Maryam Y. Naim, MD

Areas of Expertise: Neuroprotection following traumatic brain injury and cardiopulmonary bypass, Pediatric organ donation and transplantation
Locations: Main Campus
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

  • Education and Training

    Medical School

    MD - Aga Khan University Medical College, Karachi, Pakistan

    Residency

    Pediatrics - Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Medicine, Rochester, MN

    Fellowship

    Pediatric Critical Care Medicine - The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
    Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care - The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

    Board Certification

    Critical Care Medicine
    Pediatrics

  • Titles and Academic Titles

    Attending Physician, Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care

    Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine 

  • Departments and Services
  • Publications

    Books

    Chapters

    2013

    Rossano J, Naim MY, Nadkarni VM, Berg RA: Chapter 71: Epidemiology of Pediatric Cardiac Arrest. Pediatric and Congenital Cardiology, Cardiac Surgery and Intensive Care. Da Cruz, Ivy, Jaggers (eds.). Springer, 3: 1275-1287, September 2013.

    Naim MY, Rossano J, Nadkarni VM, Berg RA: Chapter 72: Current CPR Recommendations in Pediatric and Congenital Cardiology. Pediatric and Congenital Cardiology, Cardiac Surgery and Intensive Care. Springer, 3: 1289-1303, September 2013.

    Naim MY, Licht DJ: Chapter 173: Stroke in Congenital Heart Disease. Pediatric and Congenital Cardiology, Cardiac Surgery and Intensive Care Da Cruz, Ivy, Jaggers (eds.). Springer, 6: 3279-3288, September 2013.

    2012

    Kaufman BD, Lin KY, Patel AR, Naim MY, Shah MJ, Shaddy RE: Chapter 71: Cardiac Failure. Pediatric Cardiovascular Medicine. Moller J, Hoffman JIE (eds.). Wiley-Blackwell. Oxford, UK, Page: 1021-1032, 2012.

    2010

    Friess SH, Naim MY, Helfaer MA: Is pediatric neurointensive care a legitimate programmatic advancement to benefit our patients and our trainees, or others? Pediatric Critical Care Medicine 11(6): 758-760, November 2010.

    2004

    Jacobsen EN, Naim MY : First Aid for the Pediatric Clerkship. * Stead L, Stead M  (eds.). McGraw Hill Publications, NY, 2004.

    Papers

    2015

    Naim MY, Gaynor JW, Chen J, Nicholson SC, Fuller S, Spray TL, Dlugos DJ, Clancy RR, Costa LV, Licht DJ, Xiao R, Meldrum H, Abend NS: Subclinical seizures identified by postoperative electroencephalographic monitoring are common after neonatal cardiac surgery. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery Epub ahead of print 2015.

    Marsillio LE, Ginsburg SL, Rosenbaum CH, Coffin SE, Naim MY, Priestley MA, Srinivasan V: Hyperglycemia at the time of acquiring central catheter-associated bloodstream infections is associated with mortality in critically ill children. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine Epub ahead of print 2015 Epub ahead of print 2015.

    2014

    Sutton RM, Friess SH, Naim MY, Lampe JW, Bratinov G, Weiland TR, Garuccio M, Nadkarni VM, Becker LB, Berg RA: Patient-centric blood pressure targeted CPR improves survival from cardiac arrest. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 190(11): 1255-1262, December 2014.

    Lynch JM, Buckley EM, Schwab PJ, McCarthy AL, Winters ME, Busch DR, Xiao R, Goff DA, Nicholson SC, Montenegro LM, Fuller S, Gaynor JW, Spray TL, Yodh AG, Naim, MY, Licht DJ: Time to surgery and preoperative cerebral hemodynamics predict postoperative white matter injury in neonates with hypoplastic left heart syndrome. Journal of Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery 148(5): 2181-2188, November 2014.

