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Ramesh Kodavatiganti, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology and Critical Care
Department: Anesthesiology and Critical Care

Contact information
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine
3401 Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-590-7769
Fax: 215-590-5824
Education:
MBBS (Medicine)
M.K.C.G. Medical College, Berhamour, Orissa, India, 1983.
MD (Anesthesiology)
Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi, India, 1989.
Post-Graduate Training
Rotating Clinical Intern, M.K.C.G. Medical College, Berhampur, Orissa, India, 1983-1984.
Junior Resident, General Surgery, R.M.L. Hospital, New Delhi, India, 1984-1985.
Junior Resident, Anatomy, Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi, India, 1985-1986.
Senior Resident, Anatomy, Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi, India, 1986-1987.
Resident, Anesthesia, Maulana Azad Medical College, Delhi University, New Delhi, India, 1987-1989.
Senior Registrar, Anesthesia, G.B. Pant Hospital, Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi, India, 1989-1992.
Intern, Internal Medicine, Lincoln Medical Center, Bronx, New York, 1992-1993.
Resident, Anesthesiology, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York, 1993-1996.
Fellow, CT Anesthesia (Adult), Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio, 1996-1997.
Fellow, CT Anesthesia, (Pediatric Cardiac), Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio, 1997-1998.
Certifications
American Board of Anesthesiology, 1997.
Advanced Periop TEE, National Board of Echocardiography, 2000.
Pediatric Anesthesiology Certification, American Board oF Anesthesiology, 2015.
American Board of Anesthesiology, Maintenance of Certification in Anesthesia (MOCA), 2015.
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Selected Publications

Adler AC, Kodavatiganti R: Mechanical Support with Impella during Malignant Arrhythmia Ablation: a case report on the growing trend in the Electrophysiology Laboratory. Anesthesia & Analgesia 8(11): 282-285, 2017.

Adler A, Kodavatiganti R: Kawasaki Disease and Giant Coronary Artery Aneurysms: The Role of Echocardiography from Diagnosis Through Follow-up. Echocardiography 33(8): 1245-1250, 2016.

Adler A, Kodavatiganti R: Kawasaki Disease with giant coronary aneurysms requiring a ventricular assist device to separate from ECMO: Coronary issues can be a pediatric problem too! Anesthesia & Analgesia 7(4): 77-80, 2016.

Robert SM, Kodavatiganti R, Hovord DG Sathishkumar S: Ventricular Assist Devices and Non-Cardiac Surgery. BMC Anesthesiology 2015 Notes: http://www.biomedcentral.com/imedia/1970168201634345_article.pdf (1539K).

Kodavatiganti R, Rosaano J, McGowan FX: Pediatric Ventricular Assist Devices. 2013 Monograph: Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists Kane High, MD, MS, Juan N. Pulido MD (eds.). Page: 124, Chapter 13, 2014.

Sathishkumar S, Kodavatiganti R, Plummer S, High K: Perioperative management of a patient with an axial-flow rotary ventricular assist device for laparoscopic ileo-colectomy. Journal of Anaesthesiology Clinical Pharmacology 28 (1): 101-105, 2012.

Sadeghi A, Brevetti GR, Kim S, Burack JH, Genovese MH, Distant DA, Kodavatiganti R, Lowery RC: Acute massive pulmonary embolism: role of the cardiac surgeon. Texas Heart Institute Journal 32 (3): 430-434, 2005.

Xu P, Wang J, Kodavatiganti R, Zeng Y, Kass IS: Activation of protein C kinase contributes to the isoflurane: Induced improvement of functional and metabolic recovery in isolated ischemic rat hearts. Anesthesia and Analgesia 99 (4): 993-1000, 2004.

Xu P, Wang J, Kodavatiganti R, Kass IS: Protective effects of isoflurane on isolated ischemic reperfused hearts from normotensive and spontaneously hypertensive rats: The role of nitric oxide. American Society of Anesthesiologists 99: A638, 2003.

Kodavatiganti R, Wang J, Xu P, Kass IS: Activation of muscarinic receptors are involved in the mechanism by which isoflurane protects isolated ischemic reperfused hearts from normotensive and spontaneously hypertensive rats. American Society of Anesthesiologists 99: 99, 2003.

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