Rajeev Subramanyam Iyer, MBBS, MD, MS, FASA

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Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Associate Chief for Quality and Safety, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Cabinet Member - General Anesthesiology, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department: Anesthesiology and Critical Care

Contact information
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine
3401 Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104
MBBS (Medicine and Surgery)
Bangalore Medical College, 1999.
MD (Anesthesiology)
Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, 2006.
DNB (Anesthesiology)
National Board of India, 2007.
MS (Clinical and Translational Research)
University of Cincinnati, 2013.
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Description of Other Expertise

Quality Improvement and Patient Safety

Description of Research Expertise

Anesthesia and Surgical outcomes in children with obstructive sleep apnea
Anesthesia and Surgical outcomes in children exposed to secondhand smoke

Selected Publications

Isserman RS, Yuan I, Elliott EM, Muhly WT, Iyer RS, Farrell HA, Varallo DA, Georgostathi G, Richter AG, Stiso J, Tsui FR, Feldman JM. : Reducing the environmental impact of mask inductions in children: A quality improvement report. Paediatr Anaesth 33(9): 728-735, Sep 2023.

O'Brien E, Babirak L, Julian N, Kraemer F, Gurnaney H, Pearsall M, Bailey P, Subramanyam R: Increasing Faculty Competency in Ultrasound Guided Peripheral Nerve Blocks in Pediatric Anesthesia: A Quality Improvement Project. Society for Pediatric Anesthesia Annual Meeting Abstract April 2022.

Jones Oguh S, McClung H, Jablonka D, Subramanyam R. : Pediatric obstructive sleep apnea: screening, diagnosis, outcomes, and disparities in care. Int Anesthesiol Clin. 2022 Apr 1;60(2):66-73. doi: 10.1097/AIA.0000000000000361. PMID: 35261346. April 2022.

Subramanyam R, Oke A, Bruins B, Garcia Marcinkiewicz A: Increasing Faculty Competency in Pediatric Fiberoptic Intubation: A Quality Improvement Project. International Anesthesia Research Society Virtual Meeting March 2022.

Subramanyam R, Romer AJ, Montenegro L. : Intravenous magnesium: Are we crossing the limits? Paediatr Anaesth. 2022 Apr;32(4):494-496. doi: 10.1111/pan.14405. PMID: 35343036. 2022.

Buck DW, Claure R, Tjia IM, Varughese AM, Brustowicz R, Subramanyam R. : How the Wake Up Safe pediatric anesthesia collaborative increased quality improvement capability and collaboration. Paediatr Anaesth. 2022 May 8. doi: 10.1111/pan.14480. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 35527475. 2022.

Iyer RS, Matava C, Alessandro V, Drum ET, Dalal PG, Evans F, Griffis H, Liu H, Kajal K, Puri GD, Varghese E, Fiadjoe JE. : A global cross-sectional survey of personal protective equipment practices from 125 institutions in 37 countries during the COVID-19 pandemic. J Clin Anesth. 2022 Sep;80:110881. doi: 10.1016/j.jclinane.2022.110881. Epub 2022 May 8. PMID: 35594725; PMCID: PMC9080221. 2022.

Iyer RS, Varughese AM. : Closing the global quality gaps in pediatric anesthesia. Paediatr Anaesth. 2022 Nov;32(11):1178-1180. doi: 10.1111/pan.14538. PMID: 36208478. 2022.

Yuan I, Missett RM, Jones-Oguh S, Massa CB, Babus LW, Garcia-Marcinkiewicz AG, Daly Guris RJ, Johnson G, McClung-Pasqualino H, Sequera-Ramos L, Iyer RS, Kurth CD. : Implementation of an electroencephalogram-guided propofol anesthesia education program in an academic pediatric anesthesia practice. Paediatr Anaesth. 2022 Nov;32(11):1252-1261. doi: 10.1111/pan.14520. PMID: 35793171. 2022.

Mecoli MD, Ding L, Yang G, McSoley JW, Doellman DA, Rineair SA, Subramanyam R. : Factors associated with intraoperative intravenous catheter extravasation in children. Anaesth Intensive Care. 2022 Jul;50(4):306-311. doi: 10.1177/0310057X211062614. Epub 2022 Mar 11. 2022.

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Last updated: 08/31/2023
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