Critical Care Faculty

Ron Barak, MD
Medical School: George Washington University
Anesthesiology Residency: UCSD
CCM Fellowship: UCSD
Interests: Resuscitation, multi-disciplinary education, shock

Erik Kistler, MD, PhD - Director of VA SICU and Director of Research
Medical School: George Washington University
Anesthesiology Residency: UCSD
CCM Fellowship: MGH
Interests: Sepsis and Shock (Mechanisms, Diagnosis, and Treatment)

Brian Lemkuil, MD
Medical School: Loma Linda
Anesthesiology Residency: UCSD
CCM Fellowship: UCSD/Cambridge
Interests: Cerebral Blood Flow, Subarachnoid Hemorrhage, Cerebral Vasospasm

Zeb McMillan, MD
Medical School: University of Iowa
Anesthesiology Residency: Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center (Chicago)
CCM Fellowship: UCSF
Interests: Venous Blood Gas Analysis, Ventilator Synchrony, Pain and Sedation in ICU, RBC transfusion

Angela Meier, MD, PhD
Medical School: Ludwig Maximlans University (Munich)
Anesthesiology Residency: MGH
CCM Fellowship: MGH
Interests: Sepsis, Trauma, Immunologic Impact of Anesthesia

Anushrivan Minokadeh, MD – Division Chief
Medical School: LSU   
Anesthesiology Residency: SUNY Downstate Hospital
CCM Fellowship: Johns Hopkins
Interests: Neurocritical Care, Liver Transplantation,  Resuscitation Science, Quality and Performance Improvement

Beverly Newhouse, MD – Education Director
Medical School: University of North Carolina
Anesthesiology Residency: UCSD
CCM Fellowship: MGH
Interests: Medical Education, Mechanical Ventilation & Weaning, Resuscitation Physiology

Albert Nguyen, MD
Medical School:  University of Colorado
Anesthesiology Residency: UT Southwestern
CCM Fellowship: UCSD
Interests: Coagulopathy and  Coagulation Monitoring

E. Orestes O’Brien, MD – Medical Director: Anesthesia Critical Care Medicine Services 
Medical School: Harvard
Anesthesiology Residency: UCSF
CCM Fellowship: MGH
Interests: Transthoracic Echocardiography and the Sympathetic Nervous System in Critical Illness

Kimberly Robbins, MD – Fellowship Director
Medical School: University of Virginia
Anesthesiology Residency: UCSD
CCM Fellowship: UCSD
Interests: Obstetric Critical Care, Echocardiography, Education

Ulrich Schmidt, MD, PhD, MBA
Medical School: University of Munich
Anesthesiology Residency: MGH
CCM Fellowship: MGH
Interests: Care of the Critically Ill patient in OR and in the ICU, Optimization of high risk interventions in the ICU

Christopher “Kit” Tainter, MD, RDMS – Director of Critical Care Ultrasound
Medical School: University of Washington
Emergency Medical Residency: Mount Sinai NY
CCM Fellowship: MGH
Interests: Point of Care Ultrasound, Resuscitation, Cardiac Arrest, Education