CoDirector Cardiothoracic ICU
Duke Medical Center
Jerrold Levy is currently Professor of Anesthesiology and Surgery (Cardiothoracic), and CoDirector of the Cardiothoracic Surgical Intensive Care Unit at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, NC. He obtained his medical degree from the University of Miami, FL, where he was an intern in internal medicine, and undertook his residency in the Department of Anesthesiology of the Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School in Boston where he was also Chief Resident, and completed fellowships in both Respiratory ICU and Cardiac Anesthesiology. He previously was Professor, Deputy Chair for Research, and Chief of Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology at Emory University. His clinical and research interests include therapeutic strategies to prevent and treat bleeding, anticoagulation and its reversal, clinical applications of recombinant and purified protein concentrates, pharmacologic strategies to treat shock/ventricular dysfunction, and anaphylaxis. His clinical practice involves managing critically ill patients following cardiothoracic surgery in the perioperative setting and intensive care unit. Some of his current appointments include Chair of the Subcommittee on Perioperative and Critical Care Thrombosis and Hemostasis for the International Society of Thrombosis and Hemostasis, Executive Editor of Anesthesiology, and consultant to the FDA‘s Biologic Products Advisory Committee. He is a Fellow of the American Heart Association and Society of Critical Care Medicine and has authored over 400 publications, including original research articles, reviews, books, and book chapters.