Dr. Michael W. Manning, MD, PhD, is currently an Assistant Professor at Duke University Medical Center, within the Divisions of Cardiothoracic and General, Vascular, Transplant anesthesia. He serves as the director of research for the Perioperative Medicine Fellowship at Duke. His clinical practice focuses on high risk cardiac surgery, Heart, Lung, and Liver transplantation.
Dr. Manning earned a PhD in cardiovascular physiology from the University of Kentucky where studied the role that Angiotensin II mediated inflammation plays in the development of abdominal aortic aneurysms. After graduate school, Dr. Manning remained at the University of Kentucky earning his MD degree. He completed a year of general surgery residency, before switching to anesthesia. Following residency, Dr.
Manning continued his clinical training at Duke University with a one-year clinical fellowship in Adult Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology and a 2-year research fellowship. He joined the Duke faulty in 2014.
His current research interests are ERAS centered, specifically in the areas of role of opioid-free anesthesia as well as goal directed fluid therapy in cardiac surgery on renal outcomes.