Philip D. Lumb

Professor of Anesthesiology

Areas of treatment:

Critical Care Medicine


  • Anesthesiology


  • Department of Anesthesiology


  • English
  • French

Philip D. Lumb, MB, BS, MCCM

Professor of Anesthesiology

Practicing locations:

  • Keck Hospital of USC
  • USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center and Hospital

About this doctor:

Dr. Lumb held a number of distinguished academic and administrative appointments at prestigious medical facilities prior to establishing his career at the University of Southern California. Former positions include vice chairman and associate professor of anesthesiology at Duke University, chairman and professor of anesthesiology at Albany Medical College and chairman and Eric A. Walter Professor of Anesthesiology at Penn State-Milton S. Hershey Medical Center. Other notable previous appointments include president and secretary-general of the World Federation of Societies of Intensive and Critical Care Medicine and chancellor and secretary general at the American College of Critical Care Medicine. By receiving the Handcock Prize of the Royal College of Surgeons and the Hilmer Burchardi Award from the Society of Critical Care Medicine, Dr. Lumb has been honored for his devotion to the science and practice of anesthesia. He is a member of several renowned professional societies, including the World Federation of Societies of Intensive and Critical Care Medicine and is fluent in French.


Doctor of Medicine, Westminster Medical School, 1974


Westminster Hospital, Surgery, 1974 - 1974
Royal Victoria Hospital, Internal Medicine, 1975 - 1975


Mount Sinai Hospital, Anesthesiology (Chief Resident), 1975 - 1978


Mount Sinai Hospital, Critical Care Medicine, 1976 - 1977


American Board of Anesthesiology
American Board of Anesthesiology: Critical Care Medicine

Professional society memberships:

American Society of Anesthesiologists
World Federation of Societies of Intensive Critical Care Medicine
Society of Critical Care Medicine
American Medical Association
Academy of Anesthesiology
Association of University Anesthesiologists


Best Doctors since 1988
Handcock Prize of the Royal College of Surgeons (England)
Hilmer Buchardi Award, Society of CCM