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Jiri Horak, MD

Associate Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology and Critical Care
Cardiothoracic Anesthesia Fellowship Program Faculty, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Intraoperative Echocardiography Service Faculty, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Staff Anesthesiologist, Department of Anesthesia, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Anesthesia Chief, Adult Congenital Heart Program, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Director of Heart and Vascular Intensive Care Unit, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
UBCL Physician Leader, Cardiac Surgery, Founders 5, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Anesthesiology and Critical Care

Contact information
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvalnia
Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Education:
MD
Purkynje University, School of Medicine, Brno, Czech Republic , 1988.
Post-Graduate Training
Residency, Anesthesiology and Critical Care , Research Institute for Surgery and TraumatologyBrno, Czech Republic, 1989-1991.
Internship, Internal Medicine, Medical College of Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, 1995-1996.
Residency, Anesthesiology and Critical Care, University of Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, 1996-1999.
Fellowship, Cardiothoracic Anesthesia, University of Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, 1999-2000.
Fellowship, Critical Care, University of Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, 2000-2001.
Fellowship, Pain and Obstetric Anesthesia, University of Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, 2001-2002.
Certifications
First Czech Medical Board Examination in Anesthesia and Critical Care, Prague, Czech Republic, 1991.
Board Certified - Perioperative Transesophageal Echocardiography, 2000.
Board Certified - American Board of Anesthesiology, 2002.
Board Certified - Critical Care Medicine by American Board of Critical Care Medicine, 2003.
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Selected Publications

Guidi JL, Troutman G, Birati EY, Wald J, Fox A, Ortega-Legaspi J, Bermudez C, Horak J, Guarracino D, Shay W, Alturi PA, Acker MA, Rame J: Survival in Intermacs 1 & 2 Patients After LVAD Therapy: Does Chronicity of Heart Failure Matter? The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation 37(2): 128, April 2018.

Gentile JI, Atluri P, Desai ND, Vallabhajosyula P, Wald JW, Rame JE, Gutsche JT, Horak J, Acker MI, Bermudez CA: Outcomes of Veno-Arterial Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation in Cardiogenic Shock in the Elderly. Large Single Center Experience. The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation 36(4): 339, April 2017.

Vernick CA, Horak J, Greshner A, Vernick WJ: The fontan circulation and right parietal craniotomy for seizures: the challenges of adult congenital heart disease Journal of Clinical Anesthesia 22(6): 460-5, Sept 2010.

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 Journal of Cardiothoracic & Vascular Anesthesia 19(3): 310-5, June 2005.

Augoustides J, Mancini DJ, Horak J, Pochettino A, Dupont F, Dowling RD: CASE 1-2003. The use of intraoperative echocardiography during insertion of ventricular assist devices Journal of Cardiothoracic & Vascular Anesthesia 17(1): 113-20, Feb 2003.

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Last updated: 01/17/2019
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