Our Current Faculty

David P. Papworth, M.D.
Clinical Associate Professor
Director, Departmental Performance Improvement; Director of Risk Management. Lead: Performance improvement program
Graduate Education
  • Queen Victoria Hospital
Medical School
  • King's College Hospital Medical School
  • King's College Hospital Medical School
  • University of Toronto and Western Ontario
Research Interests
  • Teaching of perioperative echocardiography
  • Performance evaluation
  • Healthcare quality management
  • Clinical Associate Professor, University of Iowa, Anesthesia, 2000-present
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Dalhousie University
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Saskatchewan, Anesthesia, 1990-1993
  • Assistant Professor, Universiyt of Saskatchewan, Anestheisa, 1985-1990
  • Senior Medical Officer, Brunei Darussalaam (Government Apointment), Medical Services, 1983-1984
  1. Krishnan S, Papworth DP, Farivar RS, Ueda K: Identification of coronary sinus injury by transesophageal echocardiography during placement of a retrograde cardioplegia catheter for minimally invasive cardiac surgery. Anesth Analg 2013 Feb; 116(3):560-2

  2. Papworth D: Intraoperative monitoring during vascular surgery. Anesthesiol Clin North America 2004 Jun; 22(2):223-50, vi

  3. Manninen PH, Chan AS, Papworth D: Conscious sedation for interventional neuroradiology: a comparison of midazolam and propofol infusion. Can J Anaesth 1997 Jan; 44(1):26-30

  4. Demediuk OM, Dhaliwal RS, Papworth DP, Devenyi RG, Wong DT: A comparison of peribulbar and retrobulbar anesthesia for vitreoretinal surgical procedures. Arch Ophthalmol 1995 Jul; 113(7):908-13

  5. Papworth DP: Treatment of persistent penile erections during urological procedures. Can J Anaesth 1987 Jul; 34(4):428-9

  6. Ezi-Ashi TI, Papworth DP, Nunn JF: Inhalational anaesthesia in developing countries. Part II. Review of existing apparatus. Anaesthesia 1983 Aug; 38(8):736-47

  7. Ezi-Ashi TI, Papworth DP, Nunn JF: Inhalational anaesthesia in developing countries. Part I. The problems and a proposed solution. Anaesthesia 1983 Aug; 38(8):729-35

  8. Papworth DP: Adverse reactions to Althesin. Br J Anaesth 1983 Mar; 55(3):256

  9. Papworth DP: High dose buprenorphine for postoperative analgesia. Anaesthesia 1983 Feb; 38(2):163