Vidya Chidambaran, MD

Anesthesiologist, Department of Anesthesia

Associate Professor, UC Department of Anesthesia

MBBS: Medicine,Bangalore Medical College, India, 1997

MD: Anesthesiology, Kasturba Medical College, India, 1998-2001

Internship: Anesthesiology, Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, Florida, 2003-2004

Residency: Anesthesiology, Brookdale University Hospital, Brooklyn, New York,  2004-2007

Fellowship: Pediatric Anesthesia, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland, 2007-2008

S Sadhasivam, T Fukuda, V Chidambaran, T Mizuno, R Venkatasubramanian, P Ngamprasertwong, V Olbrecht, H Esslinger, A A Vinks. Organic cation Transporter 1 Genetic Variants contribute to decreased Morphine Clearances in Caucasian children. (Accepted for publication, Pharmacogenomics 2013) 

V Chidambaran, S Sadhasivam, J Diepstraten, H Esslinger, S Cox, B M Schnell, P Samuels, T Inge, A A Vinks, C A Knibbe. Evaluation of propofol anesthesia in morbidly obese children and adolescents. BMC Anesthesiology 2013, 13:8. 

Chidambaran V, Gentry C, Ajuba-Iwuji C, Sponsellar PD, Ain M, Lin E, Zhang X, Klaus SA, Njoku DB. Retrospective Identification of New Risk Factors for Surgical Site Infections in Cerebral Palsy Patients Following Spine Surgery. Anesth Analg. 2013 May 17. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 23687234 

Chidambaran V, Mahmoud M, Sadhasivam S. Risk for Peroneal Nerve Injury After Femur Osteosarcoma Resection: Is regional analgesia safe?Journal of clinical anesthesia. 12/2012; DOI:10.1016/j.jclinane.2012.06.013 

Sadhasivam S and Chidambaran V. Pharmacogenomics of Opioids and Perioperative Pain Management. Pharmacogenomics. 11/2012; 13(15):1719-40. 3.97 

V Chidambaran, S Sadhasivam. Pediatric Acute and Surgical Pain Management: Recent Advances and Future Perspectives. "Contemporary Topics in Pediatric Anesthesiology" in International Anesthesiology Clinics 2012 Fall; 50(4):66-82. 

Sadhasivam S, Krekels E, Chidambaran V, Esslinger H, Zhang K, Fukuda T, Vinks AA Morphine Clearance in Children: Does Race or Genetics Matter?Journal of opioid management 07/2012; 8(4):217-226. 2012. 

Chidambaran V, Rosing J, Soler X, Sadhasivam S Muscle Trauma from Tourniquet (Mis)Use. Anesthesiology, July 2012 - Volume 117 - Issue 1 - p 179.- 5.36. 2012. 

Diepstraten J, Chidambaran V, Sadhasivam S, Esslinger H, Cox S, Inge T, Knibbe CAJ, Vinks AA Propofol Clearance in Morbidly Obese Children and Adolescents. Clin Pharmacokinet 06/2012; 51 (8): 543-551,- 5.40. 2012. 

Sadhasivam S, Chidambaran V, Ngamprasertwong P, Esslinger H, Prows C, Zhang X, Martin LJ, McAuliffe J. Race and Unequal Burden of Perioperative Pain and Opioid Related Adverse Effects in African-American and Caucasian Children. Pediatrics. 04/2012;129:832–838 – 4.47. 2012.