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CURRICULUM VITAE

Michael Tracy Zundel MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Anesthesiology
Division of Clinical

OFFICE ADDRESS:
Froedtert Hospital
9200 W Wisconsin Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53226

EDUCATION:
2001 - 2005 Chemistry BA, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
2005 - 2009 MD, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING AND FELLOWSHIP APPOINTMENTS:
2009 - 2010 Medical Internship, Internal Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, WI
2010 - 2013 Anesthesiology Residency, Anesthesiology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI 53213
2013 - 2014 Critical Care Fellowship, Anesthesiology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI 53213

FACULTY APPOINTMENTS:
Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology, Critical Care, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI 53213
Staff Anesthesiologist, Zablocki VA Medical Center

ADMINISTRATIVE APPOINTMENTS:
02/01/2017 - 09/01/2018 CVICU APP Liaison, Anesthesiology, Critical Care, MCW

EDUCATIONAL ADMINISTRATIVE APPOINTMENTS:
03/01/2018 - Present Critical Care APP Fellowship MD Program Director, Anesthesiology, Critical Care, MCW
03/01/2019 - 07/01/2020 Associate Program Director - Anesthesiology Internship, Department of Anesthesiology, Medical College of Wisconsin
07/01/2020 - Present Program Director - Anesthesiology Internship, Anesthesiology, Medical College of Wisconsin

HOSPITAL STAFF PRIVILEGES:
07/01/2015 - Present Staff Anesthesiologist and Intensivist, Anesthesiology and Critical Care, Froedtert Hospital
07/01/2015 - Present Staff Anesthesiologist and Intensivist, Anesthesiology and Critical Care, Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center

SPECIALTY BOARDS AND CERTIFICATION:
Board Certified
Issue DateExpiration
Diplomate, American Board of Anesthesiology
2014
2024
Subspecialty Certification- Critical Care Medicine
2014
None
 
AWARDS AND HONORS:
2010 - 2011 MCW Excellence in Medical Student Teaching Award, Medical College of Wisconsin Department of Anesthesiology
2010 - 2011 Outstanding Medical Student Teacher Recognition, MCW Curriculum and Evaluation Committee
2013 T. Michael Bolger Standing Ovation Award Nominee, MCW Student Affairs Committee

MEMBERSHIPS IN HONORARY AND PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES:
2010 - Present ASA (member)
2010 - Present WSA (member)
2013 - Present Society of Critical Care Medicine (Member)

EDITORSHIPS/EDITORIAL BOARDS/JOURNAL REVIEWS:
Ad-Hoc Reviewer
10/01/2018 - Present Journal of Clinical Nutrition

RESEARCH GRANTS/AWARDS/CONTRACTS/PROJECTS:
Active
Peer Review
Title:
Beyond Milestones; Using Global Ratings to Evaluate Trainee Performance
Source:
FAER Grant
Role:
Co-Investigator
PI:
Dr. Thomas J. Ebert
Direct Funds:
$100,000
 

INVITED LECTURES/WORKSHOPS/PRESENTATIONS:
Local
M. Tracy Zundel, Respiratory Failure, Surgery PGY-2 / PGY-3 Lecture Series, 07/29/2019
M. Tracy Zundel, Respiratory Failure, Surgery PGY-2 / PGY-3 Lecture Series, Medical College of Wisconsin, 08/03/2020
M. Tracy Zundel, Lecture: Advanced ARDS Management: Beyond Mechanical Ventilation, Critical Care Medicine Fellow Summer Lecture Series, Medical College of Wisconsin, 08/28/2020
M. Tracy Zundel, Lecture: Right Heart Failure in the ICU, Critical Care Medicine Fellow Summer Lecture Series, Medical College of Wisconsin, 09/04/2020
 
Regional
Zundel MT, Riess ML, Pulse Oximetry, Vascular Tone, and Chronic Fatigue, Wisconsin Society of Anesthesiologists Annual Meeting, Milwaukee, WI, 2013
 
National
Critical Strategies for Managing Mass Casualties: A Live Demonstration, American Society of Anesthesiology Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, 10/14/2018
M. Tracy Zundel MD, Sheila Blogg, MSN, BA, BSN, Improving Handoff Communication, Vizient Webinar, 10/10/2019
 

COMMITTEE SERVICE:
Medical College of Wisconsin
07/01/2020 - Present Member, Faculty Council
 
Hospital
2014 - 2018 Member, QA Committee, Anesthesiology Department, Froedtert Hospital
 

MEDICAL COLLEGE TEACHING ACTIVITIES:
Medical Student Education
08/2013 Junior Medical Student Airway Course
12/17/2014 Small Group Facilitator Topic: Professionalism
 
