Breandan Sullivan, MD
Associate Professor, Anesthesiology

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Medical School:
  • MD, Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine (2004)
Undergraduate School:
  • BS, University of California–Davis (CA) (1998)
Internship:
  • Washington University/Barnes-Jewish Hospital/St. Louis Children's Hospital (2005)
Residencies:
  • Washington University/Barnes-Jewish Hospital/St. Louis Children's Hospital, Chief Resident, Anesthesiology (2008)
  • Washington University/Barnes-Jewish Hospital/St. Louis Children's Hospital, Anesthesiology (2007)
Fellowships:
  • Washington University/Barnes-Jewish Hospital/St. Louis Children's Hospital, Critical Care Medicine (2009)
  • Washington University/Barnes-Jewish Hospital/St. Louis Children's Hospital, Adult Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology (2010)
Languages: English
Department: Anesthesiology

Professional Titles

  • Co-Medical Director Cardiothoracic Intensive Care Unit

Publications

  • Furnish C, Mueller SW, Kiser TH, Dufficy L, Sullivan B, Beyer JT. Hydroxocobalamin Versus Methylene Blue for Vasoplegic Syndrome in Cardiothoracic Surgery: A Retrospective Cohort. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2020 Jul;34(7):1763-1770. PubMed PMID: 32115360
  • Furnish C, Mueller SW, Kiser TH, Dufficy L, Sullivan B, Beyer JT. Hydroxocobalamin Versus Methylene Blue for Vasoplegic Syndrome in Cardiothoracic Surgery: A Retrospective Cohort. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2020 Jul;34(7):1763-1770. PubMed PMID: 32115360
  • Shah CK, Moss A, Henderson W, Sullivan B, Fernandez-Bustamante A. Quick reference tidal volume cards reduce the incidence of large tidal volumes during surgery. J Anesth. 2018 Feb;32(1):137-142. PubMed PMID: 29134425
  • Shah CK, Moss A, Henderson W, Sullivan B, Fernandez-Bustamante A. Quick reference tidal volume cards reduce the incidence of large tidal volumes during surgery. J Anesth. 2018 Feb;32(1):137-142. PubMed PMID: 29134425
  • Brainard J, Scott BK, Sullivan BL, Fernandez-Bustamante A, Piccoli JR, Gebbink MG, Bartels K. Heated humidified high-flow nasal cannula oxygen after thoracic surgery - A randomized prospective clinical pilot trial. J Crit Care. 2017 Aug;40:225-228. PubMed PMID: 28454060
  • Brainard J, Scott BK, Sullivan BL, Fernandez-Bustamante A, Piccoli JR, Gebbink MG, Bartels K. Heated humidified high-flow nasal cannula oxygen after thoracic surgery - A randomized prospective clinical pilot trial. J Crit Care. 2017 Aug;40:225-228. PubMed PMID: 28454060
  • Martin AK, Malhotra AK, Sullivan BL, Ramakrishna H. Troponin elevations in patients with chronic cardiovascular disease: An analysis of current evidence and significance. Ann Card Anaesth. 2016 Apr-Jun;19(2):321-7. PubMed PMID: 27052076
  • Sullivan BL, Bartels K, Hamilton N. Insertion and Management of Temporary Pacemakers. Semin Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2016 Mar;20(1):52-62. PubMed PMID: 26134176
  • Martin AK, Malhotra AK, Sullivan BL, Ramakrishna H. Troponin elevations in patients with chronic cardiovascular disease: An analysis of current evidence and significance. Ann Card Anaesth. 2016 Apr-Jun;19(2):321-7. PubMed PMID: 27052076
  • Sullivan BL, Bartels K, Hamilton N. Insertion and Management of Temporary Pacemakers. Semin Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2016 Mar;20(1):52-62. PubMed PMID: 26134176
  • Chavez J, Bortolotto SJ, Paulson M, Huntley N, Sullivan B, Babu A. Promotion of progressive mobility activities with ventricular assist and extracorporeal membrane oxygenation devices in a cardiothoracic intensive care unit. Dimens Crit Care Nurs. 2015 Nov-Dec;34(6):348-55. PubMed PMID: 26436301
  • Sullivan BL, Bartels K, Hamilton N. Insertion and Management of Temporary Pacemakers. Semin Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2015 Jun 30. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26134176
  • Bartels K, Sullivan BL, Eltzschig HK. TnT: blowing the cover from perioperative myocardial injury. Anesthesiology. 2014 Mar;120(3):533-5. PubMed PMID: 24534852
  • Bartels K, Karhausen J, Sullivan BL, Mackensen GB. Update on perioperative right heart assessment using transesophageal echocardiography. Semin Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2014 Dec;18(4):341-51. PubMed PMID: 24525287
  • Bartels K, Sullivan BL, Eltzschig HK. TnT: blowing the cover from perioperative myocardial injury. Anesthesiology. 2014 Mar;120(3):533-5. PubMed PMID: 24534852
  • Bartels K, Karhausen J, Sullivan BL, Mackensen GB. Update on perioperative right heart assessment using transesophageal echocardiography. Semin Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2014 Dec;18(4):341-51. PubMed PMID: 24525287
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Professional Memberships

  • American Society of Anesthesiologists, Member
  • Society of Critical Care Medicine, Member

Practice Locations

University of Colorado Hospital (UCH)
12605 E. 16th Ave
Aurora, CO 80045
720-848-0000

UCHealth Longs Peak Hospital
1750 E. Ken Pratt Boulevard
Longmont, CO 80504
720-718-7000

Hospital Affiliation
  • University of Colorado Hospital

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Anesthesiology, Board Certification (2009)
  • Critical Care Medicine, Board Certification
  • Adult Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology, Board Certification (2010)

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine (2004)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BS, University of California–Davis (CA) (1998)
Internships:
  • Washington University/Barnes-Jewish Hospital/St. Louis Children's Hospital (2005)
Residency Programs:
  • Washington University/Barnes-Jewish Hospital/St. Louis Children's Hospital, Chief Resident, Anesthesiology (2008)
  • Washington University/Barnes-Jewish Hospital/St. Louis Children's Hospital, Anesthesiology (2007)
Fellowships:
  • Washington University/Barnes-Jewish Hospital/St. Louis Children's Hospital, Critical Care Medicine (2009)
  • Washington University/Barnes-Jewish Hospital/St. Louis Children's Hospital, Adult Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology (2010)
Languages: English
Department: Anesthesiology
Contact Us
CU Anschutz
Fitzsimons Building

13001 East 17th Place
Campus Box C290
Aurora, CO 80045

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