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Max Kelz, MD

Max Kelz, MD Physician

David E. Longnecker Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Associate Professor

Dr. Kelz is employed by Penn Medicine.

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Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Anesthesiology

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Anesthesiology, 2005

Description of Clinical Expertise

Anesthesiology

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Amerihealth Caritas
  • Amerihealth Caritas Medicare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • Clover Health Plan
  • 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
  • Keystone First Medicare
  • 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

Medical School: Yale University
Residency: Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Memberships

American Society of Anesthesiologists, National Association of University Anesthesiologists, National International Anesthesia Research Society, International Pennsylvania Society of Anesthesiologists, Local Sleep Research Society, International Society for Anesthesia and Sleep Medicine, National Society for Neuroscience in Anesthesia and Critical Care, National Society for Neuroscience, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Kelz is employed by Penn Medicine.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.

Research

Description of Research Expertise:

Molecular Mechanisms of Anesthetic Action
Neurobiology of Sleep Wake Regulation
Mouse Genetics
Molecular Biology
Anesthetic pharmacology

Selected Publications:

Mashour GA, Kelz MB: Systems Neuroscience: The Exciting Journey to Oblivion. Current Biology 28 (5): R223-4,2018.

Shortal Brenna P, Reitz Sarah L, Aggarwal Adeeti, Meng Qing C, McKinstry-Wu Andrew R, Kelz Max B, Proekt Alex: Development and validation of brain target controlled infusion of propofol in mice. PLoS one 13 (4): e0194949,2018.

Wasilczuk AZ, Maier KL, Kelz MB: The Mouse as a Model Organism for Assessing Anesthetic Sensitivity Methods in enzymology 602 : 211-228,2018.

McKinstry-Wu A, Carspecken CW, Proekt A, Kelz MB: Xenon Anesthesia and CT: Noninvasive Measures of Brain Anesthetic Concentration Methods in enzymology 602 : 289-98,2018.

Richardson Andrew G, Liu Xilin, Weigand Pauline K, Hudgins Eric D, Stein Joel M, Das Sandhitsu R, Proekt Alexander, Kelz Max B, Zhang Milin, Van der Spiegel Jan, Lucas Timothy H: Hippocampal gamma-slow oscillation coupling in macaques during sedation and sleep. Hippocampus : 2017.

Blain-Moraes Stefanie, Tarnal Vijay, Vanini Giancarlo, Bel-Behar Tarik, Janke Ellen, Picton Paul, Golmirzaie Goodarz, Palanca Ben J A, Avidan Michael S, Kelz Max B, Mashour George A: Network Efficiency and Posterior Alpha Patterns Are Markers of Recovery from General Anesthesia: A High-Density Electroencephalography Study in Healthy Volunteers. Frontiers in human neuroscience 11 : 328,2017.

Maier Kaitlyn L, McKinstry-Wu Andrew R, Palanca Ben Julian A, Tarnal Vijay, Blain-Moraes Stefanie, Basner Mathias, Avidan Michael S, Mashour George A, Kelz Max B: Protocol for the Reconstructing Consciousness and Cognition (ReCCognition) Study. Frontiers in human neuroscience 11 : 284,2017.

Wasilczuk AZ, Proekt A, Kelz MB, McKinstry-Wu AR.: High-density Electroencephalographic Acquisition in a Rodent Model Using Low-cost and Open-source Resources J Vis Exp. 117 : e54908,2016.

Erickson RL, Terzi MC, Jaber SM, Hankenson FC, McKinstry-Wu A, Kelz MB, Marx JO.: Intraperitoneal Continuous-Rate Infusion for the Maintenance of Anesthesia in Laboratory Mice (Mus musculus) J Am Assoc Lab Anim Sci. 55 (5): 548-57,2016.

Gardner B, Strus E, Meng QC, Coradetti T, Naidoo NN, Kelz MB, Williams JA.: Sleep Homeostasis and General Anesthesia: Are Fruit Flies Well Rested after Emergence from Propofol? Anesthesiology 124 (2): 404-16,2016.

Academic Contact Info

3620 Hamilton Walk,
John Morgan Building - Room 334

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 573-8208
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)

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