VAPSHCS OEC (Pre-Op)

OEC Room Building 100 Rm 2C-105

Clinic phone: (206) 762-1010 x62183
Clinic contact: Paul Cornia, MD
Attending: Paul Cornia, MD

Tuesday, 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Thursday, 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Number of residents and interns in clinic on any shift: 1 resident per clinic block

This rotation is designed to familiarize the resident with the preoperative medical evaluation of patients undergoing elective, noncardiac surgical procedures. Particular attention will be paid to preoperative cardiac risk stratification and perioperative beta-blockade. Perioperative management of anticoagulants, diabetes medications, and corticosteroid supplementation will also be addressed. This rotation may be of interest to residents planning a career in primary care, hospitalist medicine or cardiology. One R1-R3 resident staffs this clinic.