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Jeffrey K. Lu, M.D.

Vice-Chair, Department Clinical Affairs, Department of Anesthesiology

Specialties

Languages

  • English

Clinical Details

Schedule An Appointment Clinical Office Address
(801) 581-6393 University Hospital
Anesthesiology
50 N Medical Dr
Salt Lake City, UT 84132
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Bio

Dr. Lu completed his residency in 1991 and has completed a fellowship in Pediatric Anesthesiology at Childrens' Hospital, Boston, MA. He is board certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology. He also has special training and experience in transesophageal echocardiography, post-operative pain management, cardiac anesthesia, and liver transplant anesthesia. He practices at the University of Utah Hospital, the University of Utah Orthopaedic Center, South Jordan Medical Center, the Salt Lake City Veterans Administration Hospital, and Salt Lake City's Shriner's Hospital.

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Anesthesiology - Professor (Clinical)
Board Certification American Board of Anesthesiology
American Board of Anesthesiology (Sub: Pediatric Anesthesiology)

Academic Profile

Research Interests

  • Analgesics and postoperative respiratory responses
  • Effect of anesthetics and analgesics on respiratory responses to carbon dioxide
  • Biophysical mechanisms of action of anesthetics upon lipids and proteins
  • Effect of anesthetics and analgesics on respiratory responses to hypoxia

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Anesthesiology - Professor (Clinical)
Board Certification American Board of Anesthesiology
American Board of Anesthesiology (Sub: Pediatric Anesthesiology)

Academic Office Locations

Academic Office Phone Number Academic Office Address
(801) 581-6393 School of Medicine
Anesthesiology
30 N Medical Dr
Salt Lake City, UT 84132

Academic Bio

Dr. Lu received a Bachelor of Arts Degree from St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota, then a Medical Doctor's Degree from the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis. He has 20 peer-reviewed publications and has conducted original research in the area of opioid-induced respiratory depression. He has served as an editor for the University of Utah Department of Anesthesiology's annual review course in anesthesia and is an ad hoc reviewer of the Cochrane Anesthesia Review Group. He regularly lectures to the anesthesia residents in his department. He is a past-president of the Utah Society of Anesthesiologists. Dr. Lu served on the American Society of Anesthesiologists' Self-Education and Evaluation (ASA SEE) committee and currently serves as an editor on the Anesthesia Continuing Education (ASA ACE) Committee.

Education

Education History

Type School Degree
Research Fellow University of Utah
Anesthesiology
Research Fellow
Fellowship Children's Hospital of Boston
Pediatric Anesthesiology
Fellow
Residency University of Utah Hospital
Anesthesiology
Resident
Internship Hennepin County Medical Center
Intern
Professional Medical University of Minnesota
M.D.
Undergraduate St. Olaf College
Chemistry
B.A.

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