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Mark S. Schreiner, MD

Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department: Anesthesiology and Critical Care

Contact information
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
3535 Market Street
Suite 1200
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-590-1857
Fax: 215-590-4927
BA (Chemistry)
The University of Rochester, 1974.
MD (Medicine)
St. Louis University, 1978.
Post-Graduate Training
Pediatric Residency, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, 1978-1981.
Anesthesia Residency, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 1981-1983.
Pediatric Anesthesia and Critical Fellowship, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, 1983-1984.
Masters in Health Sciences Program, Duke University, 1997-1998.
American Board of Pediatrics, 1983.
American Board of Anesthesia, 1984.
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Description of Research Expertise

Research Bioethics
Human Subjects Research
Research Regulation and Compliance
Pediatric Clinical Trials
Drug Development, Pediatric
Multicenter Clinical Trial Coordination

Description of Clinical Expertise

Pediatric Anesthesiology

Selected Publications

Gruver RS, Bishop-Gilyard CT, Lieberman A, Gerdes M, Virudachalam S, Suh AW, Kalra GK, Magge SN, Shults J, Schreiner MS, Power TJ, Berkowitz RI, Fiks AG.: Development and Pilot Trial of a Social Media Peer Group Intervention for Mothers to Prevent Obesity and Promote Healthy Growth from Infancy. Journal of Medical Internet Research (JMIR) Research Protocols. 5(3): e159, 2016 Notes: DOI:10.2196/resprot.5276 URL:

Schreiner MS, Feltman D, Wiswell T, Wooton S, Arnold C, Tyson J, Lantos JD: When is a Waiver of Consent Appropriate in a Neonatal Clinical Trial? Pediatrics 134(10): 1008-12, October 2014.

Schreiner MS, Feltman D, Wiswell T, Wooton S, Arnold C, Tyson J, Lantos JD: Ethics Rounds: When is a waiver of consent appropriate in a neonatal clinical trial. Pediatrics In Press, 2014.

Schreiner, MS: Ensuring Transparency: Presenting the Trade-Offs Between the Research Treatment Options. American Journal of Bioethics 13(12): 50-2, December 2013.

Stricker PA, Zuppa1 AF, Fiadjoe JE, Maxwell LG, Sussman EM, Pruitt EY, Goebel TK,Gastonguay TR, Taylor JA, Bartlett SP, Schreiner MS: Population pharmacokinetics of epsilon-aminocaproic acid in infants undergoing craniofacial reconstruction surgery. British Journal of Anaesthesia 110: 788-99, May 2013.

Apfelbaum JL, Silverstein JH, Chung FF, Connis RT, Fillmore RB, Hunt SE, Nichinovich, Schreiner, MS: Practice Guidelines for Postanesthetic Care: An Updated Report by the American Society of Anesthesiologists Task Force on Postanesthetic Care. Anesthesiology 96: 291-307, 2013.

Cook-Sather, SD, Gallagher, PR, Kruge, LE, Beus, JM, Ciampa, BP, Welch, KC, Shah-Hosseini, S, Choi, JS, Pachikara, R, Minger, K, Litman, RS, Schreiner, MS: Overweight/Obesity and Gastric Fluid Characteristics in Pediatric Day Surgery: Implications for Fasting Guidelines and Pulmonary Aspiration Risk. Anesthesia & Analgesia 109(3): 727-36, 2009.

Tabbutt, S, Nicolson, SC, Adamson, PC, Zhang, X, Hoffman, ML, Wells, W, Backer, CL, McGowan, FX, Tweddell, JS, Bokesch, P and Schreiner, M: The safety, efficacy, and pharmacokinetics of esmolol for blood pressure control immediately after repair of coarctation of the aorta in infants and children: a multicenter, double-blind, randomized trial. Journal of Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery 136(2): 321-8, 2008.

Tabbutt, S, Nicolson, SC, Dominguez, TE, Wells, W, Backer, CL, Tweddell, JS, Bokesch, P and Schreiner, M: Perioperative course in 118 infants and children undergoing coarctation repair via a thoracotomy: a prospective, multicenter experience. Journal of Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery 136(5): 1229-36, 2008.

Anninger W, Forbes B, Quinn G, Schreiner MS: The effect of topical tetracaine eye drops on emergence behavior and pain relief after strabismus surgery. Journal of American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus (in press), 2007.

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Last updated: 11/18/2017
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