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

Faculty Biography

Compassionate Care While You Sleep


Carin A. Hagberg, M.D.

Joseph C. Gabel Professor and Chair
Department of Anesthesiology

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Education and Post-Graduate Training

  • St. Anselm’s College, Manchester, New Hampshire, 1978-1980
  • B.S., University of Massachusetts, Cum Laude, Amherst, Massachusetts, 1980-1982
  • M.D., The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, Texas, 1984-1988
  • C.B.A., American Society of Anesthesiologists, Certificate of Business Administration
  • Surgery Internship, Methodist Hospital, Dallas, Texas, 1988-1989
  • Anesthesiology Residency, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Parkland Memorial Hospital, Dallas, Texas,1989-1992
  • Chief Resident:  Anesthesiology, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Parkland Memorial Hospital, Dallas, Texas, 1991-1992
  • Cardiovascular Anesthesia Mini-Fellowship, Methodist Hospital, Dallas Texas, 1991
  • Neuroanesthesia Mini-Fellowship, Zale Lipshy University Hospital, Dallas, Texas, 1992

Professional Experience

  • Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology, Department of Anesthesiology, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, Texas, 1992 – 1998
  • Program Director, Undergraduate Education, Department of Anesthesiology, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, Texas, 1992 – 1996
  • Attending Anesthesiologist, Memorial Hermann Hospital, Houston, Texas, 1992 – Present
  • Attending Anesthesiologist, Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital, Houston, Texas, 1992 – Present
  • Director, Division of Neuroanesthesia, Memorial Hermann Hospital, Houston, Texas, 1992 – 1996, 2000 – 2008
  • Associate Medical Director, Operative Services, Memorial Hermann Hospital, Houston, Texas, 1994 – 1996
  • Director, Advanced Airway Management, Memorial Hermann Hospital, Houston, Texas, 1996 – Present
  • Program Director, Residency Education, Department of Anesthesiology, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, Texas, 1996 – 2000
  • Associate Professor of Anesthesiology, Department of Anesthesiology, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, Texas, 1998 – 2002
  • Medical Director of Perioperative Services, Memorial Hermann Hospital, Houston, Texas, 2000 – Present
  • Professor of Anesthesiology, Department of Anesthesiology, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, Texas, 2002 –  2005
  • Professor (Tenure), Department of Anesthesiology, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, Texas, 2005 – Present
  • Vice Chairman, Department of Anesthesiology, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, Texas, 2007 – 2008
  • Interim Chairman, Department of Anesthesiology, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston ,  Houston, Texas, January  2008 – July 2008
  • Chair, Department of Anesthesiology, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, Texas, July 2008 – Present
  • Joseph C. Gabel, Professor and Chair, November 2008 – Present

Certification

  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support, 2009
  • Certificate of Business Administration, 2007
  • Basic Disaster Life Support, 2006
  • Recertification, American Board of Anesthesiology, 2004
  • Diplomat, American Board of Anesthesiology, 1993
  • National Board of Medical Examiners Part I FLEX

Professional Organizations

  • AMBU Airway Management Advisory Board
  • American Medical Association
    Medical School Representative
  • American Society of Anesthesiologists
    • Committee on Trauma and Emergency Preparedness, 2008 - 2009
    • House of Delegates, 2008 - 2009
    • Plenary Session, 2008 - 2009
    • Alternate Delegate, 2009 - 2010
  • Association of Women Faculty of The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
  • European Airway Management Society        
  • European Society of Anesthesiologists         
  • Harris County Medical Society
    • Council of Specialty Societies Presidents
  • International Anesthesia Research Society
    Society for Airway Management
    • Treasurer , 1997 – 1999
    • Secretary, 1999 – 2004
    • Vice President, 2004 – 2005
    • President-Elect, 2005 – 2006
    • Present, 2006-2007                           
    • Nominating Committee
    • Committee on Annual Scientific Meeting  Committee on Membership (Chair)
    • President  Research Committee (Chair), 2006 – 2007
    • Immediate Past President Nominating Committee (Chair), 2007 – Present
    • Case Western Reserve University Houston Advisory Committee, 2010 – Present
  • Society for Education in Anesthesia
  • Society of Critical Care Medicine
  • Society of Neurosurgical Anesthesia and Critical Care
  • Texas Gulf Coast Anesthesia Society
    • Secretary/Treasurer, 1997 – 1998
    • Vice President, 1997 – 1998
    • President, 1997 – 1998
  • Texas Society of Anesthesiologists
    • Special Committee to Study Anesthesia Simulators, 1999 – 2002
    • Annual and Interim Meetings Committee Interim Meeting Chair, 2005 – 2006
    • TSA-PAC Board Member, 2008 – Present
    • TSA Practice Management Committee, 2008 – Present
    • TSA Education Committee, 2008 – Present
    • TSA Judicial Committee, 2008 – Present                     
    • House of Delegates, 2008 – Present
    • Reference Committee #1 Texas Medical Association, 2008 – Present
    • TSA Legislative Key Contact, 2010
    • TSA Nominating Committee, 2010
    • House of Delegates Place #1, 2011

