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Ari Weintraub, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology and Critical Care
Attending Anesthesiologist, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department: Anesthesiology and Critical Care

Contact information
Department of Anesthesiology & Critical Care Medicine
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
34th Street & Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4399
Office: 267-426-9640
Fax: 215-590-1415
BS (Life Sciences)
Johns Hopkins University, 1995.
BTL (Talmudic Law)
Ner Israel Rabbinical College, 1995.
NDE (Talmudic Law)
Mir Yeshiva Jerusalem, 1996.
MD (Medicine)
University of Maryland, School of Medicine, 2000.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern, Pediatrics, The Children's Hospital at Sinai, Baltimore, MD, 2000-2001.
Resident, Pediatrics, The Children's Hospital at Sinai, Baltimore, MD, 2001-2003.
Chief Resident, Pediatrics, The Children's Hospital at Sinai, Baltimore, MD, 2003-2004.
Resident, Anesthesiology and Critical Care, The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 2004-2007.
Fellow, Pediatric Anesthesiology, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia PA, 2007-2008.
American Board of Pediatrics, 2003.
Neonatal Resuscitation Program Provider, 2005.
American Board of Anesthesiology, 2010.
Pediatric Advanced Life Support Provider, 2012.
Advanced Cardiac Life Support Provider, 2012.
American Board of Anesthesiology - Pediatric Anesthesia, 2013.
Pediatric Advanced Life Support Instructor, 2013.
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Description of Other Expertise

Dr. Weintraub has delivered many lectures and moderated small group sessions devoted to studying the interplay of medical science and practice with Halacha (Jewish Law) at several institutions in the Orthodox Jewish community in Lower Merion, Pennsylvania.

Description of Research Expertise

Ari Y. Weintraub's area of research interest is in describing and characterizing the need for and effects of exogenous steroid administration during the perioperative period. As director of anesthesia services for the GI Endoscopy Suite, Dr. Weintraub is actively engaged in ongoing quality improvement and safety reviews of patients undergoing GI endoscopic procedures under general anesthesia. He is also interested in optimal perioperative management of diabetes, congenital hyperinsulinism, and other endocrine disorders in pediatric patients.

Selected Publications

Weintraub AY: Hypoglycemia and Hyperglycemia. Complications in Anesthesia, Third Edition. Fleisher LA, Rosenbaum SH (eds.). Elsevier, Page: 732, 2018.

Weintraub AY, Deutsch ES, Hales RL, Buchanan NA, Rock WL, Rehman MA: Using high-technology simulators to prepare anesthesia providers prior to implementation of a new electronic health record module. Anesthesia & Analgesia 124(6): 1815, Jun 2017.

Maxwell LG, Weintraub AY: Endocrine Disorders. Smith's Anesthesia for Infants and Children, 9th Edition. Davis PJ, Cladis FP (eds.). Elsevier, Page: 1101, 2017.

Weintraub AY, Maxwell LG: Preoperative Assessment and Preparation. Fundamentals of Pediatric Surgery, Second Edition. Mattei P (eds.). Springer, Page: 3, 2016.

Gurnaney H, Kraemer FW, Maxwell L, Muhly WT, Schleelein L, Ganesh A: Ambulatory continuous peripheral nerve blocks in children and adolescents -a longitudinal eight year single center study. Anesthesia & Analgesia 118(3): 621-627, 2014.

Weintraub AY: Special pharmacology in pediatric anesthesia. Pediatric Anesthesiology Review Topics. Lockman JL (eds.). Naerthwyn Press, Book 2(Chapter 4), 2013 Notes: Kindle Edition.

Shaw R, Weintraub AY, Litman RS: Does Noonan syndrome increase malignant hyperthermia susceptibility? Malignant Hyperthermia Association of the United States 2013.

Stohl SM,Stohl HE, Weintraub AY, Tran KM: The EXIT procedure. Anesthesia and the Fetus. Ginosar Y,Reynolds F, Halpern S, Weiner CP (eds.). Blackwell Publishing Ltd. Page: 183, 2013.

Sun LS, Li G, DiMaggio CJ, Byrne MW, Ing C, Miller TLK, Bellinger DV, Han S, McGowan FX : Feasibility and pilot study of the Pediatric Anesthesia NeuroDevelopment Assessment (PANDA) project. Journal of Neurosurgical Anesthesiology 24(4): 382, October 2012.

Weintraub AY, Schwartz AJ (eds.): Rotating Anesthesia Resident Handbook. CHOP Department of Anesthesiology and CCM February 2012.

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