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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

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 2015 Notes: Accepted.

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 2015 Notes: Accepted.

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

Li J, Liu J: Current antithrombotic drugs vs regional anesthesia. CASA Newsletter (3), April 2014.

Kremer E, Elkassabany N, Liu J: Pre-existing pulmonary hypertension is associated with higher incidence of post-operative respiratory failure in bilateral vs. unilateral total knee arthroplasty. 39th Annual Regional Anesthesia Meeting and Workshops, The American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine (ASRA) April 2014.

Liu J, Ma C, Elkassabany N, Fleisher LA, Neuman MD: Neuraxial anesthesia decreases postoperative systemic infection risk compared with general anesthesia in knee arthroplasty. Anesth Analg 117(4): 1010-6, October 2013.

Martinez-Wilson H, Liu J: Comparative study of general anesthesia versus local anesthesia for carotid endarterectomy. 38th Annual Regional Anesthesiology and Acute Pain Medicine Meeting May 2013.

Elkassabany NM, Cai LF, Pieczynski L, Gaertner J, Mehta S, Ahn J, Liu J: Patient oriented outcomes after regional anesthesia for orthopedic trauma: A prospective cohort study. 38th Annual Regional Anesthesiology and Acute Pain Medicine Meeting May 2013.

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Last updated: 01/12/2015
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