Dr. John P. Williams

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, USA



1979 M.D., Baylor College of Medicine

1977 B.Sc., Texas A & M, College Station

Publications (selected)

  1. Williams BA, Kentor ML, Williams JP, Figallo CM, Sigl JC, Anders JW, Bear TC, Tullock WC, Bennett CH, Harner CD, Fu FH: Process analysis in outpatient knee surgery: effects of regional and general anesthesia on anesthesia-controlled time. Anesthesiology 2000 ;93: 529-38.
  2. Paiste J, Bjerke RJ, Williams JP, Zenati MA, Nagy GE: Minimally invasive direct coronary artery bypass surgery under high thoracic epidural. Anesth Analg 2001; 93:1486-8.
  3. Zenati MA, Paiste J, Williams JP, Strindberg G, Dumouchel JP, Griffith BP: Minimally invasive coronary bypass without general endotracheal anesthesia. Ann Thorac Surg 2001; 72:1380-2.
  4. Paiste J, Williams JP: Unsuccessful placement of transesophageal echocardiography probe because of esophageal pathology. Anesth Analg, 2001; 92:870-1.
  5. Levy JH, Goodnough LT, Greilich PE, Parr GV, Stewart RW, Gratz I, Wahr J, Williams J, Comunale ME, Doblar D, Silvay G, Cohen M, Jahr JS, Vlahakes GJ:  Polymerized bovine hemoglobin solution as a replacement for allogeneic red blood cell transfusion after cardiac surgery: results of a randomized, double-blind trial. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2002; 124:35.
  6. Williams BA, Kentor ML, Williams JP, Vogt MT, DaPos SV, Harner CD, Fu FH:  PACU bypass after outpatient knee surgery is associated with fewer unplanned hospital admissions but more phase II nursing interventions. Anesthesiology. 2002; 97:981-8.
  7. Williams BA, Kentor ML, Vogt MT, Williams JP, Chelly JE, Valalik S, Harner CD, Fu FH: Femoral-sciatic nerve blocks for complex outpatient knee surgery are associated with less postoperative pain before same-day discharge: a review of 1,200 consecutive cases from the period 1996-1999. Anesthesiology. 2003; 98:1206-13.
  8. Williams BA, Vogt MT, Kentor ML, Figallo CM, Kelly MD, Williams JP.  Nausea and vomiting after outpatient ACL reconstruction with regional anesthesia: Are lumbar plexus blocks a risk factor? J Clin Anesth 2004; 16:276-281.
  9. Nishio I, Williams B, Williams JP:  A Complication of Dural Puncture.  Anesthesiology 2004; 100: 158-64.
  10. Williams B, Kentor ML, Vogt MT, William BV, Coley KC, Williams JP, Roberts MS, Chelly JE, Harner CD, Fu F:  Economics of Nerve Block Pain Management after Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction. Potential Hospital Cost Savings via Associated Postanesthesia Care Unit Bypass and Same-day Discharge: Anesthesiology 2004;100:697-706.
  11. Williams B, Vogt, MT, Kentor ML, Figallo C, Kelly MD, Williams JP:  Nausea and Vomiting after Outpatient ACL Reconstruction with Regional Anesthesia:  Are Lumbar Plexus Blocks a Risk Factor? J Clin Anesth 2004;16:000.
  12. Abouleish A.E., Apfelbaum JL, Prough DS, Williams JP, Roskoph JA, Johnston
  13. WE, Whitten CW: Prevalence and Characteristics of Incentive Plans for Clinical Productivity Among Academic Anesthesiology. Anesth Analg 2005;100:  493-501.
  14. Hemmerling T, Djaiani G, Babb P, Williams JP:  The Use of Epidural analgesia in Cardiac Surgery Should be Encouraged (Letter to the Editor). Anesth  Analg 2006; 103: 1592.
  15. Brian A. Williams,MD, MBA, Michael L. Kentor, MD, Molly T. Vogt, PhD, Dr. P. H., James J. Irrgang, PhD, PT, ATC, Matthew T. Bottegal, BS, Robin V. West, MD, Christopher D. Harner, MD, Freddie H. Fu, MD, John P. Williams, MD: Reduction of Verbal Pain Scores after Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction with 2-day Continuous Femoral Nerve Block. A Randomized Clinical Trial. Anesthesiology 2006; 104: 315-27.
  16. Williams BA, Kentor ML, Irrgang JJ, Bottegal MT, Williams JP.  Nausea, vomiting, sleep, and restfulness after discharge home following outpatient anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction with regional anesthesia and multimodal analgesia-antiemesis.  With editorial.  Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine 2007;32:193-202.
  17. Williams BA, Bottegal MT, Kentor ML, Irrgang JJ, Williams JP.  Rebound pain scores as a function of femoral nerve block duration after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: retrospective analysis of a prospective, randomized clinical trial.  Editorial. Reg Anesth Pain Med 2007;32:186-192.
  18. Williams BA, Kentor ML, Williams JP, Figallo CM, Sigl JC, Anders JW, Bear TC, Tullock WC, Bennett CH, Harner CD, Fu FH.  Process analysis in outpatient knee surgery: The effects of regional and general anesthesia on anesthesia-controlled time. Anesthesiology 93:529-538, 2000.
  19. AN Jian-xiong, Li-Ming Zhang, Erin A Sullivan, GUO Qu-lian and John P. Williams.  Intraoperative cardiac arrest during anesthesia: a retrospective study of 218 274 anesthetics undergoing non-cardiac surgery in a US teaching hospital.  Original article. Chinese Medical Journal 2011;124(2)” 227-232.

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