Thomas Burch, MD

Associate in Cardiac Anesthesia

Assistant Professor of Anaesthesia, Harvard Medical School

    Contact: 617-355-6225
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Medical Services


  • Anesthesiology Perioperative and Pain Medicine
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Experience and Education


Medical School

Tulane University School of Medicine,


Baptist Medical Center,

Birmingham, Alabama

Residency, Anesthesiology

University of Alabama at Birmingham,

Birmingham, Alabama

Fellowship, Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology

Wake Forest University School of Medicine,

Fellowship, Pediatric Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology

Boston Children's Hospital,

Boston, MA


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  1. Pitkin AD, Wesley MC, Guleserian KJ, Baum VC, Burch TM, Janelle GM. Perioperative management of a patient with failed fontan physiology. Semin Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2013 Mar; 17(1):61-5.
  2. Burch TM, Mizuguchi KA, DiNardo JA. Echocardiographic assessment of atrial septal defects. Anesth Analg. 2012 Oct; 115(4):772-5.
  3. Hand WR, Ikonomidis JS, Bratton CF, Burch TM, McEvoy MD. Intraoperative diagnosis of stanford type a dissection by transesophageal echocardiogram in a patient presenting for renal transplantation. Case Rep Transplant. 2011; 2011:263561.
  4. Burch TM, Stanger B, Mizuguchi KA, Zurakowski D, Reid SD. Is alcohol-based hand disinfection equivalent to surgical scrub before placing a central venous catheter? Anesth Analg. 2012 Mar; 114(3):622-5.
  5. Burch TM, Locke AQ. Air lock and embolism upon attempted initiation of cardiopulmonary bypass while using vacuum-assisted venous drainage. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2012 Jun; 26(3):468-70.
  6. Burch TM, Gardner JC, Royster RL, Kincaid T, Mizuguchi KA. Acute occlusion of a bileaflet mechanical mitral valve prosthesis resulting from external cardiac compression. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2011 Feb; 24(2):228.e1-2.
  7. Mizuguchi KA, Burch TM, Bulwer BE, Fox AA, Rizzo RJ, Shernan SK. Thrombus or bilobar left atrial appendage? Diagnosis by real-time three-dimensional transesophageal echocardiography. Anesth Analg. 2009 Jan; 108(1):70-2.
  8. Burch TM, McGowan FX, Kussman BD, Powell AJ, DiNardo JA. Congenital supravalvular aortic stenosis and sudden death associated with anesthesia: what's the mystery? Anesth Analg. 2008 Dec; 107(6):1848-54.
  9. Mizuguchi KA, Fox AA, Burch TM, Cohn LH, Fox JA. Tricuspid and mitral valve carcinoid disease in the setting of a patent foramen ovale. Anesth Analg. 2008 Dec; 107(6):1819-21.
  10. Burch TM, Mizuguchi KA, Wesley MC, Swanson TM, Dinardo JA. Echocardiographic features of pulmonary atresia with intact ventricular septum. Anesth Analg. 2008 Nov; 107(5):1509-11.
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  12. Mizuguchi KA, Fox AA, Burch TM, Locke A, Davidson MJ, Fox JA. Incidental finding of superior vena cava mass missed on transesophageal echocardiography but seen on epiaortic imaging. Anesth Analg. 2008 Sep; 107(3):788-90.
  13. Burch TM, Davidson MF, Pereira SJ. Use of transesophageal echocardiography in the evaluation and surgical treatment of a patient with an aneurysmal interatrial septum and an intracardiac thrombus traversing a patent foramen ovale. Anesth Analg. 2008 Mar; 106(3):769-70.
  14. Nielsen VG, Steenwyk BL, Burch TM, King CK, McGiffin DC. Hemostatic analysis of a 13 year old with antiphospholipid syndrome and restrictive pericarditis. Blood Coagul Fibrinolysis. 2007 Oct; 18(7):695-7.
  15. Nielsen VG, Gurley WQ, Burch TM. The impact of factor XIII on coagulation kinetics and clot strength determined by thrombelastography. Anesth Analg. 2004 Jul; 99(1):120-3.
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