Jemiel A. Nejim, MD

Dr. Jemiel Nejim is a board certified anesthesiologist who further specializes in critical care medicine with an emphasis on cardiovascular disease. He trained entirely on the west coast and upon completion of his training at the University of California San Francisco, he attended in the operating rooms there. 

Being a California explant, Dr. Nejim exudes calm even when faced with challenging situations. Dr. Nejim's other interests include echocardiography and the use of ultrasound in acute situations.


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



Edith and Karl Lasky Award 2007
HHMI-NIH research scholar 2006


Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists
Society of Critical Care Medicine
American Society of Anesthesiology


Ultrasound guided regional anesthesia
Management of the Difficult Airway
Transesophageal Echcardiography
Transthoracic Echocardiography


Arabic, Spanish

Insurances Accepted

Affinity Access
Blue Cross HMO POS
Blue Cross PPO
Blue Cross Pathway
Blue Cross Pathway Enhanced
Emblem Selectcare
United Healthcare
United Healthcare Compass

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University of California, Los Angeles


Santa Clara Valley Medical Center


University of California, San Francisco


University of California, San Francisco

State Licensure

California, New York

Selected Publications

Nejim, J and Tang, J. Intraoperative Application of Transesophageal Echocardiography in Acute Trauma Resuscitation: A Case Report. Submitted.

Nejim, J and Liu, L. Coagulation and Coagulopathy Made Easy. Current Reviews in Anesthesiology. Submitted.

Nakamura, R et. al. A cell-based method for screening RNA-protein interactions: Identification of CTE-interacting proteins. Nucleic Acids Research. 2012

Nejim, J et. al. Neutropenia Immediately After Inducing General Anesthesia. Journal of Critical Care 2010: 25 (3):e22.

Tegeder, I et al. GTP-cyclohydrolase, the rate-limiting enzyme in tetrahydrobiopterin biosynthesis, regulates pain sensitivity and persistence. Nature Medicine 2006 Nov;12(11):1269-77.

Max, MB et al. A Clinical Genetic Method to Identify Mechanisms by which Pain Causes Depression and Anxiety. Molecular Pain 2006 Apr 19;2:14.

For more publications, please see the PubMed listing.

Research Interests

Ultrasound use in acute situations
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Contact Information

Office Locations

Hospital for Special Surgery
535 East 70th Street
New York, NY 10021

Tel: 212.606.1206
Fax: 212.517.4481

Mailing Address

Hospital for Special Surgery
535 East 70th Street
New York, New York 10021

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