16th World Congress of Anaesthesiologists

28 August - 2 September 2016
Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre

Rainer Lenhardt

Affiliation: University of Louisville, Louisville, United States;

Statement of expertise for the sub-committee: Main research interests are the perioperative care of the morbidly obese patient, the difficult airway and perioperative thermoregulation. He is board member of the International Society for the Perioperative Care of the Obese Patient. 

Biography: Professor and Vice-Chair for Clinical Affairs in the Department of Anesthesiology at the University of Louisville, Kentucky, USA. He finished his residency training in Anesthesiology and Intensive Care at the University of Vienna. He then did two years of a research fellowship at the University of California, San Francisco. He has published 46 full research papers, including papers in the N Engl J Med and Anesthesiology. His main research interests are the perioperative care of the morbidly obese patient, the difficult airway and perioperative thermoregulation. He is board member of the International Society for the Perioperative Care of the Obese Patient. He is practicing Anesthesiologist and Critical Care Physician at the University of Louisville.

Disclosure of Interest: None declared

 


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