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Paul Barash, MD

Professor Emeritus of Anesthesiology

Contact Information

Paul Barash, MD

Patient Care Location

Mailing Address

  • PO Box 208051

    333 Cedar Street, TMP 3

    New Haven, CT, 06520-8051

    United States


Paul Barash, M.D. is currently Professor of Anesthesiology at Yale
Medical School and has served as Chair of the Department, as well as
Associate Dean of Clinical Affairs. He has been chosen by the residents
(2004) as teacher of the Year. In addition to more than three hundred
contributions to literature in the form of original scientific
publications, reviews book chapters and abstracts, he is senior Editor
of the Clinical Anesthesia series of textbooks and electronic media.
The Lippincott-Raven Interactive Anesthesia CD, of which he is Senior
Editor, has received the international Folio Award as the best teaching
CD in Medicine, Science and Technology. He is also senior editor of the
first anesthesia software designed specifically for personal digital
assistants (PDA), Clinical Anesthesia for the PDA. As a cardiac
anesthesiologist, he has been repeatedly named in the Best Doctors in
America publication. Paul served Chair of Multicenter Study for
Perioperative Ischemia (McSPI) which is the largest group of
investigators in the world studying perioperative cardiovascular
complications; their publications have appeared in leading medical
journals including the New England Journal of Medicine and JAMA. He has
served as President of the Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists,
the major professional group for his sub-specialty. In addition, he
served as a Senior Examiner for the certification process of the
American Board of Anesthesiology. Finally, he serves as consultant to
NASA on Perioperative Medicine for Manned Space Flight (Anesthesia Pre
and Post Flight Working Group).

Education & Training

  • MD
    University of Kentucky (1967)
  • Fellow
    Yale-New Haven Hospital
  • Resident
    Yale-New Haven Hospital
  • Intern
    SUNY, Kings County Medical Center

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