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

Berg RA: Diastolic blood pressure during in-hospital CPR is associated with survival. Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) May 2017 Notes: Platform Presentation at the Pediatric Academic Society Meeting, May 8, 2017, San Francisco, CA.

Berg RA, Sutton RM, Nadkarni VM, Hall MW, Harrison R, Sapru A, Reeder R, Telford R, John B, Pollaack M, Newth CJ, Meert K, Moler F, Carpenter T, Carcillo J, McQuillen P, Tamburro R: Diastolic blood pressure during in-hospital CPR is associated with survival. Pediatric Academic Society Conference May 2017 Notes: Platform Presentation at the Pediatric Academic Society Conference May 2017, San Francisco, CA.

Du Pont-Thibodeau G, Sanchez SM, Jawad AF, Berg RA, Abend NS, Topjian AA: Seizure detection by critical care providers using amplitude-integrated EEG and color density spectral array. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine 18(4): 363-369, April 2017.

Berg RA, Andersen LW, Donnino MW: Time interval data in a pediatric in-hospital resuscitation study-reply. JAMA 317(9): 973-974, March 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, March 2017.

Lin J, Banwell BL, Berg RA, Dlugos DJ, Ichord RN, Kilbaugh TJ, Kirsch RE, Kirschen MP, Licht DJ, Massey SL, Naim MY, Rintoul NE, Topjian AA, Abend NS: Electrographic seizures in children and neonates undergoing extracorporeal membrane oxygenation. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine 18(3): 249-257, March 2017.

Fitzgerald JC, Weiss SL, Maude S, Barrett D, Lacey S, Melenhorst J, Shaw P, Berg RA, June C, Porter D, Frey N, Grupp S, Teachey D: Cytokine release syndrome after chimeric antigen receptor T-cell therapy for leukemia. Critical Care Medicine 45(2): e124-e131, February 2017.

Morgan RW, Kilbaugh TJ, Shoap W, Bratinov G, Lin Y, Hsieh TC, Nadkarni VM, Berg RA, Sutton RM: A hemodynamic-directed approach to pediatric cardiopulmonary resuscitation (HD-CPR) improves survival. Resuscitation 111: 41-47, February 2017.

Naim MY, Burke RV, McNally BF, Song L, Griffis HM, Berg RA, Vellano K, Markenson D, Bradley RN, Rossano JW for the CARES Surveillance Group: Association of bystander cardiopulmonary resuscitation with overall and neurologically favorable survival after pediatric out of hospital cardiac arrest in the United States. JAMA Pediatrics 171(2): 133-141, February 2017.

Jalali A, Simpao AF, Nadkarni VM, Berg RA, Nataraj C: A novel nonlinear mathematical model of thoracic wall mechanics during cardiopulmonary resuscitation based on a porcine model of cardiac arrest. J Med Syst 41(2): 20, February 2017.

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Last updated: 05/23/2017
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