Edward K McGough

Edward K McGough, MD

Associate Professor Of Anesthesiology; Interim Chief, Critical Care Medicine; Program Director, Cardiothoracic Anesthesia Fellowship

Business Phone: (352) 273-8298
Business Email: emcgough@anest.ufl.edu

About Edward K McGough

Dr. McGough joins as an Associate Professor in the Divisions of Cardiovascular Anesthesia and Critical Care Medicine, and comes to us from Memorial Medical Center and Plaza Surgery Center in Jacksonville, where he was a Staff Anesthesiologist. He is a Diplomate for the American Board of Anesthesiology in anesthesiology and critical care medicine and for the National Board of Echocardiography in advanced perioperative transesophageal echocardiography; he also holds a special Certificate of Competency in Critical Care. Dr. McGough earned his Bachelor of Science degree at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, and his MD from the University of Michigan Medical School. He came to the “Gator Nation” to complete his residency and fellowship in Critical Care Medicine. Dr. McGough consulted with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration Space Shuttle project, medical launch, and recovery. He also served as President and Treasurer of Anesthesia Consultants. He is a member of many professional societies and has published articles in many journals.

Board Certifications

  • Advanced Perioperative Echocardiography
    National Board of Echocardiography
  • Anesthesiology
    American Board of Anesthesiology
  • Special Qualifications in Critical Care Medicine
    American Board of Anesthesiology

Research Profile

Areas of Interest
  • Critical care monitoring
  • Medical Student & Resident Education
  • Transesophageal echocardiography


Transaxillary Intra-aortic Balloon Pump Promotes Physical Rehabilitation in Patients Requiring Long-term Mechanical Circulatory Support.
Journal of cardiothoracic and vascular anesthesia. 35(4):1255-1256 [DOI] 10.1053/j.jvca.2020.08.050. [PMID] 32928649.
Audiovisual Modules to Enhance Informed Consent in the ICU: A Pilot Study.
Critical care explorations. 2(12) [DOI] 10.1097/CCE.0000000000000278. [PMID] 33251517.
Percutaneous mechanical devices for supporting the left ventricular failure.
Zhong nan da xue xue bao. Yi xue ban = Journal of Central South University. Medical sciences. 44(4):354-363 [DOI] 10.11817/j.issn.1672-7347.2019.04.003. [PMID] 31113909.
Variations in tidal volume with portable transport ventilators.
Respiratory care. 37(3):233-9 [PMID] 10145629.
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Pressure support and flow-cycled, assisted mechanical ventilation in acute lung injury.
Chest. 98(2):458-62 [PMID] 2376178.
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Unexpected bronchospasm during spinal anesthesia.
Journal of clinical anesthesia. 2(1):35-6 [PMID] 2310578.
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Fellowship – Critical Care Medicine
1990 · University of Florida
Residency – Department of Anesthesiology
1989 · University of Florida
1985 · University of Michigan
1981 · University of Michigan

Contact Details

(352) 273-8298