EDUCATION

Undergraduate
  • University of Texas , Austin , TX

Medical School

  • University of Texas Medical Branch , Galveston , TX
Pediatric Anesthesia
  • Boston Children's Hospital , Boston , MA
Medicine
  • Lyndon Baines Johnson Hospital , Houston , TX
Anesthesiology
  • University of Virginia , Charlottesville , VA

PROFESSIONAL HISTORY


PUBLICATIONS

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  1. Butler M, Drum E, Evans FM, Fitzgerald T, Fraser J, Holterman AX, Jen H, Kynes M, Kreiss J, McClain CD, Newton M, Nwomeh B, O'Neill J, Ozgediz D, Politis G, Rice H, Rothstein D, Sanchez J, Singleton M, Yudkowitz FS. Guidelines and checklists for short-term missions in global pediatric surgery: Recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics Delivery of Surgical Care Global Health Subcommittee, American Pediatric Surgical Association Global Pediatric Surgery Committee, Society for Pediatric Anesthesia Committee on International Education and Service, and American Pediatric Surgical Nurses Association, Inc. Global Health Special Interest Group. Paediatr Anaesth. 2018 05; 28(5):392-410. View abstract
  2. Butler M, Drum E, Evans FM, Fitzgerald T, Fraser J, Holterman AX, Jen H, Kynes JM, Kreiss J, McClain CD, Newton M, Nwomeh B, O'Neill J, Ozgediz D, Politis G, Rice H, Rothstein D, Sanchez J, Singleton M, Yudkowitz FS. Guidelines and checklists for short-term missions in global pediatric surgery: Recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics Delivery of Surgical Care Global Health Subcommittee, American Pediatric Surgical Association Global Pediatric Surgery Committee, Society for Pediatric Anesthesia Committee on International Education and Service, and American Pediatric Surgical Nurses Association, Inc. Global Health Special Interest Group. J Pediatr Surg. 2018 Apr; 53(4):828-836. View abstract
  3. Cancedda C, Riviello R, Wilson K, Scott KW, Tuteja M, Barrow JR, Hedt-Gauthier B, Bukhman G, Scott J, Milner D, Raviola G, Weissman B, Smith S, Nuthulaganti T, McClain CD, Bierer BE, Farmer PE, Becker AE, Binagwaho A, Rhatigan J, Golan DE. Building Workforce Capacity Abroad While Strengthening Global Health Programs at Home: Participation of Seven Harvard-Affiliated Institutions in a Health Professional Training Initiative in Rwanda. Acad Med. 2017 05; 92(5):649-658. View abstract
  4. Wang JT, McClain CD. Anesthesia Review: Blasting the Boards. Anesth Analg. 2017 Mar 22. View abstract
  5. Snell JJ, Chan DM, McClain CD. Primum Non Nocere: Advocating for a Better Model in Global Surgery and Anesthesia. J Anesth Hist. 2017 Jan; 3(1):1-2. View abstract
  6. Chan DM, Wong R, Runnels S, Muhizi E, McClain CD. Factors Influencing the Choice of Anesthesia as a Career by Undergraduates of the University of Rwanda. Anesth Analg. 2016 08; 123(2):481-7. View abstract
  7. Evans FM, Mallepally NR, Dubowitz G, Vasilopoulos T, McClain CD, Enneking K. Factors influencing anesthesia residency selection: impact of global health opportunities. Can J Anaesth. 2016 Jun; 63(6):674-81. View abstract
  8. Ng-Kamstra JS, Greenberg SLM, Abdullah F, Amado V, Anderson GA, Cossa M, Costas-Chavarri A, Davies J, Debas HT, Dyer GSM, Erdene S, Farmer PE, Gaumnitz A, Hagander L, Haider A, Leather AJM, Lin Y, Marten R, Marvin JT, McClain CD, Meara JG, Meheš M, Mock C, Mukhopadhyay S, Orgoi S, Prestero T, Price RR, Raykar NP, Riesel JN, Riviello R, Rudy SM, Saluja S, Sullivan R, Tarpley JL, Taylor RH, Telemaque LF, Toma G, Varghese A, Walker M, Yamey G, Shrime MG. Global Surgery 2030: a roadmap for high income country actors. BMJ Glob Health. 2016; 1(1):e000011. View abstract
