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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.




University Hospital
(608) 263-8100 | (800) 323-8942 | Map
Madison Surgery Center
(608) 287-2200 | (888) 703-2778 | 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 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 Coursin DB Rice MJ Perioperative Considerations for Evolving Artificial Pancreas Devices. Anesth Analg . 2018 Sep 6;
[PubMed ID: 30198923]
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]
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]