Steven Zgleszewski

Steven E. Zgleszewski, MD, FAAP

Associate in Perioperative Anesthesia and Pain Medicine

Assistant Professor of Anaesthesia, Harvard Medical School

    Contact: 617-355-7040
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Medical Services


  • Anesthesia
  • Pain Management Treatment


  • Anesthesiology Perioperative and Pain Medicine


  • Division of Perioperative Anesthesia
  • Pain Treatment Services
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Experience and Education


Medical School

University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 1993

Philadelphia, PA

Surgical Internship

Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, 1993

Philadelphia, PA

Surgical Residency

Milston S. Hershey Medical Center, 1994

Philadelphia, PA

Residency, Anesthesia

Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, 1997

Philadelphia, PA

Fellowship, Pediatric Surgery Research

Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, 1995

Philadelphia, PA

Fellowship, Pediatric Anesthesia

Boston Children's Hospital, 2000

Boston, MA



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  1. Zgleszewski SE, Graham DA, Hickey PR, Brustowicz RM, Odegard KC, Koka R, Seefelder C, Navedo AT, Randolph AG. Anesthesiologist- and System-Related Risk Factors for Risk-Adjusted Pediatric Anesthesia-Related Cardiac Arrest. Anesth Analg. 2016 Feb; 122(2):482-9.
  2. Mason KP, Fontaine PJ, Robinson F, Zgleszewski S. Pediatric sedation in a community hospital-based outpatient MRI center. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2012 Feb; 198(2):448-52.
  3. Lightdale JR, Mitchell PD, Fredette ME, Mahoney LB, Zgleszewski SE, Scharff L, Fox VL. A Pilot Study of Ketamine versus Midazolam/Fentanyl Sedation in Children Undergoing GI Endoscopy. Int J Pediatr. 2011; 2011:623710.
  4. 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.
  5. Mason KP, Zgleszewski S, Forman RE, Stark C, DiNardo JA. An exaggerated hypertensive response to glycopyrrolate therapy for bradycardia associated with high-dose dexmedetomidine. Anesth Analg. 2009 Mar; 108(3):906-8.
  6. Zgleszewski SE, Zurakowski D, Fontaine PJ, D'Angelo M, Mason KP. Is propofol a safe alternative to pentobarbital for sedation during pediatric diagnostic CT? Radiology. 2008 May; 247(2):528-34.
  7. Lightdale JR, Valim C, Newburg AR, Mahoney LB, Zgleszewski S, Fox VL. Efficiency of propofol versus midazolam and fentanyl sedation at a pediatric teaching hospital: a prospective study. Gastrointest Endosc. 2008 Jun; 67(7):1067-75.
  8. Mason KP, Zurakowski D, Zgleszewski SE, Robson CD, Carrier M, Hickey PR, Dinardo JA. High dose dexmedetomidine as the sole sedative for pediatric MRI. Paediatr Anaesth. 2008 May; 18(5):403-11.
  9. 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.
  10. Mason KP, Zgleszewski SE, Dearden JL, Dumont RS, Pirich MA, Stark CD, D'Angelo P, Macpherson S, Fontaine PJ, Connor L, Zurakowski D. Dexmedetomidine for pediatric sedation for computed tomography imaging studies. Anesth Analg. 2006 Jul; 103(1):57-62, table of contents.
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  12. Chinoy MR, Zgleszewski SE, Cilley RE, Krummel TM. Dexamethasone enhances ras-recision gene expression in cultured murine fetal lungs: role in development. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 2000 Aug; 279(2):L312-8.
  13. Cilley RE, Zgleszewski SE, Chinoy MR. Fetal lung development: airway pressure enhances the expression of developmental genes. J Pediatr Surg. 2000 Jan; 35(1):113-8; discussion 119.
  14. Zgleszewski SE, Cilley RE, Krummel TM, Chinoy MR. Effects of dexamethasone, growth factors, and tracheal ligation on the development of nitrofen-exposed hypoplastic murine fetal lungs in organ culture. J Pediatr Surg. 1999 Aug; 34(8):1187-95.
  15. Causak RA, Zgleszewski SE, Zhang L, Cilley RE, Krummel TM, Chinoy MR. Differential gene expression at gestational days 14 and 16 in normal and nitrogen-induced hypoplastic murine fetal lungs with coexistent diaphragmatic hernia. Pediatr Pulmonol. 1998 Nov; 26(5):301-11.
  16. Chinoy MR, Zgleszewski SE, Cilley RE, Blewett CJ, Krummel TM, Reisher SR, Feinstein SI. Influence of epidermal growth factor and transforming growth factor beta-1 on patterns of fetal mouse lung branching morphogenesis in organ culture. Pediatr Pulmonol. 1998 Apr; 25(4):244-56.
  17. Chinoy MR, Volpe MV, Cilley RE, Zgleszewski SE, Vosatka RJ, Martin A, Nielsen HC, Krummel TM. Growth factors and dexamethasone regulate Hoxb5 protein in cultured murine fetal lungs. Am J Physiol. 1998 Apr; 274(4 Pt 1):L610-20.
  18. Zgleszewski SE, Blewett CJ, Cilley RE, Krummel TM, Chinoy MR. Esophageal/pyloric ligation enhances development of the murine fetal stomach in organ culture. J Pediatr Surg. 1998 Mar; 33(3):433-41.
  19. Zhang L, Zgleszewski SE, Cilley RE, Chinoy MR. Differential display of genes in normal and hypoplastic fetal murine lungs. J Surg Res. 1998 Feb 15; 75(1):66-73.
  20. Zgleszewski SE, Cilley RE, Krummel TM, Chinoy MR. Maintenance of fetal murine pulmonary microvasculature in heart-lung en bloc whole organ culture. J Pediatr Surg. 1997 Aug; 32(8):1161-8.
  21. Cilley RE, Zgleszewski SE, Krummel TM, Chinoy MR. Nitrofen dose-dependent gestational day-specific murine lung hypoplasia and left-sided diaphragmatic hernia. Am J Physiol. 1997 Feb; 272(2 Pt 1):L362-71.
  22. Blewett CJ, Zgleszewski SE, Chinoy MR, Krummel TM, Cilley RE. Bronchial ligation enhances murine fetal lung development in whole-organ culture. J Pediatr Surg. 1996 Jul; 31(7):869-77.
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