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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: Medical Director, CPI

Research Center: Center for Clinical and Translational Research

  • 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
    • Lynn D. Martin, MD, MBA, Rampersad, S., Low, D., Reed, M
      Process Improvement in the Operating Room Using Toyota (Lean) Methods
      Colombian J Anesth , 2014 : 42220-8
    • Task Force for Children’s Surgical Care
      Optimal Resources for Children's Surgical Care in The United States
      J of the American College of Surgeons , 2014 : 218479–87
    • Otto, R. K., Friedman, S. D
      Pediatric Sedation and Magnetic Resonance Imaging: The Potential for Motion Correction
      Pediatr Anesth , 2014 : 24459-61
    • Taenzer AH, Walker BJ, Bosenberg AT, Krane EJ, Martin LD, Polaner DM, Santhaneum S, Wolf, C
      Interscalene Brachial Plexus Blocks under General Anesthesia in Children Is this Safe Practice? A report from the Pediatric Regional Anesthesia Network (PRAN).
      Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine , 2014 : 39503–5
    • Otto RK, Friedman SD, Martin, LD
      Pediatric Sedation and Magnetic Resonance Imaging: the Potential for Motion Correction
      Pediatric Anesthesia , 2014 : 24453-465
    • Kurth DC, Tyler D, Heitmiller G, Tascone S, Martin LD, Deshpande, J
      National Pediatric Anesthesia Safety-Quality Improvement Program in the United States
      Anesth Analg , 2014 : 119112 121
    • McFadyen JG, Thompson DR
      Applied Respiratory Physiology
      In Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Wheeler Wong Shanley (Eds), Springer-Verlag London , 2014 : 3 -18
    • Taenzer AH, Walker B, Bosenberg A, Suresh S, Polaner D, Wolf C, Krane E
      Asleep vs. Awake – Does it matter? Pediatric regional block complications by patient state. A report from the Pediatric Regional Anesthesia Network (PRAN).
      Reg Anesth & Pain Med , 2014 : 39279-83
    • Low, D., Reed, M., Geiduschek, J
      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
    • Low D, Reed M, Geiduschek J, Martin L
      Enhancing quality and safety in the operating room through checklist implementation
      Pediatric Anesthesia , 2013
    • Rampersad S, Weiss G, Geiduschek J, Bates S, Martin L
      Video observation of changes in anesthesia place; a useful and reliable tool for quality improvement initiatives
      Pediatric Anesthesia , 2013 : 23627-633
    • Martin L, Rampersad S, Weiss G, Zerr D, Martin L:
      Modification of anesthesia practice reduces catheter associated bloodstream infections: a quality improvement initiative
      Pediatric Anesthesia , 2013 : 23588-596
    • Pelly N, SEallear B, Reed M, Martin LD
      Utilizing Integrated Facility Design (IFD to Improve the Quality of a Pediatric Ambulatory Surgery Center
      Pediatric Anesthesia , 2013 : 23634-638
    • Martin Liz D, Rampersad Sally, Martin LD
      Improving Medication Safety in the Operating Room
      International Assembly for Pediatric Anesthesia meeting, Washington, DC , 2012 Oct. 11 - 2012 12
    • olaner DM, Bosenberg AT, Krane EJ, Martin LD, Santhanam S, Taenzer AH, Wolf and the investigators of the Pediatric Regional Anesthesia Network
      The Incidence of Positive Test Doses in Pediatric Regional Blockade: Data from the Pediatric Regional Anesthesia Network (PRAN)
      Society of Pediatric Anesthesiology , 2012 Feb.
    • Budac L, Rampersad S, Martin L, Geiduschek J, Katz C, Martin LD.
      Reducing blood stream infections for the anesthetized child through continuous performance improvement (CPI) methodology
      Society of Pediatric Anesthesiology , 2012 Feb.
    • Budac L, Rampersad S, Mardin L, Geiduschek J, Katz C, Martin LD
      Reducing Blood Stream Infections for The Anesthetized Child Through Continuous Performance Improvement (CPI) Methodology
    • Martin, LD
      Society for Pediatric Anesthesia: Improving Perioperative Care for Children
      American Society for Anesthesiology Newsletter , 2012 : 76(11)54-55
    • Rampersad SE, Martin LD.
      PACU Risks
      Essentials of Neurosurgical Anesthesia and Critical Care , 2012 : 559-564
    • McFadyen G, Richards, M, Budac, S, Martin LD
      Anesthesia for Thoracic Surgery
      Gregorys Pediatric Anesthesia, 9th Edition , 2012 : 569-587
    • Polaner DM, Taenzer AH, Walker BJ, Bosenberg A, Krane, E, Suresh S, Wolf C, Martin LD
      Pediatric Regional Anesthesia Network: a multi-institutional study of the use and incidence of complications of pediatric regional anesthesia
