David M. Rothenberg, M.D.

David M. Rothenberg, M.D.

David M. Rothenberg, M.D., F.C.C.M.

Former Senior Oral Examiner for the American Board of Anesthesiology

Dr. Rothenberg is the Max S. Sadove Professor of Anesthesiology and Vice Chair of Academic Affairs for the Department of Anesthesiology at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, IL. He has board certifications in Internal Medicine, Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine. He has 30 years of experience as a leader in resident education and 22 years experience as an oral examiner for the ABA. He founded BOBP with the intention of preparing anesthesiologists to confidently pass the ABA oral board examination and achieve ABA certification.

Reach Us

  • Telephone: (847) 281-5070
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Education

  • Undergraduate
    1973 - 1977

    Northwestern University
    Chicago, Illinois
    Degree: BA

    Medical
    1977 - 1981

    University of Illinois
    Abraham Lincoln School of Medicine
    Degree: MD

    Internship/Residency
    1981 - 1984

    Michael Reese Hospital and Medical Center
    Department of Internal Medicine
    Chicago, Illinois

    Chief Resident
    1984 – 1985

    Department of Internal Medicine (Chairman, Jordan Cohen, MD)
    Michael Reese Hospital and Medical Center

    Residency
    1985 - 1987

    Michael Reese Hospital and Medical Center
    Department of Anesthesiology
    Chicago, Illinois

    Chief Resident
    1986-1987

    Michael Reese Hospital and Medical Center
    Department of Anesthesiology
    Chicago, Illinois

    Fellowship
    1987 - 1988

    Critical Care-Anesthesia
    Department of Anesthesiology
    Rush University Medical Center

Appointments

  • Present

    2015-present

    Vice Chair, Academic Affairs, Department of Anesthesiology

    2013-present

    Program Director, Department of Anesthesiology

    2004 - present

    Associate Dean, Academic Affiliations Rush University Medical Center

    2008 – present

    Senior Advisor, Rush University Simulation Laboratory

    2007 - present

    The Max S. Sadove Professor of Anesthesiology

    2001 - present

    Professor of Anesthesiology
    Rush Medical College

    1998 - present

    Senior Attending – Rush University Medical Center

    1997 - present

    Medical Director, Ambulatory Preoperative Evaluation Clinic

    1990 -2013

    Director, Division of Anesthesia-Critical Care
    Rush University Medical Center

    1990-2013

    Director, Resident Education Department of Anesthesiology RUMC

    Past

    2000 - 2008

    Co- Medical Director, Surgical Intensive Care Unit
    Rush University Medical Center

    2004 - 2008

    Co-Director, Rush University Simulation Laboratory
    Rush University Medical Center

    1997 - 2004

    Assistant Dean, Clinical Curriculum
    Rush Medical College

    1993 - 2001

    Associate Professor, Department of Anesthesiology
    Rush Medical College and Rush University Medical Center

    1990 - 2000

    Associate Medical Director, Surgical Intensive Care Unit
    Rush University Medical Center

    1988 - 1993

    Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesiology
    Rush Medical College and Rush University Medical Center

    1987

    1987 Instructor, Department of Anesthesiology
    Rush University Medical Center

    1984 - 1986

    Associate Attending
    Department of Medicine
    Michael Reese Hospital and Medical Center

    1984 - 1985

    Clinical Instructor of Medicine
    University of Chicago

Committee Activities

  • University

    2006-present

    Co-Chair, Rush University Golf Outing Committee

    2013-present

    Committee to Develop the Rush Center for Clinical Skills and Simulation

    2013-present

    Member, Conflict of Interest Committee

    1998 – 1999

    Member, Ad Hoc Committee in Rules for Governance (ex-officio)

    1997 – 2004

    Committee on Student Evaluation and Promotion (ex-officio)

    1997 – 2007

    Curriculum Committee (ex-officio)

    1997 – 2004

    Committee on Educational Appraisal (ex-officio)

    1996 - 1998

    Member, Graduate Medical Education Task Force (Medical Center)

    1994 - 2007

    Member, Graduate Medical Education Committee (Medical Center)

    1993 - 1997

    Faculty Advisor (M-2), (Rush Medical College)

    Hospital

    2015-present

    Member, Transfusion Committee

    2014-present

    Member, Robotic Surgery Committee

    2014-present

    Member, Perioperative Turn-over time Committee

    2013-present

    Member, Perioperative Clinic Committee

    2013-present

    Member, Preoperative Evaluation Committee

    2006-2011

    Member, Credentials Committee

    2004

    Member, Medical Affairs Management Committee

    2003

    Member, Surgical Infection Prevention Committee

    2003

    Member, Rush DRG Caduceus Committee

    1997 – 1998

    Member, Rush 2000 Clinical Resources Management Team

    1997 – 1998

    Co-Chair, Rush 2000 Ventilatory/Respiratory Care

    1996 - 1998

    Member, Hospital Acquired Pneumonia Process Improvement Committee

    1993 - present

    Member, Medical Care Evaluation Committee (Medical Center)

    1992 - 1993

    Member, Executive Committee, (Medical Staff)

    1992 - present

    Member, Quality Assurance Committee, (Medical Staff)

    1991 - 1993

    Member, Committee of Ventilation Task Force Initiative (Medical Center)

    1991 - 1992

    Member, End-of-Life Issues Committee, (Medical Center)

    1990 - 2002

    Chair, Emergency Resuscitation Committee (Medical Center)

    1990 - 1994

    Senate, Medical Staff (Medical Staff)

    1987 - 1990

    Member, Emergency Resuscitation Committee (Medical Center)

    Department

    1990 - present

    Member, Advisory Committee, (Departmental)

    1989 - present

    Chair, Curriculum Committee (Departmental)

    1989 - present

    Member, Resident Admissions Committee (Departmental)

    1987 - 1995

    Chair, CPR Committee (Departmental)

Teaching Activities

  • Departmental: Director, Resident Education
    Oversee all lectures, Grand Rounds, Visiting Professorships and morning
    conferences. Organize yearly clinical schedules for residents, and prepare for RRC visits. Monitor the progress of each resident on an academic, clinical and professional level.

    Lectures:

    • Acid-Base Physiology
    • Neuro Anesthesia/Critical Care
    • Critical Care
    • TUR Syndrome
    • Ethics/Professionalism
    • Renal Physiology

    Rush Medical College
    Medical Student Lectures:

    Present:

    1. Medical Ethics, M1, M2 Course, Rush Medical College (1-3 lectures/year) 1999-2008.

    Past:

    1. Ethical and Medical Considerations for the Jehovah’s Witness Patient, Department of Obstetric/Gynecology, Rush Medical College (6 x/year) 1999-2002.
    2. The Perioperative DNR Order, Department of Surgery, Rush Medical College (6 x/year) 1999-2003.
    3. “Dean Rounds” – Monthly discussion groups focusing on medical, ethical or professional topics with M3 and M4 students at Rush Medical College 1999-2001.

    Critical Care Medicine Lecture Series

    Present:

    1. Concepts of tissue oxygenation: Understanding the Fick Equation.
    2. Managing pain, anxiety and sleep in the ICU.
    3. Acid-Base Physiology

Specialty and Subspecialty Certification

  • 2009

    American Board of Anesthesiology Recertification (#15383)

    2004

    American Board of Anesthesiology Recertification – Critical Care Medicine (#15383)

    2003

    American Board of Anesthesiology Recertification (#15383)

    1991

    American Board of Anesthesiology - Critical Care Medicine (#503)

    1988

    American Board of Anesthesiology (#15383)

    1984

    American Board of Internal Medicine (#095694)

Elective Certification

  • 1982 - 2013

    Advanced Cardiac Life Support

    1986 - present

    Advanced Trauma Life Support

    1988 - present

    Fiberoptic Bronchoscopy (Rush University Medical Center - Department of Anesthesiology)

