Vijay Srinivasan, MD, FCCM, FAAP, MBBS

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Vijay Srinivasan, MD, FCCM, FAAP, MBBS, is an attending physician in the Division of Critical Care Medicine at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Areas of Expertise: Care of Children with Complex Technology Needs, International Education, Medical Student Education, Nutrition and Endocrine Dysfunction
Locations: Main Hospital; Middleman Family Pavilion
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)


Dr. Vijay Srinivasan is a pediatric intensivist at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) and Associate Professor of Anesthesiology, Critical Care and Pediatrics at the Perelman School of Medicine (PSOM) at the University of Pennsylvania. He serves as Advisory Dean to medical students at PSOM and leads the International Education Program for the Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine at CHOP. His research and quality improvement programs are focused on critical illness endocrinopathies and nutrition with the goal of improving outcomes in critically ill children. Dr. Srinivasan co-founded and co-leads the multi-professional pediatric ICU nutrition team at CHOP. His research has been recognized with awards from the Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM), the American Society of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition, and the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). He is a founding member and Vice-Chair of the Nutrinet sub-group of the Pediatric Acute Lung Injury and Sepsis Investigators (PALISI) network and serves as Principal/Site investigator for several studies. He has been involved with the development of numerous guidelines including American Heart Association Pediatric Advanced Life Support Guidelines in 2005 and 2010 as well as current guidelines for SCCM (sedation and analgesia for critically ill neonates, infants and children; and management of stress hyperglycemia with insulin therapy in critically ill adults and children) and PODIUM network.

Dr. Srinivasan is an elected Fellow of the American College of Critical Care Medicine (FCCM), and Fellow of the AAP (FAAP). As an influential leader, he has been elected to the Executive Committees in both the AAP Section on Critical Care (SOCC) and the Pediatric Section of SCCM. Dr. Srinivasan has developed and led an innovative webinar series for AAP SOCC and SCCM in quality improvement and safety in the pediatric ICU. Dr. Srinivasan is Chair-Elect of the AAP SOCC (commenced Nov 1, 2022). He serves on the Editorial Board of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine.

Education and Training

Medical School

All-India Institute of Medical Sciences, India


Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Md.


The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pa.

Board Certification

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

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Physician, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

Advisory Dean, Perelman School of Medicine

Education Advisor (Ex-officio Member), Committee on Appointments and Promotions, Perelman School of Medicine

Lead, International Education Program (Department/ACCM)

Associate Professor of Anesthesiology, Critical Care and Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Departments and Services

Selected Publications

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