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Ari Weintraub, MD

Ari Weintraub, MD

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Assistant Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology and Critical Care
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
BTL (Talmudic Law)
Ner Israel Rabbinical College, 1995.
BS (Life Sciences)
Johns Hopkins University, 1995.
NDE (Talmudic Law)
Mir Yeshiva Jerusalem, 1996.
MD (Medicine)
University of Maryland, School of Medicine, 2000.
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Description of Other Expertise

Dr. Weintraub has delivered many lectures and moderated small group sessions devoted to studying the interplay of medical science and practice with Halacha (Jewish Law) at several institutions in the Orthodox Jewish community in Lower Merion, Pennsylvania.

Description of Research Expertise

Ari Y. Weintraub's area of research interest is in describing and characterizing the need for and effects of exogenous steroid administration during the perioperative period. As director of anesthesia services for the GI Endoscopy Suite, Dr. Weintraub is actively engaged in ongoing quality improvement and safety reviews of patients undergoing GI endoscopic procedures under general anesthesia. He is also interested in optimal perioperative management of diabetes, congenital hyperinsulinism, and other endocrine disorders in pediatric patients.

Selected Publications

Maxwell LG, Weintraub AY: Endocrine Disorders. Smith's Anesthesia for Infants and Children, 9th Edition. Peter J. Davis, Franklin P. Cladis (eds.). Elsevier, 2016?

Weintraub AY, Deutsch ES, Hales RL, Buchanan NA, Rock WL, Rehman MA: Using high-technology simulators to prepare anesthesia providers prior to implementation of a new electronic health record module. Submitted to Anesthesia & Analgesia 2016?

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 https://md.sermo.com/medical/ticket/details?nav=on&id=35465 April 2009 Notes: Moderated an online discussion of the ethics of using placebos in clinical medicine.

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Last updated: 04/14/2016
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