Neethi Panicker Pinto, MD, MS

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Neethi Panicker Pinto, MD, MS, is an attending physician with the Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine and the Pediatric Sepsis Program at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

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

Education and Training

Medical School

MD - Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA

Residency

Pediatrics - The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL (Chief Resident)

Fellowship

Critical Care Medicine - The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Jane Addams Fellowship in Philanthropy - Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis, IN

Board Certification

Pediatric Critical Care
Pediatrics

Graduate Degree

MS in Health Studies - The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Physician

Departments and Services

Publications

Papers

2019

Matics, TS, Pinto NP, Sanchez-Pinto LN. Association of Organ Dysfunction Scores and Functional Outcomes Following Pediatric Critical Illness. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2019 Aug;20(8):722-727.

Faustino EVS, Hirshberg EL,  Asaro LA, Biagas KV, Pinto NP, Srinivasan V, Bagdure DN, Steil GM, Coughlin-Wells K, Wypij D, Nadkarni VM, Agus MSD for the HALF-PINT Study Investigators.  Short-Term Adverse Outcomes Associated with Hypoglycemia in Critically Ill Children. Crit Care Med. 2019 May;47(5):706-714.

Nellis ME, Goel R, Karam O, Cushing MM, Davis PJ, Steiner ME, Tucci M, Stanworth SJ, Spinella PC; Pediatric Acute Lung Injury and Sepsis Investigators (PALISI) Network, Pediatric Critical Care Blood Research Network (BloodNet), and the P3T Investigators.; P3T Investigators Network (including Pinto NP). Effects of ABO Matching of Platelet Transfusions in Critically Ill Children. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2019 Feb;20(2):e61-e69 PMID: 30422914

2018

Andrews BL, Pinto NP. Optimizing discharge from intensive care and follow up strategies for pediatric patients. The Journal of Pediatrics 2018, PMID: 30528190

Khemani RG, Smith L, Lopez-Fernandez YM, Kwok J, Morzov R, Klein M, Yehya N, Willson D, Kneyber MCL, Lillie J,, Fenandez A, Newth CJL. Jovet P, Thomas NJ; on behalf of the Pediatric Acute Respiratory Distress syndrome Incidence and Epidemiology (PARDIE) Investigators and the Pediatric Acute Lung Injury and Sepsis Investigators (PALISI) Network (including Pinto NP). Pediatric Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome Incidence and Epidemiology (PARDIE): an international observational study. Lancet Respiratory Medicine 2018, S2213-2600(18)30344-8, PMID: 30361119

Nellis ME, Karam O, Mauer E, Cushing MM, Davis PJ, Steiner ME, Tucci M, Stanworth SJ, Spinella PC; on behalf of the Pediatric Acute Lung Injury and Sepsis Investigators (PALISI) network, Pediatric Critical Care Blood Research Network (BloodNet) and the P3T Investigators (including Pinto NP). Platelet Transfusion Practices in Critically Ill Children. Critical Care Medicine 2018; 46(8):1309-1317, PMID 29727368

Manning JC, Pinto NP, Rennick JE, Colville G, Curley MAQ. The PICS-p Framework: Conceptualizing Post Intensive Care Syndrome in Children. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine 2018; 19(4): 298-300, PMID: 29406379

Andrews BL, Rahman N, Pinto NP,  Family Support and ICU Survivorship: Lessons from the Pediatric and Neonatal Intensive Care Units. In Netzer G, Ed. Families in the Intensive Care Unit: Understanding, Engaging, and Supporting. New York: Springer Publishing, 2018.

Sobotka SA, Peters S, Pinto NP. Neurodevelopmental Disorders in the PICU Population.  Clinical Pediatrics 2018; 57(8): 913-919, PMID 2909653

2017

Allen EK, Randolph AG, Bhangale T, Dogra P, Ohlson M, Oshansky CM, Zamora AE, Shannon JP, Finkelstein D, Dressen A, DeVincenzo J, Caniza M, Youngblood B, Rosenberger CM, Thomas PG for the Pediatric Acute Lung Injury and Sepsis Investigators (PALISI) Network Pediatric Influenza (PICFLU) Investigators (including Pinto NP). SNP-mediated disruption of CTCF binding at the IFITM3 promoter is associated with risk of severe influenza in humans.  Nature Medicine 2017; 23:975-987, PMID 28714988

Randolph AG, Yip WK, Allen EK, Rosenberger CM, Agan AA, Ash SA, Zhang Y, Bhangale TR, Finkelstein D, Cvijanovich N, Mourani PM, Hall M, Su HC, Thomas PG, for the Pediatric Acute Lung Injury and Sepsis Investigators (PALISI) Network Pediatric Influenza (PICFLU) Investigators (including Pinto NP).   Evaluation of IFITM3 rs12252 association with severe pediatric influenza infection.  J Infect Dis 2017; 216:14-21, PMID 28531322

