Ultrasound-Guided Regional Anesthesia for Cardiac Surgery
Learn techniques and indications for performing ultrasound-guided regional anesthesia for chest wall surgeries. Dr. Teames will discuss the types of chest wall procedures that may benefit from the use of ultrasound-guided regional anesthesia, and share his personal tips for success.
Dr. Richard Teames is a dedicated anesthesiologist with a unique background in nursing who excels in working with trauma and critical care patients. He trained at the busiest trauma center in the U.S. and has exceptional regional skills and ultrasound technique in multiple nerve block modalities. He is currently the Director of Regional Anesthesia at John Peter Smith hospital as well as the National Clinical Director of Regional Anesthesia for Envision Physician Services. Dr. Teames is an Officer in the United States Army Reserve Medical Corp. His clinical interests include acute pain management, regional anesthesia, advance airway techniques, and cardiovascular anesthesia. He has a genuine interest and enthusiasm for teaching clinical and acute pain/regional anesthesia and is a bilingual (English/Spanish) patient advocate.