Vijay Srinivasan, MD

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

Areas of Expertise: Endocrine dysfunction in critically ill children, Nutrition and metabolism
Locations: Main Hospital
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)


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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

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

Departments and Services



Sutton RM, Niles D, Nysaether J, Stavland M, Thomas M, Ferry S, Bishnoi R, Litman R, Allen J, Srinivasan V, Berg RA, Nadkarni VM. Effect of residual leaning force on intrathoracic pressure during mechanical ventilation in children. Resuscitation. 2010 Jul;81(7):857-60. Epub 2010 Apr 20.

Kilbaugh TJ, Srinivasan V, Berg RA, Nadkarni VM. Propensity, prophecy, and perplexity: does in-hospital extracorporeal cardiopulmonary resuscitation really make a difference? Resuscitation. 2010 Jul;81(7):786-7. Epub 2010 Jun 9. No abstract available.

 Srinivasan V, Nadkarni VM, Helfaer MA, Carey SM, Berg RA; American Heart Association National Registry of Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Investigators. Childhood obesity and survival after in-hospital pediatric cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Pediatrics. 2010 Mar;125(3):e481-8. Epub 2010 Feb 22. 

Rake AJ, Srinivasan V, Nadkarni V, Kaptan R, Newth CJ. Glucose variability and survival in critically ill children: Allostasis or harm? Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2010 Jul 9. [Epub ahead of print].

Roberts K, Srinivasan V, Niles DE, Eilevstjønn J, Tyler L, Boyle L, Bishnoi R, Ferry S, Nysæther J, Stavland M, Litman RS, Helfaer M, Nadkarni V. Does change in thoracic impedance measured via defibrillator electrode pads accurately detect ventilation breaths in children? Resuscitation. 2010 Nov;81(11):1544-9. Epub 2010 Aug 25.