Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care

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Ronald Steven Litman, D.O.

Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Attending Anesthesiologist, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Chair, Pain and Sedation Committee, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Director of Clinical Research, Department of Anesthesiology & Critical Care, General Anesthesia Division, CHOP
Department: Anesthesiology and Critical Care

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Department of Anesthesiology & Critical Care
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
34th St & Civic Center Blvd
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-590-5091
Fax: 125-590-1415
B.A. (Biology)
State University of New York at Buffalo, 1980.
New York College of Osteopathic Medicine, Old Westbury, NY, 1985.
Post-Graduate Training
Pediatric Internship, Beth Israel Medical Center, NY, NY, 1985-1986.
Pediatric Residency, Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, 1986-1988.
Anesthesiology Residency, Mount Sinai Medical Center, NY, NY, 1988-1990.
Pediatric Anesthesia Fellowship, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, 1990-1991.
Rotating Osteopathic Internship, Mercy Suburban Hospital, Norristown, PA, 2001-2001.
American Board of Pediatrics (Recertified 1996, 2004), 1989.
American Board of Anesthesiology (voluntary recertification 2001), 1992.
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Description of Research Expertise

Pediatric sedation.
Sedation and anesthesia for MRI.
Effects of anesthetics and sedatives on upper airway patency.
Malignant Hyperthermia.

Description of Clinical Expertise

Pediatric anesthesia and sedation.
Anesthesia for radiologic procedures.
Malignant Hyperthermia.
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