Klaus Kjaer-Pedersen, M.D.

Anesthesiology
Klaus Kjaer-Pedersen

 

After attending Stanford University for his undergraduate studies, Dr. Kjaer obtained his MD from the University of California, San Francisco.  He completed his anesthesia residency and obstetric anesthesia fellowship at Brigham and Women's Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School.  He has served as Co-Director of Obstetric Anesthesia at Weill Cornell since 2004 and is a member of the Society of Obstetric Anesthesia and Perinatology.  
 
Dr. Kjaer also has an interest in anesthesia services outside the operating room and has held a number of administrative positions at New York Presbyterian Hospital.  He obtained his MBA from Columbia Business School in 2010.  As of 2013, he is the Program Director of Weill Cornell's newly ACGME accredited fellowship in Obstetric Anesthesiology.  He also serves as an examiner for the American Board of Anesthesiology.

Insurances

Insurance Plans Accepted

The following represents most of the managed care plans accepted by this physician. If your insurance carrier does not appear here please feel free to contact this physician or this physician's practice as they may have individual contracts not included on this site.

  • AETNA [HMO]
  • AETNA [PPO]
  • AETNA [Medicare]
  • Aetna - Weill Cornell [POS]
  • Affinity Essential
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Blue Priority Network
  • CIGNA
  • Emblem Select Care
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [Pathway X]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [Pathway X Enhanced]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [PPO]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [EPO]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [HMO]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [Mediblue (Senior)]
  • Fidelis Care
  • GHI [CBP]
  • Health First
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) [Medicare]
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) [Medicaid]
  • Health Plus - Amerigroup [CHP]
  • Health Plus - Amerigroup
  • Health Republic
  • Medicare [Medicare]
  • Oscar
  • Oxford Health Plans [Liberty]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Medicare Advantage]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Freedom]
  • POMCO
  • Rockefeller University - CoreSource
  • UHC Compass
  • United Empire
  • United Health Care [Medicare]
  • United Health Care [Community Plan]
  • United Health Care
  • VNSNY CHOICE Medicare [Medicare]

Publications

Kjaer K, Comerford M, Kondilis L, Dimaria L, Abramovitz S, Kiselev M, Samuels J, Gadalla F, Leighton BL. Oral sodium citrate increases nausea amongst elective Cesarean delivery patients. Can J Anaesth. 2006 Aug;53(8):776-80.

 

Kjaer K. Ancillary Charges Associated With Epidural Blood Patch. SOAP Newsletter. Spring 2005, p. 6-7.

 

Kjaer K, Comerford M, Gadalla F. General anesthesia for cesarean delivery in a patient with paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria and thrombocytopenia. Anesth Analg. 2004 May, 98(5):1471-2.

 

Kjaer K, Patel A.  Should Nonanesthesia Providers Be Administering Propofol? Advances in Anesthesia. 2007, 25:103-125. Lake C (ed). Elsevier-Mosby.

 

Kjaer K, Kim J. Spinal-Epidural Blockade for Gynecologic Surgery. Spinal-Epidural Anesthesia. Wong C (ed). 1st edition, chapter 12. McGraw-Hill. 2007.

 

Kjaer K, Malhotra V. Diabetes.  Anesthesiology: Problem-Oriented Management. Yao FF, Malhotra V, Fontes M (eds). 6th edition, chapter 36. New York, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. 2008.

 

Kjaer K, Cappiello E. Postpartum Hemorrhage. Anesthesiology: Problem-Oriented Management. Yao FF, Malhotra V, Fontes M (eds). 6th edition, chapter 40. New York, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. 2008.