Resident and Fellow Education
06/28/2013 Departmental Conference, Topic: Delayed Emergence and Central Anticholinergic Syndrome
07/01/2013 - 07/01/2017 CVL Simulator Instructor (Zablocki VA Hospital)
10/30/2013 Multidisciplinary Critical Care Conference, Topic: Hay Baler Trauma Complicated by Systemic Mucormycosis
04/15/2014 CVICU Lecture Series, Topic: SIRS, Sepsis, and Vasoplegia
11/26/2014 CVICU Lecture Series, Topic: SIRS, Sepsis, and Vasoplegia
03/05/2015 Departmental Conference, Topic: Delayed Emergence and Residual Neuromuscular Blockade
03/27/2015 Departmental M&M Presentation: Intraoperative Awareness, MH Protocol and Equipment Update
06/24/2015 Departmental Morbidity and Mortality Conference: Perioperative Cardiac Events, Undiagnosed Pulmonary HTN
07/25/2015 Departmental Morbidity and Mortality Conference: Reintubation in PACU
09/04/2015 Departmental Conference: Aspiration in the OR
12/11/2015 Departmental Morbidity and Mortality Conference: Refractory Hypoxia in a Trauma Patient
03/11/2016 Departmental Conference: Frailty and Opioid Dosing
07/11/2016 Departmental Conference: Reintubation and NMB
08/12/2016 Departmental Lecture: ECMO as a Rescue Therapy for Pulmonary Embolism
12/09/2016 Departmental Lecture: Blood Pressure and Fluid Management in the Operative Arena
01/13/2017 Departmental Morbidity and Mortality Conference: Heart Failure, Pulmonary Hypertension, and Sedation
03/25/2017 Airway Workshop Lecture: Mask Ventilation
04/28/2017 Departmental Morbidity and Mortality Conference: ABO Mismatch
07/14/2017 Departmental Conference: Things I Wish I Knew as a CA-1
10/27/2017 Departmental Morbidity and Mortality Conference: Intraoperative ARDS
11/10/2017 Departmental Conference: Spaced Learning Topic Review
12/06/2017 CA-1 Lecture: Respiratory Physiology Part I
01/31/2018 CA-1 Lecture: Respiratory Physiology Part II
04/13/2018 Departmental Morbidity and Mortality Conference: Negative Pressure Pulmonary Edema
06/15/2018 Departmental Conference: Obstructive Shock
07/20/2018 Departmental Lecture: Dear CA-1, You Have a Case. Now What?
09/07/2018 Departmental Conference: Sticks and Stones May Break My Bones, but Those Heart Valves Really Get You
11/09/2018 Departmental Conference: ECMO
02/18/2019 Departmental Conference: Neuromuscular Blockade
07/19/2019 - Present Departmental Lecture: Everything I Wish I knew as a CA-1
08/09/2019 - Present Departmental Conference: Critical Airway Management in the ICU
07/28/2020 CA-1 Lecture: Autonomic Nervous System
08/06/2020 Perioperative Pulmonary Physiology
08/12/2020 Departmental Conference: Basics of Anesthetic Care and Monitoring
09/29/2020 CVICU M&M Case Presentation
10/14/2020 Departmental Conference: Sedation and PHTN
02/10/2021 Departmental Conference: Loss of IV Access on Induction
03/10/2021 SIM participant: Hemorrhagic Shock Scenario
Clinical Lecture: Strategies for Pulmonary Recruitment: APRV, BiLevel Ventilation, Recruitment Maneuvers, and the role of PEEP
Clinical Lecture: Vasoplegia and Distributive Shock: Impairment of vascular system as a mediator of maldistribution despite adequate vital signs in shock states, role of Methylene Blue and B12
Clinical Lecture: Respiratory Physiology: Shunt, Dead Space, Hypoxic Pulmonary Ventilation, and Supplemental O2
Clinical Lecture: Atrial Fibrillation in Cardiac Surgery Patients: Risk Factors, Prevention, and Treatment
Clinical Lecture: Respiratory Drive, Apneic Oxygenation, CO2, and Effects of Opioids
Clinical Lecture: Clinical assessment of cardiovascular status
Clinical Lecture: Invasive monitoring and assessment of cardiovascular status in cardiac surgery patients
Clinical Lecture: Basics of ECMO, blood flow, oxygenation, and management of general cardiopulmonary physiology.
 
Graduate Student Education
10/01/2017 - Present CAA Course Lecturer - Pericardial Disease and Pericardial Tamponade
10/01/2017 - Present CAA Course Lecturer - Pneumothorax and Pulmonary Embolism
10/01/2017 - Present CAA Course Lecturer - Malignant Hyperthermia
 

MCW STUDENTS, FACULTY, RESIDENTS AND CLINICAL/RESEARCH FELLOWS MENTORED:
Medical Students
Tyler Mills, MCW, 07/01/2018 - 07/01/2019, Successful Residency Match
Danielle Savino, MCW, 09/2019 - Present, Successful Residency Match
 
Residents
Dr. James Rauschnot, MCW, 07/01/2014 - 07/01/2018, Graduation
Dr. Alex Harrison, MCW, 07/01/2014 - 07/01/2018, Graduation
Dr. Brett Tomlin, MCW, 02/01/2016 - 07/01/2018, Graduation
Dr. David Nielsen, MCW, 03/01/2016 - 07/01/2017, Graduation
Dr. Nancy Fru, MCW, 01/01/2017 - 07/01/2018, Graduation, Successful Fellowship Match
Dr. Charlie Penn, MCW, 08/01/2017 - 07/01/2020, Graduation
Dr. Zach Smith, MCW, 07/01/2018 - Present
Dr. Patrick Aranda, MCW, 11/01/2018 - 06/30/2019, Graduation
Dr. Jamison Gordon, MCW, 07/01/2019 - Present
Dr. Bryant Shim, MCW, 07/2020 - Present
 

LANGUAGES:
English, Mandarin Chinese


BIBLIOGRAPHY
Refereed Journal Publications/Original Papers
1. Zundel MT, Michel MA, Schultz CJ, Maheshwari M, Wong SJ, Campbell BH, Massey BL, Blumin J, Wilson JF, Wang D. Comparison of physical examination and fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography/computed tomography 4-6 months after radiotherapy to assess residual head-and-neck cancer. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2011 Dec 01;81(5):e825-32.
2. Pagel PS, Zundel MT. An echogenic object in the left atrium: a consequence of end-stage renal disease? J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2013 Dec;27(6):1429-31.
3. Ball JR, Dimaano C, Bilak A, Kurchan E, Zundel MT, Ullman KS. Sequence preference in RNA recognition by the nucleoporin Nup153. J Biol Chem. 2007 Mar 23;282(12):8734-40.
4. Zundel MT, Pattyn M, Chelimsky TC, Riess ML. Arterial flow waveforms, vascular tone, and chronic fatigue: a case report. Auton Neurosci. 2015 Jul;190:58-60. PMCID: PMC4987085
5. Zundel MT, Boettcher BT, Feih JT, Gaglianello N, Pagel PS. Use of Oral Droxidopa to Improve Arterial Pressure and Reduce Vasoactive Drug Requirements During Persistent Vasoplegic Syndrome After Cardiac Transplantation. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2016 Dec;30(6):1624-1626.
6. Burnes ML, Boettcher BT, Woehlck HJ, Zundel MT, Iqbal Z, Pagel PS. Hydroxocobalamin as a Rescue Treatment for Refractory Vasoplegic Syndrome After Prolonged Cardiopulmonary Bypass. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2017 06;31(3):1012-1014.
7. Boettcher BT, Woehlck HJ, Reck SE, Hong JC, Zimmerman MA, Kim J, Zundel MT, Freed JK, Pagel PS. Treatment of Vasoplegic Syndrome With Intravenous Hydroxocobalamin During Liver Transplantation. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2017 08;31(4):1381-1384.
8. Zundel MT, Feih JT, Rinka JRG, Boettcher BT, Freed JK, Kaiser M, Ghadiali HY, Tawil JN, Woehlck HJ, Pagel PS. Hydroxocobalamin With or Without Methylene Blue May Improve Fluid Balance in Critically Ill Patients With Vasoplegic Syndrome After Cardiac Surgery: A Report of Two Cases. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2018 02;32(1):452-457.
9. Feih JT, Rinka JRG, Zundel MT. Methylene Blue Monotherapy Compared With Combination Therapy With Hydroxocobalamin for the Treatment of Refractory Vasoplegic Syndrome: ARetrospective Cohort Study. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2019 May;33(5):1301-1307.
10. Hill GED, Zundel MT, Pagel PS. Larson's Maneuver to Facilitate Endotracheal Intubation Using Videolaryngoscopy. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2019 03;33(3):883-884.
11. Woehlck HJ, Zundel MT. Characterization of the Rapid Drop in Pulse Oximetry Reading After Intraoperative Administration of Methylene Blue in Open Thoracoabdominal Aortic Repairs. Anesth Analg. 2020 06;130(6):e179.
 
Books, Chapters, and Reviews
1. Fleisher: Complications in Anesthesia 3rd Edition (Pre-Publication) Chp 63: Major Organ System Dysfunction after Cardiopulmonary Bypass Zundel, M. Tracy Pagel, Paul