Jorge Augusto Gálvez, M.D., M.B.I.

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Assistant 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
Department of Anesthesiology & Critical Care Medicine
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
3401 Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-590-1858
Fax: 215-590-1415
Lab: 267-426-0580
B.S. (Biology; Spanish)
University of Miami, 2001.
M.D. (Medicine)
Yale University School of Medicine, 2006.
M.B.I. (Biomedical Informatics)
Oregon Health and Science University, 2016.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Difficult Airway Management, Ultrasound Guided Vascular Access, Pain Management, Neonatal Anesthesia, Craniofacial reconstruction, Perioperative Transfusion Medicine.

Description of Other Expertise

Mobile App Developer (Windows Mobile, iOS, Android)

Description of Research Expertise

Information Technology, Clinical Decision Support, Data visualization, machine learning, Biomedical Informatics, 3D printing, Patient Safety, Pediatric Anesthesiology, Pain Management.

Selected Publications

Perez B, Childs J, Snyderman B, Tran K, Harris K, Gálvez JA.: A Protocol for Implementing Audiovisual Immersive Technology to Treat Preoperative Anxiety in Pediatric Patients. Society for Pediatric Anesthesia Annual Meeting (Virtual). February 2021.

Matava C, Gálvez JA: Aerosol Retention Barriers - Roles and Limitations. Anesthesiology January 2021 Notes: Accepted for publication.

Tan JM, Tam V, Galvez JA, Hsu G, Quarshie W, Wasey JO, Nelson O, Simpao AF. : Geographic and Socioeconomic Risk Factors Associated with Late Arrivals for Elective Surgery in a Children’s Hospital: An Application of Geospatial Analysis with Electronic Health Records. The American Society of Anesthesiology 2020 Annual Meeting. Washington, DC. October 2020. October 2020.

Peyton J, Park R, Staffa SJ, Sabato S, Templeton TW, Stein ML, Garcia-Marcinkiewicz AG, Kiss E, Fiadjoe JE, von Ungern-Sternberg B, Chiao F, Olomu P, Zurakowski D, Kovatsis PG, On behalf of the PeDI Collaborative Investigators. (Jorge Gálvez is a PeDI Collaborative Investigator): A comparison of videolaryngoscopy using standard blades or non- standard blades in children in the Paediatric Difficult Intubation Registry. British Journal of Anesthesia September 2020 Notes: Epub ahead of print.

Jablonka D, Nishisaki A, Feldman J, Galvez JA, Gurnaney HG, Rizzi MD, Simpao AF, Subramanyam R, Litman RS.: Exhaled Nitric Oxide Measurement for Pediatric Adenotonsillectomy: Feasibility Study. Pediatric Anesthesia 30(9): 1027-1032, September 2020.

Simpao AF, Wu L, Nelson O, Galvez JA, Tan JM, Wasey JO, Muhly WT, Tsui FC, Masino AJ, Stricker, PA.: Preoperative fluid fasting times and post-induction low blood pressure in children: a retrospective analysis. Anesthesiology(133), 523-533, September 2020.

Gálvez JA, Hsu G, Dubow S, Obermeier L, Blair P, Friedman D, Sesok-Pizzini D.: How do I... Incorporate a two-sample blood type verification in a pediatric hospital? Transfusion August 2020 Notes: Epub ahead of print.

Gálvez JA, Acquah S, Ahumada L, Cai L, Polanski M, Wu L, Simpao AF, Tan JM, Wasey J, Fiadjoe JE.: Analysis of Laryngoscopy Attempts in Infants: Reply Anesthesiology. Kharasch (eds.). 133(1): 237-238, July 2020.

Gálvez JA, Acquah S, Ahumada L, Cai L, Polanski M, Wu L, Simpao AF, Tan JM, Wasey J, Fiadjoe JE.: Analysis of Laryngoscopy Attempts in Infants: Reply. Anesthesiology July 2020.

Gálvez JA.: Pediatric Anesthesia in 2020, time to reflect and look to the future! Current Opinion in Anesthesiology June 2020.

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Last updated: 01/12/2021
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