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John E. Ellis, MD

Adjunct Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care
Department: Anesthesiology and Critical Care

Contact information
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce Street
680 Dulles
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 773-451-5090
The Hotchkiss School, Lakeville CT, 1974.
AB (Biochemical Sciences)
Harvard College, Cambridge MA, 1978.
MD (Medicine)
Pritzker School of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, 1982.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern in Medicine/Anesthesia, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, 1982-1983.
Resident in Anesthesia, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, 1983-1986.
Fellow in Anesthesia for vascular and transplantation surgery and transesophageal echocardiography, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL , 1986-1987.
Fellow in Cardiac Anesthesia, New York Hospital, New York, NY , 1992-1992.
Health Studies Scholar, Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, 1995-1996.
Diplomate, American Board of Anesthesiology, 1987.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Anesthesia for Vascular Surgery

Description of Other Expertise

Continuing Medical Education
Social Media Marketing

Description of Research Expertise

Perioperative risk assessment and risk reduction

Selected Publications

Ellis JE: Wellness in anaesthesia. Curr Opin Anaesthesiol. Hugo Van Aken & Paul G Barash (eds.). Wolters Kluwer, 31(3): 349-350, June 2018.

John E Ellis MD: The Patient with Peripheral Vascular Disease. Preoperative Assessment and Management, 3rd edition. DR Bobbie Jean Sweitzer (eds.). Wolters Kluwer 2017 Notes: in preparation.

J. Devin Roberts, MD, John E. Ellis, MD, Douglas C. Shook, MD: Are Alpha-2 Agonists Effective in Reducing Perioperative Cardiac Complications in Noncardiac Surgery? Evidence-Based Practice of Anesthesiology, 3rd Edition. Lee A. Fleisher. (eds.). W.B. Saunders Company, Page: 255-259, February 2013.

Flynn B C, Vernick W J, Ellis J E: β-Blockade in the perioperative management of the patient with cardiac disease undergoing non-cardiac surgery. British journal of anaesthesia 107 Suppl 1: i3-15, Dec 2011.

Moitra Vivek K, Flynn Brigid C, Mazzeffi Michael, Bodian Carol, Bronheim David, Ellis John E: Indication for surgery, the revised cardiac risk index, and 1-year mortality. Annals of vascular surgery 25(7): 902-8, Oct 2011.

John E Ellis, MD; Avery Tung, MD; Helen Lee, MD, MPH; Hubert Lee, BA; Kristen Kasza, MS: Anesthesiologists' preferences for preoperative cardiac evaluation before vascular surgery: results of a mail survey. Journal of Clinical Anesthesia 22(6): 402-409, Sept 2010 Notes:

Clive Landis R, Murkin John M, Stump David A, Baker Robert A, Arrowsmith Joseph E, De Somer Filip, Dain Steven L, Dobkowski Wojciech B, Ellis John E, Falter Florian, Fischer Gregory, Hammon John W, Jonas Richard A, Kramer Robert S, Likosky Donald S, Paget Milsom F, Poullis Michael, Verrier Edward D, Walley Keith, Westaby Stephen: Consensus statement: minimal criteria for reporting the systemic inflammatory response to cardiopulmonary bypass. The heart surgery forum 13(2): E116-23, Apr 2010.

Ochroch EA, Oware A, Ellis JE.: Carotid stenosis and coronary disease: Understanding the disease processes and defining how to approach them. Medically Challenging Patients Undergoing Cardiothoracic Surgery. Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists Monograph. Neal Cohen MD (eds.). Page: 69-107, May 2009 Notes: ISBN-10: 1-60831-299-2, ISBN-13: 978-1-60831-299-3, Pub Date: May 2009.

Mantha Srinivas, Foss Joseph, Ellis John E, Roizen Michael F: Intense cardiac troponin surveillance for long-term benefits is cost-effective in patients undergoing open abdominal aortic surgery: a decision analysis model. Anesthesia and analgesia 105(5): 1346-56, table of contents, Nov 2007.

Ellis JE, Tung A, Lee H, Kasza K: Predictors of perioperative beta blockade use in vascular surgery: A mail survey of United States anesthesiologists. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 21(3): 330-336, June 2007.

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