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Nadir Yehya, MD

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
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Education:
BA (Molecular and Cell Biology)
University of California, 2000.
MD
David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, 2005.
Post-Graduate Training
Resident, Pediatrics, Children's Hospital of Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, 2005-2008.
Fellow, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, 2008-2011.
Certifications
American Board of Pediatrics, 2008.
American Board of Pediatrics, Subboard of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, 2012.
Advanced Cardiac Life Support, 2015.
Pediatric Advanced Life Support, 2015.
Advanced Trauma Life Support, 2016.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Mechanical ventilation

Description of Research Expertise

Ventilator induced lung injury

Selected Publications

Yehya Nadir, Topjian Alexis A, Thomas Neal J, Friess Stuart H: Improved Oxygenation 24 Hours After Transition to Airway Pressure Release Ventilation or High-Frequency Oscillatory Ventilation Accurately Discriminates Survival in Immunocompromised Pediatric Patients With Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine Jan 2014.

Yehya N, Dominick CL, Connelly JT, Davis DH, Minneci PC, Deans KJ, McCloskey JJ, Kilbaugh TJ: High frequency percussive ventilation and bronchoscopy during extracorporeal life support in children. ASAIO Journal In Press 2014.

Rizkalla Nicole A, Dominick Cheryl L, Fitzgerald Julie C, Thomas Neal J, Yehya Nadir: High-frequency percussive ventilation improves oxygenation and ventilation in pediatric patients with acute respiratory failure. Journal of critical care Nov 2013.

Yehya N, Thomas NJ: The nose knows what it wants: High-flow nasal cannula versus nasopharyngeal continuous positive airway pressure. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine 14(7): 730-731, September 2013 Notes: Editorial.

Davidovich Nurit, DiPaolo Brian C, Lawrence Gladys G, Chhour Peter, Yehya Nadir, Margulies Susan S: Cyclic stretch-induced oxidative stress increases pulmonary alveolar epithelial permeability. American Journal of Respiratory Cell and Molecular Biology 49(1): 156-64, July 2013.

Yehya N, Topjian AA, Lin RJ, Berg RA, Thomas NJ, Friess SH: High frequency oscillation and airway pressure release ventilation in pediatric respiratory failure. Pediatric Pulmonology July 2013.

Yehya N, Dominick CL, Topjian AA, Davis DH, Connelly J, Minneci PC, Deans KJ, McCloskey JJ, Kilbaugh TJ: HFPV as an adjunct to pulmonary toilet while on ECLS. 29th Annual CNMC Symposium: ECMO and the Advanced Therapies for Respiratory Failure Keystone, CO February 2013 Notes: Oral Presentation.

Yehya N, Topjian AA, Lin RJ, Berg RA, Thomas N, Friess SH: Improvement in oxygenation index 24 hours after transition to nonconventional ventilation is associated with survival in immunocompromised pediatric patients with ARDS. Critical Care Medicine 40(12 Suppl): #384, December 2012 Notes: Poster Presentation at the 42nd Annual Critical Care Congress, San Juan PR, January 2013.

Davidovich N, Kim JE, Hummel J, Butler JG, Lawrence G, Song MJ, Yehya N, Margulies SS: Oxidative stress pathways in lung tissue slices under cyclic stretch conditions. The Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Fall Meeting 2012 Notes: Poster Presentation

Davidovich N, Lawrence GG, Dipaolo BC, Yehya N, Margulies SS: Cyclic stretch-induced HER activation in the pulmonary alveolar epithelia mediates ERK signaling. The Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Fall Meeting, Atlanta, GA 2012 Notes: Oral Presentation.

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Last updated: 04/14/2014
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