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Raghu Ram Seethala, M.D.

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Jefferson Medical College - Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PAMD06/2005
Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY06/2009Emergency Medicine Residency
Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA06/2011Anesthesia Critical Care Fellowship
Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MAMSc05/2015Epidemiology

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  1. Frakes MA, Richards JB, Cocchi MN, Cohen A, Cohen JE, Dargin J, Friedman FD, Kaye AS, Rettig JS, Seethala R, Wilcox SR. Critical Care Transport of Patients With COVID-19. J Intensive Care Med. 2021 Jun; 36(6):704-710. PMID: 33745381.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  2. Mitchell OJL, Yuriditsky E, Johnson NJ, Doran O, Buckler DG, Neefe S, Seethala RR, Motov S, Moskowitz A, Lee J, Griffin KM, Shashaty MGS, Horowitz JM, Abella BS. In-hospital cardiac arrest in patients with coronavirus 2019. Resuscitation. 2021 03; 160:72-78. PMID: 33515638.
    Citations: 9     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  3. Goldberg SA, Cash RE, Peters G, Weiner SG, Greenough PG, Seethala R. The impact of COVID-19 on statewide EMS use for cardiac emergencies and stroke in Massachusetts. J Am Coll Emerg Physicians Open. 2021 Feb; 2(1):e12351. PMID: 33532755.
    Citations: 2     
  4. Weiner SG, Cash RE, Hendricks M, El Ibrahimi S, Baker O, Seethala RR, Peters G, Goldberg SA. Ambulance Calls for Substance-Related Issues Before and After COVID-19. Prehosp Emerg Care. 2021 Nov-Dec; 25(6):768-776. PMID: 33147081.
    Citations: 4     Fields:    
  5. Seethala RR, Frakes MA, Cocchi MN, Cohen JE, Dargin J, Friedman F, Grant C, Kaye A, Wilcox SR. Feasibility and Safety of Prone Position Transport for Severe Hypoxemic Respiratory Failure Due to Coronavirus Disease 2019. Crit Care Explor. 2020 Dec; 2(12):e0293. PMID: 33294848.
    Citations: 3     
  6. Self WH, Semler MW, Leither LM, Casey JD, Angus DC, Brower RG, Chang SY, Collins SP, Eppensteiner JC, Filbin MR, Files DC, Gibbs KW, Ginde AA, Gong MN, Harrell FE, Hayden DL, Hough CL, Johnson NJ, Khan A, Lindsell CJ, Matthay MA, Moss M, Park PK, Rice TW, Robinson BRH, Schoenfeld DA, Shapiro NI, Steingrub JS, Ulysse CA, Weissman A, Yealy DM, Thompson BT, Brown SM, Steingrub J, Smithline H, Tiru B, Tidswell M, Kozikowski L, Thornton-Thompson S, De Souza L, Hou P, Baron R, Massaro A, Aisiku I, Fredenburgh L, Seethala R, Johnsky L, Riker R, Seder D, May T, Baumann M, Eldridge A, Lord C, Shapiro N, Talmor D, O’Mara T, Kirk C, Harrison K, Kurt L, Schermerhorn M, Banner-Goodspeed V, Boyle K, Dubosh N, Filbin M, Hibbert K, Parry B, Lavin-Parsons K, Pulido N, Lilley B, Lodenstein C, Margolin J, Brait K, Jones A, Galbraith J, Peacock R, Nandi U, Wachs T, Matthay M, Liu K, Kangelaris K, Wang R, Calfee C, Yee K, Hendey G, Chang S, Lim G, Qadir N, Tam A, Beutler R, Levitt J, Wilson J, Rogers A, Vojnik R, Roque J, Albertson T, Chenoweth J, Adams J, Pearson S, Juarez M, Almasri E, Fayed M, Hughes A, Hillard S, Huebinger R, Wang H, Vidales E, Patel B, Ginde A, Moss M, Baduashvili A, McKeehan J, Finck L, Higgins C, Howell M, Douglas I, Haukoos J, Hiller T, Lyle C, Cupelo A, Caruso E, Camacho C, Gravitz S, Finigan J, Griesmer C, Park P, Hyzy R, Nelson K, McDonough K, Olbrich N, Williams M, Kapoor R, Nash J, Willig M, Ford H, Gardner-Gray J, Ramesh M, Moses M, Ng Gong M, Aboodi M, Asghar A, Amosu O, Torres M, Kaur S, Chen JT, Hope A, Lopez B, Rosales K, Young You J, Mosier J, Hypes C, Natt B, Borg B, Salvagio Campbell E, Hite RD, Hudock K, Cresie A, Alhasan F, Gomez-Arroyo J, Duggal A, Mehkri O, Hastings A, Sahoo D, Abi Fadel F, Gole S, Shaner V, Wimer A, Meli Y, King A, Terndrup T, Exline M, Pannu S, Robart E, Karow S, Hough C, Robinson B, Johnson N, Henning D, Campo M, Gundel S, Seghal S, Katsandres