Melissa Peterson, MD
Associate Professor, Anesthesiology-Pediatric Anesthesiology

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Medical School:
  • MD, University of Michigan Medical School (2006)
Undergraduate School:
  • BA, Cornell University (NY) (2002)
Residency:
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital Program, Anesthesiology (2010)
Fellowships:
  • Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Program, Critical Care Medicine (2011)
Languages: English
Department: Anesthesiology-Pediatric Anesthesiology

Publications

  • Brooks Peterson M, Strupp KM, Brockel MA, Wilder MS, Zieg J, Bruckner AL, Kaizer AM, Szolnoki JM. Anesthetic Management and Outcomes of Patients With Epidermolysis Bullosa: Experience at a Tertiary Referral Center. Anesth Analg. 2021 Sep 30. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 34591805
  • Mooney KL, Brooks Peterson M, Skirko JR, Friedman NR. The Quest for a DISE Protocol. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2021 Aug 17;:1945998211036645. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 34399647
  • Yaster M, Brooks Peterson M. Predicting Perioperative Respiratory Adverse Events in Children with Sleep-Disordered Breathing. July 27, 2021.
  • Yaster M, Brooks Peterson M. Unexpected Hospital Admission Following T&A. July 29, 2021
  • Yaster M, Brooks Peterson M, Fiadjoe J. What are the risks of anesthetizing Covid + pediatric patients? September 2, 2021.
  • Yaster M, Maxwell L, Brooks Peterson M. NPO for clear liquids: Star Wars edition.
  • Lobaugh L, Ojo B, Pearce B, Kitzman J, Lau J, Hall S, Thompson N, Jain R, Brooks Peterson M, Wolke O, Honkanen A, Taylor K. Revisiting Pediatric NPO Guidelines: a 5-Year Update and Practice Considerations. Current Anesthesiology Reports, 2021 October
  • Brooks Peterson ML, Fiadjoe JE. In Response. Anesth Analg. 2020 Jul;131(1):e45. PubMed PMID: 32324596
  • Brooks Peterson M, Cohen MN, O'Neill BR, Garg S, Child J, Henthorn TK, Galinkin JG. Preoperative Vancomycin Administration for Surgical Site Prophylaxis: Plasma and Soft-Tissue Concentrations in Pediatric Neurosurgical and Orthopedic Patients. Anesth Analg. 2020 May;130(5):1435-1444. PubMed PMID: 31397701
  • Peterson MB, Cohen MN, O'Neill BR, Garg S, Child J, Henthorn TK, Galinkin JG. Preoperative Vancomycin Administration for Surgical Site Prophylaxis: Plasma and Soft-Tissue Concentrations in Pediatric Neurosurgical and Orthopedic Patients. Anesth Analg. 2019 Aug 6. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 31397701
  • Ruiz AG, Bhatt JM, DeBoer EM, Friedlander J, Janosy N, Peterson MB, Wine T, Deterding R, Prager JD. Demonstrating the benefits of a multidisciplinary aerodigestive program. Laryngoscope. 2019 Mar 27. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30919460
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Professional Memberships

  • American Society of Anesthesiologists, Member
  • American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Management, Member
  • American Medical Association, Member
  • Society for Pediatric Anesthesia, Member
  • Colorado Society of Anesthesiologists, Member of Board of Directors / Officer

Practice Locations

Children's Hospital Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
13123 East 16th Ave
Aurora, CO 80045
720-777-1234

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Pediatric Anesthesiology, Board Certification (2011)

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, University of Michigan Medical School (2006)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BA, Cornell University (NY) (2002)
Residency Programs:
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital Program, Anesthesiology (2010)
Fellowships:
  • Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Program, Critical Care Medicine (2011)
Languages: English
Department: Anesthesiology-Pediatric Anesthesiology
Contact Us
CU Anschutz
Fitzsimons Building

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

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