Samuel Vanderhoek, M.D.

Samuel Myerowitz Vanderhoek, M.D.

  • Director of Pediatric Ambulatory Anesthesia and Surgery Operations
  • Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine

Specializes in: Adolescents (12-18 years), Adults (18+ years), Children (1-11 years), Infants (up to 1 year)



Anesthesiology, Pediatric Anesthesiology

Research Interests

Pediatric anesthesia; perioperative glycemic control; advanced diabetes technologies; ambulatory anesthesia more


The Johns Hopkins Hospital (Main Entrance)

1800 Orleans St.
The Charlotte R. Bloomberg Children's Center Building, Suite 6336
Baltimore, MD 21287 map


Dr. Samuel Vanderhoek is an anesthesiologist and assistant professor of anesthesiology and critical care medicine at Johns Hopkins Children’s Center in Baltimore, Maryland. He is also the director of Pediatric Perioperative Ambulatory Services. He specializes in providing anesthesia and care during and after surgery for infants, children and adolescents. He also sees patients in the Children’s Center for Perioperative Optimization and is a member of the advanced regional anesthesia team. 

Dr. Vanderhoek graduated from the Ichan School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. He then completed a residency in anesthesiology at Massachusetts General Hospital, followed by a fellowship in pediatric anesthesiology at Boston Children’s Hospital. more


  • Director of Pediatric Ambulatory Anesthesia and Surgery Operations
  • Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine

Departments / Divisions



  • MD; Mount Sinai School of Medicine (2012)


  • Anesthesiology; Massachusetts General Hospital (2016)


  • Pediatric Anesthesiology; Boston Children's Hospital (2017)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Anesthesiology (Anesthesiology) (2017)
  • American Board of Anesthesiology (Pediatric Anesthesiology) (2017)

Research & Publications

Research Summary

Dr. Vanderhoek’s research focuses on perioperative glycemic control, specifically in children and adolescents with insulin-dependent diabetes who use advanced diabetes technologies. He also coordinates the resident rotations within pediatric anesthesia, developing curricula for these blocks as well as assessment tools.  

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