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Albert J. Varon, M.D., MHPE, FCCM

Información general

Albert J. Varon, M.D., MHPE, FCCM

Contacto

Idiomas

  • English
  • Spanish

Certificaciones

  • American Board of Anesthesiology-Critical Care Medicine
  • American Board of Anesthesiology

Especialidades

  • Anesthesiology
  • Critical Care Medicine-Anesthesiology

Puestos

  • Miller Professor and Vice Chair for Education
    Chief of Anesthesiology, Ryder Trauma Center

Intereses de
investigación

  • Trauma Anesthesiology
  • Critical Care
  • Resuscitation
  • Health Professions Education

 

Educación

2009 MHPE
University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine
1985 Fellowship
University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital
1984 Residency
University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital
1982 Internship
University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital
1980 MD
La Salle University School of Medicine

Publicaciones

  • Espinosa M, Banks S, Varon AJ. Vascular cannulation. In: O’Donnell JM, Nacul FE, editors. Surgical Intensive Care Medicine. 3rd ed. New York: Springer, 2016: 37-46.
  • Varon AJ. Heroes behind closed doors: Orlando trauma team a model of preparedness during tragedy. American Society of Anesthesiologists Newsletter, 2016;80(10):32-34.
  • Diez C, Varon AJ. Anesthetic management of the burn patient. Curr Anesthesiol Rep 2016;6:16-21.
  • Behrens V, Dudaryk R, Nedeff N, Tobin JM, Varon AJ. The Ryder cognitive aid checklist for trauma anesthesia. Anesth Analg 2016;122:1484-1487.
  • Galvagno SM, Smith CE, Varon AJ, et al. Pain management for blunt thoracic trauma: A Joint Practice Management Guideline from the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma and Trauma Anesthesiology Society. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2016;81:936–951.
  • McCunn M, Dutton RP, Dagal A, Varon AJ, Kaslow O, Kucik CJ, Hagberg CA, McIsaac JH 3rd, Pittet JF, Dunbar PJ, Grissom T, Vavilala MS. Trauma, Critical Care, and Emergency Care Anesthesiology: A New Paradigm for the "Acute Care" Anesthesiologist? Anesth Analg 2015;121:1668-1673.
  • Varon AJ, Hagberg CA. The need for a Trauma Anesthesiology Director at Level I Trauma Centers. American Society of Anesthesiologists Newsletter, 2015;79(6):10-12.
  • Van De Velde M, Diez C, Varon AJ. Obstetric hemorrhage. Curr Opin Anaesthesiol 2015;28:186-190.
  • Dudaryk R, Hess AS, Varon AJ, Hess JR. What is new in the blood bank for trauma resuscitation. Curr Opin Anaesthesiol 2015;28:206-209.
  • Diez C, Conti B, McCunn M, Aboutanos MB, Varon AJ. Penetrating biventricular cardiac injury in a trauma patient: Heart versus machete. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 2015;29:797-805.
  • Espinosa M, Varon AJ. Complications of Anesthesia. In: Cohn SM, Dolich M, editors. Complications in Surgery and Trauma. 2nd ed. Boca Raton: CRC Press, 2014: 35-46.
  • Varon AJ. Trauma Anesthesia. ASA Refresher Courses Lectures in Anesthesiology 2014;42(1):154-162.
  • Davis JS, Rodriguez LI, Quintana OD, Varas R, Pizano L, Namias N, Varon AJ, Schulman CI. Use of a warming catheter to achieve normothermia in large burns. J Burn Care 2013;34:191–195.
  • McNeer RM, Varon AJ. Pitfalls of hemodynamic monitoring in trauma patients. Anesthesiology Clin 2013;31:179–194.
  • Grissom T, Varon AJ. Airway management controversies. American Society of Anesthesiologists Newsletter, 2013;77: 12-14.
  • Talarico JF, Varon AJ, Banks S, Berger J, Pivalizza EG, Medina-Rivera G, Rimal J, Davidson M, Dai F, Qin L, Ball RD, Loudd C, Schoenberg C, Wetmore AL, Metro DG. Emotional intelligence and relationship to resident performance: a multi-institutional study. J Clin Anesth 2013;25:181-7.
