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Spencer S Kee, MD, FRCA

Present Title & Affiliation

Primary Appointment

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

Education & Training

Degree-Granting Education

1994 The Royal College of Anaesthetists, London, United Kingdom, CCHTA, Higher Training in Anaesthesia
1987 The Royal College of Anaesthesia, London, United Kingdom, FRCA, Anaesthesia
1985 The Royal College of Anaesthetists, London, United Kingdom, DA(Engl), Anaesthesia
1984 Licentiate of The Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, LRCP(Edin), Medicine
1984 Licentiate of The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, Edinburg, United Kingdom, LRCS(Edin), Surgery
1984 Licentiate of The Royal college of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, Glasgow, United Kingdom, MRCPS(Glasg), Medicine, Surgery
1981 University of Zimbabwe, Godfrey Huggins Medical School, Harare, Zimbabwe, MBChB, Honors in Anatomy, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medicine

Postgraduate Training

7/2001-3/2002 Critical Care Medicine Fellow, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, J Katz
3/1991-8/1994 Anesthesiology Fellow equiv, West Midlands A. T. S., Birmingham, United Kingdom
10/1989-2/1991 Anesthesiology Lecturer, St. Bartholomew's Hospital, London, United Kingdom
4/1988-9/1989 Anesthesiology Resident, St. Bartholomew's Hospital, London, United Kingdom
2/1986-3/1988 Anesthesiology Resident, Whittington Hospital, London, United Kingdom
8/1984-1/1986 Anesthesiology Resident, Southend General Hospital, London, United Kingdom
7/1983-7/1984 Anesthesiology Resident, Parirenyatwa Hospital, Harare, Zimbabwe
1/1983-6/1983 Pediatric Medicine Resident, Parirenyatwa Hospital, Harare, Zimbabwe
1/1982-12/1982 Medicine and Surgery Intern, Parirenyatwa Hospital, Harare, Zimbabwe

Board Certifications

3/1994 Certificate of Completion of Higher Training in Anesthesia Awarded by The Royal College of Anaesthetists, HTA
1/1987 Fellow of The Royal College of Anaesthetists, FRCA, England

Experience/Service

Academic Appointments

Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, The University of Texas, M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 4/2002-8/2009
Assistant Professor, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX, 3/1997-6/2001

Other Appointments/Responsibilities

GME Rotation Program Coordinator, Critical Care Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, 1/2002-1/2003
Faculty Mentor to Anesthesiology Residents, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, 1998-2001

Honors and Awards

2000 Dean's Excellence Award, University of Texas
1999 Dean's Excellence Award, University of Texas
1992 Dean's Teaching Excellence Award, University of Texas

Selected Publications

Peer-Reviewed Original Research Articles

1. Ruiz JR, Kee SS, Frenzel JC, Ensor JE, Selvan M, Riedel BJ, Apfel C. The Effect of Anatomically Classified Procedure on Antiemetic Administration in the PACU. Anesthesia and Analgesia. e-Pub 8/2009.
2. Perrier ND, Edeiken B, Nunez R, Gayed I, Jiminez C, Busaidy N, Potylchansky E, Kee SS, Vu T. A Novel Nomenclature to Classify Parathyroid Adenomas. World Journal of Surgery.(33 (3)):412-416, 3/2009.
3. Villars PS, Veazie MQ, Berger JS, Vu QM, Campbell-McAdory AA, Frenzel JC, Kee SS. Adaptation of the OODA Loop to Reduce Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting in a High-Risk Outpatient Oncology Population. J Perianesth Nurs. 23(2):78-86, 2008 Apr;23(2):78-86, 4/2008.
4. Nates JL, Aravindan N, Hirsh-Ginsberg C, Sizer KC, Kee S, Nguyen AT, Chen K, Shaw A, Price K. Critically ill cancer patients are not consistently hypercoagulable after craniotomy. Neurosurgery, 7(3):211-216, 2007 Dec;, 12/2007.
5. Guerrero MA, Wray CJ, Kee SS, Berger J, Perrier ND. Minimally Invasive Parathyroidectomy complicated by pneumothoraces: a report of four cases. Journal of Surgical Education 64(2):101-7, 2007 Mar-Apr, 3/2007.
6. Khalil SN, Vije HN, KeeSS, Farag A, Hanna E Chuang AZ. Presurgical caudal block attenuates stress response in children. Middle East J Anesthesiol. 18(2):391-400, 2005 Jun, 6/2005.

Last updated: 7/18/2013