- Fellowship - Louisiana State University Health Science Center (2005-2006), Pain Management
- Medical School - University of Damascus, Syria (1984-1990)
- Internship - George Washington University School of Medicine (1994-1995), Medicine
- Internship - Michael Reese Hospital (1995-1996), Internal Medicine
- Residency - University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Medical Center (1996-1997), Neurology
- Residency - Indiana University School of Medicine (1997-2000), Anesthesiology
- Fellowship - University of South Florida (2000-2000), Anesthesiology/critical Care
Ahmad Elsharydah, M.D.
- Anesthesiology And Pain Mgmt
- Pain Management
Ahmad Elsharydah, M.D., is an Associate Professor in the Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Management at UT Southwestern Medical Center. He specializes in all types of anesthesia and acute and chronic pain management, especially multimodal and interventional pain therapies such as nerve blocks and spine injections.
Dr. Elsharydah earned his medical degree at the University of Damascus Faculty of Medicine. He completed a residency in anesthesiology at Indiana University in Indianapolis and received advanced training through a pain medicine fellowship at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in Shreveport. He also earned a Master of Business Administration degree with a health care management concentration from the University of Texas at Dallas.
Certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology and the American Board of Anesthesiology-Pain Medicine, Dr. Elsharydah joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2008.
His research interests include perioperative outcomes, perioperative health care analytics, predictive modeling, and postoperative pain management. He has authored numerous peer-reviewed journal articles, case reports, letters, abstracts, and book chapters. Dr. Elsharydah is an invited reviewer for several medical journals and frequently makes presentations at national and international anesthesia and pain medicine conferences.
Dr. Elsharydah is a member of multiple professional organizations, including the International Anesthesia Research Society, American Society of Anesthesiologists, American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine, Texas Society of Anesthesiologists, Society for Ambulatory Anesthesia, and the ASA Grassroots Network.
- American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine (2004)
- American Society of Anesthesiologists (2000)
- International Anesthesia Research Society (2004)
- Texas Society of Anesthesiologists (2008)
- SAMBA Excellence and Innovation Award 2017
- Fellow of the American Society of Anesthesiologists 2018
Complex regional pain syndrome type 1 predictors - Epidemiological perspective from a national database analysis.
Elsharydah A, Loo NH, Minhajuddin A, Kandil ES Journal of clinical anesthesia 2017 Jun 39 34-37
Mechanisms of calcium transport in human colonic basolateral membrane vesicles.
Saksena S, Ammar MS, Tyagi S, Elsharydah A, Gill RK, Ramaswamy K, Dudeja PK Digestive diseases and sciences 2002 Oct 47 10 2306-15
Calcium transport mechanism in human colonic apical membrane vesicles.
Elsharydah A, Syed R, Tyagi S, Khudeira AK, Harig JM, Dudeja PK Gastroenterology 1995 Sep 109 3 876-84
Upper airway trauma during general anaesthesia for major surgery: incidence and trends: A retrospective study.
Elsharydah A, Benhardt AC, Minhajuddin A, Ogunnaike BO, Joshi GP European journal of anaesthesiology 2016 Jan
Effects of epidural analgesia on recovery after open colorectal surgery.
Elsharydah A, Zuo LW, Minhajuddin A, Joshi GP Proceedings (Baylor University. Medical Center) 2017 Jul 30 3 255-258
Epidural analgesia does not increase the rate of inpatient falls after major upper abdominal and thoracic surgery: a retrospective case-control study.
Elsharydah A, Williams TM, Rosero EB, Joshi GP Canadian journal of anaesthesia = Journal canadien d'anesthesie 2016 Feb
Retained surgical items after abdominal and pelvic surgery: Incidence, trend and predictors- observational study.
Elsharydah A, Warmack KO, Minhajuddin A, Moffatt-Bruce SD Annals of medicine and surgery (2012) 2016 Dec 12 60-64
Racial Disparity in the Perioperative Care for Patients Undergoing Total Knee and Hip Arthroplasty: A Retrospective Propensity-Matched Cohort Study.
Elsharydah A, Embabi AS, Minhajuddin A, Joshi GP Journal of racial and ethnic health disparities 2017 Aug
Prediction Model for Extended Hospital Stay Among Medicare Beneficiaries After Percutaneous Coronary Intervention.
Burton BN, Abudu B, Danforth DJ, Patell S, Wilkins Y Martinez L, Fergerson B, Elsharydah A, Gabriel RA, Journal of cardiothoracic and vascular anesthesia 2019 Apr
Entrapment of pulmonary artery catheter in a suture at the inferior vena cava cannulation site.
Huang L, Elsharydah A, Nawabi A, Cork RC Journal of clinical anesthesia 2004 Nov 16 7 557-9
A preoperative predictive model for prolonged post-anaesthesia care unit stay after outpatient surgeries.
Elsharydah A, Walters DR, Somasundaram A, Bryson TD, Minhajuddin A, Gabriel RA, Grewal GK, Journal of perioperative practice 2019 May 1750458919850377
- Complex regional pain syndrome type 1 predictors - Epidemiological perspective from a national database analysis.
- Pain Management