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Jemiel Nejim, MD

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About Dr. Nejim

Dr. Jemiel Nejim is a board certified anesthesiologist. He has specialized training 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.



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


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


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


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


University of California, Los Angeles


Santa Clara Valley Medical Center


University of California, San Francisco


University of California, San Francisco

State Licensure


English, Arabic, Spanish

For My Patients

Publications by Dr. Nejim

Selected Journal Articles


Research Interests

Ultrasound use in acute situations

Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

HSS has a long history of supporting appropriate relationships with industry because they advance HSS's mission to provide the highest quality patient care, improve patient mobility, and enhance the quality of life for all, and to advance the science of orthopedic surgery, rheumatology, and their related disciplines through research and education.

Below are the healthcare industry relationships reported by Dr. Nejim as of January 22, 2024.

  • Tranquil Mind Healing - Ownership Interest

HSS and its physicians make this information available to patients and the public, thus creating a transparent environment for those who are interested in this information. Further, the HSS Conflicts of Interest and Commitment Policy prohibits physicians from collecting royalties on products they develop that are used on patients at HSS.

Patients should feel free to ask their HSS physicians questions about these relationships.