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Harshad G. Gurnaney, MBBS, MPH

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
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine
34th Street and Civic Center Boulevard
Main Building, 9th Floor, Suite 9329
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4399
Office: 215-590-5850
Fax: 215-590-1415
MBBS (Medicine)
Seth G.S. Medical College, Mumbai, India, 1996.
MPH (Public Health)
State University of New York at Albany, 2000.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern in Surgery, Department of Surgery, Abington Memorial Hospital, Abington, PA, 2000-2001.
Resident in Anesthesiology, Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, 2001-2004.
Fellow in Anesthesia, Pediatric Anesthesiology, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, 2004-2005.
American Board of Anesthesiology, 2005.
Pediatric Anesthesiology, 2014.
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Description of Research Expertise

Pedatric regional anesthesia.

Acute postoprative pain management

Simulation in pedatric anesthesia

Description of Clinical Expertise

Pedatric regional anesthesia.

Pediatric liver transplant.

Acute postoprative pain management.

Simulation in pedatric anesthesia.

Selected Publications

Gurnaney HG, Muhly WT, Kraemer FW, Cucchiaro G, Ganesh A: Safety of pediatric continuous interscalene block catheters placed under general anesthesia: A single center's experience. Acta Anaesthesiologica Scandinavica. Wiley-Blackwell, Accepted for publication 2015.

John E. Fiadjoe, Matthew Hirschfeld, Stephan Wu, James Markley, Harshad Gurnaney, Abbas F. Jawad, Paul Stricker, Todd Kilbaugh, Patrick Ross, Pete Kovatsis.: A Prospective Randomised Multi-Institutional Crossover Study Comparing the GlideScope® Cobalt Video Laryngoscope to the Flexible Fiberoptic Bronchoscope in the AirSim Pierre Robin Infant Manikin. Pediatric Anesthesia Accepted for publication 2015.

Muhly WT, George P, Maxwell LG, Gurnaney HG, Capuco A, Kraemer FW, Ganesh A : A retrospective comparison of ropivacaine and chloroprocaine continuous epidural analgesia for management of post thoracotomy pain in infants. ASA Annual Meeting October 2014.

Adams D, Gurnaney HG, Lockman J, Fiadjoe J : A comparative study of Flexible Fiberoptic Bronchoscopy to Video Laryngoscopy: A review of a prospectively collected Pediatric Difficult Intubation (PeDi) registry. ASA Annual Meeting October 2014.

Olutunmbi Y, Gurnaney HG, Galvez JA, Simpao AF: Ultrasound-guided regional anesthesia in a pediatric patient with acute intermittent porphyria: Literature review and case report. Middle East Journal of Anesthesiology 22(5): 511, June 2014.

Qi J, Du B, Gurnaney H, Lu P, Zuo Y.: A prospective randomized observer-blinded study to assess postoperative analgesia provided by an ultrasound-guided bilateral thoracic paravertebral block for children undergoing the nuss procedure. Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine 39(3): 208-213, May-June 2014.

Fiadjoe JE, Isserman RS, Gurnaney H, Kovatsis PG: GlideScope Cobalt Videolaryngoscope: Mirrors and illusions. Anesthesiology March 2014.

Gurnaney H, Kraemer FW, Maxwell L, Muhly WT, Schleelein L, Ganesh A: Ambulatory continuous peripheral nerve blocks in children and adolescents: A longitudinal 8-year single center study. Anesthesia and Analgesia 118(3): 621-627, March 2014.

Margolies R, Gurnaney H, Egeth M, Fink N, Soosaar J, Shames A, Rehman M: Positioning patient status monitors in a family waiting room. Health Environments Research and Design Journal Page: accepted for publication, 2014.

Gurnaney H, Ganesh A: Regional anesthesia for the pediatric anesthesiologist. Pediatric Anesthesiology Review Topics. Justin Lockman (eds.). Naerthwyn Press, LLC, 10(5): 835-1025, October 2013.

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Last updated: 05/20/2015
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