Jose Sosa-Herrera, MD

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Jose Sosa-Herrera, MD, is an attending anesthesiologist with the Department of Anesthesiology & Critical Care Medicine at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Areas of Expertise: Cross-cultural care, Health equity, Health equality
Locations: Main Hospital
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training

Medical School

MD - Universidad Autonoma de Tamaulipas, School of Medicine, Victoria, Tamaulipas, Mexico


Surgery - Abington Jefferson Health, Philadelphia PA
Surgery - Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia


Anesthesiology - Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia


Pediatric Anesthesiology - Boston Children’s Hospital - Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Anesthesiologist

Departments and Services




Scheinin, SA; Sosa-Herrera, J. Case Report: Cardiac Tamponade Resembling an Acute Myocardial Infarction as the Initial Manifestation of Metastatic Pericardial Adenocarcinoma. Methodist DeBakey Cardiovasc J 2014 Apr-Jun; 10(2): 124-128


Taylor, TV; Sosa, J. Bilateral Breast Fibromatosis: Case Report and Review of the Literature. J Surg Educ 2011 Jul-Aug; 68(4): 320-5


Joffre-Velazquez, VM; Garcia-Maldonado, G; Saldivar Gonzalez, AH; Sosa-Herrera, J. Enfermedad Psiquiatrica y Syndrome Metabolico. Enfasis en el Trastorno Esquizofrenico. Rev Med Hosp Gen Mex 2009; 72(1): 41-49




Berkeley A., Sosa J., Ahmed F. Chapter 36:“Medicolegal Issues and the Obese Patient”. Oxford Textbook of Anaesthesia for the Obese Patient (1st ed.). Oxford University Press, 2021.

Posters and Presentations


Sosa-Herrera, J; Global Medicine at Home: Overcoming the barriers of Cross-cultural Care” (Presented at “Topic in Anesthesia”, Boston Children’s-Harvard Medical School, Boston 2021)


Sosa-Herrera, J; Gargya, A; Abdallah, R. Treatment of Electrical Storm with a Stellate Ganglion Block, a Case Series and Literature Review (Poster presented at the American Society of Regional Anesthesia Meeting, San Antonio, 2018).

Sosa-Herrera, J; Yoon, Y. Pulmonary Thromboendarterectomy and Deep Hypothermic Circulatory Arrest in a Patient with Glucose-6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase Deficiency (Poster presented at the Society of Cardiac Anesthesiologists Meeting, Phoenix, 2018).

Sosa-Herrera, J; Livelsberger, J. Meralgia Paresthetica After Inguinal Hernia Repair with Ilioinguinal-Iliohypogastric Nerve Block (Poster presented at the American Society of Regional Anesthesia Meeting, New York, 2018).

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations

2021-present, Medical Society of Tampico
2016-present, American Society of Anesthesiologists
2014-present, American Medical Association