EDUCATION

Medical School

  • University of Kansas Medical Center , Kansas City , KS

Fellowship

Pediatric Critical Care - Pediatric Anesthesia
  • Children's Hospital National Medical Center , Washington , DC

Internship

  • University of Kansas Medical Center , Kansas City , KS

Graduate Degree

Anesthesia
  • Georgetown University Medical Center , Washington , DC

Graduate Degree

Pediatrics
  • University of Kansas Medical Center , Kansas City , KS

CERTIFICATIONS

  • American Board of Anesthesiology, Pediatric Anesthesiology
  • American Board of Anesthesiology Pain Medicine
  • American Board of Anesthesiology, Critical Care Medicine

PUBLICATIONS

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  1. Houck CS, Oldham KT. Optimization of Pediatric Surgical Care Is Not the Same as Regionalization. JAMA Surg. 2018 Jul 11. View abstract
  2. Brooks Peterson M, Houck CS, Deshpande JK, Flick RP. American College of Surgeons Children's Surgery Verification Quality Improvement Program: What Anesthesiologists Need to Know Now. Anesth Analg. 2018 May; 126(5):1624-1632. View abstract
  3. Fallat ME, Hardy C. Interpretation of Do Not Attempt Resuscitation Orders for Children Requiring Anesthesia and Surgery. Pediatrics. 2018 May; 141(5). View abstract
  4. Houck CS, Oldham K, Uihlein MZ. Not Just Individuals: The Importance of Collaborative Systems of Pediatric Surgical Care. Anesth Analg. 2017 08; 125(2):692. View abstract
  5. Penna FJ, Nguyen HT, Houck CS. Hyperkalemia After Laparoscopic Nephrectomy in Patients With Renal Insufficiency: A Case Report. A A Case Rep. 2017 Aug 01; 9(3):69-72. View abstract
  6. Houck CS, Deshpande JK, Flick RP. The American College of Surgeons Children's Surgery Verification and Quality Improvement Program: implications for anesthesiologists. Curr Opin Anaesthesiol. 2017 Jun; 30(3):376-382. View abstract
  7. Agarwal R, Riefe J, Houck CS. Fifty years of the American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Anesthesiology: a history of our specialty. Paediatr Anaesth. 2017 Jun; 27(6):560-570. View abstract
  8. Houck CS, Vinson AE. Anaesthetic considerations for surgery in newborns. Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed. 2017 Jul; 102(4):F359-F363. View abstract
  9. Ko RR, Pinyavat T, Stylianos S, Lambert SM, Anderson RC, Gallin PF, Maxwell LG, Ward CG, Deshpande JK, Houck CS. Optimal Timing of Surgical Procedures in Pediatric Patients. J Neurosurg Anesthesiol. 2016 Oct; 28(4):395-399. View abstract
  10. Tobias JD, Green TP, Coté CJ. Codeine: Time to Say "No". Pediatrics. 2016 Oct; 138(4). View abstract
  11. Yu RN, Houck CS, Casta A, Blum RH. Institutional Policy Changes to Prevent Cardiac Toxicity Associated With Bupivacaine Penile Blockade in Infants. A A Case Rep. 2016 Aug 01; 7(3):71-5. View abstract
  12. Muñoz CJ, Nguyen HT, Houck CS. Robotic surgery and anesthesia for pediatric urologic procedures. Curr Opin Anaesthesiol. 2016 Jun; 29(3):337-44. View abstract
  13. Polaner DM, Houck CS. Critical Elements for the Pediatric Perioperative Anesthesia Environment. Pediatrics. 2015 Dec; 136(6):1200-5. View abstract
  14. Oldham KT, Fallat M, Barnhart D, Derkay C, Deshpande J, Georgeson K, Hirschl R, Houck C, Mooney D, Moss RL, Sawin R, Tuggle D. Reply to a Letter to the Editor. J Pediatr Surg. 2015 Aug; 50(8):1434-6. View abstract
