Josh W Sappenfield MD
Division Chief, Perioperative Medicine; Medical Director, Preoperative Clinic; Associate Professor Of Anesthesiology
About Josh W Sappenfield
Dr. Sappenfield joined the University of Florida in 2013 after completing a fellowship in Trauma Anesthesiology at R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma. His main focus for teaching is as the director for the Airway Management Rotation for Non-medical Students. Using simulation, he teaches a variety of different subjects such as basic airway management, difficult airway management, technical proficiency with the fiber optic scope, central venous access, and ACLS in the operating room.
Dr. Sappenfield is clinical faculty at UF Health and is a member of the liver transplant team. As an editor for the Trauma Anesthesiology Society, Dr. Sappenfield has published a number of articles on the care of the traumatically injured. His research interests are preoperative assessment, airway management in trauma, and teaching airway management. He continues to look for collaborators for future projects and studies.