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Lynn D. Martin, MD, MBA

Lynn D. Martin, MD, MBA

Anesthesia, Cardiac Surgery

On staff since February 1995

Children's Title: Director, Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine

Research Center: Center for Clinical and Translational Research

Overview

Board Certification(s)

Anesthesiology
Pediatric Anesthesiology

Medical/Professional School

University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle
University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Residency

Anesthesiology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore

Fellowship

Critical Care Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore
Anesthesiology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore

Clinical Interests

Quality Improvement

Research Focus Area

Quality Improvement, Translational Research

Awards and Honors

Award Name Award Description Awarded By Award Date
SEATTLE MAGAZINE TOP DOCTOR - 2014 Seattle Magazine 2014
Best Doctors Washington Magazine Sept. 2013
Honorable Mention "Who's Who in Academia" News Digest April 2013
Best Doctors in America Washington Magazine, Summer Edition 2012
Top Doctors Seattle Magazine 2007
Best Doctors in America 2007 - 2008 Best Doctors, Inc. 2007
One of the Top Members in Profession in 2006 Seattle Metropolitan Magazine 2006
Top Doctors Seattle Magazine 2006
Best Doctors in America 2003 Best Doctors Inc. 2003
Best Doctors in America 2002 Best Doctors, Inc. 2002
Elected Member Assoication of University Anesthesiololgists 2002
Family Choice Award Parent Advisory Council, Seattle Children's Hospital 1999
Elected Fellow American College of Critical Care Medicine 1996
Teacher of the Year Dept of Anesthesiology, National Naval Medical Center 1990 - 1991
Sorenson Memorial Scholarship Utah State University 1977 - 1978

