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Jiabin Liu, M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Attending Anesthesiologist, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Attending Anesthesiologist, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Anesthesia Director, Ambulatory Surgery Facility at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Department: Anesthesiology and Critical Care

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Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care
3400 Spruce Street, 6 Dulles Building
Philadelphia, PA 19104
M.D. (Medicine)
Harbin Medical University, Harbin, P.R. China, 1996.
Ph.D. (Microbiology, Immunology & Cancer Biology)
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, 2006.
Post-Graduate Training
Resident in Orthopaedics, Harbin Medical University, Harbin, P.R. China, 1996-1998.
Resident in Internal Medicine, Geisinger Health System, Danville, PA, 2006-2007.
Resident in Anesthesia, Penn State University, M.S. Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA, 2007-2010.
Fellow in Regional Anesthesia and Acute Pain Medicine, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY, 2010-2011.
The American Board of Anesthesiology, 2011.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Regional Anesthesia and Acute Pain Management.

Description of Research Expertise

1. Adjuvants for regional anesthesia.
2. The clinical impact of regional anesthesia, effect and safety.

Selected Publications

Charles Nelson, Nabil M Elkassabany, Atul Kamath, Jiabin Liu: Low Albumin Levels, More Than Morbid Obesity, Are Associated With Complications After TKA. Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research 473(10): 3163-72, Oct 2015 Notes: doi: 10.1007/s11999-015-4333-7. Epub 2015 May 21.

Walls JD, Abraham D, Nelson CL, Kamath AF, Elkassabany NM, Liu J.: Hypoalbuminemia More Than Morbid Obesity is an Independent Predictor of Complications After Total Hip Arthroplasty. J Arthroplasty June 2015 Notes: pii: S0883-5403(15)00512-4. doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2015.06.003. [Epub ahead of print]

Liu J, Richman KA, Grodofsky SR, Bhatt S, Huffman GR, Kelly JD, Glaser DL, Elkassabany N: Is there a dose response of dexamethasone as adjuvant for supraclavicular brachial plexus nerve block? - A prospective randomized double-blinded clinical study. Journal of Clinical Anesthesia 27(3): 237-42, May 2015 Notes: doi: 10.1016/j.jclinane.2014.12.004.

Ke An, Nabil M Elkassabany, Jiabin Liu: Dexamethasone as Adjuvant to Bupivacaine Prolongs the Duration of Thermal Antinociception and Prevents Bupivacaine-Induced Rebound Hyperalgesia via Regional Mechanism in a Mouse Sciatic Nerve Block Model. PLOS ONE 10(4): e0123459, April 2015 Notes: doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0123459.

Nabil Elkassabany MD MSCE, Lu F Cai MD, Samir Mehta MD, Jaimo Ahn MD PhD, Stephanie Picon BS, Rosemary Polomano PhD, Pieczynski L MD, Hogg RMG MD, Jiabin Liu MD PhD: Does regional anesthesia improve the quality of postoperative pain management and the quality of recovery in patients undergoing operative repair of tibia and ankle fractures? The Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma April 2015 Notes: [Epub ahead of print]

Jiabin Liu, Nabil Elkassabany, Lazaros Poultsides, Charles L. Nelson, Stavros G. Memtsoudis: Staging Bilateral Total Knee Arthroplasty During the Same Hospitalization: The Impact of Timing. Journal of Arthroplasty Feb 2015 Notes: pii: S0883-5403(15)00117-5. doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2015.02.006.

Liu J, Ahn J, Elkassabany NM: Optimizing perioperative care for patients with hip fracture. Anesthesiology Clinic 32(4): 823-839, Dec 2014.

Sairam A, Fengl J, Badler NI, Liu J, Richman K, Elkassabany N: Ultrasound guided regional anesthesia training simulator using microsoft kinect. International Journal of Anesthetics and Anesthesiology 1(3), November 2014.

Liu J, Martinez-Wilson H, Neuman MD, Elkassabany N, Ochroch EA: Outcome of carotid endarterectomy after regional anesthesia versus general anesthesia - A retrospective study using two independent databases. Translational Perioperative and Pain Medicine 1(2): 14-21, Sep 2014.

Hogg RMG, Liu J, Hume E, Elkassabany NM: Multimodal analgesia for total joint arthroplasty. The University of Pennsylvania Orthopaedic Journal 24: 13-17, June 2014.

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Last updated: 11/09/2015
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