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. Houck CS, Fallat ME, Barnhart DC. 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
  2. Truth, Reconciliation, and Transformation: Continuing on the Path to Equity. Pediatrics. 2020 09; 146(3). View abstract
  3. Wang KS, Cummings J, Stark A, Houck C, Oldham K, Grant C, Fallat M. Optimizing Resources in Children's Surgical Care: An Update on the American College of Surgeons' Verification Program. Pediatrics. 2020 05; 145(5). View abstract
  4. Vinson AE, Alrayashi W, Houck CS. Educational Perspectives: Anesthesia 101: What the Neonatologist Needs to Know About Anesthesiology. Neoreviews. 2020 01; 21(1):e1-e13. View abstract
  5. Shenoi RP, Timm N. Drugs Used to Treat Pediatric Emergencies. Pediatrics. 2020 01; 145(1). View abstract
  6. Meier PM, Pereira LM, Zurakowski D, Nguyen HT, Munoz-San Julian C, Houck CS. 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
  7. Pinyavat T, Saraiya NR, Chen J, Ferrari LR, Goffman D, Imahiyerobo TA, Middlesworth W, Hyman JE, Hyun G, Houck CS. Anesthesia Exposure in Children: Practitioners Respond to the 2016 FDA Drug Safety Communication. J Neurosurg Anesthesiol. 2019 Jan; 31(1):129-133. View abstract
  8. Vinson AE, Houck CS. Neurotoxicity of Anesthesia in Children: Prevention and Treatment. Curr Treat Options Neurol. 2018 Oct 13; 20(12):51. View abstract
  9. Houck CS, Oldham KT. Optimization of Pediatric Surgical Care Is Not the Same as Regionalization. JAMA Surg. 2018 10 01; 153(10):970-971. View abstract
  10. Vinson AE, Houck CS. Anesthetic Exposure and Neurodevelopmental Outcomes in the Neonate. NeoReviews. 2018; 19(10):e601-e609. View abstract
  11. Brooks Peterson M, Houck CS, Deshpande JK, Flick RP. 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
  12. Fallat ME, Hardy C. Interpretation of Do Not Attempt Resuscitation Orders for Children Requiring Anesthesia and Surgery. Pediatrics. 2018 05; 141(5). View abstract
  13. Houck CS, Oldham K, Uihlein MZ. Not Just Individuals: The Importance of Collaborative Systems of Pediatric Surgical Care. Anesth Analg. 2017 08; 125(2):692. View abstract
  14. Penna FJ, Nguyen HT, Houck CS. 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
  15. Houck CS, Deshpande JK, Flick RP. 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
  16. Agarwal R, Riefe J, Houck CS. 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
  17. Houck CS, Vinson AE. Anaesthetic considerations for surgery in newborns. Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed. 2017 Jul; 102(4):F359-F363. View abstract
  18. Ko RR, Pinyavat T, Stylianos S, Lambert SM, Anderson RC, Gallin PF, Maxwell LG, Ward CG, Deshpande JK, Houck CS. Optimal Timing of Surgical Procedures in Pediatric Patients. J Neurosurg Anesthesiol. 2016 Oct; 28(4):395-399. View abstract
  19. Tobias JD, Green TP, Coté CJ. Codeine: Time to Say "No". Pediatrics. 2016 10; 138(4). View abstract
  20. Yu RN, Houck CS, Casta A, Blum RH. 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
  21. Muñoz CJ, Nguyen HT, Houck CS. Robotic surgery and anesthesia for pediatric urologic procedures. Curr Opin Anaesthesiol. 2016 Jun; 29(3):337-44. View abstract
  22. Polaner DM, Houck CS. Critical Elements for the Pediatric Perioperative Anesthesia Environment. Pediatrics. 2015 Dec; 136(6):1200-5. View abstract
  23. Oldham KT, Fallat M, Barnhart D, Derkay C, Deshpande J, Georgeson K, Hirschl R, Houck C, Mooney D, Moss RL, Sawin R, Tuggle D. Reply to a Letter to the Editor. J Pediatr Surg. 2015 Aug; 50(8):1434-6. View abstract
  24. Oldham KT, Deshpande JK, Houck C, Martin L. Reply: To PMID 24468231. J Am Coll Surg. 2014 Aug; 219(2):327. View abstract
  25. Klein MD. Referral to pediatric surgical specialists. Pediatrics. 2014 Feb; 133(2):350-6. View abstract
  26. Galinkin J, Koh JL. Recognition and management of iatrogenically induced opioid dependence and withdrawal in children. Pediatrics. 2014 Jan; 133(1):152-5. View abstract
  27. 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
  28. Srougi V, Yorioka M, Sanchez DC, Onal B, Houck CS, Nguyen HT. The feasibility of robotic urologic surgery in infants and toddlers. J Pediatr Urol. 2013 Dec; 9(6 Pt B):1198-203. View abstract
