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

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Roy Sheinbaum, M.D.

Professor, Program Director, Cardiovascular Anesthesia

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Education and Post-Graduate Training

  • University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
  • M.D., University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
  • Rotating Internship, University of Toronto, Toronto General Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Anesthesia Residency, University of Toronto, Toronto General Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Cardiothoracic and Vascular Fellow, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas

Professional Experience

  • Professor, Department of Anesthesiology, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston School, Houston, Texas, 2010 – Present
  • Director Cardiovascular and Thoracic Fellowship Program, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston School, 2001 – Present
  • Director, Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesiology, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston School, Houston, Texas, 2000 – Present
  • Associate Professor, Department of Anesthesiology, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston School, Houston, Texas, 1999 – 2010
  • Attending Anesthesiologist, Memorial Hermann Hospital, Houston, Texas, 1999 – Present
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesiology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, 1994 – 1999
  • Instructor, Department of Anesthesiology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, 1993 - 1994
  • Attending Anesthesiologist, Methodist Hospital, Houston, Texas, 1994 – Present
  • Clinical Associate, Princess Margaret Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, 1987 – 1988

Certification

  • American Board of Anesthesiology, 9/94
  • Fellow Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons, 6/19/93
  • Anesthesia Boards, Canada, 6/4/92

Professional Organizations

  • American Society of Anesthesiologists
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons
  • Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists
  • Society of Critical Medicine
  • Texas Society of Anesthesiologists

Honors and Awards

  • Dean’s Teaching Award, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston School, Department of Anesthesiology, 2006 – 2007
  • Outstanding Instructor, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston School, Department of Anesthesiology, 2000 – 2004
  • Golden Apple Award, Baylor College of Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology, Houston, Texas, 1997 – 1999
  • Dean H. Morrow Award, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, 1996

Grant Support

  • Co-Investigator. Use of Autologous Platelet Rich Plasma in Aortic Surgery. Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center; PI:  Shao Feng Zhou, M.D., $30,000; 2009 – Present
  • Principle Investigator.  Fenoldopam use in Patients at High Risk for Renal Dysfunction Undergoing CABG.  Neurex Pharmaceuticals, $4,500; 2003
  • Principle Investigator.  Renal Protection in TAAA Surgery.  Elan Pharmaceuticals, $7,500; 2003
  • Principle Investigator.  Effects of Zoniporide on Perioperative Cardiac Events in High Risk Subjects Undergoing Noncardiac Vascular Surgery. Pfizer Inc., $120,000; 2003

Selected Publications

  1. Zhou S, Estrera A, Sagun D, Ignacio C, Panthayi S, Safi H, Sheinbaum R:  Autologous platelet rich plasma (aPRP) impact on clinical outcome by reducing transfusion requirements in ascending aortic surgery with deep hypothermia circuit arrest (DHCA).  Anesth Analg 112:SCA 45 Suppl. 2011.
  2. Zhou SF, Ignacio CS, Panthayi S, Marasigan B, Sheinbaum R: Impact of autologous platelet rich plasma transfusion on clinical outcome in ascending aortic surgery with deep hypothermic circulatory arrest. International Regional Anesthesia, 2010.
  3. Keyhani K, Miller CC 3rd, Estrera AL, Wegryn T, Sheinbaum R, Safi HJ:  Analysis of motor and somatosensory evoked potentials during thoracic and thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm repair.  J Vas Surg 49:36-4441, 2009.
  4. Estrera AL, Sheinbaum R, Miller CC, Azizzadeh A, Walkes JC, Lee TY, Kaiser L, Safi HJ: Cerebrospinal fluid drainage during thoracic aortic repair: safety and current management. Ann Thorac Surg 88:9-15, 2009.
  5. Zhou SF, Estrera AL, Ignacio C, Panthayi S, Safi H, Miller C, Sheinbaum R:  Autologous platelet rich plasma transfusion reduces blood product requirements in ascending aortic aneurysm repair with profound hypothermia.  Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists, 2009.
  6. Sheinbaum R, Estera AL, Chuang AZ, Ignacio C, Panthayi S, Li T, Safi H, Zhou SF:  Autologous platelet rich plasma transfusion reduces intra-operative blood product requirements in thoracic abdominal aortic aneurysm repair.  Accepted.  American Society of Anesthesiologists, 2009.
  7. Zhou SF, Estrera AL, Li T, Ignacio C, Panthayi S, Chuang AZ, Safi H, Sheinbaum R:  Impact of autologous platelet rich plasma transfusion on clinical outcomes in descending thoracic abdominal aortic aneurysm repair. American Society of Anesthesiologists, 2009.
  8. Sheinbaum R, Hammer GB, Benumof JL: Separation of the Two Lungs. Benumof’s Airway Management 2nd Ed, 2007.
  9. Pivalizza EG, Ekpenyong UU, Sheinbaum R, Warters RD, Estrera AL, Saggi BH, Mieles LA. Very early intraoperative cardiac thromboembolism during liver transplantation. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 20(2):232-5, 2006.
  10. Huynh TT, Miller CC, Estrera AL, Mohamed SG, Hassoun HT, Sheinbaum R, Porat EE, Safi HJ. Correlations of cerebrospinal fluid pressure with hemodynamic parameters during thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm repair. Ann Vasc Surg 19(5):619-24, 2005.
  11. Estrera AL, Garami Z, Miller CC, Sheinbaum R, Huynh TT, Porat EE, Allen BS, Safi HJ. Cerebral monitoring with transcranial Doppler ultrasonography improves neurologic outcome during repairs of acute type A dissection.  J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 129(2):277-85, 2005.

