Cliff Schmiesing, MD

Anesthesiologist

Clinical Associate Professor, Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine

Professional Education

Residency: California Pacific Medical Center (1990) CA

Residency: Stanford University School of Medicine (1997) CA

Bachelors, Stanford University, Biology (1982)

Board Certification: Anesthesia, American Board of Anesthesiology (1998)

Internship: California Pacific Medical Center (1988) CA

Medical Education: UCSF School of Medicine (1987) CA

Administrative Appointments

Medical Informatics Working Group Member, Stanford Hospital, 2009

Clinical Trials

Clinical trials are research studies that evaluate a new medical approach, device, drug, or other treatment. As a Stanford Health Care patient, you have access to the latest, advanced clinical trials.

Open trials refer to studies currently accepting participants. Closed trials are not currently enrolling, but may open in the future.

TITRATION OF SEVOFLURANE IN ELDERLY PATIENTS: BLINDED, RANDOMIZED CLINICAL TRIAL, IN NON-CARDIAC SURGERY AFTER BETA-ADRENERGIC BLOCKADE
Drover, D. R., Schmiesing, C., Buchin, A. F., Ortega, H. R., Tanner, J. W., & Macario, A. (2011). TITRATION OF SEVOFLURANE IN ELDERLY PATIENTS: BLINDED, RANDOMIZED CLINICAL TRIAL, IN NON-CARDIAC SURGERY AFTER BETA-ADRENERGIC BLOCKADE. JOURNAL OF CLINICAL MONITORING AND COMPUTING, 25(3), 175-181.

Laparoscopic diaphragmatic pacer placement - a potential new treatment for ALS patients: a brief description of the device and anesthetic issues
Schmiesing, C. A., Lee, J., Morton, J. M., & Brock-Utne, J. G. (2010). Laparoscopic diaphragmatic pacer placement - a potential new treatment for ALS patients: a brief description of the device and anesthetic issues. JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ANESTHESIA, 22(7), 549-552.

Accidental intrathecal sufentanil overdose during combined spinal-epidural analgesia for labor
Coleman, L., Carvalho, B., Lipman, S., Schmiesing, C., & Riley, E. (2009). Accidental intrathecal sufentanil overdose during combined spinal-epidural analgesia for labor. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF OBSTETRIC ANESTHESIA, 18(1), 78-80.

General anesthesia and chronic amphetamine use: Should the drug be stopped preoperatively?
Fischer, S. P., Schmiesing, C. A., Guta, C. G., & Brock-Utne, J. G. (2006). General anesthesia and chronic amphetamine use: Should the drug be stopped preoperatively?. ANESTHESIA AND ANALGESIA, 103(1), 203-206.

Anesthesia for older patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy: is there cause for concern?
Angelotti, T., Fuller, A., Rivera, L., & Schmiesing, C. (2005). Anesthesia for older patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy: is there cause for concern?. JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ANESTHESIA, 17(6), 478-481.

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

Concealed mothball abuse prior to anesthesia: mothballs, inhalants, and their management
Kong, J. T., & Schmiesing, C. (2005). Concealed mothball abuse prior to anesthesia: mothballs, inhalants, and their management. ACTA ANAESTHESIOLOGICA SCANDINAVICA, 49(1), 113-116.

What is quality improvement in the preoperative period?
Archer, T., Schmiesing, C., & Macario, A. (2002). What is quality improvement in the preoperative period?. International anesthesiology clinics, 40(2), 1-16.

The preoperative assessment of the cancer patient.
Schmiesing, C. A., & Fischer, S. P. (2001). The preoperative assessment of the cancer patient. Current opinion in anaesthesiology, 14(6), 721-729.