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Naomi Dong, MD


About Dr. Dong


Dr. Naomi Dong is a board certified anesthesiologist who completed her anesthesia residency at St. Lukes-Roosevelt Hospital Center in New York City. She served as Chief Resident during her final year of residency before completing a pediatric anesthesia fellowship at the Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia. 

She joins Hospital for Special Surgery staff as an assistant attending anesthesiologist with a special focus in pediatric regional anesthesia and acute pain management.


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Assistant Attending Anesthesiologist, Hospital for Special Surgery
Clinical Instructor in Anesthesiology, Weill Cornell Medical College


American Society of Anesthesiologists
Society for Pediatric Anesthesia


Basic Life Support (BLS)
Advanced Cardiac Life Support  (ACLS)
Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS)
Pediatric Advance Life Support (PALS)
Pediatric Anesthesiology


University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, VA, 2006


Department of Internal Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, Richmond, VA, 2007


Department of Anesthesiology, St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York, NY, 2010


Department of Pediatric Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, 2011

State Licensure



Publications by Dr. Dong

Selected Journal Articles

J. Wasnick, Z. Hillel, A. Nicoara, D. Kramer, S. Littwin, Ready to Practice:  Cardiac Anesthesia and Basic TEE, submitted to McGraw Hill Publishers 2010, contributing author

“Molecular genetic characterization of the distal NKC recombination hotspot and putative murine CMV resistance control locus,” AA. Scalzo, R. Wheat, C. Dubbelde, L. Stone, P. Clark, N. Dong, J. Stoll, WM. Yokoyama, MG. Brown; Immunogenetics. 2003 Sep;55(6):370-8.

For more publications, please see the PubMed listing.

Selected Presentations

“Early Detection of a Pressure Ulcer in a Patient with Continuous Femoral and Sciatic Nerve Blockade,” N. Dong, A. Ganesh, A. Quadeer, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. To be presented at the Society for Pediatric Anesthesia Meeting, San Diego, CA, April 2011

“Difficult Airway Management in an Infant with Subglottic Stenosis,” N. Dong, F. Resta-Flarer, St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center. Presented at American Society of Anesthesiologists Meeting, San Diego, CA, October 2010

“An Unexpected Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass Complication,” N. Dong, J. Castro, St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center. Presented at American Society of Anesthesiologists Meeting, San Diego, CA, October 2010

“Anesthetic Challenge of PHACES Syndrome in an Infant during Laser Surgery,” N. Dong, V. Hrdlicka, St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center. Presented at American Society of Anesthesiologists Meeting, New Orleans, LA, October 2009 and Society for Pediatric Anesthesia Meeting, Jacksonville, FL, March 2009

“Multidisciplinary Management of a Child with Recurrent Cystic Hygroma,” N. Dong, F. Resta-Flarer, V. Hrdlicka, St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center. Presented at American Society of Anesthesiologists Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, October 2009


Research Interests

Pediatric regional anesthesia and acute pain management

Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

One of the goals of HSS is to advance the science of orthopedic surgery, rheumatology, and related disciplines for the benefit of patients. Physicians at HSS may collaborate with outside companies for education, research and medical advances. HSS supports this collaboration in order to foster medical breakthroughs; however HSS also believes that these collaborations must be disclosed.

As part of the disclosure process, this website lists physician collaborations with outside companies. The disclosures are provided by information provided by the physician and other sources and are updated regularly. Further information may be available on individual company websites.

As of November 14, 2019, Dr. Dong reported no relationships with healthcare industry.

By disclosing the collaborations of HSS physicians with industry on this website, HSS and its physicians make this information available to their patients and the public, thus creating a transparent environment for those who are interested in this information. Further, the HSS Conflicts of Interest Policy does not permit physicians to collect royalties on products developed by him/her that are used on patients at HSS.