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Adam W. Meier

Adam W. Meier, DO

Languages spoken: English, Portuguese
  • Dr. Meier earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. He went on to receive his medical degree from Midwestern University in 2007. Dr. Meier was awarded an HPSP scholarship by the United States Air Force and served as an active duty Flight Surgeon for four years in San Antonio, TX. After honorably serving his country, Dr. Meier completed his residency training in Anesthesiology at the University of Michigan in 2015. He then went on to complete a fellowship in Regional Anesthesiology and Acute Pain Medicine at Virginia Mason Medical Center in Seattle, Washington. In 2016, Dr. Meier was appointed as an Assistant Professor (Clinical) in the University of Utah Department of Anesthesiology. He was promoted early to Associate Professor (Clinical) in the Department of Anesthesiology in 2021.

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  • Dr. Meier earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. He went on to receive his medical degree from Midwestern University in 2007. Dr. Meier was awarded an HPSP scholarship by the United States Air Force and served as an active duty Flight Surgeon for four years in San Antonio, TX. After honorably serving his country, Dr. Meier completed his residency training in Anesthesiology at the University of Michigan in 2015. He then went on to complete a fellowship in Regional Anesthesiology and Acute Pain Medicine at Virginia Mason Medical Center in Seattle, Washington. In 2016, Dr. Meier was appointed as an Assistant Professor (Clinical) in the University of Utah Department of Anesthesiology. He was promoted early to Associate Professor (Clinical) in the Department of Anesthesiology in 2021.

    Board Certification and Academic Information

    Academic Departments Anesthesiology -Primary

    Education history

    Fellowship Regional Anesthesiology & Acute Pain Medicine - Virginia Mason Medical Center Fellow
    Anesthesiology - University of Michigan Hospitals Resident
    Internship San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium (U.S. Air Force) Intern
    Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine D.O.
    Undergraduate Exercise Science - Brigham Young University B.S.

    Selected Publications

    Journal Article

    1. Radtke L, Blackburn BE, Kapron CR, Erickson JA, Meier AW, Anderson LA, Gililland JM, Archibeck MJ, Pelt CE (2024). The Journal of Arthroplasty Outpatient Total Joint Arthroplasty at a High-Volume Academic Center: An Analysis of Failure to Launch. J Arthroplasty.
    2. Meier AW, Buys MJ, Gill M, Piacenza EW, Nguyen L, Allen CM, Stuart AR, Gililland J, Johnson KB (2020). The Effect of Audiovisual Distraction On Patient-Controlled Sedation Under Spinal Anesthesia: A Prospective, Randomized Trial. J Clin Monit Comput, 35(2), 355-361.
    3. Flaherty JM, Auyong DB, Yuan SC, Lin SE, Meier AW, Biehl TR, Helton WS, Slee A, Hanson NA (2019). Continuous Transversus Abdominis Plane Block for Primary Open Inguinal Hernia Repair: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial. Pain Med, 21(2), e201-7.
    4. Meier AW, Auyong DB, Yuan SC, Lin SE, Flaherty JM, Hanson NA (2019). Reply to Mileo et al. Reg Anesth Pain Med. (Read full article)
    5. Meier AW, Auyong DB, Yuan SC, Lin SE, Flaherty JM, Hanson NA (2017). Comparison of Continuous Proximal Versus Distal Adductor Canal Blocks for Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Noninferiority Trial. Reg Anesth Pain Med, 43(1), 36-42. (Read full article)
    6. Meier AW, Auyong DB, Yuan SC, Lin SE, Flaherty JM, Hanson NA (Jan 2018). Comparison of Continuous Proximal Versus Distal Adductor Canal Blocks for Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Noninferiority Trial. Reg Anesth Pain Med, 43(1), 36-42.

    Commentary

    1. Meier AW, Buys MJ, Johnson KB (2020). Multimodal Analgesia for Spine Surgery: Comment. Anesthesiology, 133(4), 953. (Read full article)

    Case Report

    1. Koniuch KL, Harris B, Buys MJ, Meier AW (2018). Case Report of a Massive Thigh Hematoma after Adductor Canal Block in a Morbidly Obese Woman Anticoagulated with Apixaban. Case Rep Anesthesiol, 2018, 7653202. (Read full article)
    2. Koniuch KL, Harris B, Buys MJ, Meier AW (08/13/2018). Case Report of a Massive Thigh Hematoma after Adductor Canal Block in a Morbidly Obese Woman Anticoagulated with Apixaban. Case Rep Anesthesiol, 2018(7653202), 1-4.
    3. Meier AW, Kim M, Yuan SC (05/13/17). A Selective Anterior Obturator Nerve Block for Total Hip Arthorplasty. 4(1), 45-46.
    4. Meier AW, Lin SE, Hanson NA, Auyong DB (2016). A Novel Approach to Brachial Plexus Catheter Management: A Brachial Plexus Test Dose for Phrenic Nerve Paralysis and Patient-Controlled, Demand-Only Dosing for a Patient With Extreme Obesity. A A Case Rep, 7(6), 139-42. (Read full article)

    Letter

    1. Meier AW, Buys MJ, Johnson KB (2020). Multimodal Analgesia for Spine Surgery: Comment. [Letter to the editor]. Anesthesiology.
    2. Meier AW, Auyong DB, Yuan SC, Lin SE, Flaherty JM, Hanson NA (2019). Reply to Mileo et al. [Letter to the editor]. Reg Anesth Pain Med.
    3. Meier AW, Auyong DB, Yuan SC, Lin SE, Flaherty JM, Hanson NA (2018). Reply to Dr Salvadores de Arzuaga et al. [Letter to the editor]. Reg Anesth Pain Med, 43, 653-54.
    4. Meier AW, Auyong DB, Yuan SC, Lin SE, Flaherty JM, Hanson NA (2018). Reply to Dr Salvadores de Arzuaga et al. [Letter to the editor]. Reg Anesth Pain Med, 43(6), 653-654. (Read full article)

    Other

    1. Meier AW, Buys MJ, Gill M, Piacenza EW, Nguyen L, Allen CM, Stuart AR, Gililland J, Johnson KB (2020). The effect of audiovisual distraction on patient-controlled sedation under spinal anesthesia: a prospective, randomized trial. J Clin Monit Comput (35(2), pp. 355-361). Netherlands. (Read full article)
    2. Flaherty JM, Auyong DB, Yuan SC, Lin SE, Meier AW, Biehl TR, Helton WS, Slee A, Hanson NA (2019). Continuous Transversus Abdominis Plane Block for Primary Open Inguinal Hernia Repair: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial. Pain Med (21(2), pp. e201-e207). England. (Read full article)
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