Sarvin Ghavam, MD
Locations: CHOP at Virtua Voorhees Hospital ; CHOP at Virtua Mount Holly Hospital
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)
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Sarvin Ghavam, MD, is is an attending physician of Neonatology in Children's Hospital of Philadelphia's (CHOP) Neonatal Care Network at Virtua.
Dr. Ghavam did her undergraduate and medical school training at the University of Maryland. She completed her pediatric residency at Thomas Jefferson/AI DuPont Hospital for Children. Dr. Ghavam completed her fellowship training at CHOP.
Dr. Ghavam's interests include clinical research as well as consensus and clinical pathway development to improve consistency in neonatal care.
MD - University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
Pediatrics - Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA
Pediatrics - A.I. DuPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington, DE
Pediatric Neonatology - The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) InstructorNeonatal-Perinatal Medicine – American Board of PediatricsPediatrics – American Board of Pediatrics
Evaluating the Use of a Decision Aid for Parents Facing Extremely Premature Delivery: A Randomized Trial. Guillen U, Mackley A, Laventhal N, Kukora S, Christ L, Derrick M, Batza J, Ghavam S, Kirpalani H. J Pediatr. 2019 Jun; 209:52-60. PMID 30953510.
Bamat N, Ghavam S, Liu Y, DeMauro SB, Jensen EA, Roberts R, Yoder BA, Kirpalani H. Reliability of a Non-Invasive Measure of Ventilation/Perfusion Mismatch for Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2015 Feb 25. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 25714998.
Ghavam S, Batra D, Mercer J, Kugelman A, Hosono S, Oh W, Rabe H, Kirpalani H. Effects of placental transfusion in extremely low birthweight infants: meta-analysis of long- and short-term outcome. Transfusion. 2014 Apr;54(4):1192-8.
Porter TE, Ghavam S, Muchow M, Bossis I, Ellestad L. Cloning of partial cDNAs for the chicken glucocorticoid and mineralocorticoid receptors and characterization of mRNA levels in the anterior pituitary gland during chick embryonic development. Domestic Animal Endocrinology 2007, Aug; 33(2):226-239. PMID: 16787734.
Carlson DE, Pumplin DW, Ghavam S, Fiedler SM, Chiu WC, Scalea TM. ATP accelerates respiration of mitochondria from rat lung and suppresses their release of hydrogen peroxide. Journal of bioenergetics and biomembranes. 2005, Oct; 37(5):327-338. PMID: 16341777.
Porter TE, Dean CD, Piper MM, Medvedev KL, Ghavam S, Sandor J. Somatotroph recruitment by glucocorticoids involves induction of growth hormone gene expression and secretagogue responsiveness. Journal of Endocrinology. 2001, Jun; 169(3):499-509. PMID: 11375120.
Kirpalani H and Ghavam S, Positive End Expiratory Pressure, In: Manual of Neonatal Respiratory Care, 3rd ed. S. Donn editor, Springer Science Press, 2012.
2016-2019, Medication Resource Stewardship Committee, Virtua Voorhees
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