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Mona Sarkiss

Present Title & Affiliation

Primary Appointment

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

Dual/Joint/Adjunct Appointment

Associate Professor, Department of Pulmonary Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

Education & Training

Degree-Granting Education

1998 University of Texas, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Houston, TX, PHD, Cancer Biology
1996 Educational Commission for Foreign Medical, MD
1989 Cairo University Medical School, MB,BCh,

Board Certifications

4/2003 American Board of Anesthesiology, Recertification Date: 2/2013

Honors and Awards

1997 Young Investigator Award, American Society of Cancer Research

Selected Publications

Peer-Reviewed Original Research Articles

1. Casal RF, Sarkiss M, Martinez CH, Ost D, Morice RC, Eapen GA, Jimenez CA. Relevance of Mild Hemoptysis in Patients with Solid Malignancies: Etiology, Evaluation and Long-Term Outcome. In Press.
2. Sarkiss M, Kennedy M, Riedel B, Norman P, Morice R, Jimenez C, Eapen G. Anesthesia Technique for Endobronchial Ultrasound-Guided Fine Needle Aspiration of Mediastinal Lymph Node. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 21/6(6):892-6, 12/2007. PMID: 18068076.
3. Chang K, Sarkiss M, Won KS, Swafford J, Broemeling L, Gayed I. Preoperative Risk Stratification Using Gated Myocardial Perfusion Studies in Patients with Cancer. J Nucl Med 48(3):344-348, 3/2007. PMID: 17332610.
4. Sarkiss MG, Yusuf SW, Warneke CL, Botz G, Lakkis N, Hirch-Ginsburg C, Champion JC, Swafford J, Shaw AD, Lenihan DJ, Durand JB. Impact of aspirin therapy in cancer patients with thrombocytopenia and acute coronary syndromes. Cancer 109(3):621-7, 2/2007. PMID: 17167763.
5. Sarkiss MG, Daley MD, Norman PH, Coveler LA. Pancuronium added to intravenous regional anesthesia: systemic weakness after prolonged tourniquet inflation time. Can J Anaesth 48(1):102, 2001. PMID: 11212041.

Invited Articles

1. Sarkiss M, Casal R, Ost D, Morice R, Eapen G, Jimenez C. Anaesthesia for interventional bronchoscopy. Minerva Pneumologica. In Press.

Last updated: 7/21/2015