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Alan F. Ross, MD

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Associate Professor of Anesthesia - Cardiothoracic Anesthesia

Contact Information

Primary Office
6410 John Colloton Pavilion
200 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, IA 52242
319-356-1933

Education

BS, Physiology, University of California, Berkeley
MD, Medicine, Northwestern University, School of Medicine
Internship, Flexible Medicine, Evanston Hospital, Northwestern University, School of Medicine
Resident, Anesthesia, Northwestern University, School of Medicine
Fellow, Cardiac Anesthesia, Emory University Hospital

Publications

Ueda, K., Ahmed, W. & Ross, A. F. (2011). Intraoperative pneumothorax identified with transthoracic ultrasound. Anesthesiology, 115(3), 653-655. PMID: 21792051.

Namati, E., Thiesse, J., Sieren, J. C., Ross, A. F., Hoffman, E. A. & McLennan, G. (2010). Longitudinal assessment of lung cancer progression in the mouse using in vivo micro-CT imaging. Med Phys, 37(9), 4793-4805. PMID: 20964199.

Ross, A. F., Ueda, K. (2010). Pulmonary hypertension in thoracic surgical patients. Curr Opin Anaesthesiol, 23(1), 25-33. PMID: 20019603.

Mascio, C. E., Ross, A. F., Niles, S. D. & Richenbacher, W. E. (2009). Cardiac surgery after bleomycin therapy. (Vols. 75). (6), pp. 514-515. Am Surg. PMID: 19545102.

Ross, A. F., Ferguson, J. S. (2009). Advances in interventional pulmonology. Curr Opin Anaesthesiol, 22(1), 11-17. PMID: 19295288.

Andrews, B. T., Graham, S. M., Ross, A. F., Barnhart, W. H., Ferguson, J. S. & McLennan, G. (2007). Technique, utility, and safety of awake tracheoplasty using combined laser and balloon dilation. Laryngoscope, 117(12), 2159-2162. PMID: 17921904.

Namati, E., Chon, D., Thiesse, J., Hoffman, E. A., de Ryk, J., Ross, A. F. & McLennan, G. (2006). In vivo micro-CT lung imaging via a computer-controlled intermittent iso-pressure breath hold (IIBH) technique. Phys Med Biol, 51(23), 6061-6075. PMID: 17110770.

Ferguson, J. S., Rippentrop, J. M., Fallon, B., Ross, A. F. & McLennan, G. (2006). Management of obstructing pulmonary broncholithiasis with three-dimensional imaging and holmium laser lithotripsy. Chest, 130(3), 909-912. PMID: 16963695.

Naguib, M., Scamman, F. L., O'Sullivan, C., Aker, J., Ross, A. F., Kosmach, S. & Ensor, J. E. (2006). Predictive performance of three multivariate difficult tracheal intubation models: a double-blind, case-controlled study. Anesth Analg, 102(3), 818-824. PMID: 16492835.

Rooney, C. P., Ferguson, J. S., Barnhart, W., Cook-Granroth, J., Ross, A. F., Hoffman, E. A. & McLennan, G. (2005). Use of 3-dimensional computed tomography reconstruction studies in the preoperative assessment of patients undergoing balloon dilatation for tracheobronchial stenosis. Respiration, 72(6), 579-586. PMID: 16155354.

Parekh, K., Burkhart, H. M., Hatab, A., Ross, A. F. & Muller, B. A. (2005). Heparin allergy: successful desensitization for cardiopulmonary bypass. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg, 130(5), 1455-1456. PMID: 16256803.

Pan, Y., Kumar, D., Hoffman, E. A., Christensen, G. E., McLennan, G., Song, J. H., Ross, A. F., Simon, B. A. & Reinhardt, J. M. (2005). Estimation of Regional Lung Expansion via 3D Image Registration. A. A. Amini , A. Manduca (Eds.) (Vols. 5746). pp. 453-464. Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE. DOI: 10.1117/12.596617.

Ross, A. F., Higins, W. E., Helferty, J. P., Hoffman, E. A., Kiraly, A. P. & McLennan, G. (2001). In Vivo Validation of CT-guided Bronchoscopy Biopsy. (Vols. 16). (5), pp. A776. New York, NY: Am J Respir Crit Care Med.

Ross, A. F., Tinker, J. H. (1998). Chapter 1: Preoperative Evaluation of the Healthy Patient. In R. M , J. H. Tinker , D. Longnecker (Eds.) Principles and Practice of Anesthesiology. (2nd Edition), pp. 3-51. St. Louis, MO: CV Mosby.

Ross, A. F., Tinker, J. H. (1998). Chapter 10: Evaluation of the Adult Patient with Cardiac Problems. In M. Rogers , J. H. Tinker , D. Longnecker (Eds.) Principles and Practice of Anesthesia. (2nd Edition), pp. 168-200. St. Louis, MO: CV Mosby.

Ross, A. F., Tinker, J. H. (1998). Chapter 32: Anesthesia Risk. In M. Rogers , J. H. Tinker , D. Longnecker (Eds.) Principles and Practice of Anesthesia. (2nd Edition), pp. 603-634. St. Louis, MO: CV Mosby.

Ross, A. F., Gomez, M. N. & Tinker, J. H. (1998). Chapter 68: Anesthesia for Adult Cardiac Procedures. In M. Rogers , J. H. Tinker & D. Longnecker (Eds.) Principles and Practice of Anesthesia. (2nd Edition), pp. 1659-1698. St. Louis, MO: CV Mosby.

