Biography

Girish P. Joshi, MB, BS, MD, FFARCSI is Professor of Anesthesiology and Pain Management at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas, Texas. He is also the Director of Perioperative Medicine and Ambulatory Anesthesia at Parkland Health and Hospital Systems, Dallas, Texas. Dr Joshi received his medical degree (M.B., B.S.) and Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) degree from B. J. Medical College at the University of Pune, India. He received his FFARCSI from the College of Anaesthetists, Royal College of Surgeons, Ireland, and then received another M.D. degree from the University College Dublin, Ireland. Dr. Joshi has published extensively. He has authored or co-authored over 100 peer-reviewed journal articles, case reports, editorials and abstracts as well as numerous book chapters and is the editor of a book on anesthesia. He performs reviews for several prestigious journals including Anesthesiology, Anesthesia and Analgesia, Journal of Clinical Anesthesia, and Postgraduate Journal. Dr. Joshi has made numerous presentations as a visiting professor and invited lecturer. He has also attended several National and International meetings as a speaker. Dr. Joshi is a member of many professional societies, including the Association of University Anesthesiologists, the American Society of Anesthesiologists, the Texas Society of Anesthesiologists, the International Anesthesia Research Society, and the Society for Ambulatory Anesthesia (SAMBA). He serves on the Board the Board of Directors and numerous committees of the Texas Society of Anesthesiologists and was the President of SAMBA.

Education

Internship University of Pune (1982), Rotating Internship
Medical School B. J. Medical College (1982)
Residency University of Pune (1985), Anesthesiology
Residency Limerick Regional Hospital (1989), Anesthesiology

Research Interest

  • Acute Pain Management
  • Ambulatory Anesthesia
  • Clinical Pharmacology Related to Anesthesiology
  • Postoperative Outcome and Safety

Publications

Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Evaluation of gas humidifying devices as a means of intraperitoneal local anesthetic administration for laparoscopic surgery.
Greib N, Schlotterbeck H, Dow WA, Joshi GP, Geny B, Diemunsch PA Anesthesia and Analgesia 2008
Cardiovascular safety of the cyclooxygenase-2 selective inhibitors parecoxib and valdecoxib in the postoperative setting: an analysis of integrated data.
Schug SA, Joshi GP, Camu F, et al Anesthesia and Analgesia 2008
Evaluation of gas humidifying devices as a means of intraperitoneal local anesthetic administration for laparoscopic surgery.
Greib N, Schlotterbeck H, Dow WA, Joshi GP, Geny B, Diemunsch PA Anesthesia and Analgesia 2008
Safety and efficacy of the cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitors parecoxib and valdecoxib after noncardiac surgery.
Nussmeier NA, Whelton AA, Brown MT, Joshi GP, et al Anesthesiology 2006 104 518-26
A comparison of remifentanil and fentanyl adverse effect profile in a multicenter phase IV study
Joshi GP, Warner DS, Twersky RS, Fleisher L J Clin Anesth 2002 14 494-9
Is there a learning curve associated with the use of remifentanil?
Joshi GP, Jamerson BD, Roizen MF, Fleisher L, Twersky RS, Warner DS, Colopy M Anesth Analg 2000 91 1049-55

Honors & Awards

  • President
    Society for Ambulatory Anesthesia (2007)
  • Board of Directors
    Texas Society of Anesthesiologists (2000)
  • President
    Dallas County Anesthesiologists Society (1998)
  • Man of the Year
    B. J. Medical College, Pune, India (1980)
  • National Merit Scholarship
    (1976)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Society of Anesthesiologists, Texas Society of Anesthesiologists and Dallas County Anesthesiology Society
  • Association of University Anesthesiologists
  • International Anesthesia Research Society
  • Society for Ambulatory Anesthesia
  • Texas Medical Association, Dallas County Medical Society