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Edward Andrew Ochroch, M.D.

Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Director Thoracic Anesthesiology, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, University of Pennsylvania
Department: Anesthesiology and Critical Care

Contact information
Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care
680 Dulles Building
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4283
Office: 215-662-6308
Fax: 215-349-8133
Education:
BA
Swarthmore College, 1987.
M.D.
University of Pennsylvania, 1992.
MSCE (Epidemiology)
University of Pennsylvania, Center for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, 2005.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern in Medicine, Abington Memorial Hospital, Abington, PA, 1992-1993.
Resident in Anesthesia, Beth Israel Hospital, Harvard University, Boston, MA, 1993-1996.
Chief Resident in Anesthesiology, Beth Israel Hospital, Harvard University, Boston, MA, 1995-1996.
Certifications
Board Certified in Anesthesiology, .
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Description of Research Expertise

Perioperative clinical trials

Description of Clinical Expertise

Thoracic and vascular anesthesia

Selected Publications

Mashour, G. A., Palanca, B. J., Basner, M., Li, D., Wang, W., Blain-Moraes, S., ... & Kelz, M. B. : Recovery of consciousness and cognition after general anesthesia in humans. Elife 10: e59525, 2021.

Rassekh, C. H., Jenks, C. M., Ochroch, E. A., Douglas, J. E., O'Malley Jr, B. W., & Weinstein, G. S.: Management of the Difficult Airway in the COVID‐19 Pandemic: An Illustrative Complex Head and Neck Case Scenario. Head & Neck April 2020.

Falcone, M., Luo, C., Chen, Y., Birtwell, D., Cheatle, M., Duan, R., Ochroch, EA. ... & Lerman, C. : Risk of persistent opioid use following major surgery in matched samples of patients with and without cancer. Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention Biomarkers 29(11): 2126-2133, 2020.

Ghadimi, Kamrouz, Jacob T. Gutsche, Harish Ramakrishna, Samuel L. Setegne, Kirk R. Jackson, John G. Augoustides, E. Andrew Ochroch, Stuart J. Weiss, Joseph E. Bavaria, and Albert T. Cheung: Sodium bicarbonate use and the risk of hypernatremia in thoracic aortic surgical patients with metabolic acidosis following deep hypothermic circulatory arrest. Annals of Cardiac Anaesthesia 19(3): 454, 2016.

Ghadimi, K., Gutsche, J. T., Setegne, S. L., Jackson, K. R., Augoustides, J. G., Ochroch, E. A.& Cheung, A. T.: Severity and Duration of Metabolic Acidosis after Deep Hypothermic Circulatory Arrest for Thoracic Aortic Operations. Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia. 2015.

Guay J, Ochroch EA: Effects of Additional Statin Therapy Before Surgery on Postoperative Morbidity and Mortality Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia 28(2): 255-266, April 2014.

Guay J, Ochroch EA: Steroids for surgery during cardiopulmonary bypass in adults: a meta-analysis. Journal of Clinical Anesthesia 26(1): 36-45, February 2014.

Guay J, Ochroch EA: Continuing Antiplatelet Therapy Before Heart Surgery with Cardiopulmonary Bypass: A Meta-analysis on the Need for Reexploration and Major Outcomes Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia 28(1): 90-97, February 2014.

Gutsche, Jacob T., Lee Erickson, Kamrouz Ghadimi, John G. Augoustides, Joseph Dimartino, Wilson Y. Szeto, and E. Andrew Ochroch. : Advancing Extubation Time for Cardiac Surgery Patients Using Lean Work Design. Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia epub 9/2014, 2014.

Sinha AC, Singh PM, Williams NW, Ochroch EA, Goudra BG: Aprepitant’s Prophylactic Efficacy in Decreasing Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting in Morbidly Obese Patients Undergoing Bariatric Surgery. Obesity Surgery 24: 225-231, 2014.

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Last updated: 01/11/2022
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