Nabil M Elkassabany, MD

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Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Anesthesiology and Critical Care

Contact information
HUP Anesthesiology and Critical Care
3400 Spruce Street, 6 Dulles Building
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 2158236700
Fax: 2158234171
Education:
MBBCh (Surgery and Medicine)
Alexandria University, Alexandria, Egypt, 1995.
MS (Anesthesiology and Critical Care)
Alexandria University, Alexandria, Egypt, 1999.
MSCE (Epidemiology and Biostatistics)
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 2012.
CHCI (Certificate in Health Care Innovation)
Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 2019.
MBA (Business Administration, candidate fall 2021)
Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, 2021.
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Description of Research Expertise

1-Patient-centered outcomes after regional anesthesia and peripheral nerve blocks.
2- perioperative management of patients after joint arthroplasty and other orthopedic procedures
3- the utility of high frequency jet ventilation in patients treated with catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation

Description of Clinical Expertise

1- Regional Anesthesia and Acute Pain Medicine
2- Anesthesia for Orthopedic surgery
3- Ambulatory Anesthesia

Selected Publications

Neuman MD, Feng R, Carson JL, Gaskins LJ, Dillane D, Sessler DI, Sieber F, Magaziner J, Marcantonio ER, Mehta S, Menio D, Ayad S, Stone T, Papp S, Schwenk ES, Elkassabany N, Marshall M, Jaffe JD, Luke C, Sharma B, Azim S, Hymes RA, Chin KJ, Sheppard R, Perlman B, Sappenfield J, Hauck E, Hoeft MA, Giska M, Ranganath Y, Tedore T, Choi S, Li J, Kwofie MK, Nader A, Sanders RD, Allen BFS, Vlassakov K, Kates S, Fleisher LA, Dattilo J, Tierney A, Stephens-Shields AJ, Ellenberg SS; REGAIN Investigators.: Spinal Anesthesia or General Anesthesia for Hip Surgery in Older Adults. N Engl J Med Oct 2021.

Bowness JS, Pawa A, Turbitt L, Bellew B, Bedforth N, Burckett-St Laurent D, Delbos A, Elkassabany N, Ferry J, Fox B, French JLH, Grant C, Gupta A, Harrop-Griffiths W, Haslam N, Higham H, Hogg R, Johnston DF, Kearns RJ, Kopp S, Lobo C, McKinlay S, Memtsoudis S, Merjavy P, Moka E, Narayanan M, Narouze S, Noble JA, Phillips D, Rosenblatt M, Sadler A, Sebastian MP, Taylor A, Thottungal A, Valdés-Vilches LF, Volk T, West S, Wolmarans M, Womack J, Macfarlane AJR.: International consensus on anatomical structures to identify on ultrasound for the performance of basic blocks in ultrasound-guided regional anesthesia. Reg Anesth Pain Med Sep 2021.

Mariano ER, Dickerson DM, Szokol JW, Harned M, Mueller JT, Philip BK, Baratta JL, Gulur P, Robles J, Schroeder KM, Wyatt KEK, Schwalb JM, Schwenk ES, Wardhan R, Kim TS, Higdon KK, Krishnan DG, Shilling AM, Schwartz G, Wiechmann L, Doan LV, Elkassabany NM, Yang SC, Muse IO, Eloy JD, Mehta V, Shah S, Johnson RL, Englesbe MJ, Kallen A, Mukkamala SB, Walton A, Buvanendran A.: A multisociety organizational consensus process to define guiding principles for acute perioperative pain management. Reg Anesth Pain Med Sep 2021.

Memtsoudis SG, Cozowicz C, Bekeris J, Bekere D, Liu J, Soffin EM, Mariano ER, Johnson RL, Go G, Hargett MJ, Lee BH, Wendel P, Brouillette M, Kim SJ, Baaklini L, Wetmore DS, Hong G, Goto R, Jivanelli B, Athanassoglou V, Argyra E, Barrington MJ, Borgeat A, De Andres J, El-Boghdadly K, Elkassabany NM, Gautier P, Gerner P, Gonzalez Della Valle A, Goytizolo E, Guo Z, Hogg R, Kehlet H, Kessler P, Kopp S, Lavand'homme P, Macfarlane A, MacLean C, Mantilla C, McIsaac D, McLawhorn A, Neal JM, Parks M, Parvizi J, Peng P, Pichler L, Poeran J, Poultsides L, Schwenk ES, Sites BD, Stundner O, Sun EC, Viscusi E, Votta-Velis EG, Wu CL, YaDeau J, Sharrock NE.: Peripheral nerve block anesthesia/analgesia for patients undergoing primary hip and knee arthroplasty: recommendations from the International Consensus on Anesthesia-Related Outcomes after Surgery (ICAROS) group based on a systematic review and meta-analysis of current literature. Reg Anesth Pain Med Aug 2021.

Rasouli MR, Maty S, Mariano ER, Jaremko K, Kou A, Memtsoudis SG, Elkassabany NM, Schwenk ES.: Preliminary analysis of factors affecting publication of abstracts presented during the 2017 American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine spring annual meeting. Reg Anesth Pain Med Aug 2021.

Nada E, Elmansoury A, Elkassabany N, Whitney ER.: Location of the entry point of the muscular branch of the nerve to vastus medialis. Br J Anaesth r J Anaesth, May 2021.

Hruslinski J, Menio DA, Hymes RA, Jaffe JD, Langlois C, Ramsey L, Gaskins LJ, Neuman MD; Regional Versus General Anesthesia for Promoting Independence After Hip Fracture Investigators.: Engaging patients as partners in a multicentre trial of spinal versus general anaesthesia for older adults. Br J Anaesth 126: 395-403, Feb 2021.

El-Boghdadly K, Wolmarans M, Stengel AD, Albrecht E, Chin KJ, Elsharkawy H, Kopp S, Mariano ER, Xu JL, Adhikary S, Altıparmak B, Barrington MJ, Bloc S, Blanco R, Boretsky K, Børglum J, Breebaart M, Burckett-St Laurent D, Capdevila X, Carvalho B, Chuan A, Coppens S, Costache I, Dam M, Egeler C, Fajardo M, Gadsden J, Gautier PE, Grant SA, Hadzic A, Hebbard P, Hernandez N, Hogg R, Holtz M, Johnson RL, Karmakar MK, Kessler P, Kwofie K, Lobo C, Ludwin D, MacFarlane A, McDonnell J, McLeod G, Merjavy P, Moran E, O'Donnell BD, Parras T, Pawa A, Perlas A, Rojas Gomez MF, Sala-Blanch X, Saporito A, Sinha SK, Soffin EM, Thottungal A, Tsui BCH, Tulgar S, Turbitt L, Uppal V, van Geffen GJ, Volk T, Elkassabany NM.: Standardizing nomenclature in regional anesthesia: an ASRA-ESRA Delphi consensus study of abdominal wall, paraspinal, and chest wall blocks. Reg Anesth Pain Med 2021.

Graff V, Clapp JT, Heins SJ, Chung JJ, Muralidharan M, Fleisher LA, Elkassabany NM.: Patient Involvement in Anesthesia Decision-making: A Qualitative Study of Knee Arthroplasty. Anesthesiology nesthesiology, 2021.

Ochroch J, Qi V, Badiola I, Grosh T, Cai L, Graff V, Nelson C, Israelite C, Elkassabany NM: Analgesic efficacy of adding the IPACK block to a multimodal analgesia protocol for primary total knee arthroplasty. Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine 45(10): 799-804, October 2020.

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Last updated: 10/13/2021
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