Kevin W. Lobdell, MD is Professor and the Director of Regional Cardiovascular and Thoracic Quality, Education, and Research for Atrium Health, Charlotte, NC, USA, as well as the Clinical Professor at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA.
Dr. Lobdell is a Member of the American Association for Thoracic Surgery, the Society of Thoracic Surgeons, European Association of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Southern Thoracic Surgical Association, ERAS-Cardiac Surgery, the Society of Critical Care Medicine, & the American Telemedicine Association. He is and active board member, independent quality consultant, and serves in societal leadership positions. Dr. Lobdell is board certified in thoracic surgery and has special qualifications in surgical critical care.
Dr. Lobdell is currently a reviewer and an Editor for various journals and societies.
Research interests include:
• Risk Assessment, Models, and Mitigation Strategies
• Acute Kidney Injury (& biomarkers associated with acute kidney injury)
• Goal-Directed Therapy
• Metabolic Response to Injury & Sepsis
• Early Extubation
• Effects of BMI on CV Outcomes
• Aortic Dissection
He has authored numerous peer-reviewed articles and chapters on quality, safety, and various clinical subjects (metabolism, effects of BMI on surgical outcomes, aortic dissection, etc.).