Life as a critical care and adult cardiothoracic anesthesiology clinical fellow in Boston

Finished With The Texas Initial Physician Licensure Application

I started the process of filing for my Texas initial physician license back on October 20, 2018. Today I finally completed this...

Surgical Steps In Heart Transplantation

Orthotopic heart transplantations (OHTs) are some of my favorite procedures as a cardiothoracic anesthesiologist! After establishing general endotracheal anesthesia (GETA) with standard...

Texas Jurisprudence Exam

When I applied for my Massachusetts medical licensure, I never had to take a jurisprudence (JP) exam; however, Texas requires passing this...

United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) 2018 Heart Transplant Listing Guidelines Revision

Here's a table I created that summarizes the classification for patients awaiting a heart transplant. Gone are the days of "status 1A,...

Anesthesia For Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)

The overwhelming majority of anesthetics I provide for transcatheter aortic valve replacements (TAVR) are monitored anesthesia care (MAC) - sedation with an...


I'm a cardiothoracic anesthesiology fellow and double board certified intensivist and anesthesiologist at Harvard looking to improve medical education, diagnostics, and patient safety while promoting team-based, patient-centered care.