Our Current Faculty

David E. Swanson, M.D.
Clinical Assistant Professor
Director, Regional Anesthesia Study Center of Iowa, University of Iowa, 2016-present
Education
Undergraduate Education
  • University of Northern Iowa
Medical School
  • University of Iowa
Internship
  • Medical Center Hospital of Vermont
Residency
  • Fletcher Allen Health Care
Research Interests
  • Regional Anesthesia
Appointments
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Iowa, Anestheisa, 2002-present
  • Director, Regional Anesthesia Study Center of Iowa, University of Iowa, 2016-present
  • Staff Anesthesiologist, Ripon Medical Center, 1996-2002
  • Staff Anesthesiologist, Wild Rose Hospital, 1995-2002
  • Staff Anesthesiologist, Berlin Memorial Hospital, 1995-2002
  • Member of Private Practice Group, Community Health Network, Berlin, 1995-2002
Additional
Regional anesthesia is my area of interest.
Publications
  1. Aziz MF, Abrons RO, Cattano D, Bayman EO, Swanson DE, Hagberg CA, Todd MM, Brambrink AM: First-Attempt Intubation Success of Video Laryngoscopy in Patients with Anticipated Difficult Direct Laryngoscopy: A Multicenter Randomized Controlled Trial Comparing the C-MAC D-Blade Versus the GlideScope in a Mixed Provider and Diverse Patient Population. Anesth Analg 2015 Nov; 122(3):740-50

  2. Karim YM, Swanson DE: Comparison of blind tracheal intubation through the intubating laryngeal mask airway (LMA Fastrach™) and the Air-Q™. Anaesthesia 2011 Feb; 66(3):185-90