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Ron E. Samet

Ron E. Samet M.D.

Academic Title: Assistant Professor
Primary Appointment: Anesthesiology
Additional Title(s): Director, Program in Regional Anesthesiology
Location: Shock Trauma, T1R77
Phone: 410-328-2628
Fax: 410-328-3138

Personal History:

Ron Samet, graduated Yale Medical School in 2001, completed an anesthesiology residency at Robert Wood Johnson Hospital in New Jersey and a trauma anesthesiology fellowship at the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center. Seeking to offer trauma patients better analgesic options, he taught himself ultrasound-guided regional anesthesia in 2006 and developed particular expertise in peripheral nerve blocks for trauma patients.

Ron is currently an assistant professor of anesthesiology at the University of Maryland School of Medicine since 2006. He was appointed the Director of the Program in Regional Anesthesiology in 2007, has published on peripheral nerve blocks in trauma patients, and has recently founded and directs the University of Maryland Regional Anesthesia Service for general patients and trauma victims. Dr. Samet has lectured and led over 50 ultrasound guided regional anesthesia talks and workshops both nationally and internationally.

Research Interests:

  • Peripheral nerve blocks in trauma patients
  • Perioperative point-of-care ultrasonography

Clinical Speciality:

  • Trauma Anesthesiology
  • Regional Anesthesiology