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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 2016), 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.
American Board of Anesthesiology, 2011.
The American Board of Anesthesiology Subspecialty Certification in Pediatric Anesthesiology, 2014.
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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

Galvez JA, Rothman BS, Simpao AF, Morgan S, Doyle CA, Rehman MA.: Meaningful Use and Anesthesia Information Management Systems. Anesthesia & Analgesia. Maxime Canneson (eds.). 121(3): 693-706, September 2015.

Simpao AF1, Lingappan AM, Ahumada LM, Rehman MA, Gálvez JA. : Perioperative Smartphone Apps and Devices for Patient-Centered Care. Journal of Medical Systems. Jesse Ehrenfeld (eds.). 39(9): 310, September 2015.

Kamath AM, Schwartz AJ, Simpao AF, Lingappan AM, Rehman MA, Galvez JA. : Induction of General Anesthesia Is in the Eye of the Beholder--Objective Feedback Through a Wearable Camera. Journal of Graduate Medical Education 7(2): 268-9, June 2015.

Paul G Barash, Bruce F. Cullen, Robert K. Stoelting, Michael K. Cahalan, M. Christine Stock, Rafael Ortega, Sam R. Sharar. : Clinical Anesthesia Fundamentals, Chapter on Pediatric Anesthesia. Lippincott-Williams & Wilkins. Lippincott-Williams & Wilkins, Page: 627-652, May 2015 Notes: ISBN: 978-1-4511-9437-1.

P.A. Mudd, Jorge Galvez (mentor): Increased Severity of Bleeds after Implementation of Ibuprofen in Post-Tonsillectomy Management (oral presentation). American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology April 2015.

Diaz K, Ahumada L, Galvez J, Lingappan A, Rehman M, Simpao A: A visual analytics approach to analyzing post-anesthesia mortality at a tertiary pediatric hospital. Society for Pediatric Anesthesia Annual Meeting, Phoenix, Arizona. March 2015.

Del Valle H, Galvez J, Lingappan A, Tharakan S, England W, Wartman E, Rehman M, Simpao A: Utilizing wireless anesthesia information management system data for retrospective review of congenital diaphragmatic hernia repairs in the neonatal intensive care unit. Society for Pediatric Anesthesia Annual Meeting, Phoenix, Arizona. March 2015.

Serber J, Lingappan A, Galvez J, Ahumada L, Rehman M, Wartman E, England W, Simpao A: Use of Anesthesia Information Management System (AIMS) Data to Explore Preoperative Blood Pressure Norms in Infants: Retrospective Analysis and Literature Review. Society for Pediatric Anesthesia Annual Meeting, Phoenix, Arizona. March 2015.

Thottathil P, Mudd P, Lingappan A, Simpao A, Giordano T, Wetmore R, Elden L, Rehman M, Friedman D, Jawad A, Ahumada L, Galvez J: Visual Analytics Dashboard: Incidence of cross-matched versus uncross-matched blood product administration during control of post-tonsillectomy hemorrhage. Society for Pediatric Anesthesia Annual Meeting, Phoenix, Arizona. March 2015.

Simpao A, Wartman E, Galvez J, Lingappan A, Ahumada L, Jawad A, Rehman M: Using Patient Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System (PROMIS) to assess patient-reported health outcomes in adenotonsillectomy patients at ambulatory surgery centers. Society for Pediatric Anesthesia Annual Meeting, Phoenix, Arizona. March 2015.

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Last updated: 09/09/2015
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