Prem Kandiah MD

Associate Professor of Neurology, Division of Neurocritical Care & Surgical Liver Transplant, Emory University, Atlanta, GA

Dr. Prem Kandiah is a Neurointensivist and Surgical/Liver Transplant intensivist at Emory University with a profound interest in the intricate interplay between neurology, critical care medicine, and nutrition, particularly concerning hepatic and hyperammonemic encephalopathy. Trained in a combined Internal Medicine-Neurology residency program, followed by fellowships in critical care medicine and neurocritical care, Dr. Kandiah has honed his expertise in managing critically ill patients with liver failure for the last 10 years. His passion passion for understanding the complexities of hepatic encephalopathy and hyperammonemia has led to the development of innovative protocols on acute liver failure, undifferentiated hyperammonemia and has serve on national Critical care guidelines on Liver failure . He is currently participating in the Nestle Nutrition fellowship to further focus on nutritional aspects of ammonia metabolism and its impact on patients with malnutrition associate hyperammonemia. Dr. Kandiah is also a passionate educator and served as fellowship director for the Neurocritical care program at Emory University Hospital.



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