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Barbara W. Brandom, MD

Job Title Director, North American Malignant Hyperthermia Registry, Department of Anesthesiology, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
Job Title Professor of Anesthesiology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
4401 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
412-692-5260 Phone
412-692-8658 Fax

Education and Training

Medical School:

1976 University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA


1979 University Health Center Hospitals, Pittsburgh, PA


1980 Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, University Health Center, Pittsburgh, PA



  • American Society of Anesthesiologists
  • International Anesthesia Research Society
  • Pennsylvania Society of Anesthesiologists
  • Society for Pediatric Anesthesia
  • International Association for the Study of Pain

Board Certifications

  • National Board of Medical Examiners, Parts I, II and III
  • American Board of Anesthesiology, Certified, Diplomate,
  • DEA


  • Elected to the Association of University Anesthetists
  • 1989-1990 The Dr. Leroy Harris Award for Excellence in Teaching, University of Pittsburgh Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine
  • Best Master’s Thesis of the Year in Biostatistics,Omicron Chapter of Delta Omega, the National Honor Society in Public Health, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh
  • Special Recognition Award, MHAUS
  • 2007-2008 Best Doctors in America


  • Newmark JL, Voelkel M, Brandom BW, Wu J. Delayed onset of malignant hyperthermia without creatine kinase elevation in a geriatric, ryanodine receptor type 1 gene compound heterozygous patient.  Anesthesiology 107(2):350-3, 2007.
  • Phadke A, Broadman LM, Brandom BW, Ozolek J, and Davis PJ. Postoperative hyperthermia, rhabdomyolysis, critical temperature and death in a former premature infant after his ninth general anesthetic. Anesth Analg 105 (4):977-980, 2007.
  • Larach MG, Brandom BW, Allen GC, Gronert GA, Lehman EB. Cardiac arrests and deaths associated with malignant hyperthermia in North America from 1987 to 2006. Anesthesiology 108:603-11, 2008.

    View Dr. Brandom's full list of publications from PubMed.

Active Research Projects / Grants

  • North American Malignant Hyperthermia Registry
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June 1, 2010
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