Medical Education: Chicago Medical School

Residency: University of California at San Francisco, Internal Medicine; University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Anesthesiology

Fellowship: University of California at San Francisco, Medical Genetics; National Institutes of Health, Genetics

Title: Professor of Anesthesiology

Areas of Interest / Research: Mechanisms and treatment of local anesthetic cardiac toxicity, organ preservation, mitochondrial metabolism, thermodynamic mechanisms of general anesthesia, ultrasound-guided regional anesthesia, student education

Board Certified: Internal Medicine, Anesthesiology, Medical Genetics

Other: Research on the metabolic effects of local anesthetics has recently been translated into an effective means of treating severe, local anesthetic systemic toxicity; details can be found at the educational website: www.lipidrescue.org.; Associate Editor, Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine; ad hoc reviewer for Anesthesiology, Anesthesia and Analgesia; Chair, ASRA Working Group on Local Anesthetic Toxicity