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Steven A. Conrad, MD PhD, FCCM

Academic Office

Research Laboratory

LSU Health Sciences Center
1501 Kings Highway
P.O. Box 33932
Shreveport, LA 71130-3932
Phone: 318-675-6885
Fax: 318-675-6878

Email: sconrad
Computational Dynamics Laboratory
Technology Center #252
Louisiana State University
One University Place
Shreveport, LA 71115

Curriculum vitae:


Professor of Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Pediatrics, Anesthesiology, and Neurosurgery

Director, Critical Care Medicine Service

Director, Extracorporeal Life Support (ECLS) Service


BS, University of Louisiana, Lafayette [Biology/Chemistry], 1974

MD, Louisiana State University School of Medicine, Shreveport, 1978

MS, Case Western Reserve University  [Biometry/Medical Informatics], 1980

MSE, Louisiana Tech University [Biomedical Engineering], 1981

PhD, Case Western Reserve University [Biomedical Engineering], 1985

MBA, Louisiana State University [Business Administration], 2000

MSST, Louisiana State University [Information Systems Technology], 2002

MSc, University of Manchester [Bioinformatics (Computational Molecular Biology)], 2006

Graduate Education

Internal Medicine, LSU Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, 1981-84

Critical Care Medicine, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Rochester, 1984-86


Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine

Diplomate in Critical Care Medicine, ABIM

Diplomate, American Board of Emergency Medicine

Diplomate in Neurocritical Care, UCNS

Research Interests

Selected Publications

Scott LK, Vachharajani V, Mynatt RL, Minagar A, Conrad SA: Brain RNA expression in obese vs lean mice after LPS-induced systemic inflammation. Front Biosci. 2004 Sep 01;9:2686-96. PMID: 15353306

Conrad SA and Bidani A: Management of the acute respiratory distress syndrome. Chest Surg Clin N Am. 2002 May;12(2):325-54. [Review] PMID: 12122828

Conrad SA, Zwischenberger JB, Grier LR, Alpard SK, Bidani A: Total extracorporeal arteriovenous carbon dioxide removal in acute respiratory failure: a phase I clinical study. Intensive Care Med. 2001 Aug;27(8):1340-51. PMID: 11511947

Roy BJ, Rycus P, Conrad SA, Clark RH: The changing demographics of neonatal extracorporeal membrane oxygenation patients reported to the Extracorporeal Life Support Organization (ELSO) Registry. Pediatrics. 2000 Dec;106(6):1334-8. PMID: 11099585

Conrad SA, Brown EG, Grier LR, Baier J, Blount J, Heming T, Zwischenberger JB, Bidani A: Arteriovenous extracorporeal carbon dioxide removal: a mathematical model and experimental evaluation. ASAIO J. 1998 Jul-Aug;44(4):267-77. PMID: 9682952