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

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

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 604
Rochester, NY 14642

Office: (585) 275-2141
Fax: (585) 244-7271


The biographical information for Richard N. Wissler, M.D., Ph.D. is not currently available.

Awards & Honors (Local)

Outstanding Contribution to Strong Beginnings", award voted by Labor & Delivery nurses at Strong Memorial Hospital 2005
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 1992
Certificate of Excellence, 15th Annual Gulf-Atlantic Anesthesia Residents Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana 1989
Thomas F. Cock, M.D. Prize in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Columbia University 1983
Holbrook Prize in Biology, Hamilton College 1974
Glass Fellowship in Biology, Hamilton College 1974
Sigma Xi, Hamilton College 1974

Recent Journal Articles

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1999 Jun
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; 46(6):576-80.
1999 Feb
Bédard JM, Richardson MG, Wissler RN. "Epidural anesthesia in a parturient with a lumboperitoneal shunt." Anesthesiology. 1999 Feb; 90(2):621-3.
1999 Feb
Richardson MG, Wissler RN. "The effects of needle bevel orientation during epidural catheter insertion in laboring parturients." Anesthesia and analgesia. 1999 Feb; 88(2):352-6.
1998 Aug
Richardson MG, Collins HV, Wissler RN. "Intrathecal hypobaric versus hyperbaric bupivacaine with morphine for cesarean section." Anesthesia and analgesia. 1998 Aug; 87(2):336-40.
1997 Jan
Richardson MG, Wissler RN. "Densities of dextrose-free intrathecal local anesthetics, opioids, and combinations measured at 37 degrees C." Anesthesia and analgesia. 1997 Jan; 84(1):95-9.

Current Appointments

Professor - Department of Anesthesiology (SMD) - Primary
Professor - Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology (SMD)


Anesthesiology - American Board of Anesthesiology


PhD | Physiology, All Other | Cornell Univ Medical College1989
MD | Medicine | Columbia Univ Coll P&s1983
MS | Anatomy | Yale University1976
BA | Arts & Sciences | Hamilton College1974

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship in Obstetric Anesthesiology at University of Florida College of Medicine07/01/1990 - 06/30/1991
Residency in Anesthesiology at University of Florida College of Medicine07/01/1987 - 06/30/1990
Internship in Internal Medicine at Norwalk Hospital07/01/1986 - 06/30/1987
Residency in Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Univ. of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry07/01/1983 - 06/30/1986