Abhishek Krishna, M.D.

Abhishek Krishna, M.D.


Dr. Abhishek Krishna specializes in providing advanced diagnostics and patient-centered care for patients with respiratory illnesses. A graduate with honors of the Rajiv Gandhi University School of Medicine, he strives to create a stress free and caring environment for his patients. Dr. Krishna’s experience includes minimally invasive thoracic procedures, such as, endobronchial ultrasound (EBUS), bronchoscopy and navigational bronchoscopy. Having developed a special interest in treating patients with poorly controlled asthma and COPD, he prides himself in offering his patients access to the most recent advances in pulmonary medicine. Dr. Krishna’s goal is to provide each patient with the best quality of care available by ensuring they have the necessary tools to be well informed about their illness.

Education and Training

  • Doctor of Medicine, Rajiv Gandhi University, J.J.M Medical College Hospital, Davangere, India

  • Residency, Internal Medicine, University of Pittsburgh Medical Centre, McKeesport, PA
  • Fellowship, Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine, St. Louis University Hospital, St. Louis, MO

Certifications and Affiliations

  • Board Certified, Pulmonary Disease, Critical Care Medicine and Internal Medicine
  • Member, American Medical Association
  • Member, Society of Critical Care Medicine
  • Member, American Thoracic Society

Hospital Privileges

  • Northside Hospital Cherokee


  • Krishna Publications
    Nuclear Imaging to Detect Diaphragmatic Perforation as a Rare Complication of Microwave Ablation.
    Cull S, Khneizer G, Krishna A, Muzaffar R, Gadani S, Jamkhana Z.
    Case Rep Critical Care. 2017

  • Bronchodilator Response in FVC Is Larger and More Relevant Than in FEV1 in Severe Airflow Obstruction.
    Quanjer PH, Ruppel GL, Langhammer A, Krishna A, Mertens F, Johannessen A, Menezes AMB, Wehrmeister FC, Perez-Padilla R, Swanney MP, Tan WC, Bourbeau J.
    Chest. 2017 May.
  • Meningitis retention syndrome.
    Krishna A, Devulapally P, Ghobrial I.
    J Community Hosp Intern Med Perspect. 2012 Apr 30.