Paul Wischmeyer, MD, EDIC
Professor, Anesthesiology and Surgery
Director, Perioperative Research
Associate Vice Chair, Clinical Research
Duke University School of Medicine
Durham, NC, USA
Dr. Wischmeyer is a perioperative physician who specializes in enhancing preparation and recovery from surgery and critical care. Specifically, at Duke he practices on the Critical Care and Nutrition clinical teams. He serves as a Professor of Anesthesiology and Surgery, the Director of Perioperative Research for the Duke Clinical Research Institute, and Associate Vice Chair for Clinical Research in the Dept of Anesthesiology. He also serves as the Director of the Nutrition Support Team at Duke. Dr. Wischmeyer earned his medical degree with honors at The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, where he was elected into the honor society of Alpha Omega Alpha for outstanding academic achievement. He completed his pediatric internship at University of Colorado Children’s Hospital and his anesthesiology/critical care residency training at the University of Chicago. He also completed a Clinical Pharmacology fellowship and the NIH K30 Clinical Research Scientist Training Program while at University of Chicago. Dr. Wischmeyer’s clinical and research focus is in perioperative care, critical care, and nutrition to help patients prepare and recover from illness and surgery.