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Rhonda A Alexis, M.D.

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

Contact information
Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
34th Street and Civic Center Boulevard
Main Building, 9th Floor, Suite 9329
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-590-4130
Fax: 215-590-1415
Education:
M.D.
University of the West Indies, 1986.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern in Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Surgery, OB/GYN, Community Medicine, Port of Spain General Hospital, Trinidad, 1986-1988.
House Officer in Obstetrics and Gynecology and Emergency Medicine, Port of Spain General Hospital, Trinidad, 1988-1990.
Pediatric Internship, Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, Newark, NJ, 1990-1991.
Resident, Pediatrics, Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, Newark, NJ, 1991-1993.
Resident, Anesthesiology, Albert Einstein/Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY, 1993-1996.
Fellow, Pediatric Anesthesiology and Pediatric Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, 1997-1998.
Certifications
American Board of Pediatrics, 1993.
American Board of Anesthesiology , 1998.
American Board of Anesthesiology,Certification in Pediatric Anesthesia, 2015.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Reflux with the LMA or ETT in children for Ambulatory Surgery

Comparison of costs and efficacy of Ondansetron and Dolasetron in the prophylaxis of postoperative vomiting in pediatric patients undergoing ambulatory surgery

Description of Other Expertise

Instructor for both PALS and ACLS. Local and National
Non Operating Room Anesthesia
Simulation facilitator
Regional Anesthesia
Medical Director Oncology Anesthesia

Selected Publications

Watcha MF, Alexis R: Assessing the cost of new anesthetic drugs. Current Anesthesiology 4, 2000.

Ahee P, Alexis R: Infectious diarrhea in children etiologic agents, retrospective study. Trinidad Medical Journal 4, 1984.

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Last updated: 11/29/2016
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