Director, Respiratory Care
Director, Critical Care Medicine Fellowship Program and Respiratory Therapy
Attending Physician

Associate Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology and Pediatrics, Keck School of Medicine of USC
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Medical School: 

University of California, San Diego


Lucile Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford


Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford, Pediatrics
University of California San Francisco, Anesthesia


University of California San Francisco, Critical Care Medicine
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Pediatric Anesthesia



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

Professional Memberships: 

American Academy of Pediatrics


Ross PA, Hammer J, Klein M, Newth CJL.  Pressure-rate product and phase angle measures of acute inspiratory upper airway obstruction in rhesus monkeys. Pediatric Pulmonology.  2010; 45:639 – 644.  doi: 10.1002/ppul.21212. 

Ross PA, Newth CJL, Khemani RG.  Accuracy of pulse oximetery in children.  Pediatrics.  2014 Jan;133(1):22-9. DOI: 10.1542/peds.2013-1760. 

Ross PA, Newth CJL, Leung D, Wetzel RC, Khemani RG.  Obesity and mortality risk in critically ill children.  Pediatrics.  2016 Mar;137(3):1-8. doi: 10.1542/peds.2015-2035.

Virk MK *, Hotz J, Khemani RG, Newth CJL, Ross PA.  Change in oxygen consumption following inhalation of albuterol in comparison with levalbuterol in healthy adult volunteers.  Lung. 2017 Apr;195(2):233-239. doi: 10.1007/s00408-017-9982-8.

Kim GJ *, Newth CJL, Khemani RG, Wong SL, Coates AL, Ross PA.  Does size really matter?  Forced Vital Capacity differences in children using predicted versus actual body weight.  Chest 2018. Jul; 154(1):77-83. DOI 10.1016.j.chest.2018.044.015

Engorn BM *, Newth CJL, Klein M, Bragg EA, Margolis R, Ross PA.  Declining procedures in pediatric critical care medicine fellowship trainees. Frontiers in Pediatrics.  November 30, 2018.  DOI:  10.3389/fped.2018.00365.

Virk MK *, Hotz J, Wong WH, Khemani RG, Newth CJL, Ross PA.  Minimal change in cardiac index with increasing PEEP in Pediatric Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome.  Frontiers in Pediatrics. 2019. Jan 29;7:9.  DOI 10.3389/fped.2019.00009.

Ross PA, Klein MJ, Nguyen T *, Leung D, Khemani RG, Newth CJL, and Bhalla AK.  Body habitus and risk of mortality in pediatric sepsis and septic shock.  Study design, data extraction, statistics, writing and editing of manuscript.  Journal of Pediatrics 2019.  Epublished 5/1/2019.  DOI: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2019.03.027. 

Im DD *, Ross PA, Hotz J, Newth CJL.  Evaluating the practive of repositioning endotracheal tubes in neonates and children based on radiographic location.  Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2019. Jun 14. Doi: 10.1097/PCC.0000000000002053.

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