Jeffrey M. Feldman, MD, MSE
Jeffrey M. Feldman, MD, MSE is an Attending Anesthesiologist at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) and a Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine at the Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Feldman is internationally recognized as an expert in the technology of anesthesia delivery systems including mechanical ventilation of the anesthetized patient and patient monitoring.
Throughout his career, Dr. Feldman has combined his background in engineering with an interest in the use of technology to enhance patient care. In addition to publishing and lecturing on technology related topics, he has been an editor for the Journal of Clinical Monitoring and Computing as well as the Section Editor of the Technology Section of Anesthesia and Analgesia. He is an active peer reviewer for professional journals including Anesthesia and Analgesia, Pediatric Anesthesia and Simulation in Healthcare. Dr. Feldman has been a member of the Committee on Technology for the Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation for many years and is also a member of the Board of Directors. He has also served for many years on the Committee on Equipment and Facilities for the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA).
Dr. Feldman has actively consulted and worked with medical device companies on sponsored research projects throughout his career. His work on sensor fusion resulted in US Patent Number # 5,626,140 entitled System and Method of Multi-Sensor Fusion of Physiological Measurements. From 1999-2005, Dr. Feldman spent part of his time as Consulting Medical Director for Draeger Medical.
Dr. Feldman studied Physics as an undergraduate at Franklin and Marshall College and completed a Master’s Degree in Bioengineering at the University of Pennsylvania prior to attending Albany Medical College where he received his MD degree. Postgraduate training included an internship in Internal Medicine at Albany Medical Center followed by a residency in Anesthesiology at the University of Florida and a Pediatric Anesthesia Fellowship at CHOP. For the first part of his career, Dr. Feldman practiced primarily adult anesthesia with a subspecialty focus on obstetric and regional anesthesia. In 2004, Dr. Feldman moved to CHOP, completed additional training in Pediatric Anesthesia, and joined the faculty. In 2006, Dr. Feldman was appointed to the position of Division Chief in General Anesthesia at CHOP and served in that role until 2017. In addition to caring for patients at CHOP, Dr. Feldman currently serves as the Director of Perioperative IT.