David Glick, M.D., M.B.A.

Professor of Anesthesia & Critical Care
Medical Director, Post-Anesthesia Care Unit

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

(773) 702-5553


B.A. - 1982 - 1986
Princeton University - Princeton, NJ USA - Politics

M.D. - 1986 - 1990
University of Chicago - Chicago, IL USA

Internship - 1990 - 1991
Washington University - St. Louis, MO USA - Surgery

Residency - 1991 - 1996
Washington University - St. Louis, MO USA - Surgery

Residency - 1996 - 1998
Stanford University - Palo Alto, CA, USA - Cardiothoracic Surgery

Residency - 1999 - 2002
University of Chicago - Chicago, IL USA - Anesthesia

M.B.A. - 2002 - 2003
University of Chicago - Chicago, IL USA - Business

Clinical Interests

Emergency and difficult airway management
Vascular and thoracic anesthesia
Anesthesia for endocrine surgery

Academic Interests

Anesthesia and the autonomic nervous system
Intra-operative awareness under anesthesia
Training in the post anesthesia care unit
Economic optimization of the operating room
Quality metrics in anesthesia and surgery

Recent Publications

Glick DB: The Autonomic Nervous System.  Miller's Anesthesia, 8th ed.  Miller RD, Cohen NH, Eriksson LI, Fleisher LA, Wiener-Kronish JP, and Young WL, eds.  Philadelphia: Elsevier Saunders, pp. 346-386, 2015.

Glick DB, Wroblewski K, Apfelbaum S, Dauber B, Woo J, Tung A:  The relationship between competition and quality in procedural cardiac care.  Anesth Analg 2015;120:220-9.

Rao S, Huverserian AR, Ben-Abdullah A, Lees K, Willingham MD, Burnside BA, Villafranca AJ, Glick DB, Jacobsohn E, Avidan MS: Impact of right-handedness on anesthetic sensitivity, intra-operative awareness and post-operative mortality.  Anaesthesia 2014; 69(8): 840-6.

Villafranca AJ, Arenson BG, Avidan MS, Glick D, Mashour GA, Jacobsohn E:  Case report: volitional delay of self-reported outcomes:  insights from a case of intraoperative awareness with explicit recall.  Anesth Analg 116(2):365-367, 2013

Aranake A, Gradwohl S, Ben-Abdallah A, Lin N, Shanks A, Helsten DL, Glick DB, Jacobsohn E, Villafranca AJ, Evers AS, Avidan MS, Mashour GA:  Increased risk of intraoperative awareness in patients with a history of awareness.  Anesthesiology 119(6):1275-1283, 2013

Glick DB:  Autonomic nervous system.  Miller’s Anesthesia Review:  Expert Consult, 2nd ed.  Sdrales L, Miller RD, eds.  Philadelphia:  Elsevier Saunders, pp. 29-39, 2013

Glick DB:  The role of flexible bronchoscopy.  The Difficult Airway: An Atlas of Tools and Techniques for Clinical Management.  Glick DB, Cooper RM, Ovassapian A, eds.  New York:  Springer, pp. 133-160, 2013

Sun YX, Habib AS, Wenger T, Gratz I, Glick D, Adsumelli R, Creed MR, Gan TJ:  Effects of dose ranging of adenosine infusion on electrocardiographic findings during and after general anesthesia.  J Anesth 26:689-695, 2012

Dinwiddie  SH, Glick DB, Goldman MB:  The effect of propofol-remifentanil anesthesia on selected seizure quality indices in electroconvulsive therapy.  Brain Stimulation 5:402-407, 2012

Moss J, Glick D: Autonomic function.  Anesthetic Pharmacology:  Basic Principles and Clinical Practice, 2nd ed.  Evers AS, Maze M, Kharasch ED, eds.  Cambridge University Press, pp. 330-334, 2011

