The Johns Hopkins Hospital
600 N. Wolfe Street
Sheikh Zayed Tower
Baltimore, MD 21287
Graduate medical education; International adoption medicine; Anesthetic care for the patient undergoing ethanol embolization of vascular malformations; Perioperative care of the pediatric patient with obstructive sleep apnea
Dr. Deborah Ann Schwengel is an assistant professor of anesthesiology and critical care medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Her areas of clinical expertise include anesthesiology.
Dr. Schwengel serves as the director of the Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine Training and Residency Program.
She received her undergraduate degree in nursing from Duke University. She earned her M.D. from the University of North Carolina School of Medicine. She completed her residencies at Yale–New Haven Hospital and Johns Hopkins. She performed a fellowship in pediatric critical care medicine at Johns Hopkins. Dr. Schwengel joined the Johns Hopkins faculty in 1994.
Dr. Schwengel's research interests include perioperative care of pediatric patients with obstructive sleep apnea and anesthetic care for patients undergoing ethanol embolization of vascular malformations. She also has a special interest in international adoption medicine and graduate medical education.
Dr. Schwengel serves on the Continuing Medical Education Advisory Board at Johns Hopkins and is the co-author of The Johns Hopkins Anesthesiology Handbook: Mobile Medicine Series. She has been recognized by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education with a Parker J. Palmer Courage to Teach Award in 2013. She founded the International Adoption Clinic of the Kennedy Krieger Institute and the Johns Hopkins Children’s Center in 1999.