    Licensure

    1981

    State of Illinois - 036-065609

Professional Society Memberships

    • Fellow, Institute of Medicine of Chicago
    • Fellow, Society of Critical Care Medicine
    • Fellow, American College of Chest Physicians (1988-2003)
    • Member, American Medical Association (1988-2010)
    • Member, American College of Physicians (1984-2003)
    • Member, American Society of Anesthesiologists
    • Member, American Society of Critical Care Anesthesiologists
    • Member, Illinois Society of Anesthesiologists
    • Member, Chicago Medical Society (1988-2010)
    • Member, Chicago Society of Critical Care
    • Affiliate Faculty, American Heart Association, ACLS-TAG (1988-1996)

Professional Society Activities

  • State

    2006-2013

    Secretary, Ralph Waters Commission, Illinois Society of Anesthesiologists (ISA)

    2005-2006

    ISA committee member (Distinguished Service Award, Judicial & Professional Standards)

    2004-2005

    Past President, Illinois Society of Anesthesiologists (ISA)

    2003-2004

    President, Illinois Society of Anesthesiologists (ISA)

    2002-2003

    President-elect, Illinois Society of Anesthesiologists (ISA)

    2001-2002

    Vice President, Illinois Society of Anesthesiologists (ISA)

    2000-2001

    Assistant Treasurer, Illinois Society of Anesthesiologists (ISA)

    1998 - 2000

    Midwest Anesthesiology Conference, Chair

    1996 - 1998

    Midwest Anesthesiology Conference, Vice Chair

    1994 - 1996

    Midwest Anesthesiology Conference; Chair - Post Anesthesia Care Conference

    1992 – 2000

    Delegate, Illinois Society of Anesthesiologists; House of Delegates

    1992 - 1994

    Midwest Anesthesiology Conference; Vice Chair - Post Anesthesia Care Conference

    1991 - 1994

    Illinois Society of Anesthesiologists; Midwest Anesthesia Conference, Sub-Committee on Exhibits

    National

    2015-present

    American Board of Anesthesiology, MOCA Minute Committee

    2009-present

    Society of Critical Care Medicine, Ethics Committee

    2007-present

    Delegate, American Society of Anesthesiologists (Illinois component)

    2005-present

    Senior Examiner, American Board of Anesthesiology

    2007-2008

    American Society of Anesthesiologists; Committee on Resident/Medical Student Education

    2007-2009

    American Society of Anesthesiologists; Committee on Critical Care

    2005-2006

    American Society of Anesthesiologists; Committee on Clinical Forum

    2005-2006

    American Society of Anesthesiologists; Committee on Local Arrangements

    2004-2011

    American Society of Anesthesiologists; Committee on Ethics

    2003-2011

    American Board of Anesthesiology, Critical Care Medicine Examination Committee

    2003-2006

    Alternate Delegate, American Society of Anesthesiologists

    2004- 2005

    Society of Critical Care Medicine; Ethics Committee

    2002-2004

    Society of Critical Care Medicine; Ethics Committee, Chair

    2001 – 2002

    Society of Critical Care Medicine; Ethics Committee, Chair Elect

    1999

    Society of Critical Care Medicine; Committee of Undergraduate Medical Education, Chair

    1999 - 2003

    American Society of Anesthesiologists; Committee on Medical Education

    1998 - 2000

    American Society of Anesthesiologists; Committee on Panels (Annual Meeting)

    1997

    American Society of Anesthesiologists; Committee on Clinical Forum (Annual Meeting)

    1998 - 2002

    Society of Critical Care Medicine; Committee of Undergraduate Education

    1997

    American Society of Critical Care Anesthesiologists; Chairman 1997 Refresher Course (Chicago)

    1996 - 2002

    American Society of Critical Care Anesthesiologists; Committee on Membership

    1996

    Society of Critical Care Medicine; Ethics Committee

    1995 - 2005

    Associate Examiner, American Board of Anesthesiology

    1994 - 2009

    American Society of Anesthesiologists; Committee on Respiratory Care

    1994 – 2003

    American Society of Anesthesiologists; Committee on Ethics

    1993 - 1994

    American Society of Critical Care Anesthesiologists; Committee on Membership

    1992 - 2011

    Examiner, American Board of Anesthesiology Writer of Questions for Critical Care Medicine Examination

    1991 - 1995

    American Society of Anesthesiologists; Committee on Panels

    Other

    2005-2010

    Committee for the James M. Feld, MD Professorship in Anesthesiology, University of Illinois College of Medicine