McPherson, D. D., Sirna, S., Collins, S. M., Ross, A. F., Moyers, J. R., Kane, B. J., Hiratzka, L. F., Marcus, M. L. & Kerber, R. E. (1995). Can atherosclerotic coronary arteries vasodilate? An intraoperative high-frequency epicardial echocardiographic study. Am J Cardiol, 76(1), 21-25. PMID: 7793397.

Gomez, M. N., Ross, A. F. & Tinker, J. H. (1994). Chapter 26: Special Monitoring Considerations in Cardiac Anesthesia. In C. D. Blitt , R. L. Hines (Eds.) Monitoring in Anesthesia and Critical Care Medicine. (3rd Edition), pp. 653-673. New York, NY: Churchill Livingstone.

Ross, A. F., Tinker, J. H. (1994). Chapter 24: Anesthesia Risk. In R. D. Miller (Eds.) Anesthesia. (4th Edition), pp. 791-826. New York, NY: Churchill Livingstone.

Ross, A. F., Tinker, J. H. (1993). Chapter 1: Preoperative Evaluation of the Healthy Patient. In M. Rogers , J. H. Tinker , D. Longnecker (Eds.) Principles and Practice of Anesthesiology. pp. 3-36. St. Louis, MO: CV Mosby.

Ross, A. F., Tinker, J. H. (1993). Chapter 11: Evaluation of the Adult Patient with Cardiac Problems. In M. Rogers , J. H. Tinker , D. Longnecker (Eds.) Principles and Practice of Anesthesia. pp. 168-194. St. Louis, MO: CV Mosby.

Ross, A. F., Tinker, J. H. (1993). Chapter 35: Anesthesia Risk. In M. Rogers , J. H. Tinker , D. Longnecker (Eds.) Principles and Practice of Anesthesia. pp. 625-658. St. Louis, MO: CV Mosby.

Ross, A. F., Tinker, J. H. (1993). Chapter 72: Anesthesia for Adult Cardiac Procedures. In M. Rogers , J. H. Tinker , D. Longnecker (Eds.) Principles and Practice of Anesthesia. pp. 1649-1679. St. Louis, MO: CV Mosby.

Ross, A. F. (1993). Anesthesia for Cardiac Surgery in Geriatric Patients. J-STAGE (Journal of Japan Society for Clinical Anesthesia), 13, 483-503.

Dragich, D. A., Ross, A. F., Chestnut, D. H. & Wenstrom, K. (1991). Respiratory failure associated with amnioinfusion during labor. Anesth Analg, 72(4), 549-551. PMID: 2006746.

Ross, A. F., Tinker, J. H. (1991). Chapter 1: Cardiovascular Disease. D. Brown (Eds.) Risk and Outcome in Anesthesia.

Lemmer, Jr, J. H., Gomez, M. N., Symreng, T., Ross, A. F. & Rossi, N. P. (1990). Limited lateral thoracotomy. Improved postoperative pulmonary function. Arch Surg, 125(7), 873-877. PMID: 2369312.

Ross, A. F., Tinker, J. H. (1990). Chapter 22: Anesthesia Risk. In R. D. Miller (Eds.) Anesthesia. (3rd Edition), pp. 715-742. New York, NY: Churchill Livingstone.

Ross, A. F., Roberts, S. L. & Tinker, J. H. (1990). Chapter 29: Monitoring in Cardiac Anesthesia. In C. D. Blitt (Eds.) Monitoring in Anesthesia and Critical Care Medicine. (2nd Edition), pp. 709-738. New York, NY: Churchill Livingstone.

Ross, A. F. (1990). Influence of Medication-Prescribing Errors in a Teaching Hospital, by Lesar TS. Anesthesia Education, 7, 19.

Ross, A. F. (1990). Influence of Anesthesiology Resident's Non-Cognitive Skills of the Occurrence of Critical Incidents and the Resident's Overall Clinical Performances, by Rhoton MF. Anesthesia Education, 8, 14.

Ross, A. F., Martins, J. B. (1989). Recognition and treatment of bradycardias and AV block. Anesthesiol Clin North Am, 7(2).

Kerber, R. E., McPherson, D. D., Sirna, S. J., Ross, A. F. & Marcus, M. L. (1989). What have we learned about coronary artery disease from high-frequency epicardial echocardiography?. Int J Card Imaging, 4(2-4), 169-176. PMID: 2671168.

Sirna, S. J., McPhearson, D. D., Ross, A. F., Marcus, M. L. & Kerber, R. E. (1989). High Frequency Epicardial Echo for Coronary Artery Imaging. Cardio, 6(5), 104.

Bollen, B. A., Ross, A. F. (1988). Isoflurane and the Coronary Circulation. (Vols. 68). (2), pp. 311-312. Anesthesiology.

McPhearson, D. D., Ross, A. F., Moyes, J. R., Hiratzka, L. F., Brandt, B., Hunt, M. & Kerber, R. E. (1986). Can Atherosclerotic Coronary Arteries Vasodilate? An Interoperative High-frequency Epicardial Echocardiographic Study. (Vols. 74). (Supp II), pp. 11-468. Circulation.

Ross, A. F. (1985). Cardiovascular Anesethesia by Carol Lake. N Engl J Med.