Publications

  • Lynn D. Martin, MD, MBA
    Interscalene Brachial Plexus Blocks under General Anesthesia in Children Is this Safe Practice? A report from the Pediatric Regional Anesthesia Network (PRAN).
    Regional Anesthesia & Pain Medicine , 2014 July : 39(4)279 283
  • Lynn D. Martin, MD, MBA
    Pediatric Sedation and Magnetic Resonance Imaging: the Potential for Motion Correction
    Pediatric Anesthesia , 2014 : 24453-465
  • Lynn D. Martin, MD, MBA
    National Pediatric Anesthesia Safety-Quality Improvement Program in the United States
    Anesth Analg , 2014 : 119112 121
  • Applied Respiratory Physiology
    In Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Wheeler Wong Shanley (Eds), Springer-Verlag London , 2014 : 3 18
  • Lynn D. Martin, MD, MBA
    Striving for a zero-error patient surgical journey through adoption of aviation-style challenge and response flow checklists: a quality improvment project
    Pediatric Anesthesia , 2013 : 23571-578
  • Lynn D. Martin, MD, MBA
    Enhancing quality and safety in the operating room through checklist implementation
    Pediatric Anesthesia , 2013
  • Lynn D. Martin, MD, MBA
    Video observation of changes in anesthesia place; a useful and reliable tool for quality improvement initiatives
    Pediatric Anesthesia , 2013 : 23627-633
  • Lynn D. Martin, MD, MBA
    Modification of anesthesia practice reduces catheter associated bloodstream infections: a quality improvement initiative
    Pediatric Anesthesia , 2013 : 23588-596
  • Lynn D. Martin, MD, MBA
    Utilizing Integrated Facility Design (IFD to Improve the Quality of a Pediatric Ambulatory Surgery Center
    Pediatric Anesthesia , 2013 : 23634-638
  • Lynn D. Martin, MD, MBA
    Improving Medication Safety in the Operating Room
    International Assembly for Pediatric Anesthesia meeting, Washington, DC , 2012 Oct. 11 - 2012 12
  • Lynn D. Martin, MD, MBA
    The Incidence of Positive Test Doses in Pediatric Regional Blockade: Data from the Pediatric Regional Anesthesia Network (PRAN)
    Society of Pediatric Anesthesiology , 2012 Feb.
  • Lynn D. Martin, MD, MBA
    Reducing blood stream infections for the anesthetized child through continuous performance improvement (CPI) methodology
    Society of Pediatric Anesthesiology , 2012 Feb.
  • Lynn D. Martin, MD, MBA
    Reducing Blood Stream Infections for The Anesthetized Child Through Continuous Performance Improvement (CPI) Methodology
  • Lynn D. Martin, MD, MBA
    Society for Pediatric Anesthesia: Improving Perioperative Care for Children
    American Society for Anesthesiology Newsletter , 2012 : 76(11)54-55
  • Lynn D. Martin, MD, MBA
    PACU Risks
    Essentials of Neurosurgical Anesthesia & Critical Care , 2012 : 559-564
  • Lynn D. Martin, MD, MBA
    Anesthesia for Thoracic Surgery
    Gregorys Pediatric Anesthesia, 9th Edition , 2012 : 569-587
  • Lynn D. Martin, MD, MBA
    Pediatric Regional Anesthesia Network: a multi-institutional study of the use and incidence of complications of pediatric regional anesthesia
    Anesthesia & Analgesia , 2012 : 1151353-1364
  • Lynn D. Martin, MD, MBA
    The PRAN Investigators: Quality assurance and improvement: the Pediatric Regional Anesthesia Network
    Pediatric Anesthesia , 2012 : 22115-119
  • Lynn D. Martin, MD, MBA
    While You Were Sleeping: Medikidz explains General Anaesthestics
    Drager Brochure , 2012 Jan.
  • Lynn D. Martin, MD, MBA
    Anesthesia for Thoracic Surgery
    In: Gregory's Pediatric Anesthesia, 9th Edition, Gregory G and Andropoulos D (eds), Wiley Blackwell , 2012 : 569 - 587
  • Lynn D. Martin, MD, MBA
    A3 Quality Improvement Project: Perioperative Antibiotics
  • Lynn D. Martin, MD, MBA
    Neuraxial Blockade in Children: Analysis of Complications Recorded Over the First Two Years of the Pediatric Regional Anesthesia Network (PRAN)
    : Pain 72
  • Lynn D. Martin, MD, MBA
    Asleep vs Awake: Regional Block complications by Patient State at the Time of Block
  • Lynn D. Martin, MD, MBA
    Quality Improvement Initiative in Pediatric Anesthesia
    American Society for Anesthesiology Newsletter , 2011 : 7518 - 20
  • Lynn D. Martin, MD, MBA
    SPA: Improving Perioperative Care for Children
    American Society for Anesthesiology Newsletter , 2011 : 75(3)46 - 47
  • Lynn D. Martin, MD, MBA
    Transportation of the Critically Ill and Injured Child
    In: The Golden Hour, the Handbook of Advanced Pediatric Life Support, 3rd Edition. Nichols DG, Yaster M, Lappe DG, Haller JA (eds), Mosby Yearbook mPhiladelphia , 2011
