Education

Grinnell College
Bachelor of Arts, Chemistry, 1999-2003
Case Western Reserve School of Medicine
Doctor of Medicine, 2004-2008
Case Western University Hospitals of Cleveland
Preliminary Medicine Internship, 2008-2009
Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine
Anesthesiology Residency Program, 2009-2010
UT Southwestern School of Medicine
Anesthesiology Residency Program, 2010-2012
USC, Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles
Pediatric Anesthesiology Fellowship, 2012-2013

Publications

Publication Information

Abstracts

Ekeoduru, R and Khan, S. Traumatic Complete Tracheal Resection: Multidisciplinary Approach to Manage an Impending Catastrophe. American Society of Anesthesiology Annual Meeting, 2015.

Ekeoduru, R, Schakett, B, and William, G. Unanticipated Reintubation Following Wound Dehiscence Repair in a Gravid Patient taking High-Dose Clindamycin. American Society of Anesthesiology Annual Meeting, 2015.

Ekeoduru, R and Nesrsta, E. Challenging Airway Secondary to Cutaneous Extension of Group B Strep Causing Obstructing Bullae in a 33-week Neonate. Society of Pediatric Anesthesiology Annual Meeting, 2016.

Ekeoduru, R and Nesrsta, E. Cutaneous Extension of Group B Strep Causing Obstructing Bullae and Airway Compromise in a 33-week Neonate. International Anesthesia Research Society Annual Meeting, 2016.

Ekeoduru, R and Nesrsta, E. Cervical Posterior Spinal Fusion in a 7 year old Polytrauma Patient with a Pelvic External Fixation Device and Severe Pulmonary Contusions. American Society of Anesthesiology Annual Meeting, 2016.

Ekeoduru, R, Owolabi, A and Tariq, S. Catastrophe During Routine PICC Line Placement: Iatrogenic Pericardial Tamponade in 5 month old Infant. American Society of Anesthesiology Annual Meeting, 2016.

Ekeoduru, R and Long, A. Mission Trip with Limited Resources: Difficult iv Access Necessitating the Use of an Arterial Line for Anesthetic Management in a 10 month old Undergoing Myelocystocele Repair. American Society of Anesthesiology Annual Meeting, 2016.

Ekeoduru, R, Ajazi, H and Graham-Carlson, A. Sudden Respiratory Distress in PACU in a 3 year old Following Closure of a Tracheocutaneous Fistula. American Society of Anesthesiology Annual Meeting, 2016.

Ekeoduru, R, Tariq, S, Akaluso, C and Khan, S. Successful Anesthetic Management of an Infant with Antley Bixler Syndrome Presenting for Cranial Reconstruction. American Society of Anesthesiology Annual Meeting, 2017.

Khan, S, Ekeoduru, R, Wadhwa, N and Tariq. Ethical Dilemma in an Unstable Patient with Non-survivable Traumatic Brain Injury Presenting for an Emergent Exploratory Laparotomy. American Society of Anesthesiology Annual Meeting, 2017.

Tariq, S, Ekeoduru, R, Khan, S and Wadhwa, N. Successful Use of an Air-q LMA for an Unanticipated Difficult Intubation in an Infant with Desbuquois Syndrome. American Society of Anesthesiology Annual Meeting, 2017.

Anderson, K, Bartz-Kurycki, M, Matuszczak, M and Ekeoduru, R. Thinking Outside the (Check)Box: Evaluating Sustainable Surgical Safety Checklist Performance. American Pediatric Surgical Association Annual Meeting, 2018.

Chu, Minh, Ekeoduru, R, Roy, S. Airway Management in Infant with Acute Respiratory Distress from Cystic Lymphadenitis. Pediatric Society of Anesthesiology Annual Meeting, March 2018.

Ekeoduru, R, Akaluso, C. Challenging Airway: Anesthetic Management of Pediatric Patient with Complete Bronchial Obstruction Secondary to Malignancy. American Society of Anesthesiology Annual Meeting, 2018.

Ekeoduru, R, White, D. Infant on ECMO Presenting for Endovascular Embolization for Newly Diagnosed Vein of Galen Malformation. American Society of Anesthesiology Annual Meeting, 2018.

 

Refereed Original Articles in Journals:

Khan S, Ekeoduru, RA, Tariq, S.Traumatic Tracheobronchial Laceration Causing Complete Tracheal Resection: Challenges of Anesthetic Management  A A Case Rep 8(4): 70-71, 2018. doi: 10.1213/XAA.0000000000000426. PMID: 28195860

Ekeoduru RA, Greives MR, Nesrsta EA. Challenging Airway Secondary to Purpura Fulminans with Face and Neck Bullae in a Premature Infant: A Case Report. A A Case Rep 8(4): 70-71, 2017. doi: 10.1213/XAA.0000000000000426. PMID: 28195860

Ekeoduru RA, Aijazi HM, Graham-Carlson AD.A Behavioral Disturbance Causing Sudden Respiratory Distress in a 3-Year Old After Tracheocutaneous Fistula Closure.  A A Case Rep 9(1): 13-15, 2017.  doi: 10.1213/XAA.0000000000000512. PMID: 28410258

Lunstroth R and Ekeoduru R. Re-framing “The Patient’s Best Interest”: The Weight of the Caregiver: A Case Report.  Amer J Bioethics, 2018.  (Accepted for publication Sep 2017)

 

Chapters:

Ekeoduru RA, Doerr H: Physics of Anesthesia Machine Breathing Systems. Basic Anesthesiology Examination Review, Williams GW, Williams ER eds.  Oxford University Press, 2016.  41-50.

(For a comprehensive list of publications, please refer to the faculty CV)