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Melissa A. Laxton, M.D.Wake Forest Baptist Health

Melissa A. Laxton, M.D.

Assistant Professor,

Clinical Specialties

Neuroanesthesia, General Anesthesia

Contact Information

Email: mlaxton@wakehealth.edu

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Education & Training

  • M.D., WFU School of Medicine , 1998
  • B.S., Wake Forest University , 1993
  • Residency, Anesthesiology, North Carolina Baptist Hospita, 2002

NPI Number

  • 1932186178
Melissa A. Laxton, M.D.Wake Forest Baptist Health

Melissa A. Laxton, M.D.

Assistant Professor, Neuroanesthesiology

Contact Information

Academic: 336-716-4498

Email: mlaxton@wakehealth.edu

Recent Publications

Laxton M, Porter J, Carter J, Roy R, Lagoo-Deenadayalan S, Groban L. Perioperative care of older patients: viewpoints from anesthesia and surgical residents [abstract]. In: Abstracts of the 39th Annual Meeting & Educational Leadership Conference of the Association for Gerontology in Higher Education; 2013 Feb 28 - Mar 3; St. Petersburg (FL). 2013;():97.

Patel K, May J, Whelan D, Laxton M, Bryan Y. Airway and anesthetic management in patients with laryngeal masses and tumors [abstract]. Anesth Analg. 2013;116(5 Suppl):S-14.

Whelan DM, Laxton MA, Petrozza PH. Anesthetic management of diagnostic neuroradiology In: Newfield P, Cottrell JE, eds. Handbook of neuroanesthesia. 5th ed. Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer/Lippincott Williams &Wilkins;2012: 315-323.

Voris A, May J, Auman C, Taylor T, Hoke L, Laxton M, Whelan D, Calicott R, Bryan Y. Using a standardized anesthetic technique for bariatric surgery and its effects on postoperative pain and nausea [abstract]. In: Abstracts of the 2012 Annual Meeting of the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA); 2012 Oct 13-17; Washington (DC). 2012;():A1287.

Yaung J, May J, Johnson K, Whelan D, Laxton M, Calicott R, Copeland S, Hoke L, Bryan Y. Airway and anesthetic management in super-morbidly obese patients: measuring outcomes of intubation, ventilation, and oxygenation [abstract]. In: Abstracts of the 2012 Annual Meeting of the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA); 2012 Oct 13-17; Washington (DC). 2012;():A779.

Saliba DL, McCutchen TA, Laxton MJ, Miller SA, Reynolds JE. Reliable block of the gag reflex in one minute or less [letter]. J Clin Anesth. 2009;21(6):463.

Petrozza PH, Whelan DM, Laxton MA. Spinal cord injury In: Lobato EB, Gravenstein N, Kirby RR, eds. Complications in anesthesiology. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins;2008: 387-398.

Whelan DM, Laxton MA, Petrozza PH. Anesthetic management of diagnostic neuroradiology In: Newfield P, Cottrell JE, eds. Handbook of neuroanesthesia. 4th ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins;2007: 314-323.

Laxton MA, Petrozza PH. Pituitary tumors: diabetes insipidus In: Atlee JL, ed. Complications in anesthesia. 2nd ed. Philadelphia: Saunders Elsevier;2007: 712-713.

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For a listing of recent publications, refer to PubMed, a service provided by the National Library of Medicine.

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Assistant Professor, Neuroanesthesiology

Clinical Specialties

Neuroanesthesia, General Anesthesia

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