    Friess SH, Sutton RM, French B, Bhalala U, Maltese MR, Naim MY, Bratinov G, Rodriguez SA, Weiland TR, Garuccio M, Nadkarni VM, Becker LB, Berg RA: Hemodynamic directed CPR improves cerebral perfusion pressure and brain tissue oxygenation. Resuscitation 85(9): 1298-1303, September 2014.

    Sutton RM, Friess SH, Maltese MR, Naim MY, Bratinov G, Weiland TR, Garuccio M, Bhalala U, Nadkarni VM, Becker LB, Berg RA: Hemodynamic-directed cardiopulmonary resuscitation during in-hospital cardiac arrest resuscitation. Resuscitation 85(8): 983-986, August 2014.

    Schwartz SM, Lu M, Ohye RG, Hill KD, Atz AM, Naim MY, Williams IA, Goldberg CS, Lewis A, Pigula F, Manning P, Pizarro C, Chai P, McCandless R, Dunbar-Masterson C, Kaltman JR, Kanter K, Sleeper LA, Schonbeck JV, Ghanayem N; for the Pediatric Heart Network Investigators: Risk factors for prolonged length of stay after the stage 2 procedure in the single-ventricle reconstruction trial. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 147(6): 1791-1798, June 2014.

    Jain V, Buckley E, Licht D, Lynch J, Schwab P, Naim, MY, Lavin N, Nicolson S, Montenegro L, Yodh A, Wehrli F: Cerebral oxygen metabolism in neonates with congenital heart disease quantified by MRI and optics. Journal of Cerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism 34(3): 380-388, March 2014.

    2013

    Sutton RM, Friess SH, Bhalala U, Maltese M, Naim, MY, Bratinov G, Niles DE, Nadkarni VM, Becker L, Berg RA: Hemodynamic directed CPR improves short-term survival from ventricular fibrillation cardiac arrest. Critical Care Medicine 41(12): 2698-2704, December 2013.

    Sutton RM, Friess SH, Bhalala U, Maltese MR, Naim, MY, Bratinov G, Weiland TR, Garuccio M, Nadkarni VM, Becker LB, Berg RA: Hemodynamic directed CPR improves short-term survival from asphyxia-associated cardiac arrest. Resuscitation 84(5): 696-701, May 2013.

    Buckley EM, Naim, MY, Lynch JM, Goff DA, Schwab PJ, Diaz LK, Nicolson SC, Montenegro LM, Lavin NA, Durduran T, Spray TL, Gaynor JW, Putt ME, Yodh AG, Fogel MA, Licht DJ: Sodium Bicarbonate causes dose-dependent increases in cerebral blood flow in infants and children with single ventricle physiology. Pediatric Research 73(5): 668-73, May 2013.

    Buckley EM, Lynch JM, Goff DA, Schwab PJ, Baker WB, Durduran T, Busch DR,  Nicolson SC, Montenegro LM, Naim, MY, Xiao R, Spray TL, Yodh AG, Gaynor JW, Licht DJ: Early postoperative changes in cerebral oxygen metabolism following neonatal cardiac surgery: Effects of surgical duration. Cardiovascular Surgery 145(1): 196-203, January 2013.

    Posters and Presentations

    2015

    Winters ME, McCarthy AL, Lynch J, Ko T, Newland JJ, Rusch DR, Bixler E, Griffith K, Xiao R, Gaynor JW, Nicolson SC, Montenegro LM, Naim M, Licht DJ: Cardiac diagnosis is the major risk for stroke in neonates with complex Cardiac diagnosis is the major risk for stroke in neonates with complex congenital heart disease. International Stroke Conference 2015 Notes: Poster present at International Stroke Conference Feb, 2015, Nashville, TX

    McCarthy A, Winters ME, Lynch JM, Busch DR, Ko T, Xiao R, Nicholson SC, Montenegro LM, Mascio CE, Fuller S, Gaynor JW, Spray TL, Licht DJ, Naim MY: Comparison of early versus later stage I surgical palliation in neonates with hypoplastic left heart syndrome. Update on Pediatric and Congenital Cardiovascular Disease, February 2015, Scottsdale, AZ 2015 Notes: Poster Presentation at 18th Annual Update on Pediatric and Congenital Cardiovascular Disease, February 2015, Scottsdale, AZ.

