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Sean D. Overton

Sean D. Overton, MD

Languages spoken: English
  • After finishing medical school at St. Louis University, Dr. Overton completed training in Anesthesia at the University of Utah and fellowship training in Critical Care Medicine at the University of Iowa. He has since been employed at the University of Utah and Salt Lake City VA Medical as an Anesthesiologist and Intensivist. Within the department of Anesthesiology he serves as Vice Chair and Section Head of Critical Care Services. Dr. Overton also serves as Medical Director of the Cardiovascular Intensive Care unit where he leads a team of physicians providing both routine post cardiac surgery care and advanced mechanical support.

    In addition to his administrative roles Dr. Overton also remains active in medical education and clinical medicine. He routinely lectures on advanced critical care topics and serves on the medical school applicant selection committee. His leadership role and clinical work in the CVICU has developed into interest in advanced heart failure and mechanical support. He plays a key role in the ECMO program and has interest in promoting ECMO education within the region.

    Specialties

    Board Certification and Academic Information

    Academic Departments Anesthesiology - Primary
  • After finishing medical school at St. Louis University, Dr. Overton completed training in Anesthesia at the University of Utah and fellowship training in Critical Care Medicine at the University of Iowa. He has since been employed at the University of Utah and Salt Lake City VA Medical as an Anesthesiologist and Intensivist. Within the department of Anesthesiology he serves as Vice Chair and Section Head of Critical Care Services. Dr. Overton also serves as Medical Director of the Cardiovascular Intensive Care unit where he leads a team of physicians providing both routine post cardiac surgery care and advanced mechanical support.

    In addition to his administrative roles Dr. Overton also remains active in medical education and clinical medicine. He routinely lectures on advanced critical care topics and serves on the medical school applicant selection committee. His leadership role and clinical work in the CVICU has developed into interest in advanced heart failure and mechanical support. He plays a key role in the ECMO program and has interest in promoting ECMO education within the region.

    Board Certification and Academic Information

    Academic Departments Anesthesiology -Primary

    Research interests

    • Critical Care
    • Patient Simulation

    Education history

    Graduate Training Masters in business administration focused on healthcare administration - University of Colorado-Denver MBA
    Critical Care - University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics Fellow
    Residency Anesthesiology - University of Utah School of Medicine Resident
    General Surgery - University of Utah School of Medicine Intern
    Professional Medical Medicine - St. Louis University M.D.
    Health Sciences - Boise State University B.S.