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Yang Gu, M.D.
UR Medicine Faculty The University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group (URMFG) consists of over 900 specialist and primary care providers spanning 19 departments. URMFG is certified by the National Committee for Quality Assurance.
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About Me

Certified Specialties

Anesthesiology - American Board of Anesthesiology

Anesthesiology, Critical Care Medicine - American Board of Anesthesiology

Faculty Appointments

Assistant Professor - Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine (SMD)


Residency & Fellowship

Fellowship, Cardiac Anesthesia, University of Rochester Medical Center. 2019 - 2020

Fellowship, Anesthesiology, Critical Care Medicine, Michigan Medicine-University of Michigan. 2018 - 2019

Residency, Anesthesiology, University of Rochester Medical Center. 2015 - 2018

Internship, Anesthesiology, University of Rochester Medical Center. 2014 - 2015


MD | Georgetown University School of Medicine. 2014


URMC Board Excellence Team Award. 2020

Strong Stars. 2014 - 2022

Hospital for Special Surgery Summer Medical Student Research Fellowship. 2011

Wyeth Chairman Scholarship. 2005


Dr. Gu’s research interests include cardiogenic shock, mechanical circulatory support, extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO).


Journal Articles

Cannula-Associated Deep Vein Thrombosis After Venovenous Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation in Patients with and Without Systemic Anticoagulation.

Gu Y, Bjelic M, Panda K, Usman AA, Magnuson R, Gosev I

Journal of cardiothoracic and vascular anesthesia.. 2023 September 15 Epub 09/15/2023.

Mechanical Thrombectomy for Ischemic Stroke Secondary to Large Vessel Occlusions in Patients on Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation.

Kohli G, George DD, Grenga A, Santangelo G, Gosev I, Schartz D, Kessler A, Khan I, Barrus B, Gu Y, Bhalla T, Mattingly TK, Bender MT

Cerebrovascular diseases.. 2023 January 30 :1-7. Epub 01/30/2023.

Transcatheter tricuspid valve repair with the PASCAL repair system: A review of emerging technology.

Wu IY, Gu Y, Pospishil L, Neuburger PJ

Journal of cardiothoracic and vascular anesthesia.. 2022 June 25 Epub 06/25/2022.

Cause of In-Hospital Death After Weaning from Venoarterial-Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation.

Bjelic M, Kumar N, Gu Y, Chase K, Paic F, Gosev I

Journal of intensive care medicine.. 2022 March 14 :8850666221086839. Epub 03/14/2022.

Study results suggest less invasive HeartMate 3 implantation is a safe and effective approach for obese patients.

Bjelic M, Ayers B, Paic F, Bernstein W, Barrus B, Chase K, Gu Y, Alexis JD, Vidula H, Cheyne C, Prasad S, Gosev I

The Journal of heart and lung transplantation : the official publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation.. 2021 June 11 Epub 06/11/2021.

Brain Histopathology of Adult Decedents after Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation.

Khan IR, Gu Y, George BP, Malone L, Conway KS, Francois F, Donlon J, Quazi N, Reddi A, Ho CY, Herr DL, Johnson MD, Parikh GY

Neurology.. 2021 January 20 Epub 01/20/2021.

Hybrid Approach to Post-Myocardial Infarction Ventricular Septal Rupture Repair and Its Early Complications.

Gu Y, Panda K, Bensimhon A, Bernstein W

Journal of cardiothoracic and vascular anesthesia.. 2021 January 35 (1):274-280. Epub 06/19/2020.

Direct right ventricular Impella LD implantation enables postoperative ambulation and may avoid sternal re-entry.

Simon BV, Gu Y, Wyrobek JA, Narins CR, Prasad SM

Journal of cardiac surgery.. 2020 May 12 Epub 05/12/2020.


Advances in Anesthesia (2022)

Chapter: Anesthetic Management and Considerations for Electrophysiology Procedures

Authors: Yang Gu, Heather L Lander, Ravie Abozaid, Francis M Chang, Hugo S Clifford, Mehmet K Aktas, Brandon F Lebow, Kunal Panda, Julie A Wyrobek

Publisher: Elsevier 2022