Jay B. Brodsky

Anesthesiologist

Professor (Clinical) of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine

Professional Education

Residency: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Harvard Medical School (1975) MA

Internship: SUNY Health Science Center at Syracuse (1972) NY

Board Certification: Anesthesia, American Board of Anesthesiology (1976)

Medical Education: SUNY Upstate Medical University (1971) NY

Administrative Appointments

Medical Director - Perioperative Services, Stanford University Medical Center (2006 - Present)

The dose of succinylcholine in morbid obesity
Lemmens, H. Jm., & Brodsky, J. B. (2006). The dose of succinylcholine in morbid obesity. ANESTHESIA AND ANALGESIA, 102(2), 438-442.

The evolution of thoracic anesthesia.
Brodsky, J. B. (2005). The evolution of thoracic anesthesia. Thoracic surgery clinics, 15(1), 1-10.

Laryngoscopy and morbid obesity: a comparison of the "sniff" and "ramped" positions
Collins, J. S., Lemmens, H. Jm., Brodsky, J. B., Brock-Utne, J. G., & Levitan, R. M. (2004). Laryngoscopy and morbid obesity: a comparison of the "sniff" and "ramped" positions. OBESITY SURGERY, 14(9), 1171-1175.

Left double-lumen tubes: Clinical experience with 1,170 patients
Brodsky, J. B., & Lemmens, H. Jm. (2003). Left double-lumen tubes: Clinical experience with 1,170 patients. JOURNAL OF CARDIOTHORACIC AND VASCULAR ANESTHESIA, 17(3), 289-298.

Morbid obesity and tracheal intubation
Brodsky, J. B., Lemmens, H. Jm., Brock-Utne, J. G., Vierra, M., & Saidman, L. J. (2002). Morbid obesity and tracheal intubation. ANESTHESIA AND ANALGESIA, 94(3), 732-736.

Tracheal diameter predicts double-lumen tube size: A method for selecting left double-lumen tubes
Brodsky, J. B., Macario, A., & Mark, J. Bd. (1996). Tracheal diameter predicts double-lumen tube size: A method for selecting left double-lumen tubes. ANESTHESIA AND ANALGESIA, 82(4), 861-864.

DEPTH OF PLACEMENT OF LEFT DOUBLE-LUMEN ENDOBRONCHIAL TUBES
Brodsky, J. B., Benumof, J. L., Ehrenwerth, J., & OZAKI, G. T. (1991). DEPTH OF PLACEMENT OF LEFT DOUBLE-LUMEN ENDOBRONCHIAL TUBES. ANESTHESIA AND ANALGESIA, 73(5), 570-572.

Intraoperative fluid management and bariatric surgery.
Ingrande, J., & Brodsky, J. B. (2013). Intraoperative fluid management and bariatric surgery. International anesthesiology clinics, 51(3), 80-89.

Comparison of Procedural Times for Ultrasound-Guided Perineural Catheter Insertion in Obese and Nonobese Patients
Mariano, E. R., & Brodsky, J. B. (2011). Comparison of Procedural Times for Ultrasound-Guided Perineural Catheter Insertion in Obese and Nonobese Patients. JOURNAL OF ULTRASOUND IN MEDICINE, 30(10), 1357-1361.

Endotracheal kinking of a double-lumen tube: a potential complication of inappropriate size tube selection
Ambrosio, C., Leykin, Y., Pellis, T., & Brodsky, J. B. (2011). Endotracheal kinking of a double-lumen tube: a potential complication of inappropriate size tube selection. EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF ANAESTHESIOLOGY, 28(8), 607-608.

Lean Body Weight Scalar for the Anesthetic Induction Dose of Propofol in Morbidly Obese Subjects
Ingrande, J., Brodsky, J. B., & Lemmens, H. Jm. (2011). Lean Body Weight Scalar for the Anesthetic Induction Dose of Propofol in Morbidly Obese Subjects. ANESTHESIA AND ANALGESIA, 113(1), 57-62.

Regional anaesthesia in the obese patient: lost landmarks and evolving ultrasound guidance.
Brodsky, J. B., & Mariano, E. R. (2011). Regional anaesthesia in the obese patient: lost landmarks and evolving ultrasound guidance. Best practice & research. Clinical anaesthesiology, 25(1), 61-72.