S, Dean S, Khan A, Krol O, Jouzestani M, Huynh P, Weissman A, Yealy D, Scholl D, Adams P, McVerry B, Huang D, Angus D, Schooler J, Moore S, Files C, Miller C, Gibbs K, LaRose M, Flores L, Koehler L, Morse C, Sanders J, Langford C, Nanney K, MdalaGausi M, Yeboah P, Morris P, Sturgill J, Seif S, Cassity E, Dhar S, de Wit M, Mason J, Goodwin A, Hall G, Grady A, Chamberlain A, Brown S, Bledsoe J, Leither L, Peltan I, Starr N, Fergus M, Aston V, Montgomery Q, Smith R, Merrill M, Brown K, Armbruster B, Harris E, Middleton E, Paine R, Johnson S, Barrios M, Eppensteiner J, Limkakeng A, McGowan L, Porter T, Bouffler A, Leahy JC, deBoisblanc B, Lammi M, Happel K, Lauto P, Self W, Casey J, Semler M, Collins S, Harrell F, Lindsell C, Rice T, Stubblefield W, Gray C, Johnson J, Roth M, Hays M, Torr D, Zakaria A, Schoenfeld D, Thompson T, Hayden D, Ringwood N, Oldmixon C, Ulysse C, Morse R, Muzikansky A, Fitzgerald L, Whitaker S, Lagakos A, Brower R, Reineck L, Aggarwal N, Bienstock K, Freemer M, Maclawiw M, Weinmann G, Morrison L, Gillespie M, Kryscio R, Brodie D, Zareba W, Rompalo A, Boeckh M, Parsons P, Christie J, Hall J, Horton N, et al. Effect of Hydroxychloroquine on Clinical Status at 14 Days in Hospitalized Patients With COVID-19: A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA. 2020 12 01; 324(21):2165-2176. PMID: 33165621.
    Citations: 88     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  7. Boomhower J, Noland HE, Frakes MA, Seethala RR, Cohen JE, Wilcox SR. Transport of a Nonintubated Prone Patient with Severe Hypoxemic Respiratory Failure Due to COVID-19. Prehosp Emerg Care. 2021 Jan-Feb; 25(1):55-58. PMID: 32886569.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  8. Moskowitz A, Andersen LW, Rittenberger JC, Swor R, Seethala RR, Kurz MC, Berg KM, Chase M, Cocchi MN, Grossestreuer AV, Liu X, Holmberg MJ, Callaway CW, Donnino MW. Continuous Neuromuscular Blockade Following Successful Resuscitation From Cardiac Arrest: A Randomized Trial. J Am Heart Assoc. 2020 09; 9(17):e017171. PMID: 32851921.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:HumansCTClinical Trials
  9. Rinewalt D, Coppolino A, Seethala R, Sharma N, Salim A, Keller S, Mallidi HR. COVID-19 patient bridged to recovery with veno-venous extracorporeal membrane oxygenation. J Card Surg. 2020 Oct; 35(10):2869-2871. PMID: 32668041.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:HumansCellsPHPublic Health
  10. Seethala R, Keller SP. Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Resource Planning in the Setting of Pandemic Respiratory Illness. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2020 07; 17(7):800-803. PMID: 32292052.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
  11. Piechura LM, Coppolino A, Mody GN, Rinewalt DE, Keshk M, Ogawa M, Seethala R, Bohula EA, Morrow DA, Singh SK, Mallidi HR, Keller SP. Left ventricle unloading strategies in ECMO: A single-center experience. J Card Surg. 2020 Jul; 35(7):1514-1524. PMID: 32485030.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  12. George N, Elie-Turenne MC, Seethala RR, Baslanti TO, Bozorgmehri S, Mark K, Meurer D, Bihorac A, Aisiku IP, Hou PC. External Validation of the qSOFA Score in Emergency Department Patients With Pneumonia. J Emerg Med. 2019 Dec; 57(6):755-764. PMID: 31735660.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  13. Wardi G, Joel I, Villar J, Lava M, Gross E, Tolia V, Seethala RR, Owens RL, Sell RE, Montesi SB, Rahaghi FN, Bose S, Rai A, Stevenson EK, McSparron J, Tolia V, Beitler JR. Equipoise in Appropriate Initial Volume Resuscitation for Patients in Septic Shock With Heart Failure: Results of a Multicenter Clinician Survey. J Intensive Care Med. 2020 Nov; 35(11):1338-1345. PMID: 31446829.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  14. Billington ME, Seethala RR, Hou PC, Takhar SS, Askari R, Aisiku IP. Differences in prevalence of ICU protocols between neurologic and non-neurologic patient populations. J Crit Care. 2019 08; 52:63-67. PMID: 30981927.