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Jiri Horak, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology and Critical Care
Cardiothoracic Anesthesia Fellowship Program Faculty, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Intraoperative Echocardiography Service Faculty, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Staff Anesthesiologist, Department of Anesthesia, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Anesthesia Chief, Adult Congenital Heart Program, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Disaster Plan Officer, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
ICU Arbitrator, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Director of Cardiothoracic Intensive Care Unit, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Medical Director, Silverstein 10, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Medical Director, LTAC (Long-Term Acute Care), Penn Medicine at Rittenhouse, Good Shepherd Penn Partners, Philadelphia, PA
Department: Anesthesiology and Critical Care

Contact information
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department of Anethesiology and Critical Care
3400 Spruce Street - 680 Dulles Bldg
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Fax: 215-349-8133
Education:
MD
Purkynje University, School of Medicine, Brno, Czech Republic , 1988.
Post-Graduate Training
Residency, Anesthesiology and Critical Care , Research Institute for Surgery and TraumatologyBrno, Czech Republic, 1989-1991.
Internship, Internal Medicine, Medical College of Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, 1995-1996.
Residency, Anesthesiology and Critical Care, University of Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, 1996-1999.
Fellowship, Cardiothoracic Anesthesia, University of Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, 1999-2000.
Fellowship, Critical Care, University of Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, 2000-2001.
Fellowship, Pain and Obstetric Anesthesia, University of Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, 2001-2002.
Certifications
Board Eligible - Critical Care Medicine by American Board of Critical Care Medicine, 1991.
First Czech Medical Board Examination in Anesthesia and Critical Care, Prague, Czech Republic, 1991.
Board Certified - Perioperative Transesophageal Echocardiography, 2000.
Board Certified - American Board of Anesthesiology, 2002.
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Selected Publications

Vernick CA, Horak J, Greshner A, Vernick WJ: The fontan circulation and right parietal craniotomy for seizures: the challenges of adult congenital heart disease Journal of Clinical Anesthesia 22(6): 460-5, Sept 2010.

Augoustides JG, Horak J, Ochroch AE, Vernick WJ, Gambone AJ, Weiner J, Pinchasik D, Kowalchuk D, Savino JS, Jobes DR: A randomized controlled clinical trial of real-time needle-guided ultrasound for internal jugular venous cannulation in a large university anesthesia department Journal of Cardiothoracic & Vascular Anesthesia 19(3): 310-5, June 2005.

Augoustides J, Mancini DJ, Horak J, Pochettino A, Dupont F, Dowling RD: CASE 1-2003. The use of intraoperative echocardiography during insertion of ventricular assist devices Journal of Cardiothoracic & Vascular Anesthesia 17(1): 113-20, Feb 2003.

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