Frank Dupont, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Anesthesia & Critical Care
Clinical Director, Perioperative Echocardiography, Thoracic & Vascular Anesthesia

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

Training

M.D. - 1984 - 1991
RWTH Aachen - Aachen NRW Germany

Internship - 1993 - 1994
University of Illinois at Chicago - Chicago, Illinois USA - Medicine

Residency - 1994 - 1997
University of Illinois at Chicago - Chicago, Illinois USA - Anesthesia

Fellowship - 1997 - 1998
University of Illinois at Chicago - Chicago, Illinois USA - Cardiothoracic Anesthesia

Fellowship - 1998 - 1999
University of Chicago - Chicago, Illinois USA - Cardiovascular Anesthesia (TEE)

Clinical Interests

Cardiac, thoracic, and vascular anesthesia

Academic Interests

Education of medical students, residents and CT fellows
Operating room efficinecy
Perioperative TEE

Recent Publications

Dupont FW, Pohlman A, Barriga C, Gottlieb O, Shahul SS, Cutter TW. A Retrospective Study Comparing OR Start Times of ICU Patients Transported by the Anesthesia Service or the ICU Service. Poster presentation, American Society of Anesthesiologists Annual Meeting, Boston, MA; 2017: A1249

Dupont FW. Dilated cardiomyopathy. Fleisher LA, Roizen MF, Roizen JD, eds. Essence of Anesthesia Practice, 4th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier; 2017:139-40

Dupont FW. Epsilon-aminocaproic acid (Amicar). Fleisher LA, Roizen MF, Roizen JD, eds. Essence of Anesthesia Practice, 4th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier; 2017:463-4

Kesner KL, Chaney MA, Dupont FW, Vernick W, Ramachandran S, Leff JD. Case 2-2016: Complete failure of mechanical mitral valve opening on weaning from cardiopulmonary bypass. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 2016; 30:237-44

Sugeng L, Shernan SK, Salgo IS, Weinert L, Shook D, Raman J, Jeevanandam V, Dupont F, Settlemier S, Savord B, Fox J, Mor-Avi V, Lang RM. Live 3-dimensional transesophageal echocardiography initial experience using the fully-sampled matrix array probe. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2008; 52:446-9

Augoustides J, Mancini DJ, Horak J, Pochettino A, Dupont F, Dowling RD: Case 1-2003. The use of intraoperative echocardiography during insertion of ventricular assist devices. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 17:113-120, 2003

Dupont FW, Lang RM, Drum ML, Aronson A. Is there a long-term predictive value of intraoperative low-dose dobutamine echocardiography in patients who have coronary artery bypass graft surgery with cardiopulmonary bypass? Anesth Analg 2002; 95:517- 23

Dupont FW, Drum M, Fisher AM, Aronson S. The effect of cardiopulmonary bypass and inspired oxygen concentration on left ventricular contrast opacification with Optison, a second- generation ultrasound contrast agent. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 2002; 16:170-4

Dupont FW, Fisher AM, Toledano A, Aronson S. Influence of transducer frequency and imaging modality on the intraoperative assessment of myocardial perfusion with transesophageal echocardiography. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 2001; 15:728-30

Dupont FW, Han L, Ahmed S, Aronson S. An unexpected left ventricular out pouching detected during transesophageal echocardiography in a patient scheduled for coronary artery bypass graft surgery. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 2001; 15:659-60

Aronson S, Dupont F, Savage R, Drum M, Gunner W, Jeevanandam V. Changes in regional myocardial function after coronary artery bypass graft surgery are predicted by intraoperative low-dose dobutamine echocardiography. Anesthesiology 2000; 93:685-92

Dupont FW: Anesthesia for esophageal surgery. Semin Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 4:2-17, 2000

Buell U, Kaiser HJ, Dupont F, Uebis R, Kleinhans E, Hanrath P: Methoxyisobutylisonitrile (MIBI) Tc 99m SPECT to establish a correlate to coronary flow reserve, the perfusion reserve, from global and regional myocardial uptake after exercise and rest. Eur J Nucl Med 16:3-9, 1990

Buell U, Dupont F, Uebis R, Kaiser HJ, Kleinhans E, Reske SN, Hanrath P. 99Tcm-methoxy-isobutyl-isonitril SPECT to evaluate a perfusion index from regional myocardial uptake after exercise and at rest. Results of a four hour protocol in patients with coronary heart disease and in controls. Nucl Med Commun 1990; 11:77- 94