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Robert A Berg, M.D.

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
Division of Critical Care
34th Street & Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4399
Office: 267-426-3014
Fax: 215-590-4327
Education:
B.S. (Literature, Science, and Arts)
University of Michigan, 1971.
M.D. (Medicine)
University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine, 1975.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern in Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco, CA , 1975-1976.
Resident in Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco, CA, 1976-1977.
Chief Resident in Pediatrics, Good Samaritan Hospital, Phoenix, AZ, 1977-1978.
Fellow in Pediatric Critical Care (4 months), Children's Hospital of Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, 1985-1986.
Certifications
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), 1975.
American Board of Pediatrics (no need for recertification), 1979.
American Board of Pediatrics, Sub-Board of Critical Care Medicine (recertification 1995, 2003, 2009, 2014), 1987.
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), 1988.
Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS), 2012.
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Selected Publications

Morgan RW, Topjian AT, Wang Y, Atkin NJ, Kilbaugh TJ, McGowan FX, Berg RA, Mercer-Rosa L, Sutton RM, Himebauch AS: Pediatric in-hospital cardiac arrest associated with pulmonary hypertension: A common pathophysiology. Resuscitation November 2018 Notes: Poster Presentation at the Resuscitation Science Symposium November 2018, Chicago, IL.

Morgan RW, Topjian AA, Wang Y, Atkin NJ, Kilbaugh TJ, McGowan FX, Berg RA, Mercer-Rosa L, Sutton RM, Himebauch AS: Pediatric in-hospital cardiac arrest associated with pulmonary hypertension: A common pathophysiology. Circulation November 2018 Notes: Poster Presentation AHA/ReSS Science Symposium, 2018, Chicago, IL.

Naim MY, Griffis H, Berg RA, Bradley RN, Burke RV, Markenson D, McNally BF, Nadkarni VM, Song L, Vellano K, Rossano JW: Conventional bystander CPR is associated with higher neurologically favorable survival in compared to compression only CPR following pediatric out of hospital cardiac arrest. Circulation November 2018 Notes: Oral Presentation at the AHA/ReSS Science Symposium, 2018, Chicago, IL.

Senthil K, Hefti MM, Karlsson M, Morgan RW, Ehinger J, Mavroudis CD, Nadkarni VM, Berg RA, Sutton RM, McGowan FX, Kilbaugh TJ: Alterations in cerebral mitochondrial dynamics and mitochondrial mass after successful cardiopulmonary resuscitation in a porcine model of pediatric cardiac arrest. Circulation November 2018 Notes: Poster Presentation AHA/ReSS Science Symposium, 2018, Chicago, IL.

Mavroudis CD, Morgan RW, Ko TS, Hefti M, Landis WP, Boorady TW, Karlsson M, Licht DJ, Nadkarni V, Berg RA, Sutton RM, Kilbaugh TJ: Inhaled nitric oxide mitigates pulmonary hypertension and improves cerebral hemodynamics in a pre-clinic model of prolonged cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Circulation November 2018 Notes: Poster Presentation AHA/ReSS Science Symposium, 2018, Chicago, IL.

Mavroudis CD, Ko TS, Morgan RW, Hefti M, Landis WP, Boorady W, Marquez A, Karlsson M, Licht DJ, Nadkarni VM, Berg RA, Sutton RM, Kilbaugh TJ: Epinephrine increases cerebral perfusion and oxygenation in a pre-clinical model of pediatric in-hospital cardiac arrest. Circulation November 2018 Notes: Poster Presentation AHA/ReSS Science Symposium, 2018, Chicago, IL.

Hefti MM, Senthil K, Karlsson M, Ehinger J, Mavroudis CD, Nadkarni VM, Berg RA, Sutton RM, Morgan RW, Kilbaugh TJ: Early mitochondrial gene regulation in pediatric cardiac arrest. Circulation November 2018 Notes: Poster Presentation AHA/ReSS Science Symposium, 2018, Chicago, IL.

Tortoriello Raymond T, Duval-Arnould J, Quan W, Chai S, Ryerson L, Lasa J, Meaney PA, Berg RA, Nadkarni VM, Niles DE, Silver A, de Caen A, Atkins D for the pediRES-Q Investigators: Effect of defibrillation dose and waveform characteristics on defibrillation success in pediatric in-hospital cardiac arrest Circulation November 2018 Notes: Poster Presentation AHA/ReSS Science Symposium, 2018 Chicago, IL.

Lauridsen KG, Schmidt A, Nadkarni VM, Berg RA, Bach L, Moller DS, Qvortrup M, Sorensen BO, Dodt KK, Henrik N, Krarup V, Kirkegaard H, Hojbjerg R, Nielsen RP, Lofgren B: Resuscitation team challenges during in-hospital cardiac arrest: A prospective multicenter study Resuscitation November 2018 Notes: Poster Presentation at the Resuscitation science Symposium 2018, Chicago, IL.

Naim MY, Griffis H, Berg RA, Bradley RN, Burke RV, Markenson D, McNally BF, Nadkarni VM, Song L, Vellano K, Rossano JW: Conventional bystander CPR is associated with higher neurologically favorable survival in compared to compression only CPR following pediatric out of hospital cardiac arrest. Circulation November 2018 Notes: Oral Presentation at the Resuscitation Science Symposium, 2018, Chicago, IL.

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