Arjunan Ganesh, MBBS, FRCS

Arjunan Ganesh, MBBS, FRCS, is an attending anesthesiologist in the Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine at CHOP.

Locations: Main Campus
Phone: 215-590-1858

  • Education and Training

    Medical School

    MBBS - Kilpauk Medical College, University of Madras, India

    Internship

    General Surgery - Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA

    Residency

    Anesthesiology - Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA

    Fellowship

    Pediatric Anesthesiology and Cardiac Anesthesiology - The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

    Additional Training

    FRCS - Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons, Glasgow, United Kingdom

    Board Certification

    Anesthesiology
    Pediatric Anesthesiology

    Graduate Degree

    MS - University of Delhi, Delhi, India

  • Titles and Academic Titles

    Attending Anesthesiologist

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

  • Departments and Services
  • Publications

    Books

    Chapters

    Muhly WT, Ganesh A. Ultrasound Guided Infraclavicular Block. Chapter 9. In: Mannion S, Iohom G, Dadure C, Reisbig MD, Ganesh G. Ultrasound Guided Regional Anesthesia In Children- A Practical Guide. Cambridge University Press; 2015.

    Ganesh A, Muhly WT. Performance of Regional Anesthesia in Children. Chapter 2. In: Mannion S, Iohom G, Dadure C, Reisbig MD, Ganesh G. Ultrasound Guided Regional Anesthesia in Children- A Practical Guide. Cambridge University Press; 2015.

    Gurnaney H, Ganesh A. Ultrasound Guided Rectus Sheath Block. Chapter 16. In: Mannion S, Iohom G, Dadure C, Reisbig MD, Ganesh G. Ultrasound Guided Regional Anesthesia in Children- A Practical Guide. Cambridge University Press; 2015.

    Gurnaney H, Ganesh A. Ultrasound Guided Interscalene Block. Chapter 10. In: Mannion S, Iohom G, Dadure C, Reisbig MD, Ganesh G. Ultrasound Guided Regional Anesthesia in Children- A Practical Guide. Cambridge University Press; 2015.

    Papers

    2015

    Muhly WT, Gurnaney HG, Kraemer FW, Ganesh A, Maxwell LG. A retrospective comparison of ropivacaine and 2-chloroprocaine continuous thoracic epidural analgesia for management of postthoracotomy pain in infants. Paediatr Anaesth. 2015 Nov;25(11):1162-7. doi: 10.1111/pan.12745. Epub 2015 Aug 26.

    Gurnaney H, Muhly WT, Kraemer FW, Cucchiaro G, Ganesh A. Safety of pediatric continuous interscalene block catheters placed under general anesthesia – A single center’s experience. Acta Anaesthesiol Scand. 2015 Mar;59(3):377-83. doi: 10.1111/aas.12471.

    2014

    Gurnaney H, Kraemer FW, Maxwell L, Muhly WT, Schleelein L, Ganesh A.Ambulatory continuous peripheral nerve blocks in children and adolescents-A longitudinal eight year single center study. Anesth Analg. 2014 Mar;118(3):621-7. doi: 10.1213/ANE.0b013e3182a08fd4.

    2013

    Muhly W, Gurnaney H, Hosalkar H, Kraemer F, Davidson R, Ganesh A. Continuous perineural infusion after lower extremity osteotomies in children: a feasibility and safety analysis. Br J Anaesth. 2013 May;110(5):851-2. doi: 10.1093/bja/aet100.

    Schleelein LE, Perate AR, Ganesh A. Supraclavicular block as a sole anesthetic technique in craniopagus twins. Reg Anesth Pain Med. 2013 Sep-Oct;38(5):456-8. doi: 10.1097/AAP.0b013e318296227e.

    Gurnaney H, Ganesh A. Incidence and effects of unintentional intraneural injection during ultrasound-guided subgluteal sciatic nerve block. Reg Anesth Pain Med. 2013 Jan-Feb;38(1):72. doi: 10.1097/AAP.0b013e318273b91b.

    Ambardekar AP, Ganesh A, Schwartz AJ. The value of ultrasound in the safe care of a patient with neurofibromatosis. Anesthesiology. 2013 May;118(5):1206. doi: 10.1097/ALN.0b013e31826e704c.

    Posters and Presentations

    2014

    A Retrospective Comparison of Ropivacaine and Chloroprocaine Continuous Epidural Analgesia for Management of Post Thoracotomy Pain in Infants   Presented at the American Society of Anesthesiology Annual Meeting in New Orleans, LA.  October  2014  

    2013

    Ganesh A. Ultrasound Guided Tracheal Intubation (UGTI): A Novel Intubation Technique   Presented at the Society for Pediatric Anesthesia Annual Meeting in Las Vegas, NV.  March  2013.

  • Awards and Honors

    2007,  "Anesthesia and Analgesia" Journal's editor's pick as the best paper in the year 2007 for the paper titled "Continuous peripheral nerve blockade for inpatient and outpatient post-operative analgesia in children"

    2007, Chair award for faculty. Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

    2006, Chair award for faculty. Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

    2005, Chair award for faculty. Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

    2002, Joseph L. Seltzer Alumni Award for Academic Excellence (Anesthesiology), Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA

    2002, Outstanding Graduate Resident (Anesthesiology), Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA

    1995-1998, Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, United Kingdomanesh

    1987, First in Surgery, Kilpauk Medical College, Madras, India

    1986, Distinction in Forensic Medicine

    1980, National Merit Scholarship (India)