Cardiac Arrest During Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass in a Bariatric Patient with Drug-Associated Long QT Syndrome
Woodard, G., Brodsky, J. B., & Morton, J. M. (2011). Cardiac Arrest During Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass in a Bariatric Patient with Drug-Associated Long QT Syndrome. OBESITY SURGERY, 21(1), 134-137.

Intraoperative Fluid Replacement and Postoperative Creatine Phosphokinase Levels in Laparoscopic Bariatric Patients
Wool, D. B., Lemmens, H. Jm., Brodsky, J. B., Solomon, H., Chong, K. P., & Morton, J. M. (2010). Intraoperative Fluid Replacement and Postoperative Creatine Phosphokinase Levels in Laparoscopic Bariatric Patients. OBESITY SURGERY, 20(6), 698-701.

Succinylcholine and Morbid Obesity: The Debate ContinuesaEuro broken vertical bar
Brodsky, J. B., & Lemmens, H. Jm. (2010). Succinylcholine and Morbid Obesity: The Debate ContinuesaEuro broken vertical bar. OBESITY SURGERY, 20(1), 132-132.

Lung separation and the difficult airway.
Brodsky, J. B. (2009). Lung separation and the difficult airway. British journal of anaesthesia, 103, i66-75.

Regional anesthesia and obesity
Ingrande, J., Brodsky, J. B., & Lemmens, H. Jm. (2009). Regional anesthesia and obesity. CURRENT OPINION IN ANESTHESIOLOGY, 22(5), 683-686.

Succinylcholine: A Useful Drug in Bariatric Surgery
Brodsky, J. B., Lemmens, H. Jm., & Morton, J. M. (2009). Succinylcholine: A Useful Drug in Bariatric Surgery. OBESITY SURGERY, 19(4), 537-537.

Update on local and regional anesthesia in obesity.
Brodsky, J. B., & Lemmens, H. Jm. (2009). Update on local and regional anesthesia in obesity. Acta anaesthesiologica Belgica, 60(3), 181-183.

Is Europe ready for the ultra-obese?
Brodsky, J. B. (2009). Is Europe ready for the ultra-obese?. Acta anaesthesiologica Belgica, 60(3), 157-?.

Intraoperative contralateral tension pneumothorax during pneumonectomy
Finlayson, G. N., Chiang, A. B., Brodsky, J. B., & Cannon, W. B. (2008). Intraoperative contralateral tension pneumothorax during pneumonectomy. ANESTHESIA AND ANALGESIA, 106(1), 58-60.

The history of anesthesia for thoracic surgery
Brodsky, J. B., & Lemmens, H. Jm. (2007). The history of anesthesia for thoracic surgery. MINERVA ANESTESIOLOGICA, 73(10), 513-524.

Regional anesthesia and obesity
Brodsky, J. B., & Lemmens, H. Jm. (2007). Regional anesthesia and obesity. OBESITY SURGERY, 17(9), 1146-1149.

Isolation of the right upper-lobe with a left-sided double-lumen tube after left-pneumonectomy
Scholten, K. J., Kulkarni, V., & Brodsky, J. B. (2007). Isolation of the right upper-lobe with a left-sided double-lumen tube after left-pneumonectomy. ANESTHESIA AND ANALGESIA, 105(2), 330-331.

Anesthesia for thoracic surgery in morbidly obese patients.
Lohser, J., Kulkarni, V., & Brodsky, J. B. (2007). Anesthesia for thoracic surgery in morbidly obese patients. Current opinion in anaesthesiology, 20(1), 10-14.

Anesthetic drugs and bariatric surgery.
Lemmens, H. Jm., & Brodsky, J. B. (2006). Anesthetic drugs and bariatric surgery. Expert review of neurotherapeutics, 6(7), 1107-1113.

Intra-operative fluid volume influences postoperative nausea and vomiting after laparoscopic gastric bypass surgery
Schuster, R., Alami, R. S., Curet, M. J., Paulraj, N., Morton, J. M., & Lemmens, H. Jm. (2006). Intra-operative fluid volume influences postoperative nausea and vomiting after laparoscopic gastric bypass surgery. OBESITY SURGERY, 16(7), 848-851.

