Ghaleb A. Ghani, MD

Associate Professor of Anesthesiology

Emory University School of Medicine

Emory University Hospital

1364 Clifton Rd

Atlanta, Georgia 30322

Phone: 404-778-4919


Dr. Ghani is a staff anesthesiologist with special interest in anesthesia for neurosurgical procedures, difficult airway management and resident education.

Medical School: University of Cairo, Egypt

Internship: Cairo University Hospitals, Memorial Baptist Hospital, Houston, Texas

Residency: General Surgery, Emory University.  Anesthesiology, Emory University

Board Certification: American College of Anesthesiology.

Board Certification: American Board of Anesthesiology
  • Anesthesia for neurosurgical procedures
  •  Anesthesia for ENT procedures

Ghani GA, Frederickson EL:  The Experts Opine:  What are your major considerations in the provision of anesthesia for outpatient surgical procedures?  Survey of Anesthesiology 21:88: 1977.

GA Ghani, Dunbar RW:  The Experts Opine:  Anesthetic considerations in the patient with active pulmonary tuberculosis.  Survey of Anesthesiology 22:589: 1978.

Berry AJ, Ghani GA:  An unusual complication following cannulation of an external jugular vein.  Anesthesiology 56:411, 1982.

Sung YF, Weinstein MS, Hammonds WD, Berry AJ, Ghani GA:  Comparison of midazolam and thiopental for anesthesia induction.  Anesthesiology 57:A346: 1982.

Ghani GA, Sung YF, Weinstein MS, Tindall, GT and Fleischer AS:  Effects of intravenous nitroglycerin on the intracranial pressure and volume pressure response.  J Neurosurgery 58:562-565, 1983.

Reviewed in:

Intelligence Reports in Anesthesia: Sept/Oct, 1983

Year Book in Anesthesia: 162-164, 1984

Ghani GA, Berry AJ:  Right Hydrothorax after left jugular vein catheterization.  Anesthesiology 58:93-94, 1983.

Ghani GA, Sung YF, Perlee, JH:  Glomus Jugulare Tumors-Origin, Pathology, and Anesthetic Considerations.  Anesth Analg 62:686-91, 1983.

Ghani GA: Test for leaks in the anesthesia circle.  Anesth Analg 62:855-56, 1983. 

Ghani GA:  Fresh gas flow affects the minute volume during mechanical ventilation.  Anesth Analg 63:619, June 1984.

Sung YF, Weinstein MS, Ghani GA:  Balanced Anesthesia:  A Comparison of Butorphanol and Morphine: Southern Medical Journal 77:180-182, February 1984.

Ghani GA:  Safety Check for the Bain Circuit: Canadian Anaesthetists' Society Journal 31:4, 489-90, 1984.

Ghani GA, Berry AJ:  Hazard from left external jugular vein catheterization revisited.  Anesthesiology 63:723, 1985.

Gibby GL, Ghani GA:  Computer assisted doppler monitoring to enhance detection of air emboli.  Journal of Clinical Monitoring:  4:1, January, 1988.

Arndt GL, Ghani GA:  A modification of an Eschmann endotracheal tube changer for intubation.  Anesthesiology 69:282, 1988.

Ghani GA:   Neurosurgical Anesthesia in Anesthesiology (House Office Series).  Arnold J. Berry, Editor.  Published by Williams and Wilkins; 8:145-163, 1995.

Ghani GA:   Pituitary Tumors Anesthetic Considerations, in “Pituitary Disorders, Comprehensive Management”,  Edited by A.F. Krisht and G.T. Tindall, Lippincot, Williams & Wilkins, 1999.

Gross, Mewes, Ghani GA:  Anesthesia for Movement Disorders: Thieme Medical Pub. 2008.

Ghani GA: Glomus Jugulare Tumors in Essence of Anesthesia Practice.  Edited by Lee Fleisher MD, and Michael Roizen.  3rd Edition: Saunders, 2011.  


Ghani GA, Sung YF, Weinstein MS, Tindall GT, Fleischer AS:  Effects of intravenous nitroglycerin on the intracranial pressure and volume pressure response. Southern Society of Anesthesiology: 1982.

Sung YF, Weinstein MS, Ghani GA:  Balanced anesthesia:  A Comparison of Butorphanol and Morphine: Southern Society of Anesthesiology, 1982.

Gibby G, Ghani GA:  Fast Fourier Transform Air Emboli Detection: Southern Society of Anesthesiology, 1985.

Ghani GA, Sung YF, Kozma G:  Outcome of patients with preoperative elevated SGOT, a retrospective study: Southern Society of Anesthesiology, 1985.