UHealth - University of Miami Health System

E-mail a Friend

Krishnaprasad Deepika, M.D.

General Information

Krishnaprasad  Deepika, M.D.


  • Fax: 305-243-9659


  • Anesthesiology


English, Hindi, Gujarati


  • American Board of Anesthesiology


  • Associate Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology and OB/GYN

Research Interests

N.M. Blocker, Airway management, Recovery room, Transfusion and coagulopathy, Comparative religion, Clinical information


  • Laparoscopic management of benign adnexal mass in obese women.submitted to j. of minimal invasive gynecology -2005
  • Deepika K, Kenaan CA, Deresz G, Bikhazi GB. Causes of delayed discharge and prolonged stay in PACU. Anesth Analg 2002:S120
  • Kenaan CA, Bikhazi GB, Deepika K, Calfa CI, Ortiz K. Analgesic activity and safety of parecoxib in postsurgical patients. An interim report. Anesth Analg 2001;(2S):S257.
  • Kenaan CA, Bikhazi GB, Deepika K, Calfa CI, Ortiz K: Analgesic Activity and Safety of Parecoxib in Post-Surgical Patients: An Interim Report. Anesth & Analg 2001 ;( 2S):S257.
  • Deepika K, Kenaan CA, Bikhazi GB, Farah J. Comparative study of recovery parameters of rapacuronium after early and late reversal. Anesth Analg 2000;(2S):S399.
  • Kenaan CA, Bikhazi GB, Deepika K, Farah J. Pharmacodynamics of rapacuronium bromide in children, adults and parturients. Anesth Analg 2000;(2S):S433.
  • Deepika K, Kenaan CA, Bikhazi GB, and Martineau DB: Influence of the Priming technique on the pharmacodynamic effects and intubating conditions of cisatracurium. Journal of Clinical Anesthesia 11: 1-4, 1999.
  • Mirhashemi R, Averette HE, Deepika K, Estape R, Angioli, Rodriguez, Martin, Penalver, M: The impact of intraoperative autologous blood transfusion during type III Radical hysterectomy for early stage cervical cancer. Am J Obstet Gynecol, Dec 1999, 181 (6), pp 1310-5.
  • Deepika K, Kenaan C, Penalver M, and Bikhazi GB: “Priming with cisatracurium: A dose ranging study.” Anesthesia & Analgesia 1999; 88(25): 5322 – 1999
  • Deepika K, Kenaan C, Barrocas AM, Fonseca JJ, Bikhazi GB. Negative pressure pulmonary edema after acute upper airway obstruction. J of Clin Anesth (5) 403-8; 1997.
  • Deepika K, Bikhazi GB, Kenaan CA, Barrocas AM, Restrepo R, Penalver M: A comparison of hetastarch, isolytes and hypertonic saline in the replacement of fluids in patients undergoing gynecological debulking. Anesthesia & Analgesia, July 1996.
  • Continuous Quality Improvement in Post Anesthesia Care. Eli M. Brown, K. Deepika. “Post Anesthesia Care” Edited by N. Brown, E.M. Brown. 1995
  • Bikhazi G, Marin F, Halliday NJ, Deepika K, and Foldes FF: The pharmacodynamics of rocuronium in pediatric patients anesthetized with halothane. Journal of Anesthesia, Japan Society of Anesthesiology. Vol. 8, No. 3, pp 256-260, 1994.
  • Deepika K, Ojea JC, Lewis M: Prospective review of the incidence and post anesthetic care in pulmonary edema due to upper airway obstruction. Society of Critical Care Journal: Vol. 22, No. 1, pp. 101, January, 1994.
  • DeMeo R, Deepika K: Letter to the Editor: Use of transesophageal echocardiogram for intracardiac thrombus related to postoperative atrial fibrillation. Anesth & Anal 75:869, 1992.
  • Deepika K, Bikhazi G, Mikati H, Namba M, Foldes F: Facilitation of rapid sequence intubation with large dose vecuronium with or without priming. Journal of Clinical Pharmacology: Vol. 4, March/April, pp.106-110, 1992.
  • Patton C, Deepika K: Selective problems in the recovery room: A commentary. Current review in clinical Anesthesia, Lesson 19, Vol. 11, May 9, 1991. Current reviews for nurse anesthetists. Lesson 1, Vol. 14, June 31, 1991.
  • Deepika K, Makkaoui T, Achatz-Deresz G, Bikhazi GB: Hypoxemia on admission to postanesthetic care unit. Anesthesiology Supplement, 75; No. 3A: A899, September, 1991.
  • Halliday NJ, Deepika K, Klose J, Golovac, S, Nunez M: The effect of bolus dose of esmolol on the cardiovascular response to electro-convulsive therapy. International Anesthesia Research Society Journal, pp. S142, March 9-13, 1990.
  • Kumar A, Kumar M, Deepika K, Fernandez J, Eisdorfer C: A modified HPLC technique for simultaneous measurement of 5-hydroxytryptamine and 5-hydroxy-indoleacetic acid in cerebro-spinal fluid, platelets and plasma. Life Sciences: Vol. 47, pp. 1751-1759, 1990.
  • Masoud P, Deepika K, Russell E: Outpatient anesthesia for biliary dilatation. Society for Ambulatory Anesthesia: Vol. 4, pp. 5-8, December, 1989.
  • Halliday NJ, Deepika K, Szeinfeld M, Klose J: Effect of epinephrine and phenylephrine on onset and duration on action of intrathecal bupivacaine. Regional Anesthesia 12: 42-43, 1987.
  • Szeinfeld, M, Deepika K, Romero-Lurie C, Klose J, Varon A: Sciatic Nerve: Assessment of the block in the gluteal region. Anesthesiology, October, 1986.
  • Mackenzie C, Shin B, Deepika K: Cardiorespiratory function in acutely quadriplegic patients. Journal of Neurosurgery: Vol. 62, pp. 843-849, June, 1985.
  • Shatney C, Deepika K, Millitello P, Majerus T, Dawson RB: Efficacy of hetastarch in the resuscitation of patients with multi-system trauma and shock. Arch. Surg 118, pp. 804-808, July, 1983.
  • Deepika K, Chodoff P, Shin B: The effects of volume loading on cardiorespiratory function in post-traumatic patient with adult respiratory distress syndrome.
  • Deepika K, Chodoff P, Majerus T: Cardiorespiratory effects of Dobutamine in patients receiving high PEEP. Society of Critical Care Medicine, March, 1981.
  • Deepika K, Chodoff P, Myers RA: Cardiovascular effects of hyperbaric O2 in septic patients. Society of Critical Care Medicine, March, 1981.
  • Brown E, Deepika K, Simler B: Pancuronium for rapid induction technique for tracheal intubation. Canadian Anesthesia Society Journal: Vol. 26, No. 6, pp. 489-91, November, 1979.


1978 Fellowship
Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services
1977 Residency
Sinai Hospital
1975 Internship
McLaren General Hospital
1969 MBBS
BJ Medical College MBBS


test now

E-mail a Friend