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Miriam M Treggiari M.D., Ph.D, M.P.H.

    • Professor of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine School of Medicine

Dr. Treggiari is an anesthesiology and critical care medicine specialist. She also has extensive training in public health and epidemiology. She is committed to excellence in her practice of medicine because she understands that every patient deserves the best care possible. Each individual is different and it is imperative that their treatment and care be meticulously tailored to their specific needs. In addition to her passion to deliver the best care possible, she tirelessly dedicates her time to improve patient care globally through her ongoing clinical and outcomes research programs. 


  • M.D., University of Geneva 1990
  • M.D., University of Pavia 1990
  • M.P.H., University of Washington 2002
  • Ph.D., University of Washington 2007


  • "Cohort Study of Albumin versus Lactated Ringer's for Postoperative Cardiac Surgery Fluid Resuscitation in the Intensive Care Unit." Pharmacotherapy  In: , Vol. 38, No. 12, 01.12.2018, p. 1241-1249.
  • "The use of acute normovolemic hemodilution in paediatric cardiac surgery." Acta Anaesthesiologica Scandinavica  In: , 01.01.2018.
  • "Management of rocuronium neuromuscular block using a protocol for qualitative monitoring and reversal with neostigmine." British Journal of Anaesthesia  In: , 01.01.2018.
  • "Right Ventricular Systolic Performance Determined by 2D Speckle-Tracking Echocardiography and Acute Kidney Injury After Cardiac Surgery." Journal of cardiothoracic and vascular anesthesia  In: , 01.01.2018.
  • "The surgical safety checklist and patient outcomes after surgery : a prospective observational cohort study, systematic review and meta-analysis." British journal of anaesthesia  In: , Vol. 120, No. 1, 01.01.2018, p. 146-155.
  • "Critical care admission following elective surgery was not associated with survival benefit : prospective analysis of data from 27 countries." Intensive Care Medicine  In: , Vol. 43, No. 7, 01.07.2017, p. 971-979.
  • "An initiative to optimize waste streams in the operating room : RECycling in the operating room (RECOR) project." AANA Journal  In: , Vol. 85, No. 2, 01.04.2017, p. 108-112.
  • "Process Improvement Initiative for the Perioperative Management of Patients With a Cardiovascular Implantable Electronic Device." Anesthesia and Analgesia  In: , 17.03.2017.
  • "In reply : Calibration of the neuromuscular monitor: Is it necessary?" Canadian Journal of Anesthesia  In: , Vol. 63, No. 3, 01.03.2016, p. 356-357.
  • "Preoperative Consultations." Anesthesiology Clinics  In: , Vol. 34, No. 1, 01.03.2016, p. 17-33.
  • "Randomized pilot trial of two modified endotracheal tubes to prevent ventilator-associated pneumonia." Annals of the American Thoracic Society  In: , Vol. 13, No. 1, 01.01.2016, p. 72-80.
  • "Characteristics of sepsis-induced cardiac dysfunction using speckle-tracking echocardiography : a feasibility study." Anaesthesia and Intensive Care  In: , Vol. 44, No. 1, 01.01.2016, p. 65-76.
  • "Pre-diagnostic sleep duration and sleep quality in relation to subsequent cancer survival." Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine  In: , Vol. 12, No. 4, 2016, p. 495-503.
  • "Comparison of enteral ethanol and benzodiazepines for alcohol withdrawal in neurocritical care patients." Journal of Clinical Neuroscience  In: , 24.11.2015.
  • "Dexmedetomidine does not affect evoked potentials during spine surgery." Anesthesia and Analgesia  In: , Vol. 121, No. 2, 25.08.2015, p. 492-501.
  • "Comparaison des réponses au train-de-quatre observées par des anesthésiologistes et par le système TOF-Watch SX : une étude de cohorte prospective." Canadian Journal of Anesthesia  In: , Vol. 62, No. 10, 30.07.2015, p. 1089-1096.
  • "Variation in tracheal reintubations among patients undergoing cardiac surgery across washington state hospitals." Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia  In: , Vol. 29, No. 3, 01.06.2015, p. 551-559.
  • "Patient-level interventions to prevent the acquisition of resistant Gram-negative bacteria in critically ill patients : A systematic review." Anaesthesia and Intensive Care  In: , Vol. 43, No. 1, 01.01.2015, p. 23-33.
  • "Randomized pilot trial of intensive management of blood pressure or volume expansion in subarachnoid hemorrhage (improves)." Neurosurgery  In: , Vol. 76, No. 2, 2015, p. 125-134.
  • "Prediction of early and late re-intubation : is it a crossed or separate line?--Reply." Respiratory Care  In: , Vol. 59, No. 7, 01.07.2014, p. e103-e104.
  • "Predictors of reintubation in critically Ill patients." Respiratory Care  In: , Vol. 59, No. 2, 01.02.2014, p. 178-185.
  • "Characterization of cardiac dysfunction in sepsis : An ongoing challenge." Shock  In: , Vol. 41, No. 1, 01.2014, p. 12-24.
  • "Long-term survival in patients with severe acute respiratory distress syndrome and rescue therapies for refractory hypoxemia." Critical Care Medicine  In: , Vol. 42, No. 7, 2014, p. 1610-1618.
  • "Assessment of Circulating Blood Volume with Fluid Administration Targeting Euvolemia or Hypervolemia." Neurocritical Care  In: , Vol. 22, No. 1, 2014, p. 82-88.
  • "In vitro evaluation of diffusion of lidocaine and alkalinized lidocaine through the polyurethane membrane of the endotracheal tube." Annales Francaises d'Anesthesie et de Reanimation  In: , Vol. 33, No. 4, 2014.
  • "Validity of exchangeable solute balance as a measure of blood volume in neurologically injured adults." Neurocritical Care  In: , Vol. 21, No. 1, 2014, p. 102-107.
  • "Improved analgesia, sedation, and delirium protocol associated with decreased duration of delirium and mechanical ventilation." Annals of the American Thoracic Society  In: , Vol. 11, No. 3, 2014, p. 367-374.
  • "Preoperative consultations for medicare patients undergoing cataract surgery." JAMA Internal Medicine  In: , Vol. 174, No. 3, 2014, p. 380-388.
  • "A greater analgesia, sedation, delirium order set quality score is associated with a decreased duration of mechanical ventilation in cardiovascular surgery patients." Critical Care Medicine  In: , Vol. 41, No. 11, 11.2013, p. 2610-2617.
  • "Standard care versus protocol based therapy for new onset Pseudomonas aeruginosa in cystic fibrosis." Pediatric Pulmonology  In: , Vol. 48, No. 10, 10.2013, p. 943-953.

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