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Robert R. Gaiser, MD

Robert R. Gaiser, MD Physician

Director, Obstetrical Anesthesiology and Critical Care
Vice Chair for Education
Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Dr. Gaiser is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

About Dr. Robert R. Gaiser

Recognized by Best Doctors in America 2005-2006, 2007-2008, 2009-2010, 2011-2012

Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Anesthesiology and Critical Care

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Anesthesiology, 1993

Description of Clinical Expertise

obstetric anesthesia

Practice Locations and Appointments

  • Anesthesia

    Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania 6 Dulles 3400 Spruce Street Philadelphia, PA 19104

    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: Columbia University
Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center
Residency: Massachusetts General Hospital
Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Memberships

American Board of Anestheisologists, National American Board of Anesthesiologists, National American Society of Anesthesiologists, National American Society of Regional Anesthesia, Annual Meeting Host 2009, Society of Obstetrical Anesthestia and Perinatology, National Society for Education in Anesthesia, Society of Obstetric Anesthesia & Perinatology, National Society of Obstetrical Anesthesia and Perinatology, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Gaiser 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

Selected Publications:

Gaiser RR: Labor epidurals and outcome Best Practice & Research. Clinical Anesthsiology 19 : 1-16,2005.

Gaiser R: Small Group Teaching is an Effective Means to Accomplish the Core Competencies Anesth A1220 : 2005.

Gaiser RR: Do Not Become a Match Violator AUA Update : 5-7,2005.

Gaiser RR: Do Not Become a Match Violation AUA Update : 5-7,2005.

Gaiser RR, Berkowitz D, Chou D.: Epidural blood patch in a patient taking enoxaparin. J Clin Anesth 16 : 366-8,2004.

Gaiser RR, McHugh M, Cheek T, Gutsche BB: Predicting Prolonged Fetal Heart Rate Deceleration Following Intrathecal Fentanyl/Bupivacaine Anesthesiology (A1232): 2004.

Gaiser RR: The epidural test dose in obstetric anesthesia: It is not obsolete. J Clin Anesth 15 : 474-7,2003.

Mannes AJ, Martin BM, Yung HV, Keller JM, Lewin S, Gaiser RR, Iadarola MJ: Cystatin C as a cerebrospinal fluid biomarker for pain in humans. Pain 102 : 251-6,2003.

Gaiser R: Changes in the Provision of Anesthesia for Parturient Undergoing Cesarean Section Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology 46 : 646-56,2003.

Academic Contact Info

7 Dulles
3400 Spruce Street
4283

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 662-3773

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