Dr. Samuel Vanderhoek is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care Medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He is an attending anesthesiologist in the Johns Hopkins Children’s Center, and he provides anesthesia in the pediatric operating rooms and sees patients in the pre-operative clinic. He is also a member of the pediatric liver transplant anesthesia team.

Dr. Vanderhoek’s research lies in perioperative glycemic control, specifically in children and adolescents with insulin-dependent diabetes who use insulin pumps. He also coordinates the resident rotations within pediatric anesthesia, developing curricula for these blocks as well as assessment tools. He is interested in resident education, curriculum development, and adult learning. Dr. Vanderhoek completed the Harvard-Macy Program for Future Academic Clinician Educators.

Dr. Vanderhoek received his medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine, and he completed his residency in anesthesia at Massachusetts General Hospital followed by a fellowship in pediatric anesthesia at Boston Children’s Hospital. He is board certified in both anesthesiology and pediatric anesthesiology.