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Jacques T. Ya Deau, MD, PhD


About Dr. Ya Deau

Dr. Jaques T. Ya Deau is a board certified anesthesiologist at Hospital for Special Surgery.

With more than 20 years of experience in surgical anesthesia for orthopedics, perioperative pain management, and research, Dr. Ya Deau directs the Department of Anesthesiology, Critical Care & Pain Management’s Clinical Research Division, emphasizing advancing regional anesthesia for orthopedic patients.


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


American Medical Association
American Society of Anesthesiologists
American Society of Regional Anesthesia
International Anesthesia Research Society
New York State Society of Anesthesiologists


Diplomate, American Board of Anesthesiology, 1995
Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners, 1991


Medical School: AB Harvard College, Cambridge, MA, Summa cum Laude Degree in Biology
PhD, Rockefeller University, US
Cornell University Medical College, US
Residency: The New York Hospital, Department of Anesthesiology, US
Fellowship: The New York Hospital, Clinical Research Fellow in Anesthesiology, US

State Licensure



Publications by Dr. Ya Deau

Selected Journal Articles

YaDeau JT, LaSala VR, Paroli L, Kahn RL, Jules-Elysee KM, Levine DS, Wukovits BL, Lipnitsky JY.  Clonidine and analgesic duration after popliteal fossa nerve blockade: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study.  Anesth Analg 2008; 106:1916-20.

Liu S.  Gordon, MA, Shaw P, Wilfred S. Shetty T, YaDeau JT.  Prospective clinical registry of ultrasound guided regional anesthesia for ambulatory shoulder surgery.  Anesth Analg 2010; 111:617-23.

YaDeau JT,  Liu SS, Rade MC, Marcell D, Liguori GA.   Performance Characteristics and Validation of the Opioid-Related Symptom Distress Scale for Evaluation of Analgesic Side Effects after Orthopedic Surgery.  Anesth Analg 2011;113:369-377.

Rade MC, YaDeau JT,  Ford C, Reid, C.  Postoperative delirium in elderly patients after elective hip or knee arthoplasty performed under regional anesthesia. HSS Journal 2011;7:151-6.

YaDeau JT, Casciano M, Liu SS, Edmonds CR, Gordon M, Stanton J, John R, Shaw PM, Wilfred SE, Stanton M.  Stroke, regional anesthesia in the sitting position, and hypotension: A review of 4169 ambulatory surgery patients.  Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine 2011; 36: 430-435.

YaDeau JT, Paroli L, Kahn R, Jules-Elysee KM, Liu SS, Lin E, Powell K, Buschiazzo VL, Wukovits B, Roberts MM, Levine DS.  Addition of pregabalin to multimodal analgesic  therapy following ankle surgery: a randomized double-blind, placebo controlled trial. Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine 2012; 37:303-307.

Ya Deau JT, Liguori GA, Zayas VM. The Incidence of Transient Neurologic Symptoms After Spinal Anesthesia with Mepivacaine. Anesth Analg 2005 September; 101: 661-5.

Ya Deau JT, Cahill JB, Zawadasky MW, Sharrock NE, Bottner F, Morelli CM, Kahn RL, Sculco TP. The Effects of Femoral Nerve Blockage in Conjunction with Epidural Analgesia After Total Knee Arthroplasty. Anesth Analg 2005 September; 101: 891-5.

For more publications, please see the PubMed listing.


Clinical Trials

Inactive Clinical Trials

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.

Below are the healthcare industry relationships reported by Dr. YaDeau as of November 22, 2019.

  • Anesthesia and Analgesia - Editorial Board
  • Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine - Editorial Board

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.

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

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