  15. Oldham KT, Deshpande JK, Houck C, Martin L. Reply: To PMID 24468231. J Am Coll Surg. 2014 Aug; 219(2):327. View abstract
  16. Klein MD. Referral to pediatric surgical specialists. Pediatrics. 2014 Feb; 133(2):350-6. View abstract
  17. Galinkin J, Koh JL. Recognition and management of iatrogenically induced opioid dependence and withdrawal in children. Pediatrics. 2014 Jan; 133(1):152-5. View abstract
  18. Optimal resources for children's surgical care in the United States. J Am Coll Surg. 2014 Mar; 218(3):479-87, 487.e1-4. View abstract
  19. Srougi V, Yorioka M, Sanchez DC, Onal B, Houck CS, Nguyen HT. The feasibility of robotic urologic surgery in infants and toddlers. J Pediatr Urol. 2013 Dec; 9(6 Pt B):1198-203. View abstract
  20. Hollman GA, Banks DM, Berkenbosch JW, Boswinkel JP, Eickhoff JC, Fagin D, Hagen SA, Hales RL, Houck CS, Kaur T, Kost S, Lowrie L, Nishisaki A, Scherrer PD, Stephenson L, Stormorken A, Cravero JP. Development, implementation, and initial participant feedback of a pediatric sedation provider course. Teach Learn Med. 2013; 25(3):249-57. View abstract
  21. Barbosa JA, Barayan G, Gridley CM, Sanchez DC, Passerotti CC, Houck CS, Nguyen HT. Parent and patient perceptions of robotic vs open urological surgery scars in children. J Urol. 2013 Jul; 190(1):244-50. View abstract
  22. Fein JA, Zempsky WT, Cravero JP. Relief of pain and anxiety in pediatric patients in emergency medical systems. Pediatrics. 2012 Nov; 130(5):e1391-405. View abstract
  23. Rowe CK, Pierce MW, Tecci KC, Houck CS, Mandell J, Retik AB, Nguyen HT. A comparative direct cost analysis of pediatric urologic robot-assisted laparoscopic surgery versus open surgery: could robot-assisted surgery be less expensive? J Endourol. 2012 Jul; 26(7):871-7. View abstract
  24. Marchini GS, Hong YK, Minnillo BJ, Diamond DA, Houck CS, Meier PM, Passerotti CC, Kaplan JR, Retik AB, Nguyen HT. Robotic assisted laparoscopic ureteral reimplantation in children: case matched comparative study with open surgical approach. J Urol. 2011 May; 185(5):1870-5. View abstract
  25. Minnillo BJ, Cruz JA, Sayao RH, Passerotti CC, Houck CS, Meier PM, Borer JG, Diamond DA, Retik AB, Nguyen HT. Long-term experience and outcomes of robotic assisted laparoscopic pyeloplasty in children and young adults. J Urol. 2011 Apr; 185(4):1455-60. View abstract
  26. Kumar P, Denson SE, Mancuso TJ. Premedication for nonemergency endotracheal intubation in the neonate. Pediatrics. 2010 Mar; 125(3):608-15. View abstract
  27. Ross AK, Ahmed Z, Wise-Faberowski L, Flack S, Gooden C, Houck CS, Malviya S, Monitto C, Olutoye OA, Polaner D, Reynolds P, Valley R. Society for Pediatric Anesthesia/American Academy of Pediatrics/Congenital Cardiac Anesthesia Society: winter meeting review. Anesth Analg. 2010 Jan 01; 110(1):266-71. View abstract
  28. Freilich DA, Houck CS, Meier PM, Passerotti CC, Retik AB, Nguyen HT. The effectiveness of aerosolized intraperitoneal bupivacaine in reducing postoperative pain in children undergoing robotic-assisted laparoscopic pyeloplasty. J Pediatr Urol. 2008 Oct; 4(5):337-40. View abstract
  29. Houck CS, Sethna NF. Transdermal analgesia with local anesthetics in children: review, update and future directions. Expert Rev Neurother. 2005 Sep; 5(5):625-34. View abstract
