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Benjamin A. Kohl, MD

Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Attending Anesthesiologist, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Attending Anesthesiologist, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Attending Anesthesiologist, Pennsylvania Hospital
Program Director, Critical Care Fellowship, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care
Chief, Division of Critical Care, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care
Co-Medical Director, Surgical Intensive Care Unit, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Medical Director, Penn Elert Telemedicine, University of Pennsylvania Health System
Department: Anesthesiology and Critical Care

Contact information
3400 Spruce Street
5074 Founders Building
Office of SICU Administration
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-615-4781
Fax: 215-349-8133
Education:
B.S. (Chemistry)
University of California, Santa Barbara, 1994.
M.D.
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 1998.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern, Internal Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 1998-1999.
Resident, Internal Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 1999-2001.
Resident, Anesthesiology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 2001-2004.
Fellow, Cardiac Anesthesia, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 2003-2004.
Fellow, Critical Care, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 2004-2005.
Certifications
Board Certified, Perioperative Transesophageal Echocargiography, 2004.
Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), 2004.
Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS), 2005.
Board Certified, Anesthesia , 2005.
Board Certified, Critical Care, 2006.
Fundamental Critical Care Support (FCCS) Instructor, 2008.
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Description of Research Expertise

Perioperative Glycemic Control
Perioperative Endocrinopathies
Venous Oximetry
ICU Telemedicine
Heart and Lung Transplantation

Description of Clinical Expertise

Cardiac Anesthesia
Transesophageal Echocardiography
Perioperative Ultrasound
Critical Care Medicine

Selected Publications

Kohl, BA: Con: Should aspirin be continued after cardiac surgery in the setting of thrombocytopenia? Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia 20(1): 114-116, February 2006.

Kohl BA, McGarvey ML: Anesthesia and neurocerebral monitoring for aortic dissection. Seminars in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 17(3): 236-246, 2005.

Kohl B, Augoustides JG, Giberson S, Bavaria JE, Pochettino A: Color-flow Doppler recognition of intraoperative brachiocephalic malperfusion during protocol-based repair of type A aortic dissection. Anesthesia and Analgesia 100(SCA 105), 2005.

Kohl B: Book review for "A practical approach to transesophageal echocardiography" Anesthesia and Analgesia 98: 561-562, 2004.

Kohl B, Deutschman C: Tight blood glucose control in critically ill surgical patients: a good idea? Contemporary Critical Care 1(3): 1-9, 2003.

Kohl B: Book review for "Anesthesia pearls" Anesthesia and Analgesia 96(2): 561, 2003.

Kohl B, Kosseim L: I.V. Heparin for acute coronary syndrome? Postgraduate Medicine 111(6): 113-114, 2002.

Blackburn BK, Lee A, Baier M, Kohl B : From peptide to non-peptide. Chap. 3. Atropisomeric GPIIBIIIA antagonists containing the 3,4-dihydro-1H-1,4-benzodiazapine-2,5-dione nucleus. Journal of Medicinal Chemistry 40(5): 717-729, 1997.

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