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Jagtar Singh Heir, DO

Present Title & Affiliation

Primary Appointment

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

Education & Training

Degree-Granting Education

2001 New York College of Osteopathic Medicine, Old Westbury, NY, DO, Osteopathic Medicine
1997 New York Institute of Technology, Old Westbury, NY, BS, Summa Cum Laude, Biology

Board Certifications

6/2007 National Board of Echocardiography
4/2006 American Board of Anesthesiologists

Experience/Service

Academic Appointments

Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, Division of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 9/2006-8/2012

Honors and Awards

1994-1997 Dean's Honor List, New York Institute of Technology
1994-1997 Nu Ypsilon Tau Honor Society, New York Institute of Technology

Selected Publications

Peer-Reviewed Original Research Articles

1. Singh Heir J, Kupferman ME. A Simple Approach to Facilitating Fiberoptic Intubation in the Difficult Airway Iscope. Laryngoscope 121(2):310-2, 2/2011.
2. Jagtar Singh Heir D.O., Vijaya Gottumukkala M.D., Manmeet Singh, M.D., Bernhard Riedel M.D., and SWamique Yusuf M.D. Coronary Stents and Noncardiac Surgery: Current Clinical Challenges and Conundrums. Preventive Cardiology 13(1):8-13, 1/2010. PMID: 20021620.

Invited Articles

1. Singh Heir, J. Trials and Triumphs: Personal Experiences from Haiti. Texas Society of Anesthesiologists Bulletin 23(1):14-18, 1/2011.

Abstracts

1. Schier R, Singh Heir J, El-Zein R, Teschendorf P, Riedel B, Gottumukkala V. Effect of surgical injury on vascular function - a prospective study using a novel non-invasive technique. European Journal of Anaesthesiology 28(40):40, 6/2011.
2. Schier R, Heir JS, Gottumukkala V, El-Zein R, Mehran R, Riedel B. Effect of major thoracic surgery on vascular function: a prospective study using novel non-invasive technique. Anesthesia Analgesia 112(5):S-46, 5/2011.
3. Jawa RS, Zakrison T, Le PV, Heir JS, Young DH, Namias N, Stothert J, Neto ML, Andrews D, Ginzburg E, Mercer DW. Regionalization of care for the critically ill in post-earthquake Haiti: The value of teamwork. J Surg Res 2(165):340, 2/2011.
4. Singh JH. Digital Thermal Monitoring: A Novel, Non-invasive Assessment of Perioperative Microvascular Function. American Society of Anesthesiology, 10/2008.
5. Singh JH,. Digital Thermal Monitoring: Non Invasive Assessment of Perioperative Microvascular Function. Euro Anaesthesia, 6/2008.

Letters to the Editor

1. Singh Heir D.O., J, and Gottumukkala M.B.B.S, V. Beach Chair Position: Is it really feasible in laparoscopic procedures? Anesthesiology 108(6):1153, 6/2008. PMID: 18497624.

Last updated: 6/4/2013