Jorge Augusto Gálvez, M.D., M.B.I.

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Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department: Anesthesiology and Critical Care

Contact information
Department of Anesthesiology & Critical Care Medicine
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
34th Street and Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19096
Office: 215-590-1858
Fax: 215-590-1415
Lab: 267-426-0580
B.S. (Biology)
University of Miami, 2001.
M.D. (Medicine)
Yale University School of Medicine, 2006.
M.B.I. (Biomedical Informatics)
Oregon Health and Science University, 2016.
Pathways (Two-year career development and leadership program for STEM assistant professors)
University of Pennsylvania, 2017.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Difficult Airway Management, Ultrasound Guided Vascular Access, Pain Management, Neonatal Anesthesia, Craniofacial reconstruction, Perioperative Transfusion Medicine.

Description of Other Expertise

Mobile App Developer (Windows Mobile, iOS, Android)

Description of Research Expertise

Information Technology, Clinical Decision Support, Biomedical Informatics, 3D printing, Patient Safety, Pediatric Anesthesiology, Pain Management.

Selected Publications

Burjek N, Nishisaki A, Fiadjoe JE, Adams D, Peeples KN, Raman VT, Olomu PN, Kovatsis PG, Jagannathan N. (Collaborator listed in Appendix: Galvez JA): Videolaryngoscopy versus Fiber-optic Intubation through a Supraglottic Airway in Children with a Difficult Airway: An Analysis from the Multicenter Pediatric Difficult Intubation Registry. Anesthesiology 127(3): 432-440, September 2017.

Galvez J, Lockman J, Schleelein L, Simpao A, Ahumada L, Wolf B, Shah M, Heitmiller E, Rehman M: Interactive Pediatric Emergency Checklists to the palm of your hand - How the Pedi Crisis App traveled around the world. Pediatric Anesthesia. Andrew Davidson (eds.). 27(8): 835-40, August 2017 Notes: 10.1111/pan.13173.

Lisa Elden, Terri Giordano, Arul Lingappan, Jorge Galvez, Luis Ahumada, Sherri Kubis, Carole Marcus, Ashley Williams, John McCloskey, Mohamed Rehman: Utility of a Clinical Pathway Designed to Triage and Reduce Perioperative Risks for Children with Sleep Disordered Breathing Undergoing Adenotonsillectomy The Triological Society 120th Annual Meeting (2017), San Diego, California. April 2017.

Galvez JA, Eisenhower M, England W, Wartman E, Simpao AF, Rehman MA, Lustig RA, Hribar M.: Virtual Reality for Proton Therapy - Child-life guided interactive tour for adolescents. Society for Pediatric Anesthesia Annual Meeting, Austin, TX. March 2017.

Simpao AF, Galvez JA, Cannesson M: Should We Fear Computers or the Lack of Them? Technology, Digital Quality Improvement, and the Care Redesign Process. Anesthesiology 126(3): 369-370, March 2017 Notes: ePub ahead of print PMID: 28106609 DOI: 10.1097/ALN.0000000000001517.

Simpao AF, Obsekov V, Isserman RS, Galvez JA, : The significant impact of supraglottic airway devices on neck masses during magnetic resonance imaging in children: a ten-year review. Society for Pediatric Anesthesia Annual Meeting, Austin, Texas. March 2017.

Park BH, Galvez JA, Simpao AF. : The Prevalence of Acute Chest Syndrome in Children with Sickle Cell Disease Within 30 Days Post-Anesthesia Based on Clinical Data. Society for Pediatric Anesthesia Annual Meeting, Austin, Texas. March 2017.

Galvez JA, Wasey JO, Tan J, Ahumada LM, Acquah S, Simpao A, Rehman MA, Fiadjoe JE.: Description of airway management techniques in a general population of children ages birth to one year of age. Society for Pediatric Anesthesia Annual Meeting, Austin, TX. March 2017.

Jorge A. Gálvez: Video documentary of Blue Sky Surgical Mission, Croix des Bouquettes, Haiti. February 2017.

Simpao AF, Ahumada LM, Galvez JA, Bonafide CP, Wartman EC, England WR, Lingappan AM, Kilbaugh TJ, Jawad AF, Rehman MA.: The timing and prevalence of intraoperative hypotension in infants undergoing laparoscopic pyloromyotomy at a tertiary pediatric hospital (accepted for publication) Pediatric Anesthesia 27(1): 66-76, January 2017 Notes:

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