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Christian M. Alexander

Director of Ophthalmologic Anesthesia, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Department: Anesthesiology and Critical Care

Contact information
Presbyterian Medical Center, University of Pennsylvania Health System
51 N. 39th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-8244
Fax: 215-243-3234
Education:
BA
Oberlin College, Oberlin, Ohio, 1975.
MD
Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina, 1979.
Post-Graduate Training
Residency in Anesthesiology, Department of Anesthesia, University of North Carolina, North Carolina Memorial Hospital , Chapel Hill, North Carolina, 1979-1981.
Residency in Anesthesiology, Department of Anesthesia, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1981-1982.
Research Anesthesiology Fellowship, Department of Anesthesia, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1982-1984.
Certifications
American Board of Anesthesiology, 1984.
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Selected Publications

Alexander, CM: Positioninng of Patient of Operation. Principles and Practice of Anesthesiology, 3nd edition. DE Longnecker, JH Tinker, DE Morgan (eds.). Mosby-Year Book, Inc., St. Louis, Missouri, 1998.

Alexander CM: Positioning the Surgical Patient. Dripps Introduction to Anesthesia, Ninth edition. DE Longnecker, FL Murphy (eds.). W. B. Saunders Co. 1997.

Williams, MJ, Alexander CM: Experiences of recovering substance abuse patients with anesthesia and surgery. American Journal of Anesthesiology 23: 14-20, 1996.

Alexander CM: Perioperative ulnar nerve injury. Current Reviews in Clinical Anesthesia 16(3): 31-38, 1995.

Alexander CM, Seifert HA, Blouin RT, Conard PF, Gross JB: Diphenhydramine enhances the interaction of hypercarbic and hypoxic ventilatory drive. Anesthesiology 80: 789-795, 1994.

Alexander CM, Teller LE, Gross JB: Slow injection does not prevent Midazolam-induced ventilatory depression. Anesth Analg 74: 260-264, 1992.

Alexander, CM: Positioning the Surgical Patient. Dripps Introduction to Anesthesia, eighth edition. DE Longnecker, FL Murphy (eds.). W. B. Saunders Co., Philadelphia, 1991.

Alexander CM, Teller LE, Gross JB: New discharge criteria decrease recovery room time after subarachnoid block. Anesth Analg 70: 640-643, 1989.

Alexander CM, Teller LE, Gross JB: Pulse oximetry: theoretical and practical considerations. Anesth Analg 68: 368-376, 1989.

Chen L, Williams JJ, Alexander CM, Ray RJ, Marshall C, Marshall BE: The effect of pleural pressure on the hypoxic pulmonary vasoconstrictor response in closed chest dogs. Anesth Analg 67: 763-769, 1988.

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