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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
3401 Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104
BA (Molecular and Cell Biology)
University of California at Berkeley, 2000.
MD (Medicine)
David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California at Los Angeles, 2005.
MSCE (Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics)
University of Pennsylvania, 2018.
Post-Graduate Training
Resident, Pediatrics, Children's Hospital of Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, 2005-2008.
Fellow, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, 2008-2011.
American Board of Pediatrics, 2008.
American Board of Pediatrics, Subboard of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, 2012.
Pediatric Advanced Life Support, 2015.
Advanced Cardiac 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

Whitney J, Yehya N, Weiss SL: IL-6 at sepsis recognition is associated with poor functional outcome. Pediatric Critical Care Colloquium October 2018 Notes: Oral presentation, 25th Pediatric Critical Care Colloquium, 2018 October 5-7, Baltimore, MD.

Himebauch AS, Yehya N, Yan W, Conlon TW, Kilbuagh TJ, McGowan FX, Mercer-Rosa L: Early right ventricular systolic dysfunction and pulmonary hypertension are associated with worse outcomes in pediatric acute respiratory distress syndrome. Crit Care Med Aug 2018.

Dowell JC, Parvathaneni K, Thomas NJ, Khemani RG, Yehya N: Epidemiology of Cause of Death in Pediatric Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome. Crit Care Med Page: epub ahead of print, Aug 2018.

Yehya N, Keim G, Thomas NJ: Subtypes of pediatric acute respiratory distress syndrome have different predictors of mortality Intensive Care Med 44(8): 1230-1239, Aug 2018.

Khemani RG, Parvathaneni K, Yehya N, Bhalla AK, Thomas NJ, Newth CJL: PEEP Lower Than the ARDS Network Protocol is Associated with Higher Pediatric ARDS Mortality. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 198(1): 77-89, Jul 2018.

Bhalla AK, Yehya N, Mack WJ, Wilson ML, Khemani RG, Newth CJL: The Association Between Inhaled Nitric Oxide Treatment and ICU Mortality and 28-Day Ventilator-Free Days in Pediatric Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome. Crit Care Med Page: epud ahead of print, Jul 2018.

Keim G, Watson RS, Thomas NJ, Yehya N: New Morbidity and Discharge Disposition of Pediatric Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome Survivors. Crit Care Med Page: epud ahead of print, Jul 2018.

Stewart CA, Yehya N, Fei L, Chima RS: High frequency oscillatory ventilation in a cohort of children with respiratory failure. Pediatr Pulmonol 53(6): 816-823, Jun 2018.

Miller TP, Masino A, Yehya N, Burrows E, Grundmeier R, and Aplenc R: Natural Language Processing of Radiology Reports to Capture Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome in Pediatric Patients. Southeastern Pediatric Research Conference, Atlanta, GA June 2018 Notes: Poster Presentation.

Glau CL, Conlon TW, Himebauch AS, Yehya N, Weiss SL, Berg RA, Nishisaki A: Progressive Diaphragm Atrophy in Pediatric Acute Respiratory Failure. Pediatr Crit Care Med 19(5): 406-411, May 2018.

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Last updated: 08/15/2018
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