Robert Sutton, MD, MSCE

Locations: Main Campus
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

  • Education and Training

    Medical School

    MD - University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA


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


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


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

    Board Certification

    Pediatric Critical Care

  • Titles and Academic Titles

    Attending Physician, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

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

  • Departments and Services
  • Publications




    Niles DE, Nishisaki A, Sutton RM, Brunner S, Stavland M, Mahadevaiah S, Meaney PA, Maltese MR, Berg RA, Nadkarni VM. Analysis of transthoracic impedance during real cardiac arrest defibrillation attempts in older children and adolescents: Are stacked-shocks appropriate? Resuscitation. 2010 Aug 12. [Epub ahead of print] Read the abstract.

    Donoghue A, Nishisaki A, Sutton R, Hales R, Boulet J. Reliability and validity of a scoring instrument for clinical performance during Pediatric Advanced Life Support simulation scenarios. Resuscitation. 2010 Mar;81(3):331-6. Epub 2010 Jan 4. Read the abstract

    Nishisaki A, Donoghue AJ, Colborn S, Watson C, Meyer A, Brown CA 3rd, Helfaer MA, Walls RM, Nadkarni VM. Effect of just-in-time simulation training on tracheal intubation procedure safety in the pediatric intensive care unit.  Anesthesiology. 2010 Jul;113(1):214-23. Read the abstract