Sarah Nizamuddin, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Anesthesia & Critical Care
Associate Program Director, Core Anesthesiology Residency Program

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, Preoperative Clinic, Obstetric Anesthesia

Academic Interests

Resident/medical student education, simulation, Large Database Research


Gupta A, Nizamuddin J, Elmofty D, Nizamuddin SL, Tung A, Minhaj M, Mueller A, Apfelbaum J, Shahul S. Opioid Abuse or Dependence Increases 30-day Readmission Rates After Major Operating Room Procedures: A National Readmissions Database Study. Anesthesiology. 2018 May;128(5):880-890. PMID 29470180.

Kacha A, Nizamuddin SL, Nizamuddin J, Ramakrishna H, Shahul SS. Clinical Study Designs and Sources of Error in Medical Research. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2018 Feb 7.

Benzon HA, Hajduk J, De Oliveira G Jr, Suresh S, Nizamuddin SL, McCarthy R, Jagannathan N. Pediatric Anesthesiology Fellows’ Perception of Quality of Attending Supervision and Medical Errors. Anesth Analg. 2018 Feb.

Nizamuddin J, Nizamuddin SL, Shahul S. Trial registration and outcomereporting: A bait and switch? Anesth Analg. 2017 Oct

Nizamuddin SL, Nizamuddin J, Mueller A, Ramakrishna H, Shahul SS. Developing a hypothesis and statistical planning. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2017 Oct

Nizamuddin SL, 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. Case Report.

Nizamuddin SL, 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. Case Report.

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. Case Report.