Allan Klock, M.D.

Professor of Anesthesia & Critical Care
Vice-Chairman for Clinical Affairs

5841 S. Maryland Ave.
M.C. 4028
Chicago, IL 60637

(773) 702-6858


B.S. - 1982 - 1986
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute - Troy, NY USA - Biomedical Engineering

M.D. - 1986 - 1990
University of Connecticut - Farmington, CT USA

Internship - 1990 - 1991
Hartford Hospital - Hartford, CT United States - Transitional Internship USA

Residency - 1991 - 1994
Brigham and Women's Hospital - Boston, MA USA - Anesthesiology United States

Clinical Interests

Difficult Airway Management
Anesthesia for Urologic Surgery
Anesthesia for Thoracic and Vascular Surgery
Anesthesia for ENT Surgery

Academic Interests

Airway management
Sedation Training for non-anesthesiologists
Perioperative drug interactions
Operating room fires
Hospital system failures

Recent Publications

Ovassapian A, Glassenberg R, Randel GI, Klock A, Mesnick PS, Klafta JM: The unexpected difficult airway and lingual tonsil hyperplasia. A case series and review of the literature. Anesthesiology 97:124-132, 2002

Klock PA, Czeslick EG, Klafta, JM, Ovassapian A, Moss J: The Effect of Sevoflurane and Desflurane on Upper Airway Reactivity. Anesthesiology 94:963-7, 2001

Ostermeier AM, Roizen MF, Hautkappe M, Klock PA, Klafta JM: Three sudden postoperative respiratory arrests associated with epidural opioids in patients with sleep apnea. Anesthesia & Analgesia 85(2):452-60, 1997