Pinto NP, Ladner PH, Kim TY, Rhinesmith EW, Pollack MM. Long-Term Function After Pediatric Critical Illness: Results From The Survivor Outcomes Study. Pediatr Crit Care Med 2017; 18(3):e122-130, PMID 28107265

Agus MS, Hirshberg EL, Srinivasan V, Faustino EV, Luckett, PM, Curley MAQ, Alexander J, Asaro LA, Coughlin-Wells K, Duva D, French J, Hasbani N, Sisko, MT, Soto-Rivera CL, Steil G,  Wypij D, Nadkarni VM, for the HALF-PINT Investigators (including Pinto NP) and the Pediatric Acute Lung Injury and Sepsis Investigators Network. Design and rationale of Heart and Lung Failure-  Pediatric INsulin Titration Trial (HALF-PINT): A randomized clinical trial of tight glycemic control in hyperglycemic critically ill children. Contemporary Clinical Trials 2017; 53: 178-187, PMID 28042054

Agus MSD, Wypij D, Hirshberg EL, Srinivasan V, Faustino EV, Luckett PM, Alexander JL, Asaro LA, Curley MAQ, Steil GM, Nadkarni VM, for the HALF-PINT Investigators (including Pinto NP) and the PALISI Network. Tight Glycemic Control in Critically Ill Children. N Engl J Med 2017; 376:729-741, PMID 28118549

Wilson DF, Hoot M, Khemani R, Carrol C, Kirby A, Schwarz A, Gedeit R, Nett ST. Erickson S, Flori H, Hyas S, Hall M, for the Ventilator-Associated Infection (VAIN) Investigators (including Pinto NP) and the Pediatric Acute Lung Injury and Sepsis Investigators (PALISI) Network. Pediatric Ventilator-Associated Infections: The Ventilator-Associated Infection Study. Pediatr Crit Care Med 2017; 18: e24-34, PMID 27828898

2016

Yu KO, Randolph AG, Agan AA, Yip WK, Truemper E, Weiss S, Ackerman K, Schwarz A, Guiliani J, Hall MW, Bubeck Wardenburg J, on behalf of the Pediatric Acute Lung Injury and Sepsis Investigators (PALISI) Network Pediatric Influenza (PICFLU) Investigators PICFlu Study Group (including Pinto NP). Staphylococcus aureus α-toxin response distinguishes respiratory virus-MRSA co-infection in children.  J Infect Dis 2016; 214: 1638-1646, PMID 27651418

2001

Chehab EL, Panicker N, Alper PR, Baker LC, Wilson SR, Raffin TA. The Impact of Practice Setting on Physicians’ Perceptions of the Quality of Their Practice and the Quality of Patient Care in the Managed Care Era. Arch Intern Med 2001; 161: 202 – 21, PMID 11176733

Posters and Presentations

2019

Faustino EVS, Hirshberg EL,  Asaro LA, Biagas KV, Pinto NP, Srinivasan V, Bagdure DN, Steil GM, Coughlin-Wells K, Wypij D, Nadkarni VM, Agus MSD. Short-Term Adverse Outcomes Associated with Hypoglycemia in Critically Ill Children. Society of Critical Care Medicine, San Diego, CA, February 2019 (Selected for Society of Critical Care Medicine Bronze Snapshot Award)

Sanchez-Pinto LN, Pinto NP. Data-Driven Phenotypes of Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome in Critically Ill Children. Society of Critical Care Medicine, San Diego, CA, February 2019 (Selected for 2019 Society of Critical Care Medicine Star Research Achievement Award)

Dholakia A, Mayampurath A, Kniola A, Rhine M, Krasnow M, Sobotka SA, Pinto NP. Determining the Needs of Survivors of Pediatric Critical Illness. Society of Critical Care Medicine, San Diego, CA, February 2019

2018

Dholakia A, Sobotka SA, Kniola A, Mayampurath A, Pinto NP. Determining the Needs of Survivors of Pediatric Critical Illness, Pediatric Research Day, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, May 2018

Pinto NP. Prospective Cohort PICS-P Study, Pediatric Acute Lung Injury and Sepsis Investigators Network (PALISI) Meeting, San Diego, CA, March 2018

Matics TJ, Pinto NP, Sanchez-Pinto LN. Association of Organ Dysfunction Scores and Functional Outcomes Following Pediatric Critical Illness. Society of Critical Care Medicine, San Antonio, TX, February 2018

