W. Scott Jellish
M.D.,Ph.D., American Board of Anesthesiology
  • Professor
  • Department Chairperson, Anesthesiology
  • Anesthesiology
Nonheart Surgery for Patients with Heart Disease, Neuroanesthesia, General Anesthesia, Postoperative Pain Control, Prevention of Postoperative Nausea/Vomiting
Board Certifications
  • Anesthesiology - General Cert: AM Board of Anesthesiology

Editorial to accompany the manuscript "Checklist for anesthesiological process: analysis of risks"Jellish,W. S.Minerva anestesiologica 2014 ; ( ):

NeuroanesthesiaJellish,W. S.; Edelstein,S.Handbook of clinical neurology 2014 ;121( ):1623-1633

Somatosensory evoked potentials help prevent positioning-related brachial plexus injury during skull base surgeryJellish,W. S.; Sherazee,G.; Patel,J.; Cunanan,R.; Steele,J.; Garibashvilli,K.; Baldwin,M.; Anderson,D.; Leonetti,J. P.Otolaryngology--head and neck surgery : official journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery 2013 ;149(1):168-173

Failure to achieve target heart rates during perioperative beta blockade for noncardiac surgeryKleinman,B.; Jellish,W. S.; Wall,M. J.; Vis,L.Journal of Clinical Outcomes Management 2012 ;19(2):61-6 (17 ref)

Anesthetic and recovery profiles of lidocaine versus mepivacaine for spinal anesthesia in patients undergoing outpatient orthopedic arthroscopic proceduresPawlowski,J.; Orr,K.; Kim,K. M.; Pappas,A. L.; Sukhani,R.; Jellish,W. S.Journal of clinical anesthesia 2012 ;24(2):109-115

The effect of propofol/remifentanil rapid-induction technique without muscle relaxants on intraocular pressure.Hanna,S. F.; Ahmad,F.; Pappas,A. L.; Mikat-Stevens,M.; Jellish,W. S.; Kleinman,B.; Avramov,M. N.Journal of clinical anesthesia 2010 ;22(6):437-442

Laparoscopic fundoplication with or without pyloroplasty in patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease after lung transplantation: how I do it.Davis,C. S.; Jellish,W. S.; Fisichella,P. M.Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery 2010 ;14(9):1434-1441

Facial nerve electromyographic monitoring to predict movement in patients titrated to a standard anesthetic depth.Jellish,W. S.; Leonetti,J. P.; Buoy,C. M.; Sinacore,J. M.; Sawicki,K. J.; Macken,M. P.Anesthesia & Analgesia 2009 ;109(2):551-558

Use of postanesthesia discharge criteria to reduce discharge delays for inpatients in the postanesthesia care unitBrown,I.; Jellish,W. S.; Kleinman,B.; Fluder,E.; Sawicki,K.; Katsaros,J.; Rahman,R.Journal of clinical anesthesia 2008 ;20(3):175-179

Perioperative and long-term operative outcomes after surgery for trigeminal neuralgia: microvascular decompression vs percutaneous balloon ablation.Jellish,W. S.; Benedict,W.; Owen,K.; Anderson,D.; Fluder,E.; Shea,J. F.Head & Face Medicine 2008 ;4( ):11

Patient-controlled analgesia combined with either ondansetron or ondansetron plus prochlorperazine for control of pain and nausea and vomiting in patients undergoing abdominal surgeryJellish,W. S.; Owen,K.; Fluder,E.; Sawicki,K.; Sinacore,J.Journal of clinical anesthesia 2008 ;20(8):594-600

Intrathecal magnesium sulfate administration at the time of experimental ischemia improves neurological functioning by reducing acute and delayed loss of motor neurons in the spinal cord.Jellish,W. S.; Zhang,X.; Langen,K. E.; Spector,M. S.; Scalfani,M. T.; White,F. A.Anesthesiology 2008 ;108(1):78-86

Avoidance and management of trigeminocardiac reflex complicating awake-craniotomy.Prabhu,V. C.; Bamber,N. I.; Shea,J. F.; Jellish,W. S.Clinical Neurology & Neurosurgery 2008 ;110(10):1064-1067

Cortical mapping in the resection of cerebral gliomas: surgical considerationsPrabhu,V. C.; Benedict,W.; Primeau,M.; Blodgett-Dycus,C.; Macken,M.; Hacein-Bey,L.; Jellish,W. S.Contemporary Neurosurgery 2007 ;29(2):

Cortical mapping in the resection of cerebral gliomas: anesthetic considerationsPrabhu,V. C.; Vargas,C.; Benedict,W.; Owen,K.; Jellish,W. S.Contemporary Neurosurgery 2007 ;29(1):

Morphine/ondansetron PCA for postoperative pain, nausea, and vomiting after skull base surgery.Jellish,W. S.; Leonetti,J. P.; Sawicki,K.; Anderson,D.; Origitano,T. C.Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2006 ;135(2):175-181

Anesthetic issues and perioperative blood pressure management in patients who have cerebrovascular diseases undergoing surgical proceduresJellish,W. S.Neurologic clinics 2006 ;24(4):647-659

Ketamine: a safe effective agent for pain procedures in pediatric burn patientsJellish,W. S.Journal of Burn Care & Research 2006 ;27( ):217

