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Cardiac Anesthesiologist, Department of Anesthesia

Professor, UC Department of Anesthesia



Board Certified

My Biography & Research

Clinical Interests

Anesthesia for congenital cardiac disease; anesthesia equipment and monitoring

Research Interests

Anesthesia equipment and monitoring; regional anesthesia in children; outcomes after anesthesia in children

Academic Affiliation

Professor, UC Department of Anesthesia

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My Education

MD: University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, OK, 1982.

Residency: Barnes Hospital, St. Louis, MO, 1985.

Fellowship: Children's Hospital National Medical Center, Washington, DC, 1986.

Certification: Anesthesiology, 1986 (Recertified 2000).

My Publications

Comparison of Intranasal Dexmedetomidine and Oral Pentobarbital Sedation for Transthoracic Echocardiography in Infants and Toddlers: A Prospective, Randomized, Double-Blind Trial. Miller, JW; Ding, L; Gunter, JB; Lam, JE; Lin, EP; Paquin, JR; Li, BL; Spaeth, JP; Kreeger, RN; Divanovic, A; et al. Anesthesia and Analgesia. 2018; 126:2009-2016.