Richa Dhawan, M.D., M.P.H

Clinical Associate, Anesthesia & Critical Care

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

(773) 702-6700

Training

B.S. - 1996 - 2000
University of Chicago - Chicago, Illinois USA

M.D. - 2001 - 2005
Rosalind Franklin University of Health Sciences - Chicago, Illinois USA

M.P.H. - 2005 - 2006
University of Illinois at Chicago - Chicago, Illinois USA

Internship - 2005 - 2006
University of Chicago Hospitals - Chicago, Illinois USA - Anesthesiology

Residency - 2006 - 2009
University of Chicago Hospitals - Chicago, Illinois USA - Anesthesiology

Fellowship - 2009 - 2010
University of Chicago Hospitals - Chicago, Illinois USA - Cardiothoracic Anesthesia

Clinical Interests

Cardiothoracic Anesthesia
Transesophageal Echocardiography

Academic Interests

Cardiothoracic Anesthesia
Transesophageal echocardiography

Recent Publications

Dhawan R, Shahul S, et al. Prospective, randomized clinical trial comparing use of intraoperative transesopheageal echocardiography to standard care during radical cystectomy. Annals of Cardiac Anaesthesia 2018 (accepted)

Dhawan R, Chaney MA. Editorial. Powering the heart to recovery? Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 2018 (accepted)

Dhawan R, Chaney MA. Editorial. Statins losing their luster? Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia 2017 31:2093-2095

Ghia S, Dhawan R, Chaney MA, et al. Can I go home with that balloon pump? Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia 2018 (Epub ahead of print)

Hertel T, Banayan JM, Chaney MA, von Dossow V, Dhawan R. Systolic anterior motion of the mitral valve with left ventricular outflow tract obstruction: A rare cause of hypotenion after lung transplantation. Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia 2017 (Epub ahead of print)

Kumari K, Ganesh V, Jayant A, Dhawan R, Banayan J. Perioperative hypertension and diastolic dysfunction. Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia. 2017 31:1487-1496

Northern L, Dhawan R, Bas HP, Vidal-Melo MF, Mohr FW, Garbade J. Left ventricular assist device insertion and the mitral valve.  Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia 2014 Feb;28:174-80

Roberts JD, Dhawan R, Lang R, Chaney MA. Aortic valve anatomy and assessment by transesophageal echocardiography (Echo Didactics) Anesthesia and Analgesia 2013 Dec;117:1286-90

Feider A, Dhawan R, Chaney M. Percutaneous closure of an incompetent aortic valve using an occlude device in a patient with left ventricular assist device. Anesthesia and Analgesia 2013 Nov;117(5):1078-80

Dhawan R, Chaney MA. Preoperative angiotensin system inhibitor use attenuates heparin induced hypotension in patients undergoing cardiac surgery. Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia 2013 Oct;27(5):828-33

Jones-Haywood M, Combs C, Pu M, Gandhi SK, Dhawan R, Tempe DK. Percutaneous closure of mitral paravalvular leak. Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia 2013 Feb;27(1):168-77

Steiman J, Dhawan R, Vernick WJ, McCarthy P, Chaney MA. Iatrogenic circumflex injury during minimally invasive mitral valve surgery. Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia 2012 26: 512-519

Dhawan R, Roberts JD, Katz J, Wroblewski K, Raman J, Chaney M.  Multivessel beating heart robotic myocardial revascularization increases morbidity and mortality.  Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 2012 143: 1056-1061

Neema PK, Singha SK, Manikandan S, Muralikrishna T, Rathod RC, Dhawan R, Stafford-Smith M. Aortic valve replacement in a patient with aortic stenosis, dilated cardiomyopathy, and renal dysfunction. Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia 2011 25:1193-1199

Dhawan R, Kacha A, Chaney MA. Acute myocardial infarction in a pregnant patient requiring coronary artery bypass graft surgery. Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia 2011 25:353-361