Anesthesiology

Thomas McLoughlin, MD

Thomas McLoughlin, MD

Dr. McLoughlin is the Chairman of the Department of Anesthesiology and was the first anesthesiologist at Lehigh Valley Hospital to use intra-operative TEE (Trans-Esophageal Echocardiography).

Dennis Chyung, MD

Dennis Chyung, MD

Dr. Chyung is an expert at TEE and was quickly recruited to join our team by Dr. McLoughlin.Dr. Chyung is one of our fine cardiac anesthesiologists. He was trained at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.

Dr. Aras Ali

Dr. Aras Ali

Dr. Ali also comes to us from Pittsburgh. Also an expert on the use of intra-operative TEE. Another great addition to our team.

Dr. Daniel Weil

Dr. Dan Weil

Dr. Weil trained at the University of Pennsylvania and is another great addition to our team.

Like all of our cardiac anesthesiologists, Dr. Weil is an expert on the use of TEE and has a lot of experience with minimally invasive heart surgery.

Below is a picture of Dr. Weil when he finds out that he's been assigned to my room again!

Another 12 hour case with Ray... oh no!

...but, he brings in backup making sure Mr. James Miller CRNA is nearby!

Dr. Nanette Schwann

Dr. Nannette Schwann

In addition to her duties as a cardiac anesthesiologist, Dr. Schwann heads up our cardiac anesthesia clinical research program.

We are fortunate to have 6 full-time dedicated cardiac anesthesiologists with expert skills with the use of intra-operative TEE (Transesophageal Echocardiogram).

TEE is one of the most important assessment and monitoring tools that we have in the open heart operating rooms. Our cardiac anesthesiologists are truly TEE experts!