PO Box 8255
1 Medical Center Drive
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Assistant Dean & DIO for GME
- Medical Education
Vice Chair for Faculty Development and Intitutional Affairs, Professor
DIO for GME
- Office of Graduate Medical Education
- DMD, University of Pittsburgh, 1986
- MD, WVU School of Medicine, 1992
Vallejo MC, Attaallah AF, Ferrari NF. Independent Risk Factors for Anesthesia Related Postoperative Respiratory Failure in a Rural Tertiary Academic Medical Center. Association of University Anesthesiologists (AUA) 64th Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, 05/04/2017, CC 22 (1036).
Attaallah AF, Vallejo MC, Elzamzamy O. Independent Risk Factors for Surgical Site Infection after Cesarean Delivery. International Anesthesia Research Society (IARS) Annual Meeting and International Science Symposium - Poster Session, Washington, DC, 05/06/17, Abstract No. 1044.
Belenkiy S, Hammond T, Stump A, Ranganathan P, Ellison MB, Driver R, Vallejo MC. Multi-disciplinary Approach to Managing Epidural Labor Anesthesia in a Parturient with Type 2N Von Willebrand’s Disease in a Rural Tertiary Academic Medical Center. International Anesthesia Research Society (IARS) Annual Meeting and International Science Symposium - Poster Session (Medically Challenging Cases), Washington, DC, 05/08/17, Abstract No. 1505.
Heiraty P, Attaallah AF, Vallejo MC, Belenkiy S, Ferrari ND. 2017 American Society of Anesthesiologists Annual Meeting in Boston, MA, 10/24/17, A4178/Monitor 03 - Residents and Faculty Unprofessionalism in Obstetrics and Anesthesiology
Vallejo MC, Attaallah AF, Elzamzamy OM, Cifarelli DT, Phelps AL, Hobbs GR, Shapiro RE, Ranganathan P. An open-label randomized controlled clinical trial for comparison of continuous phenylephrine versus norepinephrine infusion in prevention of spinal hypotension during cesarean delivery. Int J Obstet Anesth. 2017 Feb; 29:18-25. PMID: 27720613
Vallejo MC, Attaallah AF, Shapiro RE, Elzamzamy OM, Mueller MG, Eller WS. Independent risk factors for surgical site infection after cesarean delivery in a rural tertiary care medical center. J Anesth. 2017 Feb;31(1):120-126. PMID: 27734126
Ivory CH, Freytsis M, Lagrew DC Jr, Magee D, Vallejo M, Hasley S. Standardizing Maternity Care Data to Improve Coordination of Care. J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs. 2017; Mar-Apr;46(2):284-291. PMID: 27986612
Ellison M, Ranganathan P, Wang H, Vallejo, MC. Ultrasound and the pregnant patient. Curr Anesthesiol Rep 2017; 7(1):76–83.
Vallejo MC. Pre-procedure neuraxial ultrasound in obstetric anesthesia. J Anesth Perioper Med 2017; 4 (In press).
Immediate Past President, Society for Obstetric Anesthesia and Perinatology (SOAP), 05/16-05/17
03/17 Scientific Program Chair and Meeting Host for the 2017 Sol Shnider, M.D. Obstetric Anesthesia Meeting – 03/02/17-03/05/17 – Grand Hyatt Hotel on Union Square, San Francisco, CA.
2017 Anesthesiology Annual Meeting Presentation ID: PC19 - Session Title: Nitrous Oxide for All Parturients was selected to be included in ANESTHESIOLOGY Annual Meeting on Demand as a CME eligible session
WVU IRB Protocol 1409419590 Co-Investigator - 2015-2016 - Skeletal muscle stimulation for the enhancement of recovery in patients in the ICU – Stauber W, Swisher A, Allen KT , Vallejo MC.
Primary Investigator - 2016-present - Implementation of a Pediatrics Rural Track Scholars Program at the West Virginia University School of Medicine in Morgantown – Vallejo MC, Nease EK, Rhodes LA, Nield LS, Cottrell S, Ferrari ND.
WVU IRB Protocol 619475 - Primary Investigator 2016-2017 - CARA Therapeutics, A Multicenter, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Adaptive Design Study Evaluating the Analgesic Efficacy and Safety of Intravenous CR845 in Patients Undergoing Abdominal Surgery – Vallejo MC, Tennant CS, Lindstrom EJ, Wang H, Shepherd JL, Sizemore DC, Schaefer GP, Hashmi M, Shapiro RE, Cardinal JS.
WVU IRB Protocol 1704541011 - Primary Investigator - 2017-Present - BioQA Double Blind, Multi-center, Randomized, Placebo-Controlled, Parallel group, Phase 3 Study to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of Ropivacaine 0.2% Pre-Filled Dispenser for the Treatment of Postsurgical Pain in Patients Undergoing Cesarean Delivery
WVU IRB Protocol 1710798696 - Primary Investigator - 2017-Present -Pacira Pharmaceuticals, Inc. A Multicenter, Randomized, Double-blind, Active-controlled Study to Evaluate the Safety and Efficacy of EXPAREL When Administered via Infiltration into the Transversus Abdominis Plan (TAP) Versus Bupivacaine Alone in Subjects Undergoing Elective Cesarean Section
About Manuel C. Vallejo
Dr. Manuel C. Vallejo came to West Virginia University in July of 2016 as Professor and Chair of the Department of Anesthesiology. Dr. Vallejo received is Doctorate of Dental Medicine from the University of Pittsburgh in 1986 and completed his Dental Residency at Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Martinsburg, WV in 1987. He received his Medical Doctorate from West Virginia University in 1992 and completed his Internship in Medicine/Pediatrics at West Virginia University in 1993. Dr. Vallejo completed his Anesthesia Residency at UPMC Mercy Hospital in Pittsburgh PA in 1996. Dr. Vallejo is currently the Assistant Dean and DIO of Medical Education, in Anesthesiology and Obstetrics & Gynecology and Vice-Chair for Faculty Development and Institutional Affairs for the Department of Anesthesiology for the West Virginia University School of Medicine.
WVU School of Medicine Admissions Committee Member - 08/15 – Present
WVU GME Taskforce Committee Member - 07/16 – present
WVU GMEC Committee Chair - 07/16 – present
WVU GME Residents Forum Moderator - 07/16 – present
WVU GME Chief Resident Forum Moderator - 07/16 – present
WVU School of Medicine Academy of Advisors Member - 08/16 – present
WVU Department of Medical Education Promotion and Tenure Committee - 09/16 – present
WVU Premedical School Track Applicant Physician Mentor and Preceptor – Katelyn Crowder (2017) - 03/17 – present
WVU Chiefs Resident Boot Camp Moderator – 06/07/17 - 06/17 - present
WVU School of Medicine GME New Residents Orientation Conference Session Leader & Moderator – 6/19/2017 and 6/20/2017 - 06/17 - present
WVU School of Medicine Search Committee for the Chair of Neurosurgery - 11/17 – 3/18
Patient Care Information
- Anesthesiology, American Board of Anesthesiology
Residency, Dental Residency
Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Martinsburg, WV, 1987
UPMC Mercy Hospital
Other Speciality Training, Internship (Medicine/Pediatrics)
WVU School of Medicine