J. Lance Lichtor MD

Professor of Anesthesiology and of Pediatrics; Division Chief, Pediatric Anesthesiology; Director, Pediatric Anesthesiology Fellowship

Biographical Info

Dr. Lichtor is Professor and Section Chief of Pediatric Anesthesia in the Department of Anesthesiology at Yale University New Haven Connecticut. He earned his medical degree at the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine in Chicago, USA. He completed his residency training at University of Colorado Medical School in Denver, USA and went on to do a pediatric anesthesia fellowship at The Children’s Hospital in Denver Colorado USA. His area of research interest are in recovery after anesthesia and sleep as it relates to anesthesia. Dr. Lichtor serves on the editorial board of the journals Anesthesiology and Anesthesia and Analgesia. He is editor Anesthesia & Analgesia's editorial supplement, aa2day.org. He has published a number of journal articles and book chapters related to recovery after anesthesia, sleep as it relates to anesthesia as well as outpatient anesthesia. He has been an active member of many professional societies.

Education & Training

University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine (1977)
University of Chicago Hospitals, General Surgery (1977 - 1978)
Peter Bent Brigham Hospital, Anesthesia (1978 - 1979)
University of Colorado Hospital, Anesthesia (1979 - 1980)
Childrens Hospital of Denver, Pediatric Anesthesia (1980 - 1981)
Board Certification
Pediatric Anesthesiology, Board Certified  (2013)

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