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Jonathan Lesser, MD, Anesthesiology, New York, NY, The Mount Sinai Hospital


Anesthesiology New York, NY



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Education & Training

  • New York Presbyterian Hospital (Columbia Campus)
    New York Presbyterian Hospital (Columbia Campus)Residency, Anesthesiology, 1989 - 1992
  • Ochsner Clinic Foundation
    Ochsner Clinic FoundationInternship, Internal Medicine, 1988 - 1989
  • Tulane University School of Medicine
    Tulane University School of MedicineClass of 1988
  • State University of New York, College at Purchase
    State University of New York, College at PurchaseB.A., 1982
  • Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai/Mount Sinai Hospital
    Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai/Mount Sinai HospitalResidency, Anesthesiology

Certifications & Licensure

  • ME State Medical License
    ME State Medical License 2020 - 2023
  • NJ State Medical License
    NJ State Medical License 1998 - 2003
  • NY State Medical License
    NY State Medical License 1989 - 2023
  • LA State Medical License
    LA State Medical License 1988 - 1990
  • American Board of Anesthesiology Anesthesiology

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Listed in Best Doctors in America
  • Ellison C. Pierce Award for Patient Safety American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA), 2012
  • First prize, Scientific Exhibit Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation (APSF), 2012
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Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Multilevel airway stenosis in patients with granulomatosis with polyangitis (Wegener’s)  
    Guardiani E, Moghaddas HS, Lesser J, Resta-Flarer F, Blitzer A, Bhora F, Lebovics R, Am J Otolaryngol, 1/1/2015
  • Adductor canal block can result in clinically significant quadriceps paralysis: a case report  
    Chen JP, Lesser JB, Hadzic A, Reiss W, Resta-Flarer F, Reg Anesth Pain Med, 1/1/2014
  • The importance of proximal saphenous nerve block for foot and ankle surgery Letter to the Editor  
    Chen JP, Lesser JB, Resta-Flarer F, Hadzic A, Reg Anesth Pain Med, 1/1/2013
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Books/Book Chapters


  • Development of 12 teaching modules to aid in securing the difficult airway through evaluation of over 300 videolaryngoscopy recordings in congenital vascular and lymph...
    Haller K, Resta-Flarer F, Lesser J et al, ASA Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, 1/13/2013
  • A comparison of intubation time using the Glidescope cobalt video laryngoscope versus the direct intubation trainer.
    Riso J, Resta-Flarer F, Lesser J, et al, ASA Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, 1/13/2013
  • Transversus abdominal plane (TAP) block efficiency in gynecological surgery, a prospective study.
    Sata S, Chen J, Lesser J, Resta-Flarer F, et al, ASA Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, 1/13/2013
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  • MC542. Awake Craniotomy with Ultrasound Guided Scalp Block for Eloquent Cortex Tumor Excision. 
    New Orleans, LA - 1/1/2014
  • MC699. Preventing Hemorrhage During a Craniotomy in a Patient with Hemophilia A. 
    New Orleans, LA - 1/1/2014
  • MC223. Airway Management for a Child after Decannulation of Long Term Tracheostomy. 
    New Orleans, LA - 1/1/2014
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  • Easing Labor Pain 
    Lesser JB, Salmon DK, Parents Magazine
  • Birth Defects and the Brave New World of Prenatal Testing. 
    Salmon DK, Lesser JB, Expecting Magazine, Fall

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