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Michael S Avidan, MBBCh

Professor, Anesthesiology and Surgery
Head, Department of Anesthesiology
Chief, Division of Clinical and Translational Research

Specialty Areas

Anesthesiology
Critical Care Medicine

Board Certifications

Anesthesiology

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Anesthesiology

  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Education

Education

Fellowship: Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology and Adult Intensive Care: King's College Hospital, United Kingdom 2000
Residency: Anesthesiology and Intensive Care: University of Witwatersrand, South Africa 1996
MBBCh (MD equivalent): University of Witwatersrand, South Africa 1991

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Building a collaborative culture: Focus on psychological safety and error reporting.
Ridley CH, Al-Hammadi N, Maniar HS, Ben Abdallah A, Steinberg A, Bollini ML, Patterson GA, Henn MC, Moon MR, Dahl AB, Avidan MS
Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Jul 25; pii: S0003-4975(20)31208-X. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2020.05.152.

PMID:
    32721456
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Hydroxychloroquine as Postexposure Prophylaxis for Covid-19.
Avidan MS, Dehbi HM, Delany-Moretlwe S
N Engl J Med. 2020 Jul 15; 383pii: 10.1056/NEJMc2023617#sa1. doi: 10.1056/NEJMc2023617.

PMID:
    32668106
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Update to 'Deep-learning model for predicting 30-day postoperative mortality' (Br J Anaesth 2019; 123: 688-95).
Fritz BA, Abdelhack M, King CR, Chen Y, Avidan MS
Br J Anaesth. 2020 Aug; 125(2)e230-e231. doi: 10.1016/j.bja.2020.04.010.

PMID:
    32389391
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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No Brain Is an Island.
Guay CS, Avidan MS
Anesth Analg. 2020 Jun; 130(6)1568-1571. doi: 10.1213/ANE.0000000000004704.

PMID:
    32384346
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Association Between Preoperative Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Preoperative Positive Airway Pressure With Postoperative Intensive Care Unit Delirium.
King CR, Fritz BA, Escallier K, Ju YS, Lin N, McKinnon S, Avidan MS, Palanca BJ
JAMA Netw Open. 2020 Apr 1; 3(4)e203125. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.3125.

PMID:
    32310284
    [PubMed - in process]
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A Factored Generalized Additive Model for Clinical Decision Support in the Operating Room.
Cui Z, Fritz BA, King CR, Avidan MS, Chen Y
AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2019; 2019343-352.

PMID:
    32308827
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The Unbearableness of Being Light.
Fritz BA, Budelier TP, Ben Abdallah A, Avidan MS
Anesth Analg. 2020 Apr 16; doi: 10.1213/ANE.0000000000004814.

PMID:
    32304456
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A roadmap to advance delirium research: Recommendations from the NIDUS Scientific Think Tank.
Oh ES, Akeju O, Avidan MS, Cunningham C, Hayden KM, Jones RN, Khachaturian AS, Khan BA, Marcantonio ER, Needham DM, Neufeld KJ, Rose L, Spence J, Tieges Z, Vlisides P, Inouye SK, NIDUS Writing Group.
Alzheimers Dement. 2020 May; 16(5)726-733. doi: 10.1002/alz.12076.

PMID:
    32291901
    [PubMed - in process]
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A Qualitative Study of Perioperative Depression and Anxiety in Older Adults.
Abraham J, Meng A, Siraco S, Kannampallil T, Politi MC, Baumann AA, Lenze EJ, Avidan MS
Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2020 Mar 2; pii: S1064-7481(20)30241-4. doi: 10.1016/j.jagp.2020.02.010.

PMID:
    32234274
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Protocol for the Effectiveness of an Anesthesiology Control Tower System in Improving Perioperative Quality Metrics and Clinical Outcomes: the TECTONICS randomized, pragmatic trial.
King CR, Abraham J, Kannampallil TG, Fritz BA, Ben Abdallah A, Chen Y, Henrichs B, Politi M, Torres BA, Mickle A, Budelier TP, McKinnon S, Gregory S, Kheterpal S, Wildes T, Avidan MS, TECTONICS Research Group.
F1000Res. 2019; 82032. doi: 10.12688/f1000research.21016.1.

