Joshua Trester

Joshua Timothy Trester , MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical

Department of Anesthesiology
231 Albert Sabin Way
PO Box 670531
Cincinnati, Ohio 45267-0531
Phone 513-558-9939

Professional Summary

Dr. Joshua Trester is board certified in both Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine. He is an Assistant Professor in the College of Medicine at the University of Cincinnati and is the Director of Thoracic Anesthesiology. His clinical duties include working as both an Anesthesiologist and an Intensive Care Physician primarily at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center. As a physician-educator, Dr. Trester serves as the Associate Program Director for the Anesthesiology Critical Care Medicine Fellowship at the University of Cincinnati. His clinical interests include thoracic anesthesiology, extracorporeal life support, transplant anesthesiology, and burn resuscitation.


Bachelor's Degree: Miami University 2008 (Microbiology)

Medical Degree: University of Cincinnati 2012

Residency: University of Cincinnati 2016 (Anesthesiology)

Fellowship: The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center 2017 (Critical Care Medicine)


American Board of Anesthesiology (Certification Date: 04-27-2017 )

American Board of Anesthesiology (Critical Care) (Certification Date: 10-14-2017 )

Clinical Interests


Critical Care Medicine



Critical Care Medicine

Research and Practice Interests

Positions and Work Experience

- Director of Thoracic Anesthesiology, UC Health, University of Cincinnati Medical Center

- Associate Program Director, Anesthesia Critical Care Medicine Fellowship, University of Cincinnati, Department of Anesthesiology


Peer Reviewed Publications

Trester, Joshua T; Grawe, Erin S; Hurford, William E (2018. ) Percutaneous Tracheostomy On Veno-Venous Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation: Balancing the Risk of Bleeding With Thrombosis.Journal of cardiothoracic and vascular anesthesia, , 32 (3 ) ,1167-1168 More Information

Powell, Elizabeth; Lemmink, Gretchen; Trester, Joshua; Louis IV, Louis (2020. ) Extracorporeal Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation in a 36-Year-Old Man with Viral Myocarditis Who Survived Prolonged Cardiac Arrest and Bedside Decompressive Laparotomy Neurologically Intact.International Journal of Critical Care and Emergency Medicine, , 5 (4 ) , More Information

Book Chapter

Trester, Joshua (2022 ) Severe Thermal Burn Injury, Greater than 80% Total Body Surface Area Critical Care – A Problem-based Learning Approach .Oxford University Press


Invited Presentations

Trester, Joshua (02-08-2020. ) Perioperative Management of Anticoagulation: Everything You Were Afraid to Ask from DVT Prophylaxis to Full Anti-Coagulation .Cleveland Clinic 3rd Annual Updates in General Surgery,

Trester, Joshua (02-08-2020. ) Pre-op Work Up and Risk Stratification of the Surgical Patient .Cleveland Clinic 3rd Annual Updates in General Surgery,

Trester, Joshua (09-17-2022. ) Perioperative Atrial Fibrillation .Ohio Society of Anesthesiologists Annual Meeting, Columbus, Ohio. Level:State

Honors and Awards

04-2023 Fellow of the American Society of Anesthesiologists (FASA)

Contact Information

Academic - Department of Anesthesiology
231 Albert Sabin Way
Cincinnati  Ohio, 45267-0531
Phone: 513-558-9939