Kathleen A. Harris, MD

Kathleen A. Harris, MD

Kathleen A. Harris, MD, is an attending anesthesiologist in the Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, the Associate Medical Director of the Post Anesthesia Care Unit and Associate Medical Director of Bucks Ambulatory Surgical Center at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Areas of Expertise: Care of children with special needs and disabilities, Autism, Patient-family experience
Locations: Specialty Care & Surgery Center, Bucks County; Specialty Care & Surgery Center, Brandywine Valley; Specialty Care & Surgery Center, King of Prussia
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training

Medical School

MD - St. George's University School of Medicine, True Blue, Grenada

Internship

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

Residency

Anesthesiology - Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Fellowship

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

Board Certification

Anesthesiology
Pediatric Anesthesiology

Undergraduate Degree

BSN - University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Anesthesiologist

Associate Medical Director of Post Anesthesia Care Unit, Main Hospital

Associate Medical Director of Bucks Ambulatory Surgical Center

Instructor, Anesthesiology and Critical Care, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine

Assistant Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology and Critical Care, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

Departments and Services

Publications

Posters and Presentations

Invited lectures

"Anesthetic Management of Patients with Cleft Lip/Cleft Palate Presenting for Surgical Repair", Operation Smile, Lima, Peru, May 2013.

Awards and Honors

2008, Regan Fellowship Award, Operation Smile

2008, Simpson Award for Clinical Excellence in OB Anesthesia and Pain Management, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

2001-2005, Geoffrey H. Bourne Scholarship, St. George's University School of Medicine

1998, School of Nursing Research Award, University of Pennsylvania

Editorial and Academic Positions

Academic and institutional committees

2014-present, Collaborative Outcomes Committee, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine/Perioperative Nursing
2014-present, Quality and Safety Committee, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine
2012-present, Perioperative Care Committee, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine

 

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations

International

2009-present, Operation Smile 

National

2010-present, Society of Pediatric Anesthesia 

2006-present, American Society of Anesthesiologists