  • Tobin JM, Varon AJ. Emergency management of the trauma airway. J Clin Anesth 2013;25:605-7.
  • Tobin JM, Grabinsky A, McCunn M, Pittet JF, Smith CE, Murray M. Varon AJ. A checklist for trauma and emergency anesthesia. Anesth Analg 2013;117:1178-1184.
  • Varon AJ. Perioperative cardiac monitoring (Commentary). In: Cohn SM, Brower ST, editors. Surgery: Evidence-Based Practice. USA, PMPH, 2012.
  • Diez C, Varon AJ. Airway management. In: Varon AJ, Smith CE (editors). Essentials of Trauma Anesthesia. Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2012: 28-42.
  • Banks S, Varon AJ. Vascular cannulation. In: Varon AJ, Smith CE (editors). Essentials of Trauma Anesthesia. Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2012: 55-65.
  • McNeer R, Varon AJ. Monitoring the trauma patient. In: Varon AJ, Smith CE (editors). Essentials of Trauma Anesthesia. Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2012: 116-129.
  • Pierre E, Varon AJ. Anesthetic management of the burn patient. In: Varon AJ, Smith CE (editors). Essentials of Trauma Anesthesia. Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2012:253-262.
  • Varon AJ, Smith CE (editors). Essentials of Trauma Anesthesia. Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2012.
  • Varon AJ, McCunn M. The need for a Trauma Anesthesia curriculum: First steps. American Society of Anesthesiologists Newsletter, 2012;76: 38-39.
  • Tobin JM, Varon AJ. Update in trauma anesthesiology: Perioperative resuscitation management. Anesth Analg 2012;115:1326-33.
  • Cobas MA, Paparcuri G, De La Peña M, Cudemus G, Barquist E, Varon AJ. Use of fenoldopam intravenous infusion in critically ill patients with early renal dysfunction. Cardiovasc Ther 2011;29:280-284.
  • Banks S, Varon AJ. Burn injury, Chemical. In: Fleisher LA, Roizen MF, editors. Essence of Anesthesia Practice. 3rd ed. Philadelphia: Elsevier, 2011:57.
  • Banks S, Varon AJ. Burn injury, Flame. In: Fleisher LA, Roizen MF, editors. Essence of Anesthesia Practice. 3rd ed. Philadelphia: Elsevier, 2011:60.
  • Diez C, Varon AJ. Burn injury, Electrical. In: Fleisher LA, Roizen MF, editors. Essence of Anesthesia Practice. 3rd ed. Philadelphia: Elsevier, 2011:58-59.
  • Espinosa M, Varon AJ. Metformin (Glucophage). In: Fleisher LA, Roizen MF, editors. Essence of Anesthesia Practice. 3rd ed. Philadelphia: Elsevier, 2011:618.
  • Varon AJ, Civetta JM. Of course the emperor has no clothes. (Letter). Crit Care Med 2010;38:1228-1229.
  • Cobas M, Candiotti K, Varon AJ. Prehospital intubations and mortality: A level one trauma center perspective. (Letter). Anesth & Analg 2010;110:1509.
  • Banks S, Varon AJ. Vascular cannulation. In: O’Donnell JM, Nacul FE, editors. Surgical Intensive Care Medicine. 2nd ed. New York: Springer. 2010.
  • Cobas M, De La Peña MA, Manning R, Candiotti K, Varon AJ. Prehospital intubations and mortality: A level one trauma center perspective. Anesth & Analg 2009;109:489-93.
  • Diez C, Varon AJ. Airway management and initial resuscitation of the trauma patient. Curr Opin Crit Care; 2009
  • Ranasinghe J, Lewis MC, Varon AJ. The impact of an exam oriented didactic lecture series during CA3 year on the ABA written examination performance. Anesth & Analg 2009;108:S-110.
  • Cobas M, Varon A, Arheart K, Lewis M, De LA Pena MA, Lubarsky D. USMLE: Predictor of In-Training Examination Performance in Anesthesiology? Anesth & Analg 2008;106:S-96.
  • Cobas M, Varon A, Arheart K, De LA Pena MA, Crescimone N, Lubarsky D. Type of internship and ITE performance: Does it matter? Anesth & Analg 2008;106:S-94.
  • McNeer R, Bohorquez, J, Varon A, Ozdamar O, Barach P. A new paradigm for the design of audible alarms that convey urgency information. J Clin Monit 2007;21:353-363.
