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Wei Dong Gao, MD

Wei Dong Gao, MD

Associate Professor
Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Sheikh Zayed Tower
1800 Orleans Street
Baltimore, MD 21287

Phone: 410-955-7519


Dr. Wei Dong Gao is an associate professor of anesthesiology and critical care medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. His areas of clinical expertise include anesthesiology.

Dr. Gao earned his M.D. from Harbin Medical University in China and his Ph.D. from the University of Calgary. He completed post-doctoral training at Johns Hopkins. He performed his residencies at University Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio, and a fellowship in cardiac anesthesia at Johns Hopkins. Dr. Gao joined the Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine at Johns Hopkins in 2002.

Prior to joining Johns Hopkins, Dr. Gao was a research assistant in the Department of Medicine and Medical Physiology at the University of Calgary. He was a research associate in the molecular and cellular cardiology section in the Department of Medicine at Johns Hopkins from 1995 to 1997.

His research interests include oxidative stress in heart failure, excitation-contraction coupling in ischemia/reperfusion and heart failure, and cardiac muscle physiology.

Dr. Gao’s work was recognized by Johns Hopkins with a Clinician Scientist Award from 2002 to 2004. He is a member of several professional organizations, including the Association of University Anesthesiologists and the American Society of Anesthesiology.

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