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Arul Lingappan, MD

Clinical Associate of Anesthesiology and Critical Care
Department: Anesthesiology and Critical Care

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Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
3401 Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4399
BA (Biochemistry)
Rice University, 2001.
MD (Medicine)
Baylor College of Medicine, 2005.
Post-Graduate Training
Resident, Pediatrics, UCLA, 2005-2008.
Resident, Anesthesiology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 2010-2011.
Resident, Anesthesiology, Johns Hopkins Hospital, 2011-2013.
Fellow, Anesthesiology, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, 2013-2014.
American Board of Pediatrics, 2008.
American Board of Anesthesiology, 2014.
American Board of Anesthesiology (Pediatric Anesthesiology Certification), 2014.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Pediatric anesthesiology (including regional, liver transplant, and cardiac anesthesia)
Pediatric sedation
Ultrasound-guided vascular access

Description of Research Expertise

Pediatric anesthesia
Biomedical informatics

Selected Publications

Ma A, Galvez JA, Tan J, Lingappan A, Simpao A.: One laryngospasm, two realities: the impact of data granularity on post hoc analysis of perioperative events. Society for Pediatric Anesthesia Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ. March 2018.

Yaport M, Simpao AF, Tan J, Wasey JO, Lingappan AM, Ahumada LM, Song B, Wu L, Rehman MA, Dubow S.: STBUR: Sleep Trouble Breathing and Unrefreshed questionnaire: Evaluation of screening tool for post-anesthesia care and disposition. Society for Pediatric Anesthesia Annual Meeting March 2018 Notes: AAP John J. Downes Research Award Oral Presentation, Society for Pediatric Anesthesia Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ.

Gurnaney Harshad G, Cook-Sather Scott D, Shaked Abraham, Olthoff Kim M, Rand Elizabeth B, Lingappan Arul M, Rehman Mohamed A: Extubation in the operating room after pediatric liver transplant: A retrospective cohort study. Paediatric anaesthesia February 2018.

Tan JM, Galvez JA, Lingappan A, Simpao AF, Griffis H, Rehman MA, Totten AM: A systematic review of geographic information system applications in pediatric health services access and utilization: A study of current and future research directions. International Journal of Health Geographics 2018 Notes: SUBMITTED.

Simpao AF, Tan JM, Lingappan AM, Galvez JA, Morgan SE, Krall MA: A systematic review of near real-time and point-of-care clinical decision support in anesthesia information management systems. J Clin Monit Comput October 2017.

Chua P, Hill-Kayser C, Ahumada LM, Jalal A, Simpao AF, Lingappan AM, Jawad A, Rehman MA, Galvez JA: Visual analytics dashboard to explore the relationship of unscheduled treatment interruptions and variations in airway management for children undergoing external beam radiation therapy. Practical Radiation Oncology September 2017.

Lisa Elden, Terri Giordano, Arul Lingappan, Jorge Galvez, Luis Ahumada, Sherri Kubis, Carole Marcus, Ashley Williams, John McCloskey, Mohamed Rehman : Utility of a clinical pathway designed to triage and reduce perioperative risks for children with sleep disordered breathing undergoing adenotonsillectomy. The Triological Society 120th Annual Meeting (2017), San Diego, California. April 2017.

Simpao AF, Ahumada LM, Galvez JA, Bonafide CP, Wartman EC, England WR, Lingappan AM, Kilbaugh TJ, Jawad AF, Rehman MA: The timing and prevalence of intraoperative hypotension in infants undergoing laparoscopic pyloromyotomy at a tertiary pediatric hospital. Pediatr Anesth January 2017.

L Elden, T Giordano, A Lingappan, J Galvez, L Ahumada, S Kubis, C Marcus, D Davis, D Toner, A Williams, J McCloskey, M Rehman : Multidisciplinary clinical pathway determining need for admission after adenotonsillectomy using polysomnography and the electronic medical record to optimize outcomes. European Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology June 2016.

Chua P, Hill-Kayser C, Ahumada LM, Jalal A, Lingappan AM, Simpao AF, Jawad A, Rehman MA, Gálvez JA: Pediatric external beam radiation therapy treatment interruptions associated with change in airway management in pediatric radiation oncology: A 4-year retrospective cohort study. International Anesthesia Research Society Annual Meeting May 2016 Notes: San Francisco, CA.

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Last updated: 11/07/2018
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