Joseph Louca, MD

Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology

88 E. Newton St Newton Pavilion


Dr. Joseph Louca is an anesthesiologist in Westwood, Massachusetts and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Boston Medical Center and Cambridge Health Alliance. He received his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons and has been in practice between 11-20 years.

Other Positions

  • Boston Medical Center


  • Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, MD
  • Harvard University, AB


  • Published on 6/15/2023

    Canelli R, Louca J, Hartman C, Bilotta F. Preoperative carbohydrate load to reduce perioperative glycemic variability and improve surgical outcomes: A scoping review. World J Diabetes. 2023 Jun 15; 14(6):783-794. PMID: 37383597.

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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 10/1/2020

    Louca J. Case Report: Drama in the trachea – Management and removal of an acute intraoperative unilateral bronchial obstruction. American Society of Anesthesia Conference. 2020.

  • Published on 10/1/2006

    Ogden AT, Horgan D, Waziri A, Anderson D, Louca J, McKhann GM, Sisti MB, Parsa AT, Bruce JN. Defective receptor expression and dendritic cell differentiation of monocytes in glioblastomas. Neurosurgery. 2006 Oct; 59(4):902-9; discussion 909-10. PMID: 17038955.

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  • Published on 9/1/2004

    Wong JC, Sternson SM, Louca JB, Hong R, Schreiber SL. Modular synthesis and preliminary biological evaluation of stereochemically diverse 1,3-dioxanes. Chem Biol. 2004 Sep; 11(9):1279-91. PMID: 15380188.

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  • Published on 1/1/2003

    Ogden AT, Horgan D, Louca JB, Waziri AE, Anderson RC, Parsa A, Bruce JN. AANS Annual Meeting. Elevated NKT Cells in the peripheral blood of patients with glioblastomas. 2003.

  • Published on 11/1/2002

    Ogden AT, Horgan D, Louca JB, Waziri AE, Anderson RC, Parsa A, Bruce JN. Society for Neuro-Oncology Annual Meeting. Immune response to all intracranial tumors is reflected by a peripheral blood monocytosis and CD4 T cell lymphopenia. 2002.

  • Published on 2/1/2002

    Meininger G, Hadigan C, Laposata M, Brown J, Rabe J, Louca J, Aliabadi N, Grinspoon S. Elevated concentrations of free fatty acids are associated with increased insulin response to standard glucose challenge in human immunodeficiency virus-infected subjects with fat redistribution. Metabolism. 2002 Feb; 51(2):260-6. PMID: 11833059.

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  • Published on 1/1/2002

    Ogden AT, Horgan D, Louca JB, Waziri AE, Anderson RC, Parsa A, Bruce JN. CNS Annual Meeting. Defective Expression of MHCII, CD86, and GMCSFR in peripheral monocytes of patients with glioblastoma. 2002.

  • Published on 2/28/2001

    Sternson SM, Louca JB, Wong JC, Schreiber SL. Split--pool synthesis of 1,3-dioxanes leading to arrayed stock solutions of single compounds sufficient for multiple phenotypic and protein-binding assays. J Am Chem Soc. 2001 Feb 28; 123(8):1740-7. PMID: 11456775.

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