Dr. Krishan Yadav

Dr. Krishan Yadav
Dr. Krishan Yadav MD, MSc, FRCPC
Associate Professor, Department of EM, U of Ottawa
Associate Scientist, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
Attending Emergency Physician, The Ottawa Hospital


EM206 - 1053 Carling Ave, Ottawa, ON, K1Y4E9


Medical school

  • St. George’s University 2011


  • FRCPC Emergency Medicine


  • Yadav K, Eagles D, Perry JJ, Taljaard M, Sandino-Gold G, Nemnom MJ, Corrales-Medina V, Suh KN, Stiell IG. High-dose cephalexin for cellulitis: a pilot randomized controlled trial. Can J Emerg Med. 2023 Jan 2. Epub ahead of print. doi: 10.1007/s43678-022-00433-7. PMID: 36592299.
  • Yadav K, Kumar S, Chhabra S, Rosenberg H, Eagles D, Suh KN, Ohle R, Nath A, Thavorn K. Outpatient parenteral antibiotic therapy (OPAT) and inpatient treatment strategies for emergency department patients with cellulitis: a cost analysis. Can J Emerg Med. 2022 Aug; 24(5):520-528. doi: 10.1007/s43678-022-00320-1. PMID: 35871449.
  • Yadav K, Krzyzaniak N, Alexander C, Scott AM, Clark J, Glasziou P, Keijzers G. The impact of antibiotics on clinical response over time in uncomplicated cellulitis: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Infection. 2022 Aug; 50(4):859-871. doi: 10.1007/s15010-022-01842-7. PMID: 35593975.
  • Yadav K, Mattice AMS, Yip R, Rosenberg H, Taljaard M, Nemnom MJ, Ohle R, Yan J, Suh KN, Stiell IG, Eagles D. The impact of an outpatient parenteral antibiotic therapy (OPAT) clinic for adults with cellulitis: an interrupted time series study. Intern Emerg Med. 2021 Oct; 16(7): 1935–1944. doi: 10.1007/s11739-021-02631-0. PMID: 33515424.
  • Yadav K, Nath A, Suh KN, Sikora L, Eagles D. Treatment failure definitions for non-purulent skin and soft tissue infections: a systematic review. Infection. 2020 Feb; 48(1): 75 – 83. doi: 10.1007/s15010-019-01347-w. PMID: 31378847.


  • 2023 PSI Graham Farquharson Knowledge Translation Fellowship
  • 2022 CAEP Top New Investigator Abstract Award
  • 2018 CAEP Top New Investigator Abstract Award

Research interests

  • Clinical Research
  • Reducing treatment failure hospitalization and IV antibiotics overuse for ED patients with skin and soft tissue infections