Assistant Professor, Cardiovascular Anesthesiology
Program Director, Cardiovascular and Thoracic Fellowship
Assistant Residency Program Director, Department Of Anesthesiology


Biology, University of Texas, Austin, TX
Doctor of Medicine, Ross University School of Medicine
Anesthesiology Residency Program
Texas Tech University Health Science Center
Chief Resident, 2013-2014
Cardiovascular and Thoracic Fellowship Program
McGovern Medical School at UT Health

Areas of Interest

Clinical Interests

  • Resident Education
  • Transesophageal Echocardiography
  • Regional Anesthesiology
  • Thoracic Anesthesiology

Research Interests

  • Enhanced Recovery in Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology
  • Advances in the Intraoperative Assessment of Pulmonary Artery Pressure using Trans-Esophageal Echocardiography


Publication Information

  1. Assessment of a multimodal analgesia protocol to allow the implementation of enhanced recovery after cardiac surgery: Retrospective analysis of patient outcomes. Journal of Clinical Anesthesia. JCA Volume 54C  JCA 9255. 2018.
  2. Intraoperative Assessment of Pulmonary Artery Pressure Using Transesophageal Echocardiography in Patients Undergoing Cardiac Surgery. Proc (Baylor University Medical Center) 2018.
  3. Systolic anterior motion of the mitral valve after aortic valve replacement. Proc (Baylor University Medical Center). 31(2):203-204. 2018.
  4. Aortic Regurgitation in Acute Type A Dissection. J Cardiothoracic Vasc Anesth.; 32(2):e50-e51. 2017 Nov 8.
  5. Gastrointestinal Complications After Cardiac Surgery: A Nationwide Population-Based Analysis of Morbidity and Mortality Predictors. J Cardiothoracic Vasc. Anesth. (4):1268-1274. 2017.
  6. Incidence and Outcomes of Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia in Patients Undergoing Vascular Surgery. J Cardiothoracic Vasc Anesth. (5):1751-1757.  2017.
  7. Response to Xue et al. J Cardiothoracic Vasc Anesth. pii: S1053-0770(18)30138-1, 2018.
  8. Impact of dexmedetomidine on early extubation in pediatric cardiac surgical patients. Intensive Care Med. 2011.