Editorial and Review Activities

  • 2015-present

    Journal Reviewer, Journal of Neurology and Neurologic Disorders

    2012-present

    Journal Reviewer, Journal of Bioethical Inquiry

    2012-2014

    Section Editor, Current Opinion in Anesthesiology

    1993 – 2001

    Associate Editor, Yearbook of Anesthesiology and Pain Management

    2000- present

    Journal Reviewer, Mayo Clinics Proceedings

    2008- present

    Journal Reviewer, Journal of Critical Care

    1999 - present

    Journal Reviewer, Anesthesiology

    1996 - present

    Journal Reviewer, Intensive Care Medicine

    1996 - present

    Journal Reviewer, Critical Care Medicine

    1995 - present

    Journal Reviewer, Anesthesia & Analgesia

    1992 - present

    Journal Reviewer, Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia

    1991 - present

    Journal Reviewer, Chest

    1991 - present

    Journal Reviewer, Journal of American Medical Association

    1991 - present

    Journal Reviewer, Journal of Clinical Anesthesia

Professional Invitations

  • Invited Lectures

    1. Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome. Michael Reese Hospital, Chicago, Illinois, June 1984.
    2. Preoperative Evaluation of Renal Dysfunction. Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, September 1987.
    3. Recognition and Treatment of Postoperative Dysrhythmias. Midwest Anesthesia Conference, Post Anesthesia Care Symposium, Chicago, Illinois, May 1988.
    4. Director, ACLS Course. Rush Medical College, Chicago, Illinois, May 1988.
    5. Ephedrine for Prevention of Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting. Society for Ambulatory Anesthesia, San Antonio, Texas, April 1989.
    6. Update on CPR/ACLS. Midwest Anesthesia Conference, Post Anesthesia Care Symposium, Chicago, Illinois, May1989.
    7. Director ACLS Course. Martha Washington Hospital, Chicago, Illinois, August 1989.
    8. The Role of the Anesthesiologist in the ICU. Cook County Review Course for Critical Care, Internal Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, September 1989.
    9. Endotracheally-Administered Midazolam Abolishes Seizures in a Pilocarpine-Induced Model of Status Epilepticus. American Society of Critical Care Anesthesiologist, New Orleans, Louisiana, October 1989.
    10. Acid-Base Interpretation in the Recovery Room. American Health Institute Symposium for Recovery Care Nurses, Chicago, Illinois, November 1989.
    11. Anesthetic Considerations in the ICU: Clinical Update in Critical Care Medicine. Society of Critical Care Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, February1990.
    12. Fluid and Electrolyte Consideration in the Urologic Patient. Cook County Review Course for Urology, Chicago, Illinois, May 1990.
    13. Director, ACLS Course. Rush Medical College, Chicago, Illinois, May 1990.
    14. Perioperative Evaluation of Renal Function. Osler Institute-Anesthesia Review Course, Chicago, Illinois July 1990.
    15. Acid-Base Physiology. Osler Institute-Anesthesia Review Course, Chicago, Illinois, July 1990.
    16. Preoperative Management of the Urologic Patient with Hyponatremia. Michael Reese Hospital and Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, August 1990.
    17. Perioperative Management of Cerebral Aneurysms. Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, October 1990.
    18. Acid-Base Physiology, Osler Institute Anesthesia Review Course, Las Vegas, Nevada, February 1991.
    19. Perioperative Evaluation of Renal Function, Osler Institute Anesthesia Review Course, Las Vegas, Nevada, February 1991.
    20. Update on CPR and ACLS, Osler Institute Anesthesia Review Course, Las Vegas, Nevada, February 1991.
    21. Perioperative Evaluation of Renal Function, Osler Institute Anesthesia Review Course, San Diego, California, April 1991.
    22. Update on CPR and ACLS, Osler Institute Anesthesia Review Course, San Diego, California, April 1991.
    23. Postoperative Care of the Vascular Surgery Patient. Midwest Anesthesia Conference, Postanesthesia Care Symposium, Chicago, Illinois, May 1991.
    24. Director, ACLS Course, Rush Medical College, Chicago, Illinois, May 1991
    25. Anesthetic Consideration in Critical Care: Control of Oxygen Consumption. Cook County Review Course for Critical Care, Internal Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, September 1991.
    26. Perioperative Evaluation of Renal Function, Osler Institute Anesthesia Review Course, Tampa, Florida, October 1991.
    27. Update on CPR and ACLS, Osler Institute Anesthesia Review Course, Tampa, Florida, October 1991.
    28. Acid Base Physiology, Osler Institute Anesthesia Review Course, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, February 1992.
    29. Update on CPR and ACLS, Osler Institute Anesthesia Review Course, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, February 1992.
    30. Perioperative Evaluation of Renal Function, Osler Institute Anesthesia Review Course, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, February 1992.
    31. Anesthesia for Cerebral Aneurysms, Osler Institute Anesthesia Review Course, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, February 1992.
    32. Control of Oxygen Consumption: Anesthetic considerations. Mercy Hospital and Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, May, 1992.
    33. Perioperative Assessment of Renal Function, Midwest Anesthesia Conference, Chicago, Illinois, May 1992.
    34. Update on CPR and ACLS, Osler Institute Anesthesia Review Course, Chicago, Illinois, July 1992.
    35. Perioperative Evaluation of Renal Function, Osler Institute Anesthesia Review Course, Chicago, Illinois, July 1992.
    36. Do-Not-Resuscitate Orders in the OR, American Society of Anesthesiologists, New Orleans, Louisiana, October 1992. (Panel Discussion)
    37. ACLS Update, American Society of Anesthesiologists, New Orleans, Louisiana, October 1992. (Moderator, Panel Discussion)
    38. Anesthesia for Cerebral Aneurysm, Osler Institute Anesthesia Review Course, Seattle, Washington, April 1993.
    39. Perioperative Evaluation of Renal Function, Osler Institute Anesthesia Review Course, Seattle, Washington, April 1993.
    40. ACLS Update, Osler Institute Anesthesia Review Course, Seattle, Washington, April 1993.
    41. Control of Oxygen Consumption in the ICU, Critical Care Grand Rounds, Department of Internal Medicine, Rush University Medical Center, March, 1993.
    42. Control of Oxygen Consumption in the ICU, Internal Medicine Grand Rounds, Cook County Hospital, April 1993.
    43. Ethical Considerations in Anesthesia, Midwest Anesthesia Conference, Chicago, Illinois, May 1993.
    44. Management of Anxiety in the ICU, New York, New York, June 1993. (Panel Discussion)
    45. Perioperative Evaluation of Renal Function, Osler Institute, Chicago, Illinois, July, 1993.
    46. Physician-Assisted Death, American Society of Anesthesiologists, Washington D.C. October, 1993.
    47. Control of Oxygen Consumption in the ICU, American Society of Anesthesiologists, Washington D.C., October 1993 (Moderator, Panel Discussion).
    48. Ethical Considerations in Anesthesia, Anesthesiology Grand Rounds, University of Illinois, November 1993.
    49. Perioperative Assessment of Oliguria, Illinois Society of Anesthesiologists, Chicago, Illinois, November 1993.
    50. Anesthesia Considerations in the ICU (Moderator and Speaker for Panel Discussion), Chicago, Illinois, February 1994.
    51. Critical Care for the Neurosurgical Patient, Department of Neurosurgery, Rush University Medical Center, February, 1994.
    52. Metabolic Acid-Base Disorders: "Base Excessiveness", American Society of Anesthesiologists, San Francisco, CA, October 1994 (Panel Discussion).
    53. Ethical Issues in Anesthesia, American Society of Anesthesiologists, San Francisco, CA, October 1994 (Panel Discussion).
    54. Intra and Postoperative Care of the Patient with Vascular Disease, Illinois Society of Anesthesiologists, Chicago, Illinois, November, 1994
    55. (Moderator, Panel Discussion).
    56. DNR Orders, Jehovah's Witness: Special Issues, New York State Society of Anesthesiologists, Inc. Post Graduate Assembly, New York, NY, December 1994 (Panel Discussion).
    57. The Jehovah's Witness Patient: Anesthesiology Grand Rounds, Rush University Medical Center, February 1995.
    58. Ethical Considerations for the Anesthesiologist, Anesthesiology Grand Rounds, Cook County Hospital, February 1995.
    59. Metabolic Acid-Base Disorders, Anesthesiology Grand Rounds, Cook County Hospital, February 1995.
    60. Ethical Considerations in the Operating Room, St. Francis Hospital, Evanston, Illinois, April, 1995.
    61. Perioperative DNR Orders - Midwest Anesthesia Conference/Post Anesthesia Care Conference, Chicago, Illinois, May 1995.
    62. Ethical Considerations for the Anesthesiologist, ASA Regional Refresher Course, Chicago, Illinois, September, 1995.
    63. Critical Care of the Patient with Renal Dysfunction, ASA Regional Refresher Course, Chicago, Illinois, September, 1995.
    64. The Jehovah’s Witness Patient (Problem Based Learning Discussions), ASA, Atlanta, GA, October 1995.
    65. Ethics/Geriatric Clinical Forum - ASA, Atlanta, GA, October 1995 (Moderator).
    66. Perioperative Management of the Patient with Renal Dysfunction. Anesthesia Grand Rounds, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, March 1996.
    67. Sedation, Analgesia and Muscle Relaxation in Critically Ill Patients, Internal Medicine Grand Rounds, Cook County Hospital, April 1996.
    68. Ethical Considerations for the Anesthesiologist, Midwest Anesthesia Conference, Chicago, Illinois, May 1996.
    69. Anxiolysis, Analgesia, Muscle Relaxation in the ICU. Second Annual Critical Care Symposium, American College of Chest Physicians, Northbrook, Illinois, August 1996.
    70. DNR in the OR. Grand Rounds Rush North Shore Medical Center, Department of Anesthesiology, August 1996.
    71. The Jehovah’s Witness Patient (Problem Based Learning Discussions) ASA. New Orleans, LA, October 1996.
    72. TUR Syndrome. Illinois Society of Anesthesiologists Annual Meeting. Oak Brook, IL, November 1996.
    73. Ethics of Resuscitation. Society of Critical Care Medicine Annual Meeting. San Diego, CA, February 1997.
    74. Perioperative Management of Hyponatremia. Anesthesiology Grand Rounds. Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Hospital, July 1997.
    75. Ethical Anesthetic Management of the Jehovah’s Witness. ASA Workshop on Practical Bioethics for the Anesthesiologist. Boston, MA, July 1997.
    76. An Anesthesiologist’s Perspective on Physician-Assisted Death. ASA Workshop on Practical Bioethics for the Anesthesiologist. Boston, MA, July 1997.
    77. Acute Acid-Base Disturbances in the ICU. Society of Critical Care Medicine. Chicago, IL, August 1997.
    78. Perioperative Management of the Patient with Renal Dysfunction. ASCCA. Chicago, IL, August 1997.
    79. Recognition and Management of Acid-Base Disorders. ASCCA. Chicago, IL, August 1997.
    80. Physician Assisted Suicide, Clinical Forum, ASA, San Diego, CA, October 1997.
    81. The Jehovah’s Witness Patient (PBLD), ASA, San Diego, CA, October 1997.
    82. Sedation Analgesia and Muscle Relaxation in the ICU. Minnesota Society of Medicine, Minneapolis, MN, November 1997.
    83. Perioperative DNR Orders – Hennepin Co. Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN, November 1997.
