Astha Chichra MDAssistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, Yale School of Medicine, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut
Dr. Astha Chichra is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine at Yale School of Medicine in New Haven, CT. She graduated from Kasturba Medical College, Manipal University, India. She completed her Internal Medicine residency and her fellowship in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at the Hofstra North Shore-Long Island Jewish (Northwell) School of Medicine. She joined as Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine in Tulane School of Medicine after graduation where she was an assistant professor until she joined Yale School of Medicine.
During her fellowship she focused on the field of critical care ultrasonography and was trained under nationally and internationally recognized leaders. Her clinical and research interests include critical care ultrasonography, critical care transthoracic and transesophageal echocardiography, simulation training and medical education. In addition to basic goal directed critical care ultrasonography, she also performs advanced echocardiography. She additionally serves as faculty for national and regional critical care ultrasonography courses.
DisclosuresDr. Chichra has nothing to disclose.
Recent Contributions to PracticeUpdate:
- Extended Lung Ultrasound to Differentiate Between Pneumonia and Atelectasis in Critically Ill Patients
- Evolving Outcomes Observed in Patients With COVID-19 on Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation
- High-Flow Oxygen With Capping or Suctioning for Tracheostomy Decannulation
- Emergence of Alveolar Consolidations in Serial Lung Ultrasound and Diagnosis of Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia