Dr. Deepa Bangalore Gotur was born in Bangalore, India. She received the MBBS degree from Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute in India in the year 2000. She completed her Internal Medicine residency at Richmond University Medical Center in New York in 2006 and then went on to do a fellowship in Critical Care Medicine at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York. She is board-certified in Internal Medicine and Critical Care Medicine. She joined Houston Methodist Hospital in 2008 as an Intensivist. She received her appointment as Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine at Weill Cornell Medicine in 2010 and promoted to Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine in 2020. She is currently an Associate Professor (Clinical Educator track) at Houston Methodist Academic Institute and clinical faculty for Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine fellowship. She also has an affiliation as Adjunct Assistant Professor in Texas A&M University and is the co-Director of ICU clerkship. Dr. Gotur is very active in international societies. She serves as a vice-chair of item-writing committee, and a member of Assessment and Knowledge committee as well as Current Concepts in Critical Care Course Committee for the Society of Critical Care Medicine. She was elected to the board of directors for Society of Critical Care Medicine Texas Chapter in 2019. She is also serving on the editorial board of CHEST journal which has an impact factor of 8.308, as a visual abstract feature editor. She has received multiple educational awards, the 2019 Excellence in Service Award for Education from Society of Critical Care Medicine Texas Chapter and 2019 Faculty teaching award from Houston Methodist Academic Institute. She also recently received GlaxoSmithkline Distinguished Scholar in respiratory health award from Chest foundation. Dr. Gotur is very active in research and serves as the principle investigator on multiple clinical trials. Her expertise is on sepsis, COVID-19, ARDS and cytokine release syndrome.