Alan David Kaye
Alan David Kaye, MD, PhD, is the Professor and Chairman of the Department of Anesthesiology at LSU Health Sciences Center in New Orleans since January 2005. Before coming to LSU, he was Professor and Chairman of the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Department of Anesthesiology in Lubbock, Texas. Prior, he was the Medical Director of the Greater New Orleans Surgical Center, the Director of Resident Recruitment, Acting Program Director and an Attending Staff of the Department of Anesthesiology at Tulane University Medical Center in New Orleans.
He was born in New York and raised in Los Angeles and Tucson. He received two BS degrees and a MD degree from the University of Arizona. He was a national finalist for a Rhodes Scholarship, Honors Student of the Year, Who's Who, Phi Beta Kappa, and the Outstanding Graduating Senior in his class.
Dr. Kaye completed his PhD in pharmacology in May 1997. His thesis title was "Pharmacology of Angiotensin Peptides and Nonpeptide Agonists in the Pulmonary Vascular Bed of the Cat and of the Rat." He was awarded first place in the National Student Research Forum as a resident and has authored or co-authored over 150 abstracts and 200 manuscripts and book chapters in the fields of pulmonary vascular pharmacology and anesthesiology.