Dr. Ankit Gupta was born in India and did his medical education at the premier medical school in the South East Asia region, the All India Institute of Medical Sciences. He came to the United States for post graduate training and completed a two year post doctoral research fellowship in Transplant Immunology at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. The focus of this research was development of non invasive biomarkers to detect acute cellular rejection post transplantation. He then moved onto Chicago and completed his Internal Medicine residency at the Cook county Hospital. He did his Pulmonary and Critical Care fellowship at the Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. He also completed a Masters in Clinical Investigation degree course from the same institution. His thesis was on validating sepsis scores for better triaging patients with a suspicion of infection in the Emergency room. He also completed a Quality Improvement descriptive study on sub-massive Pulmonary Embolism. He has published widely in the areas of solid organ transplantation and critical care medicine and has over 10 original peer reviewed manuscripts and 40 abstracts and presentations.
His clinical interests include interventional bronchoscopy, lung cancer and obstructive airway disease. His research interests include lung cancer biomarkers, transplant immunology, Quality Improvement and outcomes based clinical research.