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Susan T. Verghese, MD

The Joseph E. Robert, Jr. Center for Surgical Care

Anesthesiology, Sedation, and Perioperative Medicine

Children’s Research Institute (CRI)
Center for Translational Science
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Board CertificationsAmerican Bd of Anesthesiology
National Provider Identifier1033209580

Service LocationsChildren's National Medical Center - Sheikh Zayed Campus for Advanced Children's Medicine
111 Michigan Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20010
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Phone: 202-476-5000

I am an experienced pediatric anesthesiologist and have been privileged to take care of children at CNMC over these last 26 years. I have been known as an international expert in Ultrasound assisted vascular access in children and often I am sought out to help with difficult vascular access and difficult airway. I enjoy my job because I consider it a calling to safely anesthetize children with simple or complicated medical history during any type of surgery.
TypeSchoolLocationDegreeField of StudyYears
Undergraduate Education All Saints College 1968
Medical School Christian Medical College Vellore, Tamil Nade, India 1974
Affiliations and Memberships
TitleInstitutionCommittee / SectionYears
MemberAmerican Society of Anesthesiology
MemberAmerican Academy of Pediatrics
MemberCardiovascular Anesthesia Society
MemberPediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Society
MemberSociety of Pediatric Anesthesia
Journal Article, Verghese, S., Nath, A., Zenger, D., Patel, R.I., Kaplan, R.F., Patel, K. (2002), Effect of Simulated Valsalva Maneuver, Liver Compression and/or Trendelenburg Position on the Cross Sectional Area of the Internal jugular vein in infants and young children., Anesthesia and Analgesia, 94, 250-254.

Journal Article, Verghese, S., Mostello, L., Patel, R.I., Kaplan, R.F., Patel, K. (2002), Testing the Anal Sphincter Tone Predicts the Effectiveness of Caudal Analgesia in Children., Anesthesia and Analgesia, 94, 1161-1164.

Journal Article, Patel, R., Verghese, S., Hannallah, R., Aregawi, A., Patel, K. (2001), Fast-Tracking Children Following Ambulatory Surgery., Anesthesia and Analgesia, 92, 918-922.

Journal Article, Verghese, S., Patel, R.I., McGill, W.A., Sell, J.E., Midgley, F.M., Ruttimann, U.E. (2000), Comparison of Three Techniques for Internal Jugular Vein Cannulation in Infants. , Pediatric Anaesthesia , 10, 505-511.

Book Chapter, Verghese, S. (2000), Avoiding Mishaps in Anesthesia in Neonatal Surgical Emergencies., In Verghese, S. , Alexandria Journal of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care (AJAIC), 56-72.

Book Chapter, Verghese, S. (2000), Preemptive Analgesia in Children., In Verghese, S. , Alexandria Journal of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care (AJAIC), 90-95.

Conference Presentation - Poster, Verghese, S., McGill, W.A., Patel, R.I., Sell, J.E., Midgley, F.M., Ruttimann, U.E. (1999), Anesthesiology , Poster session presented at the Ultrasound Guided Internal Jugular Venous Cannulation in Infants: A Prospective Comparison with the Traditional Approach.

Journal Article, Patel, R.I., Hannallah, R.S., Verghese, S.T. (1994), Preoperative Anxiety and Gastric Fluid Suction in health children scheduled for outpatient surgery. , Paediatric Anaesthesia , 4, 319-322.

Journal Article, Verghese, S., Patel, R.I., Hannallah, R.S. (1993), Central Venous Catheterization in Infants and Children: A Comparison of Internal and External Jugular Vein Approaches. , Paediatric Anaesthesia , 3, 95-99.

Journal Article, Patel, R.I., Hannallah, R.S., Norden, J., Casey, W.F., Verghese, S.T. (1991), Emergence Airway Complications in Children: A Comparison of Tracheal Extubation in Awake and Deeply Anesthetized Patients. , Anesthesia and Analgesia, 73, 266-270.

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