David Corda, MD.

David Corda, MDAssistant Professor of Anesthesiology
Director, Transition to Practice (Resident Rotation)

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



Administrative Assistant

Jessica Lee
Phone: (352) 273-8960

Dr. Corda returned to the University of Florida in 2015 after practicing 14 years in both private practice and academic medical settings.  He was formerly a member of the Cardiothoracic Anesthesia division at Mayo Clinic Jacksonville and was Director of Cardiothoracic Anesthesia at Florida Hospital Waterman.  Dr. Corda is board certified in advanced preoperative transesophageal echocardiography and is an oral board examiner for the ABA.
He is currently Director of the Transition to Practice Rotation for senior residents and is a member of the UF Anesthesia Liver Transplantation team.  His research interests include preoperative visual loss and the anesthesia consent process and patient safety.



2001 Anesthesiology Residency University of Florida College of Medicine Gainesville, FL
1998 Pediatrics Internship University of Florida College of Medicine Gainesville, FL
1997 MD University of Florida College of Medicine Gainesville, FL
1993  BA, Biology University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, PA

Awards and Honors

 2016  Exemplary Teacher’s Award, UF College of Medicine, Gainesville, FL
 2016  Best New Faculty Member, University of Florida Department of Anesthesiology
2008- 2009

Teacher of the Year, Mayo Clinic Florida Department of Anesthesiology, Jacksonville, Florida


NIH research stipend, University of Florida, College of Medicine, Gainesville, Florida.(Performed data analysis on outcomes of post-transplant renal patients)

1997 Commencement Speaker, University of Florida, College of Medicine, Gainesville, Florida
1992-1993 Benjamin Franklin Scholar Research Stipend recipient, University of Pennsylvania.(Conducted research in the biomechanics and physiology of striated muscle in fish at the Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, Massachusetts)
1993 Honors Distinction in Biology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1993 Benjamin Franklin Scholar, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Selected Publications

  • Mitre C, Corda DM, Dunca F, Iancu C: Anesthesia in a Patient with Dyskeratosis Congenita Presenting for Urgent Subtotal Gastrectomy, Journal of Clinical Anesthesiology June 4;27,612-615, 2015.
  • Corda DM, Riutort KT, Leone A, Qureshi M, Heckman M, Brull SJ: Jaw Thrust or Cricoid Pressure Maneuvers to Optimize Glottic Visualization during Videolaryngoscopy.  J Anesth Jun 26(3):362-8, 2012.
  • Corda DM, Dexter F, Pasternak JJ, Trentman TL, Nottmeier EW, Brull SJ: Patients’ Perspective on Full Disclosure and Informed Consent Regarding Postoperative Visual Loss Associated With Spinal Surgery in the Prone Position, Mayo Clin Proc 86:865-8, 2011.
  • Robards C, Corda DM: A Potential Hazard Involving the Gas Sampling Line and the Adjustable Pressure Limiting Valve on the Drager Apollo Anesthesia Workstation (letter).  Anesth Analg 111:578-9, 2010.
  • Corda D, Enneking K: A Unique Approach to Postoperative Analgesia for Ambulatory Surgery, Journal of Clinical Anesthesiology Dec Vol 12(8):595-9, 2000.
  • Corda D, Caruso L: Myocardial Ischemia Detected by Transesophageal Echocardiography in a Patient Undergoing Peripheral Vascular Surgery, Journal of Clinical Anesthesiology Sept 12(6):491-7, 2000.
  • Rome LC, Swank D, Corda D. How Fish Power Swimming.  Science Jul 16; 261(5119):340-3, 1993