Laurie K. Davies, MD

Laurie K DavisAssociate Professor of Anesthesiology
Joint Associate Professor of Surgery

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) 273-6575

Email:

ldavies@anest.ufl.edu


Dr. Laurie Davies earned her Bachelor of Science and Medical Degree from the University of Florida as well as completing a residency and fellowship in Anesthesiology here at UF. She is a Diplomate, Senior Examiner, and Associate Examiner for the American Board of Anesthesiology. She is medically licensed in Florida and is certified in Perioperative Transesophageal Echocardiography from the National Board of Echocardiography. Dr. Davies is a member of several professional societies such as the Alachua County Medical Society, American Medical Association, and the College of Medicine Women Faculty Association. She holds several editorial board titles such as: Editorial Board Member for Seminars in Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesiology, Reviewer and Analyst for the Cardiovascular and Thoracic Anesthesia Journal Club, and Ad Hoc Consultant for the Journal of Clinical Monitoring and Computing.

Education

1985 Instructor & Special Fellow in Anesthesiology University of Florida College of Medicine Gainesville, FL
1984 Residency, Anesthesiology University of Florida College of Medicine Gainesville, FL
1981 MD University of Florida College of Medicine Gainesville, FL

Clinical/Research Interests

Clinical anesthesiology, cardiovascular anesthesiology, pediatric cardiovascular anesthesiology, acute pain management

 Awards and Honors

 2014 Customer Service is Key Award (2 nominations), Shands at the University of Florida
2011-2012 UF & Shands Collaborative Executive Talent Program, Shands at the University of Florida
2011 Distinguished Customer Service Award for Patient Safety, Shands at the University of Florida
2011 Physician Customer Service Recognition, Shands at the University of Florida
2007 Nominated for Customer Service is Key Award. Shands at the University of Florida
2005-2014 Listed in Best Doctors in America
1981 Walt Oppelt Memorial Award (Pharmacology), University of Florida College of Medicine
1981 Medical School Graduation with Honors for Scholarship and Research, University of Florida College of Medicine
1981 Bythewood and Baker Scholarship for Women, University of Florida College of Medicine
1981 Faculty Award for Research, University of Florida College of Medicine

Selected Publications

  • Tighe P, Patel SS, Gravenstein N, Davies LK, Lucas SD, Bernard HR: The Operating Room: It’s a Small World (and Scale Free Network) After All. INSNA (International Network for Social Network Analysis) Connections December Issue 1 & 2 Vol 34, 2014.
  • Davies LK, Husain SA, Weitzel N: Anesthetic management for patients with congenital heart disease: the pediatric population, in Hensley FA, Martin DE, Gravlee GP (eds): A Practical Approach to Cardiac Anesthesia, 5th ed, Philadelphia, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, pp 389-451, 2012.
  • Weitzel N, Husain SA, Davies LK: Anesthetic management for patients with congenital heart disease: the adult population, in Hensley FA, Martin DE, Gravlee GP (eds): A Practical Approach to Cardiac Anesthesia, 5th ed, Philadelphia, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, pp 452-480, 2012.
  • Davies LK, Janelle GM: Con: All cardiac surgical patients should have intraoperative cerebral oximetry monitoring. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 20:450-455, 2006.
  • Browndyke JN, Moser DJ, Cohen RA, O’Brien DJ, Algina JJ, Haynes WG, Staples ED, Alexander J, Davies LK, Bauer RM: Acute neuropsychological functioning following cardiosurgical interventions associated with the production of intraoperative cerebral microemboli. Clin Neuropsychol 16: 463-71, 2002.
  • Moser DJ, Ferneyhough KC, Bauer RM, Arndt S, Schultz SK, Haynes WG, Staples ED, Alexander J, Davies LK, O’Brien DJ: Unilateral versus bilateral ultrasound in the monitoring of cerebral microemboli. Ultrasound Med Biol 27:757-760, 2001.
  • Davies LK: Pediatric anesthesiologists should administer anesthetics to pediatric patients undergoing cardiac procedures: con. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 15:384-387, 2001.
  • Botero M, Davies LK: Diagnosis and management of arrhythmias in children after cardiac surgery. Semin Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 15:122-133, 2001.
  • Botero M, Davies LK: An unexpected left atrial mass during cardiac surgery: diagnostic dilemma. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 14:483-484, 2000.