• Paul A. Checchia, MD

    Checchia Paul

    Department or Service

    Department of Pediatric Medicine, Intensive Care

    Specialty

    Intensive Care

    Primary Location

    Texas Children's Hospital

    Contact Information

    6621 Fannin St.
    Suite W6006
    Houston, TX 77030
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    Phone: 832-826-6230

    Medical Director, Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit - Texas Children's Hospital
    Professor, Section of Critical Care Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine

    Medical School

    Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Doctor of Medicine, 1993

    Residency

    McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University, Pediatrics, 1996

    Fellowship

    McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University, , 1999

    Professional Organizations

    • American Academy of Pediatrics
      Member
    • Society of Critical Care Medicine
      Member
    • American Medical Association
      Member
    • Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Society
      Vice President
    • Society of Thoracic Surgeons
      Member

    Selected Publications

    Britt J, Moffett BS, Bronicki RA, Checchia PA. Safety of oral beta-blocker administration in pediatric cardiac intensive care patients. Pedatrics Cardiology 2014 Apr 10. [Epub ahead of print].

    Wong HR, Weiss SL, Giuliano JS, Wainwright MS, Cviganovich NZ, Thomas NJ, Allen GL, Anas N, Bigham MT, Hall M, Freishtat RJ, Sen A, Meyer K, Checchia PA, Shanley TP, Nowak J, Quasney M, Chopra A, Fitzgerald JC, Gedeit R, Banschbach S, Beckman E, Harmon K, Lahni P, Lindsell CJ. The temporal version of the pediatric sepsis biomarker risk model.  PLoS One. 2014 Mar 13;9(3):e92121.

    Abuledba K, Cvijanovich NZ, Thomas NJ, Allen GL, Anas N, Bigham MT, Hall M, Freishtat RJ, Sen A, Meyer K, Checchia PA, Shanley TP, Nowak J, Quasney M, Weiss SL, Chopra A, Banschbach S, Beckman E, Lindsell CJ, Wong HR. Post-intensive care unit admission fluid balance and pediatric septic shock outcomes: A risk-stratified analysis. Critical Care Medicine 2013 Oct 18. [Epub ahead of print].

    Tsang R, Checchia PA. Defining adequate pain control in the child with Down syndrome: are we treating perception or reality? Pediatric Critical Care Medicine 2013 Nov;14(9):899-900.

    * Texas Children's Hospital physicians' licenses and credentials are reviewed prior to practicing at any of our facilities. Sections titled From the Doctor, Professional Organizations and Publications were provided by the physician's office and were not verified by Texas Children's Hospital.

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