Leah Bumgarner Templeton, M.D.

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Leah Bumgarner Templeton, M.D.

Leah Bumgarner Templeton, M.D.

Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology

Office of Women in Medicine and Science

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  • NC Soc of Anesthesiologists

  • Soc for Pediatric Anesthesia

  • Am Soc Of Anesthesiologists

  • NPI: 1346226776

Clinical Interests

  • Pediatric Pain Management, Pediatric Anesthesia

Education & Training

  • A.B.

    1995 - Columbia University

  • M.D.

    1999 - WFU School of Medicine

  • Internship

    2000 - Obstetrics & Gynecology: U Illinois Affil Hosps

  • Residency

    2003 - Anesthesiology: Northwestern Mem Hosp

  • Fellowship

    2004 - Anesthesiology: Childrens Mem Hosp Of Chicago

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Anesthesiology Anesthesiology

  • American Board of Anesthesiology Pediatric Anesthesiology


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Research Interests

  • Metered Dose Inhalers, Bronchial Spasm, Procaterol, Aerosol Propellants, Hydrocarbons, Fluorinated

Recent Publications

  • An initial experience with an Extraluminal EZ-Blocker: a new alternative for 1-lung ventilation in pediatric patients Templeton TW, Templeton LB, Lawrence AE, Sieren LM, Downard MG, Ririe DG.. Paediatr Anaesth. 2018;28(4):347-351.
  • An in vitro analysis of the dead space in 5 supraglottic airway devices intended for use in small children and infants [letter] Templeton TW, Goenaga-Diaz EJ, Templeton LB, Ririe DG.. Paediatr Anaesth. 2018;28(6):570-572.
  • There's no anesthesia like no anesthesia [letter] Templeton LC, Sharma R, Wesley Templeton T.. Paediatr Anaesth. 2017;27(11):1167-1168.
  • A prospective observational study evaluating the prevalence of extubation criteria in young children [abstract] Templeton TW, Templeton LB, Downard MG, Goenega-Diaz EJ, Smith TE, Walch JD, Ririe DG.. In: Abstracts of the 2017 Annual Meeting of the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA); 2017 Oct 21-25; Boston (MA). 2017;():A2276.
  • Bending the rules: a novel approach to placement and retrospective experience with the 5 French Arndt endobronchial blocker in children less than 2 years Templeton TW, Downard MG, Simpson CR, Zeller KA, Templeton LB, Bryan YF.. Paediatr Anaesth. 2016;26(5):512-520.
  • Laryngeal stimulation: an early objective test for timing extubation in young children [letter] Wesley Templeton T, Templeton LB, Goenaga-Diaz EJ, Bryan YF.. Paediatr Anaesth. 2016;26(10):1027-1028.
  • Comparing 3 ventilation modalities by measuring several respiratory parameters using the ProSeal laryngeal mask airway in children Templeton TW, Hoke LK, Yaung J, Aschenbrenner CA, Rose DM, Templeton LB, Bryan YF.. J Clin Anesth. 2016;34():272-278.
  • A comparison of 3 ventilation strategies in children younger than 1 year using a Proseal laryngeal mask airway: a randomized controlled trial Templeton TW, Hoke LK, Templeton LB, Ririe DG, Rose DM, Bryan YF.. J Clin Anesth. 2016;35():502-508.
  • Exposure limits to magnetic resonance imaging fields: invisible land mines or fields to mine [letter] Bryan Y, Hoke L, Templeton TW, Templeton L, Taghon TA.. Anesthesiology. 2010;112(3):763-764.
  • Overcoming dose-counting mechanisms on metered-dose inhalers for urgent treatment in the operating room [letter] Templeton LB, Galyon SW, Smith TE.. Anesth Analg. 2009;109(5):1709-1710.

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