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Linda Le-Wendling, MD

Linda Le-Wendling, MD

Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology
Director, Regional Anesthesiology and Perioperative Pain Medicine Fellowship Program
University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, Florida

lle@anest.ufl.edu

 

Education

2002 MD Medical College of Wisconsin Milwaukee, WI
2006 Residency, Anesthesiology University of Florida College of Medicine Gainesville, FL
2007 Fellowship, Regional Anesthesia University of Florida Department of Anesthesiology Gainesville, FL

Interests

Clinical Interest Regional anesthesia, medical education

Contracts and Grants

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Improving postoperative rehabilitation following total hip and knee arthroplasty with
perineural local anesthetic infusion
Stryker Corporation
$46,600
January-December 2004
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Design a physical and virtual module that would assist in proper management of neuraxial
anesthesia
I Heermann Anesthesia Foundation, Inc.
$5,000
2010-2011
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Venous air embolism (VAE): A widespread and likely fatal complication and the development
of a multidisciplinary simulation model for the education of the physiology, detection and
management of VAE
University of Florida Clinical Quality Award
$25,000
2011-2012
Principal Investigator

Editorial Board Commitments

Pain Medicine
Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine
Journal of Clinical Anesthesia

Publications

Books, Contributor of a Chapter

 Lucas SD, Enneking FK, Le-Wendling L: Regional anesthesia for the trauma patient, in Racz GB, Noe CE (eds): Pain Management: Current Issues and Opinions. In Tech, 2012, online at http://www.intechopen.com/articles/show/title/regional-anesthesia-for-the-trauma-patient

Le-Wendling LT, Deloach J, Haller A, Ihnatsenka B: Analgesia for the trunk: A comparison of epidural, thoracic paravertebral and transversus abdominis plane blocks.  In Tech, 2013, online at http://www.intechopen.com/articles/show/title/regional-anesthesia-for-major-abdominal-surgery 

Refereed Articles

Rafanan ER, Le L, Zhao L, Decker H, Shen B: Cloning, sequencing, and heterologous expression of the elmGHIJ genes involved in the biosynthesis of the polyketide antibiotic elloramycin from Streptomyces olivaceus Tu2353. J Nat Prod 64:444-449, 2001.

Ilfeld BM, Le LT, Meyer RS, Mariano ER, Vandenborne K, Duncan PW, Sessler DI, Enneking FK, Shuster JJ, Theriaque DW, Berry LF, Spadoni EH, Gearen PF.  Ambulatory continuous femoral nerve blocks decrease time to discharge-readiness following tricompartment total knee arthroplasty: a randomized, triple-masked, placebo-controlled study.  Anesthesiology, 108: 703-713, 2008.

Le LT, Loland VJ, Mariano ER, Gerancher JC, Wadhwa AN, Renehan EM Sessler DI Shuster JJ, Theriaque DW, Maldonado RC, Ilfeld BM: Effects of local anesthetic concentration and dose on continuous interscalene nerve blocks: a dual-center, randomized, observer-masked, controlled study. Reg Anesth Pain Med 33: 518-525, 2008.

Ilfeld BM, Ball ST, Gearen PF, Le LT, Mariano ER, Vandenborne K, Duncan PW, Sessler DI, Enneking FK, Shuster JJ, Theriaque DW, Meyer RS: Ambulatory continuous posterior lumbar plexus nerve blocks following hip arthroplasty: a dual-center, randomized, triple-masked, placebo-controlled trial. Anesthesiology. Anesthesiology: 109(3):491-501, 2008.

Ilfeld BM, Le LT, Ramjohn J, Loland VJ, Wadhwa AN, Gerancher JC, Renehan EM, Sessler DI, Shuster JJ, Theriaque DW, Maldonado RC, Mariano ER.  Effects of local anesthetic concentration and dose on continuous infraclavicular nerve blocks: A multi-center, randomized, observer-masked, controlled study.  Anesth Analg 108: 245-250, 2009.

Ilfeld BM, Meyer RS, Le LT, Mariano ER, Williams BA, Vandenborne K, Duncan PW, Sessler DI, Enneking FK, Shuster JJ, Maldonado RC, Gearen PF: Health-related quality of life after tricompartment knee arthroplasty with and without an extended-duration continuous femoral nerve block: a prospective, 1-year follow-up of a randomized, triple-mashed, placebo-controlled study. Anesth Analg 108:1320-1325, 2009.

Le LT, Wendling A with comment by Robicsek SA: Anesthetic management for cesarean section in a patient with rupture of a cerebellar arteriovenous malformation. J Clin Anesth 21:143-148, 2009. 

Ilfeld BM, Ball ST, Gearen PF, Mariano ER, Le LT, Vandenborne K, Duncan PW, Sessler DI, Enneking FK, Shuster JJ, Maldonado RC, Meyer RS.  Health-related quality-of-life following hip arthroplasty with and without an extended-duration continuous posterior lumbar plexus nerve block:  a prospective, 12-month follow-up of a randomized, triple-masked, placebo-controlled study. Anesth Analg 109:586-91, 2009.

Ilfeld BM, Mariano ER, Girard PJ, Loland VJ, Meyer RS, Donovan JF, Pugh GA, Le LT, Sessler DI, Shuster JJ, Theriaque DW, Ball ST.  A multicenter, randomized, triple-masked, placebo-controlled trial of the effect of ambulatory continuous femoral nerve blocks on discharge-readiness and analgesia following total knee arthroplasty in patients on general orthopaedic wards.  Pain 150:477-484, 2010.

Regional Anesthesiology and Acute Pain Medicine Fellowship Directors Group: Guidelines for fellowship training in regional anesthesiology and acute pain medicine: second edition, 2010. Reg Anesth Pain Med 36(3): 282-288, 2011.

Wendling AL, Halan S. Tighe P, Le L, Euliano T, Lok B: Virtual humans versus standardized patients: which lead residents to more correct diagnoses? Acad Med. Epub ahead of print. January 18, 2011.  2011 Mar; 86(3): 384-8. Erratum in: Acad Med. 2011 May;86(5):648, 2011.

Ilfeld BM, Shuster JJ, Theriaque DW, Mariano ER, Girard PJ, Loland VJ, Meyer S, Fonovan JF, Pugh GA, Le LT, Sessler DI, Ball ST: Long-term pain, stiffness, and functional disability after total knee arthroplasty with and without an extended ambulatory continuous femoral nerve block. Reg Anesth Pain Med 36:116-120, 2011. 

Le-Wendling L, Bihorac A, Ozrazgat-Baslanti T, Lucas S, Sadasivan K, Heyman J, Wendling A, Boezaart AP: Regional anesthesia as compared to general anesthesia for surgery in geriatric patients with hip fracture: does it decrease morbidity, mortality, and healthcare costs? Results of a single-centered study. Pain Med:13(7):948-56, 2012. 

Le-Wendling L, Ihnatsenka B, Haller A, Esch AT, Boezaart AP:  The insiders’ experiences with continuous transversus abdominis plane blocks for analgesia after cesarean delivery. Pain Med. In press.  Pain Med:14(2):305-8, 2013.