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Peter J. Panzica, M.D.

SquareChair and Clinical Associate Professor, Anesthesiology

Peter J. Panzica, M.D., has a passion for cardiac anesthesia, transesophageal echocardiography, transplant anesthesia, thoracic anesthesia and practice management. Dr. Panzica is certified with the American Board of Anesthesiology. He previously held the title of clinical director and vice chief, Department of Anesthesia in Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and assistant professor of anesthesiology in Harvard Medical School.

In his leisure time, Dr. Panzica enjoys playing golf and traveling, particularly to wine regions. He also enjoys cooking and fine dining which also ties into his love for wine tasting. Exploring different regions and having the ability to meet producers and understand the region is what enhances the experience most.


  • M.D., University of New York at Stony Brook School of Medicine
  • Internship, Anesthesiology, Winthrop University Hospital
  • Residency, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
  • Fellowship, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center


  • Brown MB, Abramowicz AE, Panzica PJ, et. al. "Anesthetic Considerations of Organ Procurement After Brain and Cardiac Death: A Narrative Review." Cureus, 15(6), (2023) e40629. doi: 10.7759/cureus.40629
  • Sofjan IP, Salik I, Panzica PJ, et. al. "SAP BusinessObjects in Medical Informatics." Cureus, 15(6), (2023) e40208. doi: 10.7759/cureus.40208
  • Jainandunsing JS, Mahmood F, Matyal R, et. al. "Impact of three-dimensional echocardiography on classification of the severity of aortic stenosis." The Annals of thoracic surgery, 96(4), (2013) 1343-1348. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2013.05.018
  • Mahmood F, Hess PE, Matyal R, et. al. "Echocardiographic anatomy of the mitral valve: a critical appraisal of 2-dimensional imaging protocols with a 3-dimensional perspective." Journal of cardiothoracic and vascular anesthesia, 26(5), (2012) 777-84. doi: 10.1053/j.jvca.2012.06.017
  • Matyal R, Hess PE, Asopa A, et. al. "Monitoring the variation in myocardial function with the Doppler-derived myocardial performance index during aortic cross-clamping." Journal of cardiothoracic and vascular anesthesia, 26(2), (2012) 204-8. doi: 10.1053/j.jvca.2011.09.017
  • Warraich HJ, Chaudary B, Maslow A, et. al. "Mitral annular nonplanarity: correlation between annular height/commissural width ratio and the nonplanarity angle." Journal of cardiothoracic and vascular anesthesia, 26(2), (2012) 186-90. doi: 10.1053/j.jvca.2011.09.007
  • Bose RR, Matyal R, Warraich HJ, et. al. "Utility of a transesophageal echocardiographic simulator as a teaching tool." Journal of cardiothoracic and vascular anesthesia, 25(2), (2011) 212-5. doi: 10.1053/j.jvca.2010.08.014

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  • American Board of Anesthesiology