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Matthew P Kirschen, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Associate Director, Pediatric Neurocritical Care, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department: Anesthesiology and Critical Care

Contact information
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine
3401 Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4399
Office: 215-590-7430
Education:
BS (Neuroscience)
Brandeis University , 2000.
PhD (Neuroscience)
Stanford University School of Medicine , 2006.
MD (Medicine)
Stanford University School of Medicine, 2007.
Post-Graduate Training
Resident in Pediatrics, Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, CA, 2007-2009.
Fellow in Child Neurology, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, 2009-2012.
Fellow in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, 2012-2015.
Certifications
Pediatric Advanced Life Support , 2007.
Advanced Trauma Life Support , 2012.
American Board of Neurology and Psychiatry (Child Neurology) , 2012.
Advanced Cardiac Life Support , 2012.
American Board of Pediatrics, 2013.
Pediatric Advanced Life Support Instructor, 2014.
Emergency Neurological Life Support (ENLS), 2016.
American Board of Pediatrics (Critical Care Medicine), 2016.
Basic Life Support Instructor re-certification, 2018.
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Selected Publications

Bach AM, Kirschen MP, Fung FW, Abend NS, Ampah S, Mondal A, Huh JW, Chen SL, Yuan I, Graham K, Berman JI, Vossough A, Topjian A: Association of EEG Background With Diffusion-Weighted Magnetic Resonance Neuroimaging and Short-Term Outcomes After Pediatric Cardiac Arrest. Neurology 102(5): e209134, March 2024.

Greer DM, Lewis A, Kirschen MP: New developments in guidelines for brain death/death by neurological criteria. Nature Reviews. Neurology February 2024.

Lewis A, Kirschen MP, Greer DM: Author Response: Although brain death/death by Neurologic Criteria. Neurology. Author Response: Pediatric and Adult Brain Death/Death by Neurologic Criteria Consensus Guideline, January 2024.

Benedetti LD, Bhatia A, Whitehad M, Alcamo A, Dervan L, Dominguez-Rojas J, Even K, Francoeur C, Geneslaw AS, Hong SJ, Kahoud R, Lovett ME, McGuire J, Nagarajan D, Swewlll TB, Snooks K, Williams C, Zivick E, Schober M, Robertson C, Wainwright M, Roa JD, Fink EL, Kirschen M, Ferrazzano P: Multicenter Study of Neurological and Neuroradiological Findings in Children Hospitalized with SARS-CoV-2-Related Conditions. ASPNR January 2024 Notes: 6th Annual ASPNR Meeting, January 2024, San Diego.

Kirschen MP, Ouyang M, Patel B, Berman JI, Burnett R, Berg RA, Diaz-Arrastia R, Topjian A, Huang H, Vossough A: Association between ASL MRI-derived cerebral blood flow and outcomes after pediatric cardiac arrest. Resuscitation Epub ahead of print, January 2024.

Raymond T, Topjian AA, Lasa J, Nadkarni VM, Kirschen MP, Petersen T, Wakeham M, Esangbedo I, Rajapreyar P, Sangmo Je, Griffis H, Zhang X, Francoeur C : Cerebral Oximetry During Pediatric In-hospital Cardiac Arrest: A Multicenter Study of Survival and Neurologic Outcome. Critical Care Medicine Online ahead of print, January 2024.

Ushpol A, Je S, Niles D, Majmudar T, Kirschen M, Del Castillo J, Buysse C, Topjian A, Nadkarni V, Gangadharan S; PediRES-Q investigators: Association of blood pressure with neurologic outcome at hospital discharge after pediatric cardiac arrest resuscitation. Resuscitation December 2023.

Greer DM, Lewis A, Kirschen MP: Author Response: We Appreciate Dr. Feldman's comments. Neurology November 2023 Notes: Author Response: Pediatric and Adult Brain Death/Death by Neurologic Criteria Consensus Guideline.

Kirschen MP, Varelas PN, Greer DM: Author Response: We Thank Dr. Tossi, et al. Neurology November 2023 Notes: Author Response: Pediatric and Adult Brain Death/Death by Neurologic Criteria Consensus Guideline.

Greer DM, Lewis A, Kirschen MP: Author Response: As the lead authors of “Pediatric and Adult Brain Death/Death by Neurologic Criteria Consensus Guideline,” we thank Dr. Machado for. Neurology November 2023 Notes: Author Response: Pediatric and Adult Brain Death/Death by Neurologic Criteria Consensus Guideline

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