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Adam Highley, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Program Director
M3/M4 Pulmonary and Critical Care Clerkship Director, Creighton University School of Medicine
Medical Director, Mobile Simulation Training Team, United States Department of Veterans Affairs/NWI

Board certified in Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Disease

Areas of Interest: Critical care/cardiac arrest simulation training, COPD/asthma, lung cancer diagnosis
Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Fellowship: Creighton University School of Medicine, Omaha, NE
Residency: SSM Saint Mary’s Health Center, St. Louis, MO
Medical School: American University of Antigua College of Medicine


Lee Morrow, MD, MS
Professor of Medicine
Associate Program Director
Board certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease, and Critical Care Medicine
Areas of Interest: Ventilator associated pneumonia, pulmonary fibrosis, pulmonary hypertension and lung transplantation
Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship: Washington University, St. Louis, MO
Residency: Memorial Medical Center, Savannah, GA
Medical School: University of Iowa, College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA
Master of Science: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI


Zachary Depew, MD
Division Chief, Pulmonary, Critical Care, & Sleep Medicine
Director of Interventional Pulmonology
Associate Professor of Medicine
Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease, and Critical Care Medicine
Areas of Interest: Interventional pulmonology, lung cancer, pleural diseases, tracheal stenosis
Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Fellowship: Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
Residency: Creighton University School of Medicine, Omaha, NE
Medical School: Creighton University School of Medicine, Omaha, NE


Naresh Dewan, MD
Professor of Medicine
Medical Director, CU & OVAMC Sleep Disorders Centers

Board certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease, and Critical Care Medicine and Sleep Medicine

Areas of Interest: Sleep apnea, chronic obstructive lung disease, asthma, lung nodules, and pulmonary infections
Pulmonary Medicine Fellowship: Creighton University Medical Center, Omaha, NE
Residency: St. Joseph’s Hospital, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL
Medical School: Government Medical College Hospital, Nagpur, India


Nikhil Jagan, MBBS
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease

Areas of Interest: Bronchoscopy, Lung Cancer Diagnoses, Cardiac Arrest Simulation Training, Quality Improvement, Critical Care Medicine
Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship: Creighton University, Omaha, NE
Residency: Creighton University, Omaha, NE
Medical School: Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore, India


Bryan Krajicek, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Board certified in Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine
Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Fellowship: Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
Residency: Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
Medical School: Creighton University School of Medicine, Omaha, NE


Carolina Landeen, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary and Critical Care medicine Fellowship: Creighton University, Omaha, NE
Residency: University of Iowa-Des Moines, Des Moines, IA
Medical School: Universidad Panamericana Escuela de Medicina, Mexico City, Mexico


Mark Malesker, PharmD, FCCP, FCCP, FCCM, FASHP, BCPS
Professor of Pharmacy Practice and Medicine
Board Certified in Pharmacotherapy Specialist

Areas of Interest: Pharmacotherapeutic topics (critical care, anticoagulation, and cardiopulmonary)
Pharmacy School: Creighton University School of Pharmacy and Health Professions, Omaha, NE


Douglas Moore, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Director of Critical Care, CHI MBO
Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease, and Critical Care Medicine

Areas of Interest: Interstitial lung disease, pulmonary nodules/lung cancer, critical care medicine
Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Fellowship: Creighton University School of Medicine, Omaha, NE
Residency: Creighton University School of Medicine, Omaha, NE
Medical School: Creighton University School of Medicine, Omaha, NE


Shraddha Narechania, MBBS
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease
Areas of Interest: Pulmonary Hypertension, Interstitial Lung Disease
Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Fellowship: Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH
Residency: Cleveland Clinic Fairview Hospital, Cleveland, OH
Medical School: K.J. Somaiya Medical College and Research Center, Mumbai, India


Suchitra Pilli, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease,
Areas of Interest: Interventional Pulmonology, Lung Nodules, Lung Cancer Screening, Thoracic Oncology, New Techniques In Lung Cancer Diagnosis And Treatment, Linear And Radial EBUS (Endobronchial Ultrasound), and many more
Interventional Pulmonology Fellowship: Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO
Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Fellowship: University of Texas Health Center, Houston, TX
Residency: University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX
Medical School: Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore, India


Robert Plambeck, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Board Certified in Emergency Medicine and Critical Care Medicine
Areas of Interest: Critical care, point of care ultrasound, lung protective ventilation, quality improvement
Critical Care Fellowship: University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, IA
Residency: Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA
Medical School: University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE


Venketraman Sahasranaman, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
M2 Respiratory Course Director, Creighton University School of Medicine
Board certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease, and Critical Care Medicine
Areas of Interest: IAcute lung injury, critical care ultrasound, pulmonary physiology
Pulmonary Fellowship: Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center, Bronx, NY
Critical Care Fellowship: Montefiore Medical Center, University Hospital for Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY
Residency: Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center, Bronx, NY
Medical School: Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute, India


Salam Salman, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease, Critical Care Medicine, and Sleep Medicine
Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Fellowship: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
Residency: University of South Dakota, Sioux Falls, SD
Medical School: King Faisal University & Medical School, Khubar, Saudi Arabia


Stanley Thomas, DO
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease, Critical Care Medicine
Areas of Interest: Neuro ICU, Narcolepsy, Restless Leg Syndrome,
Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Fellowship: Creighton University, Omaha, NE
Residency: St. Vincent Health Center, Indianapolis, IN
Medical School: Western University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific, Pomona, CA