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Matthew P Kirschen, M.D., Ph.D.

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 19104-4399
Office: 215-590-7430
Education:
B.S. (Neuroscience)
Brandeis University , 2000.
Ph.D. (Neuroscience)
Stanford University School of Medicine , 2006.
M.D. (Medicine)
Stanford University School of Medicine, 2007.
Post-Graduate Training
Resident in Pediatrics, Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, CA, 2007-2009.
Fellow in Child Neurology, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 2009-2012.
Fellow in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 2012-2015.
Certifications
Pediatric Advanced Life Support , 2007.
American Board of Neurology and Psychiatry (Child Neurology) , 2012.
Advanced Trauma Life Support , 2012.
Advanced Cardiac Life Support , 2012.
American Board of Pediatrics, 2013.
Pediatric Advanced Life Support Instructor, 2014.
American Board of Pediatrics (Critical Care Medicine), 2016.
Emergency Neurological Life Support (ENLS), 2016.
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Selected Publications

Kirschen M, Adams N, Chopra A, Lewis A: Use of ancillary tests when determining brain death in pediatric patients in the United States. Critical Care Medicine December 2017 Notes: Research snapshot Presentation at 47th Critical Care Congress, February 2018, San Antonio, TX.

Kirschen M, Snyder M, Winters M, Ichord R, Berg RA, Nadkarni VM, Topjian AA: Survey of bedside neurologic assessments in U.S. pediatric intensive care units. Critical Care Medicine December 2017 Notes: Research snapshot Presentation at 47th Critical Care Congress, February 2018, San Antonio, TX.

Lewis A, Adams N, Chopra A, Kirschen MP: Use of ancillary tests when determining brain death in pediatric patients in the United States. Journal of Child Neurology 32(12): 975-980, October 2017.

Lewis A, Adams N, Chopra A, Kirschen MP: Organ support after death by neurologic criteria in pediatric patients. Critical Care Medicine 45(9): e916-e924, September 2017.

Kirschen M, Lourie K, Snyder M, Agarwal K, Didonato P, Papili K, Kraus B, Geddes K, Madu C, Wolfe HA, Davis DH, Topjian AA: Neurologic assessment in the PICU. 2017 CHOP Quality and Patient Safety Day May 2017 Notes: Oral Presentation at the CHOP Quality and Patient Safety Day Abstract Presentation, May 2017.

Lin J, Banwell BL, Berg RA, Dlugos DJ, Ichord RN, Kilbaugh TJ, Kirsch RE, Kirschen MP, Licht DJ, Massey SL, Naim MY, Rintoul NE, Topjian AA, Abend NS: Electrographic seizures in children and neonates undergoing extracorporeal membrane oxygenation. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine 18(3): 249-257, March 2017.

Kirschen MP, Dori Y, Itkin M, Licht DJ, Ichord R, Vossough A: Cerebral lipiodol embolism after lymphatic embolization for plastic bronchitis. Journal of Pediatrics 176: 200-203, September 2016.

Kirschen MP, Topjian AA, Berg RA: Neurologic outcome after cardiac arrest: What you see at hospital discharge may or may not be what you get Resuscitation 102: A1-2, May 2016 Notes: Editorial.

Lin J, Dlugos D, Donnelly M, Ichord R, Kilbaugh T, Kirsch RE, Kirschen MP, Licht DJ, Massey SL, Naim MY, Rintoul NE, Topjian A, Abend NS: Electrographic seizures in children undergoing ECMO. American Clinical Neurophysiology Society 2016.

Kirschen MP, Dupont-Thibodeau G, Kubis S, Hewlett J, Berg R, Topjian A: Paroxysmal sympathetic hyperactivity after acquired brain injury in critically ill children. Society of Critical Care Medicine Congress 2016.

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