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    Jessica Tashjian, MD

    TitleAssistant Professor
    SchoolUCSF School of Medicine
    DepartmentAnesthesia
    Address500 Parnassus Avenue
    San Francisco CA 94117
    Phone415-353-1211
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      University of California, San FranciscoCardiothoracic Anesthesiology FellowshipAnesthesiology2015
      University of VirginiaInternship and ResidencyAnesthesiology2013
      Duke UniversityMDSchool of Medicine2009
      Swarthmore CollegeBA2004
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      UCSF2016Academy of Medical Educators Excellence in Teaching Awards
      University of Virginia2012 - 2013Chief Resident, Anesthesiology

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      I am a fellowship-trained cardiothoracic anesthesiologist working primarily at the Parnassus campus but also providing care in the Mount Zion and Mission Bay operating rooms. Approximately half of my practice involves providing care to patients undergoing cardiac and thoracic surgical procedures and includes patients undergoing heart or lung transplantation and/or requiring advanced life support including VADs, ECMO, and ECLS. I also provide anesthesia support for complex percutaneous cardiac interventions including TAVRs and other percutaneous structural heart interventions. The other half of my practice is as a general anesthesiologist caring for the complex patients typically seen at our quaternary care facility. As a diplomate of Perioperative Tranesophageal Echocardiography, I am certified to provide this advanced form of monitoring to patients undergoing cardiac and non-cardiac surgical procedures and in intraoperative emergencies.


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      1. Huffmyer JL, Moncrief M, Tashjian JA, Kleiman AM, Scalzo DC, Cox DJ, Nemergut EC. Driving Performance of Residents after Six Consecutive Overnight Work Shifts. Anesthesiology. 2016 Jun; 124(6):1396-403. PMID: 27028468.
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      2. Tashjian JA, Durieux ME. Editorial comment: serotonin syndrome after cardiopulmonary bypass: a case demonstrating the interaction between methylene blue and selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors and serotonin syndrome caused by administration of methylene blue to a patient receiving selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors. A A Case Rep. 2014 May 1; 2(9):115. PMID: 25611877.
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      3. Huffmyer J, Tashjian J, Raphael J, Jaeger JM. Management of the patient for transcatheter aortic valve implantation in the perioperative period. Semin Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2012 Mar; 16(1):25-40. PMID: 22275350.
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