Anesthesia, Critical Care & Pain Medicine

Centers & Specialties

MassGeneral Hospital for Children

Clinical Interests
  • Pediatric pharmacology
  • Clinical drug trials
  • Anesthesia monitoring equipment
  • Anesthesia technology
Medical Education
  • MD, Albany Medical Center
  • Residency, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
  • Fellowship, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Board Certifications
  • Anesthesiology
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Pediatrics
  • Pediatric Anesthesiology
  • Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Insurances Accepted
  • Aetna Health Inc.
  • Beech Street
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Care 65
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Indemnity
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Managed Care
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Partners Plus
  • Centene/Celticare
  • Cigna (PAL #'s)
  • Fallon Community HealthCare
  • Great-West Healthcare (formally One Health Plan)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan - PBO
  • Health Care Value Management (HCVM)
  • Humana/Choice Care PPO
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Medicare - ACD
  • Neighborhood Health Plan - ACD
  • Neighborhood Health Plan - PBO
  • OSW - Connecticut
  • OSW - Maine
  • OSW - New Hampshire
  • OSW - Rhode Island
  • OSW - Vermont
  • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS)
  • Senior Whole Health
  • TriCare
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • Unicare
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - ACD
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - PBO
Patient Age Group
Adult and Pediatric

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In addition to revising the leading pediatric anesthesia textbook, my research focuses primarily on clinical anesthesia of children. My previous work included patient safety issues, monitoring modalities, sedation by non-anesthesiologists, and clinical pharmacology. The latter area is my current major focus. Within the pediatric subset, I investigate the clinical efficacy of pharmaceuticals approved for use in the adult population.

Another focus is basic pharmacology in children with burn injuries at the Shriners Burn Institute. These patients have enormous changes in volume of distribution, protein binding, renal, hepatic, and cardiac function, all of which markedly alter the response to medications and the metabolism of medications. Finally, I expect to expand my clinical research to encompass the study of children with obstructive sleep apnea and children undergoing tracheal reconstruction.

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Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine
55 Fruit Street
Boston MA, 02114-2696
Phone: 617-726-3030
Fax: 617-643-4040

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