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Associate Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics



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My Biography & Research

Additional Languages

Hindi, Punjabi

Clinical Interests

Critical Illness following stem cell transplantation; extracorporeal life support; venous thromboembolism; critical Illness hyperglycemia

Research Interests


Academic Affiliation

Associate Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics


Pediatric Intensive Care Unit PICU, Critical Care

My Education

MBBS: Grant Medical College, Mumbai, India, 1996.

MD: Pediatrics, University of Mumbai, Mumbai, India, 1999.

Residency: Pediatrics, University of Mumbai, Mumbai, India, 1996-1999; Pediatrics, Children's Hospital of Michigan, Detroit, MI, 2001-2004.

Fellowship: Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, 2004-2007.

Certification: Pediatrics, 2004, 2014; Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, 2008.

My Publications

Use of height-independent baseline creatinine imputation method with renal angina index. Roy, JP; Johnson, C; Towne, B; Menke, F; Kiger, S; Young, W; Basu, R; Chima, R; Fei, L; Krallman, K; et al. Pediatric Nephrology. 2019; 34:1777-1784.

Development of an Antibiotic Guideline for Children With Suspected Ventilator-Associated Infections*. Shein, SL; Karam, O; Beardsley, A; Karsies, T; Prentice, E; Tarquinio, KM; Willson, DF; Carroll, CL; Chima, RS; Davila, S; et al. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. 2019; 20:697-706.

Short-Term Adverse Outcomes Associated With Hypoglycemia in Critically Ill Children. Faustino, EV S; Hirshberg, EL; Asaro, LA; Biagas, KV; Bagdure, DN; Steil, GM; Coughlin-Wells, K; Nadkarni, VM; Agus, MS D; Agus, M; et al. Critical Care Medicine. 2019; 47:706-714.

In-hospital and 90-day outcomes after total pancreatectomy with islet autotransplantation for pediatric chronic and acute recurrent pancreatitis. Kotagal, M; Slusher, J; Ahmad, S; Aronson, LA; Brunner, J; Chima, R; Elder, DA; Goldschneider, KR; Hornung, L; Lin, TK; et al. American Journal of Transplantation. 2019; 19:1187-1194.

Use of magnetic resonance imaging in severe pediatric traumatic brain injury: assessment of current practice. Ferrazzano, PA; Rosario, BL; Wisniewski, SR; Shafi, NI; Siefkes, HM; Miles, DK; Alexander, AL; Bell, MJ; Agrawal, S; Mahoney, S; et al. Journal of Neurosurgery: Pediatrics. 2019; 23:471-479.

High frequency oscillatory ventilation in a cohort of children with respiratory failure. Stewart, CA; Yehya, N; Fei, L; Chima, RS. Pediatric Pulmonology. 2018; 53:816-823.

Continuous glucose monitoring following pancreatectomy with islet autotransplantation in children. Elder, DA; Jiminez-Vega, JM; Hornung, LN; Chima, RS; Abu-El-Haija, M; Lin, TK; Palermo, JJ; Nathan, JD. Pediatric Transplantation. 2017; 21.

Team-based approach to identify cardiac toxicity in critically ill hematopoietic stem cell transplant recipients. Dandoy, CE; Jodele, S; Paff, Z; Hirsch, R; Ryan, TD; Jefferies, JL; Cash, M; Rotz, S; Pate, A; Taylor, MD; et al. Pediatric Blood and Cancer. 2017; 64:e26513-e26513.

Development of a Surveillance System for Pediatric Hospital-Acquired Venous Thromboembolism. Brower, LH; Shaughnessy, EE; Chima, RS. Hospital Pediatrics. 2017; 7:610-614.

Applying Systems Biology Methodology To Identify Genetic Factors Possibly Associated with Recovery after Traumatic Brain Injury. Kurowski, BG; Treble-Barna, A; Pitzer, AJ; Wade, SL; Martin, LJ; Chima, RS; Jegga, A. Journal of Neurotrauma. 2017; 34:2280-2290.