David HardmanMD, MBA, FASA
Dr. Hardman previously served as a subspecialty regional anesthesiology faculty member and residency program director at Duke University, prior to his current appointment at UNC. His clinical expertise is in the area of regional anesthesia and pain medicine, along with liver transplantation and major vascular surgery. He is an expert in ultrasound-guided nerve blocks for regional anesthesia, including point of care ultrasound to assess cardiac and abdominal function. Dr. Hardman has a special interest in nerve injury after peripheral nerve block, including the unique malpractice risks facing regional anesthesiologists, and has widely lectured in this area.
Dr. Hardman has taught ultrasound-guided regional anesthesia and anatomy at various workshops given at the national and international levels, utilizing both live models and cadaver specimens. He also has a special interest in physician payment systems and payment reform. Dr. Hardman is a past-president of the North Carolina Society of Anesthesiologists and currently serves as the Alternate Director from North Carolina to the American Society of Anesthesiologists. He is a member of the American Society of Anesthesiologists committees on Economics; Health and Public Policy; Anesthesia Care Team; and Anesthesiology Assistants Education.