Piyush Mathur, MD, FCCM
Piyush Mathur MD,FCCM is the founder and team lead of BrainX.He is an Anesthesiologist, Intensivist and the quality improvement officer for Anesthesiology Institute,Cleveland Clinic.He is a leader in quality and patient safety who has innovated and successfully implemented many algorithms and tools in electronic health records such as difficult airway identification(EPIC),anesthesia awareness alert (DSS, Talis),antibiotic alert (ACG, Talis). Recipient of 3 innovation awards at Cleveland Clinic,he is leading innovation efforts integrating machine learning and artificial intelligence in healthcare.Current,projects include AIDE(Artificial Intelligence Diagnosis Engine), SALUS (robotic artificial intelligence patient safety system),BRAINS(Biologically Relational Artificial Intelligence Networking System).
Frank Papay, MD
Francis A. Papay, M.S.(BME) M.D., F.A.C.S., FAAP is professor of surgery at the Lerner College of Medicine at Case Western Reserve University and Chairman of the Dermatology and Plastic Surgery Institute at the Cleveland Clinic. Dr. Papay is a biomedical engineer and surgeon, double boarded in Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery in addition to Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery with subspecialty fellowship training in skull base and craniofacial surgery. He has made important contributions to invention and innovation in surgery and medicine such as lead craniofacial surgeon for Cleveland Clinic’s three face allograft transplantations, designer of instrumentation for neuromodulation of skull base nerve bundles for migraine headaches and obstructive sleep apnea in addition to drug delivery systems for chronic wound treatment. He is the recipient of the Medal of Merit from Ohio University, the WebMD Health Hero Award in Science, the George and Grace Crile Surgical Award, and 56 other awards and lectureships. He holds several dozen U.S. patents that have been licensed to biotech companies. He is co-founder of several Cleveland Clinic biotech startup companies such as IonVac, X.D.I., Advanced Patient Systems and Enhale Medical. He has published over 215 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters, and serves on the editorial review boards of several medical journals. Dr. Papay has been recently inducted as a fellow in the National Academy of Inventors in addition to serving in several executive positions in the American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons, American Association of Plastic Surgeons, American Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Society, Fellow American College of Surgeons and Fellow American Academy of Pediatrics.
Ashish Khanna, MD
Ashish Khanna, MD, FCCP,FCCM is a staff intensivist with the Center for Critical Care and assistant professor of anesthesiology at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine in Cleveland, Ohio, USA. In addition, he is the vice-chief for research within the Center for Critical Care and is on staff with the Department of Outcomes Research within the Anesthesiology Institute. He is the current outgoing chair of the Society of Critical Care Medicine’s In-Training Section and incoming chair for the Postgraduate and Fellowship Education Committee. He is a recent recipient of the SCCM presidential citation for the years 2016 & 2017.His interests include predictive analytics for outcome prediction in critically ill ICU patients, newer vasopressors for shock states and prediction of postoperative respiratory compromise. He tweets @KhannaAshishCCF
Jacek B. Cywinski, MD
Jacek B. Cywinski, MD, was born in Wroclaw, Poland, where he earned a medical degree at the University of Wroclaw School of Medicine. Dr. Cywinski is board-certified in anesthesiology and in perioperative transesophageal echocardiography. His clinical and research interests include anesthesia for liver transplantation surgery, intraoperative transesophageal echocardiography, quality improvement and utilization of information technology in medicine. Dr. Cywinski has been leading several projects harnessing electronic medical data to leverage better patient care.
Dr. Cywinski has authored over 50 published research articles as well as multiple book chapters.
Kamal Maheshwari, MD, MPH
Kamal Maheshwari MD MPH is an Anesthesiologist and specializes in liver transplantation and acute pain management at Cleveland Clinic Foundation and Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology at CCLCM. He is also an associate staff at Outcomes Research department. He graduated in Medicine from University of Delhi, India. He completed MPH program at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health with specialization in health policy and management and received a certificate in Quality Patient Safety and Outcomes Research. He recently founded the Center for Perioperative Intelligence at Cleveland Clinic Foundation to focus on big data and analytics in healthcare. Dr. Maheshwari is the principal investigator for the anesthesia registry at CCF and has published numerous papers in the area of perioperative outcomes research. Currently, Dr. Maheshwari is overseeing multiple national clinical trials in the area of perioperative hemodynamics, especially prediction algorithms and decision support systems.