EDUCATION

Medical School

  • University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine , 1993 , Philadelphia , PA

Internship

Surgical
  • Milton S. Hershey Medical Center , 1993 , Philadelphia , PA

Residency

Surgical
  • Milston S. Hershey Medical Center , 1994 , Philadelphia , PA

Fellowship

Pediatric Surgery Research
  • Milton S. Hershey Medical Center , 1995 , Philadelphia , PA

Residency

Anesthesia
  • Milton S. Hershey Medical Center , 1997 , Philadelphia , PA

Fellowship

Pediatric Anesthesia
  • Boston Children's Hospital , 2000 , Boston , MA

CERTIFICATIONS

  • American Board of Anesthesiology
  • American Board of Anesthesiology, Pediatric Anesthesiology

PUBLICATIONS

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  1. Anesthesiologist- and System-Related Risk Factors for Risk-Adjusted Pediatric Anesthesia-Related Cardiac Arrest. Anesth Analg. 2016 Feb; 122(2):482-9. View abstract
  2. Pediatric sedation in a community hospital-based outpatient MRI center. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2012 Feb; 198(2):448-52. View abstract
  3. A Pilot Study of Ketamine versus Midazolam/Fentanyl Sedation in Children Undergoing GI Endoscopy. Int J Pediatr. 2011; 2011:623710. View abstract
  4. Incidence and predictors of hypertension during high-dose dexmedetomidine sedation for pediatric MRI. Paediatr Anaesth. 2010 Jun; 20(6):516-23. View abstract
  5. An exaggerated hypertensive response to glycopyrrolate therapy for bradycardia associated with high-dose dexmedetomidine. Anesth Analg. 2009 Mar; 108(3):906-8. View abstract
  6. Is propofol a safe alternative to pentobarbital for sedation during pediatric diagnostic CT? Radiology. 2008 May; 247(2):528-34. View abstract
  7. Efficiency of propofol versus midazolam and fentanyl sedation at a pediatric teaching hospital: a prospective study. Gastrointest Endosc. 2008 Jun; 67(7):1067-75. View abstract
  8. High dose dexmedetomidine as the sole sedative for pediatric MRI. Paediatr Anaesth. 2008 May; 18(5):403-11. View abstract
  9. Hemodynamic effects of dexmedetomidine sedation for CT imaging studies. Paediatr Anaesth. 2008 May; 18(5):393-402. View abstract
  10. Dexmedetomidine for pediatric sedation for computed tomography imaging studies. Anesth Analg. 2006 Jul; 103(1):57-62, table of contents. View abstract
  11. Dexamethasone enhances ras-recision gene expression in cultured murine fetal lungs: role in development. . 2000 Aug; 279(2):L312-8. View abstract
  12. Fetal lung development: airway pressure enhances the expression of developmental genes. J Pediatr Surg. 2000 Jan; 35(1):113-8; discussion 119. View abstract
  13. 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. View abstract
  14. 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. View abstract
  15. 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. View abstract
  16. Growth factors and dexamethasone regulate Hoxb5 protein in cultured murine fetal lungs. Am J Physiol. 1998 04; 274(4):L610-20. View abstract
  17. Esophageal/pyloric ligation enhances development of the murine fetal stomach in organ culture. J Pediatr Surg. 1998 Mar; 33(3):433-41. View abstract
  18. Differential display of genes in normal and hypoplastic fetal murine lungs. J Surg Res. 1998 Feb 15; 75(1):66-73. View abstract
  19. Maintenance of fetal murine pulmonary microvasculature in heart-lung en bloc whole organ culture. J Pediatr Surg. 1997 Aug; 32(8):1161-8. View abstract
  20. 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. View abstract
  21. Bronchial ligation enhances murine fetal lung development in whole-organ culture. J Pediatr Surg. 1996 Jul; 31(7):869-77. View abstract