Keith Ruskin, M.D.

Professor of Anesthesia & Critical Care

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

(773) 702-6700


B.S. - 1980-1984
Worcester Polytechnic Institute Discipline - Worcester, Massachusetts  USA - Biology and Biotechnology

M.D. - 1984-1988
University of Miami School of Medicine - Miami, Florida USA 

Internship - 1988-1989
NYU Medical Center / Bellevue Hospital - New York, New York USA -  Internal  Medicine

Residency - 1989-1992
NYU Medical Center Specialty - New York, New York USA - Anesthesiology

Clinical Interests

Neurosurgical Anesthesia

Academic Interests

Quality and Safety
Aerospace Medicine

Recent Publications

Ruskin KJ, Rosenbaum SH. Anesthesia Emergencies. New York: Oxford University Press, 2015. 464p.

Ruskin KJ, Caldwell JA, Caldwell JL, Boudreau EA. Aerosp Med Hum Perf. Screening pilots for sleep apnea. In Press.

Gruenbaum SE, Ruskin KJ. Red blood cell transfusion in neurosurgical patients. Curr Opin Anaesthesiol. 2014 Oct;27(5):470-3.

Adler A, Ruskin KJ, Greer DM. Traumatic carotid artery dissection during acrobatic flight associated with -G(z) acceleration. Aviat Space Environ Med. 2013 Nov;84(11):1201-4.

Ruskin KJ, Stiegler MP, Park K, Guffey P, Kurup V, Chidester T. Threat and error management for anesthesiologists: a predictive risk taxonomy. Curr Opin Anaesthesiol. 2013 Dec;26(6):707-13.

Stiegler MP, Chidester T, Ruskin KJ. Clinical error management. Int Anesthesiol Clin. 2013 Fall;51(4):22-36.

Stiegler MP, Ruskin KJ. Decision-making and safety in anesthesiology. Curr Opin Anaesthesiol. 2012 Dec;25(6):724-9.

Trentman TL, Mueller JT, Ruskin KJ, Noble BN, Doyle CA. Adoption of anesthesia information management systems by US anesthesiologists. J Clin Monit Comput. 2011 Apr;25(2):129-35.

Ruskin KJ. Mobile technologies for teaching and learning. Int Anesthesiol Clin. 2010 Summer;48(3):53-60. doi: 10.1097/AIA.0b013e3181e5c1a1. No abstract available. PMID: 20616637