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Theodore G. Cheek

Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Obstetric Operations Committee, HUP
Women and Infants Quality Improvement Committee , HUP
Director of Obstetric Anesthesia, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Ob Patient Safety committee, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Anesthesiology and Critical Care

Contact information
Department of Anesthesia
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 2156623633
Fax: 2153498133
Education:
BA (Biology)
Pacific Union College, Angwin, California, 1971.
M.D.
Loma Linda University, CA, 1974.
Post-Graduate Training
Internship, Department of Anesthesiology, Loma Linda , Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, California , 1974-1975.
Residency, Department of Anesthesiology, Loma Linda , Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, California , 1975-1977.
Fellowship, Cardiovascular Anesthesia and Intensive Care, (Burton Briggs, Supervisor) , Loma Linda University Medical Center, Loma Linda, California , 1977-1978.
Certifications
American Board of Anesthesiology , 1982.
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Selected Publications

Stringer M, Odibo A, Ural, S, Cheek T: Womens Health Medical Education in Cairo. Penn Summit, Global Issues in Women’s Health Care, Philadelphia 2005.

Stringer M, Ural, S, Odibo T, Cheek T: Medical Provider Education in Women’s Health with Project Hope: Egypt The Penn SUMMIT Global Issues in Women’s Heath: Safe Womanhood in an Unsafe World. Philadelphia April 2005.

Gaiser RR. Cheek TG. Gutsche BB. : Glass recycling in the labour suite is environmentally sound and economical. British Journal of Anaesthesia. 92(4): 584-6, 2004.

Gaiser RR, Dong Y, Cheek TG, Gutsche BB: Does increased hydration decrease the incidence of nausea and vomiting following cesarean section? Anesthesiology 2002 96(S1): P-83, 2002.

Gaiser R. Lewin SB. Cheek TG. Gutsche BB: Anesthesiologists' interest in neonatal resuscitation certification. Journal of Clinical Anesthesia 13: 374-376, 2001.

Gaiser RR, Lewin S, Cheek TG, Gutsche BB: Neonatal resuscitation and the Anesthesiologist. Anesthesiology 2001 94(1A): A80, 2001.

Cheek TG, Gutsche BB: Maternal Physiologic Alterations During Pregnancy. Anesthesia for Obstetrics. S Hughes, M Rosen and G Levinson (eds.). Williams and Wilkins, Baltimore, 2001.

Gutsche BB, Gaiser R. Cheek TG: Anesthetic Considerations for Pre-Eclampsia - Eclampsia. Anesthesia for Obstetrics. S Hughes, M Rosen ,and G Levinson (eds.). Williams and Wilkins, Baltimore, 2001.

Cheek TG, Gutsche BB: Pulmonary Aspiration of Gastric Contents in the Obstetric Patient. Anesthesia for Obstetrics. S Hughes, M Rosen and G Levinson (eds.). Williams and Wilkins, Baltimore, 2001.

Gaiser RR. Lewin SB. Cheek TG. Gutsche BB: Effects of immediately initiating an epidural infusion in the combined spinal and epidural technique in nulliparous parturients. Regional Anesthesia & Pain Medicine 25(3): 223-227, 2000.

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