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Alexis A. Topjian, MD

Assistant 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 Anesthesia and Critical Care Medicine
34th Street and Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-590-3915
Fax: 215-590-4327
Education:
BA (Biology)
Harvard College, 1996.
MD (Medicine)
Columbia College of Physicians & Surgeons, 2001.
MSCE (Masters in Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics)
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 2011.
Post-Graduate Training
Resident in Pediatrics, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, 2001-2004.
Fellowship in Critical Care Medicine, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, 2004-2007.
Certifications
Pediatric Advanced Life Support - Instructor, 2007.
Advanced Cardiac Life Support, 2015.
American Board of Pediatrics, 2015.
Pediatric Advanced Life Support, 2015.
Sub-Board of Pediatric Critical Care, 2015.
Advanced Trauma Life Support, 2016.
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Selected Publications

Sutton RM, French B, Niles DE, Donoghue AJ, Topjian AA, Nishisaki A, Leffelman J, Wolfe HA, Berg RA, Nadkarni VM, Meaney PA: 2010 American Heart Association recommended compression depths during pediatric in-hospital resuscitations are associated with survival. Resuscitation 85(9): 1179-1184, September 2014.

Wolfe HA, Zebuhr C, Topjian AA, Nishisaki A, Niles DE, Meaney PA, Boyle L, Giordano RT, Davis DH, Priestley MA, Apkon M, Berg RA, Nadkarni VM, Sutton RM: Interdisciplinary intensive care unit cardiac arrest debriefing improves survival outcomes. Critical Care Medicine 42(7): 1688-1695, July 2014.

Topjian AA, French B, Sutton RM, Conlon TW, Nadkarni VM, Moler FW, Dean JM, Berg RA: Early post-resuscitation hypotension is associated with increased mortality following pediatric cardiac arrest. Critical Care Medicine 42(6): 1518-1523, June 2014.

Yehya N, Topjian AA, Thomas NJ, Friess SH: Improved oxygenation 24 hours after transition to airway pressure release ventilation or high frequency oscillatory ventilation accurately discriminates survival in immunocompromised pediatric patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine 15(4): e147-e156, May 2014.

Wagenman KL, Blake TP, Sanchez SM, Schultheis MT, Radcliffe J, Berg RA, Dlugos DJ, Topjian AA, Abend NS: Electrographic status epilepticus and long-term outcome in critically ill children. Neurology 82(5): 396-404, February 2014.

Perman S, Goyal M, Neumar R, Topjian AA, Gaieski D: Clinical applications of targeted temperature management. Chest 145(2): 386-393, February 2014.

Topjian AA, Stuart A, Pabalan AA, Clair A, Kilbaugh TJ, Abend NS, Berg RA, Heuer GG, Storm PB, Huh JW, Friess SH: Risk factors associated with infections and need for permanent cerebrospinal fluid diversion in pediatric intensive care patients with externalized ventricular drains. Neurocritical Care February 2014 Notes: Epub ahead of print.

Topjian AA, Stuart A, Pabalan AA, Clair A, Kilbaugh TJ, Abend NS, Storm PB, Berg RA, Huh JW, Friess SH: Greater fluctuations in serum sodium levels are associated with increased mortality I children with externalized ventriculostomy drains in a pediatric intensive care unit. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine In Press 2014.

Yang A, Arndt DH, Berg R, Carpenter JL, Chapman KE, Dlugos DJ, Gallentine WB, Giza CC, Goldstein JL, Hahn CD, Lerner JT, Loddenkemper T, Matsumoto JH, Nash KB, Payne ET, Fernandez I, Shults J, Topjian AA, Williams K, Wusthoff CJ, Abend NS: Development and validation of a seizure prediction model in critically ill children. Seizure In Press 2014.

Conlon TW, Falkensammer CB, Hammond RS, Nadkarni VM, Berg RA, Topjian AA : Association of left ventricular systolic function and vasopressor support with survival following pediatric out of hospital cardiac arrest. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine In Press 2014.

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