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Harshad G. Gurnaney, MBBS, MPH

Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Director, Director of Simulation for General Anesthesia, 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

Singh D, Gurnaney H, Fiadjoe J: Effectiveness of a difficult airway-training tutorial in improving practitioner knowledge and ability to use a glidescope video laryngoscope and a fiberoptic bronchoscope for intubation in a mannequin. Pediatric Anesthesiology 2017 March 2017.

Blasius K, Lupa C, Baboolal H, Joyner B, Hobbs G, McDaniel M, Isaak R, Smith M, Singh D, Gurnaney H.: Professionalism and Communication Assessment for Milestones in Pediatric Anesthesia: Thinking Outside the Box. Pediatric Anesthesiology 2017 March 2017.

Harshad Gurnaney and Arjunan Ganesh: Epidural and Regional anesthesia. Fundamentals of Pediatric Surgery. Mattei P., Nichol P.F., Rollins, II M.D., Muratore C.S. (eds.). Springer-Verlag New York, 2nd edition, october 2016.

Devika Singh, Harshad Gurnaney, Ellen Deutsch. : Fidelity in simulation meaningful to trainer and trainee. Pediatric Anesthesiology 2016. March 2016.

Janice Y. Man, Scott D. Dubow, Theresa J. DiMaggio, Harshad G. Gurnaney, Wallis T. Muhly. : A Comparison of Thoracic Epidural Infusion and a Multimodal Analgesia Protocol for Pain Management Following the Nuss Procedure Pediatric Anesthesiology 2016 March 2016.

Devika Singh, Arjunan Ganesh and Harshad Gurnaney : Continuous peripheral nerve catheter: An alternate use. Pediatric Anesthesiology 2016 March 2016.

Gurnaney Harshad G, Fiadjoe John E, L Levin Scott, Chang Benjamin, Delvalle Heather, Gálvez Jorge, Rehman Mohamed A: Anesthetic management of the first pediatric bilateral hand transplant. Canadian journal of anaesthesia = Journal canadien d'anesthesie 63(6): 731-736, March 2016.

Ambardekar AP, Singh D, Lockman JL, Rodgers DL, Hales RL, Gurnaney HG, Nathan A, Deutsch ES.: Pediatric anesthesiology fellow education: is a simulation-based boot camp feasible and valuable? Pediatric anaesthesia. Wiley,(5), 481-7, March 2016.

Harshad Gurnaney and Devika Singh.: Simulation for practicing the ASRA guidelines for the management of Local Anesthetic Systemic Toxicity (LAST). Society of Pediatric Pain Management Newsletter. Anjana Kundu and Rita Agarwal. (eds.). Society for Pediatric Pain Medicine, Fall 2016.

Wallis T Muhly, Harshad Gurnaney and Arjunan Ganesh : Regional anesthesia for pediatric knee surgery: a review of the indications, procedures, outcomes, safety and challenges. Local and Regional Anesthesia. Dove Medical Press, 8: 85-91, November 2015.

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Last updated: 07/25/2017
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