Rupinder K Kullar, MD

Kullar Rupinder
Specialties
Critical Care Medicine
Primary Office
Address 3501 Johnson Street
Third Floor
Hollywood, FL 33021
Phone: 954-265-9976
Fax: 954-965-5396

About Me

I am a critical care physician at Memorial Hospital Pembroke and Memorial Hospital West. I treat patients in the intensive care units facing life-threatening illnesses and injuries.

One size does not fit all in medicine. That is why I make it a priority to get to know each patient, their family and their unique concerns and lifestyle. With this information, I create personalized care plans that incorporate the latest medical interventions while honoring the personal wishes and beliefs of my patients.

I know from personal experience the stress, worry and difficulties facing a family when a loved one is placed in the intensive care unit. While I know I cannot take the worry and pain away, I try my best to walk them through this difficult time by answering their questions, and making myself available to talk through options and updates. 

I earned my medical degree from the UMNJ New Jersey Medical School. I completed an Internal Medicine Residency at the Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia, and a Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship at Medstar Georgetown University Hospital in Washington, DC.

Before joining Memorial Healthcare, I completed a Sleep Medicine Fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania.

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Education

Education
  • UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School Program, 2008
Residencies
  • Albert Einstein Medical Center, 2011, Internal Medicine
Fellowships
  • Georgetown University Hospital, 2015, Critical Care Medicine
  • University Of Pennsylvania, 2016, Sleep Medicine
Certifications
  • American Board of Internal Medicine-Critical Care Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine-Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine-Pulmonary Disease

Professional Highlights

Research

  • 2015-2016: Quality improvement project at the University of Pennsylvania outpatient sleep clinic looking at methods to optimize and improve patient flow and patient/staff satisfaction.
  • 2014-2015: Multicenter prospective study to validate the Modified SACS as a screening questionnaire for sleep apnea during pregnancy when compared to Watch PAT home sleep study device. 
  • 2000-2004: Investigation of neuroplasticity in the hippocampus and song system including RNA probe production and mapping of NR1 NMDA receptor in Zebra Finches and Black-capped Chickadees under Dr. Colin Saldanha, Ph.D. Department of Biological Sciences, Lehigh University.

Presentations

  • Kullar RK, Devarajan S, Pu. A retrospective analysis of pregnant women screened for obstructive sleep apnea and associated adverse maternal and fetal outcomes. Original Investigation Poster Presentation CHEST conference, Austin, TX October 2014. Top 3 poster winner.
  • Kullar RK. A Case of Influenza A Presenting with Rhabdomyolysis and Creatine Kinase Above 4 Million. Clinical Vignette CHEST conference Chicago, IL October 2013.
  • Kullar RK, Kalgate R. Castleman Disease presenting as fever and cough in a young male. Clinical Vignette ACP Conference Toronto, Canada 2010.
  • Kullar RK, Patel NP, Randall JF & Saldanha CJ. (2004) Orthogonal patterns of neuroplasticity in the hippocampus and song system of a food storing songbird. Society for Neuroscience, Cincinnati, OH.
  • Kullar RK, Patel NP, Randall JF & Saldanha CJ. (2004) Orthogonal patterns of neuroplasticity in the hippocampus and song system of a food storing songbird. Society for Behavioral Neuroendocrinology, Lisbon, Portugal. 
  • 8th Annual PA Sleep Society Meeting. An overview of stimulant therapy in hypersomnolence. Presented at Harrisburg, PA.
  • DC Thoracic Pulmonary Grand Rounds. Presented at Georgetown University, Washington, DC 2007.
  • Clinical Case Presentation. Presented at Albert Einstein Medical Center Grand Rounds, Philadelphia, PA 2010.

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