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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.
Program Leader for the simulation group for the Department of Pediatric Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, 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

Man Janice Y, Gurnaney Harshad G, Dubow Scott R, DiMaggio Theresa J, Kroeplin Gina R, Adzick N Scott, Muhly Wallis T: A retrospective comparison of thoracic epidural infusion and multimodal analgesia protocol for pain management following the minimally invasive repair of pectus excavatum. Paediatric anaesthesia 27(12): 1227-1234, Dec 2017.

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, Arjunan Ganesh: Upper Respiratory Tract Infection. Complications in Anesthesia Practice Dr. Fleisher and Dr.Rosenbaum (eds.). Elsevier, 3rd edition, 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 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.

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