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T. Wesley Templeton, MD

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T. Wesley Templeton, MD

T. Wesley Templeton, MD

Associate Professor


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Contact Information


  • American Society of Anesthesiologists

  • NC Society of Anesthesiologists

  • Society of Pediatric Anesthesia

  • NPI: 1770568651

Clinical Interests

  • Pediatric Anesthesia

Education & Training

  • BA

    1995 - Princeton University

  • MD

    1999 - Wake Forest School of Medicine

  • Residency

    2003 - Anesthesiology: University of Chicago

  • Fellowship

    2004 - Pediatric Anesthesia: Children's Memorial Hospital of Chicago

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Anesthesiology Anesthesiology

  • American Board of Anesthesiology Pediatric Anesthesiology


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Research Interests

  • Body Temperature, Conscious Sedation, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Brain, Chloral Hydrate

Recent Publications

  • A Retrospective Evaluation of Airway Anatomy in Young Children and Implications for One-Lung Ventilation.
    Downard MG, Lee AJ, Heald CJ, Anthony EY, Singh J, Templeton TW. J. Cardiothorac. Vasc. Anesth. 2020 Aug;
  • Pediatric Airway Management in COVID-19 Patients: Consensus Guidelines From the Society for Pediatric Anesthesia's Pediatric Difficult Intubation Collaborative and the Canadian Pediatric Anesthesia Society.
    Matava CT, Kovatsis PG, Lee JK, Castro P, Denning S, Yu J, Park R, Lockman JL, Von Ungern-Sternberg B, Sabato S, Lee LK, Ayad I, Mireles S, Lardner D, Whyte S, Szolnoki J, Jagannathan N, Thompson N, Stein ML, Dalesio N, Greenberg R, McCloskey J, Peyton J, Evans F, Haydar B, Reynolds P, Chiao F, Taicher B, Templeton T, Bhalla T, Raman VT, Garcia-Marcinkiewicz A, Gálvez J, Tan J, Rehman M, Crockett C, Olomu P, Szmuk P, Glover C, Matuszczak M, Galvez I, Hunyady A, Polaner D, Gooden C, Hsu G, Gumaney H, Pérez-Pradilla C, Kiss EE, Theroux MC, Lau J, Asaf S, Ingelmo P, Engelhardt T, Hervías M, Greenwood E, Javia L, Disma N, Yaster M, Fiadjoe JE, . Anesth. Analg. 2020 07; 131(1):61-73.
  • Button Battery Ingestion: A True Surgical and Anesthetic Emergency.
    Templeton TW, Terry BJ, Pecorella SH, Downard MG. Anesthesiology. 2020 03; 132(3):581.
  • Glottic Web: An Abnormal Cry for Help.
    Templeton TW, Kiell EP, Hodges AS, Fourrier TL. Anesthesiology. 2020 05; 132(5):1237.
  • Anesthesia for Percutaneous Radiofrequency Tumor Ablation (PRFA): A Review of Current Practice and Techniques.
    Piccioni F, Poli A, Templeton LC, Templeton TW, Rispoli M, Vetrugno L, Santonastaso D, Valenza F. . 2019; 12:127-137.
  • Experience with a "Feed and Swaddle" program in infants up to six months of age.
    Templeton LB, Norton MJ, Goenaga-Díaz EJ, McLaughlin DH, Zapadka ME, Templeton TW. Acta Anaesthesiol Scand. 2020 01; 64(1):63-68.
  • Assessment of Common Criteria for Awake Extubation in Infants and Young Children.
    Templeton TW, Goenaga-Díaz EJ, Downard MG, McLouth CJ, Smith TE, Templeton LB, Pecorella SH, Hammon DE, O'Brien JJ, McLaughlin DH, Lawrence AE, Tennant PR, Ririe DG. Anesthesiology. 2019 10; 131(4):801-808.
  • Inside out: Repurposing endobronchial intubation to facilitate extraluminal placement of a 5 Fr Arndt bronchial blocker in young infants.
    Templeton TW, Lawrence AE, Lee AJ, Templeton LB. Paediatr Anaesth. 2018 07; 28(7):668-669.
  • An in vitro analysis of the dead space in 5 supraglottic airway devices intended for use in small children and infants.
    Templeton TW, Goenaga-Díaz EJ, Templeton LB, Ririe DG. Paediatr Anaesth. 2018 06; 28(6):570-572.
  • 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 04; 28(4):347-351.

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