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Douglas Ririe, M.D., PhD


Professor, Pediatric Anesthesiology and Pediatric Critical Care
Wake Forest Univ School of Medicine


Board certified, American Board of Anesthesiology

Ph.D., Molecular Medicine and Translational Science Graduate Program, 2004 - 2008
Wake Forest University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

M.D., UNC Chapel Hill School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC,  1990

BA, Chemistry, UNC-Chapel Hill, 1985

Research Interest:

Pain mechanisms


O'Brien JJ, Ririe DG. Anesthetic experience in a patient with Cantú syndrome. Paediatr Anaesth. 2008 Dec;18(12):1255-7.

Ririe DG, Bremner LR, Fitzgerald M. Comparison of the immediate effects of surgical incision on dorsal horn neuronal receptive field size and responses during postnatal development. Anesthesiology. 2008 Oct;109(4):698-706.

Ririe DG, Liu B, Clayton B, Tong C, Eisenach JC. Electrophysiologic characteristics of large neurons in dorsal root ganglia during development and after hind paw incision in the rat. Anesthesiology. 2008 Jul;109(1):111-7.

Tong C, Conklin DR, Liu B, Ririe DG, Eisenach JC. Assessment of behavior during labor in rats and effect of intrathecal morphine. Anesthesiology. 2008 Jun;108(6):1081-6.

Gardner JC, Turner CS, Ririe DG. Vagal hypertonia and anesthesia in Angelman syndrome. Paediatr Anaesth. 2008 Apr;18(4):348-9.

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

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