Nubani R, Pinto NP, Sanchez-Pinto LN. Prognostication of Prolonged Mechanical Ventilation in Critically Ill Children by Bedside Clinicians, Society of Critical Care Medicine, San Antonio, TX, February 2018

2017

Pinto NP. Prospective Cohort PICS-P Study, Pediatric Acute Lung Injury and Sepsis Investigators Network (PALISI) Meeting, Montreal, Canada, September 2017

Pinto NP. PICS-P Prevalence Study, Pediatric Acute Lung Injury and Sepsis Investigators Network (PALISI) Meeting, Park City, UT, March 2017

Invited Lectures

2019

Pinto NP. Revive, Survive, and Thrive: The Outcomes of Children Who Experience Critical Illness, Visiting Professorship, University of Texas Southwestern, May 2019 (invited)

Pinto NP. Commencement Speaker, Scholars in Ethics and Medicine, Hyde Park Institute, Chicago, IL, May 9, 2019 (invited)

Pinto NP. Revive, Survive, and Thrive: The Outcomes of Children Who Experience Critical Illness, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, January 2019 (invited)

2018

Pinto NP. Sepsis Survivorship Workshop, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, June 2018 (invited)

Pinto NP. Faculty Speaker, Comer Kids’ Fashion Show, Chicago, IL, April 2018 (invited)

Pinto NP. In The Best Interest of Children; A Guiding Principle for Being a Compassionate Pediatric ICU Physician.  Emerging Scholars in Bioethics Lecture Series, Hyde Park Institute, Chicago, IL, April 2018 (invited)

Pinto NP. Targeting Health and Well-Being in Children. Society of Critical Care Medicine, San Antonio, TX, February 2018 (invited)

2017

Pinto NP. Fundamentals of Pediatric Shock. The University of  Chicago Aeromedical Network Critical Care and Trauma Conference, Tinley Park, IL, May 2017 (invited)

Pinto NP. Fundamentals of Pediatric Shock. The University of  Chicago Aeromedical Network Critical Care and Trauma Conference, Merriville, IN, May 2017 (invited)

Pinto NP. Long-Term Function After Pediatric Critical Illness. Annual Bucksbaum Institute Donor Symposium, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Oak Brook, IL, April 2017 (invited)

Pinto NP. Work-Life Balance. Intern Retreat, Department of Pediatrics, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, February 2017 (invited)

Pinto NP. THRIVE. Critical Crosstalk Theater, Society of Critical Care Medicine, Honolulu, HI, January 2017 (invited)

Awards and Honors

2018, Joel G Schwab Faculty Award for Excellence in Mentorship, The University of Chicago
2018, The Peter Huttenlocher Award for Scholarly Excellence, Inaugural Pediatric Service Awards, The University of Chicago
2018, Honorable Mention, Excellence in Research, Pritzker School of Medicine Summer Research Forum, The University of Chicago
2018, Best Poster, Translational Research Category, Pediatric Research Day, The University of Chicago
2018, Bronze Research Abstract Snapshot Award, Society of Critical Care Medicine Annual Congress, San Antonio, TX
2016, Junior Faculty Scholar, Bucksbaum Institute for Clinical Excellence, The University of Chicago
2016, Presidential Citation Award, Society of Critical Care Medicine
2015, Clinical Excellence Scholars Track Co-Leader, Bucksbaum Institute for Clinical Excellence, The University of Chicago
2012, 2015, Pilot Grant, Bucksbaum Institute for Clinical Excellence, The University of Chicago
2011, Associate Fellow, Bucksbaum Institute for Clinical Excellence, The University of Chicago
2004, Chief Resident, Department of Pediatrics, The University of Chicago
2000, Community Partnership Medical Scholar, Stanford University School of Medicine
1999, Public Service Medical Scholar, Stanford University School of Medicine
1997, Medical Scholars Research Program, Stanford University School of Medicine
1994, Jane Addams Fellowship, Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis
1994, Honors in Public Policy, Stanford University
1994, Outstanding Senior Thesis, Stanford University

Editorial and Academic Positions

Editorial Positions

Reviewer, JAMA
Reviewer, The Lancet Child & Adolescent Health
Reviewer, Annals of the American Thoracic Society
Reviewer, JAMA Pediatrics
Reviewer, Journal of Pediatrics
Reviewer, European Journal of Pediatrics
Reviewer, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
Reviewer, Hospital Pediatrics

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations

2013-present, Pediatric Acute Lung Injury and Sepsis Investigators (PALISI) Network
2004-present, Society of Critical Care Medicine
2001-present, American Academy of Pediatrics, Fellow
2001-present, Academic Pediatric Association