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Debra L. Kennamer, M.D.

Present Title & Affiliation

Primary Appointment

Professor, Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, Division of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

Office Address

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
1400 Holcombe Boulevard
Unit Number: 409
Houston, TX 77030
Room Number: FC13.3056
Phone: (713) 794-5366
Fax: (713) 794-1309

Education & Training

Degree-Granting Education

1980 University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, MD, Anesthesiology
1975 Southwest Texas State University, San Marcos, TX, BS, Biology

Postgraduate Training

7/2004-6/2005 Cohort V, Faculty Leadership Academy, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
2/2003-5/2004 Advanced Training Program in Health Care Delivery Improvement, Intermountain Health Care, Salt Lake City, UT
1/1999-12/2007 Medical Acupuncture Course, University of California, Los Angeles, CA
7/1980-6/1983 Anesthesiology Residency, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX

Board Certifications

1985 American Board of Anesthesiology, Diplomate

Selected Publications

Peer-Reviewed Original Research Articles

1. Ahrar K, Matin S, Wood CG, Wallace MJ, Gupta S, Madoff DC, Rao S, Tannir NM, Jonasch E, Pisters LL, Rozner MA, Kennamer DL, Hicks ME. Percutaneous radiofrequency ablation of renal tumors: technique, complications, and outcomes. J Vasc Interv Radiol 16(5):679-88, 5/2005. PMID: 15872323.
2. Vauthey JN, Pawlik TM, Abdalla EK, Arens JF, Nemr RA, Wei SH, Kennamer DL, Ellis LM, Curley SA. Is extended hepatectomy for hepatobiliary malignancy justified? Ann Surg 239(5):722-30; discussion 730-2, 5/2004. PMID: 15082977.

Book Chapters

1. Arens JF, Kennamer DL. Perioperative Care of Patients with Liver Neoplasms. In: Perioperative Cancer Medicine: Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Control in Cancer Patients, 2005.

Last updated: 8/4/2015