James Hunter, M.D.

Hunter Jim

James M. Hunter, Jr., M.D.
Assistant Professor
Division of Critical Care and Perioperative Medicine
Department of Anesthesiology
UAB School of Medicine
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Subspecialty and areas of interest

Dr. James Hunter is an assistant professor of Anesthesiology and Surgery. He also serves as the medical director of the UAB Highlands ICU and the Perioperative Surgical Home Service and as the co-director of the Anesthesia Simulation Program. He specializes in critical care medicine. His other interests include quality improvement and medical ethics.

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Education and Degrees


University of Florida, Critical Care Medicine Fellowship, 1997

UAB School of Medicine, Anesthesiology Residency, 1996

LSU Medical Center, Internship, Internal Medicine, 1993

LSU Medical Center, M.D. 1992

Louisiana State University, B.S., 1990



Professional Societies

American Society of Anesthesiologists

Society of Critical Care Medicine



Recent Publications

Kubes P, Hunter J, Granger DN.  Effects of cyclosporin A and FK506 on ischemia/reperfusion-induced neutrophil infiltration in the cat.  Digestive Diseases and Sciences, 36(10): 1469-72, 1991.

Kubes P, Hunter J, Granger DN.  Ischemia/reperfusion-induced feline intestinal dysfunction: Importance of granulocyte recruitment.  Gastroenterology, 103(3): 807-12, 1992.

Book Chapters
Patel S, Hunter J.  Hypernatremia.  In: Fleisher L, Roizen M, eds.; Essence of Anesthesia Practice. 3rd ed.