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Robert A Berg, M.D.

Professor CE of Anesthesiology and Critical Care
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

Maddux AB, Mourani PM, Banks R, Reeder RW, Pollack MM, Berg RA, Meert KL, McQuillen PS, Yates AR, Notterman DA, Berger JT; Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Collaborative Pediatric Critical Care Research Network: Inhaled Nitric Oxide Use and Outcomes in Critically Ill Children With a History of Prematurity. Respiratory Care 66(10): 1549-1559, October 2021.

Topjian AA, Bingqing Z, Xiao R, Fung FW, Berg RA, Graham K, Abend NS: Multimodal Monitoring Including Early EEG Improves Stratification of Brain Injury Severity after Pediatric Cardiac Arrest. Resuscitation 167: 282-288, October 2021.

Kienzle MF, Morgan RTW, Faeber JA, Graham K, Katcoff H, Landis WP, Topjian AA, Kilbaugh TJ, Nadkarni VM, Berg RA, Sutton RM: The effect of epinephrine dosing intervals on outcomes from pediatric in-hospital cardiac arrest. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 204(8): 977-985, October 2021.

Kirschen MP, Majmudar T, Beaulieu F, Burnett R, Shaik M, Balu R, Kilbaugh TJ, Diaz-Arrastia R, Berg RA, Topjian AA : Deviations from NIRS-derived optimal blood pressure are associated with worse outcomes after pediatric cardiac arrest. Neurocritical Care September 2021 Notes: Poster Presentation at the Neurocritical Care Society 19th Annual Meeting, October 26-29, 2021, Chicago, IL.

Ullman NL, Press CA, Palmer CA, Cooper KK, Berg RA, Friess SH, Graham K, Kilbaugh TJ, Morgan RW, Mourani PM, Nadkarni VM, Naim NY, Qunibi DW, Reeder RW, Wolfe HA, Sutton RM, Kirschen MP, on behalf of the ICU-RESUS Investigators and the Collaborative Pediatric Critical Care Research Network Investigators: Variability of post-cardiac arrest neuroimaging practices in pediatric intensive care units. Neurocritical Care September 2021 Notes: Awarded Distinguished Poster Award at the Neurocritical Care Society 19th Annual Meeting, October 26-29, 2021, Chicago, IL.

Kirschen MP, Berman JI, Liu H, Griffis H, Mondal A, Levow C, Winters M, Graham K, Balu R, Huh JW, Chen SS, Diaz-Arrastia R, Berg RA, Vossough A, Topjian AA: Diffusion-weighted MRI is associated with outcome after pediatric cardiac arrest. Neurocritical Care September 2021 Notes: Poster Presentation at the Neurocritical Care Society 19th Annual Meeting, October 26-29, 2021, Chicago, IL.

Naim MY, Griffis HM, Berg RA, Bradley RN, Burke RV, Markenson D, McNally BF, Nadkarni VM, Lihai Song L, Vellano K, Vetter V, Rossano JW: Compression-only versus Rescue-breathing Bystander Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation in Pediatric Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrests. Journal of the American College of Cardiology 78(10): 1042-1052, Septmeber 2021.

Dalton HJ, Berg RA, Nadkarni VM, Kochanek PM, Tisherman SA, Thiagarajan R, Alexander P, Bartlett RH: Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Rescue Therapies. Critical Care Medicine 2021 September; 49(9):1375-1388: Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Rescue Therapies. Critical Care Medicine 49(9): 1375-1388, September 2021.

Pinto NP, Berg RA, Zuppa AF, Newth CJ, Pollack MM, Meert KL, Hall MW, Quasney M, Sapru A, Carcillo JA, McQuillen PS, Mourani PM, Chima RS, Holubkov R, Nadkarni VM, Reeder RW, Zimmerman JJ, and the Life After Pediatric Sepsis Evaluation (LAPSE) Investigators: Improvement in Health-Related Quality of Life After Community Acquired Pediatric Septic Shock. Frontiers in Pediatrics 9: 675374, August 2021 Notes: eCollection.

Lauridsen KG, Krogh K, Müller SD, Schmidt AS, Nadkarni VM, Berg RA, Bach L, Dodt KK, Maack TC, Møller DS, Qvortrup M, Nielsen RP, Højbjerg R, Kirkegaard H, Løfgren B: Barriers and facilitators for in-hospital Rrsuscitation: A prospective clinical study. Resuscitation 164: 70-78, July 2021.

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Last updated: 10/18/2021
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