The Department of Anesthesiology at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston
Department of Anesthesiology
The Department of Anesthesiology

Peter V. Killoran, M.D.

Assistant Professor


Education and Post-Graduate Training

  • Undergraduate Degree
    B.S., Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, 1989–1993
  • Graduate Degree
    M.S., University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon, 1998–2003
  • Medical Degree
    M.D., Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, New Hampshire, 2003–2007
  • Internship
    Internal Medicine, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, Texas, 2007–2008
  • Residency
    Anesthesiology, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, Texas, 2008–2011
  • Fellowship
    Cardiovascular Anesthesia Mini-Fellowship, Methodist Hospital, Dallas, Texas, 1991

Publications (selected)

  • Killoran, P.V., Shinker, J.J., and Bartlein P.J.: North American mid-continental aridity: atmospheric circulation, moisture flux, and surface water-and energy-balance controls. Abstracts of the American Geophysical Union, 1999.
  • Killoran, P.V.: Circulation controls of warm season precipitation for the Asian continent: implications for paleoclimatic reconstructions. Abstracts of the Association of Pacific Coast Geographers 62nd Annual Meeting, 1999.
  • Killoran, P.V. and Mock, C.J.: Synoptic climatic controls and spatial climatic variability in arctic and subarctic Asia. 29th Annual Arctic Workshop, Seattle, Washington, 1999.
  • Newby P., Killoran, P., Waldorf, M.R., Webb III, T., and Webb, R.S.: 11,500 years of sediment, vegetation, and water level changes at makepeace cedar swamp, southeastern Massachusetts. Quaternary Research 53:352-368, 2000.
  • Killoran, P.V. and Mock, C.J.: Analysis of modern climatic extremes in Asia: implications for paleoclimatic reconstructions. Program and Abstracts of the 16th Biennial Meeting of the American Quaternary Association, 2000.
  • Killoran, P.V., Bartlein, P.J., and Mock, C.J.: Circulation controls of temperature and precipitation patterns for the Asian continent. Abstracts of the AAG 96th Annual Meeting, 2000.
  • Shinker, J.J., Bartlein, P.J., and Killoran, P.V.: Intra-annual variability of North American climate, 2001. Proceedings of the 18th Annual Pacific Climate (PACLIM) Workshop.
  • Killoran, P.V., Maddukuri, V., Altamirano, A., Srikanth, S., Hagberg, C., and Cattano, D.: Use of a comprehensive airway assessment form to predict difficult mask ventilation. Anesthesiology A442, 2011.
  • Killoran, P.V., Maddukuri, V., Altamirano, A., Srikanth, S., Hagberg, C., and Cattano, D.: Impact of a comprehensive airway assessment form on prediction of the difficult airway. Anesthesiology A 1526, 2011.
  • Killoran, P.V., Maddukuri, V., Altamirano, A., Srikanth, S., Hagberg, C., and Cattano, D.: Impact of a comprehensive airway assessment form on resident education. Anesthesiology A1345, 2011.
  • Killoran, P.V., Opdahl, G.J., Matuszczak, M.: What comes after Fiberoptic intubation: combining advanced airway techniques in a pediatric difficult airway. Anesthesiology 2011.

Faculty Biography

Peter V. Killoran, M.D.
  • Peter V. Killoran, M.D.
  • Assistant Professor
  • The University of Texas Medical School at Houston
    6431 Fannin Street, MSB 5.020
    Houston, Texas 77030
  • phone: (713) 500-6200
    fax: (713) 500-0528
    e-mail: Peter.V.Killoran@uth.tmc.edu