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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

Kamath, Sameer, Kyle Rehder, Tammy Uhl, Travis Heath, Caitlin Daley, and Ira Cheifetz. “1315.” In Critical Care Medicine, 46:641–641. Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer Health), 2018. https://doi.org/10.1097/01.ccm.0000529318.12286.be.

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Lindell, Robert B., Shira J. Gertz, Courtney M. Rowan, Jennifer McArthur, Florian Beske, Adrian Plunkett, Scott L. Weiss, et al. “High Levels of Morbidity and Mortality Among Pediatric Hematopoietic Cell Transplant Recipients With Severe Sepsis: Insights From the Sepsis PRevalence, OUtcomes, and Therapies International Point Prevalence Study..” Pediatr Crit Care Med 18, no. 12 (December 2017): 1114–25. https://doi.org/10.1097/PCC.0000000000001338.

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Schwartz, Stephanie P., Desiree Bonadonna, Matthew G. Hartwig, and Ira M. Cheifetz. “Bedside Tracheostomy on Pediatric ICU Subjects Supported by Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation..” Respir Care 62, no. 11 (November 2017): 1447–55. https://doi.org/10.4187/respcare.05442.

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Cheifetz, Ira M. “Ventilator Management: Human Thought or Computer Algorithm?.” Pediatr Crit Care Med 18, no. 11 (November 2017): 1067–68. https://doi.org/10.1097/PCC.0000000000001343.

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Cheifetz, Ira M. “Decisions Regarding Long-term Ventilation for Children: More Questions than Answers..” Ann Am Thorac Soc 14, no. 10 