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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
Faculty Member, Department of Emergency Medicine, Center for Resuscitation Science, University of Pennsylvania
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 (Biology, Integrated Honors Program)
Duquesne University, 1998.
MD (Medicine)
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 2002.
MSCE (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.
Fellow, 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, 2016.
Basic Life Support, 2016.
Recertification, Advanced Cardiac Life Support, 2016.
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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

Morgan RW, French B, Kilbaugh TJ, Naim MY, Wolfe HA, Bratinov G, Shoap W, Hsieh TC, Nadkarni VM, Berg RA, Sutton RM: A quantitative comparison of physiologic indicators of cardiopulmonary resuscitation quality: Diastolic blood pressure versus end-tidal carbon dioxide. Resuscitation 104: 6-11, July 2016.

Berg RA, Nadkarni VM, Clark AE, Moler F, Meert K, Harrison RE, Newth CJ, Sutton RM, Wessel DL, Berger JT, Carcillo J, Dalton H, Heidemann S, Shanley TP, Zuppa AF, Doctor A, Tamburro RF, Jenkins TL, Dean JM, Holubkov R, Pollack MM: Incidence and outcomes of cardiopulmonary resuscitation in pediatric intensive care units. Critical Care Medicine 44(4): 798-808, April 2016.

Raymond TT, Bonafide CP, Praestgaard A, Nadkarni VM, Berg RA, Parshuram CS, Hunt EA; American Heart Association Get With the Guidelines-Resuscitation Investigators: Pediatric medical emergency team events and outcomes: A report of 3647 events from the American Heart Association’s Get With the Guidelines-Resuscitation Registry. Hospital Pediatrics 6(2): 57-64, February 2016 Notes: (Robert Sutton Collaborator).

Niles D, Dewan M, Zebuhr C, Wolfe HA, Bonafide CP, Sutton RM, DiLiberto MA, Boyle L, Napolitano N, Morgan RW, Stinson H, Leffelman J, Nishisaki A, Berg RA, Nadkarni VM: A pragmatic checklist to identify pediatric ICU patients at risk for cardiac arrest or code bell activation. Resuscitation 99: 33-37, February 2016.

Naim MY, Sutton RM, Friess SH, Bratinov G, Bhalala U, Kilbaugh TJ, Lampe J, Nadkarni VM, Becker LB, Berg RA: Blood pressure and coronary perfusion pressure targeted cardiopulmonary resuscitation improves 24-Hour survival from ventricular fibrillation cardiac arrest Critical Care Medicine In Press 2016.

Berg RA, Nadkarni VM, Sutton RM , Dean M, Pollack M: Authors’ response to Nunez-Rodriguez letter. Critical Care Medicine In Press 2016.

Ferguson MA, Sutton RM, Karlsson M, Sjovall F, Becker LB, Berg RA, Margulies SS, Kilbaugh TJ: Increased platelet mitochondrial respiration after cardiac arrest and resuscitation as a potential peripheral biosignature of cerebral bioenergetics dysfunction. Journal of Bioenergetics and Biomembranes In Press 2016.

Morgan R, Stinson H, Sutton RM, Berg RA, Wolfe HA, Kilbaugh TJ: Cardiac arrest secondary to massive pulmonary embolism in two adolescent patients. Critical Care Medicine 43(12 Suppl), December 2015 Notes: Poster Presentation at the 45th Critical Care Medicine Congress, February 2016, Orlando, FL.

Cheng A, Hunt EA, Grant D, Lin Y, Duff JP, White ML, Peterson DT, Zhong J, Grant V, Gottesman R, Sudikoff S, Doan Q, Nadkarni VM, for the International Network for Simulation-based Pediatric Innovation, Research, and Education (INSPIRE) CPR Investigators : Variability in quality of chest compressions provided during simulated cardiac arrest across nine pediatric institutions Resuscitation 97: 13-19, December 2015 Notes: (Robert Sutton Collaborator).

Stinson HR, Srinivasan V, Topjian AA, Sutton RM, Nadkarni VM, Berg RA, Raymond TT for the GWTG-R investigators: Delayed invasive airway placement and cardiac arrest in pediatric acute respiratory compromise. Critical Care Medicine 43(12 Suppl), December 2015 Notes: Poster Presentation at the 45th Society of Critical Care Medicine Congress Meeting, February 2016, Orlando, FL.

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Last updated: 05/04/2016
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