Jairam Krishnamurthy, MD, F.A.C.P.

Jairam Krishnamurthy, MD, F.A.C.P.
Assistant Professor of MedicineKrishnamurthyPP
Division of Oncology & Hematology

Academic Office mailing address:
UNMC Oncology/Hematology Division
986480 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 681980-6480

Main Academic Ph. 402-559-8500
New Patient Referral Ph. 402-559-5600
Fax. 402-559-6520

Practice locations:
Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center
505 South 45th Street
Omaha, NE 68198-6840 (map)

Nebraska Medicine Village Pointe
111 N. 175th St.
Omaha, NE 68118 (map)

Fellowship (Medical Oncology and Hematology) - University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE (2015)

Residency (Internal Medicine) - Creighton University Medical Center, Omaha, NE (2012)

Internship (Internal Medicine) - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL (2010)

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation Program, Division of Hematology and Oncology, Department of Medicine, The Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL (2007-2009)

Medical School (MD) - All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi, India (2005)

Hospital Appointments:
Nebraska Medicine

Clinical Interests/Specialties
Breast Cancer

Research Interests:
Exploring novel therapies for hormone receptor positive breast caner. Breast cancer in the elderly. Breast cancer in pregnancy. Exploring newer targets and therapies for triple negative breast cancer. Her-2 positive breast cancer.


Biographical Sketch:
Dr. Jairam Krishnamurthy graduated from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India in 2005. He then went on to do a post-doctoral research fellowship in the Hematopoietic Stem Cell transplantation program at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago, IL. Following this, he did an internship in Internal Medicine at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and residency in Internal Medicine at Creighton University Medical Center in Omaha, NE. After completing his residency, he joined the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) and completed his fellowship in Medical Oncology and Hematology. After completion of his fellowship at UNMC, he served as a faculty member for one year at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, MO specializing in the care of breast cancer patients and conducting clinical trials. He is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) in Internal Medicine, Hematology and Medical Oncology and has been awarded fellowship in the American College of Physicians. He has authored or co-authored numerous articles, book chapters and abstracts. He has also presented his research at several national and international meetings. He has also served as an expert reviewer for a number of scientific journals. He is currently involved with clinical trials related to breast cancer (hormone receptor positive, Her-2 positive and triple negative disease). He lives in West Omaha with his wife, Devi and kids - Sahana and Shravan.

Select Publications:
Tandra, P, Kallam, A, Guduru, M, Bendi, VS, Krishnamurthy, J, Bierman, P - Paraneoplastic Manifestations of Lymphoproliferative Neoplasms - Lymphoma and Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemias 2016:6 21-33

Kallam, A, Krishnamurthy, J, Kozel, J, Shonka, N - Undifferentiated Embryonal Sarcoma of Liver- Case report and review of the literature - Rare Tumors 2015 Dec 30;7(4):6009. doi: 10.4081/rt.2015.6009

Bhatt VR, Shrestha R, Krishnamurthy J, Mosalpuria K, Loberiza FR Jr, Ganti AK, Silberstein PT. Clinicopathologic characteristics and management trends of cutaneous invasive and in situ melanoma in older patients: a retrospective analysis of the National Cancer Data Base. Ther Adv Med Oncol. 2015 Jan;7(1):4-11

Bhatt VR, Loberiza Jr. FR, Tandra P, Krishnamurthy J, Shrestha, R, Wang, J - Risk factors, therapy and survival outcomes of small cell and large cell neuroendocrine carcinoma of urinary bladder - Rare tumors 2014 Jan 23;6(1):5043 

Tandra P, Krishnamurthy J, Bhatt VR, Newman K, Armitage JO, Akhtari M - Autoimmune thrombocytopenia and autoimmune neutropenia in chronic lymphocytic leukemia - Mediterranean Journal of Hematology and Infectious Diseases 2013 Nov 4;5(1)

Aryal RM, Bhatt VR, Tandra P, Krishnamurthy J, Yuan J, Akhtari M - Autoimmune neutropenia in multiple myeloma and the role of clonal T-cell expansion: An evidence of cross-talk between B-cell and T-cell lineage - Clinical Lymphoma, Myeloma and Leukemia 2014 Feb;14(1)

Mainali NR, Bhatt VR, Kedia S, Krishnamurthy J, Wake LM, Akhtari M - Reversible bone marrow aplasia induced by pegylated interferon-α-2a therapy in a patient with primary myelofibrosis - Journal of Oncology Pharmacy Practice 2014 Oct;20(5):386-92

Additional Publications at PubMed.Gov: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed


Akhtari M, Bhatt VR, Tandra PK, Krishnamurthy J, Horstman H, Dreessen A, Chen PX, Armitage JO - Therapy-related myeloid neoplasms after autologous hematopoietic stem cell transplantation in lymphoma patients - Cancer Biology and Therapy 2013 Dec;14(12):1077-88

Krishnamurthy J, Krishnamurty DM, Baker JJ, Zhen W, Lydiatt D, Ganti AK - Salivary duct carcinoma responding to trastuzumab based therapy: case report and review of the literature - Head and Neck 2013 Dec;35(12)