Obesity, surgery, and inhalation anesthetics - Is there a "drug of choice"?
Brodsky, J. B., Lemmens, H. Jm., & Saidman, L. J. (2006). Obesity, surgery, and inhalation anesthetics - Is there a "drug of choice"?. OBESITY SURGERY, 16(6), 734-734.

Estimating blood volume in obese and morbidly obese patients
Lemmens, H. Jm., Bernstein, D. P., & Brodsky, J. B. (2006). Estimating blood volume in obese and morbidly obese patients. OBESITY SURGERY, 16(6), 773-776.

Orogastric tube complications in Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass
Sanchez, B. S., Safadi, B. Y., Kieran, J. A., Hsu, G. P., Brodsky, J. B., & Morton, J. M. (2006). Orogastric tube complications in Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass. OBESITY SURGERY, 16(4), 443-447.

Bronchial stenting through a ProSeal laryngeal mask airway
Lohser, J., & Brodsky, J. B. (2006). Bronchial stenting through a ProSeal laryngeal mask airway. JOURNAL OF CARDIOTHORACIC AND VASCULAR ANESTHESIA, 20(2), 227-228.

Obesity and difficult intubation: Where is the evidence?
Couins, J. S., Lemmens, H. Jm., & Brodsky, J. B. (2006). Obesity and difficult intubation: Where is the evidence?. ANESTHESIOLOGY, 104(3), 617-617.

Silbronco double-lumen tube
Lohser, J., & Brodsky, J. B. (2006). Silbronco double-lumen tube. JOURNAL OF CARDIOTHORACIC AND VASCULAR ANESTHESIA, 20(1), 129-131.

Case 5 - 2005 - Anesthetic management of major hemorrhage during mediastinoscopy
Lohser, J., Donington, J. S., Mitchell, J. D., Brodsky, J. B., Raman, J., & Slinger, P. (2005). Case 5 - 2005 - Anesthetic management of major hemorrhage during mediastinoscopy. JOURNAL OF CARDIOTHORACIC AND VASCULAR ANESTHESIA, 19(5), 678-683.

Estimating ideal body weight - A new formula
Lemmens, H. Jm., Brodsky, J. B., & Bernstein, D. P. (2005). Estimating ideal body weight - A new formula. OBESITY SURGERY, 15(7), 1082-1083.

Tracheal width and teft double-lumen tube size: a formula to estimate teft-bronchial width
Brodsky, J. B., & Lemmens, H. Jm. (2005). Tracheal width and teft double-lumen tube size: a formula to estimate teft-bronchial width. JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ANESTHESIA, 17(4), 267-270.

Limitations of impedance cardiography
Bernstein, D. P., Lemmens, H. Jm., & Brodsky, J. B. (2005). Limitations of impedance cardiography. OBESITY SURGERY, 15(5), 659-660.

The preoperative anesthesia evaluation.
Schmiesing, C. A., & Brodsky, J. B. (2005). The preoperative anesthesia evaluation. Thoracic surgery clinics, 15(2), 305-315.

Nitrous oxide and laparoscopic bariatric surgery
Brodsky, J. B., Lemmens, H. Jm., Collins, J. S., Morton, J. M., Curet, M. J., & Brock-Utne, J. G. (2005). Nitrous oxide and laparoscopic bariatric surgery. OBESITY SURGERY, 15(4), 494-496.

Fiberoptic bronchoscopy need not be a routine part of double-lumen tube placement.
Brodsky, J. B. (2004). Fiberoptic bronchoscopy need not be a routine part of double-lumen tube placement. Current opinion in anaesthesiology, 17(1), 7-11.

Bronchoscopic procedures for central airway obstruction
Brodsky, J. B. (2003). Bronchoscopic procedures for central airway obstruction. JOURNAL OF CARDIOTHORACIC AND VASCULAR ANESTHESIA, 17(5), 638-646.

