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, Brandywine Valley; 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

Critical Care Medicine
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