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James A Rothschild, MD

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The Johns Hopkins Hospital

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Centers & Institutes

  • Bloodless Medicine and Surgery, Center for


Anesthesiology, Blood Disorders

Research Interests

Bloodless Medicine and Surgery, Autologous Hemodilution, Cell Salvage, Blood Conservation, Anesthesia Information Management Systems


Dr. James Rothschild is a graduate of the Johns Hopkins Hospital residency in Anesthesiology. His clinical interest is in the area of blood conservation. He currently works with Dr. Steven Frank in the Johns Hopkins Bloodless Medicine and Surgery Program. His research is focused on methods to improve blood utilization and methods to avoid blood transfusion for those patients who wish not receive blood or blood products. These methods include autologous hemodilution, cell salvage (cell saver) and in treating and/or preventing anemia before and after surgery. His clinical expertise is anesthesia for vascular, thoracic, transplant and high-risk obstetric procedures.


  • English


American Society of Anesthesiologists
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  • Education +


    • Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University (2004)


    • American Board of Anesthesiology
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    Selected Publications

    1. Frank SM, Savage WJ, Rothschild JA, Rivers RJ, Ness PM, Paul SL, Ulatowski JA: Variability in blood and blood component utilization as assessed by an anesthesia information management system Anesthesiology, 2012, April 23 (Epub ahead of print).
    2. Rothschild J, Winters B, Brenan-Rothschild K. Chapter 54: HAZMAT in the Operating Room. In: Anesthesia Unplugged. Gallagher C, et al, eds. McGraw-Hill 2012.
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    Chief Resident, Department of Anesthesia & Critical Care Medicine, Johns Hopkins Hospital, 2011-2012.

    Professional Activities

    Fellowship in Vascular/Transplant Anesthesia 2012-2013
    Fellowship in High Risk Obstetric Anesthesia 2012-2013
    Reviewer, Journal of "Anesthesiology"
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    The Johns Hopkins Hospital
    600 N. Wolfe Street
    Sheikh Zayed Tower
    Baltimore, MD 21287
    Phone: 410 955 5608
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    Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
    4940 Eastern Avenue
    Baltimore, MD 21224
    Phone: 410 955 2163
    Appointment Phone: 410 955 5608
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    • Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine

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