Christopher M. Conley, MD

Clinical Associate Professor, Anesthesiology

Christopher Conley
Boston Medical Center Dept of Anesthesiology, 750 Albany St, Power Plant 2nd Floor


Dr. Conley, MD is a practicing Anesthesiologist at Boston Medical Center, with board certifications in Anesthesiology and Pediatric Anesthesiology. Dr. Conley graduated from Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons in 2006 and has been in practice for 10 years. Dr. Conley serves as Director of Pediatric Anesthesia at BMC, where he oversees inpatient and outpatient pediatric anesthesia in the operating rooms, diagnostic imaging, interventional radiology and endoscopy. Over the past decade, Dr. Conley has had a profound impact on the care of neonates and children as the founder of Boston Medical Center’s Virtual Pediatric Perioperative Home, or VPPH. The VPPH streamlines the pre-operative care of high-risk and medical complicated children who require anesthesia for procedures or diagnostic imaging. Dr. Conley has also developed interdisciplinary educational sessions on topics ranging from pediatric airway management to perioperative risk assessment in children. He serves as the associate program director for Boston University’s residency program in anesthesiology. His research and scholarly interests include perioperative optimization and risk assessment in children, feedback in graduate medical education, healthcare worker wellness and the second victim phenomenon.

Other Positions

  • Director, Pediatric Anesthesiology, Boston Medical Center
  • Associate Program Director, Anesthesia Residency Training Program, Boston Medical Center


  • Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, MD
  • Amherst College, BA


  • Published on 4/1/2023

    Conley C, Kwan J, Nadler M, Norris M, Bernstein W. APPLIED Advocacy: How the ABA Improved the RTID, and How It Could Be Even Better. J Educ Perioper Med. 2023; 25(2):E701. PMID: 37377503.

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  • Published on 9/8/2022

    Conley C, Brook K, Louca J, Haber A, Nozari A, Ortega R. Inhalational Induction. N Engl J Med. 2022 Sep 08; 387(10):e19. PMID: 36069873.

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  • Published on 9/7/2021

    Goudarzi S, Esmaeeli S, Valencia JD, Lu ME, Hales RR, Fehnel CR, Conley CM, Quraishi SA, Nozari A. Treatment Options for COVID-19-Related Guillain-Barré Syndrome: A Systematic Review of Literature. Neurologist. 2021 Sep 07; 26(5):196-224. PMID: 34491938.

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  • Published on 3/25/2021

    Conley C, Facchin M, Gu Q, Mukerji S, Cohen R, O'Brien S, Nurhussien L, Ferrari L. The virtual pediatric perioperative home, experience at a major metropolitan safety net hospital. Paediatr Anaesth. 2021 06; 31(6):686-694. PMID: 33711208.

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  • Published on 6/3/2020

    Levin SR, Farber A, Malas MB, Tan TW, Conley CM, Salavati S, Arinze N, Cheng TW, Rybin D, Siracuse JJ. Association of Anesthesia Type with Outcomes after Outpatient Brachiocephalic Arteriovenous Fistula Creation. Ann Vasc Surg. 2020 Oct; 68:67-75. PMID: 32504791.

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  • Published on 1/25/2018

    Ortega R, Brull SJ, Prielipp R, Gutierrez A, De La Cruz R, Conley CM. Monitoring Neuromuscular Function. N Engl J Med. 2018 Jan 25; 378(4):e6. PMID: 29365307.

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  • Published on 1/1/2018

    Conley C, Schepel S. P Lewis, Keith & Canelli, Robert & Ortega, Rafael (Eds.) OK to Proceed? What Every Health Care Provider Should Know About Patient Safety. Safe Procedural Sedation. 2018.

  • Published on 1/1/2017

    Connor C, Conley C. Barash, Paul G., Cullen, Bruce F., Stoelting, Robert K., Cahalan, Michael K., Stock, M. Christine., Ortega, Rafael A., Sharar, Sam R. Holt, Natalie F. (Eds.) (2017) Clinical Anesthesia . Commonly Used Monitoring Techniques. Wolters Kluwer. Philadelphia, PA. 2017.

  • Published on 12/1/2015

    Conley CM, Chang SP, Gusakov O. Comments: The ACGME Milestones: Assessments, Roadmaps, or Both? J Grad Med Educ. 2015 Dec; 7(4):688. PMID: 26692995.

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