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Meet Dr. Shivani Mukkamala

Shivani G. Mukkamala, MD is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Anesthesiology at Emory University. Dr. Mukkamala is a board-certified pediatric anesthesiologist and practices at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, Egleston Hospital. She is the director for the core pediatric anesthesiology residency rotation. Dr. Mukkamala also serves as the faculty advisor for the Crawford Long Anesthesiology Interest Group and as the career advisor for Emory University medical students pursuing anesthesiology. She completed her residency and fellowship at Columbia University in New York. 

Dr. Mukkamala has a special interest in pediatric airways and teaches the difficult airway workshop at the Society for Pediatric Anesthesia. She was honored by the Emory University Department of Anesthesiology with the Excellence in Mentoring Award in 2018. She is passionate about mentorship, women and minorities in medicine and physician burnout prevention. She speaks nationally on resilience and mindfulness. Dr. Mukkamala is married to a retinal specialist and mother to her 8-year-old daughter. 

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