Jordan Retting, MD

Jordan Rettig, MD

Assistant in Critical Care Medicine

Instructor in Anaesthesia, Harvard Medical School

    Contact: 617-355-7327
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Medical Services


  • Critical Care Medicine


  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Anesthesiology Perioperative and Pain Medicine


  • English
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Experience and Education


Medical School

University of Connecticut School of Medicine, 2006

Storrs, CT

Residency, Pediatrics

The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, 2006-2009

Philadelphia, PA

Fellowship, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

Boston Children's Hospital, 2009-2012

Boston, MA

Fellowship, Pediatric Cardiovascular Intensive Care

Boston Children's Hospital, 2012-2013

Boston, MA


  • American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

  • American Board of Pediatrics


Publications powered by Harvard Catalyst Profiles
  1. Rettig JS, Arnold JH. Dexmedetomidine in the PICU: Can We Get More for Less? Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2017 Sep; 18(9):893-894.
  2. Moore PE, Poston JT, Boyer D, Barsky E, Gaffin J, Boyne KB, Ross KR, Mann Dosier LB, Vece TJ, Casey AM, Welsh SK, Logan JW, Shepherd EG, Phinzy PA, Panitch HB, Papantonakis CM, Austin ED, Orandi AB, Kitcharoensakkul M, Abe MK, Horani A, Rettig JS, Pittman J. ATS Core Curriculum 2017: Part II. Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2017 Aug; 14(Supplement_2):S165-S181.
  3. Walsh BK, Smallwood C, Rettig J, Kacmarek RM, Thompson J, Arnold JH. Daily Goals Formulation and Enhanced Visualization of Mechanical Ventilation Variance Improves Mechanical Ventilation Score. Respir Care. 2017 Mar; 62(3):268-278.
  4. Smallwood C, Walsh B, Rettig J, Thompson J, Santillana M, Arnold J. 955: A MACHINE-LEARNING ALGORITHM FOR OXYGENATION RESPONSE PREDICTION IN MECHANICALLY VENTILATED CHILDREN. Crit Care Med. 2016 Dec; 44(12 Suppl 1):315.
  5. Walsh B, Smallwood C, Rettig J, Santillana M, Arnold J. 949: DEVELOPMENT OF HEART, RESPIRATORY RATE, AND OXYGEN SATURATION PERCENTILE CURVES IN CHILDREN. Crit Care Med. 2016 Dec; 44(12 Suppl 1):313.
  6. Moore PE, Boyer D, O'Connor MG, Baker CD, Rettig JS, Sterni L, Halbower A, Wilson KC, Thomson CC. Pediatric Chronic Home Invasive Ventilation. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2016 Jul; 13(7):1170-2.
  7. Walsh BK, Smallwood CD, Rettig JS, Thompson JE, Kacmarek RM, Arnold JH. Categorization in Mechanically Ventilated Pediatric Subjects: A Proposed Method to Improve Quality. Respir Care. 2016 Sep; 61(9):1168-78.
  8. Boyer D, Thomson CC, Cohen R, Rao D, Dell S, Rayment J, Wang R, Dy FJ, Wambach J, Tam-Williams J, Simon D, Price E, Oermann CM, Singh A, Rettig JS, Duncan ED, Baker CD, Liptzin DR, Moore PE. ATS Core Curriculum 2016: Part III. Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2016 Jun; 13(6):955-66.
  9. Rettig JS, Duncan ED, Tasker RC. Mechanical Ventilation during Acute Brain-Injury in Children. Paediatr Respir Rev. 2016 Sep; 20:17-23.
  10. Rettig JS. Waiting to Exhale: Optimizing Noninvasive Synchrony in COPD? Respir Care. 2016 Jan; 61(1):122-4.
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  12. Rettig JS, Smallwood CD, Walsh BK, Rimensberger PC, Bachman TE, Bollen CW, Duval EL, Gebistorf F, Markhorst DG, Tinnevelt M, Todd M, Zurakowski D, Arnold JH. High-Frequency Oscillatory Ventilation in Pediatric Acute Lung Injury: A Multicenter International Experience. Crit Care Med. 2015 Dec; 43(12):2660-7.
  13. Walsh BK, Rettig JS. Implementation of an inhaled nitric oxide protocol: a paradox or the perfect pair? Respir Care. 2015 May; 60(5):760-1.
  14. Wolf GK, Gómez-Laberge C, Rettig JS, Vargas SO, Smallwood CD, Prabhu SP, Vitali SH, Zurakowski D, Arnold JH. Mechanical ventilation guided by electrical impedance tomography in experimental acute lung injury. Crit Care Med. 2013 May; 41(5):1296-304.
  15. Gómez-Laberge C, Rettig JS, Smallwood CD, Boyd TK, Arnold JH, Wolf GK. Interaction of dependent and non-dependent regions of the acutely injured lung during a stepwise recruitment manoeuvre. Physiol Meas. 2013 Feb; 34(2):163-77.
  16. Kheir JN, Walsh BK, Smallwood CD, Rettig JS, Thompson JE, Gómez-Laberge C, Wolf GK, Arnold JH. Comparison of 2 lung recruitment strategies in children with acute lung injury. Respir Care. 2013 Aug; 58(8):1280-90.
  17. Rettig JS, Arnold JH. High-frequency oscillatory ventilation: learning which way to turn the dials. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2012 Mar; 13(2):242-4.
  18. Rettig JS, Wolf GK. Inhaled nitric oxide only leads to a transient improvement of oxygenation in patients with acute hypoxemic respiratory failure. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2011 Aug; 46(8):733-5.
  19. Neuner B, Fleming M, Born R, Weiss-Gerlach E, Neumann T, Rettig J, Lau A, Schoenfeld H, Kallischnigg G, Spies C. Predictors of loss to follow-up in young patients with minor trauma after screening and written intervention for alcohol in an urban emergency department. J Stud Alcohol Drugs. 2007 Jan; 68(1):133-40.
  20. Neumann T, Neuner B, Gentilello LM, Weiss-Gerlach E, Mentz H, Rettig JS, Schröder T, Wauer H, Müller C, Schütz M, Mann K, Siebert G, Dettling M, Müller JM, Kox WJ, Spies CD. Gender differences in the performance of a computerized version of the alcohol use disorders identification test in subcritically injured patients who are admitted to the emergency department. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2004 Nov; 28(11):1693-701.
  21. Rosenberger P, Mühlbauer E, Weissmüller T, Rommelspacher H, Sinha P, Wernecke KD, Finckh U, Rettig J, Kox WJ, Spies CD. Decreased proopiomelanocortin mRNA in lymphocytes of chronic alcoholics after intravenous human corticotropin releasing factor injection. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2003 Nov; 27(11):1693-700.
  22. Spies CD, Otter HE, Hüske B, Sinha P, Neumann T, Rettig J, Lenzenhuber E, Kox WJ, Sellers EM. Alcohol withdrawal severity is decreased by symptom-orientated adjusted bolus therapy in the ICU. Intensive Care Med. 2003 Dec; 29(12):2230-2238.
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