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Adam Sapirstein, MD

Adam Sapirstein, MD

Chief, Division of Adult Critical Care Medicine / Surgical Intensive Care Unit
Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine
Assistant Professor of Surgery

Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Sheikh Zayed Tower
1800 Orleans Street
Baltimore, MD 21287
Phone: 410-955-5464
Appointment Phone: 410-955-6353


Dr. Adam Sapirstein is an associate professor of anesthesiology and critical care medicine and an assistant professor of surgery at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. His area of clinical expertise is adult critical care. He is director of the Division of Adult Critical Care Medicine and is on faculty at the Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality.

Dr. Sapirstein received his medical degree from Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine and completed a residency in anesthesiology at Massachusetts General Hospital. He also performed a fellowship in anesthesiology and critical care medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital.

His research focuses on the roles of phospholipases A2 and their lipid metabolites in brain injury.

He is a member of the American Society of Anesthesiologists, the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the Society for Neuroscience and the Society for Critical Care Medicine.

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Third Annual Mark C. Rogers Endowed Lectureship – Joseph Stauffer, DO, MBA
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