Staff Anesthesiologist, Department of Anesthesia

Assistant Professor, UC Department of Anesthesia



Board Certified

My Biography & Research

Clinical Interests

Pediatric regional anesthesia and pain medicine; anesthesia for solid organ transplantation.

Research Interests

Pediatric regional anesthesia and pain medicine; perfusion/reperfusion injury.

Academic Affiliation

Assistant Professor, UC Department of Anesthesia

Clinical Divisions

Anesthesia, Pain Management, Perioperative Pain Management

Research Divisions


My Education

BS: Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA, 1997.

MD: Thomas Jefferson University- Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA, 2000.

Residency: Pediatrics, St. Christopher's Hospital for Children, Philadelphia, PA, 2003; Anesthesia, Brigham & Women's Hospital, Boston, MA, 2006.

Fellowship: Pediatric Anesthesia, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, 2008.

Certification: American Board of Anesthesiology, 2007.

My Publications

Postoperative Pain Management in Pediatric Spinal Fusion Surgery for Idiopathic Scoliosis. Lee, CS; Merchant, S; Chidambaran, V. Paediatric Drugs. 2020; 22:575-601.

An open label pilot study of a dexmedetomidine-remifentanil-caudal anesthetic for infant lower abdominal/lower extremity surgery: The T REX pilot study. Szmuk, P; Andropoulos, D; McGowan, F; Brambrink, A; Lee, C; Lee, KJ; McCann, ME; Liu, Y; Saynhalath, R; Bong, CL; et al. Paediatric Anaesthesia. 2019; 29:59-67.

Do anesthetics harm the developing human brain? An integrative analysis of animal and human studies. Lin, EP; Lee, J; Lee, CS; Deng, M; Loepke, AW. Neurotoxicology and Teratology. 2017; 60:117-128.