Linda T Le-Wendling

Linda T Le-Wendling, MD

Professor Of Anesthesiology; Director, Regional Anesthesiology & Acute Pain Medicine Fellowship Program

Department: MD-ANEST-ACUTE PAIN SERVICE
Business Phone: (352) 273-8954
Business Email: lle@anest.ufl.edu

About Linda T Le-Wendling

My name is Linda Le-Wendling, MD, and I’m a professor of anesthesiology and the director of the Regional Anesthesiology and Acute Pain Medicine Fellowship in the UF Department of Anesthesiology. I mainly work in the Divisions of Acute Pain Medicine and Ambulatory Anesthesia.

I joined the department as an assistant professor in 2007. I earned my medical degree from the Medical College of Wisconsin. I completed my anesthesiology residency and my regional anesthesiology and acute pain medicine fellowship here at the University of Florida. I also earned a master’s degree in education here at UF.

Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
    American Board of Anesthesiology

Clinical Profile

Specialties
  • Anesthesiology

Publications

2024
Empirical guide to a safe thoracic paravertebral block based on dimensions of paravertebral space when ultrasound visualization is challenging.
Regional anesthesia and pain medicine. 49(2):133-138 [DOI] 10.1136/rapm-2022-104181. [PMID] 37429621.
2023
Comparing Spinal Chloroprocaine to Hyperbaric and Isobaric Bupivacaine for Total Hip and Knee Arthroplasties: A Retrospective Study.
Cureus. 15(3) [DOI] 10.7759/cureus.35729. [PMID] 37016653.
2023
Incidence of acute compartment syndrome with routine use of regional anesthesia for patients with long bone fractures: a large single-center retrospective review from a level I trauma tertiary academic institution.
Regional anesthesia and pain medicine. [DOI] 10.1136/rapm-2023-104460. [PMID] 37696649.
2023
Standardizing nomenclature in regional anesthesia: an ASRA-ESRA Delphi consensus study of upper and lower limb nerve blocks.
Regional anesthesia and pain medicine. [DOI] 10.1136/rapm-2023-104884. [PMID] 38050174.
2022
Development of entrustable professional activities for regional anesthesia and pain medicine fellowship training.
Regional anesthesia and pain medicine. [DOI] 10.1136/rapm-2022-103854. [PMID] 35878963.
2022
Gastric Emptying of Orange Juice With and Without Pulp: A Point-of-Care Ultrasound Study.
Cureus. 14(11) [DOI] 10.7759/cureus.30959. [PMID] 36465215.
2022
Role of an Intercostobrachial Nerve Block in Alleviating Tourniquet Pain: A Randomized Clinical Trial.
Cureus. 14(2) [DOI] 10.7759/cureus.22196. [PMID] 35308761.
2021
Efficacy of Phrenic Nerve Catheter in Ipsilateral Shoulder Pain After Thoracic Surgery.
Cureus. 13(2) [DOI] 10.7759/cureus.13330. [PMID] 33738173.
2020
When expectations outpace reality: A survey of patient knowledge gaps in postoperative pain management.
Journal of clinical anesthesia. 66 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jclinane.2020.109942. [PMID] 32502774.
2019
Gastric ultrasound: deep inspiration for stomach identification and localization.
Regional anesthesia and pain medicine. [DOI] 10.1136/rapm-2019-100660. [PMID] 31085576.
2018
Misguided by INR in Liver Disease Patients? Implications for Clinicians Including Pain Proceduralists.
Anesthesia and analgesia. 127(1):289-294 [DOI] 10.1213/ANE.0000000000002639. [PMID] 29381517.
2018
Total Laparoscopic Hysterectomy Under Regional Anesthesia.
Obstetrics and gynecology. 131(6):1008-1010 [DOI] 10.1097/AOG.0000000000002618. [PMID] 29742667.
2017
Goals and Objectives to Optimize the Value of an Acute Pain Service in Perioperative Pain Management.
Techniques in orthopaedics (Rockville, Md.). 32(4):200-208 [DOI] 10.1097/BTO.0000000000000245. [PMID] 29403149.
2016
Cancer Recurrence and Regional Anesthesia: The Theories, the Data, and the Future in Outcomes.
Pain medicine (Malden, Mass.). 17(4):756-75 [DOI] 10.1111/pme.12893. [PMID] 26441010.
2015
Clinically derived early postoperative pain trajectories differ by age, sex, and type of surgery.
Pain. 156(4):609-617 [DOI] 10.1097/01.j.pain.0000460352.07836.0d. [PMID] 25790453.
2015
Stellate ganglion local anesthetic blockade and neurolysis for the treatment of refractory ventricular fibrillation.
A & A case reports. 4(5):49-51 [DOI] 10.1213/XAA.0000000000000124. [PMID] 25730409.
2013
The insiders’ experiences with continuous transversus abdominis plane blocks for analgesia after cesarean delivery.
Pain medicine (Malden, Mass.). 14(2):305-8 [DOI] 10.1111/j.1526-4637.2012.01341.x. [PMID] 22390299.
2012
Recovery after orthopedic surgery: techniques to increase duration of pain control.
Current opinion in anaesthesiology. 25(6):665-72 [DOI] 10.1097/ACO.0b013e328359ab5a. [PMID] 23032682.
2012
Regional anesthesia as compared with general anesthesia for surgery in geriatric patients with hip fracture: does it decrease morbidity, mortality, and health care costs? Results of a single-centered study.
Pain medicine (Malden, Mass.). 13(7):948-56 [DOI] 10.1111/j.1526-4637.2012.01402.x. [PMID] 22758782.
2008
Continuous peripheral nerve blockade for postoperative analgesia.
Current opinion in anaesthesiology. 21(5):602-9 [DOI] 10.1097/ACO.0b013e32830a4be6. [PMID] 18784486.

Education

Fellowship, Regional Anesthesia
2007 · University of Florida
Residency, Anesthesiology
2006 · University of Florida
Internship, Internal Medicine
2003 · University of Florida
Medical Degree
2002 · Medical College of Wisconsin

Contact Details

Phones:
Business:
(352) 273-8954
Emails:
Business:
lle@anest.ufl.edu
Addresses:
Business Mailing:
1345 SW Center Drive
GAINESVILLE FL 32610
Business Street:
1345 SW Center Drive, PO Box 100254
Gainesville FL 32610