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Matthew J. Griffee, M.D.

Specialties

  • Anesthesiology

Languages

  • English

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Bio

Matthew Griffee is an anesthesiologist with subspecialty training in critical care. His clinical interests center on intensive care for patients following cardiothoracic surgery, such as coronary artery bypass grafting, valve replacement surgery, and lung cancer surgery. He has expertise in caring for patients with ventricular assist devices and in ICU care for heart and lung transplant recipients. His research and teaching interests center on the use of echocardiography to guide resuscitation and emergency treatment of right heart failure/acute pulmonary hypertension.

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Anesthesiology - Assistant Professor (Clinical)
Board Certification American Board of Anesthesiology
American Board of Anesthesiology (Sub: Critical Care Medicine)
American Board of Internal Medicine

Academic Profile

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Anesthesiology - Assistant Professor (Clinical)
Board Certification American Board of Anesthesiology
American Board of Anesthesiology (Sub: Critical Care Medicine)
American Board of Internal Medicine

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. Matthew Griffee is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Anesthesiology. He provides anesthesia and perioperative medical care for patients in the University Medical Center, the Huntsman Cancer Institute, and at the Salt Lake City VA. He teaches anesthesiology residents, medical students, and residents in the classroom, operating room, and intensive care unit.

In addition to working in the operating rooms, Dr. Griffee is an attending critical care physician in the surgical ICU at the university and at the VA medical center. Dr. Griffee provides comprehensive critical care services including assessment and treatment of organ failure, post-operative pain and cognitive dysfunction, and evidence-based risk reduction to avoid common complications of hospital care.

Dr. Griffee's has clinical research projects on the impact of emergency echocardiography for evaluation of hemodynamic instability in the operating room and ICU and on novel echo Doppler indices of pulmonary hypertension.

Dr. Griffee has experience in development of a multidisciplinary blood conservation protocol for cardiac surgery patients and the in the role of echocardiography in treatment of septic shock.

Dr. Griffee teaches anesthesia, surgery, and emergency medicine residents on ICU rotations. His ICU didactic topics include paradigms in post-operative care for open heart surgery patients, care for patients with ventricular assist devices, and evaluation and treatment of right heart failure. In addition, Dr. Griffee has a teaching interest in respiratory physiology and lung-protective mechanical ventilation.

Education

Education History

Type School Degree
Fellowship Oregon Health and Science University
Critical Care Medicine
Fellow
Chief Resident Oregon Health and Science University
Chief Resident
Residency Oregon Health and Science University
Anesthesiology
Resident
Residency University of Utah
Internal Medicine
Resident
Professional Medical University of Washington
Medicine
M.D.
Undergraduate University of Washington
Cell Biology
B.S.

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