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  15. Hsu CH, Haac BE, Drake M, Bernard AC, Aiolfi A, Inaba K, Hinson HE, Agarwal C, Galante J, Tibbits EM, Johnson NJ, Carlbom D, Mirhoseini MF, Patel MB, O'Bosky KR, Chan C, Udekwu PO, Farrell M, Wild JL, Young KA, Cullinane DC, Gojmerac DJ, Weissman A, Callaway C, Perman SM, Guerrero M, Aisiku IP, Seethala RR, Co IN, Madhok DY, Darger B, Kim DY, Spence L, Scalea TM, Stein DM. EAST Multicenter Trial on targeted temperature management for hanging-induced cardiac arrest. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2018 07; 85(1):37-47. PMID: 29677083.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:HumansCTClinical Trials
  16. Frasure SE, Hildreth AF, Seethala R, Kimberly HH. Accuracy of abdominal ultrasound for the diagnosis of small bowel obstruction in the emergency department. World J Emerg Med. 2018; 9(4):267-271. PMID: 30181794.
    Citations: 5     
  17. Chao CC, Chen YC, Shih CM, Hou SK, Seethala RR, Aisiku IP, Huang CC, Hou PC, Kao WF. Smartphone transmission of electrocardiography images to reduce time of cardiac catheterization laboratory activation. J Chin Med Assoc. 2018 Jun; 81(6):505-510. PMID: 29287703.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  18. Tainter CR, Braun OÖ, Teran F, Nguyen AP, Robbins K, O'Brien EO, McMillan ZM, Schmidt U, Meier A, Goebel M, Pretorius V, Brambatti M, Adler ED, Seethala R. Emergency department visits among patients with left ventricular assist devices. Intern Emerg Med. 2018 Sep; 13(6):907-913. PMID: 29273909.
    Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  19. Flaherty MR, Raybould T, Kelleher CM, Seethala R, Lee J, Kaafarani HMA, Masiakos PT. Age Legislation and Off-Road Vehicle Injuries in Children. Pediatrics. 2017 Oct; 140(4). PMID: 28893850.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  20. Gottlieb M, Peksa GD, Pandurangadu AV, Nakitende D, Takhar S, Seethala RR. Utilization of ultrasound for the evaluation of small bowel obstruction: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Am J Emerg Med. 2018 Feb; 36(2):234-242. PMID: 28797559.
    Citations: 14     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  21. Hou PC, Seethala RR, Aisiku IP. qSOFA-welcome to the sepsis alphabet soup. J Thorac Dis. 2017 Apr; 9(4):965-968. PMID: 28523149.
    Citations: 1     
  22. Shih YN, Chen YT, Chu H, Shih CJ, Ou SM, Hsu YT, Chen RC, Quraishi SA, Aisiku IP, Seethala RR, Frendl G, Hou PC. Association of pre-hospital theophylline use and mortality in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients with sepsis. Respir Med. 2017 04; 125:33-38. PMID: 28340860.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  23. Bedeir K, Seethala R, Kelly E. Extracorporeal life support in trauma: Worth the risks? A systematic review of published series. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2017 02; 82(2):400-406. PMID: 27779589.
    Citations: 10     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  24. Seethala RR, Hou PC, Aisiku IP, Frendl G, Park PK, Mikkelsen ME, Chang SY, Gajic O, Sevransky J. Early risk factors and the role of fluid administration in developing acute respiratory distress syndrome in septic patients. Ann Intensive Care. 2017 Dec; 7(1):11. PMID: 28116595.
    Citations: 11     
  25. Shih YN, Chen YT, Shih CJ, Ou SM, Hsu YT, Chen RC, Aisiku IP, Seethala RR, Frendl G, Hou PC. Association of weekend effect with early mortality in severe sepsis patients over time. J Infect. 2017 04; 74(4):345-351. PMID: 28025161.
    Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  26. Seethala R, Billington M, Takhar S, Askari R, Hou P, Aisiku I. 760: DVT MANAGEMENT DIFFERS AMONG CRITICALLY ILL WITH NEUROLOGIC VERSUS NON-NEUROLOGIC DIAGNOSES. Crit Care Med. 2016 Dec; 44(12 Suppl 1):266. PMID: 27850398.