    Kohr LM, Ramsey EZ, King P, Lisanti AJ, Naim MY: Experience with implementation of a CICU Sedation pathway for mechanically ventilated patients. Update on Pediatric and Congenital Cardiovascular Disease 2015 Notes: Poster Presentation at 18th Annual Update on Pediatric and Congenital Cardiovascular Disease, February 2015,  Scottsdale, AZ.

    King P, Kohr LM, Ramsey EZ, Lisanti AJ, Naim MY: Implementing a nurse driven sedation pathway in a pediatric cardiac intensive care unit. Update on Pediatric and Congenital Cardiovascular Disease 2015 Notes: Poster Presentation at 18th Annual Update on Pediatric and Congenital Cardiovascular Disease, February 2015, Scottsdale, AZ.

    Lynch JM, Winters M, Busch DR, Ko T, McCarthy AL, Xiao R, Nicholson SC, Montenegro LM, Fuller S, Gaynor JW, Spray TL, Yodh AG, Licht DJ, Naim MY : Operative cerebral hemodynamics from birth until surgery in infants with critical congenital heart disease. Annual Update on Pediatric and Congenital Cardiovascular Disease February 2015 Notes: Oral Presentation at 18th Annual Update on Pediatric and Congenital Cardiovascular Disease, February 2015, Scottsdale, AZ.

    2014

    Naim MY, Sutton RM, Friess SH, Bratinov G, Weiland TR, Bhalala U, Kilbaugh TJ, Lampe JM, Garuccio M, Nadkarni VM, Becker L, Berg RA: Hemodynamic targeted CPR improves 24 hour survival from ventricular fibrillation cardiac arrest. Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Society Meeting December 2014 Notes: Poster Presentation at the Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Society Meeting, December 11-14, 2014. Miami, Fl  Finalist for Outstanding Investigator Award.

    Kohr LM, Ramsey EZ, King P, Lisanti AJ, Naim MY: Experience with implementation of a CICU sedation pathway for mechaically ventilated patients. Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Society Meeting December 2014 Notes: Poster Presentation at the Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Society Meeting, December 11-14, 2014, Miami, Fl.

    Esangbedo ID, Dori Y, Itkin M, Keller M, Rychik J, Naim MY: Selective lymphatic embolization: An innovative approach to plastic bronchitis in a patient with respiratory failure early after Fontan operation. Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Society Meeting December 2014 Notes: Poster Presentation at the Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Society Meeting, December 11-14, 2014. Miami, Fl.

    Lynch JM, Buckley EM, Schwab PJ, McCarthy AL, Winters ME, Busch DR, Ko T,  Xiao R, Goff DA, Nicolson SC, Montenegro LM, Fuller S, Gaynor JW, Spray TL, Yodh AG, Naim MY, Licht DJ: Cerebral oxygenation on morning of surgery Dependent on time-to-surgery in infants with critical congenital heart disease. Circulation November 2014 Notes: Poster Presentation at the American Heart Association Annual Scientific Sessions Meeting Nov 15-19, 2014, Chicago, Il.

    Naim MY, Lynch JM , Buckley E, Busch D, Yodh A, Licht DJ: Pre-operative cerebral oxygen metabolism and blood flow in neonates with HLHS and TGA. Critical Care Medicine May 2014 Notes: Poster Presentation at 50 Years of Innovation in Pediatric Anesthesia and Critical Care Medicine: Where Do We Go From Here?, May 1, 2014, Union League, Philadelphia, PA

    McCarthy AL, Busch DR, Lynch JM, Winters ME, Yodh AG, Licht DJ, Naim MY: Optical monitoring of blood flow during extra-corporeal membrane oxygenation therapy. Biomedical Optics April 2014 Notes: Conference Paper: Poster Presentation at Biomedical Optics Conference, Miami, FL, April 2014.

