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Jimmy W. Huh, MD

Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Attending Physician, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
Department: Anesthesiology and Critical Care

Contact information
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia,
Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care
3401 Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-590-5505
BS (Biology)
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute: Troy, NY, 1987.
MD (Medicine)
SUNY-Health Science Center (Upstate Medical Center) at Syracuse, New York, 1992.
Post-Graduate Training
Resident, Pediatrics, Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, 1992-1995.
Fellow, Pediatric Critical Care, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, 1997-2000.
Recertification, Advanced Cardiac Life Support, 2022.
Recertification, Basic Life Support, 2022.
Recertification, American Board of General Pediatrics, 2022.
Recertification, Pediatric Advanced Life Support, 2022.
Recertification, Advanced Trauma Life Support , 2024.
Recertification, American Board of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, 2027.
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Description of Research Expertise

Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury

Description of Clinical Expertise

Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

Description of Other Expertise

Pediatric neurosurgical neurocritical care

Selected Publications

Dominguez TE, Mitchell M, Friess SH, Huh JW, Manno CS, Ravishankaer C., Gaynor JW, Tabbutt S: The use of recombinant factor VIIa for refractory hemorrhage during Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine 6(3): 348-351, 2005.

Beno S, Huh JW: Analgesia and Sedation. The Philadelphia Guide: Inpatient Pediatrics. Frank G, Shah SS, Catallozzi MC, Zaoutis LB (eds.). Blackwell Publishing Company, Hoboken, NJ, Page: 16-19, 2005.

Dominguez TE, Priestley MA, Huh JW : Caution should be exercised when maintaining a serum sodium level greater than 160 meq/l for severe pediatric traumatic brain injury. Critical Care Medicine 32(6): 1438-1440, 2004.

Huh JW, Rittase WB, Raghupathi R: Closed head injury in immature rats: Evidence for an age-at-injury effect on synapse structure and axonal damage. Critical Care Medicine 32(Suppl 12): A22, December 2004 Notes: Selected for Oral Presentation at the 34th Annual Society of Critical Care Congress, Phoenix, AZ, January 2005.

Su F, Raghupathi R, Huh JW: Neurointensive Care for Traumatic Brain Injury in Children. 5(1): 1-9, 2004.

Priestley MA, Huh JW, Zuppa AF: Chapter 38: Pediatric Critical Care. Pediatric Anesthesia. Litman, R (eds.). The Requisite, Elsevier Press, Philadelphia, PA, Page: 325-343, 2004.

Spinella PC, Dominguez TE, Drott HR, Huh JW, McCormick L, Rajendra A, Argon J, McIntosh TK., Helfaer MA: S-100B protein-serum levels in healthy children and its association with outcome in pediatric traumatic brain injury. Critical Care Medicine 31(3): 939-945, 2003.

Huh JW, Raghupathi R, Laurer HL, Helfaer MA, Saatman KE: Transient loss of microtubule-associated protein 2 immunoreactivity after moderate brain injury in mice. Journal of Neurotrauma 20(10): 975-984, 2003.

Huh JW, Saatman KE, Mason III LL, Mu Y, Raghupathi R: Age-dependent chronic cognitive deficits and acute calpain activation following diffuse brain trauma in the immature rat. Journal of Neurotrauma 20(10): 1058, 2003 Notes: Abstract Award finalist at the 21st Annual National Neurotrauma Symposium.

Huh JW, Priestley MA, Sutton L, Stafford P, Bellah R, Gallagher P, Schultz SE, Roth C, Dolin N, Trimarchi T, Cho C, Helfaer MA: Effect of head position on intracranial pressure, cerebral perfusion pressure and cerebral venous outflow in pediatric traumatic brain-injury. Crit Care Medicine 31(Suppl 12): A91, 2003 Notes: Presented at the Society of Critical Care Medicine Symposium, Orlando, FL February, 2004.

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