    84. Acute Acid-Base Disturbances in the ICU. Society of Critical Care Medicine. Chicago, IL, August 1998.
    85. Sedation, Analgesia and Neuromuscular Blockade. Society of Critical Care Medicine. Chicago, IL, August 1998.
    86. The Jehovah’s Witness Patient (PBLD), ASA, Orlando, FL, October 1998.
    87. Hyponatremic Syndromes – ASA, Orlando, FL, October 1998.
    88. Ethics Clinical Forum – ASA, Orlando, FL, October 1998.
    89. A New Look at Sedation and Analgesia: Emergency Department and the ICU. Critical Care and Emergency Medicine 1998. Orlando, FL, November 1998.
    90. Prevention and Management of Renal Failure. Critical Care and Emergency Medicine 1998. Orlando, FL, November 1998.
    91. Sedation, Analgesia and Muscle Relaxation in Critically Ill Patients. Chicago Medical Society, Chicago, IL, December 1998.
    92. Airway Management for Patients with Intracranial Hypertension. SCCM Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, January 1999.
    93. Perioperative Renal Dysfunction. Grand Rounds, Department of Anesthesia, Penn State University, Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA, January 1999.
    94. Perioperative Renal Dysfunction. Grand Rounds Department of Anesthesiology, Roosevelt St. Luke’s Medical Center, Columbia University, NY, February 1999.
    95. Perioperative Hyponatremia. Midwest Anesthesia Conference, Chicago, IL, May 1999.
    96. Ethics “Round Table” – Moderator, Midwest Anesthesia Conference, Chicago, IL, May 1999.
    97. Airway Management for the Patient with Intracranial Hypertension. Grand Rounds, Department of Anesthesia, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 1999.
    98. Airway Management for the Patient with Intracranial Hypertension. Grand Rounds Department of Anesthesiology, Rush Presbyterian St. Luke’s Medical Center, Chicago, IL 1999.
    99. Nonpharmacologic Management of Sleep Deprivation and Anxiety in the Critically Ill Patient. American Society of Anesthesiologists, Annual Meeting, Dallas, TX, October 1999.
    100. Perioperative Renal Protection. ASA Annual Meeting, Dallas, TX, October 1999.
    101. Critical Care Clinical Forum. ASA Annual Meeting, Dallas, TX, October 1999.
    102. The Jehovah’s Witness Patient (PBLD), ASA, Dallas, TX, October 1999.
    103. Ethics. Annual Refresher Course, SCCM, Orlando, Florida, February 2000.
    104. Ethics Panel Discussion. Issues regarding DNR. SCCM, Orlando, Florida, February 2000.
    105. Perioperative Management of Renal Dysfunction. Visiting Professorship Northwestern University, Dept. of Anesthesiology. March 2000.
    106. Ethical Considerations for the Critically Ill Patient. Arthur Shima Memorial Grand Rounds. West Suburban Hospital. April 2000.
    107. Ethical Considerations for the Critically Ill Patient. Mayo Clinic, Dept. of Anesthesiology Grand Rounds. August 2000
    108. Organizing Critical Care Services. American Society of Critical Care Anesthesiologists Breakfast Panel, San Francisco, CA, October 2000. Moderator.
    109. Ethics Clinical Forum. ASA Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, October 2000.
    110. Perioperative DNR Order. Grand Rounds, Department of Anesthesiology, Rush University Medical Center, January 2001.
    111. Perioperative DNR Order. Grand Rounds. Department of Obstetrics/Gynecology – University of Chicago , May 2001
    112. Management of Sleep Deprivation and Anxiety in the Critically Ill Patient. St. Francis Hospital, Evanston, IL, January 2002.
    113. Ethical Considerations for the Critically Ill Patient, Annual Refresher Course Lecture, Society of Critical Care Medicine, San Antonio, TX. February, 2003.
    114. Perioperative Management of Renal Dysfunction. University of Wisconsin Dept. of Anesthesiology. Madison, WI. February 2003.
    115. Ethical Considerations for the Critically Ill Patient. Wisconsin Society of Anesthesiologists. Madison, WI. February, 2003.
    116. Ethical Considerations for the Critically Ill Patient. Loyola University, Dept. of Anesthesiology. Maywood, IL. April 2003.
    117. Perioperative Renal Dysfunction: Recognition, Management and Treatment. Loyola University, Dept of Anesthesiology. Maywood, IL. April 2003.
    118. Ethical Considerations for the Critically Ill Patient. Society of Critical Care Medicine. Chicago, IL. August 2003.
    119. Clinical Forum – Critical Care ASA Annual Meeting. San Francisco, CA. October 2003.
    120. Ethics Panel. ASA Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA. October 2003.
    121. Perioperative DNR Order. Dept. of Anesthesiology Grand Rounds. RUMC February 2004.
    122. Perioperative Management of the Jehovah’s Witness Patient. Grand Rounds Dept. of Pediatrics. RUMC July 2004.
    123. Ethical Considerations for the Critically Ill Patient. Society of Critical Care Medicine. Chicago, IL. August 2004.
    124. Management of Pain, Anxiety and Sleep Deprivation. Society of Critical Care Medicine. Chicago, IL. August 2004.
    125. Renal Failure in the ICU. Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists. Aspen, Colorado. March 2005.
    126. Arterial Blood Gas Analysis. Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists. Aspen, Colorado. March 2005.
    127. Jehovah’s Witness and Heart Surgery. Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists. Aspen, Colorado. March 2005.
    128. Ethics Panel Discussion ASA Annual Meeting: The Perioperative DNR Order. Atlanta, Georgia. October 2005. Speaker and Moderator.
    129. Ethics Clinical Forum ASA Annual Meeting. Non-Heart Beating Organ Donation. Atlanta, Georgia. October 2005.
    130. Perioperative DNR orders. Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists. Whistler, BC, Canada. March, 2006
    131. Sleep Deprivation in Critically Ill Patients. Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists. Whistler, BC. March, 2006.
    132. Ethics Panel Discussion ASA Annual Meeting: The Role of the Anesthesiologist in Lethal Injection. Chicago, IL October, 2006.
    133. Ethics Panel Discussion ASA Annual Meeting: Palliative Care in the ICU. Chicago, IL, October, 2006.
    134. Work Hours and Standards for Anesthesiologists- Lessons Learned from the Residency Work Hour Mandates. ASA Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, October, 2006.
    135. Perioperative Management of Hypoperfusion: Workshop. Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists. Whistler, BC, Canada. March 2007.
    136. Ethics Panel Discussion ASA Annual Meeting: Perioperative DNR order. San Francisco, CA, October, 2007.
    137. Ethics Clinical Forum (Moderator) ASA Annual Meeting: San Francisco, CA, October, 2007.
    138. Sedation and Analgesia in the ICU. Society of Critical Care Medicine. Honolulu, Hawaii, February, 2008.
    139. Novel Approaches to Sedation and Analgesia in the ICU. Texas Tech University, May, 2008.
    140. Ethics Panel Discussion ASA Annual Meeting: Withdrawal vs. Euthanasia, Orlando, FLA, October, 2008
    141. Critical Care Panel Discussion ASA Annual Meeting: Perioperative DNR Order, Orlando, FLA, October, 2008
    142. Ethics Clinical Forum(Moderator) ASA Annual Meeting:, Orlando, FLA, October, 2008
    143. The Perioperative DNR Order. UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, NJ. November 2008
    144. Novel Approach to Sedation and Analgesia in the ICU. RUMC, Dept. of Internal Medicine Grand Rounds. October, 2008.
    145. The Perioperative DNR Order. RUMC, Dept of Neurosurgery, Grand Rounds. December, 2008
    146. Novel Approach to Sedation and Analgesia in the ICU. University of Minnesota, Dept. of Anesthesiology Grand Rounds. June, 2009.
    147. The Perioperative DNR Order. University of Minnesota, Dept. of Anesthesiology, June, 2009.
    148. Bicarbonate: Friend or Foe. ASA Annual Meeting, New Orleans, October, 2009.
    149. Withdrawal vs. Euthanasia ASA Annual Meeting, Ethics Panel. New Orleans, October, 2009.
    150. Airway Management for Patient’s with Neurological Emergencies. Society of Critical Care Medicine, Miami, January 2010.
    151. The Perioperative DNR Order. St. Josephs Hospital Chicago, IL Grand Rounds Department of Internal Medicine. 2010.
    152. Ethical and Medical Considerations for the Perioperative Care of the Jehovah’s Witness Patient. Northwest Community Hospital, Grand Rounds April 2010.
    153. Perioperative Sedation. Mercy Health Partners. Muskegon, Michigan. October, 2010.
    154. Bicarbonate: Friend or Foe. ASA Annual Meeting, San Diego, October, 2010.
    155. Bringing the Neuro ICU to the OR. ASA Annual Meeting, San Diego, October, 2010.
    156. Bicarbonate: Friend or Foe. Department of Anesthesiology, University of Iowa. November 2010
    157. The Perioperative DNR Order. University of Iowa Grand Rounds Department of Anesthesiology. November 2010.
    158. Non-Invasive Ventilation Post-Extubation: Preventing or Postponing the Endotracheal Tube. Society of Critical Care Annual Meeting. San Diego CA. January, 2011.
    159. The Perioperative Management of the Jehovah’s Witness Patient. University of Oklahoma Department of Anesthesiology Grand Rounds. March 2011.
    160. The Perioperative DNR Order. University of Oklahoma Anesthesia/Critical Care Conference. March 2011.
    161. Bicarbonate: Friend or Foe? University of Oklahoma Anesthesia/Critical Care Conference. March 2011.
    162. Pro: Anesthesiologists Should Participate in Physician-Assisted Death. ASA Annual Meeting, Chicago, October 2011.
    163. Bicarbonate: Friend or Foe. ASA Annual Meeting, Chicago, October 2011.
    164. The Perioperative DNR Order. Midwest Anesthesia Conference. McQuiston Award Presentation. November 2011.
    165. The Cool Hand Luke Syndrome: Failure to Communicate the Perioperative DNR Order. International Conference on Education in Ethics. Pittsburgh, PA. May, 2012.
    166. Perioperative DNR Order. NorthShore University Health Care-Evanston. July, 2012
    167. The Perioperative DNR Order. University of Southern California. September, 2012.
    168. Perioperative Electrolyte Abnormalities. (Moderator) ASA Annual Meeting. Washington, DC. October, 2012.
    169. Perioperative DNR Order. Case Western Reserve University. August, 2013.
    170. Perioperative Fluids and Electrolytes. ASA Annual Meeting. San Francisco, October, 2013.
    171. Changing Roles of Anesthesiologists: Impacting Education, Creating Modern Curricula, Modifying Residences and Taking the Lead in the Surgical Home. ASA Annual Meeting. San Francisco, October, 2013.
    172. Bicarbonate: Friend of Foe? Grand Rounds Department of Anesthesiology University Northshore-Evanston Hospital. January 2014.
    173. Utilizing the Khan Academy for Residency Training. Society of Academic Anesthesiology Associations. Chicago. November, 2014.
    174. Perioperative DNR Order. University of Miami. March 2015.
    175. Perioperative DNR Order. Medical University of South Carolina. May 2015.
    176. Medical Futility in the OR. Perioperative Medicine Summit. Scottsdale, AZ. February 2016.
    177. Anesthesiology Considerations for the Non-Anesthesiologist. Perioperative Medicine Summit. Scottsdale, AZ. February 2016.
    178. Perioperative DNR Order. Perioperative Anesthesia Conference. Community Hospital, Munster, IN. October, 2016.
    179. End-of-Life Issues. Keynote Address for Journey Care. Glenview, IL October 2016.
    180. Final Word on Understanding Metabolic Acidosis. ASA Chicago, IL October, 2016.
    181. Perioperative DNR Order. Perioperative Medicine Summit. Ft. Lauderdale, FL. March 2017.

