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Arul Lingappan, MD

Clinical Associate of Anesthesiology and Critical Care
Department: Anesthesiology and Critical Care

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The Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
34th Street and Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4399
BA (Biochemistry)
Rice University, 2001.
MD (Medicine)
Baylor College of Medicine, 2005.
Post-Graduate Training
Resident, Pediatrics, UCLA, 2005-2008.
Resident, Anesthesiology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 2010-2011.
Resident, Anesthesiology, Johns Hopkins Hospital, 2011-2013.
Fellow, Anesthesiology, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, 2013-2014.
American Board of Pediatrics, 2008.
American Board of Anesthesiology (Pediatric Anesthesiology Certification), 2014.
American Board of Anesthesiology, 2014.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Pediatric anesthesiology (including regional, liver transplant, and cardiac anesthesia)
Pediatric sedation
Ultrasound-guided vascular access

Description of Research Expertise

Pediatric anesthesia
Biomedical informatics

Selected Publications

Lisa Elden, Terri Giordano, Arul Lingappan, Jorge Galvez, Luis Ahumada, Sherri Kubis, Carole Marcus, Ashley Williams, John McCloskey, Mohamed Rehman : Utility of a clinical pathway designed to triage and reduce perioperative risks for children with sleep disordered breathing undergoing adenotonsillectomy. The Triological Society 120th Annual Meeting (2017), San Diego, California. April 2017.

Chua P, Hill-Kayser C, Ahumada LM, Jalal A, Simpao AF, Lingappan AM, Jawad A, Rehman MA, Galvez JA: Visual analytics dashboard to explore the relationship of unscheduled treatment interruptions and variations in airway management for children undergoing external beam radiation therapy. Practical Radiation Oncology January 2017.

Simpao AF, Ahumada LM, Galvez JA, Bonafide CP, Wartman EC, England WR, Lingappan AM, Kilbaugh TJ, Jawad AF, Rehman MA: The timing and prevalence of intraoperative hypotension in infants undergoing laparoscopic pyloromyotomy at a tertiary pediatric hospital. Pediatr Anesth January 2017.

Simpao AF, Tan J, Lingappan AM, Gálvez JA, Morgan SE, Krall MA: A systematic review of near real-time and point-of-care clinical decision support in anesthesia information management systems. J Clin Monit Comput August 2016.

L Elden, T Giordano, A Lingappan, J Galvez, L Ahumada, S Kubis, C Marcus, D Davis, D Toner, A Williams, J McCloskey, M Rehman : Multidisciplinary clinical pathway determining need for admission after adenotonsillectomy using polysomnography and the electronic medical record to optimize outcomes. European Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology June 2016.

Chua P, Hill-Kayser C, Ahumada LM, Jalal A, Lingappan AM, Simpao AF, Jawad A, Rehman MA, Gálvez JA: Pediatric external beam radiation therapy treatment interruptions associated with change in airway management in pediatric radiation oncology: A 4-year retrospective cohort study. International Anesthesia Research Society Annual Meeting May 2016 Notes: San Francisco, CA.

Chua P, Ahumada L, Hill-Kayser C, Jalali A, Tan J, Lingappan A, Simpao A, Jawad A, Rehman M, Galvez J: Visual analytic exploration of airway management strategies and interruptions of external beam radiation therapy for children requiring general anesthesia. Society for Pediatric Anesthesia Annual Meeting April 2016 Notes: Colorado Springs, CO.

Simpao A, Ahumada L, Galvez J, Wartman E, England W, Lingappan A, Bonafide C, Kilbaugh T, Jawad A, Rehman M: The timing and prevalence of intraoperative hypotension in infants under general anesthesia at a tertiary pediatric hospital. Society for Pediatric Anesthesia Annual Meeting April 2016.

Ngo T, Wartman E, England W, Galvez J, Lingappan A, Rehman M, Simpao A: Significant caudal epidural catheter migration in pediatric patients despite cyanoacrylate adhesive fixation. Society for Pediatric Anesthesia Annual Meeting April 2016 Notes: Colorado Springs, CO.

Jalali A, Lingappan A, Nataraj C, Rehman M: Mathematical modeling of endotracheal intubation in children. Society for Technology in Anesthesia Annual Meeting January 2016.

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