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Arun Saini, MD

Arun Saini, MD

  • Consulting Physician, Critical Care
  • Assistant Professor, University of Tennessee Health Science Center




MBBS – University College of Medical Sciences, Delhi University, Delhi, India
MD – Lady Hardinge Medical College, Kalawati Saran Children’s Hospital, Delhi University, Delhi, India
Fellowship – Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri
Residency – Children’s Hospital of Michigan, Detroit, Michigan

Clinical Interests

  • Pediatric Critical Care

Research Interests

  • extracorporeal membrane oxygenation
  • hemostasis and anticoagulation management
  • blood products utilizati
  • platelet -derived microparticles

Selected Publications

Saini A. Work-life balance: Keep the cycle moving- find a purpose, set priorities and manage time well then reassess and reset. Front Pediatr 2016,3:118.

Saini A, Hartman ME, Gage BF, Said A, Gazit AZ, Eghtesady P, Boston US, Spinella PC. Incidence of platelet dysfunction by thromboelastography-platelet mapping in children supported with ECMO: A Pilot Retrospective Study. Front Pediatr 2016, 3:116. 

Saini A, Spinella PC. Anticoagulation considerations for pediatric extracorporeal oxygenation. Clin Lab Med 2014,34:655-73.

Saini A, Perlman S, Silva M, Emke A. Response to Eculizumab in Escherichia Coli O 157 H 7 induced Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome with severe neurological manifestations. Clin Pediatr (Phila) 2015; 54:387-9

Diaz-Miron J, Dillon P, Saini A, Balzer D, Singh J, Kolovos N, Duncan J. Left main coronary artery dissection in pediatric sport-related chest trauma. J Emerg Med 2014; 47:150-4 .

Saini A, Karmarkar SA, Rongkavilit C.  Acute abdominal pain in an adolescent. Case report, Pediatr Rev 2013; 34:41-6. 

Saini A, Karmarkar SA, Kannikeshwaran N. Concomitant hypercalcemia and hyperammonemia associated with distal renal tubular acidosis.Case report, Pediatr Emerg Care 2012; 28:280-2.

Saini A, Delius RE, Seshadri S, Walters H, Mastropietro CW.  Passive peritoneal drainage improves fluid balance after surgery for congenital heart disease. Original article, Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2012; 41:256-60.

Arya O S, Saini A, El baba M, Hossein S, Abdel-Haq N. Acalculous cholecystitis associated with Epstein Barr Virus. A rare occurrence, but favorable outcome. Case report, Clin Pediatr (Phila) 2010; 49:799-80.4

Saini A, Singh V, Chandra J, Dutta A K. Kimura's Disease; An unusual glandular involvement with blood and tissue eosinophilia. Case report, Indian J Pediatr 2009, 76(6): 647-4.8

Karmarkar SA, Aneja S, Khare S, Saini A, Seth A. Chauhan BKY. A study of acute febrile encephalopathy with special reference to viral encephalitis. Original article. Indian J Pediatr 2008; 75:801-5 .

Saini A, Kumar V, Kumar Sandeep. Neonatal diabetes: Genetic and management issues. Case report. Internet Journal of Pediatrics and Neonatology volume 9 Number 1, 2008.

Saini A, Chandra J, Goswami U, Singh V, Dutta AK. Case control study of psychosocial morbidity in ß Thalassemia major, Original article: J Pediatr 2007; 150:516-520.

Dwivedi S, Agarwal MP, Saini A. Posterior fossa stroke. Case Report, J Indian Academy Clinical Medicine 2000, 5,184.

Last update: March 2018