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Piotr A. Kwater, M.D.

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

Office Address

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
1400 Holcombe Boulevard
Unit Number: Unit 409
Houston, TX 77030
Room Number: Room FC13.3006
Phone: (713) 792-6901
Fax: FAX (713) 794-1309
Email: pkwater@mdanderson.org

Education & Training

Degree-Granting Education

1988 Jagiellonian University, College of Medicine, Krakow, Poland, MD, Doctor of Medicine

Postgraduate Training

1996-1998 Anesthesiology Residency, Anesthesiology, Baylor College of Medicine, Advanced Clinical Track, Houston, TX
1995 Anesthesiology Residency, Anesthesiology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
1994-1995 Internal Medicine Residency, Internal Medicine, Marshall University, Huntington, WV
1988-1990 Pediatric Residency/Internship, Pediatrics, Debica General Hospital, Debica, Poland

Board Certifications

10/1999 American Board of Anesthesiology, Diplomate

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, 2000-2010

Other Appointments/Responsibilities

Mentor, Faculty Speed Mentoring Event, Houston, TX, 10/2012
Committee Member, Policy and Procedures Committee, Houston, TX, 2012-present
Committee Member, Clinical Productivity Model Committee, Houston, TX, 2012
Committee Member, Pyxis Anesthesia Station Implementation, Houston, TX, 2/2009-7/2009
Committee Member, Blood Products Transfusion for Procedures Outside O.R., Houston, TX, 1/2009-7/2009
Committee Member, Alkek O.R. Scheduling Focus Group, Houston, TX, 4/2007

Institutional Committee Activities

Member, Travel Advisory Committee for Faculty Senate, 9/2008-8/2010
Member, Clinical Research Committee III, 9/2007-8/2010
Department Representative, Faculty Senate, 9/2007-8/2010
Member, Information Technology Committee for Faculty Senate, 9/2007-8/2010

Selected Publications

Abstracts

1. Kwater P, Ruiz J, Brydges G, Ensor J, Riedel B. Intraoperative Hydrocortisone Does Not Have Prophylactic Antiemetic Properties in Female Patients Having Breast Surgery. Society of Ambulatory Anesthesia, 2008.
2. Purugganan RV, Riedel B, Norman PH, Thakar D, Jackson TA, Heir J, Mena G, Mirza K, Kwater P, Cerny J, Ferson D. Video Laryngoscopy Improves Ease of Double Lumen Tube Placement. Society for Airway Management Scientific Meeting, 2007.

Last updated: 6/10/2013