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Wallis T. Muhly, M.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
Office: (267) 426-7871
none (General Studies)
The Pennsylvania State University , 1996.
BA (English & Biological Sciences)
Colorado State University, 2000.
MD (Medicine)
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 2006.
Post-Graduate Training
Research Fellow, HHMI-NIH Research Scholars Program, Bethesda, MD, 2003-2004.
Internship, Transitional Year, Department of Internal Medicine, Mercy Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, 2006-2007.
Resident, Anesthesiology, Department of Anesthesiology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, 2007-2010.
Fellow, Pediatric Anesthesiology, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, 2010-2011.
Clinical Fellow, Pediatric Chronic Pain Management, Perioperative and Pain Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology, Children's Hospital Boston, Boston MA, 2013-2013.
CHOP Clinical Quality Improvement Course, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Office of Clinical Quality Improvement, 2015-2015.
American Heart Association, Basic and Advanced Cardiac Life Support, 2006.
American Heart Association, Pediatric Advance Life Support , 2010.
American Board of Anesthesiology, Primary Certification in Anesthesiology, 2011.
American Board of Anesthesiology, Subspecialty Certification in Pediatric Anesthesiology, 2013.
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Selected Publications

Ruby J, Conlon T, Lin E, Fiadjoe J, Muhly W, Puglia M, Pearsall M, Lockman J, Nishisaki A, Schwartz A: Perception of bedside ultrasound skill and clinical utility in the perioperative setting: A survey of pediatric anesthesiology faculty and fellows. Children's Hospital of Philadelphia 2018 Education Symposium January 2018.

Muhly WT, Ganesh A: Interscalene brachial plexus block. Clinical Pediatric Anesthesiology. McGraw-Hill Education, 1, in press 2018.

Man JY, Gurnaney HG, Dubow SR, DiMaggio TJ, Kroeplin GR, Adzick NS, Muhly WT: A retrospective comparison of thoracic epidural infusion and multimodal analgesia protocol for pain management following the minimally invasive repair of pectus excavatum. Paediatric Anaesthesia October 2017.

Flynn J, Striano B, Muhly W, Sankar W, Kraus B, Mehta V, Blum M, DeZayas B, Keren R, Feldman J: A Dedicated Pediatric Spine Deformity Team Significantly Reduces Surgical Time and Expenses Scoliosis Research Society Annual Meeting & Course Philadelphia, PA, September 2017.

Muhly WT, Stricker PA: Preoperative fasting in children: Is there room for improvement? Paediatric anaesthesia 27(8): 791-792, August 2017.

Muhly W, McCloskey J, Feldman J, Dezayas B, Blum M, Kraus B, Nayar V, Singh D, Keren R, Flynn J: Sustained improvement in intraoperative efficiency following implementation of a dedicated surgical team for pediatric spine fusion surgery. Perioperative Care and Operating Room Management 7: 12-17, June 2017.

Palanisamy P, Flynn J, McCloskey J, Dezayas B, Feldman J, Blum M, Keren R, Muhly W: Defining and Refining Team Based Care Models for Pediatric Spine Fusion Surgery SPA/AAP Pediatric Anesthesiology 2017 Meeting Austin, TX, March 2017.

Stricker PA, Muhly WT, Jantzen EC, Li Y, Jawad AF, Long AS, Polansky M, Cook-Sather SD: Intramuscular Fentanyl and Ketorolac Associated with Superior Pain Control After Pediatric Bilateral Myringotomy and Tube Placement Surgery: A Retrospective Cohort Study. Anesthesia and Analgesia 124(1): 245-253, January 2017.

Gornitzky AL, Flynn JM, Muhly WT, Sankar WN: A Rapid Recovery Pathway for Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis That Improves Pain Control and Reduces Time to Inpatient Recovery After Posterior Spinal Fusion. Spine Deformity 4(4): 288-295, July 2016.

Muhly WT, Sankar WN, Ryan K, Norton A, Maxwell LG, DiMaggio TJ, Farrell S, Hughes R, Gornitzky A, Keren R, Flynn JM, McCloskey JJ : Rapid recovery pathway following spinal fusion for idiopathic scoliosis: A quality report SPA/AAP Pediatric Anesthesiology 2016 Meeting Colorado Springs, CO, April 2016.

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Last updated: 01/16/2018
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