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Ira Marc Cheifetz, MD

Professor of Pediatrics
Professor in Anesthesiology
Campus mail: Box 3046 Med Ctr, Durham, NC 27710
Phone: (919) 681-5872
Email address: cheif002@mc.duke.edu

Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) / Ambulatory ECMO
Mechanical ventilation
Respiratory mechanics monitoring / Airway graphics
Capnography: time-based and volumetric
Cardiorespiratory interactions
Acute lung injury and acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS)
High-frequency ventilation
Right ventricular injury and inotrope administration
Noninvasive ventilation

Education and Training

  • Fellow in Critical Care Medicine, Pediatrics, Duke University, 1993 - 1996
  • Chief Resident, Pediatrics, Duke University, 1992 - 1993
  • Resident, Pediatrics, Duke University, 1989 - 1992
  • M.D., Yale University, 1989

Publications

Cheifetz, IM. "Spontaneous Breathing in Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome: Remains an Unanswered Question." Critical Care Medicine 47, no. 2 (February 2019): 297-298.

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de Jager, P, Kamp, T, Dijkstra, SK, Burgerhof, JGM, Markhorst, DG, Curley, MAQ, Cheifetz, IM, and Kneyber, MCJ. "Feasibility of an alternative, physiologic, individualized open-lung approach to high-frequency oscillatory ventilation in children." Annals of Intensive Care 9, no. 1 (January 18, 2019): 9-null.

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Mahadeo, KM, Khazal, SJ, Abdel-Azim, H, Fitzgerald, JC, Taraseviciute, A, Bollard, CM, Tewari, P, Duncan, C, Traube, C, McCall, D, Steiner, ME, Cheifetz, IM, Lehmann, LE, Mejia, R, Slopis, JM, Bajwa, R, Kebriaei, P, Martin, PL, Moffet, J, McArthur, J, Petropoulos, D, O'Hanlon Curry, J, Featherston, S, Foglesong, J, Shoberu, B, Gulbis, A, Mireles, ME, Hafemeister, L, Nguyen, C, Kapoor, N, Rezvani, K, Neelapu, SS, Shpall, EJ, and Pediatric Acute Lung Injury and Sepsis Investigators (PALISI) Network, . "Management guidelines for paediatric patients receiving chimeric antigen receptor T cell therapy." Nature Reviews. Clinical Oncology 16, no. 1 (January 2019): 45-63. (Review)

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Miller, AG, Rehder, KJ, Cheifetz, IM, and MacIntyre, NR. "Optoacoustic Evaluation of Endotracheal Tube Depth in Pediatrics." Respiratory Care 63, no. 12 (December 2018): 1575-1576.

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Rowan, CM, McArthur, J, Hsing, DD, Gertz, SJ, Smith, LS, Loomis, A, Fitzgerald, JC, Nitu, ME, Moser, EAS, Duncan, CN, Mahadeo, KM, Moffet, J, Hall, MW, Pinos, EL, Tamburro, RF, Cheifetz, IM, and Investigators of the Pediatric Acute Lung Injury and Sepsis Network, . "Acute Respiratory Failure in Pediatric Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation: A Multicenter Study." Critical Care Medicine 46, no. 10 (October 2018): e967-e974.

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Valentine, SL, Bembea, MM, Muszynski, JA, Cholette, JM, Doctor, A, Spinella, PC, Steiner, ME, Tucci, M, Hassan, NE, Parker, RI, Lacroix, J, Argent, A, Carson, JL, Remy, KE, Demaret, P, Emeriaud, G, Kneyber, MCJ, Guzzetta, N, Hall, MW, Macrae, D, Karam, O, Russell, RT, Stricker, PA, Vogel, AM, Tasker, RC, Turgeon, AF, Schwartz, SM, Willems, A, Josephson, CD, Luban, NLC, Lehmann, LE, Stanworth, SJ, Zantek, ND, Bunchman, TE, Cheifetz, IM, Fortenberry, JD, Delaney, M, van de Watering, L, Robinson, KA, Malone, S, Steffen, KM, Bateman, ST, Pediatric Critical Care Transfusion and Anemia Expertise Initiative (TAXI), , Pediatric Critical Care Blood Research Network (BloodNet), and and the Pediatric Acute Lung Injury and Sepsis Investigators (PALISI) Network, . "Consensus Recommendations for RBC Transfusion Practice in Critically Ill Children From the Pediatric Critical Care Transfusion and Anemia Expertise Initiative." Pediatric Critical Care Medicine : a Journal of the Society of Critical Care Medicine and the World Federation of Pediatric Intensive and Critical Care Societies 19, no. 9 (September 2018): 884-898.

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Bembea, MM, Cheifetz, IM, Fortenberry, JD, Bunchman, TE, Valentine, SL, Bateman, ST, Steiner, ME, Pediatric Critical Care Transfusion and Anemia Expertise Initiative (TAXI), , Pediatric Critical Care Blood Research Network (BloodNet), and and the Pediatric Acute Lung Injury and Sepsis Investigators (PALISI) Network, . "Recommendations on the Indications for RBC Transfusion for the Critically Ill Child Receiving Support From Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation, Ventricular Assist, and Renal Replacement Therapy Devices From the Pediatric Critical Care Transfusion and Anemia Expertise Initiative." Pediatric Critical Care Medicine : a Journal of the Society of Critical Care Medicine and the World Federation of Pediatric Intensive and Critical Care Societies 19, no. 9S Suppl 1 (September 2018): S157-S162.

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Al-Subu, A, Jooste, E, Hornik, CP, Fleming, GA, Cheifetz, IM, and Ofori-Amanfo, G. "Correlation between minute carbon dioxide elimination and pulmonary blood flow in single-ventricle patients after stage 1 palliation and 2-ventricle patients with intracardiac shunts: A pilot study." Paediatric Anaesthesia 28, no. 7 (July 2018): 618-624.

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Parente, V, Feeney, C, Page, L, Johnson, S, Porada, K, Cheifetz, I, and Stephany, A. "Sustained Impact of a Pediatric Resident-Led Patient Safety Council." Journal of Patient Safety (April 26, 2018).

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Rowan, CM, Loomis, A, McArthur, J, Smith, LS, Gertz, SJ, Fitzgerald, JC, Nitu, ME, Moser, EA, Hsing, DD, Duncan, CN, Mahadeo, KM, Moffet, J, Hall, MW, Pinos, EL, Tamburro, RF, Cheifetz, IM, and Investigators of the Pediatric Acute Lung Injury and Sepsis Network, . "High-Frequency Oscillatory Ventilation Use and Severe Pediatric ARDS in the Pediatric Hematopoietic Cell Transplant Recipient." Respiratory Care 63, no. 4 (April 2018): 404-411.

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