Anesthetic considerations for bariatric surgery: Proper positioning is important for laryngoscopy
Brodsky, J. B., Lemmens, H. Jm., Brock-Utne, J. G., & Saidman, L. J. (2003). Anesthetic considerations for bariatric surgery: Proper positioning is important for laryngoscopy. ANESTHESIA AND ANALGESIA, 96(6), 1841-1842.

Anesthesia for pulmonary stent insertion.
Brodsky, J. B. (2003). Anesthesia for pulmonary stent insertion. Current opinion in anaesthesiology, 16(1), 65-67.

Positioning the morbidly obese patient for anesthesia
Brodsky, J. B. (2002). Positioning the morbidly obese patient for anesthesia. OBESITY SURGERY, 12(6), 751-758.

The relationship between tracheal width and left bronchial width: Implications for left-sided double-lumen tube selection
Brodsky, J. B., Malott, K., Angst, M., Fitzmaurice, B. G., Kee, S. P., & Logan, L. (2001). The relationship between tracheal width and left bronchial width: Implications for left-sided double-lumen tube selection. JOURNAL OF CARDIOTHORACIC AND VASCULAR ANESTHESIA, 15(2), 216-217.

Approaches to hypoxemia during single-lung ventilation.
Brodsky, J. B. (2001). Approaches to hypoxemia during single-lung ventilation. Current opinion in anaesthesiology, 14(1), 71-76.

Modern anesthetic techniques for thoracic operations
Brodsky, J. B., & Fitzmaurice, B. (2001). Modern anesthetic techniques for thoracic operations. WORLD JOURNAL OF SURGERY, 25(2), 162-166.

Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery.
Brodsky, J. B., & Cohen, E. (2000). Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery. Current opinion in anaesthesiology, 13(1), 41-45.

Methods for single-lung ventilation in pediatric patients
Hammer, G. B., Fitzmaurice, B. G., & Brodsky, J. B. (1999). Methods for single-lung ventilation in pediatric patients. ANESTHESIA AND ANALGESIA, 89(6), 1426-1429.

Airway rupture from double-lumen tubes
Fitzmaurice, B. G., & Brodsky, J. B. (1999). Airway rupture from double-lumen tubes. JOURNAL OF CARDIOTHORACIC AND VASCULAR ANESTHESIA, 13(3), 322-329.

Anesthetic management of a patient with relapsing polychondritis
Fitzmaurice, B. G., Brodsky, J. B., Kee, S. T., Foppiano, L. E., & McNutt, J. (1999). Anesthetic management of a patient with relapsing polychondritis. JOURNAL OF CARDIOTHORACIC AND VASCULAR ANESTHESIA, 13(3), 309-311.

What intraoperative monitoring makes sense?
Brodsky, J. B. (1999). What intraoperative monitoring makes sense?. CHEST, 115(5), 101S-105S.

Airway obstruction caused by an oleothorax
Patterson, A. J., Leong, M. S., Brodsky, J. B., & Mark, J. Bd. (1998). Airway obstruction caused by an oleothorax. JOURNAL OF CARDIOTHORACIC AND VASCULAR ANESTHESIA, 12(2), 189-191.

Single-lung ventilation in pediatric patients
Hammer, G. B., MANOS, S. J., Smith, B. M., Skarsgard, E. D., & Brodsky, J. B. (1996). Single-lung ventilation in pediatric patients. ANESTHESIOLOGY, 84(6), 1503-1506.

BLIND PLACEMENT OF PLASTIC LEFT DOUBLE-LUMEN TUBES
Brodsky, J. B., Macario, A., Cannon, W. B., & Mark, J. Bd. (1995). BLIND PLACEMENT OF PLASTIC LEFT DOUBLE-LUMEN TUBES. ANAESTHESIA AND INTENSIVE CARE, 23(5), 583-586.

PAIN OUTCOMES AFTER THORACOTOMY - LUMBAR EPIDURAL HYDROMORPHONE VERSUS INTRAPLEURAL BUPIVACAINE
Gaeta, R. R., Macario, A., Brodsky, J. B., BROCKUTNE, J. G., & MARK, B. D. (1995). PAIN OUTCOMES AFTER THORACOTOMY - LUMBAR EPIDURAL HYDROMORPHONE VERSUS INTRAPLEURAL BUPIVACAINE. JOURNAL OF CARDIOTHORACIC AND VASCULAR ANESTHESIA, 9(5), 534-537.

