Robert A Berg

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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
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine
Division of Critical Care
34th Street & Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4399
Office: 267-426-3014
Fax: 215-590-4327
Education:
B.S. (Literature, Science, and Arts)
University of Michigan, 1971.
M.D. (Medicine)
University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine, 1975.
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Description of Itmat Expertise

cardiac arrest and CPR
VF and defibrillation
medical emergency teams (rapid response teams)
pediatric critical care

Selected Publications

Praestgaard RT, Anderson A, Berg RA, Nadkarni VM, Parshuram C for the American Heart Assocition’s Get With The Guidelines-Resuscitation Investigators: Hospital variation in time to epinephrine administration for pediatric non-shockable in-hospital cardiac arrest. Circulation November 2017 Notes: Poster Presentation at the AHA Scientific Sessions Meeting, November 2017, Anaheim, CA.

Mavroudis CD, Karlsson M, Ko T, Morgan RW, Plyer R, Byro M, Mensah-Brown K, Boorady T, Lautz A, Gentile J, Nadkarni VM, Berg RA, Sutton RM, Licht DJ, Kilbuagh TJ: Inhaled nitric oxide improves cerebral mitochondrial function in a blinded, randomized, controlled pediatric swine asphyxia model of cardiac arrest trial. Circulation November 2017 Notes: Poster Presentation at the Resuscitation Science Symposium (ReSS) Scientific Session, November 11, 2017, Anaheim, CA Note: CD Mavroudis received Young Investigator Award.

Praestgaard RT, Anderson A, Berg RA, Nadkarni VM, Parshuram C for the American Heart Association’s Get With The Guidelines-Resuscitation Investigators: Hospital variation in time to epinephrine administration for pediatric non-shockable in-hospital cardiac arrest. Circulation November 2017 Notes: Poster Presentation at the AHA Scientific Sessions Meeting, November 2017, Anaheim, CA.

Sutton RM, Morgan RW, Kilbaugh TJ, Nadkarni VM, Berg RA: Cardiopulmonary resuscitation in pediatric and cardiac intensive care units. Clinics of North America 64(5): 961-972, October 2017.

Anderson LW, Vognsen M, Topjian AA, Brown L, Berg RA, Nadkarni VM: Pediatric in-hospital acute respiratory compromise: A report from the American Heart Association’s Get With The Guidelines-Resuscitation Registry. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine 18(9): 838-849, September 2017.

Dalton HJ, Reeder R, Garcia-Filion P, Holubkov R, Berg RA, Zuppa AF, Moler FW, Shanley T, Pollack MM, Newth C, Berger J, Wessel D, Carcillo J, Bell M, Heidemann S, Meert KL, Harrison R, Doctor A, Tamburro RF, Dean JM, Jenkins T, Nicholson C; Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) Collaborative Pediatric Critical Care Research Network (CPCCRN): Factors associated with bleeding and thrombosis in children receiving extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO). American Journal of Respiratory Critical Care Medicine 196(6): 762-771, September 2017.

Berger JT, Holubkov R, Reeder R, Wessel DL, Meert K, Berg RA, Bell MJ, Tamburo R, Dean JM, Pollack MM; Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development collaborative Pediatric Critical Care Research Network: Morbidity and mortality prediction in pediatric heart surgery: Physiological profiles and surgical complexity. Journal of Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery 154(2): 620-628, August 2017.

Niles DE, Nishisaki A, Sutton RM, Elci OU, Meaney PA, O’Connor KA, Leffelman J, Kramer-Johansen Jo, Berg RA, Nadkarni VM: Improved retention of chest compression psychomotor skills with brief “rolling refresher” training. Simulation in Healthcare 12(4): 213-219, August 2017.

Morgan RW, Fitzgerald JC, Weiss SL, Nadkarni VM, Sutton RM, Berg RA: Sepsis-associated in-hospital cardiac arrest: Epidemiology, pathophysiology, and potential therapies. Journal of Critical Care 40: 128-135, August 2017.

Cashen K, Reeder CK, Dalton HJ. Berg RA, Shanley TP, Newth CJL, Pollack MM, Wessel D, Carcillo J, Harrision R, Dean JM, Jenkins T, Meert KL; Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Collaborative Pediatric Critical Care Research Network (CPCCRN): Functional status of neonatal and pediatric patients after extracorporeal membrane oxygenation. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine 18(6): 561-570, June 2017.

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Last updated: 10/10/2017
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