Asad Ali Usman, MD, MPH

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

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Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care
3400 Spruce Street, 7th Floor Dulles Building, Suite 718
Philadelphia, PA 19106
Office: 2676027025
BS (Mathematics)
University of Michigan, 2006.
MD (Doctorate of Medicine)
Xavier University , 2012.
MPH (Biostatistics)
Northwestern University , 2012.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

ECMO, Mechanical Circulatory Support, Echocardiography, eCPR, ARDS

Description of Research Expertise

Clinical Trials

Selected Publications

Flatley M, Sams VG, Biscotti M 3rd, Deshpande SJ, Usman AA, Cannon JW.: ECMO in trauma care: What you need to know. J Trauma Acute Care Surg 96: 186-194, Feb 2024.

Cambria G, Spelde AE, Olia SE, Biscotti M, Mackay E, Ibrahim M, Cevasco M, Bermudez C, Vernick W, Gutsche J, Usman AA.: Extracorporeal Carbon Dioxide Removal to De-escalate Venovenous Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation in Severe COVID-19 Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth Jan 2024.

Gu Y, Bjelic M, Panda K, Usman AA, Magnuson R, Gosev I.: Cannula-Associated Deep Vein Thrombosis After Venovenous Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation in Patients with and Without Systemic Anticoagulation. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth Jan 2024.

Cohen S, Patel SJ, Grosh T, Augoustides JG, Spelde AE, Vernick W, Wald J, Bermudez C, Ibrahim M, Cevasco M, Usman AA, Folbe E, Sanders J, Fernando RJ.: Surgical Placement of Axillary Impella 5.5 With Regional Anesthesia and Monitored Anesthesia Care. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth Nov 2023.

DePaolo J, Iyengar A, Cohen S, Kelly JJ, Spelde AE, Wald J, Mackay EJ, Ibrahim M, Usman AA, Cevasco M.: Placement of Temporary Left Ventricular Assist Device Using Monitored Anesthesia Care and Regional Anesthesia. JACC Case Rep 26: 102067, Oct 2023.

Spelde AE, Usman AA, Olia SE, Ibrahim ME, Szeto WY, Cevasco M, Grimm JC, Bermudez CA, Steinberg TB, Vernick WJ, Gutsche JT.: Intracannula Thrombus Formation Associated With Dual Lumen ProtekDuo Cannula in Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO). ASAIO J 69: e391-e396, Aug 2023.

Fanning JP, Weaver N, Fanning RB, Griffee MJ, Cho SM, Panigada M, Obonyo NG, Zaaqoq AM, Rando H, Chia YW, Fan BE, Sela D, Chiumello D, Coppola S, Labib A, Whitman GJR, Arora RC, Kim BS, Motos A, Torres A, Barbé F, Grasselli G, Zanella A, Etchill E, Usman AA, Feth M, White NM, Suen JY, Li Bassi G, Peek GJ, Fraser JF, Dalton H; COVID-19 Critical Care Consortium.: Hemorrhage, Disseminated Intravascular Coagulopathy, and Thrombosis Complications Among Critically Ill Patients with COVID-19: An International COVID-19 Critical Care Consortium Study. Crit Care Med 51: 619-631, May 2023.

Usman AA, Cevasco M, Maybauer MO, Spelde AE, Olia S, Bermudez C, Ibrahim M, Szeto W, Vernick WJ, Gutsche JT.: Oxygenated right ventricular assist device as part of veno-venopulmonary extracorporeal membrane oxygenation to support the right ventricle and pulmonary vasculature. J Cardiothorac Surg 18: 134, Apr 2023.

Hunt M, Bermudez F, Crespo M, Courtwright A, Diamond J, Christie J, Spelde A, Usman A, Clausen E, Cantu E, Cevasco M, Richards TJ, Bermudez C. : ECMO as a bridge to lung transplantation for COVID-19 Respiratory Failure: Outcomes and Risk Factors for Early Mortality. Society of Thoracic Surgeons January 2023 Notes: Poster Presentation, San Diego, CA.

Usman AA, Gutsche JT : Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) in Acute Respiratory Failure Fishman’s Pulmonary Diseases and Disorders 6e. McGraw Hill, Page: 1167-1199, 2023 Notes: Chapter 149.

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Last updated: 04/05/2024
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