Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care

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Ellen C. Jantzen, M.D.

Clinical Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care
Anesthesiologist , The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, University of Pennsylvania
Health System Clinician, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
Assistant Patient Safety Officer, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, King of Prussia Ambulatory Surgery Center
Medical Director , The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia King of Prussia Ambulatory Surgery Center
Department: Anesthesiology and Critical Care

Contact information
Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
9th floor Main Building, Suite 9329
34th Street & Civic Center Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-590-1858
Fax: 215-590-1415
Mount Holyoke College (Magna Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa), 1973.
Harvard Medical School, 1977.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern in Pediatrics , Stanford University Hospital, 1977-1978.
Resident in Pediatrics, Stanford University Hospital, 1978-1980.
Resident in Anesthesiology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 1980-1982.
Fellow in Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, 1982-1982.
National Board of Medical Examiners, 1978.
American Board of Pediatrics, 1981.
American Board of Anesthesiology, 1984.
American Board of Anesthesiology Subspecialty Certification in Pediatric Anesthesiology, 2014.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Pediatric anesthesia and PACU care.

Description of Other Expertise

Policies and procedures manuals for anesthesia departments.
Pediatric Ambulatory Center physical and clinical setups, preparation for state and federal inspections, equipment and supply selection

Selected Publications

Olutoye O, Jantzen EC, Alexis R, Rajchert D, Schreiner MS, Watcha MF: Comparison of the costs and efficacy of ondansetron and dolasetron in the prophylaxis of postoperative vomiting in pediatric patients undergoing ambulatory surgery. Anesthesia and Analgesia 97: 390-396, 2003.

Rose JB, Galinkin JL, Jantzen EC, Chiavacci RM: A study of lidocaine iontophoresis for pediatric venipuncture. Anesthesia and Analgesia 94: 867-71, 2002.

Fazi L, Jantzen EC, Rose J, Kurth CD, Watcha M: Preanesthetic medications - oral clonidine and oral midazolam: a comparison of recovery in the pediatric tonsillectomy patient. Anesthesia and Analgesia 92: 56-61, 2001.

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Last updated: 09/04/2016
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