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Vijay Srinivasan, MBBS, MD
Vijay Srinivasan, Vijay Srinivasan, MBBS, MD
Attending Physician, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit and Progressive Care Unit, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine

Vijay Srinivasan, MBBS, MD, works in research and quality improvement programs dealing with critical illness endocrinopathies and nutrition to improve outcomes in critically ill children. His research focuses on stress hyperglycemia with tight glycemic control and nutrition therapy.

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Vijay Srinivasan, MBBS, MD, is actively involved in research and quality improvement programs in critical illness endocrinopathies and nutrition to improve outcomes in critically ill children. He co-founded and leads the pediatric ICU Nutrition Team at CHOP in partnership with nurse practitioners, nurses, and dietitians to enhance nutrition therapy for critically ill children.

His research focuses on stress hyperglycemia with tight glycemic control and nutrition therapy in pediatric critical illness, with his published works being widely cited and recognized with awards from the Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM), the American Society of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (A.S.P.E.N), and the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP).

Dr. Srinivasan is an elected Fellow of the American College of Critical Care Medicine. He is an executive committee member of the AAP Section on Critical Care and member of the SCCM Pediatric Section Steering Committee. He is also chair of the Pediatric Quality and Safety Subcommittee for SCCM and AAP Section on Critical Care, and vice-chair of the SCCM Pediatric Quality and Safety Committee. Dr. Srinivasan is a member of the Critical Care Congress Program Committee for SCCM and a member of the Editorial Board for Pediatric Critical Care Medicine.

Education and Training

MBBS, All-India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India (Medicine and Surgery), 1995

MD, Pediatrics, All-India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India (Pediatrics), 1998

Internship in Pediatrics, Cook County Children's Hospital, Chicago, 1999

Residency in Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, 2001

Fellowship in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, 2004

Fellowship in Pediatric Health Services, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, 2005

Penn Faculty Pathways, Career Development and Leadership Program for STEM assistant professors at the University of Pennsylvania, 2018

Spring 2018 Research Mentor Training at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, 2018

Fall 2019 Leading Improvement Course, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, 2019

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Physician, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit and Progressive Care Unit, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine

Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesiology, Critical Care and Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine University of Pennsylvania

Professional Awards

Delhi Medical Association Medal for best all round medical student in MBBS, All-India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India, 1995

Sorel Catherine Freyman Award for Best Housestaff in the Department of Pediatrics, All-India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India, 1998

David M. Kamsler Award for Best Housestaff at The Johns Hopkins Children’s Center, Baltimore, MD, 2001

Society of Critical Care Medicine Educational Scholarship, 2003

Best Abstract Award, Section on Critical Care, American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference and Exhibition, New Orleans, LA, 2003

CHOP Faculty Honor Roll for Teaching Excellence, 2009

Teacher of the Year Award, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, 2011

Fellow, American College of Critical Care Medicine, 2016

Abstract of Distinction, ASPEN Nutrition Science and Practice Conference, Las Vegas, 2018

Physician Partnering Award (Progressive Care Unit) Department of Nursing, Respiratory and Neurodiagnostics, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, 2019

Presidential Citation, Society of Critical Care Medicine, 2020

Publication Highlights

Srinivasan V, Hasbani NH, Mehta NM, Irving SY, Kandil SB, Allen HC, Typpo KV, Cvijanovich NZ, Faustino EVS, Wypij D, Agus MSD, Nadkarni VM for the HALF-PINT Study Investigators. Early enteral nutrition is associated with improved clinical outcomes in critically ill children: A secondary analysis of nutrition support in the HALF-PINT trial. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. 2019 Oct; Epub ahead of print. PubMed PMID: 31577692
Irving SY, Daly B, Verger J, Typpo KV, Brown AM, Hanlon A, Weiss SL, Fitzgerald JC, Nadkarni VM, Thomas NJ, Srinivasan V. The association of nutrition status expressed as body mass index z score with outcomes in children with severe sepsis: A secondary analysis from the Sepsis Prevalence, Outcomes and Therapies (SPROUT) Study. Critical Care Medicine. 2018 Nov; 46(11): e1029-e1039. PubMed PMID: 30095495
Agus MS, Wypij D, Hirshberg EL, Srinivasan V, Faustino EV, Luckett PM, Alexander JL, Asaro LA, Curley MA, Steil GM, Nadkarni VM. Tight Glycemic Control in Critically Ill Children. N Engl J Med. 2017 Feb; 376(8):729-741. PMID: 28118549
Yehya N, Servaes S, Thomas NJ, Nadkarni VM, Srinivasan V. Corticosteroid exposure in pediatric acute respiratory distress syndrome. Intensive Care Medicine. 2015 Sep; 41(9): 1658-66. PubMed PMID: 26160728
Srinivasan V, Spinella P, Drott H, Roth C, Helfaer MA, Nadkarni VM. Association of timing, duration and intensity of hyperglycemia with ICU mortality in critically ill children. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. 2004 Jul; 5(4):329-336. PubMed PMID: 15215001

Active Grants/Contracts

Inpatient Pediatric Gastrojejunal Tube Cleaner Eliminating Surgical Intervention, Industry (Actuated Medical Inc.), 2019-2021, PI: Vijay Srinivasan

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