Joseph P. Previte, MD, FAAP

Director, Anesthesia Information and Communication Services

Academic Affiliation

Associate Professor

Phone 513-636-4408

Fax 513-636-7337


Fetal surgery anesthesia; liver transplant anesthesia; spine and neuro-surgery; medical information system management

Joseph Previte, MD, FAAP, performs all types of pediatric anesthesia, except cardiac. He is also part of the Fetal Anesthesia Care Team, Spine Surgery Care Team and Bariatric Team, and he is the neurosurgery champion for the Department of Anesthesia.

Dr. Previte is interested in information technology in the health care setting and manages and directs several IT projects in the Department of Anesthesia. He is currently directing the implementation of Centricity, a perioperative-wide (from the preoperative evaluation through the postoperative note) computerized documentation system tailored for the anesthetic care of the pediatric patient. This system will be integrated with a perioperative-wide documentation system.

MD: West Virginia University School of Medicine, Morgantown, WV, 1989.

Internship: West Virginia University Medical Center, Morgantown, WV, 1990.

Residency: The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 1993.

Fellowship: The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, 1993.

Certification: Anesthesiology, 1995.

View PubMed Publications

Meyer M, Previte JP. Aspiration Pneumonitis in Children. Complications in Anesthesia, 2nd Edition. 2007 641-43.

Robinson M, Previte JP. Complications of EXIT Procedure. Complications in Anesthesia, 2nd Edition. 2007 607-10.

Previte JP. Information and communication system implementation in anesthesia. Int Anesthesiol Clin. 2006 Winter;44(1):179-97. Review.

Wu J, Previte JP, Adler E, Myers T, Ball J, Gunter JB. Spontaneous ignition, explosion, and fire with sevoflurane and barium hydroxide lime. Anesthesiology. 2004 Aug;101(2):534-7.

Cook-Sather SD, Liacouras CA, Previte JP, Markakis DA, Schreiner MS. Gastric fluid measurement by blind aspiration in paediatric patients: a gastroscopic evaluation. Can J Anaesth. 1997 Feb;44(2):168-72.