Shamsuddin Akhtar, MD, Anesthesiology, New Haven, CT, Yale-New Haven Hospital

ShamsuddinAkhtarMD

Anesthesiology New Haven, CT

Critical Care Medicine

Associate Professor, Anesthesiology, Yale University School of Medicine

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Education & Training

  • Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated HospitalsFellowship, Critical Care Medicine, 1995 - 1996
  • SUNY Stony Brook University Hospital & Medical CenterResidency, Anesthesiology, 1992 - 1995
  • SUNY Stony Brook University Hospital & Medical CenterInternship, Internal Medicine, 1991 - 1992
  • Aga Khan Medical CollegeClass of 1989
  • D.J. Sind Government Science CollegeBachelor, Pre-medical, 1981 - 1983

Certifications & Licensure

  • CT State Medical License
    CT State Medical License 2004 - 2021
  • WI State Medical License
    WI State Medical License 1995 - 2021
  • American Board of Anesthesiology Anesthesiology
  • American Board of Anesthesiology Critical Care Medicine

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Recognition Award for Teaching, Department of Anesthesiology Yale Univeristy School of Medicine, 2013
  • Nominated for Contribution to Teaching Yale Univeristy School of Medicine, 2012
  • Special Achievement Award Aga Khan Education Board for the U.S.A., Australia and New Zealand, 1999
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Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • A Retrospective Observational Study of Anaesthetic Dosing Adjustments in the Elderly: Are we overdosing older patients?  
    S. Akhtar, J. Heng, F. Dai, RB Schonberger, MM Burg, Drugs and Aging, 1/1/2016
  • Preventing Adverse Outcomes in the Very Elderly Cardiac Surgical Patient  
    S. Akhtar, Morris B, Roy R, Balogun SA, Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia, 1/1/2015
  • Geriatric Pharmacology  
    S. Akhtar, R. Ramani, Anesthesiology Clinics of North America, 1/1/2015
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Books/Book Chapters

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Abstracts/Posters

  • Red Blood Cell Transfusion After Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting: A Double-Edged Sword?
    Alice Li, B.S., Shamsuddin Akhtar, M.D., Feng Dai, Ph.D., Hossam E. Tantawy, M.B.,Ch.B, ASA, New Orleans, LA, 1/1/2014
  • Induction Doses in the Elderly Undergoing GI Surgeries Are Not Being Corrected for Age.
    Jia Liu, B.S., Joseph Heng, B.S., Shamsuddin Akhtar, M.D., ASA, New Orleans, LA, 1/1/2014
  • IV Induction Doses in the Elderly Undergoing GI Surgeries Are Not Being Corrected for Age.
    Jia Liu, B.S., Joseph Heng, B.S., Shamsuddin Akhtar, M.D., ASA, New Orleans, LA, 1/1/2014
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Lectures

  • Drugging the Drugged- Practical Geriatric Pharmacology. 
    Chicago, IL - 1/23/2016
  • ACC/AHA guidelines: Clinicians approach 
    Wayne State Medical Center, MI - 1/17/2016
  • Update on Geriatric Pharmacology 
    Wayne State Medical Center, MI - 1/17/2016
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Other

  • Anesthesia for Pheochromocytoma 
    S Akhtar, Up-to-date.
    1/1/2015
  • Benzodiazepines. 
    S Akhtar, START-prep web-based study guide for Anesthesiology
    1/1/2014
  • Physiology of Adrenal Medulla and Adrenal cortex. 
    S Akhtar, START-prep web-based study guide for Anesthesiology
    1/1/2014
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Hospital Affiliations