The Editor


RON LITMAN (Editor) made his PDA-program debut performance with Strategies in Pediatric Anesthesia (, which was then sold to Cambridge Publishing (without royalties) to create Pediatric Anesthesia Practice. Ron then debuted in the print world with Pediatric Anesthesia: The Requisites, which received one 5-star Amazon review and sold out of its printings. Ron is proudly and humbly recreating his Editor role with this e-book production of Basics. He is currently Professor of Anesthesiology and Pediatrics at the Perelman School of Medicine of the University of Pennsylvania, and an attending anesthesiologist at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Academic interests: upper airway pathophysiology, sedative techniques, malignant hyperthermia. High School: Lincoln, Yonkers, N.Y.; B.A.: SUNY-Buffalo; D.O.: NYCOM; Pediatric residency: Rainbow Babies & Children’s, Cleveland; Anesthesiology residency: Mount Sinai, NYC; Fellowship: CHOP; Outside interests: tennis, New York sports teams; Favorite authors: Stephen King, Christopher Hitchens, David Foster Wallace,  Edward St. Aubyn; Wife: Daphne Klausner (health care executive); Kids: Alan and Cory (teenagers); Step-kids: Becca and Ethan (more teenagers) Parents: Artie and Barbara (Florida condo).

Dr. Litman’s CV: Litman_CV

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