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Thomas J. Conahan

Emeritus Associate Professor CE of Anesthesiology and Critical Care
Attending Anesthesiologist, Department of Anesthesia, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Director, Ambulatory Anesthesia, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Anesthesia Medical Director, Radnor Endoscopy Facility, University of Pennsylvania Health System
Co-director of Anesthesia, Reproductive Surgical Facility, University of Pennsylvania Health System
Department: Anesthesiology and Critical Care

Contact information
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department of Anesthesiology & Critical Care
680 Dulles Bldg
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4283
Office: 215 662 3746
Education:
AB (Chemistry)
Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, 1963.
M.D.
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania , 1967.
M.S.Ed.
University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1988.
Post-Graduate Training
Rotating #1 Internship, The Genesee Hospital, Rochester, New York , 1967-1968.
Residency in Anesthesia, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania , 1968-1970.
Fellowship in Anesthesia, United States Public Health Service Research Trainee, Cardiothoracic Anesthesia Service , Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania,, 1970-1971.
Certifications
American Board of Anesthesiology , 1972.
American College of Anesthesiology , 1973.
Re-certification, American Board of Anesthesiology, 2001.
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Selected Publications

Conahan TJ, Levy WL: Minimizing Temperature Loss During Ambulatory Anesthesia: Heated Mattress vs. Warm Air Blanket. 2005 International Anesthesia Research Society Annual Meeting, Honolulu, HI International Anesthesia Research Society Annual Meeting, Honolulu, HI 2005.

Conahan TJ: Ambulatory Surgery. Anesthesia for the Cardiac Patient. CA Troianos (eds.). Mosby, St. Louis, 2002.

Philip BK, Scuderi PE, Chung F, Conahan TJ, Maurer W, Angel JJ, Kallar SK, Skinner EP, Jamerson BD: Remifentanil compared with alfentanil for ambulatory surgery using total intravenous anesthesia. Anes Analg 84: 515-5212, 1997.

Conahan TJ, Young ML: Outpatient Anesthesia. Introduction to Anesthesia, 9th Edition. DE Longnecker, FL Murphy (eds.). W B Saunders, 1997.

Conahan TJ, Delling C, Levy WJ, Bagshaw RJ, Young ML, Geer, RT: A Comparison of Ketorolac and Fentanyl for Controlling Postoperative Uterine Cramping Pain in Ambulatory Surgery Patients. Ambulatory Surg 4: 67-72, 1996.

Blanck TJJ, Conahan TJ, Merin RG, Prager RL, Richter JJ: Being an Expert. Bayesian Methods and Ethics in a Clinical Trial Design. J Kadane (eds.). John Wiley & Sons, New York, 1996.

Conahan TJ: Outcome Measures: Inpatient vs Outpatient. Ambulatory Anesthesia and Surgery. P. White (eds.). Saunders, London, 1996.

Bagshaw RJ, Conahan TJ, Delling C, Geer RT, Levy WJ, Young ML: Esmolol as an anaesthetic adjunct in ambulatory surgery. Ambulat Surg 3: 13-17, 1995.

Rung GW, Conahan TJ: Induction of Anesthesia. A Practical Approach to Cardiac Anesthesia, 2nd edition. FA Hensley and DE Martin (eds.). Little Brown, 1995.

Conahan TJ: Anesthesia for the Patient with a History of Substance Abuse. Ambulatory Anesthesia: A Problem-Oriented Approach. KE McGoldrick (eds.). Williams and Wilkins, Baltimore, 1995.

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