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Madhu Subramanian, M.D.

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Assistant Professor of Surgery,
Acute Care Surgery

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Acute care surgery, trauma surgery, surgical critical care, burn care, general surgery

Research Interests

Trauma and acute care surgery, burn treatment and management, imaging and patient outcomes.


Dr. Madhu Subramanian is an acute care surgeon who specializes in burn treatment and management, general surgery and trauma and critical care surgery.

Dr. Subramanian currently practices at The Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland.

As a member of Johns Hopkins Medicine's Department of Surgery, Dr. Subramanian is a part of several multidisciplinary groups dedicated to the best patient outcomes in the Division of Acute Care Surgery and Trauma.



  • M.D., Emory University School of Medicine (2011)
  • B.S., University of Chicago (2006)


  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center / General Surgery Residency (2018)


  • Presbyterian Medical Center / Traumatology and Surgical Critical Care Fellowship (2020)
  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center / Post-Doctoral Research Fellow (2016)

Board Certifications

  • American Board Surgery / General Surgery
  • American Board of Surgery / Surgical Critical Care

Research & Publications

Research Summary

Dr. Subramanian's research focuses on advancing general surgery, trauma surgery and surgical critical care to improve patient outcomes. 

Selected Publications

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Dumas, Ryan P., M. Subramanian, E.H. Hodgman, M. Arevalo, G. Nguyen, K. Li, T. Aijwe, B. Williams, A. Eastman, S. Luk, C.T. Minshall, and Michael W. Cripps. “Laparoscopic Appendectomy: A Report on 1164 Operations at a Single-Institution, Safety-Net Hospital.” Am Surg. 2018; 84(6): 1110-1116.

Imran, Jonathon B., T.D. Madni, J.H. Pruitt, C. Cornelius, M. Subramanian, A.T. Clark, A.A. Mokdad, P. Rizk, J.P. Minei, M.W. Cripps, and Alexander L. Eastman. “Can CT Imaging of Chest, Abdomen, and Pelvis Identify All Vertebral Injuries of the Thoracolumbar Spine without Dedicated Reformating.” Am J Surg. 2018; 216: 52-55

Imran, Jonathon B., T.D. Madni, C.T. Minshall, A.A. Mokdad, M. Subramanian, A.T. Clark, and Herbert A. Phelan. “Predictors of a Histopathologic Diagnosis of Complicated Appendicitis.” J Surg Res. 2017; 214: 197-202.

Hodgman, Erica I., M. Subramanian, B.D. Arnoldo, H.A. Phelan, and Steven A. Wolf. “Future Therapies in Burn Resuscitation.” Crit Care Clin. 2016; 32(4): 611-9.

Subramanian, Madhu, T. Hranjec, L. Liu, E.I. Hodgman, C.T. Minshall, and Joseph P. Minei. “A case for less workup in near hanging.” J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2016; 81(5):925-930.

Activities & Honors


  • Inductee, Gold Humanism Honor Society, 2018
  • National Institutes of Health T32 Institutional National Research Service Award Recipient, 2016
  • Best Presentation, UT Southwestern Department of Surgery Annual Research Symposium, 2015

Professional Activities

  • Member, Eastern Assosciation for the Surgery of Trauma
  • Member, Surgical Infection Society
  • Member, American College of Surgeons
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