John Yosaitis, MD, a former biomedical engineer, began his medical career at the National Institutes of Health as a clinical anesthesiologist and researcher. Since 1994, Dr. Yosaitis has served MedStar Georgetown University Hospital and Georgetown University School of Medicine as a pediatric and adult transplant anesthesiologist and educator, receiving multiple Teacher of the Year awards. While serving as clinical director of the MedStar Georgetown University Hospital anesthesiology department, Dr. Yosaitis launched the bloodless surgery program, pioneering multiple clinical techniques to minimize blood loss and leading efforts to embrace such approaches across the surgical community.
In conjunction with his role at MedStar Health SiTEL, Dr. Yosaitis currently leads Georgetown University School of Medicine's preclinical simulation initiative, designed to reinforce students' understanding of basic clinical sciences concepts and diagnostic skills through simulation-based education.
Dr. Yosaitis is a principal investigator in a $2.5 million Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) grant on women's health.
Dr. Yosaitis received his medical degree from Rutgers University. He completed his residency in anesthesiology and fellowships in pediatric and cardiac anesthesia through George Washington University at Children’s National Medical Center and MedStar Washington Hospital Center, respectively. He also completed a transplant anesthesia fellowship at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital and recently earned an executive MBA.