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Michael S. Green

Michael S. Green, DO, MBA, FASA

Professor and Chair of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine

Department: Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine

Specialties: Anesthesiology


  • DO - University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (2002)
  • BA in Biology and Statistics, High Honors - Rutgers University (1998)

Awards & Honors

  • Golden Laryngoscope Award for Leadership and Education, Department of Anesthesiology, Drexel University College of Medicine (June 2008)
  • Resident Teaching Award, Department of Anesthesiology, Drexel University College of Medicine (June 2007)
  • "People on the Move," Philadelphia Business Journal (October 2013)
  • Excellence in Clinical Service Award, Hahnemann University Hospital (October 2010)
  • Alpha Omega Alpha (ADA) Medical Honors Society, Resident Elect (March 2007)

Memberships / Professional Affiliations

  • American College of Physician Executives
  • Society of Academic Anesthesiology Chairs/Association of Anesthesiology Program Directors
  • Society for Education in Anesthesia
  • American Society of Anesthesiologists
  • International Anesthesiology Research Society
  • Pennsylvania Society of Anesthesiologists
  • Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists
  • American Osteopathic Association

Professional Activities

  • Editorial Board Member, International Journal of Clinical Anesthesiology (2013 – present)
  • Editorial Board Member, Journal of Anesthesia and Critical Care: Open Access (2014 - present)
  • Journal of Clinical Anesthesia (2006 - present)
  • Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia (2008 - present)
  • Annals of Thoracic Surgery (2010 - present)
  • Minerva Anestesiologica (2012 - present)

Clinical Services



  • Anesthesiology - Drexel University/Hahnemann University Hospital (2004 - 2007)
  • Emergency Medicine - Albert Einstein Medical Center (2002 - 2004)

Michael Green, DO, is professor and chair of the Department of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine, and the former director of the Anesthesiology Residency program.


Selected Research Projects

fNIR device compared to Bispectral index to monitor induction and emergence from anesthesia.
Principal Investigator (2012)

Total dose of local anesthetic required with Combined Spinal-Epidural vs Epidural in Laboring Patients. A Prospective, Randomized, Single-blind Study.
Enrollment stopped (2009)

Selected Grants Funded

Management of myocardial infarction after non-cardiac surgery. A large, international, randomized trial to assess the impact of dabigatran and omeprazole in postoperative myocardial infarction.
Co-investigator (2013-2015)

Clinical use of fNIR for the prediction of anesthetic depth.

Recovery following desflurane vs. sevoflurane anesthesia for outpatient urologic surgery in elderly females.
Principal investigator (2010)

A multi-center, randomized, parallel group, comparative, active controlled, safety assessor blinded trial comparing rocuronium plus sugammadex versus succinylcholine alone in subjects undergoing short surgical procedures in outpatient surgicenters.
Co-investigator and safety assessor (2009)

A randomized, double-blind comparison of oral aprepitant alone vs oral aprepitant and transdermal scopolamine for preventing postoperative nausea and vomiting, Manuscript in preparation.
Principal-investigator (2009)

In the Media


Peer Reviewed Journals

"A case of postpartum coronary artery dissection managed surgically"
Neubert L, Green MS and Green P
Anaesth Intensive Care, 42(5):665-6, PMID:25233182 (September 2014)

"Innovative Health-System Projects (IHelP): An institutional program to develop resident ideas emphasizing systems based practice and improvement"
Green MS, Aman MM and Woodland MB
Clin Teach (in-press)

"Inadvertent Subdural Injection during Cervical Transforaminal Epidural Steroid Injection"
Sadacharam K, Petersohn JD and Green MS
Case Rep Anesthesiol, Vol.2013, Article ID:847085, 5 pages, DOI:10.1155/2013/847085, PMID:24490089 (2013)

"Subdural Hematoma Following Labor Analgesia Utilizing an Intrathecal Catheter"
Green MS, George SJ, Green P and Kzmi K
J Anesth, 28(2)302-303, DOI:10.1007/s00540-013-1682-9 (2013)

"Anesthetic care of stiff person syndrome in the outpatient setting"
Neubert L, Green P and Green MS
Journal of Anesthesiology & Clinical Science, 2:5, (2013)

"Efficacy of Hyperbaric Oxygen in Patients with Crohn's Disease: a Case series"
Green MS, Purohit M, Sadacharam K and Mychaskiw G
Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine, 40(2):201-04, PMID:23682550 (March 2013)

"Effect of Cost Awareness on the Utilization of Laryngeal Mask Airway Among Anesthesiology Residents"
Green MS, Gomes SB, Machovec KA and Green P
Journal of Hospital Administration, 2(13):113-18, DOI:10.5430/jha.v2n3p113 (2013)

"An unusual cause of nasotracheal tube cuff equipment failure"
Green MS and Hoffman CR
Journal of Clinical Anesthesia, 24(7):600-1, DOI:10.1016/j.jclinane.2011.11.010, PMID:23101780 (November 2012)

"A randomized, double-blind comparison of oral aprepitant alone compared with aprepitant and transdermal scopolamine for prevention of postoperative nausea and vomiting"
Green MS, Green P, Malayaman SN, Neubert LJ, Hepler M and Horrow JC
Br J Anaesth, 109(5):716-22, DOI:10.1093/bja/aes233, Epub July 24, 2012 (November 2012)

"Mounier-Kuhn Syndrome - Anesthetic Experience"
Green MS, Ushakumari D and Gewal N
Case Rep Anesthesiol, Vol.2012, Article ID 674918, 2 pages, DOI:10.1155/2012/674918, PMID:22606408 (2012)

Book Chapters

"Coagulation Testing"
Mueksch J, Horrow JC, Weber N and Green MS
In: Principles and Practice of Cardiopulmonary Bypass, Eds. Gravlee GP, Davis RF, Kurusz M, Utley JR, 4th ed., Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, Baltimore (2014)

"Arterial Cannulation - Insertion and Removal" (Saththasivam P and Green MS)
"Ventilator Management" (Chawla N and Green MS)
"Local Anesthetics in Simple Procedures" (DiChiara J and Green MS)
In: Clinical Procedures for Health Professionals, Eds. Auth P, Multak N, 1st ed., Jones and Bartlett, Burlington (2013)

"Tracheal intubation"
Howell MD, Kopman DF, Ushakumari D, Sinha AC and Green MS
In: Physicians' Information and Education Resource, American College of Physicians, Philadelphia (2013)

"Anesthetic Management for Myocardial Revascularization"
Green MS, Horrow JC and Hensley FA
In: A Practical Approach to Cardiac Anesthesia, p.548-70, Eds. Hensley FA, Martin DE, Gravlee GP, 5th ed., Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia (2013)

Green MS and Saththasivam P
In: The Five Munute Anesthesia Consult, Eds. Singh-Radcliff N, Gupta A, 1st ed., Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, Philadelphia (2012)

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: 215.762.1524
Fax: 215.762.8656