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Scott Watkins MD

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Scott Watkins, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology

Email: scott.watkins@vanderbilt.edu
Phone: (615) 936-6808
Fax: (615) 936-4294

Dr. Scott Watkins is Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, and a Director of Fellow Education, Division of Pediatric Cardiac Anesthesia, Anesthesiology, at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

Education & Training
B.S. – Microbiology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA
M.D. – Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA

Recent Peer Reviewed Publications

  1. Watkins S, Morrow SE, McNew BS, Donahue BS. Perioperative management of infants undergoing fundoplication and gastrostomy after stage I palliation of hypoplastic left heart syndrome. Pediatric Cardiology 2012 Jun;33(5):697-704. PMID: 22314367 PMCID:PMC3413202.
  2. Watkins SC, McNew BS, Donahue BS. Risks of noncardiac operations and other procedures in children with complex congenital heart disease. The Annals of Thoracic Surgery 2013 Jan;95(1):204-11. PMID: 23200239.
  3. Whitney G, Daves S, Hughes A, Watkins S, Woods M, Kreger M, Marincola P, Chocron I, Donahue B. Implementation of a transfusion algorithm to reduce blood product utilization in pediatric cardiac surgery. Paediatric Anaesthesia 2013 Mar; PMID: 23506389.
  4. Watkins SC, McCarver L, Vanbebber A, Bichell DP. Venous air embolism leading to cardiac arrest in an infant with cyanotic congenital heart disease. Case Reports in Anesthesiology 2012; 2012:208430. PMID: 22606404 PMCID: PMC3350127.

Recent Non Peer Reviewed Publications

  1. Lam, Humphrey MD, Watkins, Scott MD. Anesthetic Management of the Surgical Resection of Bilateral Pheochromocytomas in a Pediatric Patient with Severe Dilated Cardiomyopathy. Congenital Cardiac Anesthesia Society Newsletter 2011 Dec;Fall 2011.

Book Chapters

  1. Watkins, S. Alcohol Abuse. Essence of Anesthesia Practice. Editors: L. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States: Elsevier; 2011 Jan;3 11-11. ISBN: 978-1-4377-1720-4.
  2. Watkins, S. Aortopulmonary Window. Essence of Anesthesia Practice. Editors: L. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States: Elsevier; 2011 Jan;3 402-402. ISBN: 978-1-4377-1720-4.

Presentations – Scientific Meetings

  1. Dawnisa Baker MD, Lewis McCarver MS CRNA, Scott Watkins MD, Gina Whitney MD, Suanne Daves MD. Society of Pediatric Anesthesia Annual Meeting. Society of Pediatric Anesthesia; San Antonio, Texas. 2010 Apr; Newborn with Hypoplastic Left Heart and Restrictive Atrial Septum From Birth to Septostomy.
  2. Scott Watkins. Society for Pediatric Anesthesia. Society for Pediatric Anesthesia; San Diego, California. 2011 Apr; Risk factors of non-cardiac surgery in patients with hypoplastic left heart syndrome.
  3. Shubhayan Sanatani, MD, Dorothy Myers, MSc, Jason Andrade, MD, Scott C. Watkins, MD, Prince J. Kannankeril, MD, Kathryn K. Collins, MD and Simon D. Whyte, MBBS. IARS 2011. International Anesthesia Research Society; Vancouver, Canada. 2011 May; Safety of Modern Anesthesia for Children with Long QT Syndrome.
  4. Shubhayan Sanatani, MD, Dorothy Myers, MSc, Jason Andrade, MD, Scott C. Watkins, MD, Prince J. Kannankeril, MD, Kathryn K. Collins, MD and Simon D. Whyte, MBBS. Heart Rhythm Society 2011. Heart Rhythm Society; 2011 May; Safety of Modern Anesthesia for Children with Long QT Syndrome.
  5. Scott Watkins. CCAS/SPA/AAP Pediatric Anesthesiology 2013. Society for Pediatric Anesthesia, Congenital Cardiac Anesthesia Society; Las Vegas, Nevada. 2013 Mar 14; Risk Factors and Mortality Associated with Acute Kidney Injury in Children Following Congenital Cardiac Surgery.
  6. Scott Watkins. SPA/AAP Pediatric Anesthesiology 2013. Society for Pediatric Anesthesia; Las Vegas, Nevada. 2013 Mar 16; Evaluation of Pediatric Emergency Checklist for Intraoperative Critical Events.

