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
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
3401 Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-590-1858
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 and maternal-fetal anesthesia
Ultrasound-guided regional anesthesia and vascular access
Pediatric difficult airway management

Description of Research Expertise

Pediatric and maternal-fetal anesthesiology
Anesthesia informatics and analytics
Clinical decision support systems
Anesthesia information management systems

Selected Publications

Kazemi P, Lau F, Simpao AF, Williams RJ, Matava CT: The state of adoption of anesthesia information management systems in Canadian academic anesthesia departments: a survey. Can J Anesth 68(5): 693-705, May 2021.

Simpao AF, Wu L, Nelson O, Galvez JA, Tan JM, Wasey JO, Muhly WT, Tsui FC, Masino AJ, Stricker PA: Fasting duration and blood pressure in children: reply. Anesthesiology 134(4): 668-9, Apr 2021.

Simpao AF, Nelson O, Ahumada LM: Automated anesthesia artifact analysis: can machines be trained to take out the garbage? J Clin Monit Comp 35: 225-7, Apr 2021.

Simpao AF, Wu L, Nelson O, Gálvez 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(3): 523-33, Sep 2020.

Jablonka DH, Nishisaki A, Feldman JM, Gálvez JA, Gurnaney HG, Rizzi MD, Simpao AF, Subramanyam R, Litman RS: Exhaled nitric oxide measurement before pediatric adenotonsillectomy: a feasibility study. Paediatr Anaesth 30(9): 1027-32, Sep 2020.

Nelson O, Simpao AF, Tran KM, Lin EE: Fetal anesthesia: intrauterine therapies and immediate postnatal anesthesia for noncardiac surgical interventions. Curr Opin Anaesthesiol 33(3): 368-73, Jun 2020.

Lonsdale H, Jalali A, Gálvez JA, Ahumada LM, Simpao AF: Artificial intelligence in anesthesiology: hype, hope and hurdles. Anesth Analg 130(5): 1111-3, May 2020.

Lang SS, Vollmer E, Wu L, Bathini A, Kanuga B, Ma A, Barrett K, Gálvez JA, Storm PB, Huh J, Simpao AF: A retrospective study of neurological complications in pediatric patients with Moyamoya disease undergoing general anesthesia. Anesth Analg 132(2): 493-9, Feb 2021.

Matava C, Pankiv E, Ahumada LM, Weingarten B, Simpao AF: Artificial intelligence, machine learning and the pediatric airway. Paediatr Anaesth 30(3): 264-8, Mar 2020.

Gálvez JA, Wu L, Simpao AF, Tan JM, Muhly WT, Masino AJ, Sutherland T, Wasey JO, Nelson O, Lin EE, Fiadjoe JE, Stricker PA: Duration of preoperative clear fluid fasting and peripheral intravenous catheterization in children: a single-center observational cohort study of 9,693 patients. Paediatr Anaesth 30(2): 137-46, Feb 2020.

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Last updated: 04/14/2021
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