May 1, 2024

An Integrative Approach to Perioperative Care

A conversation with integrative anesthesiologist Rosanne Sheinberg, MD

Integrative medicine can help enhance recovery and improve surgical outcomes. Karolyn talks with cardiac anesthesiologist and integrative medicine expert Rosanne Sheinberg, MD, about how integrative practitioners can help their patients create a more successful surgical experience and optimize recovery.

About the Expert

Rosanne Sheinberg, MD, is an associate professor of anesthesiology and pain medicine at the University of Washington, with expertise in anesthesiology, cardiac anesthesiology, and perioperative transesophageal echocardiography. Previously an assistant professor and the program director of the Adult Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology Fellowship Program at Johns Hopkins Hospital from 2011 to 2022, Sheinberg has a diverse background that includes performing as a ballet dancer and in musical theater before earning her MD from Johns Hopkins. She has completed multiple fellowships, including in Integrative Medicine at the University of Arizona under Andrew Weil, MD, and in medical acupuncture. Sheinberg has contributed significantly to the fields of integrative and pain medicine, holding several directorship and educational roles and authoring key modules on integrative medicine approaches to pain management and perioperative care.

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