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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
34th Street and Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-590-7769
Fax: 215-590-5824
Education:
MBBS
M.K.C.G. Medical College, Berhamour, Orissa, India, 1983.
MD
Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi, India, 1989.
Post-Graduate Training
Rotating Clinical Intern, M.K.C.G. Medical College, Berhampur, Orissa, India, 1984-1985.
Junior Resident, Anatomy, Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi, India, 1985-1986.
Junior Resident, General Surgery, R.M.L. Hospital, 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
MD, Anesthesiology, Delhi University, 1989.
American Board of Anesthesiology, 1997.
Advanced Periop TEE, National Board of Echocardiography, 2000.
Re-certification, Advanced Periop TEE, National Board of Echocardiography, 2011.
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Selected Publications

Ramesh Kodavatiganti MD; Joseph Rossano MD; Francis X. McGowan MD.: Pediatric Ventricular Assist Devices. 2013 Monograph : Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists Kane High, MD, MS Juan N. Pulido MD (eds.). Page: 124, Chapter 13, MARCH 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.

Kodavatiganti R: Intraoperative assessment of the mitral valve by transesophageal echocardiography: An overview. Annals of Cardiac Anaesthesia 5 (2): 127-134, 2002.

Kodavatiganti R, Hearn CJ, Insler SR: Bleeding from a pulmonary artery catheter temperature connection port. Journal of Cardiothoracic Vascular Anesthesia 13 (1): 75-77, 1999.

Rady MY, Kodavatiganti R, Ryan T: Perioperative predictors of acute cholecystitis after cardiovascular surgery. Chest 114 (1): 76-84, 1998.

Rady MY, Kodavatiganti R, Ryan T: A perioperative predictor of acute acalculous cholecystitis after cardiovascular surgery. Society of Critical Care Medicine 27th Educational and Scientific Symposium 1998 Notes: Poster Presentation.

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