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Lynne Gerson Maxwell, AB, MD

Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Diversity Search Advisor, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
Department: Anesthesiology and Critical Care

Contact information
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine
34th Street and Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-590-3842
Fax: 215-590-1415
AB (Biochemical Sciences)
Harvard University, 1969.
MD (Medicine)
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 1973.
Ac (Physician Acupuncture)
Harvard CME, 2010.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern in Pediatrics, The Johns Hopkins Hospital , 1973-1974.
Resident in Pediatrics, The Johns Hopkins Hospital , 1974-1976.
Resident in Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, 1982-1984.
Fellow in Obstetric Anesthesia, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, 1985-1985.
American Board of Pediatrics, 1978.
American Board of Anesthesiology, 1986.
American Board of Anesthesiology Subspecialty Certification in Pediatric Anesthesiology, 2013.
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Description of Research Expertise

Anesthesia neurotoxicity
Neonatal and infant pharmacolocy

Description of Clinical Expertise

Pediatric difficult airway management
Neonatal anesthesia
Pediatric pain management

Selected Publications

Stricker PA, Zuppa AF, Fiadjoe JE, Maxwell LG, Sussman EM, Pruitt EY, Goebel TK, Gastonguay MR, Taylor JA, Bartlett SP, Schreiner MS: Population pharmacokinetics of epsilon-aminocaproic acid in infants undergoing craniofacial reconstruction surgery. British Journal of Anaesthesia January 2013.

Gurnaney H, Kraemer FW, Maxwell LG, Muhly WT, Schleelein L, Ganesh A: Ambulatory continuous peripheral nerve blocks in children and adolescents: A longitudinal eight year single center study. Anesthesia and Analgesia 2013 Notes: In Press.

Simpao AF, Schwartz AJ, Maxwell LG, Rehman MA: Cephalad migration of pediatric caudal epidural catheters associated with change from prone to supine position. Anesthesiology 117(6): 1353, December 2012.

Gurnaney HG, Maxwell LG, Kraemer FW, Goebel T, Nance ML, Ganesh A: Prospective randomized observer-blinded study comparing the analgesic efficacy of ultrasound-guided rectus sheath block and local anaesthetic infiltration for umbilical hernia repair. British Journal of Anaesthesia 107(5): 790-795, November 2011.

Tran KM, Maxwell LG, Cohen DE, Adamson PC, Moll V, Kurth CD, Galinkin JL: Quantification of serum fentanyl concentrations from umbilical cord blood during ex utero intrapartum therapy. Anesthesia and Analgesia 114(6): 1265-1267, October 2011.

Stricker PA, Cladis FP, Fiadjoe JE, McCloskey JJ, Maxwell LG: Perioperative management of children undergoing craniofacial reconstruction surgery: a practice survey. Paediatric Anaesthesia May 2011.

Ganesh A, Wells L, Ganley T, Maxwell LG, Cucchiaro G: Interscalene brachial plexus block for post-operative analgesia following shoulder arthroscopy in children and adolescents. Acta Anaesthesiologica Scandinavica 52(1): 162-163, January 2008.

Ganesh A, Rose JB, Wells L, Ganley T, Gurnaney H, Maxwell LG, DiMaggio T, Milovcich K, Scollon M, Feldman JM, Cucchiaro G: Continuous peripheral nerve blockade for inpatient and outpatient postoperative analgesia in children. Anesthesia & Analgesia 105(5): 1234-1242, November 2007.

Cucchiaro G, Adzick SN, Rose JB, Maxwell LG, Watcha M: A comparison of epidural bupivacaine-fentanyl and bupivacaine-clonidine in children undergoing the Nuss procedure. Anesthesia & Analgesia 103(2): 322-327, August 2006.

Maxwell LG, Kaufmann SC, Bitzer S, Jackson EV, McGready J, Kost-Byerly S, Kozlowski L, Rothman SK, Yaster M: The effects of a small-dose naloxone infusion on opioid-induced side effects and analgesia in children and adolescents treated with intravenous patient-controlled analgesia: A double-blind, prospective, randomized, controlled study. Anesthesia & Analgesia 100(4): 953-958, April 2005.

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