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Thomas W Conlon, MD

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: 267-426-9967
Fax: 215-590-3934
BA (Biology)
Cornell University, 2000.
MD (Medicine)
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 2006.
Post-Graduate Training
Resident, Combined Internal Medicine/Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, 2006-2010.
Fellow, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, 2010-2013.
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)(Provider), 2010.
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), 2010.
Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatrics, 2010.
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)(Instructor), 2013.
Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS), 2013.
Basic Life Support (BLS), 2015.
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Selected Publications

Lin EE, Chen AE, Panebianco N, Conlon TW, Ju NR, Carlson D, Kopenitz J, Nishisaki A: The effect of inhalational anesthetics and positive pressure ventilation on ultrasound assessment of the great vessels: A prospective study at children’s hospital Anesthesiology In Press 2016.

Conlon TW, Su E, Nishisaki A: Chapter 25: Basic Evaluation of the Pediatric Patient in Comprehensive Critical Care Ultrasound. Society of Critical Care Medicine. Brown S, Blaivas M, Hirshberg EL, Kasal J, Pustavoitau A (eds.). Society of Critical Care Medicine, Page: 299-314, December 2015.

Su E, Kantor D, Conlon TW: Looking for tips on central venous catheter insertion? Try ultrasound. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine 16(9): 891-893, November 2015.

Conlon TW, Himebauch AS, Fitzgerald JC, Chen AE, Dean AJ, Panebianco N, Darge K, Cohen MS, Greeley WJ, Berg RA, Nishisaki A: Implementation of a pediatric critical care focused bedside ultrasound training program in a large academic pediatric ICU. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine 16(3): 219-226, March 2015.

Conlon TW, Falkensammer CB, Hammond RS, Nadkarni VM, Berg RA, Topjian AA: Association of left ventricular systolic function and vasopressor support with survival following pediatric out of hospital cardiac arrest. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine 16(2): 146-154, February 2015.

Ju NR, Lin E, Chen A, Panebianco N, Conlon, TW, Carlson D, Nishisaki A: Effect of positive pressure ventilation on inferior vena cava to aorta ratio and inferior vena cava collapsibility index in children. SAEM Mid-Atlantic Regional Research Forum February 2015.

Ishizuka M, Conlon TW, Cohen M, Berg RA, Nishisaki A: Image acquisition and interpretation of bedside ultrasound by pediatric critical care providers. Critical Care Medicine 42(12): #197, December 2014 Notes: Poster Presentation at 44th Critical Care Congress, January 2015, Phoenix, AZ.

Topjian AA, French B, Sutton RM, Conlon TW, Nadkarni VM, Moler FW, Dean JM, Berg RA: The authors reply, response to the letter to the editor. Critical Care Medicine 42(12): e808-e809, December 2014.

Su E, Pustavoitau A, Hirshberg EL, Nishisaki A, Conlon TW, Kantor DB, Weber MD, Godshall AJ, Burzynski JH, Thompson AE: Establishing intensivist-driven ultrasound at the pediatric ICU bedside, it’s about time. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine 15(7): 649-652, September 2014.

Topjian AA, French B, Sutton RM, Conlon TW, Nadkarni VM, Moler FW, Dean JM, Berg RA: Early post-resuscitation hypotension is associated with increased mortality following pediatric cardiac arrest. Critical Care Medicine 42(6): 1518-1523, June 2014.

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Last updated: 12/18/2015
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