Anesthetic considerations in spine surgeryLangen,K.; Jellish,W. S.; Ghanayem,A.Contemporary Spine Surgery 2006 ;7( ):1-8

Long-term results with operated sinus tympani retraction cholesteatoma.Leonetti,J. P.; Marzo,S. J.; Beauchamp,M. M.; Jellish,W. S.Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2006 ;135(1):152-154

Effect of prone positioning systems on hemodynamic and cardiac function during lumbar spine surgery: an echocardiographic study.Dharmavaram,S.; Jellish,W. S.; Nockels,R. P.; Shea,J.; Mehmood,R.; Ghanayem,A.; Kleinman,B.; Jacobs,W.Spine 2006 ;31(12):1388-1393

Malfunction of the divan ventilator on Drager Narkomed 6000.Davis,A.; Kleinman,B.; Jellish,W. S.Anesthesia patient safety newsletter 2005 ;20(1):6-7

Effect of metoclopramide on gastric fluid volumes in diabetic patients who have fasted before elective surgery.Jellish,W. S.; Kartha,V.; Fluder,E.; Slogoff,S.Anesthesiology 2005 ;102(5):904-909

The effect of clonidine on cell survival, glutamate, and aspartate release in normo- and hyperglycemic rats after near complete forebrain ischemia.Jellish,W. S.; Murdoch,J.; Kindel,G.; Zhang,X.; White,F. A.Experimental Brain Research 2005 ;167(4):526-534

Standard anesthetic technique for middle ear surgical procedures: a comparison of desflurane and sevoflurane.Jellish,W. S.; Owen,K.; Edelstein,S.; Fluder,E.; Leonetti,J. P.Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2005 ;133(2):269-274

Does perioperative bispectral index monitoring decrease time to extubation in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass graft procedures?Mukherji,J.; Jellish,W. S.; LeVan,P.Internet Journal of Anesthesiology 2004 ; (1):

An improved method for measurement of glutamate and aspartate by high-performance liquid chromatography with o-phthalaldehyde manual derivatization.Zhang,X.; Kindel,G.; Jellish,W. S.Preclinica 2003 ;1(1):87-91

The effect of spinal bupivacaine in combination with either epidural clonidine and/or 0.5% bupivacaine administered at the incision site on postoperative outcome in patients undergoing lumbar laminectomy.Jellish,W. S.; Abodeely,A.; Fluder,E. M.; Shea,J.Anesthesia & Analgesia 2003 ;96(3):874-880

Spinal anaesthesia for spinal surgeryJellish,W. S.; Shea,J. F.Best Practice & Research.Clinical Anaesthesiology 2003 ;17(3):323-334

Hemodynamic stability, myocardial ischemia, and perioperative outcome after carotid surgery with remifentanil/propofol or isoflurane/fentanyl anesthesia.Jellish,W. S.; Sheikh,T.; Baker,W. H.; Louie,E. K.; Slogoff,S.Journal of neurosurgical anesthesiology 2003 ;15(3):176-184

Perioperative management of complex skull base surgery: the anesthesiologist's point of viewJellish,W. S.; Murdoch,J.; Leonetti,J. P.Neurosurgical Focus 2002 ;12(5):e5

The effects of clonidine premedication and scalp infiltration of lidocaine on hemodynamic responses to laryngoscopy and skull pin head-holder insertion during skull base procedures.Jellish,W. S.; Theard,M. A.; Cheng,M. A.; Leonetti,J. P.; Crowder,C. M.; Tempelhoff,R.Skull Base: An Interdisciplinary Approach 2001 ;11(3):169-176

Topical lidocaine and/or phonophoresis therapy with topical lidocaine gel at skin harvest sites for postoperative analgesia in burn patientsJellish,W. S.; Gamelli,R. L.; Fluder,E. M.Anesthesia & Analgesia 2001 ;92(S3):S256

Hypercapnia related to a faulty adult co-axial breathing circuit.Jellish,W. S.; Nolan,T.; Kleinman,B.Anesthesia & Analgesia 2001 ;93(4):973-974

Two-day, consecutive staged surgery for advanced skull base tumorsOrigitano,T. C.; Leonetti,J. P.; Anderson,D. E.; Jellish,W. S.Skull Base Surgery 2000 ;10(Supplement 1):24

Comparison of postoperative variables observed after differing surgical approaches to the skull baseJellish,W. S.; Leonetti,J. P.; Anderson,D.; Fluder,E.Skull Base Surgery 2000 ;10(Supplement 1):12

Remifentanil-based anesthesia versus a propofol technique for otologic surgical procedures.Jellish,W. S.; Leonetti,J. P.; Avramov,A.; Fluder,E.; Murdoch,J.Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2000 ;122(2):222-227

Recovery from neuromuscular blockade after either bolus and prolonged infusions of cisatracurium or rocuronium using either isoflurane or propofol-based anesthetics.Jellish,W. S.; Brody,M.; Sawicki,K.; Slogoff,S.Anesthesia & Analgesia 2000 ;91(5):1250-1255

Medical School
  • Rush Medical College of Rush University
  • Washington University School of Medicine, Anesthesiology
  • Washington University School of Medicine, Neuroanesthesiology
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