  • Lynn D. Martin, MD, MBA
    Noninvasive Monitoring in Children.
    In: Fuhrman BP and Zimmerman JJ (eds); Pediatric Critical Care 4th Edition St. Lous, Mosby-Yearbook , 2011 : 550 - 560
  • Lynn D. Martin, MD, MBA
    Quality Improvement
    In: Pediatric Anesthesia Basic Principles: State-of-Art Future. Bissonnette B (ed), Cambridge University , 2011 : 2143 - 2154
  • Jimenez N, Seidel K, Martin LD, Rivara FP, Lynn AM
    Perioperative analgesic treatment in Latino and non-Latino pediatric patients.
    Journal of health care for the poor and underserved , 2010 Feb. : 229-36
  • Lynn D. Martin, MD, MBA
    Blessed - not jinxed - to be SPAs 13th president.
    Society for Pediatric Anesthesia Newsletter , 2010 : (Fall)
  • Lynn D. Martin, MD, MBA
    Pediatric Regional Anesthesia Network (PRAN): the First 7500 Cases
  • Lynn D. Martin, MD, MBA
    Localizing techniques: Pediatric Regional Anesthesia Network (PRAN) data from 1/2007 to 10/2008
  • Lynn D. Martin, MD, MBA
    Semuron Pediatric SAS Poster
  • Lynn D. Martin, MD, MBA
    Caudal block revisited: what are the risks?
    SPA/AAP section on Anesthesiology and Pain Management , 2009 Mar. 19 - 2009 Mar. 22 : Jacksonville, FL.
  • Lynn D. Martin, MD, MBA
    Using Lean (Toyota) Methods in Creation of a Regional Block Room to Expedite Surgical Case Flow
  • Lynn D. Martin, MD, MBA
    Regional Anesthesia in Children - Imaging Techniques. PRAN data from 1/2007 - 10/2008
  • Lynn D. Martin, MD, MBA
    Quality Imrpovement/Making Decision the Toyota Way
    Anesthesiology jAudio-Digest , 2009 Jan. : 51
  • Brogan TV, Mellema JD, Martin LD, Krueger M, Redding GJ, Glenny RW
    Spatial and temporal heterogeneity of regional pulmonary blood flow in piglets.
    Pediatric research , 2007 Oct. : 434-9
  • Roberts JS, Vavilala MS, Schenkman KA, Shaw D, Martin LD, Lam AM
    Cerebral hyperemia and impaired cerebral autoregulation associated with diabetic ketoacidosis in critically ill children.
    Critical care medicine , 2006 Aug. : 2217-23
  • Yanay O, Brogan TV, Martin LD
    Continuous pentobarbital infusion in children is associated with high rates of complications.
    Journal of critical care , 2004 Sept. : 174-8
  • Thiagarajan RR, Coleman DM, Bratton SL, Watson RS, Martin LD
    Inspiratory work of breathing is not decreased by flow-triggered sensing during spontaneous breathing in children receiving mechanical ventilation: a preliminary report.
    Pediatric critical care medicine : a journal of the Society of Critical Care Medicine and the World Federation of Pediatric Intensive and Critical Care Societies , 2004 July : 375-8
  • Barton P, Kalil AC, Nadel S, Goldstein B, Okhuysen-Cawley R, Brilli RJ, Takano JS, Martin LD, Quint P, Yeh TS, Dalton HJ, Gessouron MR, Brown KE, Betts H, Levin M, Macias WL, Small DS, Wyss VL, Bates BM, Utterback BG, Giroir BP
    Safety, pharmacokinetics, and pharmacodynamics of drotrecogin alfa (activated) in children with severe sepsis.
    Pediatrics , 2004 Jan. : 7-17
  • Ridling DA, Martin LD, Bratton SL
    Endotracheal suctioning with or without instillation of isotonic sodium chloride solution in critically ill children.
    American journal of critical care : an official publication, American Association of Critical-Care Nurses , 2003 May : 212-9
  • Elwood T, Morris W, Martin LD, Nespeca MK, Wilson DA, Fleisher LA, Robotham JL, Nichols DG
    Bronchodilator premedication does not decrease respiratory adverse events in pediatric general anesthesia.
    Canadian journal of anaesthesia = Journal canadien d'anesthesie , 2003 Mar. : 277-84
  • Lynn D. Martin, MD, MBA
    A Practice of Anesthesia for Infants and Children.
    Anesthesiology , 2003 : 991035
  • Martin LD, Bratton SL, Quint P, Mayock DE
    Prospective documentation of sedative, analgesic, and neuromuscular blocking agent use in infants and children in the intensive care unit: A multicenter perspective.
    Pediatric critical care medicine : a journal of the Society of Critical Care Medicine and the World Federation of Pediatric Intensive and Critical Care Societies , 2001 July : 205-210
  • Lynn D. Martin, MD, MBA
    Process Improvement in the Operating Room Using Toyota (Lean) Methods
    Rev Colomb Anesthesiol
  • Lynn D. Martin, MD, MBA
    Optimal Resources for Children's Surgical Care in The United States
    J of the American College of Surgeons
  • Lynn D. Martin, MD, MBA
    Pediatric Sedation and Magnetic Resonance Imaging: The Potential for Motion Correction
    Pediatrics

