Grant Lynde, MD

Associate Professor and Vice-Chair of Quality

Emory University Department of Anesthesiology

Dr. Grant Lynde is a leader in Quality Improvement and Patient Safety in the perioperative period.  Grant received his MD from the University of Pittsburgh and completed his residency in Anesthesiology at Walter Reed Army Medical Center.  Until recently, Dr. Grant Lynde was an Associate Professor and Vice-Chair of Quality for the Emory University Department of Anesthesiology.  Leveraging his clinical role and informatics resources, he led hospital system-wide efforts to reduce postoperative wound infections, decrease the need for opioid prescriptions after surgery, and improve care for patients with diabetes.

Grant serves as the Chair for the American Society of Anesthesiologists Section on Professional Standards, which includes oversight of the committees on Ethics, Patient Safety & Education, Practice Parameters, Professional Liability, and Quality Management & Departmental Administration.  He was also a founding member of the State of Georgia’s Department of Public Health Maternal Mortality Review Committee.

Grant’s clinical passion is Obstetric Anesthesia, and his administrative passions are good systems design and mentorship/sponsorship.