  30. Fallat ME, Deshpande JK. Do-not-resuscitate orders for pediatric patients who require anesthesia and surgery. Pediatrics. 2004 Dec; 114(6):1686-92. View abstract
  31. Zempsky WT, Cravero JP. Relief of pain and anxiety in pediatric patients in emergency medical systems. Pediatrics. 2004 Nov; 114(5):1348-56. View abstract
  32. Houck CS, Khodorova A, Reale AM, Strichartz GR, Davar G. Sensory fibers resistant to the actions of tetrodotoxin mediate nocifensive responses to local administration of endothelin-1 in rats. Pain. 2004 Aug; 110(3):719-26. View abstract
  33. Valairucha S, Seefelder C, Houck CS. Thoracic epidural catheters placed by the caudal route in infants: the importance of radiographic confirmation. Paediatr Anaesth. 2002 Jun; 12(5):424-8. View abstract
  34. Polaner DM, Houck CS, Rockoff MA, Mancuso TJ, Finley GA, Maxwell LG, Cravero J, Kain ZN, Bell C, Bosenberg A, Zwass M, Valley R, Agarwal R, Savarese A, Rice LJ, Coté CJ, Davidson PJ, Ferrari LR, Davis PJ. Sedation, risk, and safety: do we really have data at last? Pediatrics. 2001 Oct; 108(4):1006-8. View abstract
  35. Winickoff JP, Houck CS, Rothman EL, Bauchner H. Verve and Jolt: deadly new Internet drugs. Pediatrics. 2000 Oct; 106(4):829-30. View abstract
  36. Orf J, Thomas SH, Ahmed W, Wiebe L, Chamberlin P, Wedel SK, Houck C. Appropriateness of endotracheal tube size and insertion depth in children undergoing air medical transport. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2000 Oct; 16(5):321-7. View abstract
  37. Park JM, Houck CS, Sethna NF, Sullivan LJ, Atala A, Borer JG, Cilento BG, Diamond DA, Peters CA, Retik AB, Bauer SB. Ketorolac suppresses postoperative bladder spasms after pediatric ureteral reimplantation. Anesth Analg. 2000 Jul; 91(1):11-5. View abstract
  38. Casta A, Quackenbush EJ, Houck CS, Korson MS. Perioperative white matter degeneration and death in a patient with a defect in mitochondrial oxidative phosphorylation. Anesthesiology. 1997 Aug; 87(2):420-5. View abstract
  39. Hart LS, Berns SD, Houck CS, Boenning DA. The value of end-tidal CO2 monitoring when comparing three methods of conscious sedation for children undergoing painful procedures in the emergency department. Pediatr Emerg Care. 1997 Jun; 13(3):189-93. View abstract
  40. Casta A, Houck CS. Acute intraoperative endotracheal tube obstruction associated with a heat and moisture exchanger in an infant. Anesth Analg. 1997 Apr; 84(4):939-40. View abstract
  41. Houck CS. Pediatric pain management and therapeutic strategies. J Back Musculoskelet Rehabil. 1997 Jan 01; 9(3):265-78. View abstract
  42. Collins JJ, Geake J, Grier HE, Houck CS, Thaler HT, Weinstein HJ, Twum-Danso NY, Berde CB. Patient-controlled analgesia for mucositis pain in children: a three-period crossover study comparing morphine and hydromorphone. J Pediatr. 1996 Nov; 129(5):722-8. View abstract
  43. Houck CS, Wilder RT, McDermott JS, Sethna NF, Berde CB. Safety of intravenous ketorolac therapy in children and cost savings with a unit dosing system. J Pediatr. 1996 Aug; 129(2):292-6. View abstract
  44. Rusy LM, Houck CS, Sullivan LJ, Ohlms LA, Jones DT, McGill TJ, Berde CB. A double-blind evaluation of ketorolac tromethamine versus acetaminophen in pediatric tonsillectomy: analgesia and bleeding. Anesth Analg. 1995 Feb; 80(2):226-9. View abstract
  45. Houck CS, Berde C. Pain management in pediatrics. West J Med. 1993 Feb; 158(2):178-9. View abstract