Jennifer Anderson, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Anesthesia & Critical Care

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

(773) 702-6700


B.A. - 1987 - 1991
Saint Olaf College - Northfield, Minnesota USA - Mathematics and Religion

M.D. - 1998 - 2002
University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine - San Francisco, California

Internship - 2002 - 2003
Kaiser Foundation Hospital - San Francisco, California USA - Internal Medicine

Residency - 2003 - 2006
University of Chicago Hospitals - Chicago, Illinois USA - Anesthesiology

Fellowship - 2006 - 2007
Stanford University Medical Center, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital - Stanford, California USA - Pediatric Anesthesiology

Clinical Interests

Difficult Airway Management
Pediatric Anesthesia

Academic Interests

Difficult Airway Management
Medical Education

Recent Publications

Pestieau S, Quezado Z, Johnson Y, Anderson J, Cheng Y, McCarter R, Pena M, Finkel J: The effect of dexmedetomidine during myringotomy and pressure equalizing tube placement in children. Pediatric Anesthesia; 21(11):1128-1135, 2011.

Pestieau S, Quezado Z, Johnson Y, Anderson J, Cheng Y, McCarter R, Choi S, Finkel J: High-dose dexmedetomidine increases opioid-free interval and decreases opioid requirement after tonsillectomy in children. Canadian Journal of Anesthesia; 58(6):540-50, 2011.

Tung A, Anderson J, Daves S, Waggoner D, Kahana M: Letter to the Editor, Hypernatremia after cleft lip repair in a patient with holoprosencephaly. Anesthesia and Analgesia; 102(3):965-6, 2006.

Bacha E, Daves S, Hardin J, Abdulla R, Anderson J, Kahana M, Koenig P, Mora B, Gulecyuz M, Starr J, Alboliras E, Sandhu S, Hijazi Z: Single-ventricle palliation for high-risk neonates: The emergence of an alternative hybrid stage I strategy. The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery; 131(1):163-71, 2006.

Hecht FM, Busch MP, Rawal B, Webb M, Rosenberg E, Swanson M, Chesney M, Anderson J, Levy J, Kahn JO: Use of laboratory tests and clinical symptoms for identification of primary HIV infection. AIDS; 16(8):1119-29, 2002.