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Eric Wilkens, MD


Associate Professor, Clinical Anesthesiology

Telephone:  215-707-3326

Email: eric.wilkens@tuhs.temple.edu



Department of Anesthesiology


Educational Background:


BS, Biophysical Chemistry, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, 1994


MD, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, 1999


Internship, General Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, 2000


Residency, Anesthesiology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, 2003


Fellowship, Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, 2004


MPH, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY, 2009


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board certification(s):


  • Anesthesiology
  • Echocardiography

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  • American Society of Anesthesiologists
  • Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists

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Books and Book Chapters:


Wilkens EP. "Anesthesia for Airway Procedures," in Encyclopedia of Otolaryngology. (Stillianos, Springer), 2013.


Wilkens EP. "Congenital Heart Surgery," in Pocket Guide for Anesthesia. (Atchabaian and Gupta, McGraw-Hill), 2013


Wilkens EP. "Disorders of Calcium," in Mosby's Guide to Anesthesia. Published mid to late 2013.


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Recent Medically Related Publications, Obtained from PubMed (Click on PubMed ID to view abstract)

21319555. Wilkens EP, Klein GM, Mechanical ventilation in disaster situations: a new paradigm using the AGILITIES Score System. Am J Disaster Med 5:6(369-84)2010 Nov-Dec

16192514. Wilkens EP, Yates BJ, Pretreatment with ondansetron blunts plasma vasopressin increases associated with morphine administration in ferrets. Anesth Analg 101:4(1029-33, table of contents)2005 Oct

10344217. Wilkens EP, Freije D, Xu J, Nusskern DR, Suzuki H, Isaacs SD, Wiley K, Bujnovsky P, Meyers DA, Walsh PC, Isaacs WB, No evidence for a role of BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutations in Ashkenazi Jewish families with hereditary prostate cancer. Prostate 39:4(280-4)1999 Jun 1

9489747. O'Donovan KJ, Wilkens EP, Baraban JM, Sequential expression of Egr-1 and Egr-3 in hippocampal granule cells following electroconvulsive stimulation. J Neurochem 70:3(1241-8)1998 Mar




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