  • Cobas M, Varon AJ. Anesthesia complications. In: Cohn SM, editor. Complications in Surgery and Trauma. New York: Taylor & Francis, 2006: 1-15.
  • Abouelenin KH, Pierre E, Varon AJ. Early application of continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) in hypoxemic patients with blunt chest trauma. Chest 2006;130:213S-214S.
  • Sanui M, King DR, Feinstein AJ, Varon AJ, Cohn SM, Proctor KG. Effects of arginine vasopressin during resuscitation from hemorrhagic hypotension after traumatic brain injury. Critical Care Med 2006;34:433-438.
  • McNeer R, Bohorquez, J, Varon A, Ozdamar O, Barach P. Analysis of monitor alarm efficiency in the operating room. Anesth & Analg 2006;102:S167.
  • McNeer R, Bohorquez, J, Senders J, Varon A, Ozdamar O, Barach P.A Strategy for the design and validation of priority-encoded auditory alarm signals. Anesth & Analg 2005; 100; S194
  • Varon AJ, Ferris CG, Cohn SM, Manning RJ, Barquist ES. Use of fenoldopam intravenous infusion in critically ill patients with early renal dysfunction. Anesthesiology 2005;103:A295
  • Pierre EJ, Martin P, Frohock J, Varon AJ, Barquist ES. Lumbar epidural morphine versus patient-controlled analgesia morphine in patients with multiple rib fractures. Anesthesiology 2005;103:A289.
  • Sanui M, Cohn SM, King DR, Feinstein AJ, Varon AJ, Proctor KG. Vasopressin during resuscitation from traumatic brain injury. Anesthesiology 2004;101:A414.
  • Sanui M, Cohn SM, King DR, Feinstein AJ, Varon AJ, Proctor KG. A role for vasopressin during resuscitation of traumatic shock. NATO Research and Technology Organization publication RTO-MP-HFM-109, 2004.
  • Crookes BA, Cohn SM, Bonet H, Burton EA, Nelson J, Majetschak M, Varon AJ, Linden JM, Proctor KG. Building a better fluid for emergency resuscitation of traumatic brain injury. J Trauma 2004;57:547-554.
  • Pierre E, Lee JY, Varon AJ, Lopez P, Cohn SM. Cardiac events in the elderly trauma patient. Crit Care Med 2003;31:A49.
  • Houghton D, Cohn S, Schell V, Cohn K, Varon A. Routine daily chest radiography in patients with pulmonary artery catheters. Am J Crit Care 2002;11:261-265.
  • Bonet H, Varon AJ. Inotropic actions of novel adenosine A2a agonist after traumatic brain injury (TBI). Crit Care Med 2002;30:A39.
  • Varela JE, Varon AJ. Vascular cannulation. In: O’Donnell JM, Nacul FE, editors. Surgical Intensive Care Medicine. Norwell: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2001: 37-49.
  • Desjardins G, Varon AJ. Airway management for penetrating neck injuries. The Miami experience. Resuscitation, 2001;48: 71-75.
  • Varon AJ, Cohn SM, Brown M, Desjardins G, Varela J, Duncan R: Clinical practice impact of multiple parameter telemetry in trauma intensive care unit patients. Crit Care Med 1999;27:A111.
  • Varon AJ, Kirton OC, Civetta JM. Physiologic monitoring of the surgical patient. In: Schwartz SI, editor. Principles of Surgery. 7th ed. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1999: 485-509.
  • Jacque JJ, Varon AJ. Concepts of Anesthesia. In: McKenney M, Mangonon P, and Moylan J, editors. Understanding Surgical Disease. Boston: Little Brown, 1998:395-402.
  • Windsor J, Varon AJ. Timing fracture repair in patients with severe brain injury. J Trauma 1998;45:1103.
  • Civetta J, Hudson-Civetta J, Namias N, Kirton O, Gomez E, Herman M, Lynn M, Martin L, Varon A, Sleeman D, McKenney M, Shatz D, Byers P, Augenstein J, Ginzburg E: Do sicker surviving trauma patients take longer to recover? Can recovery be shortened? Crit Care Med 1998;26:A124
  • Hudson-Civetta J, Civetta J, Kirton O, Gomez E, Herman M, Lynn M, Martin L, Varon A, Sleeman D, McKenney M, Shatz D, Byers P, Augenstein J, Ginzburg E, Saunders S: Mitigating increased severity of illness in trauma patients. Crit Care Med 1998;26:A94.
