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Sushila Murthy, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Anesthesiology and Critical Care

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Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce Street, 680 Dulles
Philadephia, PA 19104
B.S. (Biomedical Computation (Honors in Feminist Studies))
Stanford University, 2005.
M.P.H. (Public Health)
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg Schoold of Public Health, 2009.
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 2010.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern, Department of Medicine; Lehigh Valley Health Network, 2010-2011.
Resident in Anesthesiology, Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care, and Pain Medicine; Massachusetts General Hospital, 2011-2014.
Fellow in Health Services Research, Department of Anesthesiology, Critical Care, and Pain Medicine, 2014-2015.
American Board of Anesthesiology, 2015.
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Selected Publications

Cheung Y, Abookire S, Murthy S, Bader AM. : Standardizing peri-procedural antithrombotic therapy instructions in a community hospital. Preoperative Care and Operating Room Management. 2(1): 1-11, March 2016.

Murthy S, Hepner D L, Cooper Z, Bader A M, Neuman M D: Controversies in anaesthesia for noncardiac surgery in older adults. British journal of anaesthesia 115 Suppl 2: ii15-25, Dec 2015.

Mueller Noomi, Murthy Sushila, Tainter Christopher R, Lee Jarone, Riddell Kathleen, Fintelmann Florian J, Grabitz Stephanie D, Timm Fanny P, Levi Benjamin, Kurth Tobias, Eikermann Matthias: Can Sarcopenia Quantified by Ultrasound of the Rectus Femoris Muscle Predict Adverse Outcome of Surgical Intensive Care Unit Patients as well as Frailty? A Prospective, Observational Cohort Study. Annals of surgery Dec 2015.

Fuzaylov Gennadiy, Murthy Sushila, Dunaev Alexander, Savchyn Vasyl, Knittel Justin, Zabolotina Olga, Dylewski Maggie L, Driscoll Daniel N: Improving burn care and preventing burns by establishing a burn database in Ukraine. Burns : journal of the International Society for Burn Injuries 40(5): 1007-12, Aug 2014.

Murthy S, Antwi-Kusi A, Jabir AR, Ofori-Amanfo G. : Patient and practitioner perceptions of post-operative pain control in Kumasi, Ghana. Southern African Journal of Anaesthesia and Analgesia 19(2): 102-7, 2013.

O'Connell Mary K, Murthy Sushila, Phan Samson, Xu Chengpei, Buchanan Joann, Spilker Ryan, Dalman Ronald L, Zarins Christopher K, Denk Winfried, Taylor Charles A: The three-dimensional micro- and nanostructure of the aortic medial lamellar unit measured using 3D confocal and electron microscopy imaging. Matrix biology : journal of the International Society for Matrix Biology 27(3): 171-81, Apr 2008.

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