Kesavan Sadacharam, MD


Nemours Children's Hospital, Delaware 1600 Rockland Road Wilmington, DE 19803


Special Interests: Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine Blood Transfusion Management Patient Outcomes Research


  • Pediatric Anesthesiology - Thomas Jefferson Univ/duPont Hospital for Children, 2013


  • Internal Medicine - Mercy Catholic Medical Center, 2009


  • Anesthesiology - Drexel University College of Medicine, 2012

Medical/Dental School

  • MBBS - Kilpauk Medical College, 2000

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Anesthesiology
  • American Board of Anesthesiology/Pediatric Anesthesiology

  • Airway Control
  • Difficult Airway Intubation
  • General Anesthesia
  • Malignant Hyperthermia
  • Pain Management
  • Pediatric Anesthesia
  • Pediatric Emergency Medicine

  • Patient-Reported Outcomes in Pain Management after Ambulatory Pediatric General and Urologic Surgery; Journal of Pediatric Surgery; (2023).

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  • Spinal versus general anesthesia: Comparing outcomes in pediatric patients undergoing urologic procedures; Journal of Pediatric Urology; (2023).

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  • Predictors of postoperative systemic inflammatory response syndrome after scoliosis surgery in adolescents with cerebral palsy: A retrospective analysis.; North American Spine Society journal; (2022).

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  • Fresh frozen plasma-to-red blood cell ratio is an independent predictor of blood loss in patients with neuromuscular scoliosis undergoing posterior spinal fusion.; The spine journal : official journal of the North American Spine Society; (2019).

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  • Epidural anesthesia for labor pain and cesarean section in a parturient with arthrogryposis multiplex congenita.; Journal of anaesthesiology, clinical pharmacology; (2016).

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  • Clinical relevance of echocardiogram in patients with cerebral palsy undergoing posterior spinal fusion.; Paediatric anaesthesia; (2015).

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  • Efficacy of hyperbaric oxygen in patients with Crohn's disease: two case reports.; Undersea & hyperbaric medicine : journal of the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society, Inc; (2013).

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  • Inadvertent Subdural Injection during Cervical Transforaminal Epidural Steroid Injection.; Case reports in anesthesiology; (2013).

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  • External validation of prognostic model of one-year mortality in patients requiring prolonged mechanical ventilation.; Journal of Nepal Health Research Council; (2012).

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  • Carbon monoxide-releasing molecule-2 enhances coagulation in rabbit plasma and decreases bleeding time in clopidogrel/aspirin-treated rabbits.; Blood coagulation & fibrinolysis : an international journal in haemostasis and thrombosis; (2011).

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  • Strategies to prevent intravascular placement of epidural catheter.; Journal of anesthesia; (2010).

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  • Appropriate timing of administration of magnesium during spinal anaesthesia.; British journal of anaesthesia; (2010).

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