Honors and Awards

  • Mike J. Jimenez Leadership in Action Award, The University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, Texas, 2010
  • 2nd Annual John Silas Lundy, M.D. Memorial Lecture Award, Outstanding Clinician, Anesthesiologist, Patient Advocate, and Physician Leader, The Minnesota Society of Anesthesiologists, 2008
  • Best Abstract, Scientific Abstract Competition, Society for Airway Management, 9th and 10th Annual Meeting, 2005 – 2008
  • Outstanding Clinical Instructor, Department of Anesthesiology, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, Texas, 2005 – 2007
  • Outstanding Clinical Instructor, Department of Anesthesiology, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, Texas , 1993 – 1994
  • Dean’s Award for Excellence in Training, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, Texas, 1993 – 2007
  • Best Abstract, Scientific Abstract Competition at the Society for Airway Management 9th and 10th Annual Meeting , 2005 – 2006
  • Exceptional Merit Award, Technical Exhibit, American Society of Anesthesiologists, 54th Annual Meeting, 2003
  • The Ellison C. Pierce Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation Best Scientific Exhibit in Patient Safety
  • Technical Exhibit, American Society of Anesthesiologists, 54th Annual Meeting, 2003

Sponsored Research

  • A Comparison of the BonfilsTM Retromolar Intubation Fiberscope and the Shikani Optical StyletTM in Anesthetized Adult Patients.  Karl Storz Endoscopy: PI, $54,882.50, Pending
  • A Comparison of the DCI Video Intubation System and the Glidescope Video Intubation System.  Karl Storz Endoscopy: PI, %86,782.50, Pending
  • Anticipation of the Difficult Airway: The Preoperative Airway Assessment Form as an Educational and Quality Improvement Tool.  Foundation for Anesthesia Education Research: PI, $100,000.00, 2008
  • A Randomized Clinical Comparison of the Intersurgical i-Gel and LMA Unique in Non-Obese Adult Patients during General Surgery.  Intersurgical, Ltd.: PI, $30,000.00, 2007
  • An Evaluation of the Rapid Airway Management Positioner (RAMP) in Morbidly Obese Patients Undergoing Gastric Bypass Surgery.  Patient Transfer Systems, Inc.: PI, $45,090.00, 2007
  • A Randomized Clinical Comparison of the King Systems Disposable Laryngeal Tube Suction (LTS-D) and the ProSeal™ Laryngeal Mark Airway (PLMA) in Adult Patients.  King Systems: PI, $50,000.00, 2007
  • A Multi-Center Survey of Anesthesiologists’ Attitudes and Abilities in Difficult Airway Management Using Simulation-Based Performance Evaluation, Patient Safety Foundation: Co-PI, 2007
  • A Randomized, Double-Blind Comparison of Dexmedetomidine and Remifentanil for Sedation during Awake Fiberoptic Intubations.  Hospira, Inc.: PI, $44,835.00, 2006
  • The Ambu A/S Laryngeal Mask as an Intubation Conduit for Patients Undergoing Routine General Anesthesia.  Ambu A/S: PI, $15,000.00, 2006
  • The Ambu A/S Laryngeal Mask as an Intubation Conduit for Patients Undergoing Routine General Anesthesia. Ambu A/S: PI, $43,210.00, 2005

Unsponsored Research

  • A Multi-Center Survey of Anesthesiologists’ Attitudes and Abilities in Difficult Airway management Using Simulation-Based Performance Evaluation, Patient Survey Safety Foundation:  PI, 2007
  • An Evaluation of the Intraoperative Use of Hextend versus Crystalloid Procedures with Respect to Coagulation for Intracranial Surgical Procedures, 2006
  • The Instruction of Video Ortotracheal Flexible Fiberoptic Intubation Using Virtual Reality Software, 2006
  • A Retrospective Evaluation of the Recent Trends in Airway management from 2000 to 2003, 2005

