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Max Kelz, MD

Max Kelz, MD Physician

David E. Longnecker Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care

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
  • 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

Medical School: Yale University
Medical School: Yale University School of Medicine
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:

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.

Drobish JK, Kelz MB, DiPuppo P, Cook-Sather SD: Case report: Emergence delirium with transient associative agnosia and expressive aphasia reversed by flumazenil in a pediatric patient Anesthesia & Analgesia Case Reports 11 (4): 148-150,2015.

McCarren HS, Chalifoux MR, Han B, Moore JT, Meng QC, Baron-Hionis N, Sedigh-Sarvestani M, Contreras D, Beck SG, Kelz MB: α2-Adrenergic Stimulation of the VLPO Destabilizes the Anesthetic State Journal of Neuroscience 34 (49): 16385-96,2014.

Han B, McCarren HS, O'Neill D, Kelz MB: Distinctive Recruitment of Endogenous Sleep-promoting Neurons by Volatile Anesthetics and a Nonimmobilizer Anesthesiology 121 (5): 999-1009,2014.

Jaber SM, Hankenson FC, Heng K, McKinstry-Wu A, Kelz MB, Marx JO: Dose regimens, variability, and complications associated with using repeat-bolus dosing to extend a surgical plane of anesthesia in laboratory mice. J Am Assoc Lab Anim Sci. 53 (6): 684-91,2014.

Academic Contact Info

3620 Hamilton Walk,
John Morgan Building - Room 334

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: 215 573-8208
Fax: 215 349-5078

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