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Joseph S. Savino, M.D.

Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Attending Anesthesiologist, Department of Anesthesia, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Attending Physician, Cardiothoracic Intensive Care Unit, Department of Anesthesia, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Director and Section Chief, Cardiovascular Thoracic Anesthesia and Intensive Care, Department of Anesthesia, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia , PA
Attending Anesthesiologist, Department of Anesthesia, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Director, Block Leaders & Coordinators Committee, Perioperative Services, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Clinical Director, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia, PA
Vice Chairman of Strategic Planning and Clinical Operations, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia, PA
Co-Chair of the School of Medicine Search Committee for the Chief of Anesthesia at the Philadelphia VA Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA
Member of the Clinical Practices of the University of Pennsylvania Professionalism Committee, University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia, PA
Department: Anesthesiology and Critical Care

Contact information
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce Street
680 Dulles
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-6633
Education:
BA
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania , 1980.
M.D.
Harvard University, 1984.
Post-Graduate Training
Internship in Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 1984-1985.
Residency in Anesthesia, Department of Anesthesia, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 1985-1987.
Fellowship in Cardiothoracic and Neurosurgical Anesthesia, Department of Anesthesia, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 1987-1988.
Patient Safety Leadership Academy, Executive Program, Health Care Management, Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics-Wharton School of Business-Penn Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 2003-2004.
Wharton Academic Medicine Leadership Program, Thomas S. Robertson, Dean, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 2008-2008.
Certifications
Diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners, 1985.
Diplomate of the American Board of Anesthesiologists, 1988.
Testamur, Perioperative Transesophageal Echocardiography, National Board of Echocardiography, 1999.
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Selected Publications

Augoustides JGT, Szeto WY, Desai ND, Pochettino A, Cheung AT, Savino JS, Bavaria JE: Classification of acute type a dissection: focus on clinical presentation and extent. Eur J Cardiothoracic Surg 2010 Notes: in press.

Appoo JJ, Augoustides JG, Pochettino A, Savino JS, McGarvey ML, Cowie DC, Gambone AJ, Harris H, Cheung AT, Bavaria JE for the Improving Clinical Outcomes through Clinical Research (ICOR) Investigators: Perioperative outcome in adults undergoing elective deep hypothermic circulatory arrest with retrograde cerebral perfusion in proximal aortic arch repair: Evaluation of protocol-based care. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 20: 3-7, 2006.

Augoustides JGT, Hosalkar HH, Milas BL, Acker M, Savino JS: Upper gastrointestinal injuries related to perioperative transesophageal echocardiography: Index case, literature review, classification proposal, and call for a registry. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 20: 379-384, 2006.

Augoustides JG, Raman S, Pochettino A, Ochroch EA, Savino JS, Bavaria JE, Jobes DR: Bleeding and blood product utilization in adults undergoing elective aortic root replacement: The impact of antifibinolytic exposure and aortic root prosthesis. Annals of Cardiac Anesthesia 8: 125-132, 2005.

Augoustides JG, Floyd TF, McGarvey ML, Ochroch EA, Pochettino A, Fulford S, Gambone AJ, Weiner J, Raman S, Savino JS, Bavaria JE, Jobes DR: Major clinical outcomes in adults undergoing thoracic aortic surgery requiring deep hypothermic circulatory arrest: Quantification of organ-based perioperative outcome and detection of opportunities for perioperative intervention. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 19: 446-452, 2005.

Augoustides JG, Horak J, Ochroch AE, Vernick WJ, Gambone AJ, Weiner J, Pinchasik D, Kowalchuk D, Savino JS, Jobes DR: A randomized controlled clinical trial of real-time needle-guided ultrasound for internal jugular venous cannulation in a large university anesthesia department. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 19: 310-315, 2005.

Augoustides JG, Weiss SJ, Ochroch AE, Weiner J, Mancini J, Savino JS, Cheung AT: Analysis of the interatrial septum by transesophageal echocardiography in adult cardiac surgical patients: Anatomic variants and correlation with patent foramen ovale. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 19: 146-149, 2005.

Augoustides JG, Weiss SJ, Weiner J, Mancini J, Savino JS, Cheung AT: Diagnosis of patent foramen ovale with multiplane transesophageal echocardiography in adult cardiac surgical patients. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 18: 725-730, 2004.

Cheung AT, Weiss SJ, Savino JS, Levy WJ, Augoustides JG, Harrington A, Gardner TJ: Acute circulatory actions of intravenous amiodarone loading in cardiac surgical patients. Annals Thoracic Surgery 76: 535-541, 2003.

Koch CG, Zhou SX, Savino JS, Mathew J, Kardatzke D, Saidman L, Mora-Mangano C, Mangano DT: The impact of preoperative factors on gender difference in long-term postoperative survival following coronary artery bypass grafting. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anes 2003 Notes: submitted.

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