Dr. Erik B Kistler MD Anesthesiologist

Dr. Erik Kistler is an anesthesiologist in San Diego, California and is affiliated with Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System. He received his medical degree from George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences and has been in practice for 11 years. Dr. Kistler accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 39 doctors at Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System who specialize in Anesthesiology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Anesthesiologist: Critical Care Medicine

Education & Medical Training

University of California at San Diego
Residency, Anesthesiology, 2004–2007

Los Angeles County-Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
Residency, General Surgery, 2003–2004

Massachusetts General Hospital
Fellowship, Critical Care Medicine, 2007–2008

George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences
Class of 2003

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Anesthesiology
Certified 6 years in Anesthesiology

American Board of Anesthesiology
Certified 6 years in Critical Care Medicine

MA State Medical License
Active through 2014

CA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Matrix metalloproteinase-1 mediated upregulation of vascular endothelial growth factor-2 in endothelial cells.
Mazor, R., Alsaigh, T., Shaked, H., Altshuler, A., Pocock, E. S., Kistler, E. B., Karin, M., Schmid-Schönbein, G. W.

Sepsis: a review of therapeutics and considerations for anesthesiologists.
Dhillon, A., Nguyen, J., Kistler, E.

Impaired small-bowel barrier integrity in the presence of lumenal pancreatic digestive enzymes leads to circulatory shock.
Kistler, E. B., Alsaigh, T., Chang, M., Schmid-Schönbein, G. W.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Texas BlueChoice
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO - Kaiser
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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