Caroline A. Pasquariello, MD, FAAP, FCPP

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Caroline A. Pasquariello, MD, FAAP, is an attending anesthesiologist and associate clinical director of perioperative services at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Areas of Expertise: Perioperative throughout and efficiency, Pediatric perioperative assessment
Locations: Specialty Care & Surgery Center, Bucks County; Specialty Care & Surgery Center, Voorhees; Main Hospital; Specialty Care, King of Prussia
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)



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Education and Training

Medical School

MD - University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA


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


Pediatrics - The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
Anesthesiology - The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA


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

Board Certification

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

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Anesthesiologist

Associate Clinical Director, Perioperative Services

Director, General Anesthesia Faculty and Staff Scheduling and Coordination

Associate Professor of Anesthesiology, The Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Departments and Services




Day TE, Chi A, Rutberg M, Zahm A, Otarola V, Feldman JM, Pasquariello CA,: Addressing the Variation of Post-Surgical Inpatient Census with Computer Simulation. Pediatric Surgery International 30(4): 449-456, 2014.

Awards and Honors

2011, Main Line Today: Top Doctors

1983, Woman of the Year Award, National Italian American Foundation

1982, Resident Humanitarian Award, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

1978, Graduated Cum Laude, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

1975-1976, Academic Distinction, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

1974-1975, Dean's List, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

Editorial and Academic Positions

Academic and Institutional Committees

2015-present, Oncology-Anesthesia Steering Committee

2014-present, Radiology-Anesthesia Steering Committee

2013-present, Perioperative Through-Put Committee, Patient Flow, ON-time Starts

2013, Surgical Capacity Management Committee/Leader

2013-present, Perioperative Throughput Committee/Leader

2013-present, Employee Giving Campaign, Co-Chair

2012-present, EPIC OP TIME: end user and design consultant

2011-present, Operating Room Communications: VOCERA utilization

2011-present, Senior Leadership Group

2011-present, Executive Patient Safety Officer

2010-present, Surgical Patient Flow Steering Team

2010-present, General Anesthesiology/Radiation Oncology Coordination Committee

2010-present, Division of General Anesthesiology Steering Committee

2007-present, Ambulatory Surgical Facility Steering Committee

2006-present, Operating Room Steering Committee

2004-present, Non-Physician Health Care Provider, Subcommittee

1987-present, Reunion Committee, University of Pennsylvania: 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30

1982-present, Class Secretary of Medical Alumni Association, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations

2015-present, American Association of Clinical Directors

1997-present, Society of Pediatric Anesthesia

1989-present, American Academy of Pediatrics

1986-present, American Medical Association

1985-present, American Society of Anesthesiologists