Garrett Keim, MD, MSCE

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Garrett Keim, MD, MSCE, is an attending physician in the Division of Critical Care Medicine at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

Areas of Expertise: Pediatric Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Mechanical ventilation, Epidemiology Research, Point-of-Care Ultrasound (POCUS)
Locations: Main Hospital; Middleman Family Pavilion
Referral through emergency transport program: 800-590-2160


Dr. Garrett Keim is a graduate of Penn State University and Drexel University College of Medicine. He completed pediatrics residency and pediatric critical care medicine fellowship at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). Dr. Keim obtained his Master of Clinical Epidemiology degree from the University of Pennsylvania.

Dr. Keim is interested in improving outcomes for children requiring mechanical ventilation for Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS). Dr. Keim developed a method of identifying ARDS in large datasets which he utilizes to further characterize outcomes in ARDS survivors. Additionally, he is pursuing the use of novel bedside technologies to tailor mechanical ventilation for critically ill children and researching the impact of this personalized mechanical ventilation on patient centered outcomes.

Education and Training

Medical School

MD - Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA


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


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

Board Certification

Basic Life Support (BLS)
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
Pediatric Critical Care Medicine – American Board of Pediatrics
Pediatrics – American Board of Pediatrics

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Physician, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

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

Departments and Services

Selected Publications

Please follow this link to Dr. Keim’s PubMed Profile.