Bradley Fuhrman, MD

Founder & Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Fuhrman trained in Pediatrics, Neonatology and Pediatric Cardiology at the University of Minnesota, and went on to be Board Certified in those specialties and in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. He developed the first Pediatric ICU at U of MN in 1979 and then practiced that subspecialty for over 3 decades at the U of MN, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Children’s Hospital of Buffalo and El Paso Children’s. He served on and chaired the ABP Sub-Board of Pediatric Critical Care. He chaired the Pediatric Section and was later elected Council Member of the Society of Critical Care Medicine. Dr. Fuhrman served on numerous editorial boards, including those of the Journal of Pediatrics, Critical Care Medicine and Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. Together with Jerry Zimmerman, he edited all 5 editions of Fuhrman and Zimmerman’s Pediatric Critical Care. Dr. Fuhrman received the Distinguished Career Award of the Critical Care Section of the American Academy of Pediatrics in 2004 and was named a Master of Critical Care by the Society of Critical Care Medicine in 2016. Over the course of his career, Dr. Fuhrman has developed numerous inventions. He has been awarded a dozen US and numerous foreign patents, many of which deal with rebreathing technology. He is a founder of Medical Conservation Devices, LLC and continues to serve on their Board of Directors. In March 2018, after almost 7 years as Chair of the Department of Pediatrics at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in El Paso and Physician-in-Chief of El Paso Children’s Hospital, Dr. Fuhrman stepped down to devote more of his time to academic pursuits and to Medical Conservation Devices.