Marissa A. Brunetti, M.D.

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Assistant Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology and Critical Care
Department: Anesthesiology and Critical Care

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The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine
34th Street and Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104
BA (Philosophy)
University of Scranton, 1998.
BS (Biology)
University of Scranton, 1998.
MD (Medicine)
Jefferson Medical College, 2002.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Cardiac Critical Care
Congenital heart disease

Description of Other Expertise


Description of Research Expertise

Outcomes and database research

Selected Publications

Brunetti MA, Retzloff LB, Lehrich JL, Gaynor JW, Pasquali SK, Bailly DK, Klugman D, Koch J, Lasa JJ, Gaies M. : Characteristics, Risk Factors and Outcomes of Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Use in the Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Unit Oral Presentation. Congenital Heart Disease and The Year in Review Session, American College of Cardiology March 2017 Notes: Washington, D.C.

Gardner MM, Dori Y, Mascio CE, Kozyak BW, Naim M, Rychik J, Brunetti MA.: Management of Massive Pulmonary Artery Emboli in a Fontan Patient with Protein Losing Enteropathy. Oral Presentation. Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Society Meeting December 2016.

Smith A, Anand V, Banerjee M, Bates KE, Brunetti MA, Cooper DS, Lehrich J, Mistry KP, Pasquali SK, Shin AY, Tabbutt S, Gaies MG.: Patient and Hospital-Level Predictors of Early Unplanned Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Unit Readmissions Oral Presentation. American Heart Association November 2016.

Noje C, Bembea M, Nelson K, Brunetti MA, Hunt E, Klein B, Shaffner D: Interfacility Transport of Pediatric Patients in Cardiac Arrest. Society of Critical Care Medicine Annual Congress February 2016.

Procaccini D, Woods-Hill C, Bisker P, Ascenzi J, Wieczorek B, McNamara L, Brunetti MA: Optimizing the Discharge Process for Pediatric Patients in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit: Pilot Review of Discharge Prescriptions by Unit Pharmacists. Armstrong Safety Institute Research Day October 2015.

Brunetti MA, Glatz AC, McCardle K, Mott AR, Ravishankar C, Gaynor JW: Risk factors for unplanned readmission of patients to the pediatric cardiac intensive care unit. World Journal for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery 6: 597-603, 2015.

Johnson JT, Sleeper LA, Chen S, Ohye RG, Gaies MG, Williams IA, Sachdeva, Pruetz JD, Tatum GH, Thacker D, Brunetti MA, Frommelt MA, Jacobs JP, Kirsh JA, Lambert LM, Newburger JW, Pemberton VL, Zyblewski SC, Divanovic AA, Pinto NM for the Pediatric Heart Network Investigators: Associations Between Day of Admission and Day of Surgery on Outcome and Resource Utilization in Infants with Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome Undergoing Stage I Palliation From the Single Ventricle Reconstruction Trial. American Journal of Cardiology 116: 1263-1269, 2015.

Johnson JT, Sleeper LA, Chen S, Williams IA, Sachdeva R, Pruetz J, Ohye RG, Gaies M, Thacker D, Tatum G, Brunetti M, Frommelt M, Jacobs J, Kirsh J, Lambert LM, Newburger J, Pemberton V, Zyblewski S, Pinto NM: Does weekend admission affect outcome and resource utilization in infants undergoing stage I palliation? A report from the single ventricle reconstruction trial. American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference October 2014 Notes: Oral presentation.

Peddy SB, Brunetti MA, Schwartz JM: Perioperative critical care of the pediatric cardiac surgical patient. Johns Hopkins Manual of Cardiothoracic Surgery. Yuh DD, Vricella LA Baumgartner WA (eds.). McGraw Hill, New York, NY, Page: 973-982, 2014.

Schwartz JM, Brunetti MA: Cyanotic heart defects. Neonatal and Pediatric Respiratory Care: a Patient Case Method Perretta J (eds.). F.A. Davis, Philadelphia, PA, 1st Edition, 2014.

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