Selected Publications

  1. Cattano D, Ferrario L, Maddukuri V, Sridhar S, Khalil Y, Hagberg CA: A randomized clinical comparison of the intersurgical i-gel and LMA unique in non-obese adults during general anesthesiology. Minerva Anestesiol 77:1-2, 2011
  2. Cattano D, Altamirano A, Denktas AE, Hagberg CA, Pivalizza EG:  Thrombelastograph platelet™ mapping and preoperative platelet inhibition.  Anesthesiology A1224, 2010.
  3. Cattano D, Altamirano A, Denktas AE, Hagberg CA, Pivalizza EG:  Thrombelastograph platelet mapping, platelet inhibition and perioperative safety implications.  Anesthesiology A1164, 2010.
  4. Cattano D, Myres A, Srikanth S, Meng C, Hagberg CA:  LMA unique and supreme inflated by saline:  a bench study of elastic properties.  Anesthesiology A1570, 2010.
  5. Daily WH, Gilmore CE, Hagberg CA, Pivalizza EG:  Perception of anesthesia OR director’s role by anesthesia residents and faculty.  Anesthesiology A1114, 2010.
  6. Marasigan B, Davidson J, Pivalizza EG, Rabb MF, Hagberg CA:  Predictability of ABA board scores and passing rates from previous anesthesia knowledge test scores.  Anesthesiology A1462, 2010.
  7. Cattano D, Maddukuri V, Zhuang M, Altamirano A, Hagberg CA:  Predictability of difficult airway in adults using new comprehensive assessment preliminary results.  Anesthesiology A1662, 2010.
  8. Cattano, D, Hagberg C:  Video laryngoscopy in obese patients. Anesthesiology News, Guide to Airway Management 43-8, 2010.
  9. Cattano D, Altamirano A, Cone C, Hagberg CA:  Inspiratory reserve volume changes after bariatric surgery.  Anesthesiology A154, 2010.
  10. Hagberg C, Vogt-Harenkamp C, Kamal J: Retrospective analysis of airway management in morbidly obese patients at a teaching hospital.  J Clin Anes. 21(5):348-51, 2009.
  11. Hagberg CA: Current concepts in the management of the difficult airway. Anesthesiology News Special Edition, Issue May, 1 - 23, 2010
  12. Cattano D, Garrett L, Karni R, Maddukuri V, Hagberg CA:  Combined videolaryngoscopy and flexible Fiberoptic bronchoscopy for impossible direct laryngoscopy.    Society of Airway Management, 2010.
  13. Cattano D, Alexander R, Lambert E, Leiman D, Hagberg CA:  Recommendations for management of the threatened airway:  a proposed model at UTMS at Houston.  Society of Airway Management, 2010.
  14. Lam NC, Hagberg CA, Bassili, LM: The use of video laryngoscopy for combitube exchange in a difficult airway.  J Clin Anesth. 21(4): 294-296, 2009
  15. Thomas JA, Hagberg CA.  The difficult airway:  risks, prophylaxis, and management.  In Chestnut DH, Tsen LC, Polley LS, Wong CA (eds) Chestnut’s Obstetric Anesthesia Principles and Practice, 4th edition.  Mosby Elsevier, Philadelphia, pp. 651-676, 2009
  16. Hagberg C, Vogt-Harenkamp C, Kamal J: Retrospective analysis of airway management in morbidly obese patients at a teaching hospital.  J Clin Anes. 21(5):348-51, 2009
  17. Cattano D, Hagberg CA:  A comparison of two laryngeal masks as a conduit for fiberoptic tube exchange.  Anaesthesia Product News January/February: 24-25, 2009
  18. Hagberg CA: Current concepts in the management of the difficult airway. Anesthesiology News Special Edition, Issue October (35:105), 85-104, 2009
  19. Cattano D, Sridhar S, Khalil Y, Smallwood C, Hagberg CA:  Preliminary data on the anticipation of the difficult airway assessment form as an educational and quality improvement tool.  J Investig Med 57(3):557-8, 2009
  20. Cattano D, Sridhar S, Khalil Y, Chen A, Hagberg C:  A preliminary survey of patients with difficult airway at a major urban hospital.  Eur J Anaesthesiol 26 (S45):19AP1-10, 2009
