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Sean H. Flack, MB ChB

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Sean H. Flack, MB ChB

Anesthesia

On staff since July 2004

Children's Title: Regional Anesthesia Director

Academic Title: Associate Professor

Research Center: Center for Clinical and Translational Research

"I come to work every day because I have the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of my patients and their families. I cherish the trust parents place in me and do my utmost to repay their trust by delivering the highest standard of care that I can."

Recommendations

JaneUniversity Place, WA05.11.11
Dr. Flack is one of the kindest and most reassuring medical professionals I've encountered. I'm always nervous about going under anesthesia and when talking to him, I felt less fearful. Thank you!
Recommend Dr. Sean Flack

Overview

Board Certification(s)
Anesthesia (Non-ABMS)
Medical/Professional School
University of Cape Town, Rodebosch, Cape Town
Residency
Anesthesiology, University of Cape Town, Rodebosch, Cape Town
Fellowship
Anesthesiology, Royal United Hospital, Bath
Research Focus Area

Translational Research

Awards and Honors

Award NameAward DescriptionAwarded ByAward Date
Best Doctors' ListWashington Magazine 2012

Publications

High frequency micro-ultrasound for vascular access in young children - a feasibility study by the High frequency UltraSound in Kids studY (HUSKY) group.
Las Vegas, NV: society for Pediatric Anesthesiology Winter Meeting 2013. , 2013
High frequency micro-ultrasound for vacular access in young children-a feasibility study by the High Frequency Ultrasound in Kids Study (HUSKY) group
SPA Winter Meeting , 2013
Plasma bupivicaine levels after local anesthetic infiltration or ultrasound-guided rectus sheath block in children: A randomized blinded double-cohort study
Society of Pediatric Anesthesia Meeting , 2013
Ultrasound guided lower extremity nerve blocks
Paediatr Anaesth , 2012: 2272 - 80
The Future Is Here.
Society for Pediatric Anesthesia News , 2012: 25(1)
Predicting Lumbar Plexus Depth in Children and Adolescents.
Anesth Analg , 2011: 112661 - 665
Morphine Distribution in Spinal Cord Following Chronic
Anesth Analg , 2011: 112460 - 464
Advances in Pediatric Anesthesia
Pediatrics 4 Rosemont, American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons , 2011: 29 - 36
Rapid Changeover in the Operating Room
Productivity Press , 2011: 193 - 201
Cerebrospinal fluid and spinal cord distribution of hyperbaric bupivacaine and baclofen during slow intrathecal infusion in pigs.
Anesthesiology , Jan. 2010: 165-73
2010 meeting of the Congenital Cardiac Anesthesia Society (CCAS) and the Society for Pediatric Anesthesia (SPA)
Anesth Analg , 2010: 1111331-1333
Society for Pediatric Anesthesia/American Academy of Pediatrics / Congenital Cardiac Anesthesia Society Winter Meeting Review
Anesth Analg , 2010: 110299 - 271
Cerebral hemispherectomy in infants and young children.
Paediatr Anaesth , 2008: 18967- 973
Ultrasound: Is there a Place for it in Regional Anesthesia?
Society for Pediatric Anesthesia Newsletter , 2008: 21(2)
Society of Pediatric Anesthesia/American Academy of Pediatrics Winter Meeting Review
Anesth Analg , 2007: 105967 - 973
Epidural analgesia in a patient with an intrathecal catheter and subcutaneous pump to deliver baclofen.
Paediatric anaesthesia , Sept. 2006: 989-92
Anesthesia for Awake Craniotomies in Children
Med Ed Portal. 2006; available from: http://www.aamc.org/mededportal, ID=423 , 2006
Awake Craniotomies: This and other uses for Dexmedetomidine in Pediatric Anesthesia.
Published on PBLD CD-Rom, ASA Annual meeting, Atlanta 2005 , 2005
9. Regional Anesthesia in Children. Society for Pediatric Anesthesia Lecture Series.
Available at http://www.pedsanesthesia.org/lecture_series.iphtml ,
