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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

Hickson M, Winters M, Thomas N, Gardner M, Kirschen MP, Nadkarni VM, Berg RA, Pinto N, Topjian AA: Long-term quality of life in survivors of pediatric out-of-hospital cardiac arrest. Critical Care Medicine January 2021 Notes: Research Poster Presentation at 50th Critical Care Congress, February 2021 (Virtual).

Kirschen MP, Berman JI, Winters M, Levow C, Graham K, Balu R, Diaz-Arrastia R, Berg RA, Vossough A, Topjian AA: Diffusion tensor MR imaging is associated with outcome after pediatric cardiac arrest. Critical Care Medicine January 2021 Notes: Research Poster Presentation at 50th Critical Care Congress, February 2021 (Virtual).

Zinna S, Morgan RW, Landis W, Reeder R, Graham K, Wolfe H, Nadkarni VM, Berg RA, Sutton RM; for the ICU-RESUScitation Project Investigators: Physiologic support to initiate chest compressions for non-pulseless organized rhythms. Critical Care Medicine January 2021 Notes: Research Poster Presentation at 50th Critical Care Congress, February 2021 (Virtual).

Pinto NP, Berg RA, Zuppa A, Newth CJ, Pollack MM, Meert KL, Hall MW, Quasney M, Sapru A, Carcillo JA, McQuillen PS, Mourani PM, Wong H, Chima, RS, Holubkov R, Dean JM, Reeder RW, Zimmerman JJ for the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) Collaborative Pediatric Critical Care Research Network (CPCCRN) and the Life After Pediatric Sepsis Evaluation (LAPSE) Investigators : Improvement in health-related quality of life after community acquired pediatric septic shock. Critical Care Medicine January 2021 Notes: Research Poster Presentation at 50th Critical Care Congress, February, 2021 (Virtual).

Francoeur C, Weiss MJ, Macdonald JM, Press CA, Berg RA, Topjian AA, Morrison WE, Kirschen MP: Variabiity in the determination of death by neurologic criteria in pediatric institutions in the United States. Critical Care Medicine January 2021 Notes: Research Poster Presentation at 50th Critical Care Congress, February 2021 (Virtual), Silver Snapshot Award.

Senthil K, Hefti MM, Singh LN, Karlsson M, Mavroudis CD, Ko T, Nadkarni VM, Ehinger J, McGowan FX, Berg RA, Sutton RM, Morgan RW, Kilbaugh TJ: Hemodynamic-directed CPR preserves cerebral transcriptome and metabolome compared to Standard CPR. Critical Care Medicine January 2021 Notes: Research Poster Presentation at 50th Critical Care Congress, February 2021 (Virtual).

Slovis JC, Volk L, Mavroudis C, Landis WP, Roberts AL, Delso N, Hallowell T, Graham K, Starr J, Lin Y, Melchior R, Piel S, Hefti M, Nadkarni VM, Berg RA, Morgan RW, Kilbaugh TJ: Neurologic injury after prolonged cardiac arrest with ECMO rescue: A Porcine Model. Critical Care Medicine January 2021 Notes: Research Poster Presentation at 50th Critical Care Congress, February 2021 (Virtual).

Lauridsen KG, Morgan RW, Niles DE, Duval-Arnould J, Berg RA, Sutton RM, Knight L, Raymond T, Kurosawa H, Ikeyama T, Nadkarni VM; for the pediRES-Q Investigators: Chest Compression Quality Before and After Pauses during Pediatric In-hospital Resuscitation of children Ë‚ 8 years. Critical Care Medicine January 2021 Notes: Research Poster Presentation at 50th Critical Care Congress, February 2021 (Virtual).

Kirschen MP, Morgan RW, Majmudar T, Landis W, Ko T, Balu R, Balasubramanian S, Topjian AA, Sutton RM, Berg RA, Kilbaugh TJ: Association between cerebral autoregulation and outcome in swine model of pediatric cardiac arrest. Critical Care Medicine January 2021 Notes: Research Poster Presentation at 50th Critical Care Congress, February 2021 (Virtual).

Hickson M, Winters M, Thomas N, Gardner M, Kirschen MP, Nadkarni VM, Berg RA, Pinto N, Topjian AA: Long-term cognitive and functional outcomes in pediatric out-of-hospital cardiac arrest survivors. Critical Care Medicine January 2021 Notes: Research Poster Presentation at 50th Critical Care Congress, February 2021 (Virtual).

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