    Lynch J, Buckley EM, Schwab P, McCarthy AL, Winters ME, Busch DR, Xiao R, Goff DA, Nicolson S, Montenegro L, Fuller S, Gaynor JW, Spray T, Yodh AG, Naim MY, Licht DJ: Pre-operative cerebral hemodynamics in infants with critical congenital heart disease. Biomedical Optics April 2014 Notes: Conference Paper: Poster Presentation at Biomedical Optics Conference, Miami, FL, April 2014

    Busch DR, McCarthy AL, Lynch J, Buckley EM, Connelly J, Naim MY, Licht DJ: Novel mechanism for monitoring cerebral hemodynamics in pediatric ECMO. Neurology 82(10 supplement), April 2014 Notes: Poster Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Neurology April 26-May 3, 2014, Philadelphia, PA.

    Lynch JM, Buckley EM, Schwab PJ, McCarthy AL, Winters ME, Busch DR, Xiao R, Goff DA, Nicolson SC, Montenegro LM, Fuller S, Gaynor JW, Spray TL, Yodh AG, Naim MY, Licht DJ: Time-to-surgery and pre-operative cerebral hemodynamics predict post-operative white matter injury in neonates with hypoplastic left heart syndrome. Annual Update on Pediatric and Congenital Cardiovascular Disease February 2014 Notes: Oral Presentation at the 17th Annual Update on Pediatric and Congenital Cardiovascular Disease, February 19-23, 2014, Orlando, Florida 

    Sutton RM, Bratinov G, Maltese M, Naim, MY, Weiland T, Friess SH, Nadkarni VM, Berg RA: Diastolic blood pressure predicts survival better than end tidal carbon dioxide during CPR. Critical Care Medicine 41(12 Suppl): 20, December 2013 Notes: Oral Presentation at 43nd Critical Care Congress, January, 2014, San Francisco, CA.

    2013

    Naim MY, Lynch JM , Buckley E, Busch D, Yodh A,  Licht DJ: Pre-operative cerebral oxygen metabolism and blood flow in neonates with HLHS and TGA. Critical Care Medicine 41(12 Suppl): 307, December 2013 Notes: Poster Presentation at the 43rd Critical Care Congress, San Francisco, CA.

    Friess SH, Sutton RM, Bratinov GD, Maltese MR, Naim, MY, Nadkarni VM, Becker LM, Berg RA: Hemodynamic directed CPR improves cerebral perfusion pressure and brain tissue oxygen tension. Critical Care Medicine 41(12 Suppl): 22, December 2013 Notes: Oral Presentation at the 43rd Critical Care Congress, San Francisco, CA.

    Lynch JM, Buckley EM, Martinos AA, Schab PJ, Busch D, Xiao R, McCarthy AL, Nicolson SC, Montenegro LM, Fuller S, Gaynor JW, Spray TL, Yodh AG, Naim MY, Licht DJ: Time to surgery and preoperative cerebral oxygenation predict postoperative ischemic injury in hypoplastic left heart syndrome. Circulation 128(22), November 2013 Notes: Oral Presentation at AHA Scientific Sessions, November 2013, Dallas, TX.

    Goldberg DJ, Ravishankar C, Kirsch RE, Naim MY, Mott AR, Rossano JR: Outcomes and risk factors for children with single ventricle physiology who are supported with ECMO. American College of Cardiology: ACC.13 Discovery to Delivery, San Francisco, CA March 2013 Notes: Poster Presentation

    Kirsch R, Goldberg DJ, Naim MY, Mott AR, Rossano JW, Ravishankar C: Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in children with single ventricle anomalies: At what cost?  29th Annual CNMC Symposium: ECMO & the Advanced Therapies for Respiratory Failure, Denver, CO February 2013 Notes: Poster presentation 

    Invited lectures

    2015

    "ECMO and Mechanical Support in the Neonate with Congenital Heart Disease", 18th Annual Update on Pediatric and Congenital Cardiovascular Disease, Scottsdale, AZ, Feb 2015.

