Department of Anesthesiology - El Paso
Dr. Richard E. Siegelman, M.D. graduated from the University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas in 1980. He received his post graduate training in anesthesiology from Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. He did a fellowship in cardiac anesthesia and neuro-anesthesia at Georgetown University and is a diplomate of the American Board of Anesthesiology. He remained at Georgetown as a cardiac anesthesiologist and was the Director of the Cardiac Surgery Intensive Care Unit. He left Georgetown and became the Director of Anesthesia at San Jacinto Methodist Hospital in Baytown, Texas. In 2005 he joined TTUHSC as Clinical Associate Professor and is the Director of Cardiac Anesthesia.
Richard Siegelman, MD Clinical Associate Professor
CA-2 (First Rotation)
This initial four week rotation in cardiothoracic anesthesia introduces the resident to the general principles, physiology and pharmacology of diseases and procedures encountered in cardiothoracic surgery. The resident will gain experience in all phases of the care of the cardiothoracic surgical patient from diagnosis to surgery to postoperative care.
CA-2 (Second Rotation)
This second four week rotation in cardiothoracic anesthesia advances the resident‘s learning about advanced physiology and pharmacology of diseases as well as procedures encountered in cardiothoracic surgery. The resident will gain further experience in all phases of the care of the cardiothoracic surgical patient with increasing levels of responsibility.