EDUCATION

Medical School

  • University of the Philippines , PHILIPPINES

Fellowship

  • Pulmonary Medicine - Boston Children's Hospital , Boston , MA

Internship

  • Pediatrics - Children's Hospital of Phoenix , Phoenix , AZ

Graduate Degree

  • Pediatrics - Michael Reese Hospital & Medical Center , Chicago , IL

CERTIFICATIONS

  • Pediatric Pulmonology

PUBLICATIONS

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  1. Shieh HF, Wilson JM, Sheils CA, Smithers CJ, Kharasch VS, Becker RE, Studley M, Morash D, Buchmiller TL. Does the ex utero intrapartum treatment to extracorporeal membrane oxygenation procedure change morbidity outcomes for high-risk congenital diaphragmatic hernia survivors? J Pediatr Surg. 2017 Jan; 52(1):22-25. View abstract
  2. Maayan C, Katz E, Begin M, Yuvchev I, Kharasch VS. Laughter is not always funny: breath-holding spells in familial dysautonomia. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2015 Feb; 54(2):174-8. View abstract
  3. Vo P, Kharasch VS. Respiratory failure. Pediatr Rev. 2014 Nov; 35(11):476-84; quiz 485-6. View abstract
  4. Kharasch VS, Dumas HM, Haley SM, Sawicki GS, Ludlow LH, Wright EA, Jones DT, O'Brien JE. Bronchoscopy findings in children and young adults with tracheostomy due to congenital anomalies and neurological impairment. J Pediatr Rehabil Med. 2008; 1(2):137-43. View abstract
  5. Kharasch VS, Dumas HM, Haley SM, Sawicki GS, Ludlow LH, Wright EA, Jones DT, O'Brien JE. Bronchoscopy findings in children and young adults with tracheostomy due to congenital anomalies and neurological impairment. Journal of Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine. 2008; 1(2):137-143. View abstract
  6. O'Brien JE, Haley SM, Dumas HM, Ladenheim B, Mast J, Burke SA, Birnkrant DJ, Whitford K, Coletti DJ, Simpser EF, Pelegano J, Neufeld JA, Kharasch VS. Outcomes of post-acute hospital episodes for young children requiring airway support. Dev Neurorehabil. 2007 Jul-Sep; 10(3):241-7. View abstract
  7. O'Brien JE, Dumas HM, Haley SM, Ladenheim B, Mast J, Burke SA, Birnkrant DJ, Whitford K, Palazzo R, Neufeld JA, Kharasch VS. Ventilator weaning outcomes in chronic respiratory failure in children. Int J Rehabil Res. 2007 Jun; 30(2):171-4. View abstract
  8. Hayward MJ, Kharasch V, Sheils C, Friedman S, Dunleavy MJ, Utter S, Zurakowski D, Jennings R, Wilson JM. Predicting inadequate long-term lung development in children with congenital diaphragmatic hernia: an analysis of longitudinal changes in ventilation and perfusion. J Pediatr Surg. 2007 Jan; 42(1):112-6. View abstract
  9. O'Brien JE, Birnkrant DJ, Dumas HM, Haley SM, Burke SA, Graham RJ, Kharasch VS. Weaning children from mechanical ventilation in a post-acute care setting. Pediatr Rehabil. 2006 Oct-Dec; 9(4):365-72. View abstract
  10. Fragala-Pinkham MA, Haley SM, Rabin J, Kharasch VS. A fitness program for children with disabilities. Phys Ther. 2005 Nov; 85(11):1182-200. View abstract
  11. Hull EM, Dumas HM, Crowley RA, Kharasch VS. Tracheostomy speaking valves for children: tolerance and clinical benefits. Pediatr Rehabil. 2005 Jul-Sep; 8(3):214-9. View abstract
  12. Kharasch VS, Hui NT, Dumas HM, Haley SM, Specht L, Colin AA. Head circumference and chronic positive pressure ventilation in children: a pilot study. Childs Nerv Syst. 2005 Nov; 21(11):986-90. View abstract
