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Robert M. Sutton, MD, MSCE

Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
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
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 267-426-7802
Fax: 215-590-4327
Education:
BS (Integrated Honors Program)
Duquesne University, 1998.
MD (School of Medicine)
University of Pittsburgh , 2002.
MSCE (Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics)
University of Pennsylvania, 2010.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern, Pediatrics, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia PA , 2002-2003.
Resident, Pediatrics, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia PA, 2003-2005.
Fellowship, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia PA , 2005-2008.
Certifications
American Board of Pediatrics, General Pediatrics , 2005.
American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, 2008.
Recertification, Advanced Trauma Life Support, 2014.
Recertification, Pediatric Advanced Life Support, 2014.
Recertification, Advanced Cardiac Life Support, 2014.
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Description of Research Expertise

Pediatric CPR quality research with a focus on evaluating novel interventions, both educational and technological, with the overall goal to improve care delivered to children during resuscitation attempts.

Selected Publications

Cheng A, Overly F, Kessler D, Nadkarni VM, Lin Y, Doan Q, Duff JP, Tofil NM, Bhanji F, Adler M, Charnovich A, Hunt EA, Brown LL, for the International Network for Simulation-based Pediatric Innovation, Research, Education (INSPIRE) CPR Investigators: Perception of CPR quality: Influence of CPR feedback, Just-in-Time CPR training and provider role. Resuscitation 87: 44-50, February 2015.

Sutton RM, Friess SH, Naim MY, Lampe JW, Bratinov G, Weiland TR, Garuccio M, Nadkarni VM, Becker LB, Berg RA: Patient-centric blood pressure targeted CPR improves survival from cardiac arrest. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 190(11): 1255-1262, December 2014.

Meaney PA, French B, Parshuram C, Schexnayder S, Edelson D, Abella B, Merchant R, Sutton RM: Physiological monitoring of CPR quality is associated with improved survival from cardiac arrest. Critical Care Medicne 42(12): #225, December 2014 Notes: Poster Presentation at at the 44th Critical Care Congress, January 2015, Phoenix, AZ and also Annual Scientific Award.

Friess SH, Sutton RM, French B, Bhalala U, Maltese MR, Naim MY, Bratinov G, Rodriguez SA, Weiland TR, Garuccio M, Nadkarni VM, Becker LB, Berg RA: Hemodynamic directed CPR improves cerebral perfusion pressure and brain tissue oxygenation. Resuscitation 85(9): 1298-1303, September 2014.

Sutton RM, French B, Niles DE, Donoghue A, 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.

Sutton RM, Friess SH, Maltese MR, Naim MY, Bratinov G, Weiland TR, Garuccio M, Bhalala U, Nadkarni VM, Becker LB, Berg RA: Hemodynamic-directed cardiopulmonary resuscitation during in-hospital cardiac arrest resuscitation. Resuscitation 85(8): 983-986, August 2014.

Wolfe HA, Zebuhr C, Topjian AA, Nishisaki A, Niles DE, Meaney PA, Boyle L, Giordano RT, Davis D, 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.

Sutton RM, Wolfe HA, Meaney PA: Imagine what we will "know" tomorrow: The naked truth about cardiopulmonary resuscitation quality research. Resuscitation 85(6): 722-723, June 2014.

Sutton RM, Niles, DE, French B, Maltese MR, Leffelman J, Eilevstjonn J, Wolfe H, Nishisaki A, Meaney PA, Berg RA, Nadkarni VM: First quantitative analysis of cardiopulmonary resuscitation quality during in-hospital cardiac arrest of young children. Resuscitation 85(1): 70-74, January 2014.

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