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Jahan                          Porhomayon

Jahan Porhomayon MD, FCCP, FCCM

Department of Anesthesiology

Clinical Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine

Specialty/Research Focus

Anesthesiology; Cardiac pharmacology; Critical Care Medicine

Professional Summary:

My clinical practice focuses on the management of critically ill patients, working in intensive care unit at the VAMC. I previously Practiced at the Rochester General Hospital, as the medical director of surgical critical care services.The experience equipped me with a wealth of expertise in caring for individuals from diverse medical and surgical conditions from around the world. I am responsible for the hospital care of patients at VAMC, where I work with anesthesiology, medicine,pulmonary critical care and cardothoracic anesthesia fellows. I provide complete inpatient management of critically adults adults. I enjoy teaching and research components of my faculty role, which include mentoring students, working with pre-med and medical students, and conducting research projects centering on management of critically adult population. I am collaborating with other medical professionals at the VAMC to conduct clinical trials as well as conducting original ressearch in critical care medicine. As of 2014, I am the medical Co-director of the medical intensive care unit and provide frequent consulation for clinicians engaging in translational and clinical research. My research focus mostly is centered on perioperative management of patient with obstructive sleep apnea.

Education and Training:
  • MD, Anesthesiology/Critical Care Medicine, Universidad Tech de Santiago
  • FCCP, American college of chest medicine
  • FCCM, American college of critical care physician
  • Fellowship, Critical Care Medicine, University of Rochester
  • Residency, Anesthesiology, New York Medical college
  • Residency, Medicine, University of Medicine and Dentistry New Jersey
Awards and Honors:
  • Fellow of American college of chest physiaicn (2008)
  • Certified in business Administration (2008)

Research Expertise:
  • perioperative managment of obstructive sleep apnea: Impact of sleep Apnea in anesthesia practice
Grants and Sponsored Research:
  • January 2015–January 2020
    A Phase 3 Multicenter, Randomized, Open-label, Clinical Trial of Telavancin Versus Standard Intravenous Therapy in the Treatment of Subjects with Staphylococcus aureus Bacteremia Including Infective Endocarditis.
    Role: Principal Investigator
  • January 2015–January 2019
    A randomized, Double-blind, Placebo-controlled, Phase 3 study to assess the safety and efficacy of ART-123 in subjects with severe sepsis and coagulopathy
    Role: Principal Investigator

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Professional Memberships:
  • Association of University Anesthesiologist; Active member (2016–2018)
  • NYSSA (2008–2016)
  • ESCCM (2006–2017)
  • SCCM (2004–2017)
  • CHEST (2004–2017)
Service Activities:
  • Resident Research Committee NYSSA; Committee Member (2013–2016)
  • GME resident committee; Committee Member (2013–2017)
  • Health system committee; Committee Member (2013–2017)
  • Society of critical care medicine; Test writing committee; Committee Member (2013–2017)
  • Critical Care Committee; NYSSA; Committee Member (2012–2016)
  • R & D committee; Committee Member (2012–2016)

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Contact Information

203C Veterans Hospital
Buffalo, NY 14215
Phone: 716-862-6079

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