James Matthew Kynes, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Faculty Appointments
Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology
M.D., Medicine, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TennesseeB.S., Interdisciplinary Studies-Biology, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida
Office Address
2200 Children's Way, Ste 3116
Nashville, TN 37232
Research Keywords
Global health, pediatric anesthesiology, pediatric pain medicine
Clinical Research Keywords
Pediatric pain medicine, pediatric liver transplant
Crockett CJ, Zeigler LN, Kynes JM, Lawson KC, Figueroa LI, Hayes CB, Samen CDK, McQueen KA. A prospective observational study of postoperative follow-ups and outcomes at a nonprofit, internationally supported pediatric surgery center in Guatemala. Paediatr Anaesth [print-electronic]. 2020 Apr; 30(4): 469-79. PMID: 31976589, DOI: 10.1111/pan.13830, ISSN: 1460-9592.

Kynes JM, Shotwell MS, Walters CB, Bichell DP, Christensen JT, Hays SR. Epidurals for Coarctation Repair in Children Are Associated with Decreased Postoperative Anti-Hypertensive Infusion Requirement as Measured by a Novel Parameter, the Anti-Hypertensive Dosing Index (ADI). Children (Basel). 2019 Oct 10/10/2019; 6(10): PMID: 31658735, PMCID: PMC6826390, PII: children6100112, DOI: 10.3390/children6100112, ISSN: 2227-9067.

Kynes JM, Newton MW. Anaesthesia providers and maternal mortality in Africa [letter]. Lancet Glob Health. 2019 Oct; 7(10): e1321. PMID: 31537358, PII: S2214-109X(19)30284-0, DOI: 10.1016/S2214-109X(19)30284-0, ISSN: 2214-109X.

Kynes JM, Sobey JH, Zeigler LN, Crockett C, McQueen KAK. Global Pediatric Anesthesiology: Current Practice and Future Priorities. Int Anesthesiol Clin. 2019; 57(4): 84-102. PMID: 31449194, DOI: 10.1097/AIA.0000000000000252, ISSN: 1537-1913.

Walters CB, Kynes JM, Tucker R, Netterville J. Central Sleep Apnea Post Vagal Nerve Manipulation and Stimulation During Neck Tumor Resection: A Case Report. A A Pract. 2018 Sep 9/15/2018; 11(6): 160-1. PMID: 29621011, DOI: 10.1213/XAA.0000000000000771, ISSN: 2575-3126.

Kynes JM, Blakely M, Furman K, Burnette WB, Modes KB. Multidisciplinary Perioperative Care for Children with Neuromuscular Disorders. Children (Basel). 2018 Sep 9/12/2018; 5(9): PMID: 30213079, PMCID: PMC6162674, PII: children5090126, DOI: 10.3390/children5090126, ISSN: 2227-9067.

Walters CB, Kynes JM, Sobey J, Chimhundu-Sithole T, McQueen KAK. Chronic Pediatric Pain in Low- and Middle-Income Countries. Children (Basel). 2018 Aug 8/27/2018; 5(9): PMID: 30150600, PMCID: PMC6162626, PII: children5090113, DOI: 10.3390/children5090113, ISSN: 2227-9067.

Kynes JM, Walters CB, Pinto E, Jeque E, McQueen KAK. A profile of surgical burden and anaesthesia services at Mozambique's Central Hospital: A review. Int J Surg [print-electronic]. 2018 Jun; 54(Pt A): 285-9. PMID: 29730073, PII: S1743-9191(18)30742-8, DOI: 10.1016/j.ijsu.2018.04.055, ISSN: 1743-9159.

Butler M, Drum E, Evans FM, Fitzgerald T, Fraser J, Holterman AX, Jen H, Kynes JM, Kreiss J, McClain CD, Newton M, Nwomeh B, O'Neill J, Ozgediz D, Politis G, Rice H, Rothstein D, Sanchez J, Singleton M, Yudkowitz FS. Guidelines and checklists for short-term missions in global pediatric surgery: Recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics Delivery of Surgical Care Global Health Subcommittee, American Pediatric Surgical Association Global Pediatric Surgery Committee, Society for Pediatric Anesthesia Committee on International Education and Service, and American Pediatric Surgical Nurses Association, Inc. Global Health Special Interest Group. J. Pediatr. Surg. 2017 Nov 11/15/2017; PMID: 29223665, PII: S0022-3468(17)30756-X, DOI: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2017.11.037, ISSN: 1531-5037.

