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Douglas R. Thompson, MD

Douglas R. Thompson, MD

Anesthesia, Pain Medicine

On staff since July 2008

Children's Title: Fellowship Program Director; Simulation Coordinator

Research Center: Center for Clinical and Translational Research

"The best part of my job is being able to safely take a child through an anesthetic and allay their fears (and those of their parents!)."


Board Certification(s)
Medical/Professional School
UC - San Diego School of Medicine, La Jolla
Anesthesiology, University of Colorado, Anschutz Medical Campus, Aurora
Anesthesiology, Children's Memorial Hospital, Chicago

Awards and Honors

Award NameAward DescriptionAwarded ByAward Date
Honorable mention: Pediatric Anesthesia Teacher of the Year, Department of AnesthesiologySeattle Children's Hospital (Teaching) 2010
Teacher of the YearDepartment of Anesthesiology, Seattle Children's Hospital 2009


Thrombotic complications in children from short-term percutaneous central venous catheters: What can we do?
Pediatric Anesthesia , 2014
Intraoperative Hypoxia in a Neonate with a Minimally Unbalanced Atrioventricular Canal for Emergent Laparotomy
MedEdPORTAL , 2013:
A survey of pediatric hospitals: admission criteria for ex-prematurely born infants and term newborns following anesthesia
Pediatric Anesthesia , 2012: 221139-1141
Development of a Pediatric Airway Curriculum for Dental and Oral Maxillofacial Residents
International Assembly for Pediatric Anesthesia (IAPA) , 2012
Cereal consumption and indicators of cardiovascular risk in adolescent girls.
Public health nutrition , 2010 Jul 19: 1-7
Longitudinal behavioral effects of a school-based fruit and vegetable promotion program.
Journal of pediatric psychology , 2010 Jan-Feb: 61-71
Longitudinal assessment of micronutrient intake among African-American and white girls: The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Growth and Health Study.
Journal of the American Dietetic Association , 2007 Jul: 1113-23
Childhood overweight and cardiovascular disease risk factors: the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Growth and Health Study.
The Journal of pediatrics , 2007 Jan: 18-25
School connectedness in the health behavior in school-aged children study: the role of student, school, and school neighborhood characteristics.
The Journal of school health , 2006 Sep: 379-86
Multidetector computed tomography myocardial perfusion imaging during adenosine stress.
Journal of the American College of Cardiology , 2006 Jul 4: 153-60
Fruit and vegetable intake: Few adolescent girls meet national guidelines.
Preventive medicine , 2006 Mar: 223-8
Breakfast consumption by African-American and white adolescent girls correlates positively with calcium and fiber intake and negatively with body mass index.
Journal of the American Dietetic Association , 2005 Jun: 938-45
Prevalence of safer needle devices and factors associated with their adoption: results of a national hospital survey.
Public health reports (Washington, D.C. : 1974) , 2002 Jul-Aug: 340-9
Blood Products and Their Use in Pediatric Anesthesia
Pediatric Anesthesiology Review Topics: Book 8 Hematology and Oncology. ,


Presentations TitleEventLocationDate
Malignant HyperthermiaNursing Grand RoundsSeattle Children's HospitalFeb. 2012
Development of a Pediatric Airway Curriculum for Dental and Oral Maxillofacial ResidentsInternational Assembley of Pediatric AnesthesiologistsWashington, DC

Primary Office

Seattle Children's
MB.11.500.3 - Anesthesia Administration
4800 Sand Point Way NE
Seattle, WA 98105

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