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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
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
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 (enrolled, expected completion 2015), 2015.
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.
American Board of Anesthesiology, 2011.
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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

Mudd P, Giordano T, Wetmore R, Elden L, Simpao AF, Lingappan A, Rehman M, Friedman D, Jawad A, Ahumada L, Galvez JA.: Dashboard design to evaluate for severity of post-tonsillectomy hemorrhage after implementation of ibuprofen. Society for Technology in Anesthesia Annual Meeting, Phoenix AZ. January 2015.

Kamath AM, Schwartz AJ, Simpao A, Lingappan A, Rehman MA, Galvez JA.: Wearable Camera: Novel Approach to Perioperative Education. Journal of Graduate Medical Education. Gail M. Sullivan, MD, MPH (eds.). The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME), 2015 Notes: accepted for publication.

Mudd P, Giordano T, Wetmore R, Elden L, Thottathil P, Simpao AF, Lingappan A, Rehman M, Friedman D, Jawad A, Ahumada L, Gálvez JA.: Dashboard design to evaluate for severity of post-tonsillectomy hemorrhage after implementation of ibuprofen Society for Technology in Anesthesia, Annual meeting. Phoenix, AZ. 2015.

Buzi A, Luv J, Gralewski K, Galvez J: Three dimensional temporal bone printing-real world applications The Society for Ear, Nose and Throat Advances in Children Annual Meeting, St. Louis, MO December 2014.

Allan F Simpao1, Luis M Ahumada2, Bimal R Desai3, Christopher P Bonafide3, Jorge A Gálvez1, Mohamed A Rehman1, Abbas F Jawad4, Krisha L Palma5, Eric D Shelov3: Optimization of drug–drug interaction alert rules in a pediatric hospital's electronic health record system using a visual analytics dashboard. J Am Med Inform Assoc Page: epub ahead of print, October 2014.

Olutunmbi Y, Gurnaney HG, Galvez JA, Simpao AF: Ultrasound-guided regional anesthesia in a pediatric patient with acute intermittent porphyria: literature review and case report. Middle East J Anesthesiol 22(5): 511-4, June 2014.

Black, SA, Galvez JA, Rehman MA, Schwartz AJ: Airway management in an infant with a giant occipital encephalocele. Anesthesiology. Charles D. Collard (eds.). Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 120(6): 1504, June 2014.

Shashidhar D, Lin M, Ivanov R, Lee I, Lingappan A, Rehman M, Galvez J, Laje P, Flake A, Simpao A: Application of python to AIMS data to analyze intraoperative hypotension through pediatric blood pressure curves. IEEE 27th International Symposium on Computer-Based Medical Systems, Mount Sinai, NY May 2014.

Gálvez JA, Ahumada L, Simpao AF, Lin EE, Bonafide CP, Choudhry D, England WR, Jawad AF, Friedman D, Sesok-Pizzini DA, Rehman MA: Visual analytical tool for evaluation of 10-year perioperative transfusion practice at a children's hospital. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association. Lucile Ohno-Machado (eds.). 21(3): 529-534, May 2014.

Hsu G, Galvez JA: Maximum surgical blood order schedules: Using data from electronic health records. AABB News: The Magazine for Transfusion and Cellular Therapies Professionals. American Academy of Blood Banks, Page: 8, May 2014 Notes:

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