Aayush Khanal  aayush.khanal@wustl.edu

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phone: (314) 454-2527

Clinical Interests

I am interested in better understanding of the Hemodynamic response and systemic oxygen delivery in pediatric sepsis.I am currently working on identifying predictors of favorable hemodynamic response following Volume resuscitation in pediatric sepsis and septic shock and implementing and designing strategies to decrease the burden of Fluid Overload in the same population.


  • MBBS, Kathmandu University2007
  • MD, Institute of Medicine (IOM), Tribhuvan University2013
  • MD, Southern Illinois University (SIU) School of Medicine 2019


  • Pediatric Residency, Institute of Medicine (IOM) , Tribhuvan University2010 - 2013
  • Pediatrics Residency, Southern Illinois University (SIU) School of Medicine2016 - 2019
  • Clinical Fellow, Washington University School of Medicine in Saint Louis2019 - 2022

Licensure and Board Certification

  • 2019American Board of Pediatrics (ABP)

Honors and Awards

  • Best Research Award, Nepalese Congress of Pediatrics, 20142014
  • Nofu-Bergen Gold Medal for Academic Excellence in Pediatrics (Institute of Medicine, Tribhuvan University)2014
  • Best Platform Presentation Award, Pulmonary and Critical Care Congress, Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong-Kong2014
  • Best Research Award, SIU Pediatrics Residency 20192019

Recent Publications view all (4)

  1. Enteral Feeding for Children on Bilevel Positive Pressure Ventilation for Status Asthmaticus J Pediatr Intensive Care. 2021. doi:10.1055/s-0041-1730901  
  2. Effect of Potassium Infusions on Serum Levels in Children during Treatment of Diabetic Ketoacidosis. J Pediatr Intensive Care. 2020;9(2):113-118. PMCID:PMC7186025  PMID:32351765 
  3. Current State of Pediatric Intensive Care and High Dependency Care in Nepal Ped Crit Care Med. 2016. PMID:27679966 
  4. Nebulised hypertonic saline (3%) among children with mild to moderately severe bronchiolitis--a double blind randomized controlled trial. BMC Pediatr. 2015;15:115. PMCID:PMC4644020  PMID:26357896 
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