. Time Taken for Epidural Catheter Placement Impact of a Regional Anesthesia Team.
SPA/AAP Annual Meeting Tampa, FL Spring 2012. ,
Incidence of Dural Puncture With Epidural Blocks in Children: A Review of the PRAN data
Departmental Academic Evening, Seattle 2011 ,
Using Continuous Performance Improvement to Streamline the Initiation of Epidural Infusions in the Operating Room
SPA/AAP Annual Meeting San Diego 2011 ,
Ultrasound-guided rectus sheath block for post-operative pain control following umbilical hernia repair
SPA/AAP Annual Meeting, San Diego 2011 ,
Prediction of Lumbar Plexus Depth in Children
SPA/AAP Annual Meeting San Antonio 2010 ,
Lumbar Plexus Catheters Versus Lumbar Epidurals for Pain Management following Pelvic Osteotomy
SPA/AAP Annual Meeting San Antonio 2010 ,
Estimation of Lumbar Plexus Depth
ASA Annual Meeting, New Orleans 2009 ,
Morphine Distribution Following Chronic Intrathecal Infusion in
ASA Annual Meeting, New Orleans 2009 ,
Caudal Block revisited; what are the risks?
SPA/AAP Annual meeting Jacksonville 2009 ,
Transversus Abdominis Plane Block in Children
SPA/AAP Annual meeting Jacksonville 2009 ,
Determination of spinal cord and dural sac location by ultrasound prior to caudal block in normal neonates and infants.
SPA/AAP Annual meeting, Jacksonville, FL 2009 ,
Using Lean (Toyota) methods in Creation of a Regional Block Room to Expedite Surgical Case Flow
SPA/AAP Annual Meeting, Jackson, FL 2009 ,
Lumbar Plexus Catheters for Perioperative Pain Management in Children
SPA/AAP Annual Meeting, Jacksonville, FL 2009 ,
Effects of Baricity and Posture on Baclofen Distribuion After Chronic Intrathecal Infusion
ASA Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL 2008 ,
Effect of Baricity and Posture on Bupivacaine Distribution after Chronic Intrathecal infusion
ASRA Annual Meeting, Cancun, Mexico 2008 ,
Psoas Compartment Catheters for Perioperative Pain Management in Children
ASA Annual Meeting in San Francisco, CA 2007 ,
Dexmedetomidine versus Propofal Administration in Neurologically Children Undergoing EEG Neurodiagnostic Studies
SPA/AAP Annual Meeting 2007 ,
Psoas Compartment Catheters for Perioperative Pain Management in Children
SPA/AAP Annual Meeting 2007 ,
Anesthesia for Cerebral Hemispherectomy in Infants and Young Children
SPA/AAP Annual Meeting 2007 ,
Time Taken for Epidural Catheter Placement - Impact of a Regional lAnesthesia Team
SPA/AAP Annual Meeting. Tampa, FL Spring, 2012 ,
Regional Anesthesia and Analgesia in Children
Essentials of Pediatric Anesthesia ,
Author's reply
Pediatric Anesth , : 17707

Presentations

Presentations TitleEventLocationDate
Practical Approaces to QualitySociety for Pediatric Anesthesia and American Academy of Pediatrics Annual MeetingJacksonville, FLJan. 1, 2009
Upper Extremity Nerve BlocksRegional Anesthesia in ChildrenSeattle, WAJan. 1, 2009
Continuous, Perineural CathetersRegional Anesthesia in ChildrenSeattle, WAJan. 1, 2009

Research Funding

Grant TitleGrantorAmountAward Date
A prospective randomized controlled trial of epidural catheters or lumbar plexus catheters to provide analgesia after hip surgery in children $$5,000 2011
Lumbar plexus catheter versus femoral nerve catheter versus single-shot femoral block for postoperative pain control after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction in children 2010
Cerebrospinal fluid and spinal cord distribution of baclofen and bupivacaine during slow intrathecal infusion in free-moving pigsDepartment of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA. $$10,000 2008 - 2011
Ultrasound-guided rectus sheath block for post-operative pain control following umbilical hernia repair $$23000 2008

Primary Office

Seattle Children's
MB.11.500.3 - Anesthesia Administration
4800 Sand Point Way NE
Seattle, WA 98105
206-987-2518

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