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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

Pediatric regional anesthesia.

Acute postoperative pain management

Simulation in the perioperative anesthesia

Description of Clinical Expertise

Pediatric regional anesthesia.

Pediatric liver transplant.

Acute postoperative pain management.

Simulation in the perioperative setting.

Selected Publications

Garcia-Marcinkiewicz A, Fiadjoe J, Adams H, Patel V, Gurnaney H, Peeples K, Lockman J, Kovatsis P : The impact of ventilation technique on complications in the PeDI difficult airway registry. Pediatric Anesthesiology 2018 March 2018.

Gurnaney Harshad G, Cook-Sather Scott D, Shaked Abraham, Olthoff Kim M, Rand Elizabeth B, Lingappan Arul M, Rehman Mohamed A: Extubation in the operating room after pediatric liver transplant: A retrospective cohort study. Paediatric anaesthesia 28(2): 174-178, Feb 2018.

Zhang Bin, Gurnaney Harshad G, Stricker Paul A, Galvez Jorge A, Isserman Rebecca S, Fiadjoe John E: A Prospective Observational Study of Technical Difficulty With GlideScope-Guided Tracheal Intubation in Children. Anesthesia and analgesia Page: in press, In press 2018.

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.

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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