Allan F. Simpao, MD, MBI

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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
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
3401 Civic Center Blvd
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-590-1000
Education:
BA (Biology, Psychology)
Johns Hopkins University, 1998.
BS (Computer and Information Sciences)
University of Delaware, 2003.
MD (Medicine)
Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University, 2007.
MBI (Biomedical Informatics)
Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine, 2015.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Pediatric anesthesia
Special Delivery Unit maternal-fetal anesthesia
Difficult airway management
Ultrasound-guided regional anesthesia and vascular access

Description of Research Expertise

Pediatric anesthesiology
Clinical informatics
Visual analytics
Anesthesia information management systems

Selected Publications

Simpao AF, Rehman MA: Dyeing to find out how an 'AWEsim' bundle can impact anesthesia work environment contamination. Anesth Analg 2018 Notes: Accepted for publication.

Simpao AF, Galvez JA, Wartman EC, England WR, Wu L, Rehman MA, Ngo TV: The migration of caudally threaded thoracic epidural catheters in neonates and infants. Anesth Analg 2018 Notes: Accepted for publication.

Simpao AF, Rehman MA: Insight into our technology: anesthesia information management systems. Anesth Analg 2018 Notes: Accepted for publication.

Simpao AF, Galvez JA: Reporting of observational research in Anesthesiology: The importance of data quality: Trust but verify. Anesthesiology 128(2): 250-1, Feb 2018.

Simpao AF, Ahumada LM, Larru B, Cardenas AM, Metjian TA, Sullivan KV, Galvez JA, Desai BR, Rehman MA, Gerber JS: Design and implementation of a visual analytics electronic antibiogram within an electronic health record system at a tertiary pediatric hospital. Appl Clin Inform 9(1): 37-45, Jan 2018.

Simpao AF, Tan JM, Lingappan AM, Galvez JA, Morgan SE, Krall MA: A systematic review of near real-time and point-of-care clinical decision support in anesthesia information management systems. J Clin Monit Comput 31(5): 885-94, Oct 2017.

Simpao AF, Galvez JA, Cannesson M: Should we fear computers or the lack of them? Technology, digital quality improvement, and the care redesign process. Anesthesiology 126(3): 369-70, Mar 2017.

Simpao AF, Ahumada LM, Galvez JA, Bonafide CP, Wartman EC, England WR, Lingappan AM, Kilbaugh TJ, Jawad AF, Rehman MA: The timing and prevalence of intraoperative hypotension in infants undergoing laparoscopic pyloromyotomy at a tertiary pediatric hospital. Paediatr Anaesth 27(1): 66-76, Jan 2017.

Simpao AF, Pollock AN, McGinnis SE, Galvez JA: The vanishing neck mass: how using a laryngeal mask airway during magnetic resonance imaging of a child can cause misdiagnosis. Paediatr Anaesth 26(9): 942-3, Sep 2016.

Simpao AF, Galvez JA: When seconds count, buy more time: the Oxygen Reserve Index and its promising role in patient monitoring and safety. Anesthesiology 124(4): 750-1, Apr 2016.

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Last updated: 04/25/2018
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