Dilip Nataraj, MD Named Chair of Critical Care Medicine at South Shore Hospital
Since July 1, 2020, Dr. Nataraj served as interim Chair of Critical Care and has helped lead his colleagues during the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic.
He will continue to spearhead new initiatives and implement a strategic plan for critical care medical services. In addition, he will collaborate with nursing leadership and South Shore Health administration.
“Dr. Nataraj is a true leader and we are thrilled that he will continue in this role at South Shore Hospital,” said Kim Dever, MD, Vice President of Medical Affairs at South Shore Hospital. “In a year that has challenged and taxed our Critical Care Medicine unit, Dr. Nataraj continues to support his colleagues while ensuring that our patient’s needs are met in terms of treatment, care and comfort. He brings a wealth of knowledge to the position.”
“I am grateful for this opportunity,” said Dr. Nataraj. “Critical Care Medicine is a team endeavor and I am excited to continue working alongside my colleagues to help foster interdisciplinary collaboration and best patient outcomes.”
Dr. Nataraj received his education from Louisiana State University School of Medicine and completed his residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh.
He took part in a fellowship in Pulmonary and Critical Care at the Harvard Medical School Combined Program, and served as a Clinical and Research fellow in Interventional Pulmonology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC).
Before coming to South Shore Hospital in 2014, Dr. Nataraj practiced Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at BIDMC and Lahey Clinic.
A resident of Dover, Mass., Dr. Nataraj is board-certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine.