Education and Training
MD - Nagoya University School of Medicine, Japan
Pediatric Critical Care Medicine - The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
Critical Care MedicinePediatrics
Titles and Academic Titles
Attending Physician, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
Associate Medical Director for Clinical Implementation Programs, Critical Care Medicine
Co-Medical Director, Center for Simulation, Advanced Education and Innovation
Departments and Services
Simulation-based education, Remote simulation, Quality and safety in pediatric airway management, Bedside Ultrasound
Johnston L, Sawyer T, Nishisaki A, Whitifill T, Ades A, French H, Glass, Dadiz R, Bruno C, Levit O, Gangaharan S, Scherzer D, Moussa A, Auerbach M, INSPIRE Research Network: Neonatal intubation competency assessment tool: Development and validation. Academic Pediatrics 19(2):157-164, March 2019.
Ozawa Y, Ades A, Foglia EE, DeMeo S, Barry J, Sawyer T, Singh N, Glass K, Jung P, Quek BH, Johnston L, Kim J, Napolitano N, Shults J, Nadkarni VM, Nishisaki A; National Emergency Airway Registry for Neonates (NEAR4NEOS) Investigators: Premedication with neuromuscular blockade and sedation during neonatal intubation is associated with fewer adverse events. J Perinatol. 2019 Jun;39(6):848-856. doi: 10.1038/s41372-019-0367-0. Epub 2019 Apr 2.
Foglia E, Ades, A, Sawyer T, Glass K, Singh N, Jung P, Quek BH, Johnston L, Barry J, Zenge J, Moussa A, Kim JH, Demeo S, Napolitano N, Nadkarni VM, Nishisaki A: Neonatal intubation practice and outcomes: An International Registry Study. Pediatrics 143(1):e20180902, January 2019.
Lee JH, Nuthall G, Ikeyama T, Saito O, Mok YH, Shepherd M, Jung P, Shetty R, Thyagarajan S, Nett S, Napolitano N, Nadkarni VM, Nishisaki A for the National Emergency Airway Registry for Children (NEAR4KIDS) and Pediatric Acute Lung Injury and Sepsis Investigators (PALISI): Tracheal intubation practice and safety across international PICUs. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine 20(1):1-8, January 2019.
Mokhateb-Rafii Tanya, Bakar A, Gangadharan Sandeep, Gradidge EA, Tellez D, Ruppe M, Tallent S, Bird GL, Lavin N, Lee A, Napolitano N, Nadkarni VM, Shults J, Nishisaki A; for the National Emergency Airway Registry for Children (NEAR4KIDS) and Pediatric Acute Lung Injury and Sepsis Investigators (PALISI): Hemodynamic impact of oxygen desaturation during tracheal intubation among critically ill children with cyanotic and noncyanotic heart disease. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine 20(1):19-26, January 2019.
Glau CL, Conlon TW, Himebauch AS, Yehya N, Weiss SL, Berg RA. Nishisaki A: Progressive diaphragm atrophy in pediatric acute respiratory failure. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine 19(5):406-411, May 2018
Patient Experience Ratings
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