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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 (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, 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 N, Ghuman AK, Khemani RG: Alveolar dead space fraction discriminates survival in pediatric acute respiratory distress syndrome. Critical Care Medicine December 2014 Notes: Oral Presentation at the 44th Critical Care Congress, January 2015, Phoenix, AZ.

Yehya N, Thomas NJ: Accurately identifying degree of lung injury in pediatric acute respiratory distress syndrome. Critical Care Medicine December 2014 Notes: Oral Presentation at the 44th Critical Care Congress, January 2015, Phoenix, AZ.

Yehya N, Srinivasan V: Corticosteroid used in pediatric ARDS is associated with non-survival and fewer ventilator-free days. Critical Care Medicine December 2014 Notes: Poster Presentation at the 44th Critical Care Congress, January 2015, Phoenix, AZ.

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 49(7): 707-715, July 2014.

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 15(4): e147-e156, May 2014.

Yehya N, Xin Y, Oquendo Y, Cereda M, Rizi RR, Margulies SS : Cecal Ligation And Puncture Accelerates The Progression Of Ventilator-Induced Lung Injury. American Thoracic Society International Conference May 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 May 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 29(2): 314, e1-7, April 2014.

Yehya N, Song MJ, Lawrence GG, Davidovich N, Margulies SS: MicroRNA miR-15b modulates in vitro cyclic stretch-induced increases in permeability and regulates neuregulin 1 (Nrg1). The Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting September 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.

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Last updated: 11/05/2014
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