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Pediatrics - Critical Care Medicine

Houston, Texas

BCM pediatricians care for children in various clinical and hospital environments.
Pediatrics - Critical Care Medicine
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Paul Checchia M.D., FAAP, FCCM, FACC

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Paul Checchia M.D., FAAP, FCCM, FACC

Medical Director, Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit, Texas Children's Hospital, Pediatrics

Professor, Section of Critical Care Medicine, Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine

Contact Information:
832-826-6230

Address
6621 Fannin St., W6-006, Houston, TX 77030

Clinical Service Area

Cardiovascular Intensive Care

Medical School

Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield, Ill.

Residency

Children's Memorial Medical Center, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Ill.

Fellowship

Children's Memorial Medical Center, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Ill.

Professional Organizations

Society of Critical Care Medicine
Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Society

Research/Clinical Interest

Predictive modeling of cardiac arrest in the pediatric intensive care unit
Clinical decision support using hospital information systems
Understanding the complex pathophysiology of all forms of cardiac disease and related insults in children

Publications

Wynn JL, Cvijanovich NZ, Allen GL, Thomas NJ, Freishtat RJ, Anas N, Meyer K, Checchia PA, Lin R, Shanley TP, Bigham MT, Wong HR. The influence of developmental age on the early transcriptomic response of children with septic shock. Mol Med 2011;17(11-12):1146-1156)

Bronicki RA, Checchia PA, Stuart-Killion RB, Dixon DJ, Backer CL. The effects of multiple doses of glucocorticoids on the inflammatory response to cardiopulmonary bypass in children. World Journal for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery 2012: 3(4); 439-445.

Wong HR, Kaplan JM, Cvijanovich N, Lin R, Allen GL, Thomas NJ, Wilson DF, Freishtat RJ, Anas N, Meyer K, Checchia PA, Monaco M, Odoms K, Shanley TP. Toward the development of a multi-biomarker-based stratification system for pediatric septic shock. Crit Care Med 2012 Oct 1; 16:R174

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