Ryan W. Morgan, MD, MTR

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Ryan W. Morgan, MD, MTR, is a pediatric critical care physician in the Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Areas of Expertise: Pediatric Cardiac Arrest, Pediatric cardiopulmonary resuscitation
Locations: Main Hospital; Middleman Family Pavilion
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)


Dr. Morgan is a graduate of Binghamton University of the State University of New York, where he earned a Bachelor of Science and Cell and Molecular Biology. He earned his MD from New York University School of Medicine and a Master’s in Translational Research from the University of Pennsylvania. He completed pediatrics residency training at Columbia University/Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital of New York-Presbyterian, followed by pediatric critical care medicine fellowship training at CHOP.

Dr. Morgan is currently an Assistant Professor of Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pediatrics at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and an attending physician in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP).

Dr. Morgan's academic focus is on pediatric cardiac arrest and cardiopulmonary resuscitation, with an emphasis on cardiac arrest physiology and the tailoring of resuscitation therapies to individual patients. He conducts both laboratory and clinical studies in pediatric resuscitation and a leader in the CHOP Resuscitation Science Center.

Dr. Morgan is involved in resuscitation operations and clinical improvement and implementation at the local and national levels. At CHOP, he serves as the Co-Chair of the hospital Resuscitation Committee. Nationally, he is the immediate past chair of the Pediatric Emphasis Group of the American Heart Association (AHA) Emergency Cardiovascular Care (ECC) Committee. He also serves on the AHA ECC Science Subcommittee and is a member of the AHA and American Academy of Pediatrics Pediatric Advanced Life Support Writing Group.

Education and Training

Medical School

MD - New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY


Pediatrics - Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital; Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY


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

Board Certification

Pediatric Critical Care Medicine – American Board of Pediatrics
Pediatrics – American Board of Pediatrics

Graduate Degree

Master of Science in Translational Research – Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Physician

Co-Chair, CHOP Resuscitation Committee

Associate Director, Resuscitation Science Center & Departmental Resuscitation Science Program

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

Departments and Services

Selected Publications

Please follow this link to Dr. Morgan's NIH Profile.