Kenneth A Schenkman, MD, PhD

Kenneth A Schenkman, MD, PhD


  • Biography

    Kenneth A. Schenkman, MD, PhD, is an attending physician in the Pediatric Intensive Care Units at Seattle Childrens Hospital and Harborview Medical Center. He is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Anesthesiology and Adjunct Associate Professor of Bioengineering at the University of Washington School of Medicine. Dr. Schenkman received his MD from Indiana University and completed a pediatrics residency at the Childrens Hospital of Pittsburgh, where he also served as Chief Resident.

    Dr. Schenkman trained in pediatric critical care at Seattle Childrens and received a PhD in Bioengineering from the University of Washington. He has an active research program developing optical spectroscopic technologies for clinical assessment of intracellular oxygenation and mitochondrial function. Dr. Schenkman has several U.S. patents for his pioneering work on developing an intracellular oxygen monitor. Schenkman has published dozens of manuscripts and abstracts in the field of optical spectroscopy for physiologic and clinical applications, and has published several book chapters on pediatric critical care topics. He also has been an active reviewer for journals in the fields of medicine, physiology and biomedical optics.

    Board Certification(s)

    Pediatric Critical Care Medicine


    Indiana Univ/Purdue University-Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN
    University of Washington, Seattle, WA


    Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA


    Seattle Children's Hospital, Seattle, WA

    Research Focus Area

    Therapeutic Trials, Translational research, observational studies, investigator-initiated interventional studies

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