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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

Fowler J, Wolfe HA, Kumar S, Sutton RM, Nadkarni VM, Berg RA, Topjian AA: Can we improve post-cardiac arrest care through the use of a computerized order entry pathway? Critical Care Medicine February 2018 Notes: Critical Care Medicine February 2018 Notes: Research snapshot Presentation at 47th Critical Care Congress, February 2018, San Antonio, TX.

Kirschen M, Snyder M, Winters M, Ichord R, Berg RA, Nadkarni VM, Topjian AA: Survey of bedside neurologic assessments in U.S. pediatric intensive care units. Critical Care Medicine February 2018 Notes: Research snapshot Presentation at 47th Critical Care Congress, February 2018, San Antonio, TX.

Berger JT, Villalobos ME, Clark AE, Holubkov R, Pollack MM, Berg RA, Carcillo JA, Dalton H, Harrison R, Meert KL, Newth CJL, Shanley TP, Wessel DL, Anand KJS, Zimmerman JJ, Sanders RC Jr, Liu T, Burr JS, Willson DF, Doctor A, Dean JM, Jenkins TL, Nicholson CE; Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Collaborative Pediatric Critical Care Research Network: Cognitive development 1 year after infantile critical pertussis. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine 19(2): 89-97, February 2018.

Laverriere E, Craig N, Napolitano N, Snyder M, Berg RA, Nadkarni VM, Fiadjoe J, Nishisaki A: Videolaryngoscopy-facilitated tracheal intubation coaching and technical debrief. Critical Care Medicine February 2018 Notes: Research snapshot Presentation at 47th Critical Care Congress, February 2018, San Antonio, TX.

Wolfe HA, Morgan RW, Topjian AA, Fink E, Berg RA, Nadkarni VM, Nishisaki A, Sutton RM: Process deviations during pediatric resuscitation are associated with decreased survival. Critical Care Medicine February 2018 Notes: Research snapshot Presentation at 47th Critical Care Congress, February 2018, San Antonio, TX.

Morgan RW, Landis W, Kilbaugh TJ, Wolfe HA, Berg RA, Nadkarni VM, Sutton RM: Hemodynamic effects of chest compression interruptions during cardiac arrest resuscitation. Critical Care Medicine February 2018 Notes: Research snapshot Presentation at 47th Critical Care Congress, February 2018, San Antonio, TX.

Stinson HR, Srinivasan V, Topjian AA, Sutton RM, Nadkarni VM, Berg RA, Raymond TT; for the American Heart Association Get With the Guidelines-Resuscitation Investigators: Failure of invasive airway placement on the first attempt is associated with progression to cardiac arrest in pediatric acute respiratory compromise. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine 19(1): 9-16, January 2018.

9. Mavroudis CD, Karlsson M, Ko T, Hefti M, Gentile JI, Morgan RW, Plyer R, Mensah-Brown KG, Boorady TW, Melchior R, Rosenthal TM, Shade BC, Schiavo KL, Nicolson SC, Spray TL, Sutton RM, Berg RA, Licht DJ, Gaynor JW, Kilbaugh TJ: Cerebral mitochondrial dysfunction associated with deep hypothermic circulatory arrest in neonatal swine. European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery Epub ahead of print 2018.

Niles DE, Duval-Arnould J, Skellett S, Knight L, Su F, Raymond TT, Sweberg T, Sen AI, Atkins DL, Friess SH, de Caen AR, Kurosawa H, Sutton RM, Wolfe HA, Berg RA, Silver A, Hunt EA, Nadkarni VM; for the pediatric Resuscitation Quality (pediRES-Q) Collaborative investigators: Characterization of pediatric in-hospital CPR quality metrics across an international resuscitation collaborative. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine In Press 2018.

Berg RA, Sutton RM, Reeder RW, Berger JT, Newth CJ, Carcillo JA, McQuillen PS, Meert KL, Yates AR, Harrison RE, Moler FW, Pollack MM, Carpenter TC, Wessel DL, Jenkins TL, Notterman DA, Holubkov R, Tamburro RF, Dean JM, Nadkarni VM for the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Collaborative Pediatric Critical Care Research Network (CPCCRN) Pediatric Intensive Care Quality of Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (PICqCPR) investigators: Association between diastolic blood pressure during pediatric in-hospital cardiopulmonary resuscitation and survival. Circulation Epub ahead of print 2018.

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Last updated: 02/16/2018
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