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About Me

Certified Specialties

Anesthesiology - American Board of Anesthesiology

Faculty Appointments

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


Residency & Fellowship

Fellowship, Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology, New York Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University. 2020 - 2021

Fellowship, Pediatric Anesthesiology, New York Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University. 2019 - 2020

Residency, Anesthesiology, New York Presbyterian Hospital (Columbia Campus). 2016 - 2019

Internship, Anesthesiology, New York Presbyterian Hospital (Columbia Campus). 2015 - 2016


MD | George Washington University School of Medicine. 2015


First Prize Clinical Research Abstract – Department of Anesthesiology Annual Academic 2019 Evening. 2019

Medical Student Excellence in Anesthesiology. 2015


Journal Articles

Anesthetic Management and Considerations for Electrophysiology Procedures

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

Advances In Anesthesia. 2022; 40(1): 131-147.

Primer of COVID-19 Vaccines for the Perioperative Physician.

Lynch, Lisa R.; Clifford, Hugo; Ko, Riva; Hache, Manon; Sun, Wellington.

Journal of Neurosurgical Anesthesiology. 2021; 34(1): 101-106.

Introduction of an Analgesia Prescription Guideline Can Reduce Unused Opioids After Cardiac Surgery: A Pre-Post Cohort Study,

Pena, Joseph J; Chen, Chung Jen; Clifford, Hugo; Xue, Zenghui; Wang, Shuang; Argenziano, Michael; Landau, Ruth; Meng, Marie-Louise.

Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia. 2020; .

Szymanski, AM; Clifford, H; Ronis, T.

Fever of unknown origin: a retrospective review of pediatric