Visiting Professorships

  • March 13 - 14, 1996

    Department of Anesthesiology
    University of Washington, Seattle, WA

    January 13 – 14, 1999

    Department of Anesthesiology
    Penn State University, Hershey, PA

    February 23 - 24, 1999

    Department of Anesthesiology
    St. Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital, NY

    March 10, 2000

    Department of Anesthesiology
    Northwestern University, Chicago, IL

    August 22-23, 2000

    Department of Anesthesiology
    Mayo Clinic
    Rochester, MN

    October 10, 2002

    Department of Anesthesiology
    University of Michigan
    Ann Arbor, MI

    February 3-4, 2003

    Department of Anesthesiology
    Ralph Waters Visiting Professorship
    University of Wisconsin
    Madison, WI

    April 22-23, 2003

    Department of Anesthesiology
    Loyola University
    Maywood, IL

    September 23, 2004

    Department of Anesthesiology
    University of Michigan
    Ann Arbor, MI

    September 19-20, 2006

    Department of Anesthesiology
    Medical College of Wisconsin
    Milwaukee, WI

    March 7-8, 2007

    Department of Anesthesiology
    Allegheny General Hospital
    Pittsburgh, PA

    September 10-11, 2007

    Department of Anesthesiology
    University of Colorado
    Denver, CO

    December 4-5, 2007

    Department of Anesthesiology
    University of Massachusetts
    Worcester, MA

    May 23, 2008

    Department of Anesthesiology
    Texas Tech University
    Lubbock, TX

    November 11-12, 2008

    Department of Anesthesiology
    UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
    Camden, NJ

    June 29-30, 2009

    Department of Anesthesiology
    University of Minnesota
    Minneapolis, MN

    August 18-19, 2010

    Department of Anesthesiology
    Beth Israel-Deaconess Medical Center
    Boston, MA

    November 15-16, 2010

    Department of Anesthesiology
    University of Iowa
    Iowa City, Iowa

    March 24-25, 2011

    Department of Anesthesiology
    University of Oklahoma
    Oklahoma City, OK

    September 20-21, 2012

    Department of Anesthesiology
    University of Southern California
    Los Angeles, CA

    August 20-21, 2013

    Department of Anesthesiology
    Case Western Reserve University
    Cleveland, Ohio

    March 25-26, 2015

    Department of Anesthesiology
    University of Miami
    Miami, Florida

    May 18-19, 2015

    Department of Anesthesiology
    Medical University of South Carolina
    Charleston, South Carolina

    April 4-5, 2017

    Department of Anesthesiology
    Henry Ford Health System
    Detroit, MI

    May 16-17, 2017

    Department of Anesthesiology
    Wayne State University
    Detroit, MI

    May 24-25, 2017

    Department of Anesthesiology
    Tufts University Medical Center
    Boston, MA

    2017

    Distinguished Service Award, Illinois Society of Anesthesiologists

    2011

    William O. McQuiston, MD Award, Illinois Society of Anesthesiologists

    2010

    Presidential Citation, Society of Critical Care Medicine

    2007

    Fellow, Institute of Medicine of Chicago

    2007-present

    America’s Top Anesthesiologists –Consumer Research Council of America

    2007

    Max S. Sadove, MD Professor of Anesthesiology (Endowed Chair)

    2005

    Hero of the Heart Award, RUMC Department of Religion

    2004

    America’s Top Physicians

    2003-present

    Best Doctors in America

    2001

    Katalin Selmeczi Award
    Rush University Medical Center
    Department of Anesthesiology

    2000

    Strathmore's Who's Who Millennium Edition

    1999-present

    Member, Association of University Anesthesiologists

    1999

    Fellow, American College of Critical Care Medicine

    1994 - 1995

    Rush University Surgical Sciences and Services
    Outstanding Specialty Attending Award
    Rush University Medical Center

    1993 - 1994

    Rush University Surgical Sciences and Services
    Outstanding Specialty Attending Award
    Rush University Medical Center

    1990 - 1991

    Rush University Surgical Sciences and Services
    Outstanding Specialty Attending Award
    Rush University Medical Center

    1989

    William Gottschalk, M.D.
    Resident's Appreciation Award
    Rush University Medical Center
    Department of Anesthesiology

    1987

    A.A. Goldsmith Award for Humanism
    Michael Reese Hospital and Medical Center
    School of Health Sciences

    1987

    Robert D. Dripps, M.D., Memorial Award
    Outstanding Graduate Resident in Anesthesiology
    Michael Reese Hospital and Medical Center

    1986 – 1987

    Chief Resident
    Michael Reese Hospital and Medical Center
    Department of Anesthesiology

    1984 - 1985

    Chief Resident
    Michael Reese Hospital and Medical Center
    Department of Internal Medicine

Books/Editorial Board

    1. Current Concepts in Cardiac Resuscitation: Rothenberg DM, (ed.) Anesthesiology Clinics of North America W.B. Saunders 1995; 13:751-1035.
    2. Yearbook of Anesthesiology and Pain Management: Tinker JH, Abram SA, Chestnut DH, Roizen MF, Rothenberg DM, Wood M, (eds.) Mosby-Year Book, Inc. (1994 - 2001).
    3. Current Opinion in Anesthesiology: Barash P. (ed) Rothenberg DM, Section Editor for Ethics, Economics and Outcomes. Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. 2013& 2014.

