Elizabeth Kao, MD

Anesthesiology - Board Certified  2011 - American Board of Anesthesiology

New York State License    256759


Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio
Categorical Anesthesiology - June 2006 – 2010
Cleveland Clinic is a not-for-profit, multi-specialty academic medical center.
US News & World Report ranks Cleveland Clinic as one of America's top hospitals.

House Staff Association: the representative body of The Cleveland Clinic residents
Vice President - July 2009 – 2010
Social Chair - April 2008 – June 2009

Resident Education Advisory Committee Member 2009-2010

Resident Member of 2009-2010 Graduate Medical Education Committee

2008 – 2009 Anesthesia Residency Selection Committee

University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Buffalo, NY
Doctor of Medicine - August 2002 – degree conferred May 2006
Editor – Class of 2006 Yearbook
Cornell University, College of Arts and Sciences, Ithaca, NY
Bachelor of Arts, Biology and Society with a concentration in Health and Society
Spring 1998 - degree conferred May 2001
Dean’s List - Fall 2000
Writer and Editor – Caduceus, the Cornell premed newsletter

University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Fall 1997 – transferred to Cornell

HONORS AND AWARDS               
First Place Presentation at the 2008 Midwest Anesthesia Residents Conference (MARC)
First Place Presentation at the 2007 Ohio Society of Anesthesiologists (OSA) Meeting

Morbidity and Mortality Associated with Open Chest after Isolated Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting – abstract and oral presentations at ASA, MARC, OSA, and Cleveland Clinic Resident Research Day.


Lee JE. Naqi SA. Kao E. Dietert RR. Embryonic exposure to lead: comparison of immune and cellular responses in unchallenged and virally stressed chickens. Archives of Toxicology. 75(11-12):717-24, 2002 Jan.

Bunn TL. Parsons PJ. Kao E. Dietert RR. Exposure to lead during critical windows of embryonic development: differential immunotoxic outcome based on stage of exposure and gender. Toxicological Sciences. 64(1):57-66, 2001 Nov.

Bunn TL. Parsons PJ. Kao E. Dietert RR. Gender-based profiles of developmental immunotoxicity to lead in the rat: assessment in juveniles and adults. Journal of Toxicology & Environmental Health Part A. 64(3):223-40, 2001 Oct 12.


Kao, E. “Reorienting the Self.” Yell-Oh Girls: Writing About Culture, Identity and Growing Up, ed V. Nam. Harper Collins. 2001

American Society of Anesthesiologists
The Society for Ambulatory Anesthesia

New York Organ Donor Network, New York, NY
Communications Consent Coordinator
June 2001 – July 2002
Comprehensive evaluations of all potential cadaveric tissue donors.
Grief counseling to families of potential donors and obtained informed consent.
Allocated consented tissues to various tissue banks.
Coordination of tissue recovery procurement.

Language SKILLS - Proficient in Taiwanese and Mandarin.




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