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Suzanne Beth Karan, M.D.

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Office: (585) 275-1384

Fax: (585) 276-0122

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  • Anesthesiology - American Board of Anesthesiology


MD | SUNY Health Science Center at Brooklyn

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

08/01/2002 - 07/31/2003
Fellowship at University of Rochester Medical Center

12/01/2001 - 06/30/2002
Fellowship at University of Rochester Medical Center

07/01/1998 - 12/31/2001
Residency in Anesthesiology at University of Rochester Medical Center

07/01/1997 - 06/30/1998
Internship in Internal Medicine at Maimonides Medical Center

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Recipient of Fulbright Scholar Award to Hebrew University (declined)
Sponsor: United States Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cult

Applying Principles of Medical Training: Individual Teacher Training
Sponsor: Harvard Medical School
Location: Boston, MA

2009 - 2010
Mentoring Program (Applied for and obtained $3,400 Grant to participate in academic development)
Sponsor: American Society of Anesthesiology
Location: University of Rochester

IX Oxford Conference Trainee Scholar
Sponsor: National Science Foundation
Location: Paris, France

Intern of the Year
Sponsor: Maimonides Medical Center

Jennifer Timbrook Memorial Award for Student Service

1996 - 1997
Sponsor: Student Center Governing Board

1996 - 1997
Chairperson, Liaison
Sponsor: Committee on Medical Education Student Council

1994 - 1997
President, 1997 Class of Medicine
Sponsor: SUNY Health Science Center Brooklyn

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Journal Articles

Hincker, A; Nadler, J; Karan, S; et al. "Sleep Apnea and Fetal Growth Restriction (SAFER) study: protocol for a pragmatic randomised clinical trial of positive airway pressure as an antenatal therapy for fetal growth restriction in maternal obstructive sleep apnoea". BMJ Open. 2021; 11(6): e049120.

Love, ER; Dexter, F; Reminick, JI; Sanford, JA; Karan, S. "Interview Data Highlight Importance of "Same State" on Anesthesiology Residency Match." Anesth Analg. 2021; 132(1): 223-230.

Neves, SE; Chen, MJ; Ku, CM; Karan, S. et al. "Using Machine Learning to Evaluate Attending Feedback on Resident Performance." Anesth Analg. 2021; 132(2): 545-555.

Books & Chapters

Chapter Title: Carcinoid Syndrome
Book Title: Decision Making in Anesthesiology: An Algorithmic Approach
Author List: Suzanne B. Karan, Denham S. Ward
Edited By: Lois L. Bready, Dawn Dillman, Susan H. Noorily
Published By: Mosby Elsevier 2007

Chapter Title: Ventilatory effects of cardiovascular drugs. In:Pharmacology and Pathophysiology of the Control of Breathing
Book Title: Lung Biology in Health and Disease
Author List: Ward DS, Karan S.
Edited By: Ward DS, Dahan A, Teppema L
Published By: Taylor & Francis 2005 in Boca Raton

Chapter Title: Effects of Pain and Audiovisual Stimulation on the Hypoxic Ventilatory Response
Book Title: Post-Genomic Perspectives in Modeling and Control of Breathing
Author List: Karan, SB; Norton, JR; Voter, W; Palmer, L; Ward, DS
Edited By: Champagnat, J; Denavit-Saubie, M; Fortin, G; Foutz, AS; Thoby-Brisson, M
Published By: Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers 2004 in New York City