Heather Reed, MD

Heather Reed, MD Saba University PGY-3

Assistant Professor

Contact Information

University of Florida
College of Medicine
Department of Anesthesiology
1600 SW Archer Road
PO Box 100254
Gainesville, Florida 32610-0254

Office Phone:

(352) 273-8298



Dr. Reed is an Assistant Professor for the Division of Cardiothoracic Anesthesia, and comes to us from the University of Washington in Seattle, where she was a Cardiac Anesthesiology fellow. Dr. Reed earned her B.S. in Cellular and Molecular Biology at the University of Michigan; another B.S. in Nursing at Emory University School of Nursing in Atlanta Georgia, and her M.D. from Saba University School of Medicine in Saba, Netherlands-Antilles. She completed her internship and residency at the University of Florida, where she was the Chief Resident and class representative. She currently serves as a member of the UF Department of Anesthesiology Program Evaluation Committee and Education Committee. Dr. Reed is also a member of the American Society of Anesthesiologists, the American Society of Echocardiography, the Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists, and the Florida Society of Anesthesiologists.


Education and Training

2016 Fellow, Cardiac Anesthesiology University of Washington Seattle, WA
2015 Resident, Anesthesiology University of Florida College of Medicine Gainesville, FL
2012 Intern, Anesthesiology University of Florida College of Medicine Gainesville, FL
2011 MD Saba University School of Medicine Saba, Netherlands-Antilles
2006 BS, Nursing Emory School of Nursing Atlanta, GA
2001 BS, Cellular and Molecular Biology University of Michigan Ann Arbor, MI


Professional Societies

  • 2015-Present American Society of Echocardiography
  • 2012-Present Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists
  • 2012-Present Florida Society of Anesthesiologists
  • 2012-Present American Society of Anesthesiologists


Selected Publications

  • Chapter 9: Temperature Management in Cardiac Surgery Cardiopulmonary Bypass and Mechanical Circulatory Support, 4th edition. In press
  • Isosulfan blue dye anaphylaxis presenting as inability to ventilate via an LMA. Heather Reed, MD, Christiana Shaw, MD, MS, Mark Rice, MD, Huong Thi Thu Le, MD. A&A Case Reports. 2014;3:1–2
  • Aortic Surgery and Deep Hypothermic Circulatory Arrest – Anesthetic Update. Heather Reed, MD, Kent Berg, MD, and Gregory M. Janelle, MD. Seminars in Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia 2014, Vol. 18(2) 137–145
  • B-Type Natriuretic Peptide in the Emergency Diagnosis of Critical Heart Disease in Children. Maher K, Reed H, Cuadrado A, Simsic J, Mahle W, Deguzman M, Leong T, Bandyopadhyay S. Pediatrics Vol. 121 No. 6 June 2008, pp. e1484-e1488 (doi:10.1542/peds.2007-1856)
  • Novel candidate targets of beta-catenin/T-cell factor signaling identified by gene expression profiling of ovarian endometrioid adenocarcinomas. Schwartz D, Wu R, Kardia S, Levin A, Huang C, Shedden K, Kuick R, Misek D, Hanash S, Taylor J, Reed H, Hendrix N, Zhai Y, Fearon E, Cho K. Cancer Res. 2003 Jun 1;63(11):2913-22. PMID: 12782598
  • Gene expression in ovarian cancer reflects both morphology and biological behavior, distinguishing clear cell from other poor-prognosis ovarian carcinomas. Schwartz D, Kardia S, Shedden K, Kuick R, Michailidis G, Taylor J, Misek D, Wu R, Zhai Y, Darrah D, Reed H, Ellenson L, Giordano T, Fearon E, Hanash S, Cho K. Cancer Res. 2002 Aug 15;62(16):4722-9.  PMID: 12183431
  • Role of beta-catenin/T-cell factor-regulated genes in ovarian endometrioid adenocarcinomas. Zhai Y, Wu R, Schwartz D, Darrah D, Reed H, Kolligs F, Nieman M, Fearon E, Cho K. Am J Pathol. 2002 Apr;160(4):1229-38.  PMID: 11943708