Kristina Kudelko

Pulmonologist

Clinical Assistant Professor, Medicine - Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine

Chest Clinic

  • 300 Pasteur Drive
  • Stanford, CA 94305
  • Phone: 650-725-7061
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Professional Education

Fellowship: New York Presbyterian Hospital Weill Cornell (06/30/2008) NY

Board Certification: Critical Care Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine (2008)

Residency: New York Presbyterian Hospital Weill Cornell (2005) NY

Internship: New York Presbyterian Hospital Weill Cornell (2003) NY

Fellowship: Stanford University (2009) CA

Board Certification: Pulmonary Disease, American Board of Internal Medicine (2007)

Board Certification: Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine (2005)

Medical Education: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine (2002) PA

B.S., Yale University, Biology (1997)

Honors & Awards

Teaching Award for the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Stanford University Medical Center (2011)

Clinical Fellowship in Pulmonary Vascular Disease, Vera Moulton Wall Center, Stanford University Medical Center (2008-2009)

David E. Rogers Memorial Research Award, NY Presbyterian Hospital-Cornell (2005)

National Institutes of Health Pre-Doctoral Intramural Training Award, National Human Genome Research Institute (1997-1998)

Current Clinical Management of Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
Zamanian, R. T., Kudelko, K. T., Sung, Y. K., Perez, V. D. J., Liu, J., & Spiekerkoetter, E. (2014). Current Clinical Management of Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension. CIRCULATION RESEARCH, 115(1), 131-147.

A case of recurrent pericardial constriction presenting with severe pulmonary hypertension.
Brunner, N. W., Ramachandran, K., Kudelko, K. T., Sung, Y. K., Spiekerkoetter, E., & Perez, V. J. (2013). A case of recurrent pericardial constriction presenting with severe pulmonary hypertension. Pulmonary circulation, 3(2), 436-439.

Safety and efficacy of transition from systemic prostanoids to inhaled treprostinil in pulmonary arterial hypertension.
de Jesus Perez, V. A., Rosenzweig, E., Rubin, L. J., Poch, D., Bajwa, A., & Zamanian, R. T. (2012). Safety and efficacy of transition from systemic prostanoids to inhaled treprostinil in pulmonary arterial hypertension. American journal of cardiology, 110(10), 1546-1550.

Airway Management and Perioperative Decision Making in the Patient With Severe Pulmonary Hypertension Who Requires Emergency Noncardiac Surgery
Maxwell, B. G., Pearl, R. G., Kudelko, K. T., Zamanian, R. T., & Hill, C. C. (2012). Airway Management and Perioperative Decision Making in the Patient With Severe Pulmonary Hypertension Who Requires Emergency Noncardiac Surgery. JOURNAL OF CARDIOTHORACIC AND VASCULAR ANESTHESIA, 26(5), 940-944.

The Intersection of Genes and Environment Development of Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension in a Patient With Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia and Stimulant Exposure
Ayala, E., Kudelko, K. T., Haddad, F., Zamanian, R. T., & Perez, V. de J. (2012). The Intersection of Genes and Environment Development of Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension in a Patient With Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia and Stimulant Exposure. CHEST, 141(6), 1598-1600.

Characteristics and Outcome After Hospitalization for Acute Right Heart Failure in Patients With Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
Haddad, F., Peterson, T., Fuh, E., Kudelko, K. T., Perez, V. D. J., & Zamanian, R. T. (2011). Characteristics and Outcome After Hospitalization for Acute Right Heart Failure in Patients With Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension. CIRCULATION-HEART FAILURE, 4(6), 692-699.

Pulmonary Hypertension Associated With Left Heart Disease: Characteristics, Emerging Concepts, and Treatment Strategies
Haddad, F., Kudelko, K., Mercier, O., Vrtovec, B., Zamanian, R. T., & Perez, V. D. J. (2011). Pulmonary Hypertension Associated With Left Heart Disease: Characteristics, Emerging Concepts, and Treatment Strategies. PROGRESS IN CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES, 54(2), 154-167.

Incidence, Correlates, and Consequences of Acute Kidney Injury in Patients With Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Hospitalized With Acute Right-Side Heart Failure
Haddad, F., Fuh, E., Peterson, T., Skhiri, M., Kudelko, K. T., & Zamanian, R. T. (2011). Incidence, Correlates, and Consequences of Acute Kidney Injury in Patients With Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Hospitalized With Acute Right-Side Heart Failure. JOURNAL OF CARDIAC FAILURE, 17(7), 533-539.

