Kristen Carey Rock, MD

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Assistant Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology and Critical Care
Department: Anesthesiology and Critical Care

Contact information
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce Street
Dulles Floor 6, Suite 680
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 267-734-7442
BS (Biology and Honors)
Villanova University, Villanova, PA, 2005.
BA (Philosophy)
Villanova University, Villanova, PA, 2005.
MD ( Medicine )
Harvard School of Medicine, Boston MA, 2009.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Critical Care

Description of Other Expertise

Medical Education; Medical Ethics

Selected Publications

Spelde A, Rock K, Gordon E: How Do I Diagnose and Manage Myocardial Ischemia in the ICU? Evidence-Based Practice of Critical Care, 3rd Edition Deutschman C, Neligan PJ (eds.). Philadelphia PA: Elsevier, 2020.

Rock KC, Hanson CW: Post-operative Care of the Surgical ICU Patient. Anesthesiology, 3/e. Longnecker D, Newman MF, Zapol W, Sandberg W, Mackey S (eds.). McGraw Hill Education, 2018.

Rock K: Fluid Resuscitation Part 1: Fluid Type and Choice. Anesthesia Toolbox Jun 2017 Notes:

Rock K: Fluid Resuscitation Part 2: Strategies and Endpoints of Resuscitation. Anesthesia Toolbox Jun 2017 Notes:

Rock KC, Cereda M: Interpretation of Arterial Blood Gaes. Anesthesiology Core Review Part Two: Advanced Exam. Freeman BS, Berger JS (eds.). McGraw Hill Education, Page: 161, May 2016.

Rock KC, Bakowitz M, McCunn M: Advances in the management of the critically injured patient in the operating room. Anesthesiol Clin 31(1): 67-83, Mar 2013.

Rock KC, Falk SA: Emerging trends in perioperative fluid management. Updates: Longnecker's Anesthesiology. Longnecker DE (eds.). McGraw Hill, 2012 Notes:

Givens JL, Kiely DK, Carey K, Mitchell SL: Healthcare proxies of nursing home residents with advanced dementia: decisions they confront and their satisfaction with decision-making. J Am Geriatr Soc 57(7): 1149-55, Jul 2009.

Carey KN: Wrongful birth and wrongful life: legal aspects of failed genetic testing in oocyte donation Penn Bioeth J 1(1): 1-4, Apr 2005.

Gupta K, Kaub CJ, Carey KN, Casillas EG, Selinsky BS, Loll PJ: Manipulation of kinetic profiles in 2-aryl propionic acid cyclooxygenase inhibitors. Bioorg Med Chem Lett 14(3): 667-671, Feb 2004.

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Last updated: 04/08/2021
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