Gilles Clermont, MD

Dr. Gilles Clermont is a Professor of Critical Care Medicine, of Industrial Engineering, and of Mathematics at the University of Pittsburgh. He is also the Medical Director of the Center for Inflammation and Regenerative Modeling, University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Gilles also serves on the Critical Care Medicine Attending Staff at hospitals of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and the Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Pittsburgh.

He earned his undergraduate and medical degree from McGill University in Montréal, Quebec, Canada. From there he went to the University of Montréal, where he earned his Master of Science in Physics. After 6 years of private practice, Dr. Clermont returned to the University of Montréal to serve as Chief Resident at the Hôpital Notre-Dame. He then became a Research Fellow in Critical Care Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.

Dr. Clermont’s research interests include:

  • Systems Medicine
  • Model-based Personalized Therapies
  • Physiologic Signal Analysis
  • Health Care Delivery Systems
  • Mathematical Modeling of Disease States and Recovery

Dr. Clermont is Co-Director of Pitt’s Clinical Research, Investigation, and Systems Modeling of Acute Illness (CRISMA) Center, which is comprised of adult and pediatric critical care physicians and a dedicated research staff who specialize in clinical and health services research of the acutely ill. He is also the co-founder and member of the Scientific Advisory Board of Immunetrics, Inc., a Pittsburgh-based start-up bio-informatics company with the goal of providing software estimation of the acute inflammatory response and its relationship to prognosis.

Dr. Clermont is on the editorial boards for several peer-reviewed journals, such as Drug Discovery Today, Journal of Statistical Physics, and Critical Care, amongst others. He is a member of numerous professional and scientific societies, i.e. Society of Critical Care Medicine, American Association for the Advancement of Science, and Society for Complexity in Acute Illness.

View a list of Dr. Clermont’s publications here.