Dr. James Michael Chimiak MD Anesthesiologist

Dr. James Chimiak is an anesthesiologist in Morganton, North Carolina and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Catawba Valley Medical Center and Duke University Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of North Carolina School of Medicine and has been in practice for 28 years. He is one of 4 doctors at Catawba Valley Medical Center and one of 274 at Duke University Hospital who specialize in Anesthesiology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Anesthesiologist: Pain Medicine

Education & Medical Training

Duke University Hospital
Residency, Anesthesiology, 1991–1994

Duke University Hospital
Fellowship, Pain Medicine, 1994–1994

Naval Medical Center, Portsmouth
Internship, Transitional Year, 1987–1987

University of North Carolina School of Medicine
Class of 1986

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Anesthesiology
Certified in Anesthesiology

American Board of Anesthesiology
Certified in Pain Medicine

American Board of Emergency Medicine
Certified in Undersea & Hyperbaric Medicine

FL State Medical License
Active through 2015

NC State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

The reduced oxygen breathing paradigm for hypoxia training: physiological, cognitive, and subjective effects.
Sausen, K. P., Wallick, M. T., Slobodnik, B., Chimiak, J. M., Bower, E. A., Stiney, M. E., Clark, J. B.

An architecture for naval telemedicine.
Chimiak, W. J., Rainer, R. O., Chimiak, J. M., Martinez, R.


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