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Lee A. Fleisher, M.D.

Lee A. Fleisher, M.D.

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Robert Dunning Dripps Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care
Department: Anesthesiology and Critical Care

Contact information
Department of Anesthesiology & Critical Care
University of Pennsylvania Health System
3400 Spruce Street
6 Dulles Building
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: (215) 662-3738
Fax: (215) 349-5341
Education:
B.A. (Molecular Biology)
University of Pennsylvania, 1981.
M.D. (Medicine)
State University of New York at Stony Brook, 1986.
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Description of Research Expertise

cost-effectiveness, health policy, health services research, perioperative cardiovascular evaluation, perioperative cardiac morbidity

Description of Clinical Expertise

vascular and thoracic anesthesia

Selected Publications

Anesthesia and Uncommon Diseases. Fleisher LA (eds.). Elsevier, Philadelphia, PA, 2006.

Thomsen R, Fleisher LA: Anesthesia and patient positioning. Advanced Therapy in Minimally Invasive Surgery. Talamini MA (eds.). BC Decker, Inc., Hamilton, Page: 11-20, 2006.

Fleisher LA, Eagle KA: Anesthesia and noncardiac surgery in patients with heart disease. Braunwald's Heart Disease 7th edition. Zipes DP, Libby P, Bonow RO, Braunwald E (eds.). Elsevier Saunders, Page: 2021-2035, 2005.

Creswell LL, Alexander JC, Ferguson TB, Lisbon A, Fleisher LA: ACCP Guidelines for the Prevention and Management of Postoperative Atrial Fibrillation after Cardiac Surgery: Intraoperative Interventions. Chest 128: 28S-35S, 2005.

Hogue CW, Creswell LL, Gutterman DD, Fleisher LA: ACCP Guidelines for the Prevention and Management of Postoperative Atrial Fibrillation after Cardiac Surgery: Epidemiology, Mechanisms, and Risks. Chest 128: 9S-16S, 2005.

Fleisher LA, Bass EB, McKeown P: ACCP Guidelines for the Prevention and Management of Postoperative Atrial Fibrillation after Cardiac Surgery: Methodological Approach. Chest 128: 17S-23S, 2005.

Sheikh S, Haider S, Cappelleri JC, Lee WC, Gold K, Stephens J, Fleisher LA: Health Status in high-risk patients undergoing noncardiac vascular surgery in the United States. Proceedings of the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research 2005.

Landesberg G, Mosseri M, Fleisher LA: Coronary revascularization before vascular surgery. N Engl J Med 352(14): 1492-5, April 2005.

Floyd T, Fleisher LA: Off-pump coronary artery bypass and the hypothesis from which it grew: is it yet to be tested? What are the downsides of the lingering questions? Anesthesiology 102(1): 3-5, Jan 2005.

Fleisher LA, Pasternak LR, Lyles A: A novel index of elevated risk of inpatient hospital admission immediately following outpatient surgery. Arch Surg. 142(3): 263-8, Mar 2007.

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