Attending Physician
Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics (Clinician Educator), Keck School of Medicine of USC
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Clinical Interests

Quality and process improvement.
Sedation optimization and withdrawal prevention.

Education

Medical School: 

University of California, San Diego School of Medicine

Internship: 

Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard University (Pediatrics)

Residency: 

Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard University (Pediatrics)

Fellowship: 

University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) and Children's Hospital Oakland (Pediatric Critical Care Medicine)

Children's Hospital Los Angeles (Pediatric Cardiac Critical Care Medicine)

Accomplishments

Certification: 

Advanced Training in Healthcare Delivery Improvement (Inter-mountain Healthcare), 2013.

Training in Clinical Research – Clinical and Transnational Science Institute (University of California, San Francisco), 2008.

Board Certified, Pediatrics, American Board of Pediatrics

Board Certified, Pediatric Critical Care, American Board of Pediatrics

Publications: 

Dao Q, Amirnovin R, Maisel AS, et al: Utility of B-Type Natriuretic Peptide in the Diagnosis of Congestive Heart Failure in an Urgent-Care Setting. J. A. Col. Cardiology, 2001, 37:379-385.

Amirnovin, R, Keller, RL, Herrera, C, Hsu, JH, Datar, S, Karl, TR, & Fineman, JR: B-type natriuretic peptide levels predict outcomes in infants undergoing cardiac surgery in a lesion-dependent fashion. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, 2013,145(5):1279-1287.

Radman M, Keller RL, Oishi P, Datar S, Wellnitz K, Amirnovin R, Fineman JR: Preoperative B-type natriuretic peptide levels are associated with outcome after total cavopulmonary connection (Fontan). J Thoracic and Cardiovascular Society, July 2013, 148(1):212-9.

Rambod Amirnovin, MD; L. Nelson Sanchez-Pinto, MD, MBI; Carol Okuhara, CFNP, CPNP-AC; Phuong Lieu, PharmD; Joyce Y. Koh, MD; John W. Rodgers, MD; Lara P. Nelson, MD: Implementation of a Risk Stratified Opioid and Benzodiazepine Weaning Protocol in a Pediatric Cardiac ICU, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, November 2018.

Research Interests: 

Biomarkers in cardiac critical care, B-type natriuretic peptide
Process and quality improvement research in critical care.

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