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Kirk Shelley, MD/PhD

Professor Emeritus of Anesthesiology



Dr Kirk Shelley is boarded in Anesthesia and Internal Medicine. He obtained MD and PhD degrees (Biochemistry) from Penn State University. Dr. Shelley's current research focuses on the development of tools for the noninvasive measurement of physiologic parameters. He is also recognized for developing this technology in an "open source" manner to further scientific collaboration.

Education & Training

  • Resident - Anesthesiology
    Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center (1992)
  • Resident - Internal Medicine
    Lenox Hill Hospital (1984)
  • MD/PhD
    Pennsylvania State University, Biochemstry (1981)


  • Board Certification
    AB of Anesthesiology, Anesthesiology (1993)
  • Board Certification
    AB of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine (1985)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
JS Gravenstein Award for Lifetime AchievementSociety for Technology in Anesthesia2020
The Harvey W. Wiley Lifetime AchievementIAMPOV2012
Honorary Master of Arts degreeYale University2010
Meritorious Service Medal United States Air Force1989
Nominated and Interviewed for position of Assistant Physician to the President of the United States White House, Washington DC1989

Professional Service

Society for Technology In AnesthesiaPresident2011 - 2012

Departments & Organizations