Chapters

    1. Rothenberg DM: The Approach to the Jehovah's Witness Patient. In Hemorrhagic Disorders in the Operating Room. Anesthesiology Clinics of North America, Spiess B. (ed.) W.B. Saunders 1990;589-607.
    2. Rothenberg DM: Acid-Base Abnormalities. In Postanesthesia Care. Vender J., Spiess B. (eds.) W.B. Saunders 1992;94-108.
    3. Rothenberg DM, Goldin MD: Cardiovascular Pharmacology in the Critical Care Unit. In Current Surgical Therapy. Cameron J (ed.) Mosby -Yearbook 1992;984-991.
    4. Rothenberg DM: Anesthetic Management For Thoracic Aortic Surgery. In Aneurysms of the Thoracic Aorta. Chest Surgery Clinics of North America. Najafi H. (ed.) W.B. Saunders 1992;241-250.
    5. Rothenberg DM: Ethical Issues in the Operating Room. In Clinical Anesthesia Updates. Barash PG, Cullen RK, Stoelting (eds.) J.B. Lippincott 1993;1-11.
    6. Rothenberg DM: Anesthesia. In Rush University Review of Surgery. Economou S, Bines S, Deziel D, Witt T (eds.) W.B. Saunders 1994;121-124.
    7. Rothenberg DM: Ethical Considerations for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation. In Current Concepts in Cardiac Resuscitation. Anesthesiology Clinics of North America. Rothenberg DM (ed.) W.B. Saunders, 1995;13:999-1016.
    8. Jackson S, Palmer S, Van Norman G, Fine PG, Rothenberg DM et al: Ethical Issues in Anesthesia. In Advances in Anesthesia. Lake CL, Rice LJ, Sperry RJ (eds.) Mosby-Yearbook, 1997;14:227-260, 1997.
    9. Rothenberg DM: Preoperative Evaluation. In Common Surgical Diseases: An Algorithmic Approach to Problem Solving. Millikan KW, Saclarides TJ (eds). Springer, 1997;15-18.
    10. Rothenberg DM: Assessing Preoperative Cardiac Risk in Patients Undergoing Non-Cardiac Surgery. In Common Surgical Diseases: An Algorithmic Approach to Problem Solving. Millikan KW, Saclarides TJ (eds). Springer, 1997;2-5.
    11. Rothenberg DM: Acid-Base Disorders. In Multidisciplinary Critical Care Review. Roberts PR (ed). Society of Critical Care Medicine, 1998:271-290.
    12. Rothenberg DM: Sedation, Analgesia and Neuromuscular Blockade. In Multidisciplinary Critical Care Review. Roberts (ed). Society of Critical Care Medicine, 1998;319-328.
    13. Rothenberg DM: Informed Consent for Jehovah’s Witnesses. In Syllabus on Ethics. Waisel DB, Van Norman GA (eds). American Society of Anesthesiologists Publication, 1998:01-011.
    14. Rothenberg DM: Acute Pancreatitis. In Complications in Anesthesia. Atlee J (ed.) W.B. Saunders, 1999;478-481.
    15. Rothenberg DM: Postoperative Renal Dysfunction. In Problems in Anesthesia: PACU and Anesthetic Management Afifi S, Rosenbaum S. (eds). Lippincott-Williams & Wilkins, 2000;12:314-325.
    16. Rothenberg DM, Tuman KJ: The Pulmonary Artery Catheter- What the Literature Really Says. In International Anesthesiology Clinics. Maccioli GA (ed.) Lippincott-Williams & Wilkins, 2000;38:171-187.
    17. Rothenberg DM, Barboi C: Airway Management and Endotracheal Intubation. In Critical Care Medicine: Principles of Diagnosis and Management in the Adult. 2nd Edition. Parrillo JE, Dellinger RP (eds.) Saunders Mosby-Yearbook, 2001;16-35.
    18. O'Connor CJ, Rothenberg DM, Tuman KJ: Anesthesia and the Hepatobiliary System. In Anesthesia. Ed Miller RD (6th ed) Elsevier Churchill Livingstone, 2005: 2209-2229.
    19. Rothenberg DM: Acute Pancreatitis. In Complications in Anesthesia. Atlee J (ed.) W.B. Saunders, (2nd ed) 2006.
    20. Rothenberg DM: Kidney. In Cardiopulmonary Bypass: Principles and Practice.(3rd ed) Gravlee, G, Davis RF, Stammer, AH and Ungerleider R. (eds). Lippincott-Williams & Wilkins, 2007. 338-351.
    21. Sutton R, Rothenberg DM: Ultrafiltration and Dialysis. In Cardiopulmonary Bypass: Principles and Practice. (3rd ed) Gravlee G, Davis RF, Stammer AH, and Ungerleider R. (eds). Lippincott-Williams & Wilkins, 2007. 114-127.
    22. Rothenberg DM, Loh-Trivedi M: Perioperative Care of the Diabetic Patient. eMedicine. May, 2006.
    23. Rothenberg DM. Hypertonic Saline Resuscitation. In Cased –Based Anesthesia. Shorten G, Dierdorf SF, Iohom G, O’Connor CJ, Hogue CW (eds) Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2009, 48-50.
    24. Rothenberg DM. Preoperative Liver Function Test Abnormalities. In Cased-Based Anesthesia. Shorten G, Dierdorf SF, Iohom G, O’Connor CJ, Hogue CW (eds). Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2009, 51-54.
    25. Croley WC, Schwenzer KJ, Rothenberg DM. Family Support and Ethics Issues. In Residents’ Guide to Learning in the Intensive Care Unit. American Society of Critical Care Anesthesiologists. Talmor D &Heard S (eds) 2009.
    26. Rothenberg DM. What is the DNR Order and How Does it Apply to the Patient Undergoing Anesthesia and Surgery? In: Critical Care Ethics: A Practice Guide. Kummer HB, Thompson DR (eds) (2nd Ed) Society of Critical Care Medicine. 2009. 193-200.
    27. Loh-Trivedi M, Rothenberg DM: Perioperative Care of the Diabetic Patient. eMedicine August, 2009.
    28. Rothenberg DM, O'Connor CJ, Tuman KJ: Anesthesia and the Hepatobiliary System. In Anesthesia. Miller RD (Ed) (7th ed) Churchill Livingstone Elsevier, 2010, 2135-2154.
    29. Rothenberg DM. DNR Orders in the Patient Undergoing Anesthesia and Surgery and at the End-of-Life. In: Clinical Ethics in Anesthesiology: A Case-Based Textbook. Van Norman G et al (eds). Cambridge University Press 2011.
    30. Loh-Trivedi M, Rothenberg DM. Perioperative Management of the Diabetic Patient. eMedicine from WebMD. Updated March 29, 2011. Available at: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/284451-overview.
    31. Rothenberg DM, Cocoma S: Acute Acid-Base Disorders. In Comprehensive Critical Care: Adult. Roberts PR, Todd SR (eds). 2012, 623-640. Society of Critical Care Medicine.
    32. Rothenberg DM, O'Connor CJ, Tuman KJ: Anesthesia and the Hepatobiliary System. In Anesthesia. Miller RD (Ed) (8th ed) Churchill Livingstone Elsevier. 2015: 2244-2261.
    33. Rothenberg DM. What Are the Ethical Issues with the Perioperative DNR Order? In Critical Care Ethics a Practice Guide. Thompson DR, Kaufman D. (eds). 2014:215-220. Society of Critical Care Medicine.
    34. de la Cruz A, Rothenberg DM: Kidney Function and CPB. In Cardiopulmonary Bypass and Mechanical Support: Principles and Practice.(4th ed) Gravlee, G, Davis RF, Hammon J, Kussman B. (eds). Lippincott-Williams & Wilkins, 2016. 369-383.
    35. Sutton R, Rothenberg DM: Ultrafiltration and Dialysis. In Cardiopulmonary Bypass and Mechanical Support: Principles and Practice. (4th ed) Gravlee G, Davis RF, Hammon J, Kussman B(eds). Lippincott-Williams & Wilkins, 2016. 109-122.
    36. Shayegan B, Rothenberg DM: Perioperative Care and Anesthesia. In Rush Review of Surgery. (6th Ed) Myers, J et al (Eds). Elsevier, 2017. Chapter 6. (In Press).
    37. Shayegan B, Rothenberg DM: Anesthesia. In Rush Review of Surgery. (6th Ed) Myers, J et al (Eds). Elsevier, 2017. Chapter 7. (In Press).
    38. Bhatia A, Rothenberg DM: Acute Acid-Base Disorders. In Comprehensive Critical Care: Adult(2nd Ed). Roberts, PR, Todd SR (Eds). Society of Critical Medicine. 2017. (In Press).

