John Sakles

Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona

Dr. Sakles has spent his career focusing on the clinical, educational and research aspects of emergency airway management, with an emphasis on the “difficult airway.” He is a world-renowned airway expert and has been on the forefront of research in new technologies, particularly the role of video laryngoscopy for emergency intubation. He has published numerous articles in the field of emergency airway management, including on such topics as video laryngoscopy, airway pharmacology, surgical airway management and remotely assisted “telebation.” His papers have become some of the most cited works in the field.

Dr. Sakles has been a faculty member on the widely acclaimed “The Difficult Airway Course: Emergency” for more than 15 years, and serves as a reviewer for airway manuscripts for the Annals of Emergency Medicine, Academic Emergency Medicine and the Journal of Emergency Medicine.

Lectures by John Sakles

Physiologically Difficult Airway

Key considerations

Emergency Medicine / Airway