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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.
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), 2010.
Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatrics, 2010.
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)(Provider), 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

Conlon TW, Ishizuke M, Himebauch A, Cohen M, Berg RA, Nishisaki A: Hemodynamic bedside ultrasound image quality and interpretation after implementation of a training curriculum for pediatric critical care medicine providers. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine 17(7): 598-604, July 2016.

Conlon TW, Himebauch AS, Cahill AM, Kraus B, Madu C, Wolfe HA, Davis DH: Bedside peripherally inserted central catheter (PICC) placement by pediatric ICU providers 6th Annual Quality and Safety Day, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia May 2016.

Erik Su, MD; Akira Nishisaki, MD, MSCE; Thomas Conlon, MD: Chapter 20: Emerging Role of Ultrasonography in the PICU. Fuhrman and Zimmerman’s Pediatric Critical Care, Fifth Edition In Press 2016.

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.

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