Deborah Jean Culley, MD

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Robert Dunning Dripps Professor in Anesthesia
Department: Anesthesiology and Critical Care

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3400 Spruce Street
680 Dulles Building
Philadelphia, PA 19104
AS (Pre-Professional Health Occupations)
Olympic College, 1985.
BS (Microbiology and Immunology)
University of Washington, 1988.
MD (Medicine)
University of Washington School of Medicine, 1992.
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Selected Publications

Susano MJ, Grasfield RH, Friese M, Rosner B, Crosby G, Bader AM, Kang JD, Smith TR, Lu Y, Groff MW, Chi JH, Grodstein F, Culley DJ.: Brief preoperative screening for frailty and cognitive impairment predicts delirium after spine surgery. Anesthesiology 133: 1184-1191, Dec 2020.

Warner DO, Lien CA, Wang T, Zhou Y, Isaak RS, Peterson-Layne C, Harman AE, Macario A, Gaiser RR, Suresh S, Culley DJ, Rathmell JP, Keegan MT, Cole DJ, Fahy BG, Dainer RJ, Sun H.: First-year results of the American Board of Anesthesiology's objective structured clinical examination for initial certification. Anesth Analg 131: 1412-1418, Nov 2020.

Sillner AY, McConeghy RO, Madrigal C, Culley DJ, Arora RC, Rudolph JL.: The association of a frailty index and incident delirium in older hospitalized patients: An observational cohort study. Clin Interv Aging 15: 2053-2061, Nov 2020.

Fahy BG, Culley DJ, Almualim M, González BF, Santos RAM, White P, Vasilopoulos T.: Academic achievement and gender among adult critical care program directors. J Crit Care S0883-9441(20): 30701-2, Sep 2020.

Kazarian ER, Lopez WY, Eizember S, Blucher JA, Culley DJ, Javedan H, Kang JD, Schoenfeld AJ.: Incidental durotomy is associated with increased risk of delirium in patients aged 65 and older. Spine 45: 1215-1220, Sep 2020.

Liufu N, Liu L, Shen S, Jiang Z, Dong Y, Wang Y, Culley D, Crosby G, Cao M, Shen Y, Marcantonio E, Xie Z, Zhang Y.: Anesthesia and surgery induce age-dependent changes in behaviors and microbiota. Aging 12(2): 1965-1986, Jan 2020.

Susano MJ, Dias M, Seixas FS, Vide S, Grasfield R, Abelha FJ, Crosby G, Culley DJ, Amorim P.: Association among preoperative cognitive performance, regional cerebral oxygen saturation, and postoperative delirium in older Portuguese patients. Anesth Analg Anesth Analg, 2020 Notes: [Online ahead of print]

Susano MJ, Scheetz SD, Grasfield RH, Cheung D, Xu X, Kang JD, Smith TR, Lu Y, Groff MW, Chi JH, Crosby G, Culley DJ.: Retrospective analysis of perioperative variables associated with postoperative delirium and other adverse outcomes in older patients after spine surgery. J Neurosurg Anesthesiol 31: 385-391, Oct 2019.

Sun H, Warner DO, Macario A, Zhou Y, Culley DJ, Keegan MT.: Repeated cross-sectional surveys of burnout, distress, and depression among anesthesiology residents and first-year graduates. Anesthesiology 131: 668-677, Sep 2019.

Friese MB, Nathan M, Culley DJ, Crosby G.: Isoflurane anesthesia impairs the expression of immune neuromodulators in the hippocampus of aged mice. PLoS One 13: e0209283, Dec 2018.

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