Surgical Safety and Sleep Apnea: The World of Anesthesiology

Thursday, January 13, 2022

7:00 PM EST | 6:00 PM CST | 5:00 PM MST | 4:00 PM PST

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Tammarie Heit, DDS



Carrie Doll


Samuel DeMaria Jr., MD


How safe are you or your patients to have surgery under general anesthesia right now? How does undiagnosed sleep apnea affect the safety under anesthetic? How is the ability to have surgery sooner and less expensive in an outpatient clinic affected by sleep apnea? Get the answers to these and more questions on our next live broadcast with expert transplant anesthesiologist and researcher Dr. Sam DeMaria Jr.

Samuel DeMaria Jr., MD, is the vice chair for research in the department of anesthesiology, perioperative, and pain medicine at The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York City, NY. He holds the dual appointment of professor in his home department as well as the department of otolaryngology. Dr. DeMaria did his residency at Mount Sinai, where he was a chief resident. Since that time, he has served in numerous leadership roles for the department, including as a residency program director, simulation center codirector, and division chief for liver transplantation. His research interests center around clinical trials and patient-centered perioperative outcomes, as well as simulation-based education and performance studies. He has authored nearly 100 publications, edited several textbooks, and received research and teaching awards for his work in the department.

Join this live broadcast and participate with your questions and comments. This will enrich the conversation and help further professional interest in this important area.

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