  21. Cattano D, Khalil Y, Sridhar S, Smallwood C, Hagberg C:  Preliminary data on anticipation of the difficult airway.  The preoperative assessment form as an educational and quality improvement tool.  Eur J Anaesthesiol 26 (S45): 19AP1-8, 2009
  22. Hagberg CA, Lam N, Abramson S, Vahdat K, Craig J:  Dexmedetomidine vs. remifentanil for sedation in awake intubations-A randomized, double-blind trial. Anesthesiology A-14, 2008.
  23. Hagberg CA, Melnikov V, Scarborough , Luong K:  Evaluation of the ramp positioner in obese patients undergoing gastric bypass surgery – A pilot study.  Anesthesiology A-426, 2008.
  24. Hagberg CA, Khalil B, Garcia T: Comparison of LTS-D, combitube and Pro-seal LMA in adult patients undergoing elective surgery.  Anesthesiology A-517, 2008.
  25. Hagberg CA, Ferrario L, Vahdat K, Khalil:  Comparison of the intersurgical i-GEL and LMA unique in non-obese adult patients – A pilot study.  Anesthesiology A-533, 2008.
  26. Hagberg CA, Cattano D, Sweeney S, Schilling M:  Comparison of the intersurgical I-GEL and LMA unique in non-obese adult patients.  Society of Airway Management, 2008
  27. Hagberg CA, Law JA:  Video laryngoscopy and the difficult airway – image is everything.  Anesthesiology News Guide to Airway Management 2008:  91-98.
  28. Ghelber O, Gebhard RE, Vor S, Hagberg CA, Szmuk:  Identification of the epidural space using pressure measurement with the compuflo injection pump – a pilot study.  Reg Anesth Pain Med 33:346-52, 2008.
  29. Lam, N, Hagberg C. Novel intubation equipment, In: J Hunter, T Cook, HJ Priebe, M Struys (eds) The Year In Anaesthesia and Critical Care, Vol. 2. Clinical Publishing, Oxford, UK, pp. 287-304, 2008.
  30. Hagberg C, Henderson J, Pereira K. Anesthesia for laparoscopic procedures. In: E Frezza, M Gagner, M Lee, B Dellamagne (eds) International Principles of Laparoscopic Surgery. Cine-Med, Inc., Woodbury, CT, 2008.
  31. Silverman E, Dunkin BJ, Todd SR, Turner K, Fahy BN, Sukumaran A, Hagberg C, Bass B: Nonsurgical airway management training for surgeons. J Surg Educ. 65(2):101-8, 2008.
  32. Abramson SI, Holmes AA, Hagberg CA: Awake insertion of the Bonfils Retromolar Intubation Fiberscope in five patients with anticipated difficult airways.  Anesth Analg 106(4):1215-7, 2008.
  33. Vahdat K, Hagberg CA, Pivalizza E, Tandon N:  A comparison of coagulation parameters using hextend vs. crystalloid in intracranial surgical procedures – a pilot study.  Society of Neurosurgical Anesthesia & Critical Care, 2008.
  34. Hagberg CA, Sweeney SA:  Difficult airway management:  Devices for every airway provider.  Emergency Medicine and Critical Care, 2008
  35. Lam N, Hagberg C, Bassili L, The use of video laryngoscopy for combitube exchange in a difficult airway. Journal of Clinical Anesthesia, 2008.
  36. Hagberg C, Henderson J, Pereira K:  Anesthesia for laparoscopic procedures.  In:  E Frezza, M Gagner, M Lee, B Dellamagne (eds) International Principles of Laparoscopic Surgery.  Cine-Med, Inc., Woodbury, CT 2008.
  37. Hagberg CA: Current concepts in the management of the difficult airway. Anesthesiology News Special Edition, Issue 5, 1-19, 2008
  38. Hagberg CA: Current concepts in the management of the difficult airway. Anesthesiology News, 33(5):1-20, 2007
  39. Hagberg CA: Current concepts in the management of the difficult airway. Anesthesiology News Special Edition, 10:75-94, 2007
  40. Hagberg CA: Current concepts in the management of the difficult airway.  Anesthesiology News 33(5):1-19, 2007.
  41. Brambrink A, Hagberg C. Algorithm for clinical airway management. Karl Storz Endoscopy, Tuttlingen, Germany, 2007.
  42. Hagberg CA, Krier C, Georgi R.  The difficult airway.  In EB Lobato, N Gravenstein, RR Kirby (eds) Complications in Anesthesiology, 3rd edition, Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA, pp. 96-108, 2007.
