Four anesthesiologists began their Adult Cardiothoracic Fellowship with us this summer. Please help us welcome them to the team!
Clifford Deerman, M.D.
Dr. Deerman earned his medical degree at the University of Alabama School of Medicine at Birmingham and completed his anesthesiology residency at Penn State Hershey Medical Center, where he also served as a research assistant on a variety of projects, including chronic pain in children undergoing major limb amputations and genetic mapping studies. In his free time, he enjoys being outdoors, working out, and shooting.
Brandon Duffin, D.O.
Dr. Duffin earned his medical degree from Midwestern University Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed his anesthesiology residency at the University of Florida. He has given several presentations on topics including sugammadex reversal and anesthesia considerations for trisomy 21. In his free time, Dr. Duffin enjoys home remodeling, real estate investing, golfing, tennis, and going to Disney with his family.
Jayme Looper, M.D.
Dr. Looper earned her medical degree at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine and completed her anesthesiology residency here at the University of Florida, where she served as a 2020-21 Chief Resident. She has contributed to several publications, including two textbook chapters, and given several presentations on research related to cardiothoracic anesthesiology. Dr. Looper has also served as a delegate for the American Medical Association and has held several roles with the resident and fellow components of the American Society of Anesthesiologists and Florida Medical Association.
Shauna Schwartz, D.O.
Dr. Schwartz earned her medical degree at Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed her anesthesiology residency here at the University of Florida, where she served as a 2020-21 Chief Resident and held a variety of leadership positions. During her residency, she was involved in the Anesthesia Quality Improvement Committee and Wellness Committee. She has also participated in several research projects, including on resident well-being, and given presentations on medically challenging thoracic cases at the Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists conference.