Tiffany Moon, M.D.

Tiffany Moon, M.D.

  • Anesthesiology And Pain Mgmt
  • Pain Management
  • Thoracic Anesthesia

Biography

Tiffany Moon, M.D., is an Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Pain Management at UT Southwestern Medical Center.  

She earned her medical degree at UT Southwestern, graduating with Alpha Omega Alpha Honors as well as a Distinction in Research.  She completed her residency at the University of California, San Francisco.  

Certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology, she joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2012.  

Her research interests include obesity, thoracic anesthesia, pain perception under general anesthesia, difficult airways, and neuromuscular blockade and reversal.  

Dr. Moon is passionate about medical student and resident education, and in 2014 she won the Dennis F. Landers, M.D., Ph.D. Faculty of the Year Teaching Award.   

She serves on multiple committees for the American Society of Anesthesiologists and is an Oral Board Examiner for the American Board of Anesthesiology.  She also serves on the Board of Directors for the International Society for the Perioperative Care of the Obese Patient (ISPCOP).  Dr. Moon is the principal investigator on multiple clinical research grants and has received numerous research awards.  

She has published more than two dozen original manuscripts, reviews, and book chapters and speaks internationally on topics related to her research.

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Education & Training
  • Internship - Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas (2008-2009), Internal Medicine
  • Residency - UCSF Medical Center (2009-2012), Anesthesiology
  • Medical School - UT Southwestern Medical School (2004-2008)
Professional Associations & Affiliations
  • International Society for the Perioperative Care of Obese Patients (2016), Board of Directors
  • American Society of Anesthesiologists (2008)
  • International Anesthesia Research Society (2009)
  • Texas Society of Anesthesiologists (2012)
  • Trauma Anesthesia Society (2014)
  • National Board of Echocardiography, Diplomate (2014)
  • Society for Airway Management (2016)
  • Association of University Anesthesiologists (2019)
Honors & Awards
  • Parkland Hospital Circles of Life Award Recipient 2013, Award given to the faculty physician who most exemplifies compassion, integrity, respect, collaboration, leadership, excellence, and stewardship, as voted on by the Parkland staff.
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Carolyn L. Kuckein Research Award Recipient 2005
  • Pepper T. Jenkins Medical Student of the Year 2008
  • Alpha Omega Alpha 2008
  • Dennis F. Landers, MD, PhD Teaching Award 2014, Annually awarded to one faculty member who consistently demonstrates enthusiasm for teaching residents
  • California Society of Anesthesiologists (CSA) Best of Annual Meeting Abstract, Selected for Oral Presentation 2017
  • International Anesthesia Research Society (IARS) Kosaka Best of Annual Meeting Abstract Awards Finalist in Clinical Research (selected from 650 submitted abstracts) 2017
  • Texas Society of Anesthesiologists (TSA) ‘Cheers for Research’ Second Place, Selected for Oral Presentation 2017
  • International Society for the Perioperative Care of the Obese Patients (ISPCOP) Annual Meeting Abstract Awards Third Place, Selected for Oral Presentation 2017
  • Texas Society of Anesthesiologists (TSA) ‘Cheers for Research’ Second Place, Selected for Oral Presentation 2018
  • International Society for the Perioperative Care of the Obese Patients (ISPCOP) Annual Meeting First Place Clinical Research Presentation 2018
  • D Magazine Best Doctors in Dallas 2019
  • American Society of Anesthesiologists and Society for Education in Anesthesia Distinguished Educator Award 2019
Books & Publications
Research
  • Trauma Anesthesia
  • Transfusion Medicine, Massive Transfusion Protocols
  • Thoracic Anesthesia
  • Difficult Airway Management
  • Anesthesia for Morbidly Obese Patients
  • Neuromuscular Blockade and Reversal
  • Anesthesia for Drug-Abusing Patients

Clinical Focus

  • Pain Management
  • Thoracic Anesthesia
  • Trauma Anesthesia
  • Anesthesia for the Obese Patient
  • Vascular Anesthesia
  • Difficult Airways
  • Neuromuscular Blockade and Reversal

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