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
3401 Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104
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.
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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

Puglia M, Galvez JA, Jablonka D.: Itching for an answer: should sugammadex be given for suspected vecuronium anaphylaxis? Society for Pediatric Anesthesia Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ. March 2018.

Yaport M, Simpao AF, Tan J, Wasey JO, Lingappan AM, Ahumada LM, Song B, Wu L, Rehman MA, Dubow S.: STBUR: Sleep Trouble Breathing and Unrefreshed questionnaire: Evaluation of screening tool for post- anesthesia care and disposition. Society for Pediatric Anesthesia Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ. March 2018 Notes: AAP John J. Downes Research Award Oral Presentation, Society for Pediatric Anesthesia Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ.

Ma A, Galvez JA, Tan J, Lingappan A, Simpao A.: One laryngospasm, two realities: the impact of data granularity on post hoc analysis of perioperative events. Society for Pediatric Anesthesia Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ. March 2018.

Park BH, Smith-Whitley K, Galvez JA, Rehman MA, Simpao AF: A 15-year retrospective review of 30-day post-anesthesia morbidity and mortality in children with sickle cell disease at a tertiary children’s hospital. Society for Pediatric Anesthesia Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ. March 2018.

Tan J, Kodavatiganti M, Galvez JA, Simpao AF, Dubow S.: Understanding the Patient Experience: Modes of Transportation and Perceived Transportation Barriers for Patients Scheduled for Elective Ambulatory Surgery at a Children’s Hospital. Society for Pediatric Anesthesia Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ. March 2018.

Simpao AF, Galvez JA, Wu L, Wartman EC, England WR, Rehman MA, Ngo TV.: The migration of caudally threaded thoracic epidural catheters in neonates and infants. Anesthesia & Analgesia. Jean Francois Pittet (eds.). 2018 Notes: accepted for publication.

Castella G, Galvez J, Ahumada L, Polanski M, Cai L, Cook-Sather S: Postoperative Pain Correlates With Tympanic Membrane and Middle Ear Condition During Pediatric Myringotomy: Preliminary Results of a Retrospective Cohort Study. American Society of Anesthesiologists, Annual Meeting October 2017.

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.

Galvez JA, Jalali A, Ahumada LM, Simpao AF, Rehman MA.: Neural network classifier for automatic detection of invasive versus noninvasive airway management technique based on respiratory monitoring parameters in a pediatric anesthesia. Journal of Medical Systems. Jesse M Ehrenfeld (eds.). 41(10), August 2017.

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Last updated: 03/13/2018
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