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David Strum, MD

David Strum, MD Physician

Dr. Strum is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Anesthesiology and Critical Care

Programs & Centers:

Description of Clinical Expertise

Right heart failure
Thoracic anesthesia
Neuroanesthesia
CNS effects of low dose anesthesia and sedation

Practice Locations and Appointments

  • Anesthesia

    Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania 6 Dulles 3400 Spruce Street Philadelphia, PA 19104 800-789-PENN (7366)

    A facility of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Memberships

American Society of Anesthesiologists, National Canadian Operations Research Society, International Institute for Operations Research and the Management (INFORMS), International International Anesthesia Research Society, International Society of Critical Care Medicine, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Strum is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Research

Description of Research Expertise:

Operations research
Scheduling of surgical services
Modeling of surgical procedure times
Capacity planning for surgical services
Advances time series analyses for surgical services

Selected Publications:

Strum, DP: JAMA Book Review: The ESC Textbook of Intensive and Acute Cardiac Care, 1st Edition; edited edited by Marco Tubaro, Nicolas Danchin, Gerasimos Filippatos, Patrick Goldstein, Pascal Vranckx, and Doron Zahger. JAMA 307 (3): 308-9,2012.

Strum DP, Vargas LG: Comparing Mathematical Distributions as Models for Length of Stay in a Cardiac Intensive Care Unit Critical Care Medicine 39 (12): A137,2012.

Strum DP, Vargas LG: Modelling length of stay in cardiac critical care using the lognormal distribution Proceedings of the Society of Critical Care Medicine : A120,2011.

Roumani YF, May JH, Vargas LG, Strum DP: Comparing methods for classification with imbalanced data: an illustrative application to an intensive care unit (ICU). Annals of Operations Research : 2011.

Strum DP, Vargas LG: Testing Mathematical Distributions to Model Length of Stay in a Cardiac Intensive Care Unit Anesthesiology : A350,2011.

May JH, Spangler WE, Strum DP, Vargas LG: The surgical scheduling problem: current research and future opportunities. Production and Operations Management 10 : 1-14,2011.

Strum DP: JAMA Book Review: Cottrell and Young's Neuroanesthesia, 5th edition JAMA 305 (19): 2014,2011.

Strum DP. Vargas LG: Length of stay in a cardiac intensive care unit is well modelled by a lognormal distribution. Anesthesiology A1592 : A1592,2010.

Strum DP, Vargas LG: Turnover times among surgeries: a comparison of the normal and lognormal models. CORS/INFORMS International Meeting Abstracts, Toronto, Ontario : MA-11,2009.

Schonberger, Strum, Moore, Thomson:: Letter to the editor: Observations on Surgical Demand Time Series: Detection and Resolution of Holiday Variance (RE: “Observations on Surgical Demand Time Series: Detection and Resolution of Holiday Variance” Anesthesiology 111 (1): 1,2009.

Academic Contact Info

6 Dulles
3400 Spruce Street
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, PA 19104-4283
Phone: (215) 662-7832
Patient appointments: 800-789-PENN (7366)

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