41.

Process Investigators. A randomized trial of protocol-based care for early septic shock. New England Journal of Medicine. 2014 May 1;370(18):1683- 93.

Research Interests
  • Acute kidney injury and continuous renal replacement therapy
  • Sepsis
  • Fluid, electrolyte and acid-base disorders in critical illness
  • Research using the electronic health record