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

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Karel Riha, M.D.

Assistant Professor

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Education and Post-Graduate Training

  • M.D., Charles University, Faculty of Medicine, Prague, Czechoslovakia
  • Internship, University Hospital, Torino, Italy
  • Anesthesiology Residency, Department of Anesthesia & Intensive Care, Usti General Hospital, Prague Czechoslovakia
  • Anesthesiology Residency, Department of Cardiovascular Anesthesia, IKEM, Prague, Czechoslovakia
  • Fellow, Department of Cardiovascular Anesthesiology & Intensive Care, Broussals Hospital, Paris, France

Professional Experience

  • Liver Transplant Team, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Department of Anesthesiology, Houston, Texas, 1998 – Present
  • Assistant Professor, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Department of Anesthesiology, Houston, Texas, 1993 – Present
  • Attending Anesthesiologist, Memorial Hermann Hospital, Houston, Texas,1993 – Present
  • Attending Anesthesiologist, Lyndon B. Johnson General Hospital, Houston, Texas, 1993 – Present
  • Visiting Assistant Professor, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Department of Anesthesiology, Houston, Texas, 1991 – 1993
  • Attending Anesthesiologist, Memorial Hermann Hospital, Houston, Texas, 1991 – 1993
  • Attending Anesthesiologist, Lyndon B. Johnson General Hospital, Houston, Texas, 1991 – 1993
  • Staff Member, Broussals Hospital, Department of Cardiovascular Anesthesiology & Intensive Care, Paris, France, 1990 – 1991

Certification

  • Anesthesiology Board Certified, Prague, Czechoslovakia
  • Certified in Cardiovascular & Transplant Anesthesia, Institute for Postgraduate Medical Education, Prague, Czechoslovakia
  • Fellowship Certificate in Cardiovascular Anesthesia, University of Paris, Department of Cardiovascular Anesthesia, Hospital Bourssals, Paris, France

Professional Organizations

  • American Society of Anesthesiologists
  • Texas Society of Anesthesiologists
  • European Society of Anesthesiologists

Selected Publications

  1. Anesthesia and Immune Systems:  Anesthesiology:  A Comprehensive Study Guide, McGraw-Hill, 1996.
  2. Author of Anesthesia for Patients…..:  Neurosurgical Manual, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston,1996
  3. Author PJ 10, page 5-20, 5-21:  European Association of Cardiothorasic Anesthesia Vienna, Austria, 1990
  4. Hemodymanic profile and anesthetic pitfalls:  Anesthesiology, Vol. 22/21, Prague, Czechoslovakia, 1989

Lectures

  • Department of Cardiovascular Anesthesia, Ikem Hospital, Prague, Czech Republic
  • Rijskhospitalet, Oslo, Norway

Faculty Biography

Karel Riha, M.D.
  • Karel Riha, M.D.
    Assistant Professor
  • The University of Texas Medical School at Houston
    6431 Fannin Street, MSB 5.020
    Houston, Texas 77030
  • e-mail: Karel.Riha@uth.tmc.edu