IS NITROUS-OXIDE SAFE FOR BONE-MARROW HARVEST
Lederhaas, G., BROCKUTNE, J. G., Negrin, R. S., Riley, E., & Brodsky, J. B. (1995). IS NITROUS-OXIDE SAFE FOR BONE-MARROW HARVEST. ANESTHESIA AND ANALGESIA, 80(4), 770-772.

COMPARISON OF ARTERIAL TONOMETRY WITH RADIAL ARTERY CATHETER MEASUREMENTS OF BLOOD-PRESSURE IN ANESTHETIZED PATIENTS
Siegel, L. C., BROCKUTNE, J. G., & Brodsky, J. B. (1994). COMPARISON OF ARTERIAL TONOMETRY WITH RADIAL ARTERY CATHETER MEASUREMENTS OF BLOOD-PRESSURE IN ANESTHETIZED PATIENTS. ANESTHESIOLOGY, 81(3), 578-584.

Spontaneous pneumothorax in early pregnancy: successful management by thoracoscopy.
Brodsky, J. B., Eggen, M., & Cannon, W. B. (1993). Spontaneous pneumothorax in early pregnancy: successful management by thoracoscopy. Journal of cardiothoracic and vascular anesthesia, 7(5), 585-587.

BALLOON METHOD FOR DETECTING INADEQUATE DOUBLE-LUMEN TUBE CUFF SEAL
Brodsky, J. B., & Mark, J. Bd. (1993). BALLOON METHOD FOR DETECTING INADEQUATE DOUBLE-LUMEN TUBE CUFF SEAL. ANNALS OF THORACIC SURGERY, 55(6), 1584-1584.

MORPHINE AND HYDROMORPHONE EPIDURAL ANALGESIA - A PROSPECTIVE, RANDOMIZED COMPARISON
Chaplan, S. R., Duncan, S. R., Brodsky, J. B., & Brose, W. G. (1992). MORPHINE AND HYDROMORPHONE EPIDURAL ANALGESIA - A PROSPECTIVE, RANDOMIZED COMPARISON. ANESTHESIOLOGY, 77(6), 1090-1094.

EVALUATION OF A RESPIRATORY RATE MONITOR IN POSTSURGICAL PATIENTS
ANDERSON, W., BROCKUTNE, A. J., BROCKUTNE, J. G., & Brodsky, J. B. (1992). EVALUATION OF A RESPIRATORY RATE MONITOR IN POSTSURGICAL PATIENTS. JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ANESTHESIA, 4(4), 289-291.

Bronchial cuff pressures of two tubes used in thoracic surgery.
Kelley, J. G., Gaba, D. M., & Brodsky, J. B. (1992). Bronchial cuff pressures of two tubes used in thoracic surgery. Journal of cardiothoracic and vascular anesthesia, 6(2), 190-192.

CLINICAL-SEPARATION OF THE LUNGS
Brodsky, J. B. (1992). CLINICAL-SEPARATION OF THE LUNGS. ANNALES FRANCAISES D ANESTHESIE ET DE REANIMATION, 11(2), 178-192.

CSF AND BLOOD PHARMACOKINETICS OF HYDROMORPHONE AND MORPHINE FOLLOWING LUMBAR EPIDURAL ADMINISTRATION
Brose, W. G., Tanelian, D. L., Brodsky, J. B., Mark, J. Bd., & Cousins, M. J. (1991). CSF AND BLOOD PHARMACOKINETICS OF HYDROMORPHONE AND MORPHINE FOLLOWING LUMBAR EPIDURAL ADMINISTRATION. PAIN, 45(1), 11-15.

End-tidal CO2 monitoring for patients receiving epidural opiates.
Brodsky, J., & Brock-Utne, J. G. (1991). End-tidal CO2 monitoring for patients receiving epidural opiates. Journal of cardiothoracic and vascular anesthesia, 5(1), 102-103.