Drugs and toxins-associated pulmonary arterial hypertension: lessons learned and challenges ahead.
de Jesus Perez, V., Kudelko, K., Snook, S., & Zamanian, R. T. (2011). Drugs and toxins-associated pulmonary arterial hypertension: lessons learned and challenges ahead. International journal of clinical practice. Supplement, (169), 8-10.

[ABSTRACT] Reassessing vasoreactivity in patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) over time shows both loss as well as gain in vasoreactivity.
Spiekerkoetter E, Hsi A, De Jesus Perez V, Liu J, Saito S, & Zamanian RT. (2011). [ABSTRACT] Reassessing vasoreactivity in patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) over time shows both loss as well as gain in vasoreactivity. Am. J. Respir. Crit. Care Med., 183.

[ABSTRACT] Product of heart rate recovery and six minute walk distance as a predictor of outcomes in pulmonary arterial hypertension
Zamanian RT, Spiekerkoetter E, Hsi A, de Jesus Perez V, Saito S, & Kudelko K. (2011). [ABSTRACT] Product of heart rate recovery and six minute walk distance as a predictor of outcomes in pulmonary arterial hypertension. Am. J. Respir. Crit. Care Med., 183.

[ABSTRACT] Change in hemoglobin-adjusted diffusion capacity for carbon monoxide as a marker of mortality in pulmonary hypertension
Saito S, Kudelko K, Skhiri M, Hsi A, Deal J, & Zamanian RT. (2011). [ABSTRACT] Change in hemoglobin-adjusted diffusion capacity for carbon monoxide as a marker of mortality in pulmonary hypertension. Am J Respir Crit Care Med, 183.

Epoprostenol-associated pneumonitis: Diagnostic use of a T-cell proliferation assay
Kudelko, K. T., Nadeau, K., Leung, A. N., Liu, J., Haddad, F., & Perez, V. D. J. (2010). Epoprostenol-associated pneumonitis: Diagnostic use of a T-cell proliferation assay. JOURNAL OF HEART AND LUNG TRANSPLANTATION, 29(9), 1071-1075.

[ABSTRACT] Characteristics of patients with drugs and toxins-associated pulmonary arterial hypertension: a clinical and outcomes perspective
Snook S, Kudelko K, Spiekerkoetter E, De Jesus Perez V, Haddad F, & Zamanian RT. (2009). [ABSTRACT] Characteristics of patients with drugs and toxins-associated pulmonary arterial hypertension: a clinical and outcomes perspective. Am. J. Respir. Crit. Care Med., 179.

The Finland-United States Investigation of Non-Insulin-Dependent Diabetes Mellitus Genetics (FUSION) study. I. An autosomal genome scan for genes that predispose to type 2 diabetes
Ghosh, S., Watanabe, R. M., Valle, T. T., Hauser, E. R., Magnuson, V. L., & Boehnke, M. (2000). The Finland-United States Investigation of Non-Insulin-Dependent Diabetes Mellitus Genetics (FUSION) study. I. An autosomal genome scan for genes that predispose to type 2 diabetes. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF HUMAN GENETICS, 67(5), 1174-1185.

The Finland-United States Investigation of Non-Insulin-Dependent Diabetes Mellitus Genetics (FUSION) study. II. An autosomal genome scan for diabetes-related quantitative-trait loci
Watanabe, R. M., Ghosh, S., Langefeld, C. D., Valle, T. T., Hauser, E. R., & Boehnke, M. (2000). The Finland-United States Investigation of Non-Insulin-Dependent Diabetes Mellitus Genetics (FUSION) study. II. An autosomal genome scan for diabetes-related quantitative-trait loci. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF HUMAN GENETICS, 67(5), 1186-1200.

Type 2 diabetes: Evidence for linkage on chromosome 20 in 716 Finnish affected sib pairs
Ghosh, S., Watanabe, R. M., Hauser, E. R., Valle, T., Magnuson, V. L., & Boehnke, M. (1999). Type 2 diabetes: Evidence for linkage on chromosome 20 in 716 Finnish affected sib pairs. PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, 96(5), 2198-2203.