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Jemiel Nejim, MD


Jemiel Nejim, MD

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

Tel: 212.606.1206
Fax: 212.517.4481
Hospital for Special Surgery
535 East 70th Street
New York, NY 10021

Tel: 212.606.1206
Fax: 212.517.4481

Dr. Jemiel Nejim is a board certified anesthesiologist. He has specialized training in in critical care medicine with an emphasis on cardiovascular disease. Dr. Nejim trained and practiced at the University of California, San Francisco before joining the Department of Anesthesiology, Critical Care & Pain Management at HSS.

Dr. Nejim's other interests include echocardiography and the use of ultrasound in acute situations. He has co-authored several pieces of research on the use of point-of-care ultrasound (PoCUS) in the perioperative setting.

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



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


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


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


English, Arabic, Spanish

Insurance Information

Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO HMO POS
Blue Cross Blue Shield Pathway
Blue Cross Blue Shield Pathway Enhanced
Emblem Selectcare
Oxford Medicare
United Healthcare
United Healthcare Compass

Please do not hesitate to contact our office if you have questions regarding your insurance coverage. You may still have coverage subject to the availability of 'out-of-network' benefits.


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 et al. Diagnosis of Intraabdominal Fluid Extravasation After Hip Arthroscopy With Point-of-Care Ultrasonography Can Identify Patients at an Increased Risk for Postoperative Pain. (2017.) Anesthesia & Analgesia (124)3; 791-799. 

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