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Jorge Augusto Gálvez, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Epic Anesthesia Clinical Champion, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department: Anesthesiology and Critical Care

Contact information
Department of Anesthesiology & Critical Care Medicine
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
34th Street and Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19096
Office: 215-590-1858
Fax: 215-590-1415
Lab: 267-426-0580
Education:
B.S. (Biology)
University of Miami, 2001.
M.D. (Medicine)
Yale University School of Medicine, 2006.
M.B.I. (Biomedical Informatics)
Oregon Health and Science University, 2016.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern in Internal Medicine, Yale-Primary Care, Waterbury Hospital, Waterbury, CT , 2006-2007.
Resident in Anesthesiology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT , 2007-2010.
Fellow in Pediatric Anesthesiology, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA , 2010-2011.
Certifications
American Board of Anesthesiology certification in Anesthesiology, 2011.
The American Board of Anesthesiology Subspecialty Certification in Pediatric Anesthesiology, 2014.
American Board for Preventative Medicine subspecialty certification in Clinical Informatics, 2016.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Difficult Airway Management, Ultrasound Guided Vascular Access, Pain Management, Neonatal Anesthesia, Craniofacial reconstruction, Perioperative Transfusion Medicine.

Description of Other Expertise

Mobile App Developer (Windows Mobile, iOS, Android)

Description of Research Expertise

Information Technology, Clinical Decision Support, Biomedical Informatics, 3D printing, Patient Safety, Pediatric Anesthesiology, Pain Management.

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.

Galvez JA, Eisenhower M, England W, Wartman E, Simpao AF, Rehman MA, Lustig RA, Hribar M.: Virtual Reality for Proton Therapy - Child-life guided interactive tour for adolescents. Society for Pediatric Anesthesia Annual Meeting, Austin, TX. March 2017.

Simpao AF, Obsekov V, Isserman RS, Galvez JA, : The significant impact of supraglottic airway devices on neck masses during magnetic resonance imaging in children: a ten-year review. Society for Pediatric Anesthesia Annual Meeting, Austin, Texas. March 2017.

Park BH, Galvez JA, Simpao AF. : The Prevalence of Acute Chest Syndrome in Children with Sickle Cell Disease Within 30 Days Post-Anesthesia Based on Clinical Data. Society for Pediatric Anesthesia Annual Meeting, Austin, Texas. March 2017.

Galvez JA, Wasey JO, Tan J, Ahumada LM, Acquah S, Simpao A, Rehman MA, Fiadjoe JE.: Description of airway management techniques in a general population of children ages birth to one year of age. Society for Pediatric Anesthesia Annual Meeting, Austin, TX. March 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 (accepted for publication) Pediatric Anesthesia 27(1): 66-76, January 2017 Notes: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27896911.

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 Notes: doi: 10.1016/j.prro.2017.01.008 ePub ahead of print.

Simpao AF, Galvez JA, Cannesson M: Should We Fear Computers or the Lack of Them? Technology, Digital Quality Improvement, and the Care Redesign Process. Anesthesiology January 2017 Notes: ePub ahead of print PMID: 28106609 DOI: 10.1097/ALN.0000000000001517.

Galvez JA, Eisenhower M, England W, Wartman E, Simpao AF, Rehman MA, Lustig R, Hribar M.: Virtual Reality for Proton Therapy - Child-life Guided Interactive Tour for Adolescents. Society for Technology in Anesthesia, Annual Meeting. San Diego, CA. January 2017.

Pamela A Mudd, Princy Thottathil, Terri Giordano, Ralph F. Wetmore, Lisa Elden, Abbas F. Jawad, Luis M. Ahumada, Jorge A. Gálvez: Evaluating Severity of Surgically Managed Post Tonsillectomy Hemorrhage; Does Ibuprofen Use Make A Difference? JAMA Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery 2017 Notes: Accepted, publication pending.

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Last updated: 01/31/2017
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