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Wendy K Bernstein M.D., M.B.A.

Academic Title: Associate Professor
Primary Appointment: Anesthesiology
wbernstein@anes.umm.edu
Location: UMH S11C
Phone: (410) 328-6120
Phone: 410-328-9980
Fax: (410) 328-5531
Cell: 410-471-2568

Personal History:

Education

1985-1989: The Medical College of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, M.D.

1981-1985: University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, B.A. Biochemistry; Minor: Classical Studies (Latin).

Internship and Residencies

1996-1998: The Johns Hopkins University Hospital, Cardiac Anesthesia Fellowship, Department of Cardiac Anesthesia, Baltimore, Maryland.

1994-1997: The Johns Hopkins University Hospital, Department of Anesthesiology, Baltimore, Maryland.

1990-1992: North Shore University Hospital, Cornell University Medical College, Department of Surgery, Manhasset, New York, PGY2 and PGY3.

1989-1990: North Shore University Hospital, Cornell University Medical College, Department of Surgery, Manhasset, New York, PGY1.

Postdoctoral Training

1992-1994: Research and Clinical Fellow in Critical Care Medicine (Mentor- Bart Chernow, M.D.), Sinai Hospital of Baltimore (an affiliate of The Johns Hopkins University Hospital), Baltimore, Maryland.

Appointments

2002-present: Director, Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesiology, Department of Anesthesia, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland

2001-present: Director, Intraoperative Transesophageal Echocardiography Service, Department of Anesthesia, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland.

2000-present: Director, Cardiothoracic Anesthesia Fellowship, Division of Cardiothoracic Anesthesia, Department of Anesthesia, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland.

1999-present: Assistant Professor, Division of Cardiothoracic Anesthesia, Department of Anesthesia, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland.

1998-1999: Cardiac Anesthesiologist, Berks Anesthesia Associates, Inc. Reading, Pennsylvania.

1998: Instructor, Division of Cardiac Anesthesia, Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland.

1997-1998: Assistant, Division of Cardiac Anesthesia, Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland.

1992-1994: Critical Care Research Fellow, Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care, The Johns Hopkins University Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland.

1990-1992: Clinical Associate in Surgery, Cornell University Medical College, New York, New York

Research Interests:

TATRC: Telemedicine and Advanced Technologies Research Command
Associate Research Faculty/Consultant Research Study: ORF DAMD17-03-2-001
Date: 8/01/04 - 2/28/06
Park A (PI) (A.E. Park, M.D., FACS, FRCS(C)
Study: Operating Room of the Future
Subsection: Informatics Initiative 1
Funding: TATRC (sponsors)
Amount: $ 2,565,000.00


Publications:

Chapters in Books/Reviews

Goldsmith (Berstein) WK, Aduen J, and Chernow B. "Magnesium and calcium: keys to unlocking the dilemnas of cardiovascular disease." Critical Care State of the Art. Vol 14. Society of Critical Care Medicine, Fullerton, CA, 1993; 14: 169-206.

Bernstein WK, and Cooper DS. "Thyroid disorders: A critical care dilemma." In: Parillo JE, Bone RC (eds). Critical Care Medicine: Principles of Diagnosis and Management. Mosby, St. Louis, 1994, 1139-1154.

Bernstein WK, Aduen J, and Chernow B. "Adrenal Insufficiency." In: Parillo JE, and Bone RC (eds). Critical Care Medicine: Principles of Diagnosis and Management. Mosby, St. Louis, 1994, 1127-1137.

Chernow B, Aduen J, Bernstein WK, Wiese J: "Lactate: The ultimate blood test in critical care." Critical Care State of the Art. Vol 15. Society of Critical Care Medicine, Fullerton, CA 1995; 15: 253-268.

Bernstein WK. "Splenectomy". In: Roizen MF and Fleisher LA (eds). Esssence of Anesthesia Practice. W.B. Saunders Company, Philadelphia, PA 1996. 438.

Bernstein WK, Fleisher LA and Chernow B. "Priorities in critically ill patients requiring anesthetic care." In Coursin DB and Prough DS (eds). Problems in Anesthesia. Lippincott-Raven, Philadelphia. 1997. 277-288.

Fleisher LA and Bernstein WK. "Quality of life and patient satisfaction surrounding cardiovascular surgery." In: Kaplan JA (ed). Cardiac Anesthesia. W.B. Saunders Company Philadelphia. 1999. 1337-1345.

Journal Articles

Aduen J, Bernstein WK, Khastgir T, Miller J, Kerzner R, Bhatiani A, Lustgarten J, Bassin A, Davison L, and Chernow B. The use and clinical importance of a substrate-specific electrode for rapid determination of blood lactate concentrations: a multiexperiment study. JAMA 1994; 272: 1678-1685.

Bernstein WK, Khastgir T, Khastgir A, Hernandez E, Miller J, Schonfeld SA, Nissem JE, and Chernow B. Lack of effectiveness of magnesium in chronic stable asthma: a prospective, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled crossover trial in normal subjects and in patients with chronic stable asthma. Arch Int Med 1995; 155: 271-276.

Aduen J, Bernstein WK, Miller J, Kerzner R, Bhatiani A, Davison L, and Chernow B. Relationship between blood lactate concentrations and ionized calcium, glucose, and acid-base status in critically ill and noncritically ill patients. Crit Care Med 1995; 23: 246-252.

Jackson EV, Wiese J, Siegel B, Miller J, Bernstein WK, Kassel D, Aduen J, Bhatiani A, Kerzner R, Davidson L, Miller C and Chernow B. Effects of Crystalloid solutions on circulating lactate concentrations: Part 1. Implications for the proper handling of blood specimens obtained from critically ill patients. Crit Care Med 1997;

A. Reza Abrishamchian, Ivan George, Charles S. White, Wendy K. Bernstein, James M. Brown. Reoperative Aortic Valve Replacement Using Virtual Imaging Model.

Nagy P, George I, Caban J, Mezrich R, Klein R , Bernstein WK, Park A. Radio Frequency Identification Systems Technology in the Surgical Setting. Surgical Innovation vol12 No 3 (Sept) 200