  43. Abramson S, Friedman K, Hagberg C:  Airway management of a patient with history of difficult airway who refuses to have tracheal intubation awake, In: O Hung and M Murphy (eds) Airway Management and Monitoring Manual. Elsevier, Inc. Philadelphia, PA, 2007.
  44. King B, Hagberg C: Management of the difficult airway. In FM Henretig, C King (eds) Textbook of Pediatric Emergency Procedures 2nd Edition, Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, Inc. Philadelphia, PA, 2007.
  45. Hagberg CA, Georgi R, Krier C:  Complications of managing the airway. Benumof’s Airway Management 2nd edition.  In: CA Hagberg (ed).  Mosby, Inc., St. Louis, pp. 1181-1216, 2007.
  46. Frass M, Urtubia R, Hagberg CA:  The Combitube: Esophageal/tracheal double lumen airway.  Benumof’s Airway Management 2nd edition.  In: CA Hagberg (ed). Mosby, Inc., St. Louis, pp. 594-615, 2007.
  47. Agro F, Hagberg CA, Reed AP, Cook T:  New generation supraglottic ventilatory devices. Benumof’s Airway Management 2nd edition.  In: CA Hagberg (ed). Mosby, Inc., St. Louis, pp. 502-531, 2007.
  48. Law, JA, Hagberg CA:  The evolution of upper-airway retraction: New and old laryngoscope blades. Benumof’s Airway Management 2nd edition.  In: CA Hagberg (ed). Mosby, Inc., St. Louis, pp. 532-574, 2007.
  49. Hagberg CA, Benumof JL:  The American Society of Anesthesiologists’ management of the difficult airway algorithm and explanation - Analysis of the algorithm.  Benumof’s Airway Management 2nd edition.  In: CA Hagberg (ed). Mosby, Inc., St. Louis, pp. 236-251, 2007.
  50. Hagberg CA, Vogt-Harenkamp CC, Iannucci DG: Successful airway management of a patient with a known difficult airway with the Direct Coupler Interface Video Laryngoscope.  J Clin Anesth. 19(8):629-31, 2007.
  51. Hagberg C, Lam N, Brambrink A: Current concepts in airway management in the operating room: A new approach to the management of both complicated and uncomplicated airways.  Curr Rev Clin Anesth 28(7):73-88, 2007.
  52. Hagberg CA, Cattano D: Reply to: The Laryngeal Mask Airway for airway management during percutaneous tracheostomy: Everything should be made as simple as possible but not simpler.  Anesth Analg 104: 744-5, 2007.
  53. Hagberg C, Lam N, Chan M, Craig J, Iannucci D.  Comparison of AuraOnce™ and LMA-Unique™ as an intubation conduit in patients undergoing elective surgery.  Anesthesiology A944, 2007.
  54. Hagberg C, Matuszczak M, Holmes A, Luong K.  A randomized comparison of laryngoscopy techniques with the video laryngoscope versus the traditional macintosh laryngoscope in obese patients.  Anesthesiology A589, 2007.
  55. Hagberg C, Sciard D, Layman R, Luong K.  A comparison of laryngoscopy techniques using the video laryngoscope and the traditional macintosh laryngoscope in potentially difficult to intubate patients.  Anesthesiology A593, 2007.
  56. Hagberg C, ed:  Benumof’s Airway Management: Principles and Practice 2nd edition.  Mosby, Inc., St. Louis, 2007.
  57. Hagberg CA: Current concepts in the management of the difficult airway. Anesthesiology News Special Edition, Issue 10, 75-94, 2007
  58. Hagberg CA: Current concepts in the management of the difficult airway. Anesthesiology News Special Edition, Issue 5, 1-20, 2007
  59. Hagberg CA: Current concepts in the management of the difficult airway.  Anesthesiology News 33(5):1-19, 2007
  60. Brambrink A, Hagberg C. Algorithm for clinical airway management. Karl Storz Endoscopy, Tuttlingen, Germany, 2007
  61. Hagberg C, ed:  Zor Havayolu Yönetimi el Kitabi (The Handbook of Difficult Airway Management).  Turkish, Nobel, Istanbul, 2004.
  62. Hagberg C, ed: The Handbook of Difficult Airway Management.  Churchill Livingstone, Philadelphia, 2000.