Presentations – Medically Challenging Cases

  1. Thanh Nguyen M.D., Scott Watkins M.D.. American Society of Anesthesiologists Annual Meeting. American Society of Anesthesiologists; San Diego, California. 2010 Oct; Difficult Airway Management in a Child with Popliteal Pterygium.
  2. Thanh Nguyen M.D., Scott Watkins M.D.. Society for Pediatric Anesthesia. Society for Pediatric Anesthesia; San Diego, California. 2011 Apr; Difficult Airway Management in a Child with Popliteal Pterygium.
  3. Scott Watkins. Society for Pediatric Anesthesia. San Diego, California. 2011 Apr; Hypoxemia in a 3 Month Old with Single Ventricle Following Cavo-Pulmonary Anastomosis (Glenn Shunt).
  4. Humphrey Lam, M.D., Scott Watkins, M.D., Jason Cowan. ASA 2012. ASA; Washington, Dist. Of Col. 2012 Oct 14; Anesthetic Management of Bilateral Pheochromocytoma Resection in a Pediatric Patient With Severe Dilated Cardiomyopathy.

Presentations – Problem-based Learning Discussion

  1. American Society of Anesthesiologists Annual Meeting. American Society of Anesthesiologists; San Diego, California. 2010 Oct; Hypoxemia in a 3 Month Old with Single Ventricle Following Cavo-Pulmonary Anastomosis (Glenn Shunt).
  2. Scott Watkins, Suanne Daves, Ryan Cook. Society for Pediatric Anesthesia Winter Meeting. Society for Pediatric Anesthesia; Chicago, Illinois. 2011 Oct 14; Fast Tracking in Pediatric Cardiac Surgery Roundtable Discussion.
  3. Heidi Smith, Scott Watkins. SPA-AAP Pediatric Anesthesiology 2013. Society for Pediatric Anesthesia; Las Vegas, Nevada. 2013 Mar 15; What's the big hurry? - Fast Track Pediatric Cardiac Surgery: Does the risk outweigh the benefits?

Presentations – Invited

  1. Dewey, CM; Swiggart, WH; Watkins SC. Vanderbilt University SOM House Staff Advisory Council; 2012 Sep 7; Raising Awareness of Substance Abuse in Physicians - A brief introduction on the topic of substance use among physicians and the available resources at Vanderbilt.
  2. Scott Watkins. Congenital Cardiac Anesthesia Society Winter Meeting. CCAS; Tampa, Florida. 2012 Feb 23; The Fontan Patient for Posterior Spinal Fusion.
  3. Charlene Dewey MD; William Swiggart MS, LPC; Anderson Spickard Jr MD; Scott Watkins MD. Department of Anesthesiology. Vanderbilt University Medical Center; Nashville, Tennessee. 2013 Mar 8; Physician Wellness: Substance Use, Abuse and Recovery.
  4. Scott Watkins, Samuel Yanofsky, Ira Todd Cohen, Franklyn Cladis. Society for Pediatric Anesthesia Winter Meeting. Society for Pediatric Anesthesia; Tampa, Florida. 2012 Feb 24; Success in Academics.
  5. Scott Watkins, Jayant Deshpande, Thomas Tagon, Liana Hosu. Society for Pediatric Anesthesia Winter Meeting. Society for Pediatric Anesthesia; Tampa, Florida. 2012 Feb 24; Professionalism.

 

   
   
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