  9. Kirpich IA, Marsano LS, McClain CJ. Gut-liver axis, nutrition, and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. Clin Biochem. 2015 Sep; 48(13-14):923-30. View abstract
  10. McClain CD, Soriano SG. Anesthesia for intracranial surgery in infants and children. Curr Opin Anaesthesiol. 2014 Oct; 27(5):465-9. View abstract
  11. Landrigan-Ossar M, McClain CD. Anesthesia for interventional radiology. Paediatr Anaesth. 2014 Jul; 24(7):698-702. View abstract
  12. Hoyler M, Finlayson SR, McClain CD, Meara JG, Hagander L. Shortage of doctors, shortage of data: a review of the global surgery, obstetrics, and anesthesia workforce literature. World J Surg. 2014 Feb; 38(2):269-80. View abstract
  13. McClain CD, Landrigan-Ossar M. Challenges in pediatric neuroanesthesia: awake craniotomy, intraoperative magnetic resonance imaging, and interventional neuroradiology. Anesthesiol Clin. 2014 Mar; 32(1):83-100. View abstract
  14. Hughes CD, McClain CD, Hagander L, Pierre JH, Groen RS, Kushner AL, Meara JG. Ratio of cesarean deliveries to total operations and surgeon nationality are potential proxies for surgical capacity in central Haiti. World J Surg. 2013 Jul; 37(7):1526-9. View abstract
  15. McClain CD, Holzman RS. Attenuating the perioperative stress response: a proposition of a simple solution. Minerva Anestesiol. 2013 Sep; 79(9):981-2. View abstract
  16. Hughes CD, Nash KA, Alkire BC, McClain CD, Hagander LE, Smithers CJ, Raymonville M, Sullivan SR, Riviello R, Rogers SO, Meara JG. The impact of natural disaster on pediatric surgical delivery: a review of Haiti six months before and after the 2010 earthquake. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2012 May; 23(2):523-33. View abstract
  17. Khoriaty E, McClain CD, Permaul P, Smith ER, Rachid R. Intraoperative anaphylaxis induced by the gelatin component of thrombin-soaked gelfoam in a pediatric patient. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2012 Mar; 108(3):209-10. View abstract
  18. McClain CD, Rockoff MA, Soriano SG. Anesthetic concerns for pediatric patients in an intraoperative MRI suite. Curr Opin Anaesthesiol. 2011 Oct; 24(5):480-6. View abstract
  19. Vendrame M, Kaleyias J, Loddenkemper T, Smith E, McClain C, Rockoff M, Manganaro S, McKenzie B, Gao L, Scott M, Bourgeois B, Kothare SV. Electroencephalogram monitoring during intracranial surgery for moyamoya disease. Pediatr Neurol. 2011 Jun; 44(6):427-32. View abstract
  20. Smith ER, McClain CD, Heeney M, Scott RM. Pial synangiosis in patients with moyamoya syndrome and sickle cell anemia: perioperative management and surgical outcome. Neurosurg Focus. 2009 Apr; 26(4):E10. View abstract
  21. McClain CD and McManus ML. Complications Following Operative Interventions for Vascular Anomalies in Pediatrics. Neurosurgical Anesthesia and Critical Care Medicine – Strategies for Prevention, Early Detection, and Management, edited by Brambrink A and Kirsch JR (in press). 2009. View abstract
  22. McClain CD and Soriano SG. Specific ICU Risks after Pediatric Neurosurgery in Perioperative Complications. Neurosurgical Anesthesia and Critical Care Medicine – Strategies for Prevention, Early Detection, and Management, edited by Brambrink A and Kirsch JR (in press). 2009. View abstract
  23. McClain CD. contributing author. How to Pick a Doctor, by Kyra Bobinet (in press). 2009. View abstract
  24. McClain CD and Soriano SG. Neurosurgery and Neurotraumatology: Anesthetic Considerations. Pediatric Anesthesia: Principles & Practice, edited by Bissonette B and Dalens BJ (in press). 2009. View abstract
