Matthew Pearsall, MD

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Assistant Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology and Critical Care
Department: Anesthesiology and Critical Care

Contact information
Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
3401 Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-590-1858
BS (Industrial Engineering with High Distinction)
Penn State University , 1997.
Post BS (Post Baccalaureate Premedical Studies)
University of Delaware, 2000.
MD (Medicine)
Thomas Jefferson University, 2006.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Cardiac anesthesia for non-cardiac surgery, pulmonary hypertension, congential heart disease

General anesthesia for conjoined twins

Pediatric ambulatory anesthesia

Transplant anesthesia

Description of Other Expertise

General Anesthesia Attending Call Scheduler (On-call administration)

Lead Board Runner General Anesthesia Division (OR & NORA resource management)

Selected Publications

Lin EE, Fazal FZ, Pearsall MF, Talwar D, Chang H, Shah A: Local anesthetic injection prior to incision decreases general anesthesia requirements in pediatric trigger thumb release: a randomized controlled trial. Pediatric Anesthesia Final draft in submission, 2021.

Pearsall M, Subramanyam R: Perioperative Approach of Pediatric Ambulatory Tonsillectomy and Adenoidectomy. Society of Anesthesia and Sleep Medicine Newsletter 9(2), 2020.

Perate AR, Pearsall MF, Ward C, Bailey P, Heuer G: Early Separation of Craniopagus Twins with a Shared Sagittal Sinus American Society of Anesthesiologists Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA October 2018 Notes: Medically Challenging Case Presentation.

Isserman R, Simpao A, Schwartz AJ, Pearsall M: T-wave Alternans and Long QT Syndrome. Anesthesiology 127(3): 567, September 2017.

Pearsall M, Feldman J: When does apparatus dead space matter for the pediatric patient? Anesthesia and Analgesia 118(4): 776-780, April 2014.

Pearsall M, Feldman J: When does apparatus dead space matter? Society of Pediatric Anesthesia Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, NV March 2013 Notes: Poster Presentation.

Pearsall M: Makeshift jet ventilator setup. Journal of Clinical Anesthesia 24 (2): 168-169, March 2012.

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Last updated: 03/24/2021
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