Mark Dershwitz, M.D., Ph.D.
Academic Role: Professor
Clinical Interests: Vascular Anesthesia, Pharmacology, Education
Phone: (508) 856-2480
Ph.D. (Pharmacology) Northwestern University, 1982
Massachusetts General Hospital, Residency in Anesthesiology, 1984-1986
Dershwitz M, Henthorn TK. The pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of thiopental as used in lethal injection. Fordham Urban Law J 2008; 35:931-56.
Cooper JB, Blum RH, Carroll JS, Dershwitz M, Feinstein DM, Gaba DM, Morey JC, Singla AK. Differences in safety climate among hospital anesthesia departments and the effect of a realistic simulation-based training program. Anesth Analg 2008; 106:574-84.
Dershwitz M. Is droperidol safe? Probably... Semin Anesth Periop Med Pain 2004; 23:291-301.
Dershwitz M. Droperidol: should the black box be light gray? J Clin Anesth 2002; 14:598-603.
Dershwitz M, Michałowski P, Chang YC, Rosow CE, Conlay LA. Postoperative nausea and vomiting following total intravenous anesthesia with propofol and remifentanil or alfentanil. How important is the opioid? J Clin Anesth 2002; 14:275-78.
Dershwitz M, Walsh JL, Morishige RJ, Connors PM, Rubsamen RM, Shafer, SL, Rosow C. Pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of inhaled versus intravenous morphine in healthy volunteers. Anesthesiology 2000; 93:619-28.
Dershwitz M, Conant JA, Chang YC, Rosow CE, Connors PM. A randomized double-blind dose-response study of ondansetron in the prevention of postoperative nausea and vomiting. J Clin Anesth 1998; 10:314-20.
Kearse LA, Rosow C, Zaslavsky A, Connors P, Dershwitz M, Denman W. Bispectral analysis of the electroencephalogram predicts conscious processing of information during propofol sedation and hypnosis. Anesthesiology 1998; 88:25-34.
Hoke JF, Shlugman D, Dershwitz M, Michałowski P, Malthouse-Dufore S, Connors PM, Marten D, Rosow CE, Muir KT, Rubin N, Glass PSA. Pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of remifentanil in subjects with renal failure compared to healthy volunteers. Anesthesiology 1997; 87:533-41.
Dershwitz M, Hoke JF, Rosow CE, Michałowski P, Connors PM, Muir KT, Dienstag JL. Pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of remifentanil in volunteer subjects with severe liver disease. Anesthesiology 1996; 84:812-20.
Dershwitz M, Randel GI, Rosow CE, Fragen RJ, Connors PM, Librojo ES, Shaw DL, Peng AW, Jamerson BD. Initial clinical experience with remifentanil, a new opioid metabolized by esterases. Anesth Analg 1995; 81:619-23.
Dershwitz M, Di Biase PM, Rosow CE, Wilson RS, Sanderson PE, Joslyn AF. Ondansetron does not affect alfentanil-induced ventilatory depression or sedation. Anesthesiology 1992; 77:447-52.
Dershwitz M, Rosow CE, Di Biase PM, Joslyn AF, Sanderson PE. Ondansetron is effective in decreasing postoperative nausea and vomiting. Clin Pharmacol Ther 1992; 52:96-101.
Dershwitz M, Rosow CE, Di Biase PM, Zaslavsky A. Comparison of the sedative effects of butorphanol and midazolam. Anesthesiology 1991; 74:717-24.