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Allan Gottschalk, MD, PhD

Allan Gottschalk, MD, PhD

Chief, Division of Neuroanesthesia
Program Director, Postdoctoral Research Training Program
Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine

Departments of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine and Surgery
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
600 N. Wolfe Street
Baltimore, MD 21287

Phone: 410-955-2611
Appointment Phone: 410-955-2611

Research Interests

Acute perioperative pain; Nonlinear dynamics of respiratory pattern generation; Informational aspects of sensory perception and the representation of sensory input; Biophysical models of general anesthetic action on the central nervous system; Neuropathic pain


Dr. Allan Gottschalk 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. Gottschalk serves as the director of the Postdoctoral Research Training Program in the Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine.

Dr. Gottschalk received his undergraduate degree in biomedical engineering from Boston University and his M.S. in systems engineering and biomedical engineering from the University of Pennsylvania. He earned his M.D. and Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania. He completed his residency at the University of Pennsylvania and performed a research fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania Department of Anesthesia. Dr. Gottschalk joined the Johns Hopkins faculty in 2001.

Prior to joining Johns Hopkins, Dr. Gottschalk was an assistant professor of anesthesia at the University of Pennsylvania. There, he was also a member of the Sleep Center, the Vision Center and the Institute for Neuroscience.

Dr. Gottschalk serves on the editorial boards of several journals, including The Scientific World Journal and World Journal of Anesthesiology. He was recognized by Johns Hopkins with a Service Excellence Award in 2011. He is a member of numerous professional organizations, including the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.

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9/22: Discovery Rounds (12 PM, Chevy Chase Conference Room) – Viachaslau Barodka, MD, Nicola Heller, PhD

9/29: Quality Assurance Committee Meeting

10/6: Abraham Endowed Lecture – Shad Deering, COL, MD, FACOG

Understanding Child Abuse: From Neurobiology to Social Policy – Joan Kaufman, MD
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