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Stuart J. Weiss

Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and the Presbyterian Medical Center of Philadelphia
Member, Intraoperative Echocardiography Service, Department of Anesthesia, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Lecturer, Department of Anesthesiology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Member, Thoracic Aortic Surgery Group, Intraoperative Echocardiography Service, Department of Anesthesia, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Director of Intraoperative Echocardiographic Services, Intraoperative Echocardiography Service, Department of Anesthesia, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Department: Anesthesiology and Critical Care

Contact information
Department of Anesthesia
680 Dulles Bldg, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 2156623779
Education:
BA
Temple University, 1974.
Ph.D. (Pharmacology)
Wayne State University, 1980.
M.D.
Temple University, 1986.
Post-Graduate Training
Postdoctoral fellow, Medical College of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia, 1980-1981.
Research Fellow, University of Florence, Florence, Italy , 1981-1982.
Staff Fellow, Section on Biochemistry and Pharmacology, National Institute of Arthritis, Diabetes, Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, 1981-1982.
Intern Physician, Medical College of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1986-1987.
Resident Physician, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1987-1989.
Fellow in Cardiovascular and Thoracic Anesthesia, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1990-1991.
Certifications
American Board of Anesthesiology, .
Perioperative Transesophageal Echocardiography Certification, National Board of Echocardiography, .
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Selected Publications

Cheung AT, Pochettino A, Guvakov DV, Weiss SJ, Shanmugan S, Bavaria JE: Safety of Lumbar Drains in Thoracic Aortic Operations with Extracorporeal Circulation. Annual Meeting of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons, 2003, San Diego, CA 2003.

Weiss SJ, Hogan MS, McGarvey ML, Carpenter JP, Cheung AT: Successful treatment of delayed onset paraplegia after suprarenal abdominal aortic aneurysm repair. Anesthesiology 97: 504-506, 2002.

Cheung AT, Weiss SJ, McGarvey M, Stecker MM, Hogan MS, Escherich A, Bavaria JE: Interventions for Reversing Delayed-Onset Postoperative Paraplegia After Thoracic Aortic Reconstruction. Ann Thorac Surg 74: 413-421, 2002 Notes: Accompanied by a Commentary.

McGarvey M, Hogan M, Cheung AT, Weiss SJ, Bavaria JE: Interventions for Reversing Delayed-Onset Postoperative Paraplegia After Thoracic Aortic Reconstruction. Society of Thoracic Surgeons, Fort Lauderdale, FL Page: A-75, Jan 2002.

Cheung AT, Weiss SJ, McGarvey ML, Hogan MS, Bavaria JE, Savino JS: Successful Treatment of Delayed Onset Postoperative Paraplegia After Thoracic Aortic Reconstruction. AUA Annual Meeting, Nashville, TN April 2002.

Weiss SJ, Cheung AT, McGarvey M, Hogan M, Bavaria JE: Reversal of Delayed-Onset Postoperative Paraplegia After Surgical Reconstruction of the Thoracic Aortic. SCA Annual Meeting, New York NY April 2002.

Augoustides JG, Weiner J, Mancini J, Weiss SJ, Cheung AT: Analysis of the Interatrial Septum (IAS) by Transesophageal Echocardiography (TEE) in Adult Cardial Surgical Patients: Anatomical Variants and Correlation with Patient Foramen Ovale. Anesthesiology 96: A139, 2002.

Guvakov DV, Belski AV, Cheung AT, Weiss SJ, Zhdanov GP: Effectiveness of Forced Air Warming after Adult Cardiac Surgery Employing Hypothermic Circulatory Arrest without Cardiopulmonary Bypass. Anesthesiology 96: A218, 2002.

Guvakov DV, Postnov VG, Lomivorotov VN, Cheung AT, Weiss SJ: Comparative Analysis of Neurocognitive Function and Serum Markers of Brain Injury in Pediatric Cardiac Patients Undergoing Deep Hypothermic Circulatory Arrest without Cardiopulmonary Bypass. Anesthesiology 96: A258, 2002.

Lakshinarayana S, Weiss SJ: The Current Status Of Intraoperative Ablation Techniques For Treating Atrial Dysrhythmias. SCA Newsletter June 2002.

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