Jorge A. Galvez, MD

Jorge A. Galvez, MD, is an attending anesthesiologist in the Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine at CHOP.

Locations: Main Campus
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

  • Education and Training

    Medical School

    MD - Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT

    Internship

    Medicine - Yale-Primary Care Program, New Haven, CT

    Residency

    Anesthesiology - Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT

    Fellowship

    Pediatric Anesthesiology - The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

    Board Certification

    Anesthesiology

  • Titles and Academic Titles

    Attending Anesthesiologist

    Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

  • Departments and Services
  • Publications

    Books

    2012

    Singh N.: 5-Minute Clinical Consult in Anesthesia - Chapter on Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. Lippincott Wilkins & Williams. Lippincott Wilkins & Williams. 2012.

    2009

    Barash P, Cullen BF, Stoelting RK, Cahalan M, Stock C.: Clinical Anesthesia, 6th Edition. Lippincott Wilkins & Williams. Lippincott Wilkins & Williams. 2009.

    2007

    Le, T., Shivaram, A., Klein, J.: First Aid Q&A for the USMLE Step 2 Clinical Knowledge. McGraw-Hill. 2007.

    Bhushan, V., Le, T.: First Aid Q&A for the USMLE Step 1. McGraw-Hill. McGraw-Hill. 2007.

    2005

    Bhushan, V., Le, T.: First Aid for the USMLE Step 1. McGraw-Hill. McGraw-Hill. 2005.

    2004

    Bhushan, V., Le, T.: First Aid for the USMLE Step 1. McGraw-Hill. McGraw-Hill. 2004.

    Chapters

    2014

    Hsu G, Galvez JA.: Maximum Surgical Blood Order Schedules: Using Data from Electronic Health Records. AABB News: The Magazine for Transfusion and Cellular Therapies Professionals. American Academy of Blood Banks, Page: 8, May 2014.

    2013

    Galvez JA, Litman RS: Difficult Airway Management (Chapter 17). Basics of Pediatric Anesthesia. Litman RS (eds), April 2013 Notes: Apple iBook, Amazon kindle book and paperback.

    Ronald S. Litman: Basics of Pediatric Anesthesia. Apple. Ronald S. Litman (eds.). Ronald S. Litman, Page: Chapter 17, May 2013 Notes: Published as an e-book, available in the Apple iTunes Store.

    Abstracts

    2014

    Simpao A, Ivanov R, Galvez J, Lee I, Laje P, Flake A, England W, Choudhry D, Wartman E, Rehman M: The use of machine learning for auditing and modeling of vital sign data during open thoracotomy versus thoracoscopic surgical resections for congenital cystic lung lesions. Society for Pediatric Anesthesia Annual Meeting, Ft. Lauderdale, FL. 2014.

    Luis M. Ahumada, MSCS, Allan F. Simpao, MD, Jorge A. Galvez, MD, Mohamed A. Rehman, MD, Jeffrey Gerber, MD, PhD, John Martin, MBA, Beatriz Larru, MD, Kaede Oda, MD, MSc, Telene Metjian, PharmD, Bimal Desai, MD, MBI: A Visual Analytics Antibiogram Dashboard as Part of a Comprehensive Approach to Perioperative Antibiotic Administration. Society for Technology in Anesthesia Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL 2014.

    Lingappan A, Shashidhar D, Lin M, Ivanov R, Galvez J, Rehman M, Lee I, Laje P, Flake A, Simpao A: Use of Anesthesia Information Management Systems (AIMS) to Develop Reference Ranges for Perioperative Pediatric Blood Pressure Values and Intraoperative Hypotension. Society for Pediatric Anesthesia Annual Meeting, Ft. Lauderdale, FL. 2014.

    Janik L, Jablonka D, Jackson M, Galvez J, Litman R: Malignant Hyperthermia without Metabolic Acidosis. Society for Pediatric Anesthesia Annual Meeting, Ft. Lauderdale, FL. 2014.

    Hsu G, Galvez J, Ahumada L, Friedman D, Jawad A, Sesok-Pizzini D, Rehman M: Use of a Novel Visual Analytics Interface to Characterize Pediatric Trauma Patients Who Receive Massive Transfusions at a Children's Hospital. The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Research Day, Philadelphia, PA. 2014.

    Hsu G, Galvez J, Ahumada L, Friedman D, Jawad A, Sesok-Pizzini D, Rehman M: Use of a Novel Visual Analytics Interface to Characterize Pediatric Trauma Patients Who Receive Massive Transfusions at a Children's Hospital. Society for Pediatric Anesthesia Annual Meeting, Ft. Lauderdale, FL. 2014.

