Joseph S. Savino, M.D.

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Abramson Family Professor in Anesthesia
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
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 Operations, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia, PA
Capacity Management Organization Committee HUP, HUP
Department: Anesthesiology and Critical Care

Contact information
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care
3400 Spruce Street
680 Dulles Bldg
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-6633
Education:
BA
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania , 1980.
M.D.
Harvard University, 1984.
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Description of Research Expertise

Intraoperative Transesophageal echocardiography

Cardiac Anesthesia and Intensive Care

Cardiopulmonary bypass

Description of Clinical Expertise

Cardiac anesthesia
Transesophageal echocardiography
Cardiopulmonary bypass

Description of Other Expertise

Admission to medical school in the United States

Selected Publications

Messe` SR, Acker MA, Kasner SE, Fanning M, Giovannetti T, Ratcliffe S, Billelo M, Szeto WY, Bavaria JE, Hargrove WC, Mohler ER, Floyd TF, Matthai WH, Morris RJ, Pochettino A, Price C, Selnes O, Woo YJ, DeSai N, Augoustides J, Cheung A, Hanson C, Horak J, Kohl B, Kukafka J, Levy W, Mickler T, Milas B, Savino J, Vernick W, Weiss S. : Determining Neurologic Outcomes from Valve Operations (DeNOVO) Investigators. Stroke after aortic valve surgery: results from a prospective cohort. Circulation 129 (22), 2253-2263, 2014 2014.

Yan Z. Tanner JW, Lin D, Chalian AA, Savino JS, Fleisher LA, Liu R: Airway trauma in a high patient volume academic cardiac electrophysiology laboratory center. Anesthesia & Analgesia 116:112-117, 2013 2013.

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 39:519-522, 2011 2011.

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.

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.

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 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, 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, 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.

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