Kristen Carey Rock, MD

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Associate Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology and Critical Care
Attending Anesthesiologist, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Attending Anesthesiologist, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Program Director, Adult Critical Care Medicine Fellowship , University of Pennsylvania
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
BA (Philosophy)
Villanova University, Villanova, PA, 2005.
BS (Biology and Honors)
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

Alessandra Cardi, MD, Anand Bhattacharya MHS MD; Kristen Carey Rock MD : ICU video review as a novel tool to support the Educational, Performance Improvement, and Clinical Care Goals of a Surgical Intensive Care Unit SOCCA 2022 Annual Meeting 2022.

Feduska E, Rock KC: Ventricular Fibrillation / Ventricular Tachycardia After Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting. Critical Care: A Problem Based Learning Approach Johnston TA, Miller SW, Rumley J (eds.). Oxford University Press, Page: 227-237, 2022.

Gold AK, Huffenberger A, Lane-Fall M, Pascual Lopez JL, Rock KC: Leveraging Telemedicine for Quality Improvement Video Review of Critical ICU Events: A Novel Multidisciplinary Form of Education. Crit Care Explor 3(4), Sep 2021.

Rock KC, Newman M, Fleisher LA: Implications of Perioperative Morbidity on Long-Term Outcomes. Perioperative Medicine: Managing for Outcome, 2nd Edition. Newman M, Fleisher L, Ko C, Mythen M (eds.). Elsevier, 2021 Notes: Chapter 1:

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 Notes: Chapter 54:

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 Notes: Chapter 74:§ionid=164240389.

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.

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Last updated: 09/19/2022
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