Physician-scientist with expertise in healthcare informatics.
Krishna is a physician-scientist with expertise in healthcare informatics. Working at the juncture of healthcare and technology, he has led teams that consistently improve performance and efficiency while ensuring quality care and patient safety for premier organizations in the healthcare industry.
In his most recent role, Krishna founded and served as the first Director of the Radiology Informatics program at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) in New York City. In this capacity, he led the safe transition of several key departmental workflows to digital environments, eliminating redundancies and reducing opportunities for error. He helped to architect systems that consolidate patient information online for a more holistic view of the patient, reducing barriers to accessing patient information, and improving research analytics capabilities. He led institutional efforts to establish enterprise data management solutions and facilitate health information exchange. Notable accomplishments also included the design, development, and deployment of a machine learning infrastructure for imaging data, and the development and clinical integration of the department’s first artificial intelligence algorithm capable of performing a full diagnostic interpretation of a specified radiology exam.
He serves on the Radiology Society of North America’s (RSNA) Radiology Informatics Committee (RIC), helping to guide national strategies in managing healthcare information, including the development and implementation of international uniform standards and ontologies. He has served as an advisor on information technology and informatics to some key industries.
Krishna earned a BS in Applied Physics from Yale University. He earned an MD from Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, where he also completed a residency in Diagnostic Radiology and fellowship in magnetic resonance imaging. He completed a fellowship in Imaging Informatics at University of Maryland School of Medicine.