Undergraduate Degree

  • Ludwig-Maximilians-University , 1983 , Munich , Germany


  • Free University of Berlin , 1985 , Berlin , Germany


  • University of Ulm , 1989 , Ulm , Germany


Cardic Anesthesia
  • Cleveland Clinic Hospital , 1990 , Cleveland , OH


Pediatric Anesthesia
  • Boston Children's Hospital , 1991 , Boston , MA


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  1. Yu JS, Seefelder C. Cerebral oximetry changes "out of the blue". Paediatr Anaesth. 2020 05; 30(5):626-627. View abstract
  2. Seefelder C. Modification of the swivel adapter for intraoperative use of pediatric fiberoptic bronchoscopes. Paediatr Anaesth. 2016 Jun; 26(6):670-1. View abstract
  3. Zgleszewski SE, Graham DA, Hickey PR, Brustowicz RM, Odegard KC, Koka R, Seefelder C, Navedo AT, Randolph AG. Anesthesiologist- and System-Related Risk Factors for Risk-Adjusted Pediatric Anesthesia-Related Cardiac Arrest. Anesth Analg. 2016 Feb; 122(2):482-9. View abstract
  4. Borucki A, Kovatsis P, Seefelder C. Risks of fixed-angle supraglottic airways in infants. Paediatr Anaesth. 2015 Apr; 25(4):432-3. View abstract
  5. Fullington NM, Cauley RP, Potanos KM, O'Melia L, Zurakowski D, Bae Kim H, Seefelder C, Vakili K. Immediate extubation after pediatric liver transplantation: a single-center experience. Liver Transpl. 2015 Jan; 21(1):57-62. View abstract
  6. Seefelder C. Double-lumen tube defect: hard to detect during typical use. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2014 Dec; 28(6):e55-6. View abstract
  7. Seefelder C. Clinical landmarks for intervertebral spaces in children. Paediatr Anaesth. 2014 Oct; 24(10):1113-4. View abstract
  8. Seefelder C. Urinary retention and truncal blocks. Paediatr Anaesth. 2014 Sep; 24(9):1012-4. View abstract
  9. Seefelder C. Use of the 26-French double-lumen tube for lung isolation in children. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2014 Jun; 28(3):e19-21. View abstract
  10. Seefelder C. Use of bronchial blockers for single-lung ventilation in infants and children. Eur J Pediatr Surg. 2013 Aug; 23(4):331. View abstract
  11. Kim E, Seefelder C. Pajunk(®) Tsui StimuLong epidural catheter malfunction. Paediatr Anaesth. 2012 Jun; 22(6):583-4. View abstract
  12. Seefelder C. The 'curare cleft' is not the first sign of respiratory effort. Paediatr Anaesth. 2012 Apr; 22(4):415-6. View abstract
  13. Tassone RF, Seefelder C, Sethna NF. Unilateral hemiparesis with thoracic epidural in an adolescent. Case Rep Anesthesiol. 2012; 2012:732584. View abstract
  14. Choi E, Landrigan-Ossar M, Fishman SJ, Seefelder C. Exsanguination by intent: controlled phlebotomy during resection of a giant vascular malformation in a 22-month-old child. Paediatr Anaesth. 2011 Nov; 21(11):1159-62. View abstract
  15. Abolkhair A, Seefelder C. Malignant hyperthermia resolving with discontinuation of sevoflurane alone. Saudi J Anaesth. 2011 Apr; 5(2):229-32. View abstract
  16. Stephenson L, Tkachenko I, Shamberger R, Seefelder C. Anesthesia for patients undergoing transsternal thymectomy for juvenile myasthenia gravis. Saudi J Anaesth. 2011 Jan; 5(1):25-30. View abstract
  17. Ellinas H, Seefelder C. Congenital diaphragmatic hernia repair in neonates: is thoracoscopy feasible? Paediatr Anaesth. 2010 Oct; 20(10):967-9. View abstract
  18. Kinottenbelt G, Skinner A, Seefelder C. Tracheo-oesophageal fistula (TOF) and oesophageal atresia (OA). Best Pract Res Clin Anaesthesiol. 2010 Sep; 24(3):387-401. View abstract
  19. Stephenson LL, Seefelder C. Routine extraluminal use of the 5F Arndt Endobronchial Blocker for one-lung ventilation in children up to 24 months of age. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2011 Aug; 25(4):683-6. View abstract
  20. Stephenson LL, Gordon N, Seefelder C. Regional skin necrosis from radial artery cannulation in infants. J Clin Anesth. 2010 May; 22(3):230-1. View abstract
  21. Pappas L, Shamberger RC, Seefelder C. Giant, dopamine secreting thoracoabdominal neuroblastoma in a 2-year-old: rapid preoperative blockade with labetalol. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2010 Mar; 32(2):163-6. View abstract
  22. Marino M, Jennings RW, Seefelder C. Cephalad migration of a thoracic epidural catheter in a 15-month old. J Clin Anesth. 2009 Nov; 21(7):538-9. View abstract
  23. Pappas L, Seefelder C. Anesthetic consideration for radiofrequency ablation of a suspected paraganglioma metastasis in a child. Paediatr Anaesth. 2009 Sep; 19(9):913-4. View abstract
  24. Stephenson LL, Webb NA, Smithers CJ, Sager SL, Seefelder C. Lateral femoral cutaneous neuropathy following lateral positioning on a bean bag. J Clin Anesth. 2009 Aug; 21(5):383-4. View abstract
