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Specialties: Emergency Medicine, Pediatrics
Ioannis Koutroulis, MD, is a pediatrician who specializes in emergency medicine. He practices at St. Christopher's Hospital for Children in Philadelphia. He has a special interest in pediatric asthma, dehydration and skin diseases.
Dr. Koutroulis is an assistant professor in the Department of Pediatrics at Drexel University College of Medicine, and course director for pathophysiology. The training of medical students and residents is central to his clinical practice.
Dr. Koutroulis has a special interest in pediatric sepsis. His current work focuses on the interaction between metabolic pathways and innate immunity during the septic process that can lead to organ dysfunction. His goal is to identify potential therapeutic targets that will alter those immunometabolic interactions and alleviate both the "energy starvation" and hyper-inflammatory state during sepsis in the pediatric population. In the past he has published numerous studies in atopic dermatitis and other clinical topics.