David Beiser
Section of Emergency Medicine
Associate Professor of Medicine
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BS1988Cornell UniversityMechanical Engineering
MS1996Northwestern UniversityBiomedical Engineering
MD2000Northwestern University 
Residency2003The University of ChicagoEmergency Medicine

Academic Interests

Dr. Beiser’s research applies biomedical engineering methods to the challenge of improving outcomes following cardiac arrest, myocardial infarction and stroke. As part of a mult-disciplinary collaboration between basic scientists, engineers and clinicians, he is involved in a variety of clinical studies, translational research projects and device-development initiatives.

Clinical Interests

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation methods, resuscitative therapeutics, emergency department bedside ultrasound

Representative Publications

  1. Vanden Hoek T, Kasza K, Beiser D, et al. Induced hypothermia by central venous infusion: Saline ice slurry versus chilled saline. Critical Care Medicine (Suppl.) 2004;32(9)S425-S431.
  2. Beiser D, Laven B, Kasza K, et al. Renal Hypothermia Induction for Laparoscopic Partial Nephrectomy: Thermal and Fluidic Properties of a Micro-Particulate Ice Slurry Coolant (abstract), to be presented at the 22nd World Congress of Endourology.

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