Ari Weintraub

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Assistant Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology and Critical Care
Attending Anesthesiologist, 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 & Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4399
Office: 267-426-9640
Fax: 215-590-1415
BS (Life Sciences)
Johns Hopkins University, 1995.
BTL (Talmudic Law)
Ner Israel Rabbinical College, 1995.
NDE (Talmudic Law)
Mir Yeshiva Jerusalem, 1996.
MD (Medicine)
University of Maryland, School of Medicine, 2000.
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Description of Itmat Expertise

Effects of anesthesia and stress on the developing brain

Description of Research Expertise

Ari Y. Weintraub's area of research interest is in describing and characterizing the effects of exposure to anesthesia during the critical human neurodevelopmental period (birth to 3 years of age) on neurodevelopmental and behavioral outcomes. His primary effort is as CHOP’s PI in the PANDAS (Pediatric Anesthesia NeuroDevelopmental Assessment Study) multicenter trial comparing exposed and unexposed siblings through neurodevelopmental testing in school age and early adolescence. He is also interested in optimal perioperative management of diabetes, congenital hyperinsulinism, and other endocrine disorders in pediatric patients.

Selected Publications

Gurnaney H, Kraemer FW, Maxwell L, Muhly WT, Schleelein L, Ganesh A: Ambulatory continuous peripheral nerve blocks in children and adolescents -a longitudinal eight year single center study. Anesthesia & Analgesia 118(3): 621-627, 2014.

Weintraub AY: Special pharmacology in pediatric anesthesia. Pediatric Anesthesiology Review Topics. Lockman JL (eds.). Naerthwyn Press, Book 2(Chapter 4), 2013 Notes: Kindle Edition.

Stohl SM,Stohl HE, Weintraub AY, Tran KM: The EXIT procedure. Anesthesia and the Fetus. Ginosar Y,Reynolds F, Halpern S, Weiner CP (eds.). Blackwell Publishing Ltd. Page: 183, 2013.

Weintraub AY, Schwartz AJ (eds.): Rotating Anesthesia Resident Handbook. CHOP Department of Anesthesiology and CCM February 2012.

Gurnaney HG, Maxwell LG, Kraemer FW, Goebel T, Nance ML, Ganesh A: Prospective randomized observer-blinded study comparing the analgesic efficacy of ultrasound-guided rectus sheath block and local anaesthetic infiltration for umbilical hernia repair. British Journal of Anaesthesia 107(5): 790, 2011.

Weintraub AY, Maxwell, LG, Mattei P : Preoperative assessment and preparation. Fundamentals of Pediatric Surgery Peter Mattei, MD (eds.). Springer, Page: 3-15, 2011.

Weintraub AY, Singaravelu J, Bhatnagar, S : Enduring and sex-specific effects of adolescent social isolation in rats on adult stress reactivity. Brain Research 1343: 83-92, 2010.

Weintraub AY: Sermo Case Conference in Ethics: The Use of Placebos April 2009 Notes: Moderated an online discussion of the ethics of using placebos in clinical medicine.

Weintraub AY: Sermo Ethics Case Conference: Emancipated Minors. December 2008 Notes: Wrote and moderated online discussion of medical ethics related to emancipated minors and adolescent confidentiality.

Weintraub AY, Brown AK, Gurnaney HG, Horn BD: Postoperative apnea in a term infant following spinal anesthesia. Israel Society of Anesthesiologists International Meeting, Tel Aviv, Israel September 2008 Notes: Poster presentation.

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Last updated: 11/06/2015
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