Visiting Professorships

  • Anesthesia for Aortic Surgery. Rabin Medical Center, Petah Tikva, Israel, April 2010.
  • Visiting Professor: Anesthesia and Organ Protection for TAAA, Israel Cardiovascular Surgical Meeting, Tel Aviv, Israel, September 2007.
  • Visiting Professor: Anesthesia for Ascending Arch Aneurisms, Rabin Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel, September 2007.
  • Visiting Professor. Anesthesia for Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery, TEE in the OR, Organ Protection During TAAA. Zhongshan Hospital, Fudan University, Shanghai, China, June 2005.
  • Visiting Professor. Chinese Medical Association. Bejing, China, June 2005.
  • TEE and the Aorta, MD Anderson TEE Workshop, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, August 2005.
  • Visiting Professor. Anesthetic Management of TAAA’s; Modern Management for CEA’s. Singapore General Hospital, Singapore, April 2004.

Scientific Presentations

  • Anesthetic Principles for Major Vascular Surgery, (Keynote Lecture to Taiwan delegation of Anesthesiologists), MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, May 2007.
  • TEE advances for the Aorta, MD Anderson Workshop, MD Anderson Cancer, Houston, Texas, August 2006.
  • Anesthesia for Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, February 2006.
  • TEE Evaluation of the Aorta, MD Anderson TEE Workshop, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, August 2004.

Invited Lectures

  • Anesthesia Advances in TAAA:  Grand Rounds, Anzhen Hospital, Beijing, China, April 2009.
  • Anesthetic Principles for Major Vascular Surgery, (Keynote Lecture to Taiwan Delegation of Anesthesiologists), MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, May 2007.

Symposiums

  • Update on Aortic Surgery – Blood Conservation and Haemostasis in Aortic Surgery, Liverpool Aortic Surgery Symposium, Liverpool, England, 2011.
  • Transfusion Impact on Morbidity and Mortality in TAAA; Houston Aortic Symposium, Houston Texas, March 2010.
  • Spinal Cord Monitoring and Protection in TAAA; Liverpool Aortic Surgery Symposium, Liverpool, England, June 2009.
  • Blood conservation in PHCA; Use of Autologous PRP:  5th Five Continent International Symposium on Cardiovascular Diseases, Beijing, China, April 2009.
  • PRP Utilization in Patients Undergoing PHCA: Houston Aortic Symposium, Houston, Texas, April 2008.

Workshops

  • TEE for the Aorta: MD Anderson TEE Workshop, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, March 2010.
  • TEE for Dissection and Aneurism, MD Anderson TEE Workshop, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 2009.
  • Update on TEE for the Aorta: 4th Annual MD Anderson TEE Workshop, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, November 2007.
  • TEE Advances for the Aorta, MD Anderson Workshop, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, August 2006.

 

Faculty Biography

Roy Sheinbaum, M.D.
  • Roy Sheinbaum, M.D.
    Professor, Program Director, Cardiovascular Anesthesia
  • Department of Anesthesiology
  • The University of Texas Medical School at Houston
    6431 Fannin Street, MSB 3.020
    Houston, Texas 77030
  • phone: (713) 500-6253
    fax: (713) 500-0000
    e-mail: Roy.Sheinbaum@uth.tmc.edu