Earl Bueno

Earl Bueno, MD

Anesthesiology, Yale New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT

Internal Medicine Internship, Hospital of Saint Raphael, New Haven, CT

Medical School
New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY

College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA

American Board of Anesthesiology

Professional Organizations
American Society of Anesthesiologists
Connecticut State Society of Anesthesiologists
Fellow of the American Society of Anesthesiologists
Waterbury Medical Society

Bueno, E.A., Mamtani, R., and Frishman, W.H. (2001) Alternative approaches to the medical management of angina pectoris: Acupuncture, electrical nerve stimulation and spinal cord stimulation. Heart Disease (3: 236- 241).

Lin, J.H.C., Weigel, H., Cotrina, M.L., Liu, S., Bueno, E., Hansen, A.J., Hansen, T.W., Goldman, S., and Nedergaard, M. (1998) Gap-junction-mediated propagation and amplification of cell injury. Nature Neuroscience (1: 494-500).

Cotrina, M.L., Kang, J., Lin, J., Bueno, E., Hansen, T.W., He, L, Liu, Y., Nedergaard, M. (1998) Astrocytic gap junctions remain open during ischemic conditions. J. Neuroscience (18: 2520-2537).

Sekiranjak, C., Martone, M.E., Deerinck, T., Bueno, E., Rudy, B., and Ellisman, M. (1997) Subcellular localization of K+ channel subunit KV3.1b in selected rat CNS neurons. Brain Res (766: 173-87).

Ponce, A., Bueno, E., Kentros, C., Vega-Saenz de Miera, E., Chow, A., Zu, L., Wu, M.B., Wu, X., Rudy, B., and Thornhill, W. (1996) G protein-gated inward rectifier K+ channel proteins (GIRK1) are present in the soma and dendrites as well as in nerve terminals of specific neurons in the brain. J. Neuroscience (16: 1990-2001).

Weiser, M., Bueno, E., Sekiranjak, C., Martone, M.E., Hillman, D., Chen, S., Thornhill, W., Ellisman, M., and Rudy, B. (1995) The potassium channel subunit KV3.1b is localized to somatic and axonal membranes of specific CNS neurons. J. Neuroscience (15: 4298-4314).

Moreno, H., Kentros, C., Bueno, E., Weiser, M., Hernandez, A., Vega-Saenz de Miera, E., Ponce, A., Thornhill, W., and Rudy, B. (1995) Thalamocortical terminals have a K+ channel that is phosphorylated and modulated by cAMP-dependent protein kinase. J. Neuroscience (15: 5486-5501).

Leadership Role(s)
Dr. Bueno served as Chair of Anesthesiology at Waterbury Hospital from 2012-2023, Board Member of the Prospect Medical Holdings IPA from 2015-2021, and Chief of NAPA Central Connecticut from 2020-2023. He was also President of Waterbury Anesthesiology Associates, P.C. from 2015-2020 and President of the Connecticut State Society of Anesthesiologists from 2018-2020. He is currently a Delegate of the ASA and also an Alternative Director for the ASA Board of Directors.

Professional Interests
Dr. Bueno has a special interest in regional anesthesia and started an acute pain service with a focus on catheter-based post-operative analgesia in 2011. He also was part of a multi-disciplinary team that started a TAVR program at a community hospital.

Personal Interests
Dr. Bueno enjoys spending his leisure time with his wife and four children. This includes golfing, playing tennis, running, biking, and vacationing in Florida.

Why did you decide to become a physician?
I became a physician to provide healthcare access to the Greater Waterbury community, where I was raised.

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