PO Box 8255
1 Medical Center Drive
- MD, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, 2010
Suffredini G, Diaz-Rodriguez N, Chakravarthy K, Mathur A, Hayanga HK, Frank SM, Ringel RE, Freiberg S, Barodka VM, Steppan J. Anesthetic management of pheochromocytoma resection in adults with single ventricle physiology. Cureus. Dec 2017; 9(12): e1928.
Hubbard RM, Hayanga JA, Quinlan JJ, Soltez AK, Hayanga HK. Optimizing anesthesia-related waste disposal in the operating room: a brief report. Anesth Analg. Oct 2017; 125(4): 1289-1291.
Boisen ML, Rao VK, Kolarczyk L, Hayanga HK, Gelzinis TA. The year in thoracic anesthesia: selected highlights from 2016. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. Jun 2017; 31(3): 791-799.
Wyrobek J, Brown CH, Kostibas MP, Mayer SA, Cameron DE, Hayanga HK. Double interatrial septum appearing as atrial myxoma:a case report and review of the literature. J Periop Echo. Jan-Jun 2017; 5(1): 16-20.
Hayanga HK, Barnett DJ, Shallow NR, Roberts M, Thompson CB, Bentov I, Demiralp G, Winters BD, Schwengel DA. Anesthesiologists and disaster medicine: a needs assessment for education and training and reported willingness to respond. Anesth Analg. May 2017; 124(5): 1662-1669.
Hayanga JWA, Aboagye JK, Shigemura N, Hayanga HK, Murphy E, Khaghani A, D’Cunha J. Airway complications after lung transplantation: contemporary survival and outcomes. J Heart Lung Transplant. Oct 2016; 35(10): 1206-1211.
Hayanga JA, rocedural volume and survival after lung transplantation in the United States: need to look beyond volume in the establishment of quality metrics Am J Surg. Apr 2016; 211(4): 671-676.
Hayanga JW,Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation as a bridge to lung transplantation: what lessons to learn from procedural volume and expertise?
2017 Clerkship Preceptor of the Year Award, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine - Selected by medical students to receive this award
May 2017 Anesthesia & Analgesia Article of the Month
A&A Editorial Board selected Anesthesiologists and Disaster Medicine: A Needs Assessment for Education and Training and Reported Willingness to Respond as article of the month - Podcast- http://www.openanesthesia.org/article-of-the-month/
2016 Dr. Leroy Harris Award for Excellence in Teaching - Selected by residents to receive Resident Teacher of the Year Award, Department of Anesthesiology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
2013 Society for Education in Anesthesia-Health Volunteers Overseas Traveling Fellowship Award - One of nine senior anesthesiology residents nationwide selected to teach anesthesia in a developing country
Thomas Lampl, graduate student
Faculty mentor for First Responder Disaster Preparedness Mobile Learning App presented at 2017 Safar Symposium, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Milap Rakholia, UPMC medical student
- Faculty mentor for The anesthesiologist’s role in preventing failure-to-rescue: a case report presented at 2017 American Society of Anesthesiologists annual meeting
Liora Yehushua, MD
- Faculty mentor for Cocaine-induced takotsubo cardiomyopathy contributing to intraoperative cardiac arrest accepted for presentation at 2018 Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists annual meeting
Timothy Goldhardt, MD
Faculty mentor for Substance abuse sequelae pervade healthcare: Anesthetic management of a patient with fungal infective endocarditis complicated by pericardial effusion requiring non-cardiac surgery accepted for presentation at 2018 Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists annual meeting
About Heather Hayanga
Heather Kaiser Hayanga, MD, MPH joined the Department of Anesthesiology of West Virginia University as a member of the Cardiovascular and Thoracic Anesthesiologist Team. She is board-certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology (Anesthesiology, 2015) and the National Board of Echocardiography (Advanced Perioperative Transesophageal Echocardiography, 2015). Dr. Hayanga earned her Doctor of Medicine at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine; Cincinnati, OH in 2010. She completed two years of her Anesthesia Residency at the University of Washington Medical Center in Seattle, WA, then transferred and completed her Anesthesia Residency in 2014 at The Johns Hopkins Hospital; Baltimore, MD with her husband, who had completed his Fellowship. She completed her Fellowship in Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology, in the Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine at Johns Hopkins Hospital; Baltimore, MD in 2015. Dr. Hayanga joins the Department as an Assistant Professor from the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center; Pittsburgh, PA. She serves as Co-Director of Cardiac Anesthesia Education and Clinical Research.
Professional Society Memberships
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
American Medical Association
American Society of Anesthesiologists
American Society of Echocardiography
American Medical Association
International Anesthesia Research Society
Society for Disaster Medicine and Public Health
Society for Education in Anesthesia
Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists
Patient Care Information
- Anesthesiology, American Board of Anesthesiology
Other Speciality Training, Doctor of Medicine
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, 2010
Residency, Anesthesiology Resident
University of Washington Medical Center in Seattle, WA and The Johns Hopkins Hospital Baltimore, MD, 2014
Fellowship, Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology Fellow
The Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baldimore MD, 2015
Chief Resident, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, The Johns Hopkins Hospital - June 2013-May 2014
Chief Intern - Department of Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle WA - July -2010 - June 2011
Master of Public Health - John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health - 2008
Bachelor of Science - Wright State University, Dayton, OH - 2005