Vivek Moitra, MD

Dr. Moitra is currently an Associate Professor of Anesthesiology at the Columbia University Medical Center in the Division of Critical Care, Chief of the Division of Critical Care in the Department of Anesthesiology and the Medical Director of the Cardiothoracic and Surgical Intensive Care Units. He is the Program Director of the Critical Care Medicine Fellowship program. He has an outstanding reputation as an educator, and has won several teaching awards. Dr. Moitra is recognized nationally for his research and scholarly activity and serves as a key leader for his specialty nationally in a number of areas: as an Oral Board Examiner and Question Writer, a member of the American Society of Anesthesiologists' Committee on Critical Care Medicine and holds important positions in the Society of Critical Care Medicine. His clinical and research interests include intraoperative resuscitation and the long-term outcomes of the chronically critically ill. His bibliography includes book chapters and manuscripts addressing the interactions of general anesthesia with co-morbidities in patients undergoing surgical procedures. He is an author of the internationally recognized 2015 guidelines for Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS).

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