Sarah Nizamuddin, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Anesthesia & Critical Care

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

(773) 702-6700


B.A. - 2004-2006
University of Kansas - Lawrence, KS USA - Human Biology

M.D. - 2006-2010
University of Kansas School of Medicine -  Kansas City, KS USA

Internship - 2010-2011
Brown University/Rhode Island Hospital - Providence, RI USA - Internal Medicine

Residency - 2011-2014
Harvard Medical School/Massachusetts General Hospital - Boston, MA USA - Anesthesiology

Fellowship - 2015-2016
Northwestern/Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital - Chicago, IL USA - Pediatric Anesthesiology

Clinical Interests

Pediatric anesthesia

Academic Interests

Resident/medical student education, simulation


Nizamuddin S, Broderick D, Kamdar B. Spontaneous coronary artery dissection in a parturient with Nail Patella syndrome. Int J Obstet Anesth. 2015 Feb; 24(1):69-73.

Nizamuddin S, Koury K, Lau M, Watt L, Gulur P. Use of Targeted Transversus Abdominus Plane Blocks in Pediatric Patients with Anterior Cutaneous Nerve Entrapment Syndrome. Pain Physician. 2014 Sep-Oct; 17(5):E623-7.

Latif S, Gulur P.  Faculty 1000,, medical research peer review of: A comparison of epidural analgesia and traditional pain management effects on survival and cancer recurrence after colectomy: a population-based study.  KC Cummings III, F Xu, LC Cummings and GS Cooper.  Anesthesiology. 2012 Apr; 116(4): 797-806.

Latif S, Gulur P.  Faculty 1000,, medical research peer review of:  Characteristics of Distribution of Morphine and Metabolites in Cerebrospinal Fluid and Plasma with Chronic Intrathecal Morphine Infusion in Humans.  M Wallace and TL Yaksh.  Anesth Analg. 2012 Oct; 115(4):797-804. Epub 2012 Jul 19.

Latif S, Gulur P.  Faculty 1000,, medical research peer review of: Pacemaker or Defibrilator Surgery without Interruption of Anticoagulation.  Birnie DH, Healy JS, Wells GA, Verma A, Tang AS, Krahn AD, Simpson CS, Ayala-Paredes F, Coutu B, Leiria TL, Essebag V.  N Engl J Med 2013; 368(22): 2084-93.

Latif S, Fraga G, Gadzia J. Increased mast cell density in capecitabine-induced hand-foot syndrome: a new pathologic finding. Journal of Drugs in Dermatology. Mar 2010;9(3):268.