Celestine Okwuone, MD, Anesthesiology, Exton, PA

CelestineOnochieOkwuoneMDMBBS

Anesthesiology Exton, PA

Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology

Cardiothoracic Anesthesiologist.

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Summary

  • Dr. Celestine Okwuone is an anesthesiologist in Exton, PA. He received his medical degree from University of Benin Faculty of Medicine and has been in practice 21 years. He specializes in General Anesthesiology, Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology and is experienced in Critical care medicine, Cardiac surgery anesthesiology, Some intermittent Travel Cardiac Anesthesia duties, Previous Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology at Penn State University and Florida State University, Twice previously Chief of Anesthesia Departments, Previous Director of Cardiac Anesthesia.

Education & Training

  • Cleveland Clinic FoundationFellowship, Adult Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology, 2003 - 2004
  • Maimonides Medical CenterChief Residency, Anesthesiology, 2002 - 2003
  • Maimonides Medical CenterResidency, 2000 - 2003
  • Columbia University College of Physicians & SurgeonsInternship, General Surgery, 1999 - 2000
  • University of Benin Faculty of MedicineClass of 1996

Certifications & Licensure

  • FL State Medical License
    FL State Medical License 2007 - 2023
  • NY State Medical License
    NY State Medical License 2003 - 2022
  • PA State Medical License
    PA State Medical License 2003 - 2022
  • LA State Medical License
    LA State Medical License 2003 - 2004
  • OH State Medical License
    OH State Medical License 2003 - 2006
  • American Board of Anesthesiology Anesthesiology
  • Board Certified - Advanced Perioperative Transesophageal EchocardiographyCardiothoracic Anesthesia

Publications & Presentations

Journal Articles

  • Obstructive Sleep Apnea- Implications for Procedural Sedation  
    C. Okwuone, MD, P. Janicki, MD, PhD et al., Journal for Radiology Nursing, 1/1/2006
  • Topical analgesia for chest drain removal in cardiac patients  
    B. Mets, MD, PhD; C. Okwuone, MD., Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia., 1/1/2005
  • Blunting of adrenergic response during endotracheal intubation: Esmolol vs Clonidine  
    B. Mets, MD, PhD; C. Okwuone, MD., Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia., 1/1/2005

Abstracts/Posters

  • Target Guided Infusion (TGI): Using technology to improve understanding of pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic principles.
    B. Murray, MD; C. Okwuone, MD, ASA, 1/1/2005

Lectures

  • Perioperative Blood Salvage: Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center Guidelines and protocol. 
    1/1/2005
  • Target Guided Infusion (TGI): Using technology to improve understanding of pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic principles. 
    Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center - 1/1/2004
  • Effects of operating room radiation exposure on anesthesiologists 
    Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York - 1/1/2001

Other

  • Use of Capnography during moderate sedation by Non-Anesthesia Personnel in various clinical settings. 
    C. Okwuone, MD, Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation (APSF) Newsletter
    1/1/2016
  • Anesthesia May Predispose Patients to Corneal Abrasions. 
    C. Okwuone, MD., Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation Newsletter
    1/1/2005

Press Mentions

  • Dr. Celestine Okwuone: A Leader
    Dr. Celestine Okwuone: A LeaderMay 29th, 2017
  • Dr. Celestine Okwuone: Florida State University College of Medicine
    Dr. Celestine Okwuone: Florida State University College of MedicineJune 6th, 2017

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