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Dmitri Guvakov, MD

Associate Professor, Anesthesiology

Dmitri Guvakov
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Contact Information

Contact Information

About Me

Clinical Interests

  • Cardio-thoracic anesthesiology 
  • Trans-esophageal echocardiography 

Research Interests

  • Protection of central nervous system during cardiac surgery
Education, Training & Credentials

Educational Background

  • Residency, Anesthesia and Critical Care, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 2006
  • Internship, General Surgery, Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, 2003
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship, NIH Clinical Research, Division of Cardiac Anesthesia, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 2002
  • Fellowship, Cardiac-Thoracic Anesthesia and Critical Care, Novosibirsk Institute of Circulatory Pathology, Novosibirsk, Russia, 1990
  • Residency, Anesthesia, Novosibirsk Institute of Circulatory Pathology, Novosibirsk, Russia, 1988
  • Internship, Pediatric Cardiac Surgery, Novosibirsk Institute of Circulatory Pathology, Novosibirsk, Russia, 1987
  • MD, Novosibirsk State Medical Institute, Novosibirsk, Russia, 1986


  • Anesthesiology
  • Echocardiography


  • American Society of Cardiac Anesthesiology
  • American Society of Anesthesiologists 
  • Russian Society of Anesthesiologists 

PubMed Publications

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Additional Publications

  • S Smith, K. Gadhok, and D Guvakov. An unexpected Airway Complication in a Male Patient with Goltz syndrome. Hindawi Case report In Anesthesiology V 2016, article 4659891, August 2016
  • Y Salamanca-Padilla, T. J Cios, and D Guvakov. An anti-coagulation conundrum: implantation of Total Artificial Heart in Patient with Heparin-Induced thrombocytopenia Type- II. National Journal of Case Reports, February 2016
  • Floyd TF, Clark JM, Gelfand R, Detre JA, Ratcliffe S, Guvakov D, Lambertsen CJ, Eckenhoff RG. Independent cerebral vasoconstrictive effects of hyperoxia and accompanying arterial hypocapnia at 1 ATA. J Appl Physio 2003; 95:2453-6
  • Weiss SJ, Guvakov DV, Cheung AT. Current practice in cardiac anesthesia. Challenges and opportunities. Pathology of Circulation and Cardiac Surgery 1999; 1 :64- 66.
  • Meng QC, Cheung AT, Guvakov DV, Weiss SJ, Savino JS, Salge IS, Marshall BE. Extraction and quantification of nicardipine in human plasma. J Chromatography B.  1998; 718: 121-127.
  • Chatr-Aryamontri, B, Guvakov, DV, Segal, KR. Indirect calorimetry by use of miniature portable measurement system. European Journal of Applied Physiology 1995; 76: 462- 464