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Akira Nishisaki, MD, MSCE

Associate 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
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Dept. of Anesthesiology and Critical Care
Division of Critical Care, Main Bldg, Suite 8566
34th & Civic Center Blvd.,
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-590-5505
Fax: 215-590-4327
Education:
MD (Doctor of Medicine)
Nagoya University School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan, 1995.
MSCE (Masters in Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics)
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, 2011.
Post-Graduate Training
General Resident, Okazaki City Hospital, Japan, 1995-1997.
House Staff in Pediatrics, Okazaki City Hospital, Japan, 1997-1999.
Intern in Pediatrics, U.S. Naval Hospital, Yokosuka, Japan, 1999-2000.
PGY-1, Pediatrics, St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center, NY, 2000-2001.
PGY2-3, Pediatrics, Maimonides Medical Center, NY, 2001-2003.
Pediatric Critical Care Medicine Fellowship, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, 2004-2006.
General Pediatric Academic Fellowship, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, 2006-2007.
Certifications
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), 1999.
Pediatric Advance Life Support (PALS), Provider, 1999.
Basic Life Support (BLS), 1999.
Japanese board of Pediatrics, 2001.
American Board of Pediatrics, General Pediatrics, 2003.
Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS), 2003.
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), Instructor, 2004.
American Board of Pediatrics, Subboard of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, 2006.
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Selected Publications

Watanabe I, Krawiec C, Giuliano J, Shenoi A, Nett S, Parson S, Al-Subu A, Napolitano N, Laverriere E, Nadkarni VM, Nishisaki A: Characterization and safety of tracheal tube change across 41 pediatric ICUs. Critical Care Medicine February 2018 Notes: Research snapshot Presentation at 47th Critical Care Congress, February 2018, San Antonio, TX.

Laverriere E, Craig N, Snyder M, Napolitano N, Thompson A, Berg RA, Nadkarni VM, Nishisaki A: Videolaryngoscopy implementation as a coaching device in an academic PICU. Critical Care Medicine February 2018 Notes: Research snapshot Presentation at 47th Critical Care Congress, February 2018, San Antonio, TX.

Napolitano N, Laverriere E, Craig N, Snyder M, Thompson A, Davis DH, Nadkarni VM, Nishisaki A: Apneic oxygenation as a quality improvement intervention in an academic PICU. Critical Care Medicine February 2018 Notes: Research snapshot Presentation at 47th Critical Care Congress, February 2018, San Antonio, TX.

Napolitano N, Emeriaud G, Polikoff L, Giuliano J, Toedt-Pingel I, Miksa M, Li S, Nadkarni VM, Nishisaki A: Noninvasive ventilation factors associated with the safety of tracheal intubation. Critical Care Medicine February 2018 Notes: Research snapshot Presentation at 47th Critical Care Congress, February 2018, San Antonio, TX.

Mokhateb-Rafii T, Bakar A, Gangadharan S, Gradidge E, Tellez D, Ruppe M, Nadkarni VM, Nishisaki A: Risk of tracheal intubation adverse events associated with hypoxia in children with heart disease. Critical Care Medicine February 2018 Notes: Research snapshot Presentation at 47th Critical Care Congress, February 2018, San Antonio, TX.

Kojima T, Laverriere EK, Owen EB, Harwayne-Gidansky I, Shenoi AN, Napolitano N, Rehder KJ, Adu-Darko MA, Nett ST, Spear D, Meyer K, Giuliano JS Jr, Tarquinio KM, Sanders RC Jr, Lee JH, Simon DW, Vanderford PA, Lee AY, Brown CA 3rd, Skippen PW, Breuer RK, Toedt-Pingel I, Parsons SJ, Gradidge EA, Glater LB, Culver K, Li S, Polikoff LA, Howell JD, Nuthall G, Bysani GK, Graciano AL, Emeriaud G, Saito O, Orioles A, Walson K, Jung P, Al-Subu AM, Ikeyama T, Shetty R, Yoder KM, Nadkarni VM, Nishisaki A; National Emergency Airway Registry for Children (NEAR4KIDS) Collaborators and Pediatric Acute Lung Injury and Sepsis Investigators (PALISI): Clinical impact of external laryngeal manipulation during laryngoscope on tracheal intubation success in critically ill children. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine 19(2): 106-114, February 2018.

Langhan ML, Emerson BL, Nett S, Pinto M, Harwayne-Gidansky I, Rehder KJ, Krawiec C, Meyer K, Giuliano JS Jr, Owen EB, Tarquinio KM, Sanders RC Jr, Shepherd M, Bysani GK, Shenoi AN, Napolitano N, Gangadharan S, Parsons SJ, Simon DW, Nadkarni VM, Nishisaki A; for Pediatric Acute Lung Injury and Sepsis Investigators (PALISI) and National Emergency Airway Registry for Children (NEAR4KIDS) Investigators: End-tidal carbon dioxide use for tracheal intubation: Analysis from the National Emergency Airway Registry for Children (NEAR4KIDS) Registry. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine 19(2): 98-105, February 2018.

Laverriere E, Craig N, Napolitano N, Snyder M, Berg RA, Nadkarni VM, Fiadjoe J, Nishisaki A: Videolaryngoscopy-facilitated tracheal intubation coaching and technical debrief. Critical Care Medicine February 2018 Notes: Research snapshot Presentation at 47th Critical Care Congress, February 2018, San Antonio, TX.

Wolfe HA, Morgan RW, Topjian AA, Fink E, Berg RA, Nadkarni VM, Nishisaki A, Sutton RM: Process deviations during pediatric resuscitation are associated with decreased survival. Critical Care Medicine February 2018 Notes: Research snapshot Presentation at 47th Critical Care Congress, February 2018, San Antonio, TX.

Nishisaki A, Napolitano N, Buffman H, Nadkarni VM: Impact of realtime bag mask feedback system in infants with normal and low compliance lungs. Critical Care Medicine February 2018 Notes: Research snapshot Presentation at 47th Critical Care Congress, February 2018, San Antonio, TX.

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