Speaking Engagements: Moderator

  • Anesthesia Journal Club for Fellows, Residents and Medical Students, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, Texas, 2010
  • Society for Airway Management, 14th Annual Scientific Meeting with Workshops, Poster Presentation for Scientific Papers Program, Chicago, Illinois, 2010
  • Texas Society of Anesthesiologists Annual Meeting, San Antonio, Texas, 2010
  • Anesthesia Journal Club for Fellows, Residents and Medical Students, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, Texas, 2009
  • Society for Airway Management, 13th Annual Scientific Meeting with Workshops, Poster Presentation for Scientific Papers Program, Las Vegas, Nevada, 2009
  • Texas Society of Anesthesiologists Annual Meeting, San Antonio, Texas, 2009
  • American Society of Anesthesiologists, 59th Annual Meeting, Scientific Papers Program, Orlando Florida, October, 2008
  • Society for Airway Management, 12th Annual Scientific Meeting with Workshops, Poster Presentation for Scientific Papers Program, Boston, Massachusetts, 2008
  • Society for Airway Management 12th Annual Scientific Meeting, Boston, Massachusetts, 2008
  • Texas Society of Anesthesiologists Annual Meeting, Austin, Texas, 2007
  • Society for Airway Management 11th Annual Scientific Meeting with Workshops, Houston, Texas, 2007
  • American Society of Anesthesiologists 58th Annual Meeting, Scientific Papers Program, San Francisco, California, 2007