Original Contributions

  • Peer Reviewed

    1. Parnass SM, Rothenberg DM, Kerchberger J, et al: Single bolus dose esmolol in the prevention of intubation-induced tachycardia and hypertension in an ambulatory surgery unit. J Clin Anesth 1990;2(4):232-237.
    2. Rothenberg DM, Parnass SM, Litwack K, McCarthy RJ, Newman LM: The efficacy of ephedrine in the prevention of postoperative nausea and vomiting.  Anesth Analg 1991;72:58-61.
    3. Franklin CM, Rothenberg DM: Do-not-resuscitate orders in the presurgical patient. J Clin Anesth 1992;48:181-184.
    4. Carroll G, Rothenberg DM: Carbon Dioxide Narcosis:  "Pathological or Pathillogical?" Chest 1992;102:986-988 (Editorial).
    5. O’Connor CJ, Rothenberg DM: Anesthetic considerations for descending thoracic aortic surgery: (Part I). J Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia 1995;9:581-588.
    6. O’Connor CJ, Rothenberg DM: Anesthetic considerations for descending thoracic aortic surgery: (Part II). J Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia 1995;9:734-747.
    7. O’Connor CJ, Rothenberg DM, et al: The effect of esmolol pretreatment on the incidence of regional wall motion abnormalities during electroconvulsive therapy. Anesth Analg 1996;82:143-147.
    8. Rothenberg DM, McCarthy RJ, Peng CC, Normoyle DA. Nausea and vomiting after dexamethasone versus droperidol following outpatient laparoscopy with a propofol-based anesthetic. Acta Anaesthesiol Scand 1998;42:637-642.
    9. Lewis KS, Rothenberg DM. Neuromuscular blockade in the intensive care unit.  Am J Health-Syst Pharm 1999;56:72-75.
    10. Lewis KS, Santucci VN, Normoyle DL, Rothenberg DM: Prolonged neuromuscular blockade associated with rocuronium. Am J Health-Syst Pharm 1999;56:1114-1118.
    11. Zajtchuk JT, McLaughlin M, Jacob SK, Rothenberg DM Rush Medical College  Acad Med  2000;75:S107-111.
    12. Devita MA, Webb SA, Hurford WE, Truog RD, Wlody GS, Hayden CT, Sprung CL, Brilli RJ, Beals DA, Rothenberg DM, et al: Position Paper by the Ethics Committee, American College of Critical Care Medicine, Society of Critical Care Medicine. Recommendations for nonheartbeating organ donation. Crit Care Med 2001;29:1826-1831.
    13. Truog RD, Cist AFM, Brackett SE, Burns JP, Curley MAQ, Danis M, DeVita MA, Rosenbaum SH, Rothenberg DM et al. Recommendations for end-of-life care in the intensive care unit: The Ethics Committee of the Society of Critical Care Medicine. Crit Care Med 2001;29:2332-2348.
    14. Croley C, Rothenberg DM. Education of Trainees in the Intensive Care Unit. In: Organizational and Corporate Education in the Intensive Care Unit.  Rosenbaum S (ed).  Crit Care Med  2007; 35:S117-121.
    15. Musacchio MJ, Smith AP, McNeal CA, Munoz L, Rothenberg DM, von Roenn KA, Byrne RW. Neuro-Critical Care Skills Training Using a Human Patient Simulator. Neurocrit Care 2010 13; 169-175.
    16. Vercorlone LW, dela Cruz, A., Archibald T, Thompson, RE, Rothenberg, DM: Anesthesia Considerations for the Hospitalist. Hosp Med Clin. 2016. 281-302.

    Non-Peer Reviewed

    1. Litwack, K, Rothenberg DM: Updates on basic and advanced cardiac life support.  Journal of Post Anesthesia Nursing 1989;4(6):377-381.
    2. Rothenberg DM, Parnass S, El-Ganzouri A: A method of oxygen insufflation during fiberoptic intubation.  J Clin Anesth 1989;1(6):472-474. (letter)
    3. Parnass S, Rothenberg DM, Fischer R, Ivankovich AD: Spinal anesthesia and mini-dose heparin. JAMA 1990;263(11):1496. (letter).
    4. Rothenberg DM, Ivankovich, AD: Asymptomatic hyponatremia does not require rapid correction. Anesthesiology 1990;72:397. (letter)
    5. Rothenberg DM, Berns AS: Excess ADH and oliguria in patients with normal renal function: Anesthesiology 1990;73:583-584. (letter)
    6. Spiess BD, Rothenberg DM, Buckley S: Complete airway obstruction of armored endotracheal tubes. Anesth Analg 1991;73:95-96. (letter).
    7. Rothenberg DM, Ivankovich AD: Recognition and management of the transurethral resection syndrome. Int Rev Anesth 1991;1(2):171-174.
    8. Franklin C, Rothenberg DM: Perioperative suspension of the DNR order:  the role of postoperative withdrawal of life support. JAMA 1992;267:1465. (letter)
    9. Franklin C, Rothenberg DM: DNR orders in the operating room.  N Eng J Med  1992;326:1571-1572. (letter)
    10. Rothenberg DM: The DNR Order - Application in the OR vs the ICU.  American Society of Critical Care Anesthesiologist’s, Newsletter 1993;5.
    11. Balestrieri FJ, Rothenberg DM: Jehovah's Witness and Blood Product Transfusion, American Society of Anesthesiologists, Newsletter 1994;58:18-20.
    12. Bone RC, Hayden WR, Levine RL, Rothenberg DM, et al: Recognition, Assessment, and Treatment of Anxiety in the Critical Care Patient. Disease-a-Month 1995;XLI(5):293-36
    13. Rothenberg DM: The proper diagnosis and treatment of the TURS requires more than esophageal Doppler. Anesth & Analg. 2009 ; 108:1048-1049. (letter)
    14. Rothenberg DM: Ethics, economics and outcomes. (editorial) Current Opinion in Anesthesiology. 2013
    15. Rothenberg DM: Ethics, economics and outcomes. (editorial) Current Opinion in Anesthesiology. 2014

    Case Reports

    1. Rothenberg DM, Brandt TD, D'Cruz I: Computed tomography of renal angiomyolipoma presenting as right atrial mass. JCAT 1986;10(6):1054-1056.
    2. Rothenberg DM, Berns AS, Ivankovich AD: Isotonic hyponatremia following transurethral resection:  Case reports and a review of the literature. J Clin Anesth 1990;2(1)48-53.
    3. Rothenberg DM, Berns AS, Barkin R, Glantz RH: Bromide intoxication secondary to pyridostigmine bromide therapy. JAMA 1990;253(8):1121-1122.
    4. Rothenberg DM, Moy JN: Anaphylactic reaction to topical bovine thrombin.  Anesthesiology 1993;78:779-782.
    5. Stang KN, Yeu E, Rothenberg DM, Mizen TR et al. Unusual presentation of perioperative ischemic optic neuropathy following major spine surgery. J Clin Anesth  2010;22:52-55.
    6. Mangal V, Rajagopal A, Rothenberg DM. Unusual presentation of myasthenia gravis following cervical spine surgery. International Anesthesiology Clinics 2011;49:71-73.
    7. Mahzar F, Rothenberg DM. Lactic Acidosis during Anesthesia for Glioblastoma Multiforme Resection: The Warburg Effect.  Journal of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine.  Submitted 2017.

