Attending Physician
Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Keck School of Medicine of USC
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Clinical Interests

Respiratory physiology, acute lung injury, pediatric critical care outcomes; improving the management of mechanically ventilated children.

Education

Medical School: 

Washington University School of Medicine

Internship: 

Children's Memorial Hospital

Residency: 

Children's Memorial Hospital

Fellowship: 

Children's Hospital Los Angeles: Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

Accomplishments

Certification: 

Pediatrics, American Board of Pediatrics
Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, American Board of Anesthesiology

Publications: 

Ghuman A, Newth C, Khemani K. The Association Between the End Tidal Alveolar Dead Space Fraction and Mortality in Pediatric Acute Hypoxemic Respiratory Failure. Pediatr Crit Care Med 2012; 13(1):11-5

Ghuman A, Newth C, Khemani K. Impact of Gender on Sepsis Mortality and Severity of Illness for Prepubertal and Postpubertal Children. J Pediatr 2013; 163(3):835-40

Rubin S, Ghuman A, Deakers T, Khemani K, Ross P, Newth C. Effort of Breathing in Children Receiving High-Flow Nasal Cannula. Pediatr Crit Care Med 2014; 15 (1):1-6

Ross P, Khemani R, Rubin S, Bhalla A, Newth C. Elevated Positive End Expiratory Pressure Decreases Cardiac Index in a Rhesus Monkey Model. Front. Pediatr. 2014; 2:134

Khemani R, Flink R, Hotz J, Ross P, Ghuman A, and Newth C. Respiratory Inductance Plethysmography calibration for pediatric upper airway obstruction: an animal model. Pediatr Res 2015; 77(1-1):75-83

Bhalla A, Rubin S, Newth C, Ross P, Soto-Campos G, Morzov R, Khemani R.  Monitoring Dead Space Markers in Mechanically Ventilated Children: Volumetric Capnography versus Time Based Capnography. Respiratory Care. 2015; 60(11):1548-55

Bhalla A, Belani S, Leung D, Newth C, Khemani R. Higher Dead Space is Associated with Increased Mortality in Critically Ill Children. Critical Care Medicine. 2015; 43(11):2439-45

Yehya N, Bhalla A, Thomas N, Khemani R.  Alveolar Dead Space Fraction Discriminates Mortality in Pediatric Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, accepted, 2015

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