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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.




Madison Surgery Center
(608) 287-2200 | (888) 703-2778 | Map
University Hospital
(608) 263-8100 | (800) 323-8942 | Map

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, Albany, NY
Medical School Albany Medical College, Albany, NY

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PubMed Articles
Long MT Coursin DB The perils of perioperative dysglycemia. Int Anesthesiol Clin . 2020 Winter;58(1):21-26
[PubMed ID: 31800411]
Long MT Coursin DB Krinsley JS Treatment of Hyperglycemia in Patients With Acute Stroke. JAMA . 2019 Dec 10;322(22):2248
[PubMed ID: 31821425]
Long MT Hess AS Ries MP Coursin DB Dosing Matters! Vitamin C in Critical Illness. Crit Care Med . 2019 Dec;47(12):e1042
[PubMed ID: 31738269]
Hess AS Hess JR Coursin DB Should Fibrinogen Concentrate Replace Cryoprecipitate in Cardiac Surgery? JAMA . 2019 Oct 21;
[PubMed ID: 31634916]
Coursin DB Skrobik Y What Is Safe Sedation in the ICU? N Engl J Med . 2019 Jun 27;380(26):2577-2578
[PubMed ID: 31242368]
Long MT Coursin DB Rice MJ Perioperative Considerations for Evolving Artificial Pancreas Devices. Anesth Analg . 2019 May;128(5):902-906
[PubMed ID: 30198923]
Long MT Gallo PD Hammel LL Coursin DB A Misguided Contraindication: International Normalized Ratio in Acute Liver Failure Precluding Thrombolysis for Massive Pulmonary Embolism: A Case Report. A A Pract . 2019 Feb 15;12(4):99-102
[PubMed ID: 30052530]
Long MT Rice MJ Coursin DB Glucose Monitoring in the ICU: What Is Really Needed? Crit Care Med . 2018 Aug;46(8):1372-1374
[PubMed ID: 30004967]
Rice MJ Smith JL Coursin DB The authors reply. Crit Care Med . 2017 Nov;45(11):e1188-e1189
[PubMed ID: 29028712]
Liang Y Bennett JM Coursin DB Rice MJ Complete Neurologic Recovery From Extreme Hypoglycemia Secondary to Cardiogenic Liver Failure: A Case Report. A A Case Rep . 2017 Oct 15;9(8):236-238
[PubMed ID: 28604463]
Kla KM Coursin DB Rice MJ Pupillary Unrest: Is It a Generalizable Finding? Anesth Analg . 2017 Aug;125(2):693-694
[PubMed ID: 28632536]
Long MT Sheehy AM Coursin DB The Search Continues for Optimal Intensive Care Unit Glucose Management and Measurement. Mayo Clin Proc . 2017 Jul;92(7):1011-1014
[PubMed ID: 28645516]
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]