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photo Arun Janakiraman, MD

General Internal Medicine

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine


Phone: 412-692-4882

Office: UPMC Montefiore Hospital, G100
200 Lothrop Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Phone: 412-692-4882
Fax: 412-692-4555
Education and Training
BA Economics, The George Washington University, 2004
MHMS Health Management Systems, Duquesne University, 2006
MD, Ross University School of Medicine, 2010
Internal Medicine Residency, Cooper Medical School of Rowan University, 2014
Chief Medical Resident, Cooper Medical School of Rowan University, 2015
Research Interest
Sepsis and septic shock
Post cardiac arrest
Process improvement
Clinical Interest
Dr. Janakiraman joined the Division of General Internal Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh in 2017. He serves as a staff hospitalist in the Section of Hospital Medicine.

Dr. Janakiraman is board certified in Internal Medicine and an active member of the American College of Physicians, American Medical Association, Pennsylvania Medical Society, and Allegheny County Medical Society.
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Selected Publications:
Janakiraman, A, Dellinger, RP. Update on Diagnosis and Management of Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock. Journal of Clinical Medicine and Therapeutics. 2017; 2(4).
Yates, F., Janakiraman, A., Headly, A., Linkin, DR., Vinnard, C. Attitudes towards latent tuberculosis among physicians in training: the role of BCG vaccination. Journal of Community Health. 2015; 40(2): 364-6.
Janakiraman, A., McCauley, B.D., Headly, A., Hunter, K., Torjman, M. Do early follow-up appointments combined with the use of beta-blockers reduce 30-day hospital readmissions in an underserved multi-racial population?. European Journal of Heart Failure. 2015; 17: 162.
Talukdar, A, AshokKumar, C, Farrar, J, Wilson, P, Janakiraman, A, Tregaskes, M, Sindhi, R. Lymphocyte subset reconstitution in pediatric liver recipients induced with steroid-free rabbit anti-human thymocyte globulin. Pediatric Transplantation. 2008; 12(7): 804-8.
Notable Achievements
Patient Experience Physician Champion of the Month, 2019
Cameos of Caring Award, 2019
American College of Physicians, 2014
Member, Rapid Response Team Review
Member, UPMC Systemwide HIM committee
Living Planetree Stars! Excellence In Patient & Family Centered Care, 2013, 2017