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Timothy Deakers, MD

Director, Performance Improvement, PICU
Intensivist
Attending Physician
Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Keck School of Medicine of USC
Clinical Interests

ARDS; Meningococcemia; Infant Pulmonary Function

Education

Medical School

Saint Louis University School of Medicine

Internship

University of California/Irvine Medical Center: Pediatrics Internship

Residency

University of California/Irvine Medical Center: Pediatric Residency

Fellowship

Children's Hospital Los Angeles: Pediatric Critical Care

Accomplishments

Certification

Pediatrics: American Board of Pediatrics; Pediatric Critical Care Medicine: American Board of Pediatrics

Memberships

American Thoracic Society; California Thoracic Society

Medical Awards

AOA Medical Student Research Award, St. Louis University School of Medicine , 1980; Outstanding PL-3 Resident in Pediatric, University of California at Irvine Hospitals, 1983; Listed inThe Best Doctors in America: Pacific Region 1996, 1998 Ed. Steven Naifeh and Gregory White Smith. Pub: Woodward & White Inc. Aiken, South Carolina , 1998; Listed in Best Doctors, Information when it matters most, 2003

Publications

Publications

Hammer J. Sivan Y, Deakers TW, Newth CJL. Flow limitation in anesthetized rhesus monkeys: a comparison of rapid thoracoabdominal compression and forced deflation techniques. Pediatr Res. 39: 539-546, 1996

Deakers TW, Reynolds G, Stretton M, Newth CJL. Cuffed endotracheal tubes in pediatric intensive care. J Pediatr 125: 57-62, 1994

Newth CJL, Stretton M, Deakers TW, Hammer J.Assessment of pulmonary function in the acute phase of ARDS in pediatric patients.Pediatr Pulmonol. 23: 169-175, 1997

Tellez D, Storgion S, Galvis A, Amer H, Hosyeni M, Deakers TW. Dexamethasone in the prevention of postextubation stridor in children.J Pediatr 118(2): 289-294, 1991

Sivan Y, Deakers TW, Newth CJL. Functional residual capacity in ventilated infants and children.Pediatr Res 28: 451-454, 1990.

Research

Research Summary

Mechanism of acute lung injury; Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome; Pediatric pulmonary function testing