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Richard N. Wissler, M.D., Ph.D.

Anesthesiology

Clinical Interests

Obstetrics

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Office: (585) 275-2141

Fax: (585) 244-7271

URMFGA member of the University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group

groupAn Accountable Health Partner

assignmentAccepting New Patients

Credentials

Faculty Appointments

Specialties

  • Anesthesiology - American Board of Anesthesiology

Education

1974
BA | Hamilton College
Arts & Sciences

1976
MS | Yale University
Anatomy

1983
MD | Columbia Univ Coll P&s
Medicine

1989
PhD | Cornell Univ Medical College
Physiology, All Other

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/1990 - 06/30/1991
Fellowship in Obstetric Anesthesiology at University of Florida College of Medicine

07/01/1987 - 06/30/1990
Residency in Anesthesiology at University of Florida College of Medicine

07/01/1987 - 06/30/1990
Residency in Anesthesiology at University of Florida College of Medicine

07/01/1990 - 06/30/1991
Fellowship in Obstetric Anesthesiology at University of Florida College of Medicine

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Awards

2005
Outstanding Contribution to Strong Beginnings", award voted by Labor & Delivery nurses at Strong Memorial Hospital

1992
Best Exhibit for Clinical Application ("Transtracheal Oxygenation and Ventilation after Failed Intubation and Mask Ventilation"), 46th Postgraduate Assembly of the New York State Society of Anesthesiologists

1989
Certificate of Excellence, 15th Annual Gulf-Atlantic Anesthesia Residents Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana

1983
Thomas F. Cock, M.D. Prize in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Columbia University

1974
Holbrook Prize in Biology, Hamilton College

1974
Glass Fellowship in Biology, Hamilton College

1974
Sigma Xi, Hamilton College

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Publications

Journal Articles

6/1999
Bédard JM, Richardson MG, Wissler RN. "General anesthesia with remifentanil for Cesarean section in a parturient with an acoustic neuroma." Canadian journal of anaesthesia = Journal canadien d'anesthésie.. 1999 Jun 0; 46(6):576-80.

2/1999
Bédard JM, Richardson MG, Wissler RN. "Epidural anesthesia in a parturient with a lumboperitoneal shunt." Anesthesiology.. 1999 Feb 0; 90(2):621-3.

2/1999
Richardson MG, Wissler RN. "The effects of needle bevel orientation during epidural catheter insertion in laboring parturients." Anesthesia and analgesia.. 1999 Feb 0; 88(2):352-6.

Books & Chapters

2004
Chapter Title: Endocrine Disorders
Book Title: Obstetric Anesthesia: Principles and Practice
Author List: Wissler, RN
Edited By: Chestnut DH (ed.)
Published By: Mosby2004 in St. Louis

1999
Chapter Title: Endocrine Disorders
Book Title: Obstetric Anesthesia: Principles and Practice
Author List: Wissler, RN
Edited By: Chestnut DH (ed.)
Published By: Mosby1999 in St. Louis

1999
Chapter Title: Neuraxial Analgesia for Labor and Delivery: Techniques
Book Title: Obstetric Anesthesia
Author List: Wissler, RN; Norris, MC
Edited By: Norris MC (ed.)
Published By: Lippincott1999 in Philadelphia

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