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Jorge Augusto Gálvez, M.D.

Jorge Augusto Gálvez, M.D.

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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 (enrolled, expected completion 2016), 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

Jackson Alexander: Nine-year-old with bilateral hand transplant throws first pitch at O's game. http://www.espn.com/mlb/story/_/id/17205371/nine-year-old-double-hand-transplant-throws-first-pitch-baltimore-orioles-game. ESPN, August 2 2016 Notes: Zion Harvey received a bilateral hand transplant at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Our team provided 3D printed models for the surgical planning and identification of the donor's hands.

MICHAEL TANENBAUM : WATCH: Zion Harvey, CHOP patient who received new hands, throws first pitch for Orioles. http://www.phillyvoice.com/watch-zion-harvey-chop-patient-who-received-new-hands-throws-first-pitch-orioles/ Philly Voice, August 2016.

KATIE KINDELAN: First Kid to Receive Dual Hand Transplant Throws First Pitch at Baltimore Orioles Game. http://abcnews.go.com/Health/kid-receive-dual-hand-transplant-throws-pitch-baltimore/story?id=41089608 August 2016.

Chua P, Hill-Kayser C, Ahumada LM, Jalal A, Lingappan AM, Simpao AF, Jawad A, Rehman MA, Gálvez JA.: Pediatric External Beam Radiation Therapy treatment interruptions associated with change in airway management in pediatric radiation oncology - A 4-year retrospective cohort study. Anesthesia & Analgesia, proceedings from International Anesthesia Research Society Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA. May 2016.

Isserman R, McGinnis S, Galvez J, Simpao A: The case of the vanishing neck mass: compression of prevertebral neurofibromas by a supraglottic airway device in a child. Society for Pediatric Anesthesia Annual Meeting, Colorado Springs, CO. April 2016.

Allan Simpao, Jorge Galvez, Ankeet Udani.: "Journal Launches Twitter Club With Duke" ASA Monitor. American Society of Anesthesiologists, Page: 34, April 2016 Notes: www.asamonitor.org.

Yuan I, Bruins B, Kiell E, Javia L, Galvez J: Pediatric awake tracheostomy. Society for Pediatric Anesthesia Annual Meeting, Colorado Springs, CO. April 2016.

Ngo T, Wartman E, England R, Galvez J, Lingappan A, Rehman M, Simpao A: Significant caudal epidural catheter migration in pediatric patients despite cyanoacrylate adhesive fixation Society for Pediatric Anesthesia Annual Meeting, Colorado Springs, CO. April 2016.

Gurnaney H, Fiadjoe J, Levine S, Chang B, Del Valle H, Galvez J, Rehman M: Anesthetic management of the First Pediatric Hand transplant. Society for Pediatric Anesthesia Annual Meeting, Colorado Springs, CO. April 2016.

Chua P, Ahumada L, Hill-Kayser C, Jalali A, Tan J, Lingappan A, Simpao A, Jawad A, Rehman M, Galvez J: Visual analytic exploration of airway management strategies and interruptions of external beam radiation therapy for children requiring general anesthesia. Society for Pediatric Anesthesia Annual Meeting, Colorado Springs, CO. April 2016.

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Last updated: 11/13/2016
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