  25. Hernandez MR, Shamberger RC, Seefelder C. Catecholamine-secreting neuroblastoma in a 4-month-old infant: perioperative management. J Clin Anesth. 2009 Feb; 21(1):54-6. View abstract
  26. Bong CL, Seefelder C. Peripheral neuropathy following colonoscopy is not uncommon. Anesth Analg. 2009 Jan; 108(1):384-5. View abstract
  27. Bong CL, Hilliard J, Seefelder C. Severe methemoglobinemia from topical benzocaine 7.5% (baby orajel) use for teething pain in a toddler. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2009 Mar; 48(2):209-11. View abstract
  28. Yuki K, Shamberger RC, McGowan FX, Seefelder C. The perioperative management of a patient with Fontan physiology for pheochromocytoma resection. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2008 Oct; 22(5):748-50. View abstract
  29. Sparks JW, Seefelder C. Neonatal T-wave elevation from a positive epidural test dose. Paediatr Anaesth. 2005 Aug; 15(8):706-7. View abstract
  30. Seefelder C, Sparks JW, Chirnomas D, Diller L, Shamberger RC. Perioperative management of a child with severe hypertension from a catecholamine secreting neuroblastoma. Paediatr Anaesth. 2005 Jul; 15(7):606-10. View abstract
  31. Sparks JW, Seefelder C, Shamberger RC, McGowan FX. The perioperative management of a patient with complex single ventricle physiology and pheochromocytoma. Anesth Analg. 2005 Apr; 100(4):972-5. View abstract
  32. Seefelder C, Hill DR, Shamberger RC, Holzman RS. Awake caudal anesthesia for inguinal surgery in one conjoined twin. Anesth Analg. 2003 Feb; 96(2):412-3, table of contents. View abstract
  33. Ng E, Kim HB, Lillehei CW, Seefelder C. Life threatening tension pneumoperitoneum from intestinal perforation during air reduction of intussusception. Paediatr Anaesth. 2002 Nov; 12(9):798-800. View abstract
  34. Seefelder C, Leeder JS. Cytochrome P450 pharmacogenetics and anaesthesia. Paediatr Anaesth. 2002 Nov; 12(9):810-1. View abstract
  35. Valairucha S, Seefelder C, Houck CS. Thoracic epidural catheters placed by the caudal route in infants: the importance of radiographic confirmation. Paediatr Anaesth. 2002 Jun; 12(5):424-8. View abstract
  36. Seefelder C. The caudal catheter in neonates: where are the restrictions? Curr Opin Anaesthesiol. 2002 Jun; 15(3):343-8. View abstract
  37. Seefelder C, Tucker MS, Lillehei CW. Subtle hyperkalemia detected through monitor "artifact". Anesthesiology. 2002 Mar; 96(3):779. View abstract
  38. Seefelder C, Lillehei CW. Epidural analgesia for patients undergoing hepatic portoenterostomy (Kasai procedure). Paediatr Anaesth. 2002 Feb; 12(2):193-5. View abstract
  39. Devavaram P, Seefelder C, Lillehei CW. Anaesthetic management of Cat Eye Syndrome. Paediatr Anaesth. 2001 Nov; 11(6):746-8. View abstract
  40. Seefelder C, Elango S, Rosbe KW, Jennings RW. Oesophageal perforation presenting as oesophageal atresia in a premature neonate following difficult intubation. Paediatr Anaesth. 2001 Jan; 11(1):112-8. View abstract
  41. Seefelder C, Kenna MA. Don't rely on the surgical airway: a case of impossible tracheostomy. Paediatr Anaesth. 2000; 10(2):224-5. View abstract
  42. Seefelder C, Ko JH, Padwa BL. Fibreoptic intubation for massive gingival hyperplasia in juvenile hyaline fibromatosis. Paediatr Anaesth. 2000; 10(6):682-4. View abstract
  43. Hähnel J, Mutschler D, Huhn W, Haak T, Lindner KH, Lass M, Seefelder C, Schricker T, Georgieff M. [Perioperative endothelin, ACTH and cortisol plasma concentrations in coronary bypass patients]. Anaesthesist. 1994 Oct; 43(10):635-41. View abstract
  44. Goertz AW, Hübner C, Seefelder C, Seeling W, Lindner KH, Rockemann MG, Georgieff M. The effect of ephedrine bolus administration on left ventricular loading and systolic performance during high thoracic epidural anesthesia combined with general anesthesia. Anesth Analg. 1994 Jan; 78(1):101-5. View abstract
  45. Goertz AW, Schmidt M, Lindner KH, Seefelder C, Georgieff M. Effect of phenylephrine bolus administration on left ventricular function during postural hypotension in anesthetized patients. J Clin Anesth. 1993 Sep-Oct; 5(5):408-13. View abstract
  46. Goertz AW, Schmidt M, Seefelder C, Lindner KH, Georgieff M. The effect of phenylephrine bolus administration on left ventricular function during isoflurane-induced hypotension. Anesth Analg. 1993 Aug; 77(2):227-31. View abstract
  47. Goertz AW, Lindner KH, Seefelder C, Schirmer U, Beyer M, Georgieff M. Effect of phenylephrine bolus administration on global left ventricular function in patients with coronary artery disease and patients with valvular aortic stenosis. Anesthesiology. 1993 May; 78(5):834-41. View abstract