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Michael Connor, MD
Atlanta, GA USA
Dr. Connor is dual trained in nephrology & critical care medicine sharing his clinical duties between critical care medicine & inpatient consultative nephrology. Dr. Connor’s clinical and academic interests are focused heavily on critical care medicine and especially acute nephrology issues in the critically ill. Dr. Connor is an internationally recognized expert on acute renal replacement therapies, acute kidney injury (AKI), antimicrobial dosing in AKI, volume management and hemodynamic support of the critically ill, intra-abdominal hypertension & abdominal compartment syndrome, acute acid/base derangements, and extracorporeal blood purification techniques including extra-corporeal membrane oxygenation.
In September 2014, Dr. Connor spearheaded the first-ever application of advanced critical care support to a patient with Ebola virus disease (EVD) which included the first known successful application of acute continuous hemodialysis and mechanical ventilatory support in EVD.