Speaking Engagements: Invited Presentations

  • The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Emergency Medicine Educational Program, “Video Laryngoscopes in Difficult Airway Management”, Houston, Texas, 2010
  • Cattano D, Maddukuri V, Altamirano A, Melnikov V, Hagberg CA:  Initial experience with Karl Storz C-Mac video intubation system.    Society of Airway Management, 2010.
  • Cattano D, Leiman D, Maddukuri V, Altamirano A, Hagberg CA:  Endotrol tracheal tube assisted endotracheal intubation during videolaryngoscopy.    Society of Airway Management, 2010.
  • American Society of Anesthesiologists, 63rd Annual Meeting, Refresher Course Lecture Program, “Current Concepts in the Management of the Difficult Airway”, San Diego, California, 2010
  • Society for Airway Management 14th Annual Meeting, “Most Important Papers Video Laryngoscopes 2008-10”, Chicago, Illinois, 2010
  • Methodist Hospital, Departments of Anesthesiology, Surgery Grand Rounds, “Current Concepts in the Management of the Difficult Airway”, Houston, Texas, 2010
  • Anesthesia Conference and Simulation Workshop at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, “Airway Management in the Traumatized Patient with C-Spine Injury", Lubbock, Texas, 2010
  • The 6th Annual Meeting of the European Society of Anaesthesiology Meeting,  Ambu Airway Symposium, “Difficult Airway Management”, Helsinki, Finland, 2010
  • The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, High School Students Lecture, “How to Become an Anesthesiologist”, Houston, Texas, 2010
  • The 5th International Conference of the Royal Medical Services, “Laryngeal Mask Airway Replaces Endotracheal Intubation - Step Forward or Back?”, “Acquiring Difficult Airway Management Skills Beyond Residency”,  “Extubation of the Difficult Airway”, Amman, Jordan, 2010
  • The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Emergency Medicine Medical Students, Houston, Texas, “Difficult Airway Management in Emergency Medicine”, April 14, 2010,
  • Texas Anesthesia Conference for Obstetrics (TACO) and Difficult Airway Workshop, Department of Anesthesiology, Baylor College of Medicine, “Use of Mcgrath portable and Storz video laryngoscopes in difficult airway management” and “Strengths and weaknesses of supraglottic airway devices”, Houston, Texas, 2010
  • LBJ Hospital Trauma Conference, Houston, Texas, “Current Concepts in the Management of the Difficult Airway”, December 15, 2009.
  • Duke University School of Medicine, Anesthesia Camp II, “Review of ASA Guidelines for Management of the Difficult Airway”, “Laryngeal Mask Airway Replaces Endotracheal Intubation - Step Forward or Back?”, “Extubation of the Difficult Airway”, and “Acquiring Difficult Airway Management Skills Beyond Residency”, Liberia, Costa Rica, 2009
  • American Society of Anesthesiologists, 62nd Annual Meeting, Refresher Course Lecture Program, “Current Concepts in the Management of the Difficult Airway”, and Ambu Airway, “The Future of Airway Management – The Theoretical Perspective”, New Orleans, Louisiana, 2009
  • Texas Society of Anesthesiologists Annual Meeting, “Preoperative Airway Evaluation and Preparation for Awake Tracheal   Intubation”, San Antonio, Texas, 2009
  • Society for Airway Management - Chinese Society of Anesthesiologists, “Current Concepts in the Management of the Difficult Airway”, Shanghai, China, 2009
  • Dannemiller Memorial Education Foundation, The 56th Annual Anesthesiology Review Course, “Review of the ASA Guidelines for Management of the Difficult  Airway”, Practice Guidelines for Perioperative Management of the Patient with Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA)”, San Antonio, Texas, June 13-14, 2009
  • The 5th Annual Meeting of the European Society of Anaesthesiology Meeting, Euroanaesthesia, Airway Management, “Strengths and Weaknesses of Supraglottic Devices” and Ambu Airway Symposium, “Difficult Airway Management”Milan, Italy, June 6-9, 2009
  • The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Department of Anesthesiology, Maternal Fetal Fellows, “Current Concepts in the Management of the Difficult Airway”, Houston, Texas 2009
  • Stanford 22nd Annual Anesthesia Update, Stanford University School of Medicine and Stanford Hospital & Clinics, “Review of the ASA Guidelines for Management of the Difficult Airway”, “Extubation of the Difficult Airway”, “What Airway Management Techniques Should We Master?”, “Practice Guidelines for Perioperative Management of the Patient with Obstructive Sleep Apnea”, Big Sky Resort, Montana, February 19-20, 2009
  • Airway Management Workshop, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, “Larry Duffy Lectureship:  Review of the ASA Guidelines for Management of Difficult Airway” and “What Airway Management Techniques Should We Master?”, Dallas, Texas, January 24, 2009
  • American Society of Anesthesiologists, 59th Annual Meeting, Refresher Course Lecture Program, “Current Concepts in the Management of the Difficult Airway”, Orlando, Florida, 2008
  • Society for Airway Management 12th Annual Scientific Meeting, Boston, Massachusetts, Lecture:  “Pro – Fiberoptic Intubation for the Difficult Airway is the Gold Standard”, 2008
  • ASA 59th Annual Meeting, Orlando, Florida, “Basic and Advanced Airway Management Techniques in Personnel Protection Equipment”; “ASA Difficult Airway Workshop and Airway Simulation”; “Workshop on Thoracic Anesthesia” , 2008
  • Society for Airway Management 12th Annual Scientific Meeting, Boston, Massachusetts, “Supraglottic Devices”; “Sedation with Remifentanil and Dex for Awake Intubation” , 2008
  • Multimodality Management of Brain Tumors Conference, Memorial Hermann Hospital, Houston, Texas, “Anesthetic Considerations in Awake Craniotomies”, 2008
  • The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Department of Anesthesiology, Anesthesia Student Association, Houston, Texas, “Airway Management”, 2008
