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Gary Okum

Gary Okum, MD

Emeritus Professor

Department: Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine

Specialties: Anesthesiology


  • MD - Hahnemann University (1985)

Awards & Honors

  • Golden Apple Award nomination, 2006
  • Golden Laryngoscope Award for outstanding contribution to resident education, 2008
  • Phi Lambda Kappa Medical Fraternity
  • Edward L. Axelman Memorial Achievement Award
  • Outstanding Medical Intern, Crozer Chester Medical Center

Memberships / Professional Affiliations

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

Gary Okum, MD, is a board-certified anesthesiologist. He is also a testamur of the American Board of Echocardiography and an Advanced Trauma Life Support instructor, and he is certified by the National Board of Medical Examiners.

Clinical Services



  • Crozer Chester Medical Center (1986)


  • Anesthesiology - Hahnemann University Hospital (1989)

Gary Okum, MD, is an emeritus professor in the Department of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine, where he was 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.

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

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