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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

Flynn J, Striano B, Muhly W, Sankar W, DeZayas B, Kraus B, Nayar V, Blum M, Keren R: A Dedicated Pediatric Spine Deformity Team Significantly Reduces Surgical Time and Expenses Scoliosis Research Society Annual Meeting & Course Philadelphia, PA, September 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 Paul A, Muhly Wallis T, Jantzen Ellen C, Li Yue, Jawad Abbas F, Long Alexander S, Polansky Marcia, Cook-Sather Scott D: 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.

Muhly WT, Stricker PA: Preoperative fasting in children: Is there room for improvement? Pediatric Anesthesia in press, 2017.

Gornitzky Alex L, Flynn John M, Muhly Wallis T, Sankar Wudbhav N: 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.

Muhly Wallis T, Sankar Wudbhav N, Ryan Kelly, Norton Annette, Maxwell Lynne G, DiMaggio Theresa, Farrell Sharon, Hughes Rachel, Gornitzky Alex, Keren Ron, McCloskey John J, Flynn John M: Rapid Recovery Pathway After Spinal Fusion for Idiopathic Scoliosis. Pediatrics 137(4), April 2016.

Man JY, Dubow SD, DiMaggio TJ, Gurnaney HG, Muhly WT : A comparison of epidural infusion and multimodal analgesia protocol for pain management following the nuss procedure. SPA/AAP Pediatric Anesthesiology 2016 Meeting Colorado Springs, CO, April 2016.

Johnson GR, Muhly WT: Improved symptom control of adolescent erythromelalgia with topical analgesics following multiple treatment failures. Society for Pediatric Pain Medicine Annual Meeting Colorado Springs, CO, March 2016.

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Last updated: 06/19/2017
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