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Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Douglas B. Coursin, MD, earned his medical degree from Albany Medical College in New York and completed his residency at UW Hospital and Clinics.



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Madison Surgery Center
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University Hospital
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Hospital Affiliation(s)

University Hospital (primary)
UnityPoint Health - Meriter (secondary)

UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Department of Anesthesiology

Department of Medicine

Professional Certifications and Education

Board Certification Anesthesiology
Critical Care Medicine
Internal Medicine
Fellowship University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI
Residency University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI
Internship Albany Medical Center, NY
Medical School Albany Medical College, Albany, NY, 1976


Best Doctors® in America 2015

Best Doctors® in America 2014

Best Doctors® in America 2013


Medical interpreters are available to help patients communicate with hospital and clinic staff. For more information, please contact interpreter services at (608) 262-9000.
PubMed Articles
Rice MJ Smith JL Coursin DB . Glucose Measurement in the ICU: Regulatory Intersects Reality. Crit Care Med. 2017 Apr;45(4):741-743
[PubMed ID: 28291097]
Rice MJ Coursin DB . Glucose Meters: Here Today, Gone Tomorrow? Crit Care Med. 2016 Feb;44(2):e97-100
[PubMed ID: 26588831]
Prielipp RC Morell RC Coursin DB Brull SJ Barker SJ Rice MJ Vender JS Cohen NH . In Response. Anesth Analg. 2015 Dec;121(6):1680-2
[PubMed ID: 26579669]
Prielipp RC Coursin DB . All That Glitters Is Not a Golden Recommendation. Anesth Analg. 2015 Sep;121(3):727-33
[PubMed ID: 26287301]
Prielipp RC Morell RC Coursin DB Brull SJ Barker SJ Rice MJ Vender JS Cohen NH Warner MA Apfelbaum JL . Dialogue on the Future of Anesthesiology. Anesth Analg. 2015 May;120(5):1152-4
[PubMed ID: 25899276]
Prielipp RC Morell RC Coursin DB Brull SJ Barker SJ Rice MJ Vender JS Cohen NH . The Future of Anesthesiology: Should the Perioperative Surgical Home Redefine Us? Anesth Analg. 2015 May;120(5):1142-8
[PubMed ID: 25867643]
Gravenstein N Fish JT Klinker KP Coursin DB . Prophylactic perioperative antibiotic administration: is it time to infuse our practices with new approaches? Anesth Analg. 2015 Apr;120(4):709-11
[PubMed ID: 25790201]
Cohen NH Patterson AJ Coursin DB . Time to break down silos: alternative approaches to staffing ICUs. Crit Care Med. 2014 Jul;42(7):e535-6
[PubMed ID: 24933064]
Greenberg SB Coursin DB . Timing of corticosteroids in refractory septic shock: a key or wishful thinking?*. Crit Care Med. 2014 Jul;42(7):1733-5
[PubMed ID: 24933052]
Tan MC Coursin DB . Complete neurologic recovery in an out-of-hospital cardiac arrest facilitated by initiation of therapeutic hypothermia in a young athlete with an anomalous right coronary artery. J Clin Anesth. 2014 May;26(3):227-30
[PubMed ID: 24793709]
Sheehy AM Benca J Glinberg SL Li Z Nautiyal A Anderson PA Squire MW Coursin DB . Preoperative "NPO" as an opportunity for diabetes screening. J Hosp Med. 2012 Oct;7(8):611-6
[PubMed ID: 22887757]
Sheehy A Pandhi N Coursin DB Flood GE Kraft SA Johnson HM Smith MA . Minority status and diabetes screening in an ambulatory population. Diabetes Care. 2011 Jun;34(6):1289-94
[PubMed ID: 21562321]
Sheehy AM Flood GE Tuan WJ Liou JI Coursin DB Smith MA . Analysis of guidelines for screening diabetes mellitus in an ambulatory population. Mayo Clin Proc. 2010 Jan;85(1):27-35
[PubMed ID: 20042558]
Hogan KJ Burmester JK Caldwell MD Hogan QH Coursin DB Green DN Selzer RM Broderick TP Rusy DA Poroli M Lutz AL Sanders AM Oldenburg MC Koelbl JA de Arruda-Indig M Halsey JL Day SP Domanico MJ . Perioperative genomic profiles using structure-specific oligonucleotide probes. Clin Med Res. 2009 Sep;7(3):69-84
[PubMed ID: 19474452]
Sheehy AM Coursin DB Gabbay RA . Back to Wilson and Jungner: 10 good reasons to screen for type 2 diabetes mellitus. Mayo Clin Proc. 2009;84(1):38-42
[PubMed ID: 19121253]
Head DE Sebranek JJ Zahed C Coursin DB Prielipp RC . A tale of two stents: perioperative management of patients with drug-eluting coronary stents. J Clin Anesth. 2007 Aug;19(5):386-96
[PubMed ID: 17869994]
Wood KE Coursin DB . Intensivists and organ donor management. Curr Opin Anaesthesiol. 2007 Apr;20(2):97-9
[PubMed ID: 17413390]
Hevesi ZG Lopukhin SY Angelini G Coursin DB . Supportive care after brain death for the donor candidate. Int Anesthesiol Clin. 2006 Summer;44(3):21-34
[PubMed ID: 16832204]
Denlinger LC Coursin DB Schell K Angelini G Green DN Guadarrama AG Halsey J Prabhu U Hogan KJ Bertics PJ . Human P2X7 pore function predicts allele linkage disequilibrium. Clin Chem. 2006 Jun;52(6):995-1004
[PubMed ID: 16613995]
Denlinger LC Angelini G Schell K Green DN Guadarrama AG Prabhu U Coursin DB Bertics PJ Hogan K . Detection of human P2X7 nucleotide receptor polymorphisms by a novel monocyte pore assay predictive of alterations in lipopolysaccharide-induced cytokine production. J Immunol. 2005 Apr 1;174(7):4424-31
[PubMed ID: 15778408]