Medge D. Owen, M.D.Wake Forest School of Medicine

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Medge D. Owen, M.D.


Clinical Interests

Obstetrical Anesthesia

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Department: 336-716-2011


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Education & Training

  • B.A., Kansas State University, 1984
  • M.D., University of Kansas School of Medicine, 1989
  • Internship, Obstetrics & Gynecology, U Missouri-K.C.Affil Hsps, 1990
  • Residency, Anesthesiology, U Missouri-K.C.Affil Hsps, 1993

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Anesthesiology, Anesthesiology


  • Am Assn Of Surgery Of Trauma
  • Am Medical Assn
  • Am Soc Of Anesthesiologists
  • Am Soc Of Clinical Investigati
  • Am Soc Of Mass Spectrometry
  • Am Soc Of Neuroimaging
  • Cons for SE Hypertension Contr
  • Forsyth-Davie-Stokes Medical S
  • Health Volunteers Overseas

NPI Number

  • 1225013352
Medge D. Owen, M.D.

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Recent Publications

Olufolabi AJ, Atito-Narh E, Eshun M, Ross VH, Muir HA, Owen MD. Teaching neuraxial anesthesia techniques for obstetric care in a Ghanaian referral hospital: achievements and obstacles. Anesth Analg. 2015;120(6):1317-1322.

Onuoha O, Ramaswamy R, Srofenyoh EK, Kim SM, Owen MD. The effects of resource improvement on decision-to-delivery times for cesarean deliveries in a Ghanaian regional hospital. Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2015;130(3):274-278.

Mauritz A, Olufolabi A, Srofenyoh E, Owen M, Ntiamoah E. Reduction of maternal mortality in Ghana: is an obstetric early warning system the answer? [abstract]. In: Abstracts of the 47th Annual SOAP Meeting; 2015 May 13-17; Colorado Springs (CO). 2015;():136.

Yuill GM, Amroyan A, Millar S, Vardapetyan E, Habib AS, Owen MD. Obstetric anesthesia in Armenia: progress over an eight year journey [abstract]. In: Abstracts of the 47th Annual SOAP Meeting; 2015 May 13-17; Colorado Springs (CO). 2015;():271.

Baysinger C, Velickovic I, Pujic B, Braveman F, Owen M. A survey of Serbian anesthesiologists' use of regional anesthesia for labor analgesia and cesarean delivery [abstract]. In: Abstracts of the 47th Annual SOAP Meeting; 2015 May 13-17; Colorado Springs (CO). 2015;():355.

Hatch DM, Owen M, Herschmiller E, Narh EA, Olufolabi AJ. Novel use of magnesium to treat refractory status epilepticus after accidental intrathecal infection of tranexamic acid [abstract]. In: Abstracts of the 47th Annual SOAP Meeting; 2015 May 13-17; Colorado Springs (CO). 2015;():357.

Velickovic I, Pujic B, Baysinger C, Braveman F, Owen M. The influence of an international teaching program on the use of regional anesthesia for cesarean section in a Serbian obstetric hospital [abstract]. In: Abstracts of the 47th Annual SOAP Meeting; 2015 May 13-17; Colorado Springs (CO). 2015;():372.

Owen M, Akinc H. Planning a mission, fundraising, and building a team In: Roth R, Frost EAM, Gevirtz C, Atcheson CLH, eds. The role of anesthesiology in global health: a comprehensive guide. Cham: Springer;2015: 59-84.

Herschmiller E, Hatch DM, Owen M, Atito-Narh E, Olufolabi A. Refractory status epilepticus after inadvertent intrathecal injection of tranexamic acid treated by magnesium sulfate therapy [abstract]. In: Abstracts of the 2015 Annual Meeting of the Regional Anesthesiology and Acute Pain Medicine (ASRA); 2015 May 14-16; Las Vegas (NV). 2015;():A229.

Kodali BS, Jagannathan DK, Owen MD. Establishing an obstetric neuraxial service in low-resource areas. Int J Obstet Anesth. 2014;23(3):267-273.

Ninidze N, Bodin S, Ivester T, Councilman L, Clyne B, Owen M. Advancing obstetric anesthesia practices in Georgia through clinical education and quality improvement methodologies. Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2013;120(3):296-300.

Muir HA, Owen MD. Global perspective on obstetric anesthesia In: Suresh M, Shnider SM, Preston R, Frenando R, Mason CL, eds. Shnider and Levinson's anesthesia for obstetrics. 5th ed. Baltimore (MD): Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Health;2013: 750-764.

Srofenyoh E, Ivester T, Engmann C, Olufolabi A, Bookman L, Owen M. Advancing obstetric and neonatal care in a regional hospital in Ghana via continuous quality improvement. Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2012;116(1):17-21.

Ingmann C, Olufolabi A, Srofenyoh E, Owen M. Multidisciplinary team partnerships to improve maternal and neonatal outcomes: the Kybele experience. Int Anesthesiol Clin. 2010;48(2):109-122.

Bookman L, Engmann C, Srofenyoh E, Enweronu-Laryea C, Owen M, Randolph G, Price W, Barker P. Educational impact of a hospital-based neonatal resuscitation program in Ghana. Resuscitation. 2010;81(9):1180-1182.

Kopic D, Sedensky M, Owen M. The impact of a teaching program on obstetric anesthesia practices in Croatia. Int J Obstet Anesth. 2009;18(1):4-9.

Ross VH, Pan PH, Owen MD, Seid MH, Harris L, Clyne B, Voltaire M, Eisenach JC. Neostigmine decreases bupivacaine use by patient-controlled epidural analgesia during labor: a randomized controlled study. Anesth Analg. 2009;109(2):524-531.

Amroyan A, Millar S, Owen MD. Survey of obstetric anesthesia practices in Armenia [abstract]. Anesthesiology. 2007;106(5 Suppl 1):38.

Councilman-Gonzales LM, Clyne BB, Schultz JR, Owen MD. Initiating an obstetric anesthesia collaboration to reduce maternal morbidity and mortality in Republic of Georgia [abstract]. Anesthesiology. 2007;106(5 Suppl 1):119.

Kopic DB, Sedensky M, Karelovic D, Balic I, Owen MD. Regional anesthesia in Croatian obstetrics after Kybele education program [abstract]. Anesthesiology. 2007;106(5 Suppl 1):23.

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Professor, Obstetrical and Gynecological Anesthesiology

Clinical Interests

Obstetrical Anesthesia

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