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S. Nini Malayaman

S. Nini Malayaman, MD

Assistant Professor

Department: Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine

Specialties: Anesthesiology


  • MD - Drexel University College of Medicine

Dr. S. Nini Malayaman is a board-certified anesthesiologist practicing at Hahnemann University Hospital in Center City Philadelphia.


  • Pennsylvania Medical Society
  • Pennsylvania Society of Anesthesiologists
  • Thai Physicians Association of America
  • International Anesthesia Research Society
  • American Society of Anesthesiologists

Clinical Services



  • Anesthesiology - Hahnemann University Hospital


  • Hahnemann University Hospital

Dr. Malayaman is an assistant professor in the Department of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine at Drexel University College of Medicine. She is anesthesiology pathway director and anesthesiology clerkship director for medical students. Dr. Malayaman also serves as a faculty mentor for resident advisees. She teaches daily and facilitates keyword sessions and case presentations about basic anesthesiology topics as well as advances in the field of anesthesiology.

Awards and Honors

  • Golden Apple Award for excellence in teaching (2012)


Dr. Malayaman is the principal investigator for a Drexel University College of Medicine PEG grant titled "Effects of Carbon Monoxide Releasing Molecule-2 on Coagulation and Fibrinolysis Following Cardiopulmonary Bypass.

Prior to coming to the College of Medicine, she was a clinical research assitant and study coordinator at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, where she participated in the Internet Treatment Registry for Acute coronary Syndromes (iTrACS) study.


Selected Publications

"Randomized, double-blind comparison of oral aprepitant alone compared with aprepitant and transdermal scopolamine for prevention of postoperative nausea and vomiting"
Green MS, Green P, Malayaman SN, Hepler M, Neubert LJ, Horrow JC. 
Br J Anaesth;109(5):716-22 (November 2012)

"Carbon monoxide-releasing molecule-2 decreases fibrinolysis in vitro and in vivo in the rabbit"
Nielsen VG, Arkebauer MR, Wasko KA, Malayaman SN, Vosseller K
Blood Coagulation & Fibrinolysis; 23(1):104-7 (January 2012)

"Carbon monoxide and nitric oxide modulate α2-antiplasmin and plasmin activity: role of heme"
Arkebauer MR, Kanaparthy SS, Malayaman SN, Vosseller K, Nielsen VG
Blood Coagulation & Fibrinolysis; 22(8):712-9 (December 2011)

"Fibrinogen is a Heme-Associated, Carbon Monoxide Sensing Molecule:  A Preliminary Report"
Nielsen VG, Cohen JB, Malayaman SN, Nowak M, Vosseller K
Blood Coagulation & Fibrinolysis;22(5):443-7 (July 2011)

"Carbon Monoxide Releasing Molecule-2 Improves Coagulation in Patient Plasma In Vitro Following Cardiopulmonary Bypass"
Malayaman SN, Entwistle, III JWC, Boateng P, Wechsler AS, Persaud JM, Cohen JB, Kirklin JK, Nielsen VG
Blood Coagulation & Fibrinolysis; 22(5):362-8 (July 2011)

"Carbon Monoxide Releasing Molecule-2 Enhances Alpha-2-Antiplasmin Activity"
Malayaman SN, Cohen JB, Machovec  KA, Bernhardt BE, Arkebauer MR, Nielsen VC
Blood Coagulation & Fibrinolysis; 22(4):345-8 (June 2011)

"Carbon Monoxide Releasing Molecule-2 Enhances Coagulation and Attenuates Fibrinolysis by Two Mechanisms: Insights Gained with Colloid Dilution"
Cohen JB, Persaud JM, Malayaman SN, Nielsen VC
Blood Coagulation & Fibrinolysis; 22(1):60-6 (January 2011)

"Carbon Monoxide Releasing Molecule-2 Improves Protamine-Mediated Hypocoagulation/Hyperfibrinolysis in Human Plasma In Vitro"
Nielsen VC, Malayaman SN, Cohen JB, Persaud JM
Journal of Surgical Research, Epub ahead of print (October 13, 2010)

"Carbon Monoxide Releasing Molecule-2 Increases Fibrinogen-Dependent Coagulation Kinetics But does Not Enhance Prothrombin Activity"
Nielsen VG, Malayaman SN, Khan ES, Kirklin JK, George JG
Blood Coagulation & Fibrinolysis; 21(4):349-53 (June 2010)

This clinician's practice is independent of Drexel University. This physician is a non-compensated member of the teaching faculty of Drexel University College of Medicine.

Contact Information

Academic Office

Department of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine
245 North 15th Street
New College Building, MS 310
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Phone: 215.762.7922
Fax: 215.762.8656