Shelly A. Ragsdale, MD
Shelly A. Ragsdale, MD is board certified in general anesthesiology and board eligible in pediatric anesthesiology. She is a private practice pedaitric and adult anesthesiologist with TCA (Texas Consultants in Anesthesia) in the Plano-Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area.
Diplomate of the American Board of Anesthesiology
Pediatric Anesthesia Fellow, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center – Dallas, TX 2018 – 2019
Anesthesia Resident, Baylor Scott & White Department of Anesthesiology – Temple, TX 2014 – 2018
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston– Houston, TX , Doctor of Medicine May 2014
Denmark International Studies, Copenhagen, DE Dec 2005 , Furniture Design and Architectural Foundation Studio
The University of Kansas – Lawrence, KS, Bachelor of Arts in Architectural Studies Dec 2002, Emphasis: Art History
PhysAssist – Dallas, TX June 2009 – July 2010
Medical Scribe – Trainer
Residency Journal Club Coordinator, Baylor Scott & White Department of Anesthesiology – Temple, TX2016 – 2017
Served with 2 other residents organizing monthly journal clubs for our residency program.
Children’s Sunday School Teacher – Temple, TX 2014 – 2018
Teach Sunday School to 5-10 children ages ranging from 3-5 years old
AMWA member/treasurer – American Medical Women’s Association, Houston, TX 2010 – 2013
Lead project collecting donations from medical students and members of community to benefit local women’s shelter. Also organized ticket sales, silent auction, and volunteers for annual charity event benefiting our chapter of AMWA and a local women’s shelter.
Young Women Advisor – Houston, TX 2011 – 2012
Supervised and advised group of 20-30 young women between the ages of 12-18 years old. Organized and conducted monthly meetings to support and encourage completion of a service/goal centered program.
The Turning Point – Plano, TX Aug 2007 – July 2010
Volunteer advocate for local rape crisis center. Monthly shifts consisted of overnight call receiving crisis intervention calls or making hospital visits to be the victim’s advocate during and after their SANE exam.
Dengue Fever Project – Costa Rica June 2007
Volunteer work with local Ministry of Health to develop educational campaign for school children and their families.
Full-Time Missionary – Salt Lake City, UT Aug 2003 – Jan 2005
Missionary work at historic religious sites which included leading tours of daily visitors, staffing various historic sites, and hosting political/religious leaders from around the world. Leadership positions included Assistant to the President with responsibilities including the scheduling and training of 160+ other volunteers. Planned and conducted monthly training meetings, audited weekly committee meetings, generated daily statistical reports of volunteer activities and served in various capacities such as event planner and media liaison when necessary.
Habitat for Humanity – McKinney, TX Dec 2002 – July 2003
Volunteered on all aspects of one project start to finish and several other homes at various stages.
PONV Quality Initiative Associated With Reduced PONV Rescue Therapy in PACU 2016 – 2018
Principal Investigator, presented poster at IARS (International Anesthesia Research Society) 2017 Annual Meeting in Washington, DC.
Airway Anatomy study – UT Houston Anesthesia Department, Houston, TX Dec 2013
MELAS presentation for Pediatric Neurology Grand Rounds – Houston, TX Dec 2012
American Society of Anesthesiologist 2014 – present
Texas Society of Anesthesiologist 2014 – present