Medical School

  • NJ Medical School , 1979 , Newark , NJ


  • University of Maryland Hospital , 1980 , Baltimore , MD


  • University of Maryland Hospital , 1983 , Baltimore , MD


Chief Resident
  • University of Maryland Hospital , 1983 , Baltimore , MD


  • Brigham and Women's Hospital , 1985 , Boston , MA


Pediatric Critical Care
  • Children's Hospital of Philadelphia , 1986 , Philadelphia , PA


Medical Ethics
  • Harvard Medical School , 2000 , Boston , MA


Professional organizations has a recent book chapter listed, not any organizations. Replace the chapter with the following. I am a member of the:
AAP: American Academy of Pediatrics, and within the AAP, I am a member of 2 sections:
critical care medicine
anesthesiology and pain medicine

Society for Pediatric Anesthesiology
Hastings Center


  • American Board of Anesthesiology, Critical Care Medicine
  • American Board of Anesthesiology, Pediatric Anesthesiology


Publications powered by Harvard Catalyst Profiles

  1. Parents Demand and Teenager Refuses Epidural Anesthesia. Pediatrics. 2020 06; 145(6). View abstract
  2. How to best induce anesthesia in infants with pyloric stenosis? Paediatr Anaesth. 2015 Jul; 25(7):652-3. View abstract
  3. Pediatric Research, Risk, and Paravertebral Blocks. Anesth Analg. 2015 May; 120(5):987-9. View abstract
  4. Where should we operate on the preterm neonate? Paediatr Anaesth. 2014 Jan; 24(1):127-36. View abstract
  5. Fulminant thrombotic microangiopathy in pediatrics: where diagnostic and therapeutic dilemmas meet. Am J Hematol. 2012 Aug; 87(8):816-8. View abstract
  6. Premedication for nonemergency endotracheal intubation in the neonate. Pediatrics. 2010 Mar; 125(3):608-15. View abstract
  7. Ethical concerns in the management of pain in the neonate. Paediatr Anaesth. 2009 Oct; 19(10):953-7. View abstract
  8. Successful and safe delivery of anesthesia and perioperative care for children with complex special health care needs. J Clin Anesth. 2009 May; 21(3):165-72. View abstract
  9. Sedation & analgesia. Pediatr Ann. 2005 Aug; 34(8):588, 590-2. View abstract
  10. Systemic Disorders in Pediatric Anesthesia. Smith’s Anesthesia for Infants and Children, Seventh Edition in press. 2003. View abstract
  11. How Long a Fast Before Elective Surgery. AAP Grand Rounds. 2003; 10(5). View abstract
  12. Surgical evaluation and care. Low Grade Gliomas (WHO I-II), Black PM & Jaaskelainen, J Eds. 2003. View abstract
  13. Pediatric Anesthesia, as in Pediatrics, A wed-based, 196 question tutorial for fellows in pediatric anesthesia. Fellows will be given immediate feedback with additional information and commentary following each response in the tutorial. 2003. View abstract
  14. Point/Counterpoint; Should NPO times for formula and solids be reevaluated in pediatric anesthesia?. Society for Pediatric Anesthesia newsletter. 2003; 16(3). View abstract
  15. Point/Counterpoint: Airway management options for children with URI’s undergoing elective surgery. Society for Pediatric Newsletter. 2002; 15(2). View abstract
  16. Risk Factors for Children with URIs Undergoing Surgery. AAP Grand Rounds. 2002; 8. View abstract
  17. Sedation, risk, and safety: do we really have data at last? Pediatrics. 2001 Oct; 108(4):1006-8. View abstract
  18. The Bispectral Index, a New Monitor for Anesthesiologists. AAP Grand Rounds. 2001; 6. View abstract
  19. Harvard Electronic Anesthesia Library, a comprehensive, interactive electronic textbook of the field of anesthesiology. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Associate Editor, Pediatrics Section. 2001. View abstract
  20. Positive test dose in a neonate with a caudally placed epidural catheter. Paediatr Anaesth. 2000; 10(5):565-6. View abstract
  21. Pediatric Anesthesia, as in Pediatrics, a 196 question tutorial I created to help the pediatric anesthesia fellows, whose training is generally in anesthesiology only, begin to develop a basic fund a anesthesia-related knowledge about children, with emphasis on the diseases which bring them into contact with an anesthesiologist or which would concern an anesthesiologist but also including general pediatric information. This tutorial is distributed to the fellows and I guide them through its completion during their year here. Annotated answers will be provided to fellows as sections of the tutorial are completed along with discussion with me. 2000. View abstract
