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Eugenie Shalhoub Heitmiller, MD

Physician Advisor for Quality Assurance
Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine
Female
Appointment Phone

410-955-6353

Main Location

The Johns Hopkins Hospital

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Titles

  • Physician Advisor for Quality Assurance
  • Medical Director, Pediatric Preoperative and Postanesthesia Unit
  • Vice Chairman for Clinical Affairs, ACCM
  • Director of Performance Improvement
  • Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine
  • Professor of Pediatrics

Centers & Institutes

  • Johns Hopkins Children's Center

Expertise

Anesthesiology, Pediatric Anesthesia

Research Interests

Blood wastage reduction; Quality Improvement in Anesthesiology; Pediatric advanced life support training; Obstructive sleep apnea in pediatric patients; Pediatric adverse event analysis

Languages

  • English

Memberships

American Society of Anesthesiologists
International Anesthesia Research Society
Maryland/DC Society of Anesthesiologists
Society for Cardiovascular Anesthesia
American Academy of Pediatrics
Society for Pediatric Anesthesia
Society for Cardiovascular Anesthesia
Congenital Cardiac Anesthesia Society
Johns Hopkins Alumni Association

Clinical Trial Keywords

  • Hand hygiene
  • Pediatric advanced life support
  • Catheter-associated bloodstream infection

Additional Resources

Additional Resources +
  • Education +

    Training

    • Georgetown University School of Medicine ( Washington DC) (1979)

    Residencies

    • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine ( Baltimore MD) (1984)
    • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Pediatrics ( Baltimore MD) (1982)

    Certifications

    • American Board of Anesthesiology / Pediatric Anesthesiology (2013)
    • American Board of Anesthesiology / Anesthesiology (1989)
    • American Board of Pediatrics / Pediatrics (1984)
  • Research & Publications +

    Selected Publications

    Blanck TJJ, Chiancone E, Salviati G, Heitmiller ES, Verzili D, Luciani G, Colotti G. Halothane does not alter CA2+ affinity of troponin C. Anesthesiology. 1992; 767:100-105.

    Drenger B, Heitmiller ES, Quigg M, Blanck TJJ. Depression of calcium channel blocker binding to rat brain membranes by halothane. Anesth Analg. 1992; 74:758-761.

    delRe MD, Ayd J, Schultheis LW, Heitmiller ES. Protamine and left ventricular function: a transesophageal echocardiography study. Anesth Analg 77:1098-1103, 1993.

    Salazar JD, Doty JR, Lin JW, Dyke MC, Roberts J, Heitmiller ES, Heitmiller RF. Does cell type influence post-esophagectomy survival in patients with esophageal cancer? Dis Esophagus 11(3): 168-171, 1998.

    Heitmiller ES, Blanck TJJ. A syndrome that mimics malignant hyperthermia in children following cardiopulmonary bypass. Amer J Anesthesiol. 2000; 27(5):286-291.

    Kavanaugh-McHugh A, Tobias JD, Doyle T, Heitmiller ES, Meagher C. Transesophageal echocardiography in pediatric congenital heart disease. Cardiol Rev. 2000 Sep-Oct;8(5):288-306.

    Makary MA, Holzmueller CG, Sexton JB, Thompson DA, Martinez EA, Freischlag JA, Ulatowski JA, Heitmiller ES, Rowen L, Pronovost PJ. Operating room debriefings. Joint Comm J Qual and Safety. 2006(June); 32(7):407-410.

    Makary MA, Holzmueller CG, Thompson DA, Rowen L, Heitmiller ES, Maley WR, Black JH, Stegner K, Freischlag JA, Ulatowski JA, Pronovost PJ. Operating room briefings: Working on the same page. Joint Comm J Qual and Safety 2006 (June); 32(6):351-355.

    Aboumatar H, Blackledge C, Dickson C, Heitmiller E, Freischlag J, Pronovost P. A descriptive study of morbidity and mortality conferences and their conformity to medical incident analysis models: Results of the Morbidity and Mortality Conference Improvement Study (MMCIS) - Phase I. American Journal of Medical Quality. 2007; July-Aug: 22(4): 232-238.

    Michaels RK, Makary MA, Dahab Y, Frassica FJ, Heitmiller ES, Rowen LC, Crotreau R, Brem H, Pronovost PJ. Achieving the National Quality Forums Never Events: prevention of wrong site, wrong procedure, and wrong patient operations. Ann Surg 2007; 245: 526-532.25.

    Heitmiller E, Martinez E, Pronovost P. Identifying and Learning from Mistakes. Anesthesiology 2007; 106(4): 654-656.

    Schwartz JM, Vricella L, Jeffries M, Heitmiller ES. Cerebral oximetry guides treatment during Blalock-Taussig Shunt Procedure. J Cardiothor Vasc Anesth. 2008 Feb; 22(1): 95-97.

    Heitmiller ES, Nelson KL, Hunt EA, Schwartz JM, Yaster M, Shaffner DH. A survey of pediatric anesthesiologists resuscitation experience and knowledge of American Heart Association resuscitation guidelines. Resuscitation 2008; 79:499-505.
  • Academic Affiliations & Courses +
  • Activities & Honors +

    Honors

    American Society of Anesthesiologists Media Award, October 1996, for: Sunday Rounds Anesthesiology, National Public Radio

    University Healthcare Consortium finalist for the Excellence in Quality and Safety awards, Phoenix, Arizona, September 2005

    Baltimore Magazine Best Doctors in Pediatric Anesthesia, 2007
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  • Contact & Locations +

    Locations

    The Johns Hopkins Hospital
    600 N. Wolfe Street
    Hospital Main Entrance - Sheikh Zayed Tower
    Baltimore, MD 21287
    Phone: 410-614-1162
    Appointment Phone: 410-955-6353
    Fax: 410-614-8606
    Location Map
    Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center
    601 N. Caroline Street
    Baltimore, MD 21287
    Phone: 410-550-0415
    Appointment Phone: 410-933-1233
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    Department/Division

    • Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine - Pediatric Anesthesia and Critical Care Medicine

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