Dr. Mallinath Kayi, Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Mallinath Kayi is the chief medical officer of Select Specialty Hospital – Charleston. In this role, he oversees physicians responsible for care of patients within the hospital, serves as a member of its governing board and chair of the medical executive committee.

Board-certified in internal and pulmonary medicine, Dr. Kayi has lectured at Charleston Area Medical Center, St. Francis Hospital, Marshall University and other intuitions.

Major academic interests include sepsis, respiratory failure and COPD.

Dr. Kayi received a medical degree and bachelor’s of medicine and surgery from JJMS Medical School in India. He completed an internal medicine residency at Jamaica Hospital, New York.

He is a member of the Society of Critical Care Medicine and has served as medicine department chief, quality council chair and medical staff president for St. Francis Hospital.

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Select Specialty Hospital is a critical illness recovery hospital, specializing in helping critically ill patients breathe, speak, eat, walk and think as independently as possible.