Heather A. McClung Pasqualino, MD

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Heather A. McClung Pasqualino, MD, is Division Chief for General Anesthesiology and Associate Medical Director of the Radiology Anesthesia Sedation Services in the Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Locations: Main Hospital
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training

Medical School

MD - Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD


Internal Medicine - Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, PA


Anesthesiology - Hospital of University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA


Pediatric Anesthesiology - Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Board Certification

Anesthesiology – American Board of Anesthesiology
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
Pediatric Anesthesiology – American Board of Anesthesiology

Titles and Academic Titles


Associate Medical Director, Radiology Anesthesia Sedation Services

Director, Division of Non-Operating Room Anesthesia

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

Departments and Services




McClung HA, Schwartz R. Anesthetic Management of Tracheoesophogeal Fistula repair in a newborn with Double Outlet Right Ventricle. Journal of Clinical Anesthesia 2011 Dec: 23 (8): 643-645.


Kraemer FW, Stricker PA, Gurnaney HG, McClung HA. Bradycardia during Induction of Anesthesia with Sevoflurane in Children with Down Syndrome. Anesthesia and Analgesia 2010 Nov: 111 (5): 1259-63.

McClung HA, Schwartz R.  Anesthetic Management of a Patient with Surgically Corrected D-Transposition of the Great Arteries Undergoing Laparoscopic Pyloromyotomy. The Internet Journal of Anesthesiology. 2010 Jan;104(1):12-5.


Rieman DJ, McClung HA, Dodds RA, Hwang SM, Holmes MW, James IE, Drake FH, Gowen M. Biosynthesis and processing of cathepsin K in cultured human osteoclasts. Bone. 2001 Mar; 28 (3): 282-9.


Prichett WP, Patton AJ, Field JA, Brun KA, Emery JG, Tan KB, Rieman DJ, McClung HA, Nadeau DP, Mooney JL, Suva LJ, Gowen M, Nuttall ME. Identification and cloning of a human urea transporter HUT11, which is downregulated during adipogenesis of explant cultures of human bone. Journal of Cellular Biochemistry. 2000 Jan;76(4):639-50



McClung HA: Neurologic Diseases (Chapter 8) in Fleisher, L. (Ed.) Anesthesia and Uncommon Diseases, Saunders, Philadelphia, 2006, pp. 275-276.

Awards and Honors

2015, St. Christopher’s Hospital SEEDS (Spotting Employees Exceeding Departmental Standards) Award

2003, Phi Beta Kappa, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

2000-2003, Rotary District Gundaker Graduate Scholarship Recipient

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations

2004-present, American Society of Anesthesiologists, Member

2007-present, Society for Pediatric Anesthesia, Member

2009-present, International Anesthesia Research Society, Member