Vemuri S. Murthy, MD

Adjunct Assistant Professor
Department of Emergency Medicine

Contact
808 S. Wood St., MC 724, Suite 471A
Chicago, IL 60612
[email protected]

Education

MD, Guntur Medical College, NTR University of Medical Sciences, Guntur, India, 1974
MS, Master of Surgery, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India, 1978

Residency

Anesthesiology, Rush Presbyterian St. Luke’s Medical Center, Chicago, IL, 1983

Board Certifications

American Board of Anesthesiology

Publications

Improving Survival Outcomes from Out-of-Hospital Cardiac arrests in India: Present Status and Future Perspectives
Srinivas Ramaka, Vemuri S Murthy
Cardiological Society of India: Cardiology Update 2021: Chapter 15 (Accepted for Publication, August 2021)

AHA 2020 Adult Resuscitation Guidelines and Interim Guidance during COVID-19 Pandemic: A Brief Review of 2020-2021 Updates
Vemuri S Murthy
Journal of the American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin – JAAPI 1(2):2021

Epidemiology of Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrests, knowledge of cardiovascular disease and risk factors in a regional setting in India: The Warangal Area Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest Registry (WACAR)
Srinivas Ramaka**, Noreen T Nazir, Vemuri S Murthy*, Terry Vanden Hoek et al
Indian Heart Journal, Volume 72, Issue 6, Nov-Dec 2020, Pages 517-523.
** Principal Investigator
* Co-Investigator

An Observational Study of Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrests Reported in Indian Print Media
Srinivas Ramaka, Vemuri S. Murthy, Navin C. Nanda, et al
Journal of Indian College of Cardiology Year:2019 | Vol.:9 | Issue:4 | Pages:223-229

Therapeutic Hypothermia After Cardiac Arrest
Niranjan Jagannathan, Anthony Marinelli, Melvin Speisman & Vemuri Murthy
American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine Vol 185. pp. A3166, © 2012

The Acceptability and Impact of a Pilot Community Hands-Only Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Training Program in India
Brent V Martinez, Nishi Dedania, UIC, Chicago, IL; Radhika Chimata, Rush, Chicago, IL; Shveta Khosla, Stockton Mayer, UIC, Chicago, IL; Vemuri Murthy, Chicago, IL.Vijay Yeldandi, UIC, Chicago, IL AHA RESS November 2018 Program, Chicago

Recognitions

1.Medal of US Congressmen as “Global Champion of Resuscitation”

2.Recognition from the American Heart Association “For Volunteer Leadership in Support of Lifesaving Mission of the AHA and its Emergency Cardiovascular Care Programs” as  Member of the AHA International Committee

3.”Henrietta Herbolsheimer Public Service” and “Leadership” Awards from the Chicago Medical Society

4.”Paul Harris International Service Award” of the Rotary Club

5.”Global Humanitarian Award” of The Institute of Medicine of Chicago

6.“Pioneer of Resuscitation Medicine in India” Award from the American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin

7.”Lifetime Achievement ” and “Distinguished Physician” Awards from the Indian American Medical Association, Illinois

Additional Information

Involved with Resuscitation Training Certification Programs of the American Heart Association for about three decades.

Initiated Community CPR and “Healthy- Heart” Programs in the USA and India.

Established a National “Model of Resuscitation Curriculum” in  Indian Medical Universities (2012).