  29. Hollman GA, Banks DM, Berkenbosch JW, Boswinkel JP, Eickhoff JC, Fagin D, Hagen SA, Hales RL, Houck CS, Kaur T, Kost S, Lowrie L, Nishisaki A, Scherrer PD, Stephenson L, Stormorken A, Cravero JP. Development, implementation, and initial participant feedback of a pediatric sedation provider course. Teach Learn Med. 2013; 25(3):249-57. View abstract
  30. Barbosa JA, Barayan G, Gridley CM, Sanchez DC, Passerotti CC, Houck CS, Nguyen HT. Parent and patient perceptions of robotic vs open urological surgery scars in children. J Urol. 2013 Jul; 190(1):244-50. View abstract
  31. Fein JA, Zempsky WT, Cravero JP. Relief of pain and anxiety in pediatric patients in emergency medical systems. Pediatrics. 2012 Nov; 130(5):e1391-405. View abstract
  32. Rowe CK, Pierce MW, Tecci KC, Houck CS, Mandell J, Retik AB, Nguyen HT. 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
  33. Marchini GS, Hong YK, Minnillo BJ, Diamond DA, Houck CS, Meier PM, Passerotti CC, Kaplan JR, Retik AB, Nguyen HT. 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
  34. Minnillo BJ, Cruz JA, Sayao RH, Passerotti CC, Houck CS, Meier PM, Borer JG, Diamond DA, Retik AB, Nguyen HT. 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
  35. Kumar P, Denson SE, Mancuso TJ. Premedication for nonemergency endotracheal intubation in the neonate. Pediatrics. 2010 Mar; 125(3):608-15. View abstract
  36. Ross AK, Ahmed Z, Wise-Faberowski L, Flack S, Gooden C, Houck CS, Malviya S, Monitto C, Olutoye OA, Polaner D, Reynolds P, Valley R. 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
  37. Freilich DA, Houck CS, Meier PM, Passerotti CC, Retik AB, Nguyen HT. 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
  38. Houck CS, Sethna NF. Transdermal analgesia with local anesthetics in children: review, update and future directions. Expert Rev Neurother. 2005 Sep; 5(5):625-34. View abstract
  39. Fallat ME, Deshpande JK. Do-not-resuscitate orders for pediatric patients who require anesthesia and surgery. Pediatrics. 2004 Dec; 114(6):1686-92. View abstract
  40. Zempsky WT, Cravero JP. Relief of pain and anxiety in pediatric patients in emergency medical systems. Pediatrics. 2004 Nov; 114(5):1348-56. View abstract
  41. Houck CS, Khodorova A, Reale AM, Strichartz GR, Davar G. 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
  42. Valairucha S, Seefelder C, Houck CS. 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
  43. Polaner DM, Houck CS, Rockoff MA, Mancuso TJ, Finley GA, Maxwell LG, Cravero J, Kain ZN, Bell C, Bosenberg A, Zwass M, Valley R, Agarwal R, Savarese A, Rice LJ, Coté CJ, Davidson PJ, Ferrari LR, Davis PJ. Sedation, risk, and safety: do we really have data at last? Pediatrics. 2001 Oct; 108(4):1006-8. View abstract
  44. Winickoff JP, Houck CS, Rothman EL, Bauchner H. Verve and Jolt: deadly new Internet drugs. Pediatrics. 2000 Oct; 106(4):829-30. View abstract
  45. Orf J, Thomas SH, Ahmed W, Wiebe L, Chamberlin P, Wedel SK, Houck C. 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
  46. Park JM, Houck CS, Sethna NF, Sullivan LJ, Atala A, Borer JG, Cilento BG, Diamond DA, Peters CA, Retik AB, Bauer SB. Ketorolac suppresses postoperative bladder spasms after pediatric ureteral reimplantation. Anesth Analg. 2000 Jul; 91(1):11-5. View abstract
  47. Casta A, Quackenbush EJ, Houck CS, Korson MS. 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
  48. Hart LS, Berns SD, Houck CS, Boenning DA. 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
  49. Casta A, Houck CS. 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
  50. Houck CS. Pediatric pain management and therapeutic strategies. J Back Musculoskelet Rehabil. 1997 Jan 01; 9(3):265-78. View abstract
  51. Collins JJ, Geake J, Grier HE, Houck CS, Thaler HT, Weinstein HJ, Twum-Danso NY, Berde CB. 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
  52. Houck CS, Wilder RT, McDermott JS, Sethna NF, Berde CB. 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
  53. Rusy LM, Houck CS, Sullivan LJ, Ohlms LA, Jones DT, McGill TJ, Berde CB. 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
  54. Houck CS, Berde C. Pain management in pediatrics. West J Med. 1993 Feb; 158(2):178-9. View abstract
  55. Houck CS, Fallat ME, Barnhart DC. Optimal Pediatric Surgical Care Necessitates Optimal Postoperative Pain Management. JAMA Surgery 2020;comment on doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2020.5045 https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamasurgery/article-abstract/2772855. View abstract