Athena F. Zuppa, MD, MSCE Areas of Expertise: Improving drug delivery to the critically ill child Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467) Background View my expanded bio.Note: Opens in a separate window. Education and Training Medical SchoolSUNY Stony Brook, NYResidencyChildren's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pa.Board CertificationAmerican Board of PediatricsAmerican Board of Pediatrics/Critical Care MedicineGraduate DegreeUniversity of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pa. Titles and Academic Titles Attending Physician, Pediatric Critical Care MedicineAssociate Director of PICU Fellowship ProgramAssociate Professor of Anesthesiology, Critical Care and Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania Departments and Services Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care MedicinePediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) Publications PapersSu F, Nicolson SC, Gastonguay MR, Barrett JS, Adamson PC, Kang DS, Godinez RI, Zuppa AF. Population pharmacokinetics of dexmedetomidine in infants after open heart surgery. Anesth Analg. 2010 May 1;110(5):1383-92. Read abstract Patient Experience Ratings About the Patient Experience Rating System The Patient Experience Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score. The comments are submitted by patients and families and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not reflect the views of Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.