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Robert A Berg, M.D.

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
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine
Division of Critical Care
34th Street & Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4399
Office: 267-426-3014
Fax: 215-590-4327
Education:
B.S. (Literature, Science, and Arts)
University of Michigan, 1971.
M.D. (Medicine)
University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine, 1975.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern in Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco, CA , 1975-1976.
Resident in Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco, CA, 1976-1977.
Chief Resident in Pediatrics, Good Samaritan Hospital, Phoenix, AZ, 1977-1978.
Fellow in Pediatric Critical Care (4 months), Children's Hospital of Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, 1985-1986.
Certifications
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), 1975.
American Board of Pediatrics (no need for recertification), 1979.
American Board of Pediatrics, Sub-Board of Critical Care Medicine (recertification 1995, 2003, 2009, 2014), 1987.
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), 1988.
Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS), 2012.
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Selected Publications

Lautz AJ, Morgan RW, Karlsson M, Mavroudis CD, Ko TS, Licht DJ, Nadkarni VM, Berg RA, Sutton RM, Kilbaugh TJ: Hemodynamic-directed CPR improves neurologic outcomes and mitochondrial function in heart and brain. Critical Care Medicine 47(3): e241-e249, March 2019 Notes: *Lautz and Morgan – co-first authors; +Kilbaugh and Sutton – co-senior authors.

Bircher NG, Chan PS, Xu Y, Faillace RT, Mancini ME, Berg RA, Allen E, Hunt EA, Nadkarni VM, Ann Peberdy M, Ornato JP, Braithwaite S, Nichol G, Warren S, Duncan K, LaBresh K, Sasson C, Knight L, Donnino MW, Smyth M, Eigel B, Gent L, Mader TJ, Kern KB, Geocadin RG; American Heart Association’s Get With The Guidelines-Resuscitation Investigators: Delays in cardiopulmonary resuscitation, defibrillation, and epinephrine administration all decrease survival in in-hospital cardiac arrest. Anesthesiology 130(3): 414-422, March 2019.

Nordseth T, Niles DE, Eftestol T, Sutton RM, Irusta U, Abella B, Berg RA, Nadkarni VM, Skogvoll E: Rhythm characteristics and patterns of change during cardiopulmonary resuscitation for in-hospital paediatric cardiac arrest. Resuscitation 135: 45-50, Febuary 2019.

Morgan RW, Yeung T, Landis WP, Graham K, Wolfe HA, Nadkarni VM, Berg RA, Weiss SL, Kilbaugh TJ, Topjian AA, Sutton RM: Post-arrest inflammatory markers and outcomes from pediatric in-hospital cardiac arrest. Critical Care Medicine 47(1 Suppl 1), January 2019 Notes: Research Snapshot Presentation at 48th Critical Care Congress, February 2019, San Diego, CA.

Yeung T, Chiotos K, Graham K, Wolfe HA, Niles DE, Nadkarni VM, Kilbaugh TJ, Berg RA, Topjian AA, Sutton RM, Morgan RW: Incidence of bacteremia following pediatric in-hospital cardiac arrest Critical Care Medicine 47(1 Suppl 1), January 2019 Notes: Research Snapshot Presentation at 48th Critical Care Congress, February 2019, San Diego, CA.

Landis WP, Reeder RW, Morgan RW, Meert KL, Yates AR, Berger JT, Carcillo JA, McQuillen PS, Pollack MM, Carpenter TC, Notterman DA, Dean M, Naim MN, Wolfe HA, Nadkarni VM, Berg RA, Sutton RM and the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Collaborative Pediatric Critical Care Research Network (CPCCRN) and the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute ICU RESUScitation Project Investigators: Variability in the science of cardiopulmonary resuscitation: Compression rate calculation methods. Critical Care Medicine 47(1 Suppl 1), January 2019 Notes: Research Snapshot Presentation at 48th Critical Care Congress, February 2019, San Diego, CA

Slovis JC, Morgan RW, Marquez AM, Mavroudis CD, Roberts AL, Landis WP, Delso N, Lin Y, Ko T, Nadkarni VM, Berg RA, Sutton RM, Kilbaugh TJ: Effect of epinephrine versus vasopressin rescue on cerebral blood flow during CPR. Critical Care Medicine 47(1 Suppl 1), January 2019 Notes: STAR Research Presentation at 48th Critical Care Congress, February 2019, San Diego, CA.

Morgan RW, Yeung T, Yehya N, Landis WP, Graham K, Nadkarni VM, Berg RA, Kilbaugh TJ, Topjian AA, Sutton RM: Influence of peri-arrest corticosteroid exposure on pediatric in-hospital cardiac arrest outcomes. Critical Care Medicine 47(1 Suppl 1), January 2019 Notes: Research Snapshot Presentation at 48th Critical Care Congress, February 2019, San Diego, CA.

Sutton RM, Morgan RW, Landis WP, Yeung T, Reeder RW, Meert KL, Yates AR, Berger JT, Carcillo JA, McQuillen PS, Pollack MM, Carpenter TC, Notterman DA, Dean JM, Naim MN, Wolfe HA, Nadkarni VM, Berg RA, the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Collaborative Pediatric Critical Care Research Network (CPCCRN) and the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute ICU RESUScitation Project Investigators: End-tidal carbon dioxide to identify return of spontaneous circulation during pediatric cardiac arrest Critical Care Medicine 47(1 Suppl 1), January 2019 Notes: STAR Research Presentation at 48th Critical Care Congress, February 2019, San Diego, CA.

Morgan RW, Yeung T, Himebauch AS, Conlon TW, Glau CL, Landis WP, Wolfe HA, Nadkarni VM, Berg RA, Kilbaugh TJ, Sutton RM, Topjian AA: Brain natriuretic peptide levels and outcomes after pediatric in-hospital cardiac arrest. Critical Care Medicine 47(1 Suppl 1), January 2019 Notes: Research Snapshot Presentation at 48th Critical Care Congress, February 2019, San Diego, CA.

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