Staff Anesthesiologist Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology & Therapeutics, UBC

Division of Cardiac Anesthesia

Cardiac Surgery ICU Director

Selected Publications:

Lenihan M, Mullane D, Buggy D, Flood G, Griffin M, “Anesthesia for Lung Transplantation in Cystic Fibrosis: Retrospective Review from the Irish National Transplantation Centre”, Journal of Cardiothoracic & Vascular Anesthesia, (2017) Dec; Volume 0, Issue 0 DOI:

Creaney M, Mullane D, Casby C, Tan T, “ Ultrasound to identify the lumbar space in women with impalpable bony landmarks presenting for elective caesarean delivery under spinal anesthesia: a randomized trial”, International Journal of Obstetric Anesthesia, (2016) Dec; 28:12-16. DOI: 10.1016/j.ijoa.2016.07.007.

Mullane D, Tan T, “Three cerebral venous sinus thromboses following inadvertent dural puncture: a case series over an eight-year period”, Canadian Journal of Anesthesia/Journal canadien d’anesthésie: Volume 61, Issue 12 (2014), Page 1134-1135 DOI: 10.1007/s12630-014-0234-6

Clinical Interests:

Perioperative Echocardiography

Cardiac Anesthesia

Cognitive Impairment post Cardiac Surgery