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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

Glau CL, Conlon TW, Himebauch AS, Yehya N, Weiss SL, Berg RA. Nishisaki A: Progressive diaphragm atrophy in pediatric acute respiratory failure. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine 19(5): 406-411, May 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 19(5): 421-432, May 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 137(17): 1784-1795, April 2018.

Reeder RW, Girling A, Wolfe HA, Holubkov R, Berg RA, Naim MY, Meert KL, Tilford B, Carcillo JA, Hamilton M, Bochkoris M, Hall M, Maa T, Yates A, Sapru A, Kelly R, Federman M, Dean M, McQuillen PS, Franzon D, Pollack MM, Siems A, Diddle J, Wessel DL, Mourani P, Zebuhr C, Bishop R, Freiss S, Burns C, Viteri S, Hehir DA, Coleman RW, Jenkins TL, Notterman DA, Tamburro RF, Sutton RM: Improving outcomes from pediatric cardiac arrest - the ICU-RESUScitation project: Study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Trials 19(1): 213, April 2018.

Kirschen MP, Snyder M, Winters M, Ichord R, Berg RA, Nadkarni VM, Topjian AA: Survey of bedside clinical neurologic assessments in US PICUs. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine 19(4): 339-344, April 2018.

Morgan RW, Sutton RM, Karlsson M, Lautz AJ, Mavroudis CD, Landis WP, Jeong S, Craig N, Nadkarni VM, Kilbaugh TJ, Berg RA: Pulmonary vasodilator therapy in shock-associated cardiac arrest. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 197(7): 905-912, April 2018.

Pollack MM, Holubkov R, Reeder R, Dean JM, Meert KL, Berg RA, Newth CJL, Berger JT, Harrison RE, Carcillo J, Dalton H, Wessel DL, Jenkins TL, Tamburro R; Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Collaborative Pediatric Critical Care Research Network (CPCCRN): PICU length of stay: Factors associated with bed utilization and development of a benchmarking model. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine 19(3): 196-203, March 2018.

Cashen K, Reeder R, Dalton HJ, Berg RA, Shanley TP, Newth CJL, Pollack MM, Wessel D, Carcillo J, Harrison R, Dean JM, Tampburro R, Meert KL; Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Collaborative Pediatric Critical Care Research Network (CPCCRN): Hyperoxia and Hpocapnia during pediatric extracorporeal membrane oxygenation: Associations with complications, mortality, and functional status among survivors. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine 19(3): 245-253, March 2018.

Holmberg MJ, Moskowitz A, Raymond TT, Berg RA, Nadkarni VM, Topjian AA, Grossestreuer AV, Donnino MW, Andersen LW, for the American Heart Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Resuscitation Investigators: Derivation and internal validation of a mortality prediction tool for initial survivors of pediatric in-hospital cardiac arrest. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine 19(3): 186-195, March 2018.

Morgan RW, Stinson HR, Wolfe HA, Lindell RB, Topjian AA, Nadkarni VM, Sutton RM, Berg RA, Kilbaugh TJ: Pediatric in-hospital cardiac arrest secondary to acute pulmonary embolism. Critical Care Medicine 46(3): e229-e234, March 2018.

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Last updated: 05/18/2018
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