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John G. Augoustides, MD

John G. Augoustides, MD Physician

Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Dr. Augoustides is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Anesthesiology and Critical Care

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Anesthesiology, 1999

Clinical Expertise:

  • Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology

Description of Clinical Expertise

Cardiovascular anesthesia

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

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • 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
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan

Education and Training

Medical School: University of Cape Town
Residency: Levingstone Hospital, South Africa
Residency: Groote Schuur Teaching Hospitals, South Africa
Residency:
Residency: Graduate Hospital
Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Memberships

American Heart Association, National American Society of Anesthesiologists, National American Society of Echocardiography, National International Anesthesia Research Society, International Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Augoustides 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.

Research

Description of Research Expertise:

Clinical outcome research in cardiovascular anesthesia and critical care

Selected Publications:

Augoustides JG, Weiss SJ, Ochroch AE, Weiner J, Mancini J, Savino JS, Cheung AT: Analysis of the Interatrial Septum by Transesophageal Echocardiography in Adult Cardiac Surgical Patients: Anatomic Variants and Correlation with Patent Foramen Ovale J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 19 : 146-149,2005.

Augoustides JG, Fleisher LA: Randomized controlled trials of aprotinin in cardiac surgery: using clinical equipoise to stop the bleeding. (commentary) Clinical Trials 2 : 14-15,2005.

Augoustides JG, Bowe E, Fragneto RA, Herrera E, Jameson L, Petrozza P, Wallace M, Young D: Anesthesiology Continuing Education: 2005 Question Booklet (Issue 2A); 2005 Answers, Discussions and Reference List (Issue 2A) American Society of Anesthesiologists Publications Department ACE : 2005.

Augoustides JC, Hosalkar HH, O'Reardon JP, Kofke WA, Datto CJ: Customized anesthetic preservation of ictal threshold in electroconvulsive therapy: Role of adjunctive remifentanil with etomidate J ECT 21 (2): 128-131,2005.

Augoustides JG, Horak J, Ochroch AE, Vernick WJ, Gambone AJ, Weiner J, Pinchasik D, Kowalchuk D, Savino JS, Jobes DR: A Randomized Controlled Clinical Trial of Real-Time Needle-Guided Ultrasound for Internal Jugular Venous Cannulation in a Large University Department J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 19 : 310-315,2005.

Augoustides JG, Watcha S, Rock T, Pochettino A, Jobes D: Evaluation of Early Tracheal Extubation in Adults Undergoing Single Lung Transplantation for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Anesth Analg 100 : 97,2005.

Kohl B, Augoustides JG, Giberson S, Bavaria JE, Pochettino A: Color Flow Doppler Recognition of Intraoperative Brachiocephalic Malperfusion during Protocol-Based Repair of Acute Type A Aortic Dissection Anesth Analg 100 : 105,2005.

Augoustides JG, Culp K, Ochroch EA, Milas BL: Total suppression of cerebral activity by thiopental mimicking propofol infusion syndrome: a fatal common pathway (letter in reply) Anesth Analg 100 : 1864-1865,2005.

Augoustides JG, Ochroch EA: Pro: Inhaled Prostaglandin as a Pulmonary Vasodilator Instead of Nitric Oxide J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 19 : 400-402,2005.

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Academic Contact Info

680 Dulles Building
Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce Street

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 662-7631
Fax: (215) 349-8133
Patient appointments: 800-789-PENN (7366)

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