    Abstracts

    1. Rothenberg DM, Ivankovich AD: Isotonic hyponatremia during transurethral prostate resection.  Anesth Analg 1989;68:S240.
    2. Rothenberg DM, Parnass S, Newman L, Litwack K, Ivankovich AD: Ephedrine minimizes postoperative nausea and vomiting in outpatients. Anesthesiology 1989;71:A322.
    3. Parnass S, Rothenberg DM, Kerchberger J, Ivankovich AD: Single dose esmolol for prevention of hemodynamic changes of intubation in ambulatory surgery unit Anesthesiology 1989;12.
    4. Rothenberg DM, Jones D, Dainauskas JD, McCarthy R: The anticonvulsant and pulmonary effect of endotracheally-administered midazolam in a model of status epilepticus. Anesthesiology  1990;A233.
    5. Rothenberg DM, Franklin C, McCarthy R, Ivankovich AD: Do-not-resuscitate orders in the presurgical patient: a study of U.S. anesthesiology department policies.  Anesthesiology 1991;75:A907.
    6. Rothenberg DM, McCarthy RJ: Anesthesiologist's perspective on physician-assisted death: A survey of anesthesiologists in the United States.  Anesthesiology 1992;77:A1082.
    7. O'Connor CJ, Rothenberg DM, Soble JS, et al: Regional wall motion abnormalities during ECT: effect of esmolol pre-treatment.  Anesth Analg 1995;80:S352.
    8. Rothenberg DM, Peng C, Normoyle D, et al: Dexamethasone minimizes postoperative nausea and vomiting in outpatients. Anesth Analg 1996;82:S388.
    9. Rothenberg DM, Colombo J, Knox S, Ivankovich A: Anesthesiologists as perioperative physicians:  practicing what is preached.  Anesthesiology 1998;89:A83.
    10. Jacobsohn E, Klock PA and the Oral Board Examiners Group: A Comparison of Scores on a Standardized Oral Examination by American and Canadian Examiners.  Anesthesiology 1998;89:A63.
    11. Jacobsohn E, Klock, PA and the Oral Board Examiners Group: Teaching Communication, Case-Analysis, and Oral Examination Skills to Anesthesiology Resident:  The Effect of Oral Examination Board Scores.  Anesthesiology 1998;89:A64.
    12. Klock PA, Jacobsohn E and the Oral Board Examiners Group: Inter-Rater Reliability of Oral Board Examinations with American and Canadian Examiners.  Anesthesiology 1998;89:A66.
    13. Porembka D, Rothenberg D, Gunther J, Klock PA: Comparison of Scores on a Standardized Oral Examination by American and Canadian Examiners.  Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, September 1998.
    14. Jacobsohn E, Brownell L, Reimer H, Friesen D, Porembka, Rothenberg D, Gunther J, Klock PA: Teaching Oral  Examination and Communication Skills to Anaesthesia Residents in Training:  Effect on Scores by Blinded American and Canadian Examiners.  Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, September 1998.
    15. Jacobsohn E, Brownell L, Reimer H, Friesen D, Porembka, Rothenberg D, Gunther J, Klock PA: Interrater Reliability of Anaesthesia Oral Examinations with American and Canadian Examiners.  Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, September 1998.
    16. Jacobsohn E, Brownell L, Reimer H, Friesen D, Porembka, Rothenberg D, Gunther J, Klock PA: How Good are Anaesthesia Residents at Self-assessment of Oral Examination Performance?  Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, September 1998.
    17. Rothenberg DM, Colombo JA, Albu LL, McCarthy RJ. Performance of an on-demand blood gas monitor in surgical intensive care unit patients.  Crit Care Med 1999;27:A114.
    18. Lewis KS, McCarthy RJ, Rothenberg DM. Does melatonin decrease sedative use and time to extubation in patients requiring prolonged mechanical ventilation?  Anesth Analg 1999;88:S123.
    19. Rothenberg DM, Valika B, Reineck JR: Assessment of Patient’s Perioperative Spirituality Needs. Anesthesiology 2000;93:A1185.
    20. Lewis KS, Colombo JA, Barboi CA, Rothenberg DM. Dexmedetomidine as monotherapy after cardiac surgery. Crit Care Med 2000;28:A123.
    21. Colombo JA, Lewis KS, Rothenberg DM, Tuman KJ. Dexmedetomidine as monotherapy for sedation after cardiac surgery in the intensive care unit. Anesthesiology 2001;95:A381.
    22. Lewis KS, Colombo JA, McCarthy RA, Barboi CA, Rothenberg DM. Does dexmedetomidine adversely
      affect hemodynamic outcomes after cardiac surgery?  Crit Care Med 2002;29(12) A182. Research Citation Finalist.
    23. Lewis KS, Baldwin DA, Colombo JA, Rothenberg DM. Implementation and evaluation of an intensive
      insulin therapy protocol in the SICU.  Pharmacotherapy 2002;22:A1334.
    24. Colombo JA, Lewis KS, Baldwin, D, Snella KA, Rothenberg DM. Prospective evaluation of compliance and safety of an intensive insulin therapy protocol in postoperative cardiac surgery patients. Anesthesiology 2003;99:A414.
    25. Rajagopal, A, Lewis, KS, Baldwin, D, Rothenberg DM, Tuman, KJ. Intensive insulin therapy reduces the
      incidence of atrial fibrillation and vasopressor requirements after cardiac surgery.
      Anesthesiology
      2003;99:A128.
    26. El-Ganzouri AR, Toleikis SC, Tuman KJ, Rothenberg DM, Ivankovich AD. Teaching fiberoptic
      Endoscopy, LMA, and other airway equipment for difficult airway management:  Survey of residency
      Training programs in the U.S. Anesthesiology 2004;101: A1348.
    27. Kremer M, Irias N, Kraus MK, Faut-Callahan M, Rothenberg DM. Advancing Patient Safety Through Simulation: the RUSL Experience.  Chicago Patient Safety Foundation
      Annual Meeting.  Chicago, IL March, 2005.
    28. Kroin JS, Rothenberg DM, Tuman KJ. Effects of supra-therapeutic doses of epinephrine on functional activity in mice.  Anesthesiology 107:A1973, 2007.
    29. Severin P, Krause MK, Cortez E, Rothenberg D, Faut-Callahan M, McNeal C: Faculty use of patient simulation: Identifying priorities and barriers. International Meeting on Simulation in Health Care. San Diego, CA. January, 2008.
    30. Severin P, Jacobson P, Cortez E, Rothenberg D et al: Blast injuries in children: Is there a role for pediatric simulation? International Meeting on Simulation in Health Care. San Diego, CA. January, 2008.
    31. Rothenberg DM, Rome L: The Cool Hand Luke Syndrome: Failure to communicate the perioperatve DNR order. Anesth & Anal, 2012.
    32. Rothenberg DM: Temporomandibular joint dislocation following the insertion of a laryngeal mask airway (LMA). Anesth & Anal, 2013.
    33. Mahzar F, Rothenberg DM. Lactic Acidosis during Anesthesia for Glioblastoma Multiforme Resection: The Warburg Effect.    ASA Challenging Cases. 2015.

Scientific & Educational Exhibits

  • Defining and refining a formalized program of residency training in difficult airway management: Twenty-five years of experience. El-Ganzouri AR, Ivankovich AD, Tuman KJ, Rothenberg DM, Rajagopal A, Toleikis SC. American Society of Anesthesiologists Annual Meeting 2004.

Research Interests/Grants/Consultation

  • Anesthesia

    Studying the effects of treating epinephrine-induced stunned myocardium in an animal model 2007
    Studying spirituality in patients undergoing surgery. (1999-2000)
    Studying the hemodynamic effects of intratracheal lidocaine via the LITA endotracheal tube. (1999)

    Critical Care

    Studying the effects of melatonin in critically ill patients. (1999-2000)
    Studying on-line blood gas monitoring (Multicenter trial) (VIA Medical) Grant $20,000. (1998-1999)
    Co-participant with Robert A. Balk, M.D. (Co-investigator) in a Multicenter, Randomized, Controlled Study of the Safety and Efficacy of Partial Liquid Ventilation with Sterile Perflubron in Adults with Acute Parenchymal Lung Injury. (1995)
    Co-participant with Christopher O'Connor, MD (principal investigator) in a multicenter study of the efficacy of Hemosol during CABG surgery.(2001)