EDUCATION

Medical School

  • University of Kansas Medical Center , 1983 , Kansas City , KS

Internship

  • University of Kansas Medical Center , 1984 , Kansas City , KS

Residency

Pediatrics
  • University of Kansas Medical Center , 1987 , Kansas City , KS

Residency

Anesthesia
  • Georgetown University Medical Center , 1989 , Washington , DC

Fellowship

Pediatric Critical Care/Pediatric Anesthesia
  • Children's Hospital National Medical Center , 1991 , Washington , DC

CERTIFICATIONS

  • American Board of Anesthesiology, Critical Care Medicine
  • American Board of Anesthesiology Pain Medicine
  • American Board of Anesthesiology, Pediatric Anesthesiology
  • Safe Zone Trained

PUBLICATIONS

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  1. Race-Based Medicine. Pediatrics. 2021 Aug 05. View abstract
  2. Optimal Pediatric Surgical Care Necessitates Optimal Postoperative Pain Management. Comment on JAMA Surg. Published online November 27, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.5045. 2020. View abstract
  3. Truth, Reconciliation, and Transformation: Continuing on the Path to Equity. Pediatrics. 2020 09; 146(3). View abstract
  4. Optimizing Resources in Children's Surgical Care: An Update on the American College of Surgeons' Verification Program. Pediatrics. 2020 05; 145(5). View abstract
  5. Educational Perspectives: Anesthesia 101: What the Neonatologist Needs to Know About Anesthesiology. Neoreviews. 2020 01; 21(1):e1-e13. View abstract
  6. Drugs Used to Treat Pediatric Emergencies. Pediatrics. 2020 01; 145(1). View abstract
  7. Population Pharmacokinetics of Intraperitoneal Bupivacaine Using Manual Bolus Atomization Versus Micropump Nebulization and Morphine Requirements in Young Children. Anesth Analg. 2019 10; 129(4):963-972. View abstract
  8. Anesthesia Exposure in Children: Practitioners Respond to the 2016 FDA Drug Safety Communication. J Neurosurg Anesthesiol. 2019 Jan; 31(1):129-133. View abstract
  9. Neurotoxicity of Anesthesia in Children: Prevention and Treatment. Curr Treat Options Neurol. 2018 Oct 13; 20(12):51. View abstract
  10. Optimization of Pediatric Surgical Care Is Not the Same as Regionalization. JAMA Surg. 2018 10 01; 153(10):970-971. View abstract
  11. Anesthetic Exposure and Neurodevelopmental Outcomes in the Neonate. NeoReviews. 2018; 19(10):e601-e609. View abstract
  12. American College of Surgeons Children's Surgery Verification Quality Improvement Program: What Anesthesiologists Need to Know Now. Anesth Analg. 2018 05; 126(5):1624-1632. View abstract
  13. Interpretation of Do Not Attempt Resuscitation Orders for Children Requiring Anesthesia and Surgery. Pediatrics. 2018 05; 141(5). View abstract
  14. Not Just Individuals: The Importance of Collaborative Systems of Pediatric Surgical Care. Anesth Analg. 2017 08; 125(2):692. View abstract
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. Anaesthetic considerations for surgery in newborns. Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed. 2017 Jul; 102(4):F359-F363. View abstract
  19. Optimal Timing of Surgical Procedures in Pediatric Patients. J Neurosurg Anesthesiol. 2016 Oct; 28(4):395-399. View abstract
  20. Codeine: Time to Say "No". Pediatrics. 2016 10; 138(4). View abstract
  21. 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
  22. Robotic surgery and anesthesia for pediatric urologic procedures. Curr Opin Anaesthesiol. 2016 Jun; 29(3):337-44. View abstract
  23. Critical Elements for the Pediatric Perioperative Anesthesia Environment. Pediatrics. 2015 Dec; 136(6):1200-5. View abstract
  24. Reply to a Letter to the Editor. J Pediatr Surg. 2015 Aug; 50(8):1434-6. View abstract
  25. Reply: To PMID 24468231. J Am Coll Surg. 2014 Aug; 219(2):327. View abstract
  26. Referral to pediatric surgical specialists. Pediatrics. 2014 Feb; 133(2):350-6. View abstract
  27. Recognition and management of iatrogenically induced opioid dependence and withdrawal in children. Pediatrics. 2014 Jan; 133(1):152-5. View abstract
  28. 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
  29. The feasibility of robotic urologic surgery in infants and toddlers. J Pediatr Urol. 2013 Dec; 9(6 Pt B):1198-203. View abstract
  30. Development, implementation, and initial participant feedback of a pediatric sedation provider course. Teach Learn Med. 2013; 25(3):249-57. View abstract
  31. Parent and patient perceptions of robotic vs open urological surgery scars in children. J Urol. 2013 Jul; 190(1):244-50. View abstract
  32. Relief of pain and anxiety in pediatric patients in emergency medical systems. Pediatrics. 2012 Nov; 130(5):e1391-405. View abstract
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. Premedication for nonemergency endotracheal intubation in the neonate. Pediatrics. 2010 Mar; 125(3):608-15. View abstract
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. Transdermal analgesia with local anesthetics in children: review, update and future directions. Expert Rev Neurother. 2005 Sep; 5(5):625-34. View abstract
  40. Do-not-resuscitate orders for pediatric patients who require anesthesia and surgery. Pediatrics. 2004 Dec; 114(6):1686-92. View abstract
  41. Relief of pain and anxiety in pediatric patients in emergency medical systems. Pediatrics. 2004 Nov; 114(5):1348-56. View abstract
  42. Sensory fibers resistant to the actions of tetrodotoxin mediate nocifensive responses to local administration of endothelin-1 in rats. Pain. 2004 Aug; 110(3):719-726. View abstract
  43. 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
  44. Sedation, risk, and safety: do we really have data at last? Pediatrics. 2001 Oct; 108(4):1006-8. View abstract
  45. Verve and Jolt: deadly new Internet drugs. Pediatrics. 2000 Oct; 106(4):829-30. View abstract
  46. 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
  47. Ketorolac suppresses postoperative bladder spasms after pediatric ureteral reimplantation. Anesth Analg. 2000 Jul; 91(1):11-5. View abstract
  48. 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
  49. 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
  50. 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
  51. Pediatric pain management and therapeutic strategies. J Back Musculoskelet Rehabil. 1997 Jan 01; 9(3):265-78. View abstract
  52. 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
  53. 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
  54. 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
  55. Pain management in pediatrics. West J Med. 1993 Feb; 158(2):178-9. View abstract