Josh W Sappenfield

Josh W Sappenfield, MD

Associate Professor Of Anesthesiology; Chief, Perioperative Medicine Division; Medical Director, Presurgical Clinic

Department: MD-ANESTHESIOLOGY-GENERAL
Business Phone: (352) 273-5259
Business Email: jsappenfield@anest.ufl.edu

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.

Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
    American Board of Anesthesiology

Publications

2021
Effects of a Single Rapid Infusion System on Platelet Function in Stored Whole Blood: An Ex Vivo Study.
Cureus. 13(7) [DOI] 10.7759/cureus.16518. [PMID] 34430129.
2021
Ketamine infusion reduces narcotic requirements following gastric bypass surgery: a randomized controlled trial.
Surgery for obesity and related diseases : official journal of the American Society for Bariatric Surgery. 17(4):737-743 [DOI] 10.1016/j.soard.2020.11.027. [PMID] 33451962.
2021
Spinal Anesthesia or General Anesthesia for Hip Surgery in Older Adults.
The New England journal of medicine. [DOI] 10.1056/NEJMoa2113514. [PMID] 34623788.
2020
Isolation gowns as a potential work hazard.
Annals of work exposures and health. 64(6):596-603 [DOI] 10.1093/annweh/wxaa047. [PMID] 32374388.
2019
Emergency Department Airway Management Responsibilities in the United States.
Anesthesia and analgesia. 128(2):296-301 [DOI] 10.1213/ANE.0000000000003851. [PMID] 30300176.
2019
Reduced Complications of Supraclavicular Approach in Simulated Central Venous Access: Applicability to Military Medicine.
Military medicine. 184(Suppl 1):329-334 [DOI] 10.1093/milmed/usy381. [PMID] 30901427.
2018
Delirium History and Preoperative Mild Neurocognitive Disorder: An Opportunity for Multidisciplinary Patient-Centered Care.
The American journal of case reports. 19:1324-1328 [DOI] 10.12659/AJCR.911437. [PMID] 30397190.
2018
Do we really need an anesthesiologist for routine colonoscopy in American Society of Anesthesiologist 1 and 2 patients?
Current opinion in anaesthesiology. 31(4):463-468 [DOI] 10.1097/ACO.0000000000000608. [PMID] 29870424.
2018
How to break a mended heart.
Trauma case reports. 15:23-25 [DOI] 10.1016/j.tcr.2018.04.005. [PMID] 29876498.
2018
Theoretical Consideration Regarding Static Loading of the Right Ventricle During Resuscitation.
Turkish journal of anaesthesiology and reanimation. 46(4):328-332 [DOI] 10.5152/TJAR.2018.27576. [PMID] 30140544.
2018
Visualization Improves Supraclavicular Access to the Subclavian Vein in a Mixed Reality Simulator.
Anesthesia and analgesia. 127(1):83-89 [DOI] 10.1213/ANE.0000000000002572. [PMID] 29200069.
2017
In Response.
Anesthesia and analgesia. 124(5):1743-1744 [DOI] 10.1213/ANE.0000000000002032. [PMID] 28426592.
2017
Incorporating airway examination photography into the electronic record.
Romanian journal of anaesthesia and intensive care. 24(1):7-11 [DOI] 10.21454/rjaic.7518.241.sap. [PMID] 28913492.
2017
Initiation and Termination of Massive Transfusion Protocols: Current Strategies and Future Prospects.
Anesthesia and analgesia. 125(6):2045-2055 [DOI] 10.1213/ANE.0000000000002436. [PMID] 28857793.
2016
Delayed Neuraxial Hematoma in Parturient With Fontan Circulation Following Neuraxial Anesthesia for Cesarean Section.
Regional anesthesia and pain medicine. 41(6):773-775 [PMID] 27662063.
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2016
In Response.
Anesthesia and analgesia. 122(2) [DOI] 10.1213/ANE.0000000000000982. [PMID] 26797562.
2016
Novel use of a Sengstaken-Blakemore tube during a neck exploration of a carotid injury: A case report.
Injury. 47(9):2048-50 [DOI] 10.1016/j.injury.2016.03.008. [PMID] 27017451.
2016
Still Waiting for Evidence That Current Noninvasive Hemoglobinometry Adds Value.
Anesthesia and analgesia. 123(3):796-7 [DOI] 10.1213/ANE.0000000000001405. [PMID] 27258070.
2015
Joint Commission and Regulatory Fatigue/Weakness/Overabundance/Distraction: Clinical Context Matters.
Anesthesia and analgesia. 121(2):394-6 [DOI] 10.1213/ANE.0000000000000732. [PMID] 26197372.
2015
Meeting regulatory standards while preparing for emergency surgeries.
Anesthesia and analgesia. 120(3) [DOI] 10.1213/ANE.0000000000000578. [PMID] 25695588.
2014
Performance assessment in airway management training for nonanesthesiology trainees: an analysis of 4,282 airway procedures performed at a level-1 trauma center.
Anesthesiology. 120(1):185-95 [DOI] 10.1097/ALN.0000000000000064. [PMID] 24201030.
2013
Apneic oxygenation. Why and how to give a non-breathing patient oxygen.
JEMS : a journal of emergency medical services. 38(5):44-5 [PMID] 23967624.
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2013
Patients with disease of brain, cerebral vasculature, and spine.
The Medical clinics of North America. 97(6):993-1013 [DOI] 10.1016/j.mcna.2013.05.007. [PMID] 24182716.
1999
Interleukin-1beta upregulates MMP-9 expression in stromal cells of human giant cell tumor of bone.
Journal of interferon & cytokine research : the official journal of the International Society for Interferon and Cytokine Research. 19(10):1207-17 [PMID] 10547161.
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Grants

Dec 2017 – Nov 2019
Does Platelet Function Survive the Trip From Reservoir to Patient in a Belmont Fluid Management System
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: HEERMANN ANESTHESIA FOU, I
Oct 2015 ACTIVE
a randomized controlled trial of regional versus general anesthesia for promoting independence after hip fracture (REGAIN TRIAL)
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: UNIV OF PENNSYLVANIA via PATIENT-CENTERED OUTCOMES RES INST

Patents

Published November 2017
Urologic Sheath with Photodiode and Coaxial Grabber for Suctioning of Larger Kidney Stones
#WO 2018/098477

Education

Fellowship, Trauma Anesthesiology
2013 · R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, University of Maryland
Residency, Anesthesiology
2012 · University of Maryland
Internship, Preliminary Surgical
2009 · Iowa Methodist Medical Center
MD
2008 · University of Nebraska

Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
2018
MDT7700 Elect Top/Anesthesiol
2018
MDC6001 Intro Clin Practice
2018
MDC7700 Req Anes Crit Care

Contact Details

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