  • Civetta J, Kirton O, Hudson-Civetta J, Gomez E, Herman M, Lynn M, Martin L, Varon A, Sleeman D, McKenney M, Shatz D, Byers P, Augenstein J, Ginzburg E, Saunders S: Decreased costs and shortened stay in sicker trauma patients treated to prevent ischemia-reperfusion injury. Crit Care Med 1998;26:A48.
  • Desjardins G, Varon AJ. The initial intrahospital resuscitation of the patient with head trauma. In: Abrams KJ, Grande CM, editors. Trauma Anesthesia and Critical Care of Neurological Injury. Armonk: Futura Publishing, 1997:95-120.
  • Varon AJ. Hemodynamic monitoring: Arterial and pulmonary artery catheters. In: Civetta JM, Taylor RW, Kirby RR, editors. Critical Care. 3rd ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1997: 847-865.
  • Desjardins G, Varon AJ. Do you really want the surgeon to take care of the airway? (Letter) Can J Anaesth 1996;43:1181-1182.
  • Civetta JM, Varon AJ. Teaching medical students in the intensive care unit: Building houses with no foundation. (Letter). Crit Care Med 1995;23:1934-1935.
  • Civetta JM, Varon AJ. Teaching medical students in the intensive care unit: An idea whose time has come–or gone? Crit Care Med 1995;23:432-433.
  • Varon AJ. (Book Review). Trauma Anesthesia and Critical Care. Anesthesiology 1994;80:964-965.
  • Varon AJ, Hudson-Civetta JA, Civetta JM, Yu M. Preoperative intensive care unit consultations: Accurate and effective. Crit Care Med 1993;21:234-239.
  • Varon AJ, Hudson-Civetta JA, Civetta JM, Yu M. Preoperative intensive care unit consultations: Accurate and effective. Excerpta Medica. Critical Illness 1993;2:3.
  • Varon AJ, Civetta JM. Physiologic monitoring of the surgical patient. In: Schwartz SI, editor. Principles of Surgery. 6th ed. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1993: 489-512.
  • Varon AJ, Civetta JM. Hemodynamic monitoring. In: Greenberg J, editor. Handbook of head and spine trauma. New York: Marcel Dekker, 1993: 173-190.
  • Varon AJ. Hemodynamic monitoring: Arterial and pulmonary artery catheters. In: Civetta JM, Taylor RW, Kirby RR, editors. Critical Care. 2nd ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1992: 255-270.
  • Varon AJ. Methemoglobinemia and pulse oximetry. Crit Care Med 1992;20:1363-1367.
  • Kirton OC, Varon AJ, Henry RP, Civetta JM. Flow-directed, pulmonary artery catheter-induced pseudoaneurysm: Urgent diagnosis and endovascular obliteration. Crit Care Med 1992;20:1178-1180.
  • Varon AJ, Morrina J, Civetta JM. Clinical utility of a colorimetric end-tidal carbon dioxide detector in cardiopulmonary resuscitation and emergency intubation. J Clin Monit 1991;7:289-293.
  • Varon AJ, Morrina J, Civetta JM. Clinical utility of a colorimetric end-tidal carbon dioxide detector in emergency intubation. Anesthesiology 1990;73:A413.
  • Varon AJ, Morrina J, Civetta JM. Use of colorimetric end-tidal carbon dioxide monitoring to prognosticate immediate resuscitation from cardiac arrest. Anesthesiology 1990;73:A412.
  • Varon AJ, Civetta JM. Hemodynamic monitoring. In: Berk JL, Sampliner JE, editors. Handbook of Critical Care.3rd ed. Boston: Little Brown, 1990: 89-123
  • Varon AJ, Civetta JM. Hemodynamic monitoring. In: Berk JL, Sampliner JE, editors. Handbook of Critical Care.3rd ed. Boston: Little Brown, 1990: 89-123
  • Civetta JM, Varon AJ, Yu M, Hudson-Civetta JA. Accuracy of structured ICU consultations. Crit Care Med 1989;17:S87.
  • Varon AJ, Anderson HB, Civetta JM. Desaturation noted by pulmonary artery catheter oximeter after methylene blue injection. Anesthesiology 1989;71:791-794.
  • Szeinfeld M, Deepika K, Lurie CR, Klose J, Varon A. Sciatic nerve: Assessment of the block in the gluteal region. Anesthesiology 1986;65:A211.

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