Randy Prescilla, MD

Assistant in Perioperative Anesthesia

Instructor in Anesthesia

  • Contact: 617-355-7737

  • Fax: 617-730-0894

Medical Services

Specialties

  • Sedation for Pediatric Procedures

Departments

  • Anesthesiology Perioperative and Pain Medicine

Programs

  • Sedation Services
To schedule an appointment: Call 617-355-7737

Experience and Education

Education

Undergraduate

University of the Philippines, 1986

Manila, Philippines

Philippine General Hospital - Rotating,

Manila, Philippine

Internship

Children's Hospital of Michigan - Pediatrics,

Detroit, MI

Residency

Children's Hospital of Michigan - Pediatrics ,

Detroit, MI

Fellowship

Children's Hospital of Michigan - Clinical Pharmacology,

Detroit, MI

Certifications

  • Pediatrics

Publications

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  1. Prescilla R, Mason KP. Recent advances and contributions to procedural sedation with considerations for the future. Minerva Anestesiol. 2014 Jul; 80(7):844-55.
  2. Mason KP, Robinson F, Fontaine P, Prescilla R. Dexmedetomidine offers an option for safe and effective sedation for nuclear medicine imaging in children. Radiology. 2013 Jun; 267(3):911-7.
  3. Goobie SM, Meier PM, Pereira LM, McGowan FX, Prescilla RP, Scharp LA, Rogers GF, Proctor MR, Meara JG, Soriano SG, Zurakowski D, Sethna NF. Efficacy of tranexamic acid in pediatric craniosynostosis surgery: a double-blind, placebo-controlled trial. Anesthesiology. 2011 Apr; 114(4):862-71.
  4. Mason KP, Prescilla R, Fontaine PJ, Zurakowski D. Pediatric CT sedation: comparison of dexmedetomidine and pentobarbital. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2011 Feb; 196(2):W194-8.
  5. Mason KP, Zurakowski D, Zgleszewski S, Prescilla R, Fontaine PJ, Dinardo JA. Incidence and predictors of hypertension during high-dose dexmedetomidine sedation for pediatric MRI. Paediatr Anaesth. 2010; 20(6):516-23.
  6. Mason KP, Zurakowski D, Zgleszewski S, Prescilla R, Fontaine PJ, Dinardo JA. Incidence and predictors of hypertension during high-dose dexmedetomidine sedation for pediatric MRI. Paediatr Anaesth. 2010 Jun; 20(6):516-23.
  7. Mason KP, Zgleszewski SE, Prescilla R, Fontaine PJ, Zurakowski D. Hemodynamic effects of dexmedetomidine sedation for CT imaging studies. Paediatr Anaesth. 2008 May; 18(5):393-402.
  8. Prescilla RP, Frattarelli DA, Haritos D, Aranda JV, Edwards DJ. Pharmacokinetics of rofecoxib in children with sickle cell hemoglobinopathy. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2004 Oct; 26(10):661-4.
  9. Sandhu RS, Prescilla RP, Simonelli TM, Edwards DJ. Influence of goldenseal root on the pharmacokinetics of indinavir. J Clin Pharmacol. 2003 Nov; 43(11):1283-8.
  10. Ostrea EM, Morales V, Ngoumgna E, Prescilla R, Tan E, Hernandez E, Ramirez GB, Cifra HL, Manlapaz ML. Prevalence of fetal exposure to environmental toxins as determined by meconium analysis. Neurotoxicology. 2002 Sep; 23(3):329-39.
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  12. Aravind MK, Prescilla R, Ofenstein JP. A rapid and sensitive high-performance liquid chromatography assay for rofecoxib in human serum. J Chromatogr Sci. 2002 Jan; 40(1):26-8.
  13. Randy P. Prescilla. "Alcohol ingestions" . Leih-Lai, Ling-McGeorge, Asi-Bautista, Reid (eds). Pediatr Acute Care Handbook. 2001; 124-127.
  14. Prescilla R. Index of Suspicion: Invasive hemangioma. Pediatr Rev. 2001; 22(10):1-3.
  15. "Appendix: Pharmacokinetic calculations". Leih-Lai, Ling-McGeorge, Asi-Bautista, Reid (eds). Pediatr Acute Care Handbook. 2001; 311.
  16. Randy P. Prescilla. "General Poisoning". Leih-Lai, Ling-McGeorge, Asi-Bautista, Reid (eds). Pediatr Acute Care Handbook. 2001; 116-119.
  17. "Appendix: Antibiotic Formulary Agents" . Leih-Lai, Ling-McGeorge, Asi-Bautista, Reid (eds). Pediatr Acute Care Handbook. 2001; 300.
  18. "Appendix: Toxicology Panels". Leih-Lai, Ling-McGeorge, Asi-Bautista, Reid (eds). Pediatr Acute Care Handbook. 2001; 310.
  19. Prescilla R, Lin CH. Index of suspicion. Case 1. Alagille syndrome. Pediatr Rev. 1999 Sep; 20(9):309, 310.
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