Benjamin T. Daxon, M.D.

  1. Anesthesiologist

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English

Ben Daxon, M.D., is an anesthesiologist and intensivist with a special interest in complex perioperative and critical care. His clinical focus includes:

  • Mechanical Ventilation
  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Acute and perioperative pain management
  • Point of care ultrasound (POCUS) use in the critically ill
  • Use of vasoactive substances in refractory shock
  • Physician workflows, productivity, and efficiency

In addition to his clinical activities, Dr. Daxon is active in research and education. He regularly teaches residents and fellows and is leading several studies regarding mechanical ventilation.

He is active on Twitter @DoctorDaxon.

  1. 2019
    FellowAnesthesiology Critical Care Medicine, Programs in Rochester, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  2. 2015
    CertificateCaptains Career Course (United States Army)
  3. 2013
    CertificateAMED Officer Basic Course (United States Army)
  4. 2013
    ResidencyWalter Reed National Military Medical Center
  5. 2010
    CertificateTactical Combat Casualty Care (TCCC) Course (United States Army)
  6. 2010
    CertificateChemical, Burn, Radiation, Nuclear, Chemical (CBRNE) Course (United States Army)
  7. 2010
    InternshipWalter Reed National Military Medical Center
  8. 2009
    MDUniversity of Oklahoma College of Medicine
  9. 2005
    BSFurman University

Certifications

  1. 2014
    AnesthesiologyAmerican Board of Anesthesiology

Awards and honors

  1. 2018
    Chief Fellow, Critical Care MedicineDepartment of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
  2. 2017
    Army Commendation MedalUnited States Army
  3. 2017
    Army Overseas Service RibbonUnited States Army
  4. 2016
    Meritorious Service MedalUnited States Army
  5. 2016
    Afghanistan Campaign MedalUnited States Army
  6. 2016
    NATO Non-Article 5 Medal for Resolute SupportNATO
  7. 2015
    Outstanding Resident Educator Award, AnesthesiologyWalter Reed National Military Medical Center
  8. 2015
    Belgian Military Physical Fitness Badge - SilverBelgian Armed Forces
  9. 2014
    German Armed Forces Badge for Military Proficiency - GoldGerman Armed Forces
  10. 2013
    Joint Service Achievement MedalUnited States Army
  11. 2012
    Paul Mongan Outstanding Resident Research AwardWalter Reed National Military Medical Center
  12. 2012
    Best Resident Research PosterUniformed Services Society of Anesthesiologists
  13. 2009
    National Defense Service MedalUnited States Army
  14. 2009
    Global War on Terrorism MedalUnited States Army
  15. 2009
    Army Service RibbonUnited States Army
  16. 2001
    Full ScholarshipUnited States Army ROTC
  17. 2001
    Church Vocational ScholarshipFurman University
  18. 2001
    Quarter Tuition ScholarshipFurman University

Professional memberships

  1. 2017 - present
    MemberSociety of Critical Care Medicine
  2. 2016 - 2018
    MemberSociety of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists
  3. 2016 - present
    MemberSociety of Critical Care Anesthesiologists
  4. 2015 - 2017
    Lead Anesthesiologist for European CommandTri-Service Working Group for DoD EHR Development
  5. 2014 - 2017
    Hospital Pharmacy CommitteeLandstuhl Regional Medical Center
  6. 2014 - 2017
    Blood Bank CommitteeLandstuhl Regional Medical Center
  7. 2014 - 2017
    Critical Care CommitteeLandstuhl Regional Medical Center
  8. 2014 - 2017
    Trauma CommitteeLandstuhl Regional Medical Center
  9. 2014 - 2017
    Electronic Health Record Super User CommitteeLandstuhl Regional Medical Center
  10. 2010 - 2017
    MemberUniformed Services Society of Anesthesiologists
  11. 2010 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Anesthesiologists

Publications