Samuel A. Hunter, MD

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Samuel A. Hunter, MD is an attending physician and assistant professor of Clinical Anesthesiology and Critical Care at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. 

Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training

Medical School

Doctor of Medicine - Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY.

Residency

Residency, Anesthesiology - Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative, and Pain Medicine, Icahn School of Medicine, New York, NY.

Fellowship

 Fellowship, Pediatric Anesthesiology - Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA.

Board Certification

Anesthesiology
Pediatric Anesthesiology

Undergraduate Degree

BA - Psychology (cum laude) - Kenyon College, Gambier, OH.

Titles and Academic Titles

General Anesthesiologist, Attending Physician

Assistant Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology and Critical Care, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania

Departments and Services

Selected Publications

2020

Hunter SA, Doshi A, Schwartz AJ, Lockman JL: Acoustic Shadowing: Making (Sound) Waves in Pediatric Vascular Access. Anesthesiology 2020, in press

Hunter SA, Schwartz AJ, Lockman JL: An ‘Open House’ Conference Format Allows for Effective Teaching Without the Need for Protected Nonclinical Time for Trainees. Pediatric Anesthesia 2020, in press

Schwartz AJ, Low DW, Hunter SA, Lockman JL. Don’t Let Your Student Fall Asleep. Images in Anesthesiology 2020, in press

Bronheim RS, Caridi JM, Steinberger J, Hunter S, Neifert SN, Deutsch BC, Demaria S, Hermann L, Gal JS: American Society of Anesthesiologists’ Status Association with Cost and Length of Stay in Lumbar Laminectomy and Fusion: Results from an Institutional Database. Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 2020; 45:333–8

2019

Snyder DJ, Neifert SN, Gal JS, Deutsch BC, Rothrock R, Hunter S, Caridi JM: Assessing Variability in In-Hospital Complication Rates between Surgical Services for Patients Undergoing Posterior Cervical Decompression and Fusion. Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 2019; 44:163–8

2018

Hunter S, Katz D, Riley K, Anderson M: Anaesthesia for an emergent caesarean section in a patient with acute transverse myelitis. J Obstet Anaesth Crit Care 2018; 8:58

2017

Hunter S, Katz D, Goldberg A, Lin H-M, Pasricha R, Benesh G, Grand B Le, DeMaria S: Use of an anaesthesia workstation barrier device to decrease contamination in a simulated operating room. Br J Anaesth 2017; 118:870–5

Publications

Books

2018

Hunter, SA; Katz, D. Respiratory system anatomy. In Patel, A., Bhatt, H., & Kim, S. (Eds.). (2018). BASIC Essentials: A Comprehensive Review for the Anesthesiology BASIC Exam. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. doi:10.1017/97811082

Posters and Presentations

2020

Hunter, SA; Elliot, E. Wired for Never Events. Wake Up Safe - Society for Pediatric Anesthesiology, March 2nd, 2020, Nassau, Bahamas.

2019

Hunter, SA. Liposomal Bupivacaine: Pharmacokinetics, Clinical Use, and Evidence for Pediatric Application. Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine Grand Rounds, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, March 28th, 2019, Philadelphia, PA.

2018

Hunter, SA. Anaesthesia for an emergent caesarean section in a patient with acute transverse myelitis. 36th Annual International Symposium: Clinical Update in Anesthesiology, Surgery, and Perioperative Medicine, January 18th, 2018, Nassau, Bahamas.

2017

Hunter, SA. Use of an anesthesia workstation barrier device to decrease contamination in a simulated operating room. Postgraduate Assembly in Anesthesiology, December 9th, 2017, New York, NY.

Hunter, SA. Literature review of neuraxial techniques for labor analgesia. Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative, and Pain Medicine Grand Rounds, Icahn School of Medicine, November 29th, 2017, New York, NY.

Hunter, SA. Anaesthesia for an emergent caesarean section in a patient with acute transverse myelitis. American Society of Anesthesiologists, October 21, 2017, Boston, MA.

Hunter, SA. Inadequate labor analgesia. Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine Grand Rounds, Icahn School of Medicine, May 24th, 2017, New York, NY.

Hunter, SA. Eliasberg senior scholars. Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine Grand Rounds, Icahn School of Medicine, May 10th, 2017, New York, NY.

Awards and Honors

Resident Research Award, Department of Anesthesiology, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Chief Resident, Department of Anesthesiology, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Finalist, Resident Research Competition, Postgraduate Assembly in Anesthesiology

Eliasberg Scholars Program, Department of Anesthesiology, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

  • Department-funded research track for which residents apply and are selected by departmental leadership. Selected residents are granted funds, resources, and protected time with which to design and carry out academic projects.

Editorial and Academic Positions

Reviewer, Images in Anesthesiology 2020 - present

Leadership and Memberships

Society of Pediatric Anesthesia 2018 - present

American Society of Anesthesiologists 2014 – present

Member, Fellowship Clinical Competency Committee 2019 - present

Member, Pediatric Anesthesia Fellowship Selection Committee 2019 - present

Member, Anesthesiology Equipment Committee 2019 - present