  13. O'Brien J, Graham RJ, Dumas H, Kharasch V. Breath of Fresh Air. Advance for Directors in Rehabilitation. 2005; 14(2):57-58. View abstract
  14. Kharasch VS, Hamilton NTH, Dumas HM, Haley SM, Specht LA, Colin RAA. . Head circumference and chronic positive pressure ventilation in children. Child's Nervous System. 2005; 21(11):986-990. View abstract
  15. Kharasch VS, Haley SM, Dumas HM, Ludlow LH, O'Brien JE. Oxygen and ventilator weaning during inpatient pediatric pulmonary rehabilitation. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2003 Apr; 35(4):280-7. View abstract
  16. Hui H, Dumas H, Haley S, Kharasch VS. Macrocephaly and Positive Pressure Ventilation in Children. European Respiratory Journal. 2003; 22, Suppl.45:913. View abstract
  17. Cushman DG, Dumas HM, Haley SM, O'Brien JE, Kharasch VS. Re-admissions to inpatient paediatric pulmonary rehabilitation. Pediatr Rehabil. 2002 Jul-Sep; 5(3):133-9. View abstract
  18. O'Brien JE, Dumas HM, Haley SM, O'Neil ME, Renn M, Bartolacci TE, Kharasch V. Clinical findings and resource use of infants and toddlers dependent on oxygen and ventilators. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2002 Apr; 41(3):155-62. View abstract
  19. Cushman D, Dumas HM, Haley SM, O'Brien JE, Kharasch V. Readmission of inpatient pediatric pulmonary rehabilitation. Pediatric Rehabilitation. 2002; 34:133-139. View abstract
  20. Muratore CS, Kharasch V, Lund DP, Sheils C, Friedman S, Brown C, Utter S, Jaksic T, Wilson JM. Pulmonary morbidity in 100 survivors of congenital diaphragmatic hernia monitored in a multidisciplinary clinic. J Pediatr Surg. 2001 Jan; 36(1):133-40. View abstract
  21. Nobuhara KK, Lund DP, Mitchell J, Kharasch V, Wilson JM. Long-term outlook for survivors of congenital diaphragmatic hernia. Clin Perinatol. 1996 Dec; 23(4):873-87. View abstract
  22. Kharasch VS, Lipsitz S, Santis W, Hallowell JA, Goorin A. Long-term pulmonary toxicity of multiagent chemotherapy including bleomycin and cyclophosphamide in osteosarcoma survivors. Med Pediatr Oncol. 1996 Aug; 27(2):85-91. View abstract
  23. Lund DP, Mitchell J, Kharasch V, Quigley S, Kuehn M, Wilson JM. Congenital diaphragmatic hernia: the hidden morbidity. J Pediatr Surg. 1994 Feb; 29(2):258-62; discussion 262-4. View abstract
  24. Kharasch VS, Sweeney TD, Fredberg J, Lehr J, Damokosh AI, Avery ME, Brain JD. Pulmonary surfactant as a vehicle for intratracheal delivery of technetium sulfur colloid and pentamidine in hamster lungs. Am Rev Respir Dis. 1991 Oct; 144(4):909-13. View abstract
  25. Rees D, Wolfthal S, Brain J, Humes JL, Mumford RA, Pacholok SG, Kharasch VS, Wohl ME. Determination of elastolytic activity in the soluble phase of cystic fibrosis sputum. Pediatric Pulmonology. 1991; Suppl.6:277A. View abstract
  26. Kharasch VS, Sweeney T, Fredberg J, Lehr J, Damokosh A, Avery ME, Brain J. Surfactant as a vehicle for delivery of 99mTcSC and pentamidine. Am. Rev. Respir. Dis. 1991; 144:909-913. View abstract
  27. Kharasch SJ, Kharasch VS, Vinci RJ. Primary spontaneous bilateral pneumothorax in an adolescent: a case report. Pediatr Emerg Care. 1990 Jun; 6(2):129-30. View abstract
  28. Abarquez RF, Sison, VM, Sison LM. . Current controversies and future role of digitalis in hypertension. Journal of Internal Medicine. 1984; 22:140-152. View abstract
  29. Abarquez RF, Sison VM. Digitalis: Impact on hypertensive morbidity, a fifteen year follow up. Journal of Cardiology. 1983; 11:161-174. View abstract