  25. McClain CD, Soriano SG and Rockoff MA. Pediatric Neurosurgical Anesthesia. A Practice of Anesthesia for Infants and Children, edited by Cote CJ, Todres ID, Goudsouzian NG and Ryan JF (in press). 2008. View abstract
  26. McClain CD and McManus ML. Perioperative Pediatric Fluid Management. A Practice of Anesthesia for Infants and Children, edited by Cote CJ, Todres ID, Goudsouzian NG and Ryan JF (in press). 2008. View abstract
  27. McClain CD and Soriano SG. The Central Nervous System: Pediatric Neuroanesthesia. A Practical Approach to Pediatric Anesthesia, edited by Holzman RS, Mancuso T and Polaner D. 2008. View abstract
  28. McClain CD. Ethical Treatment of Combatants and Noncombatants. ASA Syllabus on Ethics. 2008. View abstract
  29. McClain CD, Soriano SG, Goumnerova LC, Black PM, Rockoff MA. Detection of unanticipated intracranial hemorrhage during intraoperative magnetic resonance image-guided neurosurgery. Report of two cases. J Neurosurg. 2007 May; 106(5 Suppl):398-400. View abstract
  30. McClain CD, Proctor MR, Soriano SG, Goumnerova LG and Rockoff MA. Initial Experience with a Mobile 1.5T MRI for Intraoperative Guidance in Pediatric Neurosurgery. J Neurosurg Anesthesiol. 2007; in press. View abstract
  31. McClain CD, McGowan FX, Kovatsis PG. Laparoscopic surgery in a patient with Fontan physiology. Anesth Analg. 2006 Oct; 103(4):856-8. View abstract
  32. Wolf GK, McClain CD, Zurakowski D, Dodson B, McManus ML. Total phenytoin concentrations do not accurately predict free phenytoin concentrations in critically ill children. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2006 Sep; 7(5):434-9; quiz 440. View abstract
  33. McClain CD. Society of neurosurgical anesthesia and critical care scientific meeting. Anesthesiology. 2006 Apr; 104(4):898-9. View abstract
  34. McClain CD. Report of Scientific Meeting – SNACC 2005. Anesthesiology. 2006; 104(4):898-99. View abstract
  35. Yemen TA, McClain C. Muscular dystrophy, anesthesia and the safety of inhalational agents revisited; again. Paediatr Anaesth. 2006 Feb; 16(2):105-8. View abstract
  36. Yemen TA and McClain C. Muscular Dystrophy, Anesthesia, and the Safety of Inhalational Agents Revisited; Again. Paediatric Anesthesia. 2006; 16(2):105-8. View abstract
  37. Yen KL, Piva S, McClain CD, Smith ER, Riviello JJ, Robertson RL, Soriano SG, Scott RM and McManus ML. Regional Cerebral Blood Flow Monitoring by Thermal Diffusion Probe in Children with Moyamoya Syndrome Undergoing Pial Synangiosis. J Neurosurg Anesthesiol. 2006; 18(4):277. View abstract
  38. Gerhard Wolf MD, Craig McClain MD, David Zurakowski PhD, MPH, Brenda Dodson PharmD, Michael L. McManus MD, MPH. Safe and Effective Treatment with Phenytoin Requires Measurement of Free Levels in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit. Pediatric Crit Care Med. 2006; 7:518. View abstract
  39. Yen KL, Piva S, McClain CD, Smith ER, Riviello JJ, Robertson RL, Soriano SG, Scott RM and McManus ML. Noninvasive Cerebral Oxygenation Monitoring by Near-Infrared Spectroscopy in Children with Moyamoya Syndrome Undergoing Pial Synangiosis. J Neurosurg Anesthesiol. 2006; 18(4):277-8. View abstract
  40. Louthan MV, Theriot JA, Zimmerman E, Stutts JT, McClain CJ. Decreased prevalence of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease in black obese children. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2005 Oct; 41(4):426-9. View abstract
