Dr. Denise Cinquegrana is an Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and her primary practice is in Neuroanesthesia at The Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Dr. Cinquegrana completed her undergraduate degree in Economics at Harvard University. She completed her Master of Public Health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and was awarded a Fulbright Fellowship with which she conducted research on the economic factors influencing the epidemiology of HIV infection in Barcelona, Spain. Subsequently, she worked for the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, NIH, in virology and regulatory affairs, prior to attending medical school at the State University of New York Upstate Medical University. She then completed her residency in Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine and fellowship in Neuroanesthesia at Johns Hopkins. In 2016-2017 she received the resident teaching award at Johns Hopkins.

Her areas of clinical interest include neuroanesthesia, OB/regional anesthesia, and transplant anesthesia. Her research interests include pain management and transfusion medicine in spine surgery and neurosurgery, as well as clinical operations research. She is also interested in global health and is a member of the Johns Hopkins Global Alliance of Perioperative Professionals.

Dr. Cinquegrana is a member of the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA), and she serves on the ASA Committee on Neuroanesthesia, ASA Committee on Economics, and the ASA Committee on Future Models of Anesthesia Practice.

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