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Pediatric Anesthesia and Medication Error Expert Witness | Pennsylvania

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This accomplished expert received his BA in Biology from the State University of New York at Buffalo and his DO at the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed his fellowship in Pediatric Anesthesia at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, is board certified in Pediatrics, Anesthesiology, and Pediatric Anesthesiology, and is certified in Advanced Cardiac Life Support and Pediatric Advanced Life Support. He is an active member in the International Anesthesia Research Society and the Medical Director of the Malignant Hyperthermia Association of the United States, and the Medical Director of the Institute for Safe Medication Practices. This expert is also currently a member of the FDA's Anesthesia and Analgesia Drug Advisory Committee. His research focuses on medication safety, malignant hyperthermia, and many different aspects of pediatric anesthesia safety. Formerly, he was the Chief of Pediatric Anesthesia at the University of Rochester, and an attending Anesthesiologist at Strong Memorial Hospital. Currently, he is a professor of Pediatrics and Professor of Anesthesiology & Critical Care and Pediatrics at a prestigious university, as well as an attending anesthesiologist at a children's hospital in Pennsylvania.

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Location: PA
BA, Biology, State University of New York- Buffalo
DO, New York College of Osteopathic Medicine
Internship, Rotating Osteopathic Internship, Mercy Suburban Hospital
Residency, Pediatrics, Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital
Residency, Anesthesiology, Mount Sinai Medical Center
Fellowship, Pediatric Anesthesia, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Board Certified: Pediatrics, Anesthesiology, Pediatric Anesthesiology
Certified, Advanced Cardiac Life Support
Certified, Pediatric Advanced Life Support
Member, International Anesthesia Research Society
Medical Director, Malignant Hyperthermia Association of the United States
Medical Director, Institute for Safe Medication Practices- Medical Director
Member, FDA Anesthesia and Analgesia Drug Advisory Committee
Honor, Malignant Hyperthermia Association of the US Hotline Partnership Award
Honor, The Digby Leigh Lectureship, Children's Hospital Los Angeles
Published, 68 Peer Reviewed Journal Articles, 4 Books & 130 Editorials/ Reviews/ Chapters
Former, Senior Instructor in Anesthesiology, University of Rochester
Former, Associate Professor of Pediatric Anesthesiology, University of Rochester
Former, Chief of Pediatric Anesthesia, University of Rochester
Former, Attending Anesthesiologist, Strong Memorial Hospital
Current, Professor of Pediatrics, a Top Medical School
Current, Professor of Anesthesiology & Critical Care, a Prestigious University
Current, Attending Anesthesiologist, a Children's Hospital in Pennsylvania

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