Dr. Hitesh Singh Sandhu

Assistant Professor

Dr. Sandhu graduated from Mysore Medical College, Mysore, India in the year 2000. He trained in Pediatrics for 4 years at Leeds General Infirmary, Leeds UK and obtained the membership of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health. He then trained as a clinical fellow in the Pediatric Intensive care unit at Leeds General infirmary for 18 months. Dr. Sandhu moved to the USA in 2006 and completed a Pediatric residency at Children’s Hospital of New Jersey at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, Newark, NJ. He trained as a Pediatric Critical Care Medicine fellow at Children’s Hospital of Michigan, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI and furthered his training as a Pediatric Cardiovascular ICU fellow at Children’s Hospital of Michigan. He joined the faculty of the University of Tennessee in August 2013.

Dr. Sandhu’s research interest is in Acute Lung injury, specifically on the use of exhaled breath condensate in the diagnosis and monitoring of lung diseases. He received the Best “Physician in training” presentation award at the National Conference and Exhibition of American Academy of Pediatrics- Section of Critical Care, October 2011. His studies have shown that exhaled breath condensate can be used to measure inflammation in acute lung injury.

Awards

  • Best “Physician in training” presentation award at the National Conference and Exhibition of American Academy of Pediatrics- Section of Critical Care, October 2011.
  • Diversity fellow award - invited to attend the Pediatric Critical Care Scientist Development Program Annual retreat administered by the NIH. November 2011.

Membership

  • Society of Critical Care Medicine, Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (UK)

Patient Care Emphasis

Pediatric Critical Care, Pediatric Cardiovascular Critical

Contact Us

Department of Pediatrics

Critical Care Division

Le Bonheur Children's Hospital
Children's Foundation
Research Center
50 N Dunlap, 3rd Floor
Memphis, TN 38103
Phone: 901-287-6303