David Stuart Smith, M.D., Ph.D.

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Emeritus Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care
Attending Anesthesiologist, Department of Anesthesiology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Anesthesiology and Critical Care

Contact information
Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care
778 Dulles
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 2156623722
Fax: (215) 615-3898
Oakland University, 1968.
The Medical College of Wisconsin, 1975.
Medical College of Wisconsin, 1975.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Neurosurgical Anesthesia
Anesthesia for Otorhinolaryngology
Anesthesia for Urology
Anesthesia for Neuroradiology, MRI and Interventional Radiology
Total intravenous anesthesia
Use of EEG to estimate depth of anesthesia

Description of Other Expertise

Quality improvement in anesthesia
Anesthesia resident education
Patient Safety in the perioperative period

Selected Publications

Smith DS, Muravchick S: Parkinsonian symptoms during emergence from general anesthesia. University of Pennsylvania, Institute of Aging Retreat. Philadelphia, PA May 2003.

Smith DS, Melhem ER, Kofke WA: Postoperative visual loss associated with acute superior vena cava syndrome. Unincorporated International Neuroanesthesia Research Group Meeting May 2003.

Smith DS, Osborn I: Posterior Fossa: Anesthetic Consideration. Anesthesia and Neurosurgery 4th edition. Cottrell JE, Smith DS (eds.). St Louis, Mosby, Page: 335-351, 2001.

Smith DS, Osborn I: Anesthetic Management of Patients Undergoing Neuroradiologic Procedures. Anesthesia and Neurosurgery, 4th edition. Cottrell JE, Smith DS (eds.). St. Louis, Mosby, Page: 427-435, 2001.

Gottschalk A, Smith DS: New Concepts in Acute Pain Therapy: Preemptive Analgesia. Am Fam Physician 63: 1979-1984, 2001.

Cottrell J, Smith DS: Anesthesia and Neurosurgery. Mosby Yearbook Publishers, 4th edition. Cottrell J, Smith DS (eds.). 2001.

Baumgardner JE, Baranov D, Smith DS, Zager EL: Effectiveness of rapidly infused 5% albumin for the induction of hypothermia in neurosurgical patients. Anesth Analg 89: 163-169, 1999.

Gottschalk A, Smith DS, Jobes DR, Kennedy SK, Lally SE, Noble VE, Grugan KF, Seifert HB, Cheung AT, Malkowicz SB, Gutsche BB, Wein AJ: Pe-emptive epidural analgesia and recovery from radical prostatectomy. JAMA 279: 1076-1082, 1998.

Baranov D, Baumgardner J, Smith DS, Zager EL: Rapid infusion of chilled intravenous solutions is an effective method to institute mild hypothermia in neurosurgical patients. Association of University Anesthesiologists Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA May 1998.

Gottschalk A, Smith DS, Malkowicz SB, Wein AJ: Preemptive analgesia for prostatectomy, (letter, reply to Hall and Roehrborn). JAMA 280: 517-518, 1998.

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