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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
Research in Research Fellow - Anesthesiology at University of Rochester Medical Center

12/01/2001 - 06/30/2002
Fellowship in Transplant Anesthesia 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

Saran JS, Kreso M, Khurana S, Nead M, Larj M, Karan S. "Anesthetic Considerations for Patients Undergoing Bronchial Thermoplasty." Anesthesia and analgesia.. 2018 May 0; 126(5):1575-1579.

Mitchell JD, Ku C, Diachun CAB, DiLorenzo A, Lee DE, Karan S, Wong V, Schell RM, Brzezinski M, Jones SB. "Enhancing Feedback on Professionalism and Communication Skills in Anesthesia Residency Programs." Anesthesia and analgesia.. 2017 Aug 0; 125(2):620-631.

Karan SB, Berger JS, Wajda M. "Confessions of Physicians: What Systemic Reporting Does Not Uncover." Journal of graduate medical education.. 2015 Dec 0; 7(4):528-30.

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