  22. Treatment for Post Lumbar Puncture Headache. AAP Grand Rounds. 2000; 3. View abstract
  23. Adequacy of Postoperative Analgesia in Children. AAP Grand Rounds. 2000; 3. View abstract
  24. The Effect of Oral Midazolam on Memory in Children. AAP grand Rounds. 2000; 4. View abstract
  25. Pain Management in Children. Psychiatric Care of the Medical Patient. 2nd Edition 2000 A. Stoudemire, Ed. 2000. View abstract
  26. Point/Counterpoint: Should lumbar epidural catheters be placed in children who are under general anesthesia?. Society for Pediatric Newsletter. 2000; 12(1). View abstract
  27. The pediatric sedation unit: a mechanism for safe pediatric sedation. Pediatrics. 1999 Jan; 103(1):199-201. View abstract
  28. Use of newer anti-emetics in children. AAP Grand Rounds. 1999; 2. View abstract
  29. Point/Counterpoint: Regional versus general anesthesia in the ex-premature infant. Society for Pediatric Newsletter. 1999; 9(2). View abstract
  30. Point/Counterpoint:Caudal anesthesia for unilateral inguinal hernia repair in healthy ASA 1 Pediatric Outpatients. Society for Pediatric Newsletter. 1999; 11(1). View abstract
  31. Dosing Guidelines for Rectal Administration of Acetaminophen. AAP Grand Rounds. 1999; 2. View abstract
  32. Pain and it’s Management in Children. Pain, Bonica, Ed. 1999. 1999. View abstract
  33. Preoperative Fasting Guidelines for Children. AAP Grand Rounds. 1999; 2. View abstract
  34. Anesthesiology for the Pediatric Intensivist, a 50-question tutorial I created for the MICU fellows to use during their Operating Room anesthesia rotation. The tutorial guides their learning and helps direct their independent reading about aspects of anesthesiology of importance to an Intensivist. 1999. View abstract
  35. Induction and Premedication. Anesthesiology House staff Manual Children’s Hospital Department of Anesthesiology, 1998. 1998. View abstract
  36. The Role of Additives in Epidural Analgesia 7th Biennial meeting of the Asian & Oceanic Society of regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine Bangkok, Thailand. 1998. View abstract
  37. Continuous Infusion of Morphine into the Thoracic Epidural Space Following Posterior Spinal Fusions in Children. Pediatric Anesthesiology, American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Anesthesiology and The Society for Pediatric Anesthesia. 1998. View abstract
  38. Functional maturity of the coagulation system in children: an evaluation using thrombelastography. Anesth Analg. 1997 Apr; 84(4):745-8. View abstract
  39. The Effect of Caudal Analgesia and Morphine on the Stress Response of Children Undergoing Inguinal Herniorraphy. Anesthesia and Analgesia. 1995; 80:S368. View abstract
  40. The Safety and Efficacy of Continuous Epidural Analgesia in Children Under 2 Years of Age. Canadian Pediatric Surgical Association. 1995. View abstract
  41. Anesthesiology for the House Officer. Pediatric Anesthesia 1994 Berry, Ed. 1994. View abstract
  42. Coarctation of the Aorta, Common Problems in . Pediatric Anesthesia L. Stehling, Ed. 1993. View abstract
  43. Anesthesia for Pediatric and Neonatal Thoracic Surgery. Thoracic Anesthesia, Kaplan, Ed. 1991. View abstract
  44. Anesthesia for Pediatric and Neonatal Thoracic Surgery. Thoracic Anesthesia, Kaplan, Ed. 1991. View abstract
  45. A publication of treatment algorithms, emergency drug doses and pearls of pediatric diagnosis and treatment. Contributors included the two pediatric chief residents ( one of whom was myself) and selected pediatric faculty of the Department of Pediatrics of the University of Maryland. It was written for house staff and medical students in pediatrics. University of Maryland Hospital Pediatric House staff Manual, Contributing Editor. 1984. View abstract
  46. Periosteal changes secondary to prostaglandin administration. J Pediatr. 1983 Aug; 103(2):251-3. View abstract
  47. A quarterly publication of the Department of Pediatrics of the University of Maryland containing reviews of pertinent articles, teaching cases and reviews of pediatric topics written by the two pediatrics chief residents. Sent to current and former house staff of the department as well as pediatricians practicing in the area. University Pediatrics. 1983; 2:1-4. View abstract