  • World Congress of Anesthesiologists, Capetown, South Africa, “The Unstable Cervical Spine – When is Awake Intubation Really Necessary?”, 2008
  • Ambu Airway Management Symposium, Capetown, South Africa, “Current Concepts in Difficult Airway Management”, 2008
  • Texas Anesthesia Conference for Obstetrics (TACO) and Difficult Airway Workshop, Department of Anesthesiology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, “Alternative Supralaryngeal Airways” and “Extubation of Patients with Difficult to Manage Airways”, 2008
  • Dannemiller Memorial Education Foundation, The 33rd Annual Specialty Review Course in  Anesthesiology, Chicago, Illinois, “Review of the ASA Guidelines for Management of the Difficult Airway”, “Practice Guidelines for Perioperative Management of the Patient with Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA)” and “The Unstable Cervical Sine: When is Awake Intubation Really Necessary?”, 2008
  • Dannemiller Memorial Education Foundation, the 55th Annual Anesthesiology Review Course, San Antonio, Texas, “Review of the ASA Guidelines for Management of the Difficult Airway”, “Practice Guidelines for Perioperative Management of the Patient with Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA)” and “The Unstable Cervical Sine: When is Awake Intubation Really Necessary?”, 2008
  • European Society of Anesthesiologists, 16th Annual Meeting, Copenhagen, Denmark, “Current Concepts in Difficult Airway Management”, “New Techniques and Devices in Airway Management Supraglottic Devices”, and “Laryngeal Mask Airway Replaces Endotracheal Intubation – Step Forward or Back?”, 2008
  • Methodist Hospital, Department of Anesthesiology, Grand Rounds, Houston, Texas, “Practice Guidelines for Perioperative Management of the Patient with Obstructive Sleep Apnea  (OSA)”, 2008
  • Texas Heart Institute at St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital, Grand Rounds, Houston, Texas, “Current Concepts in the Management of the Difficult Airway”, 2008
  • The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Department of Anesthesiology, Anesthesia Club Meeting, Houston, Texas, “Difficult Airway Management”, 2007
  • Sixth Annual Emergency and Critical Care Medicine: The Cutting Edge, Palm Beach, Aruba, “Current Concepts in Airway Management”, 2007
  • Ambu, Inc., National Sales Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, “Supraglottic Airway Devices”
  • Texas Anesthesia Conference for Obstetrics (TACO) and Difficult Airway Workshop, Department of Anesthesiology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, “Acquiring Difficult Airway Management Skills Beyond Residency” and “Update on Supraglottic Airways”, 2007
  • South African Society of Anesthesiologists, 2007 National Anesthesia Congress, Sun City, South Africa, “What’s New in Airway Management?”, “Airway Management of Cervical Spine Injured Patients”, “Cannot Intubate Nightmare: The Burned Patient and Trauma Patient”, “Extubation of the Difficult Airway”, 2007
  • Methodist Hospital, Department of Anesthesiology, Grand Rounds, Houston, Texas, Current Concepts in the Management of the Difficult Airway”, 2007
  • The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, 12th Annual Hands-On Workshop for the Difficult Airway, Houston, Texas, “Special Devices and Techniques”, 2007
  • 32nd Annual Specialty Review Course in Anesthesiology, Dannemiller Memorial Education Foundation, Chicago, Illinois, “Review of the ASA Guidelines for Management of the Difficult Airway” , “Practice Guideline for Perioperative Management of the Patient with OSA”  and “The Uncertain Cervical Spine: When is Awake Intubation Really Necessary?”, 2007
  • The University of California, San Diego Annual Meeting and Clinical Anesthesia Update, California Society of Anesthesiologists, San Diego, California, “Practice Guidelines for Perioperative Management of the Patient with OSA” and “So Many Airway Toys!  Which Ones Do You Really Need?”, 2007
  • European Society of Anesthesiologists, 15th Annual Meeting, Munich, Germany, “Laryngeal Mask, Laryngeal Tube, or Combitube – Is There a Best Supraglottic Device?”, 2007
  • Dannemiller Education Foundation, The 54th Annual Anesthesiology Review Course, San Antonio, Texas, “Review of the ASA Guidelines for Management of the Difficult Airway”, “Practice Guidelines for Perioperative Management of the Patient with OSA”, and “The Uncertain Cervical Spine: When is Awake Intubation Really Necessary?”, 2007
  • Society for Airway Management, 11th Annual Scientific Meeting with Workshops, Houston, Texas, “Alternative Supralaryngeal Airways” and “What Airway Management Techniques Should We Master?”, 2007
  • Brazilian Society of Anesthesiology, IX International Anesthesia Meeting, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, “Awake Intubation in Patient with Unstable Cervical Spine”, “Anesthetic Management in the Awake Craniotomy”, and “Current Concepts in the Management of the Difficult Airway”, 2007
  • Duke University School of Medicine, Anesthesia Camp IV, Laguna Beach, California, “Extubation of the Difficult Airway”, “Awake Intubation in a Patient with Unstable Cervical Spine”, and “So Many Toys!  Which Ones Do You Really Need?”, 2007
  • American Society of Anesthesiologists, 58th Annual Meeting, Refresher Course Lecture Program
  • San Francisco, California, “Current Concepts in the Management of the Difficult Airway”, 2007
  • Institut für Anästhesiologie Kantonsspital, St. Gallen, 6th St. Gallen Airway Management Symposium, Gallen, Switzerland, “Invasion of Supraglottic Airway Devices: Boon or Bane?”, 2007

 

Faculty Biography

Carin A. Hagberg, M.D.
  • Carin A. Hagberg, M.D.
    Joseph C. Gabel Professor and Chair Department of Anesthesiology
    The University of Texas Medical School at Houston
  • Director of Neuroanesthesia and Advanced Airway Management
  • The University of Texas Medical School at Houston
    6431 Fannin Street, MSB 5.020
    Houston, Texas 77030
  • phone: (713) 500-6200
    fax: (713) 500-6208
    e-mail: Carin.A.Hagberg@uth.tmc.edu