    "Hemodynamic targeted CPR improves 24-hour survival from ventricular fibrillation in cardiac arrest", Oral presentation at 18th Annual Update on Pediatric & Congenital Cardiovascular Disease, Scottsdale, AZ, Feb 2015.

    2014

    "Implementation of Extracorporeal Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit", American Heart Association Scientific Sessions, November 15-19, 2014, Chicago, IL, Nov 2014.

    "Subclinical seizures identified by postoperative electroencephalographic monitoring are common following infant cardiac surgery" Oral presentation at 94th Annual Meeting of American Association for Thoracic Surgery, Toronto, On, Canada, Apr 2014.

    "Pre-operative cerebral oxygen metabolism and blood flow in neonates with hypoplastic left heart syndrome and Transpostion of the Great Arteries" Oral presentation at 17th Annual update on Pediatric & Congenital Cardiovascular Disease, Orlando, FL, Feb 2014.

    2013

    "Pediatric Cardiac Emergencies", March 18, 2013, Salzburg CHOP Seminar, Pediatric Anesthesiology & Critical Care, Salzburg, Austria, Mar 2013.

    "CPR and E-CPR: What's New?", March 21, 2013, Salzburg CHOP Seminar, Pediatric Anesthesiology & Critical Care, Salzburg, Austria, Mar 2013.

    "Measuring Quality of CPR", March 21, 2013, Salzburg CHOP Seminar, Pediatric Anesthesiology & Critical Care, Salzburg, Austria, Mar 2013.

    "Organ Donation: Donation after Brain Death & Cardiac Death", March 22, 2013, Salzburg CHOP Seminar, Pediatric Anesthesiology & Critical Care, Salzburg, Austria, Mar 2013.

    "CPR Update", Visiting Professor, February 14, 2013, Grand Rounds at St. Peter's University Hospital, New Brunswick, NJ, Feb 2013.

    "Clinical Rounds with Residents", Visiting Professor, February 14, 2013, St. Peter's University Hospital, New Brunswick, NJ, Feb 2013.

    "Organ Donation: Cardiac vs. Brain Death", Visiting Professor, February 14, 2013, St. Peter's University Hospital, New Brunswick, NJ, Feb 2013.

  • Awards and Honors

    2015, Finalist for Outstanding Investigator Award, 18th Annual Update on Pediatric & Congenital Cardiovascular Disease
    2014, Finalist for Outstanding Investigator Award, 17th Annual Update on Pediatric and Congenital Cardiovascular Disease
    2007, Clinical Research Award Recipient, Fellow's Research Poster Day, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
    2004, Medical Student Resident Teaching Recognition Award, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine
    2004, Superior People Award, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

  • Editorial and Academic Positions

    Editorial Positions

    2012-present, Resuscitation, reviewer, ad hoc
    2010-present, Journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics, reviewer, ad hoc
    2009-present, Pediatrics, reviewer, ad hoc
    2008-present, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, reviewer, ad hoc

    Academic and Institutional Committees

    2014-present, Member, TGA and TOF Pathway Implementation Committee
    2012-present, Team Leader, CICU Sedation Committee
    2010-present, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine Fellowship Selection Committee
    2009-present, Ventilator Associated Pneumonia Committee
    2009-present, Special Delivery Unit Committee
    2009-present, Cardiac Airway Working Group Committee
    2008-present, Infection Prevention and Control Committee
    2008-present, Catheter Related Blood Stream Infection Advisory Group
    2008-present, PICU & PCU Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Committee

  • Leaderships

    Memberships in Professional Organizations

    International

    2014-present, World Health Organization Expert Consultation for Determination of Death
    2011-present, World Health Organization Global Initiative for Emergency and Essential Surgery
    1999-present

    National

    2008-present, Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Society
    2008-present, National Association of Children's Hospitals and Related Institution Blood Stream Infection Team
    2004-present, Society of Critical Care Medicine
    2001-present, American Academy of Pediatrics