The University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine, Knoxville



The Department of Anesthesiology

Jace M. Perkerson, MD

Assistant Professor
Division of Critical Care
Division of Neuroanesthesiology

Clinical Focus

Critical Care Anesthesia

Education

Medical School
University of Tennessee College of Medicine, Memphis, TN

Residency
Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN

Fellowship
Critical Care Medicine
University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Fellowship
Neurocritical Care
University of Oregon Health Science Center, Portland, OR

Certifications

Board Certified: Anesthesiology (2013)

Board Certified: Critical Care Medicine (2013)

Board Eligible: Neurocritical Care (UCNS)

Emergency Neurologic Life Support (2015)

Emergency Neurologic Life Support Trainer (2015)

Honors and Awards

Top performer in the specialty of Neuroanesthesiology (2012)

Faculty Medal for highest academic achievement in the medical school class (2008)

Alpha Omega Alpha awarded during junior year of medical school

Arthur R. Porter Memorial Scholarship (2007)

Billy and Sally Gore Scholarship (2007)

Mitchell Scholarship (2007)

AMA Foundation Scholars Award (2006)

Roane Co. TN Medical Professions Scholarship (2005)

Highest class average in Medical Physiology (2004)

President's List, Miami University (1999-2001)

Professional Affiliations

American Society of Anesthesiologists (2004-Present)

Society of Critical Care Medicine (2010-Present)

Society of Critical Care Anesthesiologists (2011-Present)

Neurocritical Care Society (2013-Present)

 

Current Presentations

Halle D, Perkerson J. Under pressure: Diagnosis and initial management of intracranial hypertension in suspected meningitis. Don’t be an airhead: Presentation, potential etiologies, and initial management of nontraumatic pneumocephalus. Presented at ANESTHESIOLOGY Annual Meeting; 2018 Oct 13-17; San Francisco, CA.

Black TL, Polin CM, Perkerson JM. Use it or lose it: Successful management of intrathecal catheter in an achondroplastic dwarf. Presented at ANESTHESIOLOGY Annual Meeting; 2018 Oct 13-17; San Francisco, CA.

Smith D, Perkerson J. Obtaining one lung isolation in a critically ill, mechanically ventilated patient with a fresh tracheostomy now diagnosed with acute respiratory distress syndrome who requires urgent surgical intervention for a rapidly expanding hemothorax. Presented at ANESTHESIOLOGY Annual Meeting; 2017 Oct 21-25; Boston, MA.

Vega H, Perkerson J. The case of an unusually sweaty pregnancy: Pheochromocytoma in the parturient. Presented at ANESTHESIOLOGY Annual Meeting; 2017 Oct 21-25; Boston, MA.

Acharya SK, Perkerson J. Successful reversal of clonidine toxicity with naloxone. Presented at Society for Neuroscience in Anesthesiology and Critical Care Annual Meeting; 2017 Oct 19-20; Boston, MA.

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