Vikram Padmanabhan M.D.

Vikram Padmanabhan M.D.
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  • English


  • Lung Disease (Pulmonary)


Dr. Padmanabhan was born in Saint Paul, MN. He received his bachelor's degree in physics and biology from Washington University in St. Louis, MO. He received his master's of arts degree in education from the City University of New York and taught high school biology and physics in a large public high school in the Bronx, New York. He attended medical school at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He completed his medical internship and residency at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. He completed his pulmonary and critical care medicine training at the University of Washington in Seattle.

Patient Care Philosophy

Dr. Padmanabhan truly enjoys the intellectual challenge of all aspects of pulmonary medicine. He especially enjoys developing relationships with patients and working with his patients towards the ultimate goals of better health and improved quality of life.

Clinical Interests

Dr. Padmanabhan is interested in all aspects of pulmonary and critical care medicine, especially respiratory insufficiency due to neuromuscular disease. In the clinic and in the hospital, Dr. Padmanabhan takes care of patients with all aspects of pulmonary disorders including interstitial lung diseases, pulmonary infections, airway disorders, chest malignancies, sarcoidosis, pleural disorders, neuromuscular diseases, pulmonary vascular diseases, and chest wall disorders. Dr. Padmanabhan also takes care of critically ill patients in the intensive care unit and performs outpatient procedures such as fiber optic bronchoscopy.


Institution Credential Year
Massachusetts General Hospital Internship 2010
Massachusetts General Hospital Residency 2012
UW - Division of Pulmonary/Critical Care Fellowship 2015
Albert Einstein College of Medicine Medical education 2009

Board Certifications

Certification Specialty Year
American Board of Internal Medicine Internal Medicine 2012
American Board of Internal Medicine Pulmonary Disease 2015