• Clinical electives, like a mission trip, round out the training experience
  • RA&APM Fellowship adds MSK rotation
  • HSS anesthesiologists performed more than 40K procedures in 2016
  • Learn more about the Anesthesiology Research Division
  • Our novel cadaver lab helps anesthesia fellows learn regional nerve block techniques
  • The Global Health Initiative is changing anesthesiolgy abroad

Anesthesiology for Professionals

Visiting Professors

Visiting Professor Lecture Schedule

September 22, 2016
Rebecca Johnson, MD, Mayo Clinic
TXA Use in Elective Knee and Hip TJR: What, Why, and Why Not?

Visiting Professor, Dr. Becky JohnsonDr. Rebecca (Becky) Johnson, MD, a native of Hibbing, MN, is an Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. Dr. Johnson graduated from University of North Dakota in 2000 with a Master’s of Physical Therapy.  After working for three years as a physical therapist, she decided to pursue medicine and received her Doctorate of Medicine from Mayo Medical School (Class of 2007) in Rochester, MN.

After residency, Dr. Johnson was honored with a Mayo Foundation Scholar year where she completed both her fellowship in Regional Anesthesia as well as a clinical research post-doctoral certificate awarded from the Mayo Clinic Center for Clinical and Translational Science.

Dr. Johnson is among a select group of Mayo Clinic faculty to be appointed as a Health Care Delivery Scholar through the Robert D. and Patricia E. Kern Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery. Dr. Johnson’s clinical duties are balanced between inpatient and outpatient orthopedic surgical practices, as well as, obstetric anesthesia.  Her research interests include optimization of peri-operative care including anesthesia interventions and clinical pathways for patients undergoing joint replacement surgery.

November 10, 2016
Carol A. Mancuso, MD, FACP, Hospital for Special Surgery

Carol A. Mancuso, MDDr. Carol A. Mancuso, MD, is a general internist and clinical epidemiologist with specific interests in patient-centered clinical research and medical education.  As a clinical researcher, Dr. Mancuso focuses on treatment expectations and outcomes in patients with musculoskeletal conditions, and self-management and quality of life in patients with asthma.

Dr. Mancuso is actively involved in training physicians to be clinical researchers through her roles as an NIH-sponsored clinical mentor and the Co-Director of the Masters Degree Program in Clinical Epidemiology and Health Services Research at the Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences.

December 1, 2016
Miles H. Dinner, MD, Weill Cornell
Medical-Legal Ramifications for RA Practice

Miles H DinnerDr. Miles Dinner, MD, completed his medical degree at Cornell University Medical College in 1978. His clinical practice involves the care of adults in the full range of surgical subspecialties as well as infants and children in the specialty of pediatric anesthesiology for which he is the director.


December 8, 2016
Edward Mariano, MD, Stanford University
Academic Uses for Social Media

Dr. Ed Mariano, Visiting ProfessorAfter graduating from Georgetown University School of Medicine, Dr. Edward Mariano, MD, MAS, completed his anesthesiology residency and pediatric anesthesiology fellowship at Stanford University Medical Center and Lucile Packard Children's Hospital with emphases on clinical investigation and regional anesthesia and perioperative pain management for children.

Dr. Mariano joined the Department of Anesthesiology at the University of California, San Diego, in 2004, where he started UCSD’s current training program in Regional Anesthesia and earned his Masters Degree in clinical research. In 2010, Dr. Mariano returned to the Stanford community to serve as Chief of the Anesthesiology and Perioperative Care Service at the Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System.

Dr. Mariano’s clinical research interests include the development of techniques and patient care pathways to improve post-operative pain control and other surgical outcomes in adults and children.


From Research:

  1. Soffin EM, YaDeau JT. Enhanced recovery after surgery for primary hip and knee arthroplasty: a review of the evidence. Br J Anaesth. 2016 Dec;117(suppl 3):iii62-iii72.
  2. Soffin EM, YaDeau JT. Peripheral Nerve Catheters: Ready for a Central Role? Anesth Analg. 2017 Jan;124(1):4-6.
  3. Aiyer R, Barkin RL, Bhatia A, Gungor S. A systematic review on the treatment of phantom limb pain with spinal cord stimulation. Pain Manag. 2017 Jan;7(1):59-69.

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