      Anesthesia and Analgesia , 2012 : 1151353-1364
    • Polaner DM, Martin LD
      The PRAN Investigators: Quality assurance and improvement: the Pediatric Regional Anesthesia Network
      Pediatric Anesthesia , 2012 : 22115-119
    • Chilman-Blair K, deLoache S, Macfarlane F, Morris H, Harrington G, Martin LD, Singleton MA, Sainsbury D, Chalkadis G, Bennett
      While You Were Sleeping: Medikidz explains General Anaesthestics
      Drager Brochure , 2012 Jan.
    • McFaden G, Richards M, Budac S, Martin LD
      Anesthesia for Thoracic Surgery
      In: Gregory's Pediatric Anesthesia, 9th Edition, Gregory G and Andropoulos D (eds), Wiley Blackwell , 2012 : 569 - 587
    • McDonnell A, Bonn K, Rampersad S, Martin LD
      A3 Quality Improvement Project: Perioperative Antibiotics
    • Walker B, Bosenberg A, Polander D, Martin LD, et al
      Neuraxial Blockade in Children: Analysis of Complications Recorded Over the First Two Years of the Pediatric Regional Anesthesia Network (PRAN)
      : Pain 72
    • Taenzer A, Bosenberg A, Martin LD, et al
      Asleep vs Awake: Regional Block complications by Patient State at the Time of Block
    • Tyler DC, Martin LD
      Quality Improvement Initiative in Pediatric Anesthesia
      American Society for Anesthesiology Newsletter , 2011 : 7518 - 20
    • Martin Ld
      SPA: Improving Perioperative Care for Children
      American Society for Anesthesiology Newsletter , 2011 : 75(3)46 - 47
    • Ziegfeld S, Martin LD
      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
    • Rampersad SE, Schenkman KA, Martin LD
      Noninvasive Monitoring in Children.
      In: Fuhrman BP and Zimmerman JJ (eds); Pediatric Critical Care 4th Edition St. Lous, Mosby-Yearbook , 2011 : 550 - 560
    • Ramapersad SE, Martin Ld
      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.
      20173265 Journal of health care for the poor and underserved , 2010 Feb. : 229-36
    • Martin, LD
      Blessed - not jinxed - to be SPAs 13th president.
      Society for Pediatric Anesthesia Newsletter , 2010 : (Fall)
    • Polaner DM, Krane E, Martin LD, et al
      Pediatric Regional Anesthesia Network (PRAN): the First 7500 Cases
    • Taenzer AH, Cravero JP, Krane E, Martin LD, et al
      Localizing techniques: Pediatric Regional Anesthesia Network (PRAN) data from 1/2007 to 10/2008
    • Venn N, Cote CJ, Koh J, Santhanam S, Martin L, et al
      Semuron Pediatric SAS Poster
    • Lee HH, Bosenberg A, Flack S, Cravero J, Krane E, Martin L, Polaner DM, Suresh S, Taenzer A
      Caudal block revisited: what are the risks?
      SPA/AAP section on Anesthesiology and Pain Management , 2009 Mar. 19 - 2009 Mar. 22 : Jacksonville, FL.
    • Cushman K, Helmers L, Flack S, Martin L
      Using Lean (Toyota) Methods in Creation of a Regional Block Room to Expedite Surgical Case Flow
    • Taenzer A, Cravero J, Krane E, Martin LD, et al
      Regional Anesthesia in Children - Imaging Techniques. PRAN data from 1/2007 - 10/2008
    • Martin, LD
      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.
      17667852 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.
      16763506 Critical care medicine , 2006 Aug. : 2217-23
    • 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.
      14702440 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.
      12751395 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.
      12620952 Canadian journal of anaesthesia = Journal canadien d'anesthesie , 2003 Mar. : 277-84
    • McAllister DL, Martin LD
      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.
      12793942 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

  • Presentations Title Event Location Date
    Invited Speaker: Anesthesia for Neonatal Surgery, Basic of Anesthesia for the Neonate XXXI Colombian Congress of Anesthesiology Cali, Colombia June 3, 2015 - June 6, 2015
    Invited Faculty - Anesthesia and Respiratory Infections in Children, Anesthesia for the Neonate, Anesthesia-related Neurotoxicity: Are We Injuring Our Children? Dannemiller Anesthesiology Review Course San Antonio, TX April 2015
    Engaging Physicians in Leader Standard Work for Safety and Reliability Healthcare Performance Improvement Annual Safety Summit Cincinnati, OH Nov. 5, 2014
    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
  • 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

Overview

Board Certification(s)

Anesthesiology
Pediatrics
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