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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
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.
Post-Graduate Training
Resident, Pediatrics, Children's Hospital of Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, 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.
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

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.

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.

Yehya N: Ventilator-Free Days Should Be Presented as Subdistribution Hazard Ratios Using Competing Risk Regression. American Thoracic Society International Conference, San Diego, CA May 2018.

Yehya N, Thomas NJ, Khemani RG: Risk stratification using oxygenation in the first 24 hours of pediatric acute respiratory distress syndrome. Critical Care Medicine 46(4): 619-624, Apr 2018.

Zubrow ME, Thomas NJ, Friedman DF, Yehya N: RBC transfusions are associated with prolonged mechanical ventilation in pediatric acute respiratory distress syndrome. Pediatr Crit Care Med 19(2): e88-e96, February 2018.

Yehya N, Wong HR: Adaptation of a Biomarker-Based Sepsis Mortality Risk Stratification Tool for Pediatric Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome. Critical Care Medicine 46(1): e9-e16, Jan 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 Epub ahead of print 2018.

Stewart CA, Yehya N, Fei L, Chima RS: High frequency oscillatory ventilation in a cohort of children with respiratory failure. Pediatr Pulmonol Epub ahead of print 2018.

Whitney J, Yehya N, Weiss SL: Increased endothelial activation is evident if pediatric extrapulmonary sepsis complicated by ARDS. Critical Care Medicine December 2017 Notes: Research snapshot Presentation at 47th Critical Care Congress, February 2018, San Antonio, TX.

Himebauch AS, Wang Y, Yehya N, Conlon TW, Kilbaugh TJ, McGowan F, Mercer-Roisa L: PARDS etiology is an important determinant of early RV dysfunction and pulmonary hypertension. Critical Care Medicine December 2017 Notes: Star Research Presentation at 47th Critical Care Congress, February 25, 2018, San Antonio, TX (Oral Presentation by Himebauch AS)

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Last updated: 05/18/2018
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