    Elicia C. Wartman, Jorge A. Galvez, MD, Allan F. Simpao, MD, Jody M. Richards, Justin Lockman, MD, Laura Schleelein, MD, Mohammed Rehman, MD: Applying Google Analytics to Understand User Behavior and Smartphone Applications. Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Research Day, Philadelphia, PA. 2014.

    Elicia C. Wartman, Jorge A. Galvez, MD, Allan F. Simpao, MD, Jody M. Richards, Justin Lockman, MD, Laura Schleelein, MD, Mohammed Rehman, MD: Applying Google Analytics to Understand User Behavior and Smartphone Applications. Society for Technology in Anesthesia Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL. 2014.

    Deepthi Shashidhar, Lin Mingzhe, Deepthi Shashidhar, Lin Mingzhe, Radoslav Ivanov, Insup Lee, PhD, Arul Lingappan, MD, Mohamed A. Rehman, MD, Jorge A. Galvez, MD, Pablo Laje, MD, Alan W. Flake, MD, Allan F. Simpao, MD: Application of Python to AIMS Data to Analyze Intraoperative Hypotension Through Pediatric Blood Pressure Curves. Society for Technology in Anesthesia Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL.  2014.

    Ahumada L, Simpao A, Galvez J, Shelov E, Rehman M, Larru B, Gerber J, Metjian T, Martin J, Oda K, Desai B: A Visual Analytics Antibiogram Dashboard As Part of a Comprehensive Approach to Perioperative Antibiotic Administration. Society for Pediatric Anesthesia Annual Meeting, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 2014.

    Deepthi Shashidhar, Mingzhe Lin, Radoslav Ivanov, Insup Lee, Arul Lingappan, Mohamed Rehman, Jorge Galvez, Pablo Laje, Alan Flake and Allan Simpao: Application of Python to AIMS Data to Analyze Intraoperative Hypotension through Pediatric Blood Pressure Curves. IEEE 27th International Symposium on Computer-Based Medical Systems May 2014.

    2013

    Jorge A. Galvez, Xiaowei Zhu, Harshad Gurnaney, Tanna Ferrara, Lynne Maxwell.: Caudal Epidural Catheters with Fluoroscopy. Society of Pediatric Anesthesia Annual Meeting, Las Vegas 2013 2013.

    Simpao AF, Galvez JA, Rehman MA, Scott JH, Hamid MM, Noce J, Epstein RH: Needs assessment and case series: AIMS documentation of ICU procedures using wireless technology to transmit patient data. Mid-Atlantic Healthcare Informatics Symposium April 2013.

    Galvez JA, Lin EE, Ahumada L, Simpao A, Sesok-Pizzini D, Friedman D, Rehman M.  : Visual Analytics Tool for Perioperative Transfusion Analysis in a Pediatric Hospital - update. The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Center for Biomedical Informatics, 6th Annual Mid-Atlantic Healthcare Information Symposium April 2013.

    Galvez JA, Lin EE, Ahumada L, Simpao A, Sesok-Pizzini D, Friedman D, Rehman M.  : Visual Analytics Tool for Perioperative Transfusion Analysis in a Pediatric Hospital - update. The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Research Day March 2013.

    Simpao AF, Galvez JA, Rehman MA, Scott JH, Hamid MM, Noce J, Epstein RH: Needs assessment and case series: AIMS documentation of ICU procedures using wireless technology to transmit patient data. Society for Technology in Anesthesia Annual Meeting January 2013.

    Jorge A. Galvez, Elaina E. Lin, Luis Ahumada, Allan F. Simpao, Deborah Sesok-Pizzini, David Friedman, Mohamed Rehman.: Visual Analytics Tool for Perioperative Transfusion Analysis in a Pediatric Hospital. Society of Technology in Anesthesia, Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ. January 2013.

    Ivanov R, Simpao AF, Lee I, Galvez JA, Rehman MA: The use of machine learning for data auditing and predictive modeling of open thoracotomy versus thoracoscopic surgical resections for congenital cystic lung lesions. Society for Technology in Anesthesia Annual Meeting  January 2013.

    2012

    Lin, E.E., Galvez, J.A., Stricker, P.A., Gurnaney, H., Guglielmi, L., Qi, Q., Pruitt, E.Y., Rehman, M.A.: An Audit of Blood Components Transfused at a Large Children's Hospital from 2001-2012 and Predictors of Transfusion Need and Volume. Society of Pediatric Anesthesia Annual Meeting, Tampa, FL February 2012.

    Papers

    2014

    Olutunmbi Y, Gurnaney HG, Galvez JA, Simpao AF: Ultrasound-guided regional anesthesia in a pediatric patient with acute intermittent porphyria: literature review and case report. Middle East J Anesthesiol 2014 Notes: Accepted for publication.

    Black, SA, Galvez JA, Rehman MA, Schwartz AJ.: Airway Management in an Infant with a Giant Occipital Encephalocele. Anesthesiology. Charles D. Collard (eds.). Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 120(6): 1504, June 2014.

    Simpao AF, Ahumada LM, Galvez JA, Rehman MA.: A review of analytics and clinical informatics in health care. Journal of Medical Systems 38(4): 45, April 2014.

    2013

    Gálvez JA1, Ahumada L, Simpao AF, Lin EE, Bonafide CP, Choudhry D, England WR, Jawad AF, Friedman D, Sesok-Pizzini DA, Rehman MA: Visual analytical tool for evaluation of 10-year perioperative transfusion practice at a children's hospital. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association. Lucile Ohno-Machado (eds.). 2013.

    Simpao AF, Galvez JA, Schwartz AJ, Rehman MA.: Inversion of the Right Hemidiaphragm due to Massive Hemothorax after Central Line Placement. Anesthesiology. Charles D. Collard (eds.). November 2013 Notes: epub ahead of print.

    2012

    Galvez JA, Rodriguez A, Chandrasekar I, Airola V.: Expect the Unexpected: Neonatal Oral Mass Diagnosed at Birth. Anesthesiology. LWW, December (epub ahead of print) 2012.

    Posters and Presentations

    2014

    Sasha Tharakan MD; Jorge A Gálvez MD; Luis Ahumada MSCS; Grace Hsu MD; Lin Elaina MD; David Friedman MD; Abbas Jawad PhD; Deborah Sesok-Pizzini MD, MBA; Mohamed A Rehman MD; Thane Blinman MD; Michael Nance MD.: Use of a novel visual analytics interface to characterize pediatric trauma patients the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. 14th Annual John M. Templeton Jr. Pediatric Trauma Symposium 2014 Notes: Oral presentation.

    Invited lectures

    2015

    Society for Pediatric Anesthesia - Difficult Vascular Access Workshop, Invited Faculty, March 2015.

    2014

    Pediatric Anesthesia Fellow Advanced Bootcamp, The Childrens' Hospital of Philadelphia.  Advanced Techniques for Vascular Access, invited faculty, November 2014.

    "Mobile Applications in Healthcare, leveraging smartphone apps to improve patient care and outcomes", American Society of Anesthesiologists annual meeting, Subspecialty panel for the Society of Technology in Anesthesia, New Orleans, LA, September 2014.

    "Expanding Horizons of Medical Education through Apps and Social Media", The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia - CME Program - 50 Years of Innovation in Pediatric Anesthesia and Critical Care Medicine: Where Do We Go From Here?.  Philadelphia, PA, May 2014.

    "Analytics to Bedside,” Research in Motion Lecture, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Department of Anesthesiology & Critical Care, May 2014.

    "Social Media and Information Technology in Anesthesia," Society for Pediatric Anesthesia, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, March 2014.

    2013

    "Leveraging Social Media for Medical Education, Advocacy and Networking," American Society of Anesthesiologists Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, October 2013.

    "Panel: Teaching the Millennial Generation: Leveraging Tablets and Social Media in Medical Education - Tablets as a dynamic presentation tool and social media professionalism."  American Society of Anesthesiologists Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, October 2013.

    "Ultrasound Guided Vascular Access Simulation Workstation," The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Pediatric Anesthesiology Fellows Bootcamp, Philadelphia, PA, August 2013.

    John's Hopkins Advanced Simulation Bootcamp - Difficult Airway Simulation, August 2013.

  • Awards and Honors

    2014, Society for Technology in Anesthesia Engineering Challenge Winner
    2014, CHOP Open Canvas winner
    2013, Research Day Winner, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Research Day 2013
    2010, Power Day Award, Anesthesiology Resident recognition, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT
    2007, Intern of the Year, Yale-Primary Care Program, New Haven, CT
    2006, Farr Scholar, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT
    2005, Radiology Society of North America, National Meeting Research Trainee Prize, Chicago, IL
    2000, Omicron Delta Kappa Honor Society, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL
    2000, Golden Key International Honor Society, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL
    1997-2001, Howard Hughes Medical Institute Research Scholarship, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL

  • Editorial and Academic Positions

    Academic and Institutional Committees

    2013-present, Chair of Social Media and Information Technology for the Society for Pediatric Anesthesia
    2012-present, Member, Communications Committee, Society of Pediatric Anesthesia

  • Leaderships

    Memberships in Professional Organizations

    International

    2011-present, International Anesthesia Research Society 

    National

    2013-present, American Academy of Blood Banks
    2011-present, Society of Technology in Anesthesia
    2010-present, Society of Pediatric Anesthesia (2012-present, Communications Committee)
    2007-present, American Society of Anesthesiologists (2008-present, Electronic Media and Information Technology Committee, member)