Glick DB, Glick G:  The autonomic nervous system.  Neuroscientific Foundations of Anesthesiology. Mashour GA, Lydic R, eds.  New York:  Oxford University Press, pp. 171-185, 2011

Glick D:  Autonomic nervous system. Basics of Anesthesia, 6th ed.  Miller RD, Pardo MC Jr, eds.  Philadelphia: Elsevier-Saunders, pp. 66-77, 2011

Avidan MS, Jacobsohn E, Glick D, Burnside BA, Zhang L, Villafranca A, Karl L, Kamal S, Torres B, O’Connor M, Evers AS, Gradwohl S, Lin N, Palanca BJ, Mashour GA for the BAG-RECALL Research Group: Prevention of Intraoperative Awareness in a high-risk surgical population. NEJM 2011;365(7):591-600.

Choukalas CG, Walter J, Glick D, O'Connor MF, Tung A, Dinwiddie SH, Nunnally ME: Mask ventilation, hypocapnia, and seizure duration In electroconvulsive therapy. J Clin Anesth 22(6): 415-19, 2010

Tung A, Dexter F, Jakubczyk S, Glick DB: The limited value of sequencing cases based on their probability of cancellation. Anesth Analg 111(3): 749-56, 2010.

Stein EJ, Glick DB, Minhaj MM, Drum M, Tung A: The relationship between Anesthetic depth and venous oxygen saturation during cardiopulmonary bypass. Anesthesiology 113(1);35-40, 2010.

Mashour GA, Esaki RK, Tremper KK, Glick DB, O'Connor M, Avidan MS: A novel classification instrument for intraoperative awareness events. Anesth Analg 110(3):813-15, 2010.

Avidan MS, Palanca BJ, Glick D, Jacobsohn E, Villafranca A, O'Connor M, Mashour GA; the BAG-RECALL Study Group: Protocol for the BAG-RECALL clinical trial: a prospective, multi- center, randomized, controlled trial to determine whether a bispectral index-guided protocol is superior to an anesthetic gas-guided protocol in reducing intraoperative awareness with explicit recall in high risk surgical patients. BMC Anesthesiol 9(1):8, 2009.

Avidan MS, Mashour GA, Glick DB: Prevention of awareness during general anesthesia. F1000 Med Rep. 1:9, 2009.

Myers C, Glick, DB, Gopalka AJ, Dinwiddie SH: A case of negative-pressure pulmonary edema following electroconvulsive therapy. J ECT 23:281-3, 2007.

Lee A, Glick DB, Dinwiddie SH: Electroconvulsive therapy in a pediatric patient with malignant catatonia and paraneoplastic limbic encephalitis. J ECT 22:267- 70, 2006.

Ferschl MB, Tung A, Sweitzer BJ, Huo D, Glick DB: Preoperative clinic visits reduce operating room cancellation and delay. Anesthesiology, 2005; 103:855-9.

Beresford BJ, Glick DB, Dinwiddie SH: Combination propofol-alfentanil Anesthesia for electroconvulsive therapy in patients receiving monoamine oxidase inhibitors. J Ect 20:120-2, 2004.

Glick DB, Ferguson TB Jr: Surgery for cardiac arrhythmias. Curr Opin Cardiol 9:222-230, 1994.

Glick DB, Downing SW, Sicard GA, Lobner DC, Choi DW, Kouchoukos NT,Allen BT: Extracellular concentrations of neuroexcitatory amino acids during spinal cord ischemia. Surg Forum 45:255-257, 1994.

Glick DB, Cronin CS, Jaquiss RDB, Ferguson TB Jr: The extended use of the auto perfusing heart-lung preparation for electrophysiologic studies. Surg Forum 44:309-311, 1993.

Deaton DW, Stephens JK, Karp RB, Gamliel H, Rocco F, Perelman MJ, Liddicoat JR, Glick DB, Watkins CW: Evaluation of cryopreserved allograft venous conduits in dogs. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 103:153-162, 1992.