James Berry, M.D., is a Professor in the Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Management at UT Southwestern Medical Center, where he also serves as the Vice Chair for Faculty Affairs. He specializes in anesthesia for adult ENT patients.
Dr. Berry earned his medical degree and completed a residency in anesthesiology at the UT Health Science Center at Houston. He received advanced training in anesthesiology through a fellowship at St. Thomas' Hospital in London.
Certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology, he joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2016.
Dr. Berry is the Associate Editor for Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine and a section editor for Anesthesiology – Mind to Mind. He served on the environmental task force for the American Society of Anesthesiologists and on the sustainability committee for the Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation. He currently serves as a senior examiner for the American Board of Anesthesiology.
He is a member of the Texas Society of Anesthesiologists and the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society. In 2006 and 2007, Dr. Berry received the Perioperative Innovation Award from Vanderbilt University Medical Center, for his work with wearable computing and virtual presence in the operating room.
Dr. Berry has delivered scores of national and international presentations, edited the second edition of the book Anesthesia Equipment: Principles and Applications, and published numerous academic articles related to anesthesia. He holds a number of patents related to the recovery and potential reuse of volatile anesthetics.
Education & Training
- Medical School - UT Health Science Center at Houston (1980-1984)
- Internship - CHRISTUS Saint Joseph Hospital (1984-1985), Anesthesiology
- Residency - University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (1987-1990), Anesthesiology
Professional Associations & Affiliations
- Board Examiner, American Board of Anesthesiology (2005)
Honors & Awards
- Alpha Omega Alpha 1983, Medical Honor Society - Life Member
- Recycling pharmaceuticals
- Pain Management
Hyperbaric Medicine Unit, Institute for Exercise and Environmental Medicine
Texas Health Presbyterian Dallas
Anesthesia Equipment: Principles and Applications, 2edAnesthesia Equipment: Principles and Applications, 2ed
Ehrenwerth, J; Eisenkraft, JB; Berry, JM (2013), Philadelphia, Elsevier
My Postop Visit
An Evaluation of Induced Failure Modes in the Belmont® Rapid InfuserAn Evaluation of Induced Failure Modes in the Belmont® Rapid Infuser.
Boyer RB, Hocking KM, Booth GS, Berry JM, Spain TW, Michaels DR, Sandberg WS, Pilla MA Anesthesia and analgesia 2016 Apr 122 4 1062-9
Severe bradycardia associated with suspension laryngoscopy
Technical communication: An initial evaluation of a novel anesthetic scavenging interface
Risk of burnout in perioperative clinicians: a survey study and literature review
Reversal of profound vecuronium-induced neuromuscular block under sevoflurane anesthesia: sugammadex versus neostigmineReversal of profound vecuronium-induced neuromuscular block under sevoflurane anesthesia: sugammadex versus neostigmine.
Lemmens HJ, El-Orbany MI, Berry J, Morte JB, Martin G BMC anesthesiology 2010 Sep 10 15
Selective local anesthetic placement using ultrasound guidance and neurostimulation for infraclavicular brachial plexus blockSelective local anesthetic placement using ultrasound guidance and neurostimulation for infraclavicular brachial plexus block.
Bowens C, Gupta RK, O'Byrne WT, Schildcrout JS, Shi Y, Hawkins JJ, Michaels DR, Berry JM Anesthesia and analgesia 2010 May 110 5 1480-5
Recognizing changes in patient condition on a postsurgical unit
The laryngeal mask airway for awake craniotomy in the pediatric patient: report of three cases
Body morphology and the speed of cutaneous rewarming
The effects of intentional hyperthermia on the Thrombelastograph and the Sonoclot analyserThe effects of intentional hyperthermia on the Thrombelastograph and the Sonoclot analyser.
Pivalizza EG, Koch SM, Mehlhorn U, Berry JM, Bu International journal of hyperthermia : the official journal of European Society for Hyperthermic Oncology, North American Hyperthermia Group 1999 May-Jun 15 3 217-23
Sudden asystole during craniotomy: unrecognized phenytoin toxicity
A cost-construction model to assess the total cost of an anesthesiology residency program
Effects of hyperbaric hyperoxia on cardiac and regional hemodynamics in conscious dogs
The use of esmolol in whole-body hyperthermia: cardiovascular effectsThe use of esmolol in whole-body hyperthermia: cardiovascular effects.
Berry JM, Michalsen A, Nagle V, Bull JM International journal of hyperthermia : the official journal of European Society for Hyperthermic Oncology, North American Hyperthermia Group 1997 May-Jun 13 3 261-8
Response to "Ethical concerns in anesthetic care for patients with do-not-resusitate orders"
The antiemetic effect of lorazepam after outpatient strabismus surgery in children
Etomidate myoclonus and the open globe
Comets and life
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