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Mark-Alan Pizzini, M.D.

Associate Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology and Critical Care
Associate Executive Director, Peri-operative Services, Penn-Presbyterian Medical Center
Staff, WOC (without compensation), Philadelphia VA Medical Center
Chief, Anesthesiology and Critical Care, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Department: Anesthesiology and Critical Care

Contact information
Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Wright Saunders Bldg
Suite #223
51 N. 39th St
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-8703
Minor (Chemistry)
Villanova University, 1990.
BS (Comprehensive Science)
Villanova University, 1990.
Minor (Business)
Villanova University, 1990.
MD (Doctor of Medicine)
The Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, 1994.
Post-Graduate Training
Department of Internal Medicine, The Lankenau Hospital, 1994-1995.
Department of Anesthesiology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 1995-1998.
American Board of Anesthesiology, 1999.
ACLS, American Heart Association, 2015.
BLS, American Heart Association, 2015.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Perio-operative services and OR efficiency

Description of Other Expertise

Creation of a Start-up Corporation; Aroxel, LLC.

Description of Research Expertise

Novel devices and technologies for use in anesthesia

Selected Publications

Pizzini, Mark-Alan, Rubin, Benjamin: Anesthesia Related Issues in the ICU. Principles of Adult Surgical Critical Care. Martin and Kaplan (eds.). Springer, Page: 521-533, 2016.

Pizzini, Mark-Alan: "In Person/In Role" University of Pennsylvania, Screenplay 2015.

Sesok-Pizzini D, Pizzini M: Hyperkalemic cardiac arrest in pediatric patients undergoing massive transfusion: unplanned emergencies. Transfusion 54: 4-7, Jan 2014.

Pizzini M: Laws of the game. Novel. Terrier Press, 2013 Notes: Available at

Mark-Alan Pizzini: "The Fourth Dimension" Mainstream Screenplay 2007.

Henry LR, Pizzini M, Delarso B, Ridge JA: Methemoglobinemia: early intraoperative detection by clinical observation. Laryngoscope 114: 2025-2026, Nov 2004.

Pizzini M: Epidural analgesia. Pain Resource Newsletter 2(2): 7-8, Summer 2002.

Wolfe D, Reiner T, Keeley J, Pizzini M, Keil R: Ubiquitin Metabolism affects cellular response to volatile anesthetics in yeast. Molecular and Cellular Biology Page: 8254-8262, Dec 1999.

Peterson C, Keil R, Pizzini M, Reiner T, Huang S, Riley J: The cloning and characterization of a gene involved with isoflurane-resistance in saccharomyces cerevisiae. Presented at The Association of University Anesthesiologists May 16 1992.

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