Presentations

Presentations Title Event Location Date
Basics of Regional Anesthesia in Children Invited Speaker 19th Annual Anesthesia Topics in the Tropics. The Medical College of Wisconsin Department of Anesthesiology Caribbean Jan. 17, 2014
Advanced Regional Anesthesia in Children: Improving Outcomes and Controversies Invited Speaker 19th Annual Anesthesia Topics in the Tropics. The Medical College of Wisconsin Department of Anesthesiology Caribbean Jan. 17, 2014
Basics of Neonatal Anesthesia Invited Speaker 19th Annual Anesthesia Topics in the Tropics. The Medical College of Wisconsin Department of Anesthesiology Caribbean Jan. 16, 2014
Anesthesia Risk: Respiratory Tract Infections in Children Invited Speaker 19th Annual Anesthesia Topics in the Tropics. The Medical College of Wisconsin Department of Anesthesiology Caribbean Jan. 16, 2014
Updates in Neonatal and Pediatric Resuscitation Invited Speaker 19th Annual Anesthesia Topics in the Tropics. The Medical College of Wisconsin Department of Anesthesiology Caribbean Jan. 12, 2014
Anesthesia related neurotoxicity: are we harming our children? Invited Speaker 19th Annual Anesthesia Topics in the Tropics. The Medical College of Wisconsin Department of Anesthesiology Caribbean Jan. 12, 2014
Improvements in Anesthesia-related Mortality in Children Invited Speaker 19th Annual Anesthesia Topics in the Tropics. The Medical College of Wisconsin Department of Anesthesiology Caribbean Jan. 12, 2014
Enhancing auality improvement at a personal level: developing routines that promote safe anesthesia practice 45th Philippine Society of Anesthesiologists Annual Convention Televideo Conference Nov. 22, 2013
Continuous Performance Improvement in Quality and Safety BC Children's Vancouver, BC, Canada May 23, 2013
Thomas P. Keon Grand Rounds Lecturer, "A Balanced Approach to Operative Services Performance Improvement Using Lean Methods" The Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA Nov. 8, 2012
Visiting Professor: "A Balanced Approach to operative Services Performance Improvement Using LEAN Methods" Massachusetts General Hospital Boston, MA July 26, 2012
"Toyota Lean OR Process Improvement" Western Thoracic Surgery Conference Maui, HI June 28, 2012 - June 30, 2012
Invited Lecturer, Lean for the Operating Room Course University of Tennessee Knoxville, TN May 16, 2012 - May 18, 2012
Visiting Professor: "Operative Services Quality Improvement: Our LEAN Journey" rkansas Childrens Hospital Little Rock, AR April 16, 2012 - April 17, 2012
"Toyota Production Methods of Quality Assurance and Process Improvement in Operative Services: Creating a Lean Operative Room 15th WFSA World Congress of Anesthesiologists Buenos Aires, Argentina March 27, 2012

Research Funding

Grant Title Grantor Amount Award Date
Department of Anesthesiology Research Funds Co-Investor $1200 1997 - 1998
XOMA Corporation Co-Investigator $55,680 1996 - 1999
Spatial and temporal Heterogeneity of Pulmonary Blood Flow in Neonatal Pigs. Department of Anesthesiology REsearch Funds $5,155 1995 - 1997
Randomized Trial of Algorithm-Driven Conventional Care and ECMO for Life-Threatening Acute Respiratory Failure in Infants and Children. Ronald McDonald Charities $7,500 1995 - 1997
Oxygen and Anesthetic Modulation of Pulmonary Vascular Endothelial Cell Eicosanoid Production. NIH $8,984 1989 - 1991