Associate Professor of Anesthesiology, Neuroanesthesiology; Medical Director, Enhanced Recovery After Surgery Associate Faculty, Institute for Behavioral Medicine Research
Board Certified: American Board of Anesthesiology
Topics: anesthesiology, geriatric anesthesiology, pre-habilitation, Enhanced Surgical Recovery, Perioperative Surgical Home, opiate-sparing pain management
Research: Investigation of the impact of pre-operative cognitive exercise on postoperative delirium in elderly surgical patients. Best practices to improve quality of recovery after surgery. Role of inflammation and the immune system in pathologic alterations of pain processing in a rodent model of repeated social-defeat.