Dr. Richard Smiley

Professor of Anesthesiology (in Obstetrics and Gynecology)

Research Description

Dr. Smiley’s research interest includes the effect of genetic variation on the response to anesthesia, analgesia, and pregnancy. His recent work includes studies of the beta2 adrenoceptor on preterm labor and delivery, and on the hemodynamic response to spinal anesthesia. The effect of genetic variation in the mu-opioid receptor on pain and analgesia is also under investigation. Dr. Smiley is a ABA Board Examiner. 

For more information, please contact rms7@cumc.columbia.edu.

Select Publications

You can view a complete list of Dr. Smiley's publications here.