  41. McClain CD. Should the Results of Animal Studies Change Clinical Anesthetic Care?. Society for Pediatric Anesthesia Newsletter. 2005; Summer. View abstract
  42. McClain CD, Wolf G, Dodson BL and McManus ML. Total and Unbound Phenytoin Levels in Critically Ill Children. Canadian Journal of Anesthesia. 2005; 52(Supplement 1):A166. View abstract
  43. McClain CD. Should the Results of Animal Studies Change Clinical Anesthetic Care? Point/Counterpoint. Society for Pediatric Anesthesia Newsletter. 2005; 3-4. View abstract
  44. McClain CD, Baum VC, Erdmann A. Concise Anatomy for Anesthesia. Crit Care Med. 2003; 31:1892. View abstract
  45. McClain CD. Pulmonary Artery Catheter: Cannot Wedge, Malfunction. Critical Care on Call, edited by Alan T. Lefor. 2002. View abstract
  46. Hatton J, Rapp RP, Kudsk KA, Brown RO, Luer MS, Bukar JG, Chen SA, McClain CJ, Gesundheit N, Dempsey RJ, Young B. Intravenous insulin-like growth factor-I (IGF-I) in moderate-to-severe head injury: a Phase II safety and efficacy trial. Neurosurg Focus. 1997 May 15; 2(5):ECP1; discussion 1 p following ECP1. View abstract
  47. Hatton J, Rapp RP, Kudsk KA, Brown RO, Luer MS, Bukar JG, Chen SA, McClain CJ, Gesundheit N, Dempsey RJ, Young B. Intravenous insulin-like growth factor-I (IGF-I) in moderate-to-severe head injury: a phase II safety and efficacy trial. J Neurosurg. 1997 May; 86(5):779-86. View abstract
  48. Zhang W, Grasso L, McClain CD, Gambel AM, Cha Y, Travali S, Deisseroth AB, Mercer WE. p53-independent induction of WAF1/CIP1 in human leukemia cells is correlated with growth arrest accompanying monocyte/macrophage differentiation. Cancer Res. 1995 Feb 01; 55(3):668-74. View abstract
  49. Zhang W, Randaw GS, Gau J, McClain CD, Guo XY, Shay JW and Deisseroth AB. The first intron of human H-ras is regulated by p53: Specific activation mediated by a p53-binding element and general repression by the N-terminus of p53. Int. J. Oncol. 1995; 7:1021-28. View abstract
  50. Zhang W, McClain C, Gau JP, Guo XY, Deisseroth AB. Hyperphosphorylation of p53 induced by okadaic acid attenuates its transcriptional activation function. Cancer Res. 1994 Aug 15; 54(16):4448-53. View abstract
  51. Ott L, Young B, Phillips R, McClain C, Adams L, Dempsey R, Tibbs P, Ryo UY. Altered gastric emptying in the head-injured patient: relationship to feeding intolerance. J Neurosurg. 1991 May; 74(5):738-42. View abstract
  52. Hill DB, Henderson LM, McClain CJ. Osmotic diarrhea induced by sugar-free theophylline solution in critically ill patients. JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr. 1991 May-Jun; 15(3):332-6. View abstract
  53. McClain CJ, Hennig B, Ott LG, Goldblum S, Young AB. Mechanisms and implications of hypoalbuminemia in head-injured patients. J Neurosurg. 1988 Sep; 69(3):386-92. View abstract
  54. Young AB, Ott LG, Beard D, Dempsey RJ, Tibbs PA, McClain CJ. The acute-phase response of the brain-injured patient. J Neurosurg. 1988 Sep; 69(3):375-80. View abstract
  55. Norton JA, Ott LG, McClain C, Adams L, Dempsey RJ, Haack D, Tibbs PA, Young AB. Intolerance to enteral feeding in the brain-injured patient. J Neurosurg. 1988 Jan; 68(1):62-6. View abstract
  56. McClain CJ, Twyman DL, Ott LG, Rapp RP, Tibbs PA, Norton JA, Kasarskis EJ, Dempsey RJ, Young B. Serum and urine zinc response in head-injured patients. J Neurosurg. 1986 Feb; 64(2):224-30. View abstract
  57. Bates J, McClain CJ. The effect of severe zinc deficiency on serum levels of albumin, transferrin, and prealbumin in man. Am J Clin Nutr. 1981 Sep; 34(9):1655-60. View abstract