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Gary Okum

Gary Okum, MD

Associate Professor


Department: Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine

Specialties: Anesthesiology

Education

  • MD - Hahnemann University (1985)

Dr. Gary Okum is a board-certified anesthesiologist practicing in Center City Philadelphia at Hahnemann University Hospital. He is also a testamur of the American Board of Echocardiography, an Advanced Trauma Life Support instructor, and certified by the National Board of Medical Examiners.

Memberships

  • American Society of Anesthesiologists
  • Pennsylvania Society of Anesthesiologists
  • Philadelphia Society of Anesthesiologists
  • American Medical Association
  • Society for Education in Anesthesia

Awards and Honors

  • Phi Lambda Kappa Medical Fraternity
  • Edward L. Axelman Memorial Achievement Award
  • Outstanding Medical Intern, Crozer Chester Medical Center

Clinical Services

Anesthesia

Residencies

  • Anesthesiology - Hahnemann University Hospital (1989)

Internships

  • Crozer Chester Medical Center (1986)

Dr. Okum is an associate professor in the Department of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine, where he is involved in the education of medical students and residents, actively participating in grand rounds, case conferences, journal clubs and resident didactic conferences. He also developed a handbook for the residents' neuroanesthesiology rotation.

Awards and Honors

  • Golden Apple Award nomination, 2006
  • Golden Laryngoscope Award for outstanding contribution to resident education, 2008

 

This clinician's practice is independent of Drexel University. This physician is a non-compensated member of the teaching faculty of Drexel University College of Medicine.


Contact Information


Academic Office

Department of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine
245 North 15th Street
New College Building, MS 310
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Phone: 215.762.7922
Fax: 215.762.8656