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Karthik S Suresh, M.D.

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  • Assistant Professor of Medicine

Languages: English, Tamil


Acute Lung Injury (ALI), Autoimmune Lung Disease, Lung Cancer, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine more

Research Interests

ROS signaling; endothelial cell biology; vascular biology; calcium signaling more


Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

4940 Eastern Avenue
301 Building, 1st Floor
Baltimore, MD 21224 map
Phone: 410-955-9441

The Johns Hopkins Hospital

1830 E. Monument Street
1830 Building 5th Floor Pulmonary
Baltimore, MD 21287 map
Phone: 410-955-4176


Dr. Karthik Suresh is a pulmonary and critical care physician. His clinical interests include acute lung injury and critical care medicine. He also specializes in the diagnosis and management of immune-related lung injury, especially in the context of autoimmune conditions and chemotherapy/immunotherapy for cancer.

Dr. Suresh is a member of the Hopkins immune-related adverse events (irAE) tox team. He also takes care of critically ill patients in the medical and oncology ICUs. He’s a firm faculty member for the Janeway Firm of the Osler Housestaff Medical Service and provides teaching to medical students, housestaff and fellows. more


  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Assistant Professor of Oncology

Departments / Divisions



  • MD; University of Louisville School of Medicine (2008)


  • Internal Medicine; Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (2011)


  • Pulmonary Medicine; Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (2012)
  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (2016)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Critical Care Medicine) (2020)
  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Internal Medicine) (2011)
  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Pulmonary Disease) (2015)

Research & Publications

Clinical Trial Keywords

ROS signaling, calcium signaling, microvascular endothelial cell physiology, mitochondrial structure/function, mechanisms of immunotherapy toxicity

Clinical Trials

 Optimization of steroid-refractory immune checkpoint inhibitors; Therapeutic options for autoimmune-associated interstitial lung disease

Contact for Research Inquiries

Johns Hopkins Asthma and Allergy Center
5501 Hopkins Bayview Circle
Rm 4B.32A
Baltimore, MD 21224 map

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