Dr. Halstead’s areas of expertise include preoperative optimization, enhanced recovery, resuscitation, regional anesthesia, and diagnostic point-of-care ultrasound.
Prior to joining the faculty in a full-time capacity, Dr. Halstead worked primarily as a CRNA at Sinai Hospital of Baltimore. Here he served as the departmental director of Geriatric Surgery, Enhanced Recovery, and Continuing Education programs. He continues to regularly practice clinically as a CRNA, where he frequently cares for orthopedic, obstetric, and pediatric patients. Dr. Halstead has been adjunct faculty for the DNP Nurse Anesthesia Track since 2022.
Dr. Halstead completed his Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Massachusetts Amherst in 2011. He then completed his Doctor of Nursing Practice from the University of Maryland Baltimore in 2017. Dr. Halstead also received a post-graduate certificate in family primary care from the University of Massachusetts Boston in 2022.