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John Jacob Freiberger

Adjunct Associate Professor in the Department of Anethesiology
Box 3823 Med Ctr, Durham, NC
0570 CRII DS, Durham, NC 27710


Dr Freiberger works on the translation of basic science research on reactive oxygen species signaling into clinical practice involving hyperbaric oxygen (HBO). He has performed animal experiments in the use of HBO for ischemic preconditioning and he is currently funded to conduct a randomized controlled trial of the use of HBO for the treatment of bisphosphonate-induced osteonecrosis of the jaw. The mechanisms of action for HBO in the treatment of: diabetic wounds, bony and soft tissue radionecrosis and decompression sickness are also areas of his inquiry. Dr Freiberger also does basic epidemiological research into accidents and injuries associated with diving, high altitude exposure and other adverse conditions associated with extreme environments. Dr. Freiberger directs the fellowship program at the Duke Center for Hyperbaric Medicine and Environmental Physiology.

Current Appointments & Affiliations

Adjunct Associate Professor in the Department of Anethesiology · 2020 - Present Anesthesiology, Clinical Science Departments

Education, Training & Certifications

University of Texas at Dallas · 1979 M.D.