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Krishan Yadav, MD, MSc, FRCPC
613-798-5555 x 19489
kyadav@toh.ca

Krishan Yadav

Associate Scientist, Clinical Epidemiology Program
Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine
University of Ottawa
Emergency Physician
The Ottawa Hospital

Research Interests

  • Skin and soft tissue infections (cellulitis, abscess)
  • Outpatient parenteral antibiotic therapy (OPAT)
  • Emergency Medicine

Brief Biography

Dr. Yadav is an Assistant Professor with the Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Ottawa, and an Associate Scientist with the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute. He completed his Royal College residency training in Emergency Medicine at the University of Ottawa in 2016. He has completed the Emergency Medicine Research Fellowship at the University of Ottawa and obtained a Master of Science in Epidemiology in 2018. He was awarded the Top New Investigator Abstract Award at the 2018 Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians annual meeting. 

Dr. Yadav's current research interests involve common infectious diseases that are treated in the Emergency Department. His current focus is on improving the care of patients with skin and soft tissue infections (i.e. cellulitis) with respect to antibiotic agent, route (oral or intravenous) and dosing. In addition, he is researching the impact of outpatient parenteral antibiotic therapy (OPAT) on patients with cellulitis.

Selected Publications

Yadav K, Nath A, Suh KN, Sikora L, Eagles D. Treatment failure definitions for non-purulent skin and soft tissue infections: a systematic review. Infection. 2019 Aug 5. [Epub ahead of print]

Yadav K, Suh KN, Eagles D, Thiruganasambandamoorthy V, Wells G, Stiell IG. Evaluation of an Emergency Department to Outpatient Parenteral Antibiotic Therapy Program for Cellulitis. Am J Emerg Med. 2019 Feb 21. [Epub ahead of print]

Yadav K, Rosenberg H, Eagles D, Suh KN. Diagnosis and Management of Non-Purulent Cellulitis in the Emergency Department. CJEM 2019. CJEM 2019 March; 21(2): 186–189.

Yadav K, Suh KN, Eagles D, MacIsaac J, Ritchie D, Bernick J, Thiruganasambandamoorthy V, Wells GA, Stiell IG. Predictors of oral antibiotic treatment failure for non-purulent skin and soft tissue infections in the emergency department. Acad Emerg Med. Jan 2019; 26(1):51–59. Epub 2018 July 4.

Yadav K, Gatien M, Corrales-Medina V, Stiell IG. Antimicrobial treatment decision for non-purulent skin and soft tissue infections in the emergency department. CJEM. 2017 May; 19(3): 175–180.

Diseases, conditions and populations of interest


Infectious disease; Pneumonia; Skin disorders



Research and clinical approaches


Clinical research; Emergency medicine