Ram Krishna

Secretary

Hometown: Yuma

Term Expires: 2020

Business Phone: 928 726-6943

Ram.Krishna@azregents.edu

Ram Krishna, M.D., was appointed by Gov. Brewer and to an eight-year term on the board, which began in May 2012. He currently serves as secretary of the board, chairs the Health Affairs Committee, and is a member of the Academic and Student Affairs Committee, the Audit Committee, the Regents’ Award Committee and the Regents Executive Committee. 

Regent Krishna is an orthopedic surgeon who is currently in private practice in Yuma. He is a member of the Arizona Board of Medical Examiners, Arizona Orthopedic Society, Arizona Medical Association and Yuma County Medical Society.

Regent Krishna has served as chairman (1996) and secretary treasurer (1994) of the Yuma Regional Medical Center (YRMC) Board of Trustees; YRMC Finance Committee Chairman (1994); and YRMC Chief of Surgery (1988-1990). He also has been president (1993-1994) and vice president (1992) of the Yuma County Medical Society, of which he continues to be a member; South East Arizona Medical Center Board of Trustees Chairman and Chief of Staff (1983); and University of Massachusetts Medical Center Chief Resident in Orthopedics (1981). Dr. Krishna received his medical degree from Bangalore University in 1971. He completed his residency at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center – Department of Orthopedics in 1981.