Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine

Key Facts

(as of 12/1/2010)

Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Service Locations
CHOP Main ORs 18
ORs in 3 Ambulatory Surgery Centers 7
Cardiac ORs 3
Cardiac Catheterization Laboratories 2

"Traveling" general teams per day to staff:

  • Interventional Radiology, MRI, CT scan, NICU, Sedation Unit, Oncology Day Hospital, GI, Nuclear Medicine, Radiation Therapy Lithotripsy, ERCP, PET Scan

"Traveling" cardiac teams per day to staff:

  • Diagnostic areas and 16 Affiliated Hospital NICUs
The Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment:
Obstetric ORs 2
Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) 55 beds
Cardiac Intensive Care Unit (CICU) 26 beds
Patient Volumes (year ending 6/30/2010)
Total Anesthetics 29,810
General Anesthesia Service 26,962
Fetal Surgeries/deliveries 310
Cardiothoracic Anesthesia Service/Cardiac Center ~3,000
Open heart 500
Closed heart 420
Cardiology (diagnostic and interventional) ~1,400
Pain Service Annual Patient Days ~3,800
Critical Care Medicine
PICU Annual Patient Days 14,291
CICU Annual Patient Days 7,696
Progressive Care Annual Patient Days 5,588
William J Greeley, MD, MBA, Anesthesiologist-in-Chief
General Anesthesia Division; Jeffrey M. Feldman MD, Director
Anesthesiology faculty (includes Pain Service) 37
Pediatric Anesthesiology Fellows assigned per day 8-9
Rotating Core Anesthesiology Residents 9
CRNAs 14
CRNPs (pre-anesthesia and post-anesthesia patient care) 14
OR Anesthesia Technicians 16
Pain Service: John B Rose, MD, Clinical Director
Anesthesiology Faculty (MD) 5
PhD Psychologist 1
Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology Division; Susan C Nicolson, MD, Director
Anesthesiology Faculty (MD) 8
Pediatric Anesthesiology Fellows assigned per day
(4 to 5 per year in a six month Cardiac Anesthesia track)
CT Anesthesia Technicians 5
Critical Care Medicine Division; Robert A. Berg, MD, Director
Critical Care Faculty (MD) 26
Fellows in a three-year program 15
Graduate Medical Education and Departmental Didactic Program
Pediatric Anesthesiology Fellowship: Alan Jay Schwartz, MD MSEd, Program Director
Fellows in a one- or two-year program
(rotate between General and Cardiac services)
  • Resident teaching conference
    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 6:45-7:15 a.m.
  • Fellows conference
    Tuesday (weekly), 6:30-7:15 a.m.; Wednesday (1-2/month), 4:30-5:30 p.m.
  • Grand Rounds, Research Conference and
    Departmental Teaching Conferences
    Thursday 6:30-8:00 a.m.
  • Daily Cardiac Anesthesia teaching conference
    4-5 p.m.
Pediatric Critical Care Medicine Fellowship: Wynne Morrison, MD, Program Director
Fellows in a three-year program 15
  • Daily Critical Care Medicine teaching conferences
  • Fellow Case Conference
    Tuesday: 12-1 p.m.
  • Professor Rounds
    Wednesday: 8-9 a.m.
    Thursday: 1-2:30 p.m.

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