Perioperative Crisis Management and Advanced Life Support. Ed. Matthew McEvoy and Cory Furse. Oxford (United Kingdom): Oxford University Press; 2017 Aug 8/23/2017.1. Book chapter Chapter 85, Hemophilia.

Kynes JM, Zeigler L, McQueen K. Surgical Outreach for Children by International Humanitarian Organizations: A Review. Children (Basel). 2017 Jun 6/28/2017; 4(7): PMID: 28657589, PMCID: PMC5532545, PII: children4070053, DOI: 10.3390/children4070053, ISSN: 2227-9067.

Lorinc A, Petition L, Doyle T, Morgan W, Daves Suanne, Bhattacharya Syamal, Kynes J Matthew. From 'port' to 'life support' - A case report and review of cardiac tamponade during port placement. SM J Anesth. 2017 May 5/2/2017; 3(1).

Zeigler L, Kynes JM, McQueen KA. The Moore Surgery Center in Guatemala: A novel surgical model for low income countries. ASA Monitor. 2017 Jan 1/10/2017; 81(1).

Kynes JM, Watkins SC. A 'Wake up' call for our specialty-time to examine the impact of production pressure on patient safety [letter]. Paediatr Anaesth. 2016 Jun; 26(6): 667-8. PMID: 27119303, DOI: 10.1111/pan.12902, ISSN: 1460-9592.

Kynes J. Matthew, Meserve Jonathan R, Selig David, et al. A simple method for positive pressure ventilation during fiberoptic intubation: case report and review of the literature [letter]. Can J Anaesth. 2015 Mar; Published online.

Kynes J. Matthew, Finer C. Pocket Anesthesia. 3rd. Philadelphia (United States): Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2015.Book chapter , Renal System and Anesthesia for Urologic Surgery.

Kynes J. Matthew, Hanifi Tariq, Garfield Joseph. Essential Clinical Anesthesia Review Ed. Linda S. Aglio, Robert W. Lekowski, Richard D. Urman. Cambridge (United Kingdom): Cambridge University Press; 2015.Book chapter , Monitoring of Neuromuscular Blockade.

Kynes J. Matthew, Garfield Joseph. Essential Clinical Anesthesia Review. Ed. Linda S. Aglio, Robert W. Lekowski, Richard D. Urman. Cambridge (United Kingdom): Cambridge University Press; 2015.Book chapter , Patient Positioning.

Kynes J Matthew, Ehrenfeld Jesse M, Calderwood SA. Pocket Anesthesia Ed. Richard D. Urman, Jesse M. Ehrenfeld. 3rd. Philadelphia (United States): Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2015.Book chapter , Preoperative Patient Evaluation.

Kynes J. Matthew, Zeballos Jose. Patients' Guide to Regional Anesthesia--An Informational Brochure. Boston (United States): Weiner Center for Preoperative Testing; 2014 Mar.

Kynes JM, Schildcrout JS, Hickson GB, Pichert JW, Han X, Ehrenfeld JM, Westlake MW, Catron T, Jacques PS. An analysis of risk factors for patient complaints about ambulatory anesthesiology care. Anesth. Analg [print-electronic]. 2013 Jun; 116(6): 1325-32. PMID: 23385054, PII: ANE.0b013e31827aef83, DOI: 10.1213/ANE.0b013e31827aef83, ISSN: 1526-7598.

Kynes JM, Rauth TP, McMorrow SP. Ruptured appendicitis presenting as acute scrotal swelling in a 23-month-old toddler. J Emerg Med [print-electronic]. 2012 Jul; 43(1): 47-9. PMID: 21820263, PII: S0736-4679(11)00555-5, DOI: 10.1016/j.jemermed.2011.05.045, ISSN: 0736-4679.

Paediatric Surgery: A Comprehensive Text for Africa. 2nd. Seattle (United States): Global HELP; [date unknown]. Book Chapter Ch 11, Pain Management; p. 61-6. ISBN-13: 978-1-60189-091-7.. In process.

Central sleep apnea post vagal nerve manipulation and stimulation during neck tumor resection: a case report. AA Prac.