Paul Stricker, MD

Paul Stricker, MD, is an attending anesthesiologist in the Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine and associate division chief for Academic Affairs, General Anesthesiology, at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia .

Areas of Expertise: Anesthesia for craniofacial surgery, Pediatric airway management, Pediatric difficult airway management, Pediatric transfusion management, Quality improvement
Locations: Main Campus; Specialty Care & Surgery Center, Bucks County; Specialty Care & Surgery Center, King of Prussia, S. Goddard Blvd.; Specialty Care & Surgery Center, Brandywine Valley
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

  • Education and Training

    Medical School

    MD - UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ

    Internship

    Internal Medicine - Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ

    Residency

    Anesthesiology - Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ

    Fellowship

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

    Board Certification

    Anesthesiology

  • Titles and Academic Titles

    Attending Anesthesiologist

    Associate Division Chief for Academic Affairs, General Anesthesiology

  • Departments and Services
  • Research Interests

    Anesthesia for pediatric craniofacial surgery
    Pediatric difficult airway management
    Pediatric transfusion management

  • Publications

    Papers

    2015

    Fiadjoe JE, Hirschfeld M, Wu S, Markley J, Gurnaney H, Jawad AF, Stricker P, Kilbaugh T, Ross P, Kovatsis P. A randomized multi-institutional crossover comparison of the GlideScope® Cobalt Video laryngoscope to the flexible fiberoptic bronchoscope in a Pierre Robin manikin. Paediatr Anaesth. 2015 Aug;25(8):801-6. doi: 10.1111/pan.12668. Epub 2015 Apr 27.

    Stricker PA, Gastonguay MR, Singh D, Fiadjoe JE, Sussman EM, Pruitt EY, Goebel TK, Zuppa AF. Population pharmacokinetics of epsilon-aminocaproic acid in adolescents undergoing posterior spinal fusion surgery. Br J Anaesth. 2015 Apr;114(4):689-99. doi: 10.1093/bja/aeu459. Epub 2015 Jan 13.

    2014

    Stricker PA, Fiadjoe JE. Anesthesia for craniofacial surgery in infancy. Anesthesiol Clin. 2014 Mar;32(1):215-35. doi: 10.1016/j.anclin.2013.10.007. Epub 2013 Dec 8.

    2013

    Stricker PA, Lin EE, Fiadjoe JE, Sussman EM, Pruitt EY, Zhao H, Jobes DR. An evaluation of central venous pressure monitoring in children undergoing craniofacial reconstruction surgery. Anesth Analg. 2013 Feb;116(2):411-9. doi: 10.1213/ANE.0b013e31827008e6. Epub 2013 Jan 9.

    Jackson O, Basta M, Sonnad S, Stricker P, Larossa D, Fiadjoe J. Perioperative risk factors for adverse airway events in patients undergoing cleft palate repair. Cleft Palate Craniofac J. 2013 May;50(3):330-6. doi: 10.1597/12-134. Epub 2012 Oct 19.

    Stricker PA, Gastonguay MR, Singh D, Fiadjoe JE, Sussman EM, Pruitt EY, Goebel TK, Zuppa AF. Population pharmacokinetics of ϵ-aminocaproic acid in adolescents undergoing posterior spinal fusion surgery. Br J Anaesth. 2015 Apr;114(4):689-99. doi: 10.1093/bja/aeu459. Epub 2015 Jan 13.

  • Awards and Honors

    2012, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Teacher of the Year Award

    2011, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Teacher of the Year Award

    2009, SPA/AAP Pediatric Anesthesiology

    Young Investigator Award, 1st Place 

    2005, Dripps Most Outstanding Graduating Resident 

  • Editorial and Academic Positions
    Editorial Positions

    Referee to Anesthesia & Analgesia Case Reports 
    Referee to Pediatric Anesthesia 
    Referee to Anesthesia & Analgesia 
    Referee to Blood Transfusion 
    Referee to Journal of Neurosurgical Anesthesiology 
    Referee to the Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 
    Referee to Journal of Clinical Anesthesia 
    Referee to Hospital Practice 
    Referee to Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia 
    Referee to Anesthesia & Analgesia 

    Academic and Institutional Committees

    Founding member, Immediate Past Chair, and Database Director for the Pediatric Craniofacial Collaborative Group

  • Leaderships
    Memberships in Professional Organizations

    International Anesthesia Research Society 
    Pediatric Craniofacial Collaborative Group 
    Society for Airway Management 
    Pennsylvania State Society of Anesthesiologists 
    Society for Pediatric Anesthesia 
    American Society of Anesthesiologists