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Patrick N. Odonkor, MB,ChB

Academic Title:

Associate Professor

Primary Appointment:




Phone (Primary):

(410) 328-9971


(410) 328-5531

Education and Training


1985-1991: M.B.Ch.B., University of Ghana Medical School, Accra, Ghana

1995-1996: Internship, Department of Internal Medicine, Interfaith Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York

1996-1999: Residency, Department of Anesthesiology, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD

1998-1999: Chief Resident,  Department of Anesthesiology, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD

1999-2000: Fellowship, Department of Anesthesiology, Cardiothoracic Anesthesia University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD


2000 – present: Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesiology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland


1991-1992: House Officer, Department of Pediatrics & Surgery, University of Ghana Medical School, Accra, Ghana

1992-1995: Medical Officer, Department of Anesthesiology, University of Ghana Medical School, Accra, Ghana

Highlighted Publications

Fahy BG, Hasnain JU, Flowers JL, Plotkin JS, Odonkor PN, Ferguson MK: Transesophageal echocardiographic detection of gas embolism and cardiac valvular dysfunction during laparoscopic nephrectomy. Anesth & Analg 1999;88:500-4.

Odonkor PN, Gilbert TB, Hasnain JU, Krasna MJ: Effect of lung volume reduction surgery on perioperative pulmonary and right heart hemodynamics. Anesth & Analg 2000;90,SCA59. (Poster presentation at SCA 22nd Annual Meeting, Orlando, Florida, May 6-10, 2000)

Khalil MS, El-Maghrabi E, Gilbert TB, Odonkor PN, Nath N, Eldefrawi ME: Highly sensitive monoclonal antibody to rapidly detect protein S100-B using a fiberoptic biosensor in cardiac surgical patients. Anesth & Analg 2001;92, SCA66 (Poster presented at SCA 23rd Annual Meeting, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada May 5-9, 2001)

Gammie JS, Brown JW, Brown JM, Poston RS, Pierson RN, Odonkor PN, White CS, Gottdiener JS, Griffith BP: Aortic Valve Bypass for the High-Risk Patient with Aortic Stenosis. Ann. Thorac. Surg. 2006; 81: 1605-1610

Gammie JS, Griffith BP, Brown JM, Santos MJ, Roberts K, Odonkor PN, Gottdiener JS: Hemodynamic Efficacy of the Aortic Valve Bypass (Apical Aortic Conduit): Assessment by 2D-Doppler Echocardiography. Presented at the Interanational Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery. San Francisco, California. June, 2006