Vandana K. Seeram, M.B.B.S. (M.D.)

Vandana K. Seeram M.B.B.S. (M.D.)

Associate Professor & Medical Director, Pulmonary Function Lab; Medical Director, Pulmonary Hypertension Regional Clinical Program; Program Director, Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship

Department: Department of Medicine
Business Phone: (904) 244-4075
Business Email:

Clinical Profile

  • Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
  • Clinical Special Interests: Pulmonary hypertension; COPD; interstitial lung disease
  • Research Special Interests: COPD; Pulmonary hypertension


A Rare Case of Leuconostoc pseudomesenteroides Bacteremia and Refractory Septic Shock.
Cureus.15(4):e38312-[DOI] 10.7759/cureus.38312.[PMID] 37261161.
Evaluation of glycemic control in critically ill patients with bacteremia: a retrospective, single-center cohort study.
Journal of investigative medicine : the official publication of the American Federation for Clinical Research.70(6):1387-1391[DOI] 10.1136/jim-2021-002229.[PMID] 35580916.
Purulent pericarditis, an unusual cause of cardiac arrest.
BMJ case reports.14(9):-[DOI] 10.1136/bcr-2021-245833.[PMID] 34548304.
Image-guided hypofractionated double-scattering proton therapy in the management of centrally-located early-stage non-small cell lung cancer.
Acta oncologica (Stockholm, Sweden).59(10):1164-1170[DOI] 10.1080/0284186X.2020.1759821.[PMID] 32394776.
Image-Guided Hypofractionated Proton Therapy in Early-Stage Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer: A Phase 2 Study.
International journal of particle therapy.7(2):1-10[DOI] 10.14338/IJPT-20-00013.1.[PMID] 33274252.
Patient-related factors may influence nursing perception of sleep in the Intensive Care Unit.
PloS one.15(1):e0226323-[DOI] 10.1371/journal.pone.0226323.[PMID] 31905204.
Impact of unfavorable factors on outcomes among inoperable stage II-IV Nonsmall cell lung cancer patients treated with proton therapy.
Acta oncologica (Stockholm, Sweden).58(3):313-319[DOI] 10.1080/0284186X.2018.1546060.[PMID] 30656994.
Pulmonary Function after Proton Therapy for Hodgkin Lymphoma.
International journal of particle therapy.5(3):1-4[DOI] 10.14338/IJPT-18-00040.1.[PMID] 31788502.
A case of worsening pulmonary arterial hypertension and pleural effusions by bosutinib after prior treatment with dasatinib.
Pulmonary circulation.7(4):808-812[DOI] 10.1177/2045893217733444.[PMID] 28914582.
Association between aspirin use and deep venous thrombosis in mechanically ventilated ICU patients.
Journal of thrombosis and thrombolysis.44(3):330-334[DOI] 10.1007/s11239-017-1525-x.[PMID] 28717966.
Operator dependent factors implicated in failure of non-invasive positive pressure ventilation (NIPPV) for respiratory failure.
The clinical respiratory journal.11(6):901-905[DOI] 10.1111/crj.12434.[PMID] 26663322.
Pulmonary Toxicity Following Proton Therapy for Thoracic Lymphoma.
International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics.99(2):494-497[DOI] 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2017.04.001.[PMID] 28872001.
A Large Pleural Effusion following Abdominal Aortic Surgery.
Case reports in pulmonology.2015():254010-[DOI] 10.1155/2015/254010.[PMID] 26635989.
An unusual case of postpartum dyspnea.
Chest.147(2):e38-e43[DOI] 10.1378/chest.14-0841.[PMID] 25644914.
Diagnosis of Pseudo-Pulmonary Emboli With Endobronchial Ultrasound
Journal of Investigative Medicine.63(2):409-410[DOI] .[PMID] .
Is There Any Association between PEEP and Upper Extremity DVT?
Critical Care Research and Practice.2015():1-5[DOI] 10.1155/2015/614598.[PMID] 25922762.
Lung cancer presenting as a soft-tissue metastasis.
Case reports in oncology.8(1):185-8[DOI] 10.1159/000381875.[PMID] 25969680.
Predicting the Need for Upfront Combination Therapy in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension.
Journal of cardiovascular pharmacology and therapeutics.20(4):395-400[DOI] 10.1177/1074248414568195.[PMID] 25613465.
Use of endobronchial ultrasound to evaluate nonthrombotic endovascular lesions in pulmonary arteries: a systematic review.
Journal of bronchology & interventional pulmonology.22(1):28-32[DOI] 10.1097/LBR.0000000000000133.[PMID] 25590480.
An unusual case of iatrogenic haemoptysis.
BMJ case reports.2014():-[DOI] 10.1136/bcr-2014-204673.[PMID] 25008338.
Characteristics and Outcomes of Cocaine-Related Spontaneous Intracerebral Hemorrhages
ISRN Neurology.2013():1-5[DOI] 10.1155/2013/124390.[PMID] 23533805.
An 82-year-old woman with left upper lobe atelectasis. Diffuse large B-cell lymphoma.
Chest.142(6):1669-1674[DOI] 10.1378/chest.11-2925.[PMID] 23208341.

Office Information

Academic Office
7th Floor, Clinical Center
655 West 8th Street, C54
Jacksonville, FL 32209
(904) 244-4075
Administrative Manager
Lorraine Sims
(904) 244-4075
GME Office
4th Floor, Pavilion North
555 West 8th Street, P18
Jacksonville, FL 32209
Phone: (904) 244-1658
Fax: (904) 244-1681
Senior GME Program Administrator
Sonya Newsome, C-TAGME
(904) 244-1658


Medical Degree
2001 · University of West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago
Family Medicine Residency
2006 · McLaren Regional Medical Center, Flint Township, MI, USA
Internal Medicine Residency
2009 · University of Florida College of Medicine-Jacksonville, Jacksonville, FL, USA
Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Fellowship
2012 · University of Florida College of Medicine-Jacksonville, Jacksonville, FL, USA