PMID:
    32201572
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Cognitive flexibility and persistent post-surgical pain: the FLEXCAPP prospective observational study.
Vila MR, Todorovic MS, Tang C, Fisher M, Steinberg A, Field B, Bottros MM, Avidan MS, Haroutounian S
Br J Anaesth. 2020 May; 124(5)614-622. doi: 10.1016/j.bja.2020.02.002.

PMID:
    32169255
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Preoperative Cognitive Abnormality, Intraoperative Electroencephalogram Suppression, and Postoperative Delirium: A Mediation Analysis.
Fritz BA, King CR, Ben Abdallah A, Lin N, Mickle AM, Budelier TP, Oberhaus J, Park D, Maybrier HR, Wildes TS, Avidan MS, Apakama G, Aranake-Chrisinger A, Bolzenius J, Burton J, Cui V, Emmert DA, Goswami S, Graetz TJ, Gupta S, Jordan K, Kronzer A, McKinnon SL, Muench MR, Murphy MR, Palanca BJ, Patel A, Spencer JW, Stevens TW, Strutz P, Tedeschi CM, Torres BA, Trammel ER, Upadhyayula RT, Winter AC, Jacobsohn E, Fong T, Gallagher J, Inouye SK, Schmitt EM, Somerville E, Stark S, Lenze EJ, Melby SJ, Tappenden J, ENGAGES Research Group.
Anesthesiology. 2020 Jun; 132(6)1458-1468. doi: 10.1097/ALN.0000000000003181.

PMID:
    32032096
    [PubMed - in process]
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Achieving balance with power: lessons from the Balanced Anaesthesia Study.
Spence J, Ioannidis JPA, Avidan MS
Br J Anaesth. 2020 Jan 20; pii: S0007-0912(19)31017-7. doi: 10.1016/j.bja.2019.12.027.

PMID:
    31973826
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Practical Training of Anesthesia Clinicians in Electroencephalogram-Based Determination of Hypnotic Depth of General Anesthesia.
Bombardieri AM, Wildes TS, Stevens T, Wolfson M, Steinhorn R, Ben Abdallah A, Sleigh J, Avidan MS
Anesth Analg. 2020 Mar; 130(3)777-786. doi: 10.1213/ANE.0000000000004537.

PMID:
    31880629
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Surgery and persistent cognitive decline: a commentary and an independent discussion.
Whitlock EL, Grisell Diaz-Ramirez L, Avidan MS
Br J Anaesth. 2020 Mar; 124(3)229-234. doi: 10.1016/j.bja.2019.10.020.

PMID:
    31839254
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A narrative review of electroencephalogram-based monitoring during cardiovascular surgery.
Kaiser HA, Hight D, Avidan MS
Curr Opin Anaesthesiol. 2020 Feb; 33(1)92-100. doi: 10.1097/ACO.0000000000000819.

PMID:
    31833865
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A cricket with no legs cannot hear.
Avidan MS
Anaesthesia. 2020 May; 75(5)567-569. doi: 10.1111/anae.14907.

PMID:
    31808146
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Critical appraisal of ENGAGES: cognitive dissonance and anesthesia research.
Wildes TS, Avidan MS
Ann Transl Med. 2019 Oct; 7(20)599. doi: 10.21037/atm.2019.09.48.

PMID:
    31807580
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Assessing method agreement for paired repeated binary measurements administered by multiple raters.
Wang W, Lin N, Oberhaus JD, Avidan MS
Stat Med. 2020 Feb 10; 39(3)279-293. doi: 10.1002/sim.8398.

PMID:
    31788847
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Association between postoperative complications and lingering post-surgical pain: an observational cohort study.
Willingham M, Rangrass G, Curcuru C, Ben Abdallah A, Wildes TS, McKinnon S, Kronzer A, Sharma A, Helsten D, Hall B, Avidan MS, Haroutounian S
Br J Anaesth. 2020 Feb; 124(2)214-221. doi: 10.1016/j.bja.2019.10.012.

PMID:
    31771788
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