  27. George N, Rasheed H, Meurer D, Allen B, Seethala R, Kemba M, Hou P, Elie-Turenne MC. 19: EXTERNAL VALIDATION OF THE QSOFA CRITERIA IN A MULTICENTER EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT COHORT. Crit Care Med. 2016 Dec; 44(12 Suppl 1):91. PMID: 27849699.
  28. Mark K, George N, Rasheed H, Meurer D, Allen B, Elie-Turenne MC, Hou P, Seethala R. 1327: QSOFA CRITERIA PREDICTS CLINICAL OUTCOMES OF HOSPITALIZED EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT PNEUMONIA PATIENTS. Crit Care Med. 2016 Dec; 44(12 Suppl 1):407. PMID: 27850963.
  29. Hou P, Seethala R, Billington M, Takhar S, Askari R, Aisiku I. 742: BLOOD TRANSFUSIONS, COLLOIDS, AND PROTOCOLS DIFFER BETWEEN NEUROLOGIC VERSUS NON-NEUROLOGIC PATIENTS. Crit Care Med. 2016 Dec; 44(12 Suppl 1):261. PMID: 27850380.
  30. Billington M, Seethala R, Hou P, Takhar S, Askari R, Aisiku I. 787: DIFFERENCES IN PREVALENCE OF ICU PROTOCOLS BETWEEN NEUROLOGIC AND NON-NEUROLOGIC PATIENT POPULATIONS. Crit Care Med. 2016 Dec; 44(12 Suppl 1):273. PMID: 27850425.
  31. Seethala RR, Blackney K, Hou P, Kaafarani HMA, Yeh DD, Aisiku I, Tainter C, deMoya M, King D, Lee J. The Association of Age With Short-Term and Long-Term Mortality in Adults Admitted to the Intensive Care Unit. J Intensive Care Med. 2017 Oct; 32(9):554-558. PMID: 27402394.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  32. Bellani G, Laffey JG, Pham T, Fan E, Brochard L, Esteban A, Gattinoni L, van Haren F, Larsson A, McAuley DF, Ranieri M, Rubenfeld G, Thompson BT, Wrigge H, Slutsky AS, Pesenti A. Epidemiology, Patterns of Care, and Mortality for Patients With Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome in Intensive Care Units in 50 Countries. JAMA. 2016 Feb 23; 315(8):788-800. PMID: 26903337.
    Citations: 1097     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  33. Slovis BH, Shah KH, Yeh DD, Seethala R, Kaafarani HM, Eikermann M, Raja AS, Lee J. Significant but reasonable radiation exposure from computed tomography-related medical imaging in the ICU. Emerg Radiol. 2016 Apr; 23(2):141-6. PMID: 26738733.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
  34. Ladha KS, Zhao K, Quraishi SA, Kurth T, Eikermann M, Kaafarani HM, Klein EN, Seethala R, Lee J. The Deyo-Charlson and Elixhauser-van Walraven Comorbidity Indices as predictors of mortality in critically ill patients. BMJ Open. 2015 Sep 08; 5(9):e008990. PMID: 26351192.
    Citations: 25     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  35. Sangji NF, Ramly EP, Kaafarani HM, Seethala R, Raybould T, Camargo CA, Velmahos G, Masiakos PT, Lee J. Health care utilization and charges following the enactment of the 2007 Graduated Drivers Licensing Law in Massachusetts. J Pediatr Surg. 2015 Oct; 50(10):1791-6. PMID: 26235531.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  36. Seethala R, Takhar SS. Clinicians need to implement all aspects of the current sepsis bundles, not just the ones they like. Ann Emerg Med. 2014 Jun; 63(6):653-4. PMID: 24841394.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  37. Edrich T, Seethala RR, Olenchock BA, Mizuguchi AK, Rivero JM, Beutler SS, Fox JA, Liu X, Frendl G. Providing initial transthoracic echocardiography training for anesthesiologists: simulator training is not inferior to live training. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2014 Feb; 28(1):49-53. PMID: 24183827.
    Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  38. Seethala RR, Esposito EC, Abella BS. Approaches to improving cardiac arrest resuscitation performance. Curr Opin Crit Care. 2010 Jun; 16(3):196-202. PMID: 20305553.
    Citations: 9     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  39. Seethala RR, Abella BS. To ventilate or not to ventilate during cardiopulmonary resuscitation: that is the question. Heart. 2010 Apr; 96(8):577-8. PMID: 20357385.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  40. Bentley SK, Seethala R, Weingart SD. Ultrasound-guided axillary vein approach to the subclavian vein for central venous access. Ann Emerg Med. 2008 Oct; 52(4):475. PMID: 18809111.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
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