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Reney A. Henderson, MD

Academic Title:

Assistant Professor

Primary Appointment:




Phone (Primary):

(410) 328-3961

Phone (Secondary):

(410) 328-9813


(410) 328-5531

Education and Training


2005-2009: B.S., Biology, summa cum laude, Howard University, Baltimore, MD

2011-2012: M.D., University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD

Post Graduate Education and Training

2013-2017: Residency, Anesthesiology (Categorical with preliminary year in Internal Medicine), University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, MD

2017-Present: Fellowship, Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology, University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, MD


Dr. Henderson is a native of the Maryland/DC suburbs, he graduated from Howard University and completed medical school training at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. He completed his residency in anesthesiology at University of Maryland Medical Center, where he served as the Chief Resident in 2016-2017. He stayed on with the Department and completed his fellowship in Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology in 2017-2018.  He will be joining the Cardiac Division, working primarily at UMMC.

Highlighted Publications


  1. Williams B, Henderson R, Reformato VS, Pham T, Taylor BS, Tanaka KA. Hemostasis Management of Patients Undergoing Emergency Cardiac Surgery After Ticagrelor Loading. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 34(1), 168-174. doi: 10.1053/j.jvca.2019.06.028. [Epub 2019 Jan 24]. PMID: 31375405. 2020
  2. Madathil R, Tabatabai A, Rabin J, Menne A, Henderson R, Mazzeffi M, Scalea T, Tanaka K. Thromboelastometry and D-dimer elevation in Coronavirus-2019. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. doi: 10.1053/j.jvca.2020.05.020 [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 32593588. 2020
  3. Henderson RA, Choi S. History and Practice of Acute Normovolemic Hemodilution. Curr Anesthesiol Rep. 10, 282-288. 2020
  4. Tanaka KA, Henderson RA, Strauss ER. Evolution of Viscoelastic Coagulation Testing. Expert Rev Hematol. 13(7), 697-707. PMID: 32310702. 2020
  5. Chow JH, Abuelkasem E, Sankova S, Henderson RA, Mazzeffi MA, Tanaka KA. Reversal of Vasodilatory Shock: Current Perspectives on Conventional, Rescue, and Emerging Vasoactive Agents for the Treatment of Shock. Anesth Analg. 130(1), 15-30. PMID: 31348056. 2020



Additional Publication Citations


  1. Kiefer J, Henderson R, Bernstein W, Non-infective Endocarditis of Bioprosthetic Mitral Valve Posterior Strut, Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiology Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, Poster. 2016
  2. Henderson R, Bernstein W, Tracheal Sternal Fistula after Cardiac Surgery, Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiology Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, Poster. 2016
  3. Henderson R, Bernstein W, Pre-Operative Optimization of a Patient for Urgent Cardiac Surgery, American Society of Anesthesiologist Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, Poster. 2016
  4. Henderson R, Deshpande S, Greeting From Down Under! Aortic Endocarditis From An Unexpected Source, American Society of Anesthesiologist Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, Poster. 2017
  5. Henderson R, Williams B, Deshpande S, Halt The Bleeding Before It Starts: Utility of Intraoperative Viscoelastic Testing to Preemptively Reduce Coagulopathic Bleeding Associated With Prolonged Cardiopulmonary Bypass, Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologist Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, Poster. 2017


Research Interests

  • Blood product utilization
  • Coagulation profiles of cardiac surgery patients.
  • Effect of blood products on endothelial function.
  • Alternative blood product utilization
  • Left ventricular and right ventricular strain assessment.

Clinical Specialty Details

  • Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology
  • Transesophageal Echocardiography

Awards and Affiliations

2009    Scholarship, University of Maryland School of Medicine
2016    Chief Resident, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Anesthesiology                  Department

Grants and Contracts

Active Grants    
2020                              (PI, 100%; PI - Reney Henderson)
Submitted: 6/2019          SABM Starter Grant
Awarded: 9/2019            SABM Starter Grant
                                     Award Total: $25,000.00
                                     Annual Indirect Cost: $25,000.00
                                     Total Indirect Cost: $25,000.00
                                     Annual Direct Cost: $25,000.00
                                     Total Direct Cost: $25,000.00
Completed Grants
2018-2018                    SCA Fellow Travel Grant
                                    Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologist
                                    Award Total: $1,000.00

Professional Activity

2019-present    Blood Conservation Working Group, Society of Cardiovascular                                  Anesthesiologist
2020-present    Faculty Senate, University of Maryland Baltimore
2020-present    Admission Committee Member, University of Maryland School of                                Medicine