Catherine Buzney


Department of Anesthesia & Perioperative Medicine
Emerson Hospital 133 Old Road to Nine Acre Corner Concord MA 01742
Board Certifications
Clinical Interests
Regional anesthesiology & acute pain, enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS), perioperative strategies for post-surgical pain optimization
  • Medical School:
    Tufts University School of Medicine
  • Internship:
    Tufts Medical Center, Boston, Mass. (General Surgery)
  • Residency:
    Tufts Medical Center, Boston, Mass. (Anesthesiology)
  • Fellowship:
    Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, N.Y. (Regional Anesthesiology & Acute Pain)
About Me
Selected Journal Publications and Presentations

BUZNEY CD, Zhong H, Gulotta LV, et al. Is there synergistic effect between obesity and hypoalbuminemia on post-operative outcomes among total shoulder arthroplasty recipients? The Musculoskeletal Journal of Hospital for Special Surgery. In press, February, 2022. 

BUZNEY CD. June 2021. “Fit” to fly? Transforming preoperative assessment into optimization and the role of preoperative nutritional status in the orthopedic patient. Grand Rounds Presentation: Department of Anesthesiology, Critical Care & Pain Management, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY.

BUZNEY CD, Drzymalski D, Lin L, et al. Association between paravertebral block and pain score at the time of hospital discharge in oncoplastic breast surgery: A retrospective cohort study. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 2021, May; 147(6): 928-935. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 33973946.

BUZNEY CD, & Hong G. October 2020. CHAPTER 07: General Anesthesia. American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons Resident Curriculum: General Principles. DOI:

Copacino CE, Micheroni TJ, BUZNEY CD, Lassaletta AD, Quraishi SA, Gallagher SW. (December 2020). Association of erector spinae plane blocks with opioid use, pain, and length-of-stay after video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery. Poster presentation: American Medical Association Annual Meeting (virtual).

BUZNEY CD. (March 2021). Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) in the surgical setting: Perioperative approaches for primary prevention as well as management of pre-existing disease. Fellow Lecture Rounds: Department of Regional Anesthesia and Perioperative Pain Medicine, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY.

BUZNEY CD. (October 2020). A mysterious case of a delirious patient and a review of postoperative delirium causes, evaluation, and treatment. QA Grand Rounds: Department of Anesthesiology, Critical Care & Pain Management, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY.

BUZNEY CD, Gottlieb AB, & Rosmarin DM. Asthma and atopic dermatitis: A review of targeted inhibition of interleukin-4 and interleukin-13 as effective therapy for atopic disease. Journal of Drugs in Dermatology. 2016, Feb; 15(2): 165-71. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 26885783.

Goldminz AM, BUZNEY CD, Kim N, et al. Prevalence of the metabolic syndrome in children with psoriatic disease. Pediatric Dermatology. 2013, Sep; 30(6): 700-705. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 24016334.

Ecklund K, Vajapeyam S, Feldman HA, BUZNEY CD, et al. Bone marrow changes in adolescent girls with anorexia nervosa. Journal of Bone and Mineral Research. 2010, Feb; 25(2): 298-304. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 19653811.