CONTINUOUS EPIDURAL HYDROMORPHONE FOR POSTTHORACOTOMY PAIN RELIEF
Brodsky, J. B., Chaplan, S. R., Brose, W. G., & Mark, J. Bd. (1990). CONTINUOUS EPIDURAL HYDROMORPHONE FOR POSTTHORACOTOMY PAIN RELIEF. ANNALS OF THORACIC SURGERY, 50(6), 888-893.

Systemic tumor embolism following thoracotomy partially masked by postoperative epidural analgesia.
Brodsky, J. B., Brose, W. G., Cannon, W. B., & MCKLVEEN, R. E. (1990). Systemic tumor embolism following thoracotomy partially masked by postoperative epidural analgesia. Journal of cardiothoracic anesthesia, 4(1), 95-96.

BRONCHIAL CUFF PRESSURES OF DOUBLE-LUMEN TUBES
Brodsky, J. B., ADKINS, M. O., & Gaba, D. M. (1989). BRONCHIAL CUFF PRESSURES OF DOUBLE-LUMEN TUBES. ANESTHESIA AND ANALGESIA, 69(5), 608-610.

Unsuccessful unilateral bronchopulmonary lavage for a patient with severe cystic fibrosis.
ADKINS, M. O., Chan, J. C., & Brodsky, J. B. (1989). Unsuccessful unilateral bronchopulmonary lavage for a patient with severe cystic fibrosis. Journal of cardiothoracic anesthesia, 3(4), 481-485.

PROFOUND INTRAOPERATIVE ATELECTASIS
SAMUELS, S. I., & Brodsky, J. B. (1989). PROFOUND INTRAOPERATIVE ATELECTASIS. BRITISH JOURNAL OF ANAESTHESIA, 62(2), 216-218.

DIFFUSION HYPOXIA - A REAPPRAISAL USING PULSE OXIMETRY
Brodsky, J. B., MCKLVEEN, R. E., ZELCER, J., & MARGARY, J. J. (1988). DIFFUSION HYPOXIA - A REAPPRAISAL USING PULSE OXIMETRY. JOURNAL OF CLINICAL MONITORING, 4(4), 244-246.

CAUDAL EPIDURAL MORPHINE FOR POST-THORACOTOMY PAIN
Brodsky, J. B., KRETZSCHMAR, K. M., & Mark, J. Bd. (1988). CAUDAL EPIDURAL MORPHINE FOR POST-THORACOTOMY PAIN. ANESTHESIA AND ANALGESIA, 67(4), 409-410.

Con: proper positioning of a double-lumen endobronchial tube can only be accomplished with the use of endoscopy.
Brodsky, J. B. (1988). Con: proper positioning of a double-lumen endobronchial tube can only be accomplished with the use of endoscopy. Journal of cardiothoracic anesthesia, 2(1), 105-109.

Nitrous oxide and male fertility.
Buckley, D. N., & Brodsky, J. B. (1987). Nitrous oxide and male fertility. Reproductive toxicology , 1(2), 93-97.

POSTOPERATIVE MUSCLE PAINS AND SUXAMETHONIUM
Brodsky, J. B., & Ehrenwerth, J. (1980). POSTOPERATIVE MUSCLE PAINS AND SUXAMETHONIUM. BRITISH JOURNAL OF ANAESTHESIA, 52(2), 215-218.

DOES SELF-TAMING WITH SUCCINYLCHOLINE PREVENT POST-OPERATIVE MYALGIA
Brodsky, J. B., & BROCKUTNE, J. G. (1979). DOES SELF-TAMING WITH SUCCINYLCHOLINE PREVENT POST-OPERATIVE MYALGIA. ANESTHESIOLOGY, 50(3), 265-267.

PANCURONIUM PRETREATMENT AND POST-SUCCINYLCHOLINE MYALGIAS
Brodsky, J. B., BROCKUTNE, J. G., & SAMUELS, S. I. (1979). PANCURONIUM PRETREATMENT AND POST-SUCCINYLCHOLINE MYALGIAS. ANESTHESIOLOGY, 51(3), 259-261.

MIXING LOCAL-ANESTHETICS
Brodsky, J. B., & BROCKUTNE, J. G. (1978). MIXING LOCAL-ANESTHETICS. BRITISH JOURNAL OF ANAESTHESIA, 50(12), 1269-1269.