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Deborah Schwengel, MD

Deborah Schwengel, MD

Assistant Professor
Director, Anesthesiology Training and Residency Program

Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine
Bloomberg Children’s Center
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
1800 Orleans Street
Baltimore, MD 21287

Phone: 410-955-7609
Appointment Phone: 410-955-7609

Deborah Schwengel, M.D., is a pediatric anesthesiologist at the Johns Hopkins Children’s Center and assistant professor in the Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. She is currently the Residency Program Director for the Department of Anesthesiology and is interested in innovative ways of teaching adults in residency programs. She is Founder and Director of the International Adoption Clinic of the Kennedy Krieger Institute and the Johns Hopkins Children’s Center. In addition, she is a critical care consultant at St. Agnes Hospital and Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital in Baltimore. Dr. Schwengel’s research is focused on perioperative care of pediatric patients with obstructive sleep apnea and patients with vascular malformations undergoing embolization procedures. As the former director of Remote Anesthesiology, she also maintains an interest in and speaks on the topic of care for the patient in Out-of-OR locations.

Johns Hopkins Anesthesiology Handbook

Johns Hopkins Anesthesiology Handbook
Written by residents, for residents, The Johns Hopkins Anesthesiology Handbook: Mobile Medicine Series, by Eugenie S. Heitmiller, MD and Deborah A. Schwengel, MD, is a concise, pocket-sized reference that focuses on the clinical pearls essential to successful anesthesia practice and training. Features a user-friendly templated format--along with a two-color design--that makes it easy to find the answers you need. Presents the work of the residents and faculty from Johns Hopkins University to provide you with the most current and comprehensive clinical handbook available. Offers evidence-based guidance linked to ranked evidence in anesthesia and critical care for expert recommendations on best practices. Provides lists of indications, dosages, treatments, and helpful guidelines to create a powerful clinical tool. Johns Hopkins Anesthesiology Handbook is available from or the Johns Hopkins Medical Book Center at 1830 East Monument Street.

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