Joel Zivot, MD, Anesthesiology, Atlanta, GA, Emory University Hospital Midtown


Anesthesiology Atlanta, GA

Critical Care Medicine

Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Adjunct Professor of Law, Emory University

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Skills & Expertise

  • Critical care medicine, Health policy, Medical ethics, Cardiac surgery anesthesiology, Drug shortages, Eularian Video Magnification, Stochastic processes

Education & Training

  • Cleveland Clinic Foundation
    Cleveland Clinic FoundationFellowship, Critical Care Medicine, 1994 - 1995
  • Cleveland Clinic Foundation
    Cleveland Clinic FoundationResidency, Anesthesiology, 1989 - 1994
  • Mount Sinai Hospital, University of Toronto
    Mount Sinai Hospital, University of TorontoRotating Internship, Medical, 1988 - 1989
  • University of Manitoba
    University of ManitobaClass of 1988
  • University of Toronto
    University of TorontoBS, 1983 - 1984
  • University of ManitobaBS, 1980 - 1983

Certifications & Licensure

  • GA State Medical License
    GA State Medical License 2010 - 2021
  • DC State Medical License
    DC State Medical License 2005 - 2013
  • OH State Medical License
    OH State Medical License 1993 - 2013
  • American Board of Anesthesiology Anesthesiology
  • American Board of Anesthesiology Critical Care Medicine
  • Royal College of Physicians of CanadaAnesthesiology

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Presidential Citation Society of Critical Care Medicine, 2013
  • District of Columbia Annual Patient Safety Award District of Columbia Department of Health, 2006
  • Distinguished service by a Physician Award American Academy of Anesthesiologist Assistants, 2005
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Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Changes in gastric intramucosal pH are not predicted by therapeutic changes in conventional hemodynamic varriables for septic surgical patients.  
    Zivot J, Hoffman W, Lockrem J, Esfandiari S, Bedocs N, Vignali C, Popovich M, Critical Care Medicine. 23(1) Supplement A
  • Excessive endotracheal tube cuff pressures are common but are not clinically significant.  
    Webster J, Thomson V, Zivot J, Anesthesiology 87(3 Suppl) A984
  • Successful transplantation of liver and kidney allografts from a donor maintained on veno-arterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation.  
    Bloch, MG, Zivot JB, Anesthesia and Analgesia
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  • Local anesthetic spread for skin infiltration.
    Hacker L, Zivot J, Midwestern Anesthesia Residents Conference, Chicago, Illinois
  • Post-operative Sidenafil for pulmonary hypertension following mitral valve repair.
    Falk S, Zivot J, 17th Asia Pacific Conference on Diseases of the Chest, Istanbul, Turkey
  • New onset anterior spinal artery syndrome after lumbar drain removal.
    Aggarwal S, Zivot J, Midwestern Anesthesia Residents Conference, Rochester, Minnesota
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  • New Horizons in Anesthesiology - Vail 
    Emory University School of Medicine, Vail, Colorado - 2/9/2013
  • Controversies in Trauma Management. 
    Medical College of Ohio, Toledo, Ohio, USA, Department of Anesthesiology
  • Intensive care Unit Sedation. 
    Western Pennsylvania Society of Anesthesiology, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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  • Department of Engineering on the development of a wearable wireless monitor for Anesthesia providers in the operating suite. 
    Zivot, JB, Hunt, W
  • Engineering on development of an enhanced communication device to improve patient communication in the ICU. 
    Zivot, J

Press Mentions

  • A Look Back at the Coronavirus Pandemic's Progression
    A Look Back at the Coronavirus Pandemic's ProgressionDecember 30, 2020 11:46
  • Op-Ed: A Better Plan for COVID Vaccinations
    Op-Ed: A Better Plan for COVID VaccinationsDecember 29, 2020 11:00
  • Despite Setbacks, Reason for Hope Against COVID as 2020 Ends
    Despite Setbacks, Reason for Hope Against COVID as 2020 EndsDecember 29, 2020 11:00
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