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
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

Conlon TW, Himebauch AS, Kojima T, Glau C, Woods-Hill C, Boyer DL, Berg RA, Nishisaki A: Pediatric CCM fellowship bedside ultrasound curriculum development. Critical Care Medicine December 2016 Notes: Poster Presentation at 46th Critical Care Congress, January 2017, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Berg RA, Nadkarni VM, Sutton RM ,Dean M, Pollack M: Authors’response to Nunez-Rodriguez letter. Critical Care Medicine. 44(8): e763, August 2016.

Morgan RW, French B, Kilbaugh TJ, Naim MY, Wolfe HA, Bratinov G, Shoap W, Hsieh TC, Nadkarni VM, Berg RA, Sutton RM: A quantitative comparison of physiologic indicators of cardiopulmonary resuscitation quality: Diastolic blood pressure versus end-tidal carbon dioxide. Resuscitation 104: 6-11, July 2016.

Conlon TW, Ishizuke M, Himebauch A, Cohen M, Berg RA, Nishisaki A : Hemodynamic bedside ultrasound image quality and interpretation after implementation of a training curriculum for pediatric critical care medicine providers. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine 17(7): 598-604, July 2016.

Yehya N, Thomas NJ, Meyer NJ, Christie JD, Berg RA, Margulies SS: Circulating markers of endothelial and alveolar epithelial dysfunction are associated with mortality in pediatric acute respiratory distress syndrome. Intensive Care Medicine 42(7): 1137-1145, July 2016.

Morrison WE, Berg RA: Caring for the team is caring for the patient (and the future). Pediatric Critical Care Medicine 17(7): 703-704, July 2016 Notes: Editorial.

Ishizuka M, Rangarajan V, Sawyer TL, Napolitano N, Boyer DL, Morrison WE, Lockman JL, Berg RA, Nadkarni VM, Nishisaki A; for the NEAR4KIDS Investigators and Pediatric Acute Lung Injury and Sepsis Investigators (PALISI) Network: The development of tracheal intubation proficiency outside the operating suite during pediatric critical care medicine fellowship training; A retrospective cohort study using cumulative sum analysis Pediatric Critical Care Medicine 17(7): e309-16, July 2016.

Topjian AA, Sanchez SM, Shults J, Berg RA, Dlugos DJ, Abend NS: Early electroencephalographic background features predict outcomes in children resuscitated from cardiac arrest. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine 17(6): 547-557, June 2016.

Teachey DT, Lacey SF, Shaw PA, Melenhorst JJ, Maude SL, Frey N, Pequignot E, Gonzalez VE, Chen F, Finklestein J, Barrett DM, Weiss SL, Fitzgerald JC, Berg RA, Aplenc R, Callahan C, Rheingold SR, Zheng Z, Rose-John S, Nazimuddin F, Wertheim G, Levine BL, June CH, Porter DL, Grupp SA: Identification of predictive biomarkers for cytokine release syndrome after chimeric antigen receptor T cell therapy for acute lymphoblastic leukemia Cancer Discovery 6(6): 664-679, june 2016.

Ferguson MA, Sutton RM, Karlsson M, Sjovall F, Becker LB, Berg RA, Margulies SS, Kilbuagh TJ: Increased platelet mitochondrial respiration after cardiac arrest and resuscitation as a potential peripheral biosignature of cerebral bioenergetics dysfunction. Journal of Bioenergetics and Biomembranes 48(3): 269-279, June 2016.

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Last updated: 08/23/2016
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