Charles W. Hogue, MD is the James E. Eckenhoff Professor of Anesthesiology and Chairman of the Department of Anesthesiology at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL. Dr. Hogue received his medical degree from the University of Illinois College of Medicine in Chicago, Illinois in June 1986. He then completed post-graduate training as a resident in anesthesiology and cardiac anesthesia fellow at Harvard Medical School and The Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts. He was a faculty member of Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, MO rising to the rank of Associate Professor. He then joined the faculty of The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD rising to the academic rank of Professor. Dr. Hogue’s primary clinical focus is on cardiovascular and thoracic anesthesiology.
Dr. Hogue research has focused on investigating methods to reduce the risk of organ injury from cardiac surgery particularly neurological and renal complications. He has received funding from the National Institutes of Health to examine the potential role of perioperative estrogen replacement therapy as a means for providing neuroprotection for elderly women undergoing cardiac surgery. More recently he has had funding from the National Institutes of Health, the American Heart Association, and the Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation to explore novel methods for monitoring cerebral blood flow autoregulation as a means for reducing the frequency of neurological complications from surgery. Dr. Hogue has published more than 160 peer reviewed articles and book chapters and has been the co-author of 3 books. He was the Associate Editor-in-Chief for Cardiovascular Anesthesiology for the journal Anesthesia & Analgesia until April 2016. He is a member of the Associate Editorial Board of The British Journal of Anaesthesia and he provides frequent peer review for the journals Anesthesiology, Annals of Thoracic Surgery, Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Circulation, and Stroke. He is the member of several medical societies including the American Society of Anesthesiology, the Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesia, International Anesthesia Research Society, and the Association of University Anesthesiologist.