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Douglas S. Wetmore, MD


Anesthesiology
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Douglas S. Wetmore, 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. Douglas S. Wetmore is a board certified anesthesiologist at Hospital for Special Surgery, specializing in regional anesthesiology and anesthesiology for orthopedic surgery. Dr. Wetmore completed his residency at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai followed by a fellowship in Regional Anesthesiology and Acute Pain Medicine at Hospital for Special Surgery. Upon completion of his training, Dr. Wetmore worked as an Assistant Professor and Attending Anesthesiologist at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai before returning to HSS in 2017.

In addition to regional anesthesiology, Dr. Wetmore's academic interests include high fidelity medical simulation, perioperative point of care ultrasound (POCUS), and medical education.

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Appointments

Assistant Attending Anesthesiologist, Hospital for Special Surgery

Specialty

Special Expertise

Ultrasound guided regional anesthesia
Anesthesia for spine surgery
Point of care ultrasound (cardiac, lung, abdominal)

Awards

Attending Anesthesiologists' Award for Clinical Excellence, Hospital for Special Surgery 2015-2016
Outstanding Resident Educator in Anesthesiology, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai 2014-2015

Affiliations

American Society of Anesthesiologists
American Society of Regional Anesthesia
New York State Society of Anesthesiologists

Education

MD, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, 2011

Internship

Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, 2011-2012

Residency

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY, 2012-2015

Fellowship

Regional Anesthesiology and Acute Pain Medicine, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY, 2015-2016

Certification

American Board of Anesthesiology

State Licensure

New York

Selected Books/Chapters

Osborn I, Wetmore D. Asleep-Awake-Asleep Technique for Craniotomy. In: Rosenblatt WH, Popescu WM (eds.), Master Techniques in Upper and Lower Airway Management, Philadelphia, PA, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2015.

Selected Publications

Wetmore D, Goldberg A, Gandhi N, Spivack J, McCormick P, DeMaria S Jr. An embedded checklist in the Anesthesia Information Management System improves pre-anaesthetic induction setup: a randomised controlled trial in a simulation setting. BMJ Qual Saf. 2016;25:739-746.

For more publications, please see the PubMed listing.