Sachin Kheterpal, M.D., M.B.A., is an Associate Professor of Anesthesiology at the University of Michigan Medical School. He received his Bachelor of Science, Medical Degree, and Masters in Business Administration from the University of Michigan. Prior to a clinical anesthesiology career, he was the lead architect of a leading commercially available clinical information system — General Electric Centricity. He led the global clinical information system product development team at GE Healthcare IT. He brings nearly two decades of informatics, software development and business administration experience to perioperative outcomes research. He is the principal investigator of the multicenter perioperative outcomes group (MPOG), a research and quality improvement consortium of more than 40 anesthesiology and surgical departments.
He is recognized as a national leader in perioperative large dataset clinical research and has published numerous articles, editorials and book chapters regarding intraoperative management and long-term postoperative outcomes. Using innovative techniques to integrate administrative, electronic health record and registry data across institutions, Dr. Kheterpal has created the MPOG centralized research database, with more than 3 million perioperative records with risk adjusted long term outcome data and detailed clinical intervention data.
Dr. Kheterpal’s current research focus is evaluating the comparative effectiveness of intraoperative anesthesiology interventions on long-term patient outcomes. Dr. Kheterpal is the Senior Director of Research IT for the University of Michigan Medical School. He is also the faculty lead for the Research Data Warehouse, an enterprise-wide tool designed to expose healthcare process data for clinical and translational research which is linked to the Michigan Genomics Initiative, an enterprise-wide genome bank recruiting more than 10,000 patient samples per year.