Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine

Venktesh R. Ramnath, MD

Associate Clinical Professor
Medical Director, Critical Care Telemedicine Outreach


  • Applications of telemedicine in the ICU (Tele-ICU)
  • Critical care
  • General pulmonary medicine
  • Global health initiatives
  • Bioethics and critical care


  • Tele-ICU systems
  • Bioethical issues in the ICU
  • Patient/family empowerment in the ICU
  • Digital health applications to inpatient and ICU care


  • Ramnath VR, Ho L, Maggio L, Khazeni N. “Centralized Monitoring and Virtual Consultant Models of Tele-ICU care: A Systematic Review.” Telemedicine and e-Health 2014;20(10):936-61.

  • Ramnath VR, Khazeni N. “Centralized Monitoring and Virtual Consultant Models of Tele-ICU care: A Side-By-Side Review.” Telemedicine and e-Health 2014;20(10):962-71.

  • Herreros B, Ramnath VR, Bishop L, et al. “Clinical Ethics Protocols in the Clinical Ethics Committees of Madrid.” J Med Ethics 2013;0:1-4.
  • Ramnath VR, Hess DR, Thompson BT. “Conventional Mechanical Ventilation in Acute Lung Injury and Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome.” Clinics in Chest Medicine 2006;24(4): 601-613.

  • Ramnath VR, Clark S, Camargo CA Jr. “Multicenter Study of Clinical Features of Sudden-Onset Versus Slower-Onset Asthma Exacerbations Requiring Hospitalization.” Respiratory Care 2007;52(8):1013-20.

  • Ramnath VR, Osgood RA. “A 36-year-old woman with cough, positive PPD skin test, and cavitary upper lobe consolidation.” Chest 2010;137(4):994-998.


  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Internal Medicine


  • Spanish (fluent)
  • Sankethi (Indian - fluent)
  • French (proficient)