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Clemens M. Ortner, M.D., M.Sc., DESA, is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine at Stanford School of Medicine. He is teaching applications of point-of-care ultrasound in Obstetric Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine. Dr. Ortner is originally from Vienna, Austria, where he received his medical degree at the Medical University of Vienna, in Austria, and the University of Paris XI, in France. After completing residency training as a Diplomate of the European Society of Anesthesiology (DESA) at the Medical University of Vienna, he went for fellowship training in Obstetric Anesthesiology at the University of Washington (UW) in Seattle, Washington. In addition to his clinical expertise in Critical Care Medicine, Obstetric and Cardiac Anesthesiology, Dr. Ortner published original articles on chronic postoperative pain, and Preeclampsia. As recognition for his scientific work he was awarded Honorary Lecturer at the University of Cape Town in South Africa, and the academic title of 'Privat Dozent' and "Associate Professor" at the Medical University of Vienna in Austria. Dr. Ortner has received several awards and honors for his accomplishments in clinical research and education. Besides his clinical work at anesthesia attending physician at Stanford Hospital and Lucile Packard Children's Hospital, Dr. Ortner is directing the anesthesia residency curriculum for applications of Point-of-Care Ultrasound in Anesthesiology and Critical Care of the Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine at Stanford School of Medicine.
Point of Care Ultrasound in Women diagnosed with severe Preeclampsia