Lynne Gerson Maxwell, AB, MD

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Emeritus Professor CE of Anesthesiology and Critical Care
Diversity Search Advisor, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
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: 215-590-3842
Fax: 215-590-1415
AB (Biochemical Sciences)
Harvard University, 1969.
MD (Medicine)
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 1973.
Ac (Physician Acupuncture)
Harvard CME, 2010.
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Description of Research Expertise

Anesthesia neurotoxicity
Neonatal and infant pharmacolocy

Description of Clinical Expertise

Pediatric difficult airway management
Neonatal anesthesia
Pediatric pain management

Selected Publications

Muhly WT, Beltran R, Bielsky A, Bryskin R, Chinn C, Choudhry D, Cucchiaro G, Fernandez A, Glover C, Haile D, Kost-Byerly S, Schnepper G, Zurakowski D, Agarwal R, Bhalla T, Eisdorfer S, Huang H, Maxwell LG, Thomas J, Tijia I.: Perioperative management and in-hospital outcomes following minimally invasive repair of pectus excavatum: A multicenter registry report from the Society for Pediatric Anesthesia Improvement Network (SPAIN). Anesthesia and Analgesia 128(2): 315-327, February 2019.

Hammer GB, Maxwell LG, Taicher BM, Visoiu M, Cooper DS, Szmuk P, Pheng LH, Gosselin NH, Lu J, Devarakonda K.: Randomized Population Pharmacokinetic Analysis and Safety of Intravenous Acetaminophen for Acute Postoperative Pain in Neonates and Infants. J Clinical Pharmacology 60(1): 16-27, January 2020.

Faerber Jennifer, Zhong Wenjun, Dai Dingwei, Baehr Avi, Maxwell Lynne G, Kraemer Francis Wickham, Feudtner Chris: Comparative Safety of Morphine Delivered via Intravenous Route vs. Patient-Controlled Analgesia Device for Pediatric Inpatients. Journal of pain and symptom management Jan 2017.

Sun LS, Li G, Miller TLK, MD; Salorio C, ; Byrne MW, Bellinger DC, Ing C, Park R; Radcliffe J, Hays SR, DiMaggio CJ, Cooper TJ, Rauh V, Maxwell LG, Youn A, McGowan FX.: Association Between a Single General Anesthesia Exposure Before Age 36 Months and Neurocognitive Outcomes in Later Childhood. JAMA 315(21): 2312-2320, June 2016.

Ward Christopher G, Hines Scott J, Maxwell Lynne G, McGowan Francis X, Sun Lena S: Neurotoxicity, general anesthesia in young children, and a survey of current pediatric anesthesia practice at US teaching institutions. Paediatric anaesthesia 26(1): 60-5, Jan 2016.

Ward CG, Hines SJ, Maxwell LG, McGowan FX, Sun LS: Neurotoxicity, general anesthesia in young children, and a survey of current pediatric anesthesia practice at US teaching institutions. Paediatric Anaesthesia 26(1): 60-5, November 2015.

Duran MS, Meeker TM, Rintoul NE, Maxwell LG: Evaluating the efficacy and safety of epidural analgesia for postoperative pain management in neonates/infants undergoing abdominal or thoracic surgery. Journal of Pediatric Surgical Nursing 4(4): 137-146, October/December 2015.

Muhly WT, Gurnaney HG, Kraemer FW, Ganesh A, Maxwell LG: A retrospective comparison of ropivacaine and 2-chloroprocaine continuous thoracic epidural analgesia for management of postthoracotomy pain in infants. Paediatric Anaesthesia 25(11): 1162-7, August 2015.

Frawley Geoff, Bell Graham, Disma Nicola, Withington Davinia E, de Graaff Jurgen C, Morton Neil S, McCann Mary Ellen, Arnup Sarah J, Bagshaw Oliver, Wolfler Andrea, Bellinger David, Davidson Andrew J: Predictors of Failure of Awake Regional Anesthesia for Neonatal Hernia Repair: Data from the General Anesthesia Compared to Spinal Anesthesia Study--Comparing Apnea and Neurodevelopmental Outcomes. Anesthesiology 123(1): 55-65, Jul 2015.

Davidson AJ, Morton NS, Arnup SJ, de Graff JC, Disma N, Withington DE, Frawley G, Hunt RW, Hardy P, Khotcholava M, von Ungern Sternberg BS, Wilton N, Tuo P, Salvo I, Ormond G, Stargatt R, Locatelli BG, McCann ME; General anesthesia compared to spinal anesthesia (GAS) Consortium: Apnea after awake regional and general anesthesia in infants: the general anesthesia compared to spinal anesthesia study - comparing apnea and neurodevelopment outcomes: a randomized controlled trial. Anesthesiology 123(1): 38-54, July 2015.

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