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Scott Douglas Cook-Sather, MD

Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department: Anesthesiology and Critical Care

Contact information
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine/Room 9349
34th Street and Civic Center Blvd
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4399
Office: 215-590-1447
Fax: 215-590-1415
Education:
B.S. (Chemistry)
Stanford University, 1985.
M.D. (Medical Science)
Stanford University, 1990.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern, Medicine, University of California, San Francisco , 1990-1991.
Resident, Anesthesiology , Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 1991-1994.
Fellow, Pediatric Anesthesiology, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, 1994-1994.
Fellow, Pediatric Cardiac Anesthesiology, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA , 1995-1995.
Certifications
American Board of Anesthesiology, 1995.
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Description of Research Expertise

Preoperative fasting guidelines for infants and children
Anesthetic implications of pyloric stenosis

Description of Clinical Expertise

Pediatric anesthesia
Difficult pediatric airway
Anesthesia in developing countries
Anesthesia for pediatric liver tranplantation
Anesthesia and chronic childhood disorders
Pediatric pain management

Description of Other Expertise

OR Administration

Selected Publications

Ion T., Cook-Sather S.D., Nance M.L., Finkel R.S., Cucchiaro G.: Fascia iliaca block for an infant with arthrogryposis multiplex congenita undergoing muscle biopsy. Anesthesia and Analgesia 100: 82-4, 2005.

Berkowitz D., Kaye R., Markowitz S.D., Cook-Sather S.D.: Inadvertent extra-epidural catheter placement in an infant. Anesthesia and Analgesia 100: 365-6, 2005.

Cook-Sather S.D., Nicolson S.C., Schreiner M.S., Maxwell L.G., Park J.J., Gallagher P.R., Cohen D.E.: Proponents of liberalized fasting guidelines. Anesthesiology 102: 236-7, 2005.

Cook-Sather S.D.: Ophthalmologic Complications and Pediatric Anesthesia (Chapter X). Complications in Anesthesiology, Second Edition. Atlee J.L. (eds.). W.B. Saunders, Philadelphia, Page: in press, 2005.

Cook-Sather S.D., Harris K.A., Chiavacci R., Gallagher P.R., Schreiner M.S.: A liberalized fasting guideline for formula-fed infants does not increase average gastric fluid volume before elective surgery. Anesthesia and Analgesia 96: 965-9, 2003.

Markowitz S.D., Cucchiaro G., Cook-Sather S.D., Litman R.S., Friskel L.A., Cladis F.: Complications using a styletted epidural catheter placed by the caudal approach. 2003 Notes: Poster presentation at the ASRA Annual Meeting in San Diego, CA, April 2003.

Cook-Sather S.D., Harris K.A., Schreiner M.S.: Cisapride does not prevent postoperative emesis in children. Anesthesia and Analgesia 94: 50-4, 2002.

Cook-Sather S.D., Schreiner M.S.: Pediatric Anesthesia Techniques (Chapter 5). Pediatric Oculoplastic Surgery. Katowitz J.A. (eds.). Springer-Verlag, New York, Page: 61-82, 2002.

Cook-Sather S.D., Harris K.A., Chiavacci R., Gallagher P.R., Schreiner M.S.: A liberalized fasting guideline for formula-fed infants does not increase average gastic fluid volume prior to elective surgery. 2001 Notes: Poster presentation at the Society for Pediatric Anesthesia Annual Winter Meeting, San Diego, CA, February 2001.

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Last updated: 05/29/2014
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