Sonya Krishnan, MD

Baltimore, Maryland
Assistant Professor
Sonya Krishnan, MD

Sonya Krishnan, MD, is Assistant Professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Her research interests include host biomarkers of HIV/TB and TB outcomes with particular interest in understanding inflammation pathways, their impacts and potential therapies.  

Dr. Krishnan grew up in Minnesota and completed her undergraduate studies at Carleton College, becoming involved in HIV research while studying abroad in Tanzania. After college she spent two years at the NIH studying predictors of IRIS as well as inflammatory markers in HIV-infected elite controllers with Dr. Irini Sereti. She then completed her MD at George Washington University and subsequently moved to Baltimore for internal medicine residency at Johns Hopkins. During residency she continued to pursue her interest in global health, studying Chagas Cardiomyopathy in Bolivia with Dr. Gilman via a Paul S. Lietman Global Travel Grant. She completed her clinical infectious diseases fellowship at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in 2022.