Caroline A. Pasquariello, MD, FAAP, FCPP

Caroline A. Pasquariello, MD, FAAP, is an attending anesthesiologist and associate clinical director of perioperative services at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Areas of Expertise: Perioperative throughout and efficiency, Pediatric perioperative assessment
Locations: Main Campus; Specialty Care & Surgery Center, Brandywine Valley; Specialty Care & Surgery Center, Bucks County; Specialty Care & Surgery Center, King of Prussia, S. Goddard Blvd.; Specialty Care & Surgery Center, Voorhees
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

  • Background


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  • Education and Training

    Medical School

    MD - University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA


    Pediatrics - The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA


    Pediatrics - The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
    Anesthesiology - The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA


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

    Board Certification

    Critical Care Medicine

  • Titles and Academic Titles

    Attending Anesthesiologist

    Associate Clinical Director, Perioperative Services

    Director, General Anesthesia Faculty and Staff Scheduling and Coordination

    Associate Professor of Anesthesiology, The Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

  • Departments and Services
  • Publications



    Day TE, Chi A, Rutberg M, Zahm A, Otarola V, Feldman JM, Pasquariello CA,: Addressing the Variation of Post-Surgical Inpatient Census with Computer Simulation. Pediatric Surgery International 30(4): 449-456, 2014.

  • Awards and Honors

    2011, Main Line Today: Top Doctors
    1983, Woman of the Year Award, National Italian American Foundation
    1982, Resident Humanitarian Award, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
    1978, Graduated Cum Laude, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
    1975-1976, Academic Distinction, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
    1974-1975, Dean's List, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

  • Editorial and Academic Positions

    Academic and Institutional Committees

    2015-present, Oncology-Anesthesia Steering Committee
    2014-present, Radiology-Anesthesia Steering Committee
    2013-present, Perioperative Through-Put Committee, Patient Flow, ON-time Starts
    2013, Surgical Capacity Management Committee/Leader
    2013-present, Perioperative Throughput Committee/Leader
    2013-present, Employee Giving Campaign, Co-Chair
    2012-present, EPIC OP TIME: end user and design consultant
    2011-present, Operating Room Communications: VOCERA utilization
    2011-present, Senior Leadership Group
    2011-present, Executive Patient Safety Officer
    2010-present, Surgical Patient Flow Steering Team
    2010-present, General Anesthesiology/Radiation Oncology Coordination Committee
    2010-present, Division of General Anesthesiology Steering Committee
    2007-present, Ambulatory Surgical Facility Steering Committee
    2006-present, Operating Room Steering Committee
    2004-present, Non-Physician Health Care Provider, Subcommittee
    1987-present, Reunion Committee, University of Pennsylvania: 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30
    1982-present, Class Secretary of Medical Alumni Association, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine

  • Leaderships

    Memberships in Professional Organizations

    2015-present, American Association of Clinical Directors
    1997-present, Society of Pediatric Anesthesia
    1989-present, American Academy of Pediatrics
    1986-present, American Medical Association
    1985-present, American Society of Anesthesiologists