Arjunan Ganesh, MBBS, FRCS

Arjunan Ganesh, MBBS, FRCS

Arjunan Ganesh, MBBS, FRCS, is an attending anesthesiologist in the Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine at CHOP.

Locations: Main Campus
Phone: 215-590-1858

Education and Training

Medical School

MBBS - Kilpauk Medical College, University of Madras, India

Internship

General Surgery - Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA

Residency

Anesthesiology - Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA

Fellowship

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

Additional Training

FRCS - Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons, Glasgow, United Kingdom

Board Certification

Anesthesiology
Pediatric Anesthesiology

Graduate Degree

MS - University of Delhi, Delhi, India

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Anesthesiologist

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

Departments and Services

Publications

Papers

2015

Muhly WT, Gurnaney HG, Kraemer FW, Ganesh A, Maxwell LG. A retrospective comparison of ropivacaine and 2-chloroprocaine continuous thoracic epidural analgesia for management of postthoracotomy pain in infants. Paediatr Anaesth. 2015 Nov;25(11):1162-7. doi: 10.1111/pan.12745. Epub 2015 Aug 26.

Gurnaney H, Muhly WT, Kraemer FW, Cucchiaro G, Ganesh A. Safety of pediatric continuous interscalene block catheters placed under general anesthesia – A single center’s experience. Acta Anaesthesiol Scand. 2015 Mar;59(3):377-83. doi: 10.1111/aas.12471.

2014

Gurnaney H, Kraemer FW, Maxwell L, Muhly WT, Schleelein L, Ganesh A. Ambulatory continuous peripheral nerve blocks in children and adolescents-A longitudinal eight year single center study. Anesth Analg. 2014 Mar;118(3):621-7. doi: 10.1213/ANE.0b013e3182a08fd4.

2013

Muhly W, Gurnaney H, Hosalkar H, Kraemer F, Davidson R, Ganesh A. Continuous perineural infusion after lower extremity osteotomies in children: a feasibility and safety analysis. Br J Anaesth. 2013 May;110(5):851-2. doi: 10.1093/bja/aet100.

Schleelein LE, Perate AR, Ganesh A. Supraclavicular block as a sole anesthetic technique in craniopagus twins. Reg Anesth Pain Med. 2013 Sep-Oct;38(5):456-8. doi: 10.1097/AAP.0b013e318296227e.

Gurnaney H, Ganesh A. Incidence and effects of unintentional intraneural injection during ultrasound-guided subgluteal sciatic nerve block. Reg Anesth Pain Med. 2013 Jan-Feb;38(1):72. doi: 10.1097/AAP.0b013e318273b91b.

Ambardekar AP, Ganesh A, Schwartz AJ. The value of ultrasound in the safe care of a patient with neurofibromatosis. Anesthesiology. 2013 May;118(5):1206. doi: 10.1097/ALN.0b013e31826e704c.

Books

Chapters

Muhly WT, Ganesh A. Ultrasound Guided Infraclavicular Block. Chapter 9. In: Mannion S, Iohom G, Dadure C, Reisbig MD, Ganesh G. Ultrasound Guided Regional Anesthesia In Children- A Practical Guide. Cambridge University Press; 2015.

Ganesh A, Muhly WT. Performance of Regional Anesthesia in Children. Chapter 2. In: Mannion S, Iohom G, Dadure C, Reisbig MD, Ganesh G. Ultrasound Guided Regional Anesthesia in Children- A Practical Guide. Cambridge University Press; 2015.

Gurnaney H, Ganesh A. Ultrasound Guided Rectus Sheath Block. Chapter 16. In: Mannion S, Iohom G, Dadure C, Reisbig MD, Ganesh G. Ultrasound Guided Regional Anesthesia in Children- A Practical Guide. Cambridge University Press; 2015.

Gurnaney H, Ganesh A. Ultrasound Guided Interscalene Block. Chapter 10. In: Mannion S, Iohom G, Dadure C, Reisbig MD, Ganesh G. Ultrasound Guided Regional Anesthesia in Children- A Practical Guide. Cambridge University Press; 2015.

Posters and Presentations

2014

A Retrospective Comparison of Ropivacaine and Chloroprocaine Continuous Epidural Analgesia for Management of Post Thoracotomy Pain in Infants   Presented at the American Society of Anesthesiology Annual Meeting in New Orleans, LA.  October  2014  

2013

Ganesh A. Ultrasound Guided Tracheal Intubation (UGTI): A Novel Intubation Technique   Presented at the Society for Pediatric Anesthesia Annual Meeting in Las Vegas, NV.  March  2013.

Awards and Honors

2007,  "Anesthesia and Analgesia" Journal's editor's pick as the best paper in the year 2007 for the paper titled "Continuous peripheral nerve blockade for inpatient and outpatient post-operative analgesia in children"

2007, Chair award for faculty. Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

2006, Chair award for faculty. Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

2005, Chair award for faculty. Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

2002, Joseph L. Seltzer Alumni Award for Academic Excellence (Anesthesiology), Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA

2002, Outstanding Graduate Resident (Anesthesiology), Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA

1995-1998, Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, United Kingdomanesh

1987, First in Surgery, Kilpauk Medical College, Madras, India

1986, Distinction in Forensic Medicine

1980, National Merit Scholarship (India)