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Beatrice M. Afrangui

Beatrice M. Afrangui M.D.

Academic Title: Clinical Assistant Professor
Primary Appointment: Anesthesiology
Location: UMMC, S11C
Phone: (410) 328-6120
Phone: (410) 328-6121

Personal History:

1985: B.S., Freie Universitaet Berlin, Berlin, Germany
1989: M.D., Freie Universitaet Berlin, Berlin, Germany
1988–1989: Internship, Freie Universitaet Berlin, Berlin, Germany
1989–1991: Krankenhaus Spandau, Departments of General Surgery, Emergency Medicine and Critical Care, Berlin, Germany
1991–1992: Residency, Washington Hospital Center, Department of Surgery, Washington, D.C.
1992–1995: Residency, University of Maryland Medical System, Department of Anesthesiology, Baltimore, Maryland
3/96-8/96: Fellow/Clinical Instructor in Neuroanesthesiology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland   
9/96-2/97: Fellow/Clinical Instructor in Obstetric Anesthesiology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland
3/97-Present: Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology, University of Maryland School of Medicine; Anesthesiologist, University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, Maryland

Research Interests:

  • Preoperative Evaluation and Preparation of Surgical Patients
  • Perioperative Glycemic Control
  • Perioperative Beta Blockade
  • Acute Postoperative Pain Management

Clinical Speciality:

  • Anesthesiology
  • Obstetric Anesthesiology
  • Neuro-Anesthesiology


Sprung J, Tabak J, Markowski (Afrangui) BM, Thomas P, Bourke DL. Resistance to injection may predict spinal catheter breakage. Anesthesiology 1994, Nov, 81(5):1296-8.

Afrangui, B, Malinow AM. Severe preeclampsia complicating mitral valve stenosis. Reg. Anesth Pain Med. 1998 Mar-Apr; 23(2):204-9.

Qiu C, Westbrook H, McCoy C, Afrangui B, Malinow A. Increasing the spinal dose of plain bupivacaine does not affect the onset or lower extent of sensory anesthesia but does affect onset and intensity of lower extremity motor block. Annual meeting of the American Society of Anesthesiology, Dallas, TX, October 1999.

Siddiqui S, Afrangui B, Malinow A. A parturient with severe bullous emphysema from intravenous drug abuse. Obstetric Anesthesia, p.138-142, v II, number 2, April 2002