Daniela Filipescu MD, PhD, (born June 24, 1958) is a Romanian anesthesiologist and Associate Professor of Anesthesia and Intensive Care at the University of Medicine “Carol Davila”, and Medical Director of the Emergency Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases “Prof. Dr. C.C. Iliescu” in Bucharest.[1] Filipescu is a member of the Board of Directors of the European Society of Anesthesiology (ESA).[2] Bucharest. Filipescu is also Deputy General Secretary of the Romanian Society of Anesthesia and Intensive Care.[3]

Education, diplomas and published work

Filipescu graduate the University of Medicine “Carol Davila" with the maximum degree 10 in 1984, without being Communist party member, after finishing high school with the same maximum marks 10. Fellowships in Cardio-vascular anesthesia and intensive care medicine at Bichat Hospital (Paris 1990-1991), Advanced Cardiovascular Institute (Louisville, Kentucky 1993), and Pitie Salpetriere Hospital (Paris 1995)

In 1991, Filipescu received the Diplome Interuniversitaire de Specialization (DIS) in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, University VI René Descartes, Paris.

Filipescu was the first Romanian to receive the European Diploma of Anesthesiology (1993). She is currently a member of the Romanian exam committee for candidates for the European Diploma of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care.[4]

Filipescu's activities include:

  • Published work: 1 monograph, 3 books as co-author, 54 chapters of books, 13 articles in ISI/Medline journals, 38 original articles and 39 reviews in Romanian Journals and 62 abstracts in ISI/Medline journals[5]
  • Invited lectures/courses: 15 abroad, 104 in Romania,
  • Principal investigator for 12 clinical studies and research as Partner for 1 national grant

European Society of Anesthesiology activities

Filipescu's priorities were and are to raise the level of theoretical and practical standards in her country, in neighboring countries and in the other ESA countries. Filipescu is actively involved in many ESA activities being NASC member 2007-2008, Council member 2008-2009, member of the Subcommittee 6 Transfusion and Haemostasis 2008–2012, and member of the Board of Directors 2010–2013.

Teaching activities

In addition to being an Associate Professor, as well as Medical Director at the Emergency Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases “Prof. Dr. C.C. Iliescu” in Bucharest, Filipescu is a frequent lecturer and instructor in her field at Romanian and international seminars and courses. She was one of the first instructors to participate in the 2007 launch of the International School for Instructors in Anesthesia, a project that drew support from the World Federation of Societies of Anesthesiologists. The first faculty members included "experts in every clinical domain [...] selected because they were well recognized as distinguished and successful teachers in their own fields".[6]

Personal life

She has been married since 1988 to Radu Filipescu, a former Romanian anti-Communist dissident. During dictator Ceauşescu's regime, Radu Filipescu served several years in prison for "propaganda against the socialist order", being arrested in 1983, 1987, 1989. They have a son named Radu Zorel, who was born in 1998.


  1. Filipescu, Daniela (2011). "Update in Anesthesia and Intensive Care". Maedica 6 (2): 156-7. Retrieved May 30, 2012. 
  2. "Board of Directors." European Society of Anesthesiology. Accessed May 2012.
  3. Organizers - SRATI 2012. Romanian Society of Anesthesia and Intensive Care. Retrieved on May 30, 2012.
  4. Se sustine examenul pentru Diploma europeana in Anestezie. Romedic. Retrieved on May 30, 2012.
  5. Daniela Filipescu - research profile. Biomedexperts. Retrieved on May 30, 2012.
  6. Gurman, Gabriel (2007). "A new teaching approach - the International School for Instructors in Anesthesiology (ISIA)". Anestezjologia i Ratownictwo 3: 153-5.  [1]

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