Vignesh Gunasekaran, MBBS

Vignesh Gunasekaran, MD

Hometown: Chennai, India

College/Medical School: Madras Medical College

Residency: Children’s Hospital of Michigan

Career/Research Interests

  • Birth asphyxia induced brain injury
  • Medical education

Current Scholarly Projects: Brain injury and cerebral blood flow dynamics

Scholarly Mentors:

  • Dr. Brighid O’Donnell
  • Dr. Mioara Manole

Hobbies/Interests: Love to play soccer, working out, and outdoor run. Covid made me an expert at cooking and now I can compete with Gordon Ramsay.

S.O./Married/Kids/Pets: Single

Travel/Languages: My goal is to reach all 50 states before 2022. Born in Tamil Nadu, native Tamil speaker

Likes About UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh: Everyone is super nice and welcoming, the faculties are humble and appreciate your ideas, and I love the huge patient population at the NICU. UPMC loves to take care of their employees. The amount of research opportunities here at UPMC made me choose Pittsburgh. Side note, I like the Koala café and 24*7 fitness center at the hospital.