Dr. Viachaslau Barodka is an assistant professor of anesthesiology and critical care medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. His area of clinical expertise is cardiac anesthesiology. An expert in both red blood cell deformability and vascular stiffness, Dr. Barodka has a strong connection to Biomedical engineering and is developing new tools for real time assessment of renal function. He has also optimized strategies to reduce renal failure post cardiac surgery.
Dr. Barodka earned his M.D. from Belarussian State Medical Institute in Minsk, Belarus. He completed a residency in orthopaedic surgery at City Pediatric Outpatient Clinic No. 17 in Minsk and another residency in anesthesiology at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. Dr. Barodka performed a fellowship in anesthesiology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Dr. Barodka joined the Johns Hopkins faculty in 2009.
His research interests include vascular stiffness, blood transfusion and cardiovascular physiology.
Dr. Barodka served as the reviewer for the Journal Anesthesia and Analgesia, section on Cardiovascular Anesthesia, in May 2009. He was recognized by Jefferson Medical School with the Joseph L. Seltzer Alumni Award to the graduating resident in recognition of outstanding academic achievement and the Arthur B. Tarrow, M.D. Award for the contribution to the field of anesthesiology research. He is a member of American Society of Anesthesiologists and the American Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists.