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Clinical Instructor, Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine
Current Research and Scholarly Interests Pediatric pain, palliative care, regional anethesia, and acupuncture.
Professor of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine at Stanford University Medical Center
Current Research and Scholarly Interests Clinical Pharmacology of Anesthetics
Theodore Leng, MD, FACS
Associate Professor of Ophthalmology and, by courtesy, of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine (Adult MSD) at the Stanford University Medical Center
Current Research and Scholarly Interests Dr. Leng was the first surgeon in California to perform a subretinal transplant of adult neural stem cells into patients with macular degeneration and is actively researching cellular, biologic and laser-based therapies for macular degeneration. He also has an active program in imaging informatics and deep learning to perform big data analyses of retinal scans to identify patients who are at risk for retinal disease deterioration. The end goal is earlier detection and rapid treatment to maximize visual outcomes.
Dr. Leng is considered a leading expert on optical coherence tomography (OCT), a non-invasive and non-contact imaging technique for the retina. He is also a leader in OCT-based angiography (OCTA), a novel way of imaging the microvasculature of the retina.
Clinical Professor, Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine
Current Research and Scholarly Interests - Intrathecal / Intraspinal Analgesics
- Ziconotide (Prialt)
- Industry-supported clinical trials
Professor of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine (Adult MSD) at the Palo Alto Veterans Affairs Health Care System
Current Research and Scholarly Interests Research Interests
I1. Care of the critically ill outside of the ICU
A. Development and evaluation of Medical Emergency Teams (aka. Rapid
B. Detecting deterioration of non-ICU patients
C. Cardiac arrest teams
II. Training for patient care crises -- emphasis on use of patient simulation methods
A. ICU team training
B. Simulation in medical student ICU education
C. Resuscitation skills for code blue and RRT responses