Jonathan Ball Mark, MD

Professor of Anesthesiology
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Campus mail Box 3094 Med Ctr, Durham, NC 27710
Phone (919) 286-6938
Email address

1. Technology assessment defining the accuracy, clinical performance, and utility of new forms of cardiovascular monitoring during the perioperative period

2. New clinical applications of transesophageal echocardiography

3. Role of cardiovascular monitoring in reducing morbidity associated with cardiac surgery

4. Practice guideline development, training, and certification for perioperative transesophageal echocardiography, pulmonary artery catheterization, and cardiovascular monitoring

5. Patient safety improvement through clinician training and education and medical device design

Education and Training

  • M.D., Stanford University, 1978


La Colla, Luca, Yuriy S. Bronshteyn, and Jonathan B. Mark. “Respiratory Variation in Central Venous Pressure (CVP) to Guide Ventilatory Support in Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)-Related Lung Injury.” J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 35, no. 1 (January 2021): 345–47.

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Berger, Miles, Jonathan B. Mark, and Matthias Kreuzer. “Of Parachutes, Speedometers, and EEG: What Evidence Do We Need to Use Devices and Monitors?” Anesth Analg 130, no. 5 (May 2020): 1274–77.

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Hatton, Kevin W., Suraj Yalamuri, Sharon McCartney, Eugene A. Hessel, and Jonathan B. Mark. “Oscillating Continuous Cardiac Output in Postoperative Critically Ill Patients: Is this Phenomenon Accurate, Artifact, or Error?” J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 31, no. 4 (August 2017): e61–62.

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Segall, Noa, Alberto S. Bonifacio, Atilio Barbeito, Rebecca A. Schroeder, Sharon R. Perfect, Melanie C. Wright, James D. Emery, B Zane Atkins, Jeffrey M. Taekman, and Jonathan B. Mark. “Operating Room-to-ICU Patient Handovers: A Multidisciplinary Human-Centered Design Approach.” Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 42, no. 9 (September 2016): 400–414.

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Asgarian, Camellia D., Susan M. Martinelli, Jonathan B. Mark, and Priya A. Kumar. “Partial Anomalous Hepatic Venous Return: A Systematic Intraoperative Exclusion of Other Serious Diagnoses.” Anesth Analg 122, no. 2 (February 2016): 349–53.

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Barbeito, Atilio, Alberto Bonifacio, Mary Holtschneider, Noa Segall, Rebecca Schroeder, Jonathan Mark, and Jonathan Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center Patient Safety Center of Inquiry. “In situ simulated cardiac arrest exercises to detect system vulnerabilities.” Simul Healthc 10, no. 3 (June 2015): 154–62.

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Fink, R. J., and J. B. Mark. “Standard anesthesia monitoring techniques and instruments.” In Clinical Anesthesia Fundamentals, 2015.