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Dr. McKenzie M. Hollon, MD, FASE

Director of Perioperative Echocardiography

Dr Hollon completed her anesthesiology residency training and fellowship in adult cardiothoracic anesthesiology at Emory. Her clinical practice at Grady includes anesthesia for cardiac, thoracic, trauma, orthopedic, burn, plastic, ENT, urology, breast, gynecologic, ophthalmology, neurosurgery, GI endoscopy, and general surgery, as well as obstetric anesthesia, GI endoscopy suite, and regional anesthesia. She performs and interprets transesophageal and transthoracic echocardiography for preoperative patients. Her educational and research focus is the role of echocardiography and focused cardiac ultrasound in the peri-operative arena.


  • Anesthesiology

Board Certifications

  • ABMS Anesthesiology


  • Emory University School of Medicine


  • Emory

Education & Training

  • Medical School: Louisiana State University School of Medicine(NO)
  • Internship: Emory University School of Medicine
  • Residency: Emory University School of Medicine

Honors & Awards

American Society of Echocardiography Leadership Academy

Publications A Case Report Describing the Use of Point of Care Ultrasound to Guide Successful Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation After Unanticipated Arrest in Ambulatory Surgery. A A Pract. 2018 Dec 13. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2018 4-Valve Heart Disease and Right Heart Failure. J Anesth. 2013 Jun;27(3): Postoperative apnea, respiratory strategies, and pathogenesis mechanisms: a review.