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Francis Miller, MD

Francis Miller, MD Physician

Dr. Miller is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Clinical Specialties


  • Anesthesiology and Critical Care

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Anesthesiology, 1985

Practice Locations and Appointments

  • Anesthesia

    Penn Presbyterian Medical Center 223 Wright-Saunders 51 N. 39th Street Philadelphia, PA 19104

    A facility of Penn Presbyterian Medical Center

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • CVS Health
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan

Education and Training

Fellowship: University of Washington
Medical School: University of Washington
Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Graduate School: University of Washington
Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania


American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Society of Anesthesiologists, International Anesthesia Research Society, Pennsylvania Society of Anesthesiologists,

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Miller is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.


Selected Publications:

Miller FL: Anesthesia, 5th Edition on CD-ROM Anesthesia and Analgesia 94 : 236-238,2002.

Pearman M, et al (multi-institutional study): Single dose oral ondansetron prevents postoperative nausea and vomiting following inpatient surgery. Anesthesia and Analagesia : 1998.

Parmet JL, Horrow JC, Berman AT, Miller FL, Pharo G, Collins L.: The incidence of large venous emboli during total knee arthroplasty without pneumatic tourniquet use. Anesth Analg 87 : 439-444,1998.

Parmet JL, Colonna-Ramana P, Horrow JC, Miller FL, Gonzales J, Rosenberg H.: The laryngeal mask airway reliably provides rescue ventilation in the unanticipated difficult intubation/difficult ventilation scenario. Anesth Analg 87 : 661-665,1998.

Cheek TG, Samuels P, Tobin M, Gutsche BB: Normal saline I.V. fluid load decreases uterine activity in active labor. British Journal of Anaesthesia 77 (5): 632-635,1996.

Miller FL: Principles of Airway Management Anesthesia and Analgesia 82 : 1310-1311,1996.

Parmet JL, Miller FL, Cohen J, Berman AT: Heparin administration may decrease the release of large venous emboli during total knee arthroplasty. Anesthesiology 85 : A999,1996.

Parmet JL, Colonna-Romano P, Miller FL, Metz S, Gonzales JM, Pharo G, Essig KP, Martin S, Rosenberg H: The utility of retrograde intubation and transtracheal jet ventilation in the unexpected difficult intubation and difficult ventilation in an academic institution. Anesthesiology 85 : A979,1996.

Parmet JL, Metz S, Miller FL, Pharo G, Rosenberg H: Airway awareness week: a method of teaching alternative airway techniques. Anesthesiology 83 : A1123,1995.

Miller FL, Parmet JL, Horrow JC, Pharo G, Collins L.: Avoiding pneumatic tourniquet inflation reduces echogenic showers durng total knee arthroplasty. Anesthesiology 83 : A1112,1995.

Academic Contact Info

Department of Anesthesiology
University of Pennsylvania Medical Center - Presbyterian

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 662-9952
Fax: (215) 243-3234

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