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Jorge Augusto Gálvez, M.D., M.B.I.

Assistant 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
Department of Anesthesiology & Critical Care Medicine
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
3401 Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-590-1858
Fax: 215-590-1415
Lab: 267-426-0580
Education:
B.S. (Biology)
University of Miami, 2001.
M.D. (Medicine)
Yale University School of Medicine, 2006.
M.B.I. (Biomedical Informatics)
Oregon Health and Science University, 2016.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern in Internal Medicine, Yale-Primary Care, Waterbury Hospital, Waterbury, CT , 2006-2007.
Resident in Anesthesiology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT , 2007-2010.
Fellow in Pediatric Anesthesiology, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA , 2010-2011.
Two-year career development and leadership program for STEM assistant professors, University of Pennsylvania, 2017-2017.
Certifications
American Board of Anesthesiology, Certification in Anesthesiology, 2011.
American Board of Anesthesiology, Subspecialty Certification in Pediatric Anesthesiology, 2014.
American Board for Preventative Medicine, Subspecialty Certification in Clinical Informatics, 2016.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Difficult Airway Management, Ultrasound Guided Vascular Access, Pain Management, Neonatal Anesthesia, Craniofacial reconstruction, Perioperative Transfusion Medicine.

Description of Other Expertise

Mobile App Developer (Windows Mobile, iOS, Android)

Description of Research Expertise

Information Technology, Clinical Decision Support, Data visualization, machine learning, Biomedical Informatics, 3D printing, Patient Safety, Pediatric Anesthesiology, Pain Management.

Selected Publications

Simpao A, Nelson O, Wu L, Galvez J, Tan J, Wasey J, Lingappan A, Muhly T, Masino A, Grogan K, Fiadjoe J, Tsui R, Stricker P: Is prolonged fasting time associated with relative hypotension under anesthesia? A retrospective study of 15,254 children at a tertiary children’s hospital. Society for Pediatric Anesthesia, Annual Meeting. Houston, TX. March 2019.

Galvez J, Silvestro E, Kiss E, Gonzalez A, Booth T, Olomu P: Personalized 3D printed manikin to guide airway management plan for a child with difficult airway anatomy. Society for Pediatric Anesthesia, Annual Meeting. Houston, TX. March 2019.

Wasey J, Tan J, Simpao A, Galvez J: Machine learning for case comparison in quality improvement: tonsillectomy case study. Society for Pediatric Anesthesia, Annual Meeting. Houston, TX. March 2019.

Sutherland T, Wu L, Simpao A, Tan J, Lingappan A, Wasey J, Masino A, Muhly T, Grogan K, John F, Stricker P, Galvez J: Duration of preoperative clear fluid fasting and peripheral intravenous catheterization in children: a single-center observational cohort study of 3,712 pediatric patients. Society for Pediatric Anesthesia, Annual Meeting. Houston, TX. March 2019.

Nelson O, Sturgis B, Gilbert K, Henry E, Clegg K, Tan J, Wasey JO, Simpao AF, Galvez JA.: A visual analytics dashboard to summarize serial anesthesia records in pediatric radiation therapy. Society for Technology in Anesthesia Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ. January 2019 Notes: Best Clinical Application Award.

Nelson O, Sturgis B, Gilbert K, Henry E, Clegg K, Tan J, Wasey J, Simpao A, Galvez JA.: A Visual Analytics Dashboard to Summarize Serial Anesthesia Records in Pediatric Radiation Therapy. Society for Technology in Anesthesia Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ. January 2019.

Wasey JO, Tong AJ, Curtis B, Tan JM, Galvez JA, Simpao AF.: Patient Experience of Anesthesia and Surgery From Twitter Data. Society for Technology in Anesthesia Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ. January 2019.

Galvez JA, Acquah S, Ahumada L, Cai L, Polanski M, Wu L, Simpao AF, Tan JM, Wasey J, Fiadjoe JE.: Hypoxemia, bradycardia and multiple laryngoscopy attempts during anesthetic induction in infants: a single-center, retrospective study. Anesthesiology 2019 Notes: accepted for publication.

Cook-Sather SD, Castella G, Zhang B, Mensinger JL, Galvez J, Wetmore, RF.: Principal Factors Associated with Ketorolac-Refractory Pain Behavior Following Pediatric Myringotomy and Pressure Equalization Tube Placement: A Retrospective Cohort Study. Anesthesia & Analgesia Accepted for publication 2019.

Galvez JA, Yaport M, Maeder-Chieffo S, Simpao AF, Tan JM, Wasey JO, Lingappan AM, Jablonka D, Subramanyam R, Ahumada L, Song B, Wu L, Dubow S, Rehman MA.: STBUR: Sleep Trouble Breathing and Unrefreshed questionnaire: Evaluation of screening tool for post-anesthesia care and disposition. Pediatric Anesthesia 2019 Notes: Accepted for publication.

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Last updated: 05/21/2019
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