Dr. James (Jake) H. Abernathy, III,
Chief, Division of Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology
Program Director, Cardiothoracic Fellowship
Director, Vascular Anesthesiology
Cardiac Anesthesiology Fellowship
General Surgery Internship
Doctor of Medicine
Master of Public Health
Bachelor of Science
Principal Investigator: Mathew, J (Duke University)
Principal Investigator: Pronovost, P
Principal Investigator: Abernathy, JH III
Gary Palmer II, J. H. Abernathy, Greg Swinton, David Allison, Joel Greenstein, Scott Shappell, Kevin Juang. Realizing Improved Patient Care through Human-centered Operating Room Design (RIPCHORD): A Human Factors Methodology for Observing Flow Disruptions in the Cardiothoracic Operating Room. Anesthesiology. Submitted.
Joyce A. Wahr, Richard L. Prager, J.H. Abernathy, Elizabeth A. Martinez, et al. Scientific Statement on Patient Safety in the Cardiac Operating Room: Human Factors and Teamwork. Circulation. Submitted.
Wahr J, Abernathy JH 3rd. Environmental Hygiene in the Operating Room: Cleanliness, Godliness, and Reality. Anesthesia Clinics of North America. Submitted.
Priyadarshini R. Pennathur, David Thompson, James H. Abernathy III, Elizabeth A. Martinez, Peter J. Pronovost Laura Bauer, Lisa H. Lubomski, Jill A. Marsteller and Ayse P. Gurses. Technologies in the Wild (TiW) : Human Factors Implications for Patient Safety in the Cardiovascular Operating Room. Submitted.
"Epicardial Echo: not only when TEE is contraindicated" 11th International Congress of Cardiothoracic & Vascular Anesthesia. Berlin, Germany. September, 2008.
"Fast Anatomic Trans-thoracic Echocardiography Exam (FATE) Workshop" 11th International Congress of Cardiothoracic & Vascular Anesthesia. Berlin, Germany. September, 2008.
Moderator, "Diastology". Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists 34th Annual Meeting. Miami, FL. May 2013.
"FOCUS Case Studies: Using human error to learn" Problem Based Learning Discussion. Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists 34th Annual Meetipg. Miami, FL. May 2013.
"FOCUS in the US: Advances generated by the collaborative." Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologist 18th Annual Update on Cardiopulmonary Bypass. Snowmass, CO. February 2013.
"Hands on Thromboelastogram". Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologist 18th Annual Update on Cardiopulmonary Bypass. Snowmass, CO. February 2013.
American Board of Anesthesiology, April 2006, Certificate number: 38998
Diplomate, National Board of Echocardiography, Perioperative Transesophageal Echocardiography, 2006
Fellow, American Society of Echocardiography, 2008
Advanced Cardiac Life Support
South Carolina Medical License
American Board of Anesthesiology
Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologist, 2005 - Present
Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists Foundation
American Society of Anesthesiologists, 2002 - Present
American Heart Association, 2009 - Present
American Society of Echocardiography, 2007 - Present
South Carolina Society of Anesthesiologists, 2006 - Present