Ellen C. Jantzen, MD

Ellen C. Jantzen, MD, is an attending anesthesiologist at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and medical director of the CHOP Ambulatory Surgery Centers in Exton and Bucks County.

Areas of Expertise: Medical management of the pediatric surgical patient, Preoperative preparation for the child| sedation for procedures and surgery, Transmucosal drug delivery (fentanyl Oralet)
Locations: Main Campus
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

  • Background

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  • Education and Training

    Medical School

    MD - Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

    Internship

    Pediatrics - Stanford University Hospital, Stanford, CA

    Residency

    Pediatrics - Stanford University Hospital, Stanford, CA

    Fellowship

    Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine - The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

    Board Certification

    Anesthesiology
    Pediatric Anesthesiology
    Pediatrics

  • Titles and Academic Titles

    Attending Anesthesiologist

    Medical Director, CHOP Exton Ambulatory Surgery Center

    Medical Director, CHOP Chalfont (Bucks County) Ambulatory Surgery Center

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

  • Departments and Services
  • Publications

    Books

    Jantzen EC: Anesthesia for otorhinolaryngologic surgery. Pediatric Anesthesia, Atlas of Anesthesia. WJ Greeley, RD Miller (eds.). Churchhill Livingstone, VII: 11.0-11.14, 1998.

    Jantzen EC: The anesthesiologist's role in the management of the child with spinal cord injury. The Child with a Spinal Cord Injury. R Betz and MJ Mulcahey (eds.). American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, Page: 313-328, 1996.

  • Awards and Honors

    2013, Shriners Hospitals system Medical Advisory Board

    2011, Top Doctor, Main Line Magazine

    2011, Physician Partnership Award, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Department of Nursing annual award to a physician who partners with nursing to create the ideal patient and work experience

    2002, Chairman's Award, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

    2001, Teaching Award (voted by residents and fellows), Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

    1993, Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics

    1980, Resident of the Year Award, Stanford University Hospital Community Pediatric Staff Award for Clinical Excellence During Pediatric Residency

    1978, Intern of the Year Award, Stanford University Hospital Community Pediatric Staff Award for Clinical Excellence During Pediatric Internship

    1973, American Chemical Society Outstanding Chemistry Major Award

    1973, Chemistry Honor Thesis

    1973, Phi Beta Kappa

    1973, Mary Lyon Scholar

    1973, Sigma Xi Induction, Associate Member

    1973, Bardwell Memorial Fellowship

    1972, American Cancer Society Junior Research Fellowship

    1972, Louisa Stone Stevenson Chemistry Prize

    1971, Sarah Williston Scholar

    1971, Bernice McLean Zoology Award

  • Editorial and Academic Positions

    Institutional Committees

    2014-present, Member, Operations Committee, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine
    2013-present, Member, Brandywine Valley Ambulatory Surgery Center Planning Committee
    2012-present, Chair, Department Policy and Procedure Manual Committee 
    2006-present, Member, Ambulatory Surgery Center Steering Committee, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

  • Leaderships
    Memberships in Professional Organizations
    International

    1983-present, International Anesthesia Research Society (Member) 

    National

    1983-present, Pennsylvania Society of Anesthesiologists (Member) 
    1990-present, Society for Pediatric Anesthesia (Member)
    1982-present, American Society of Anesthesiologists (Member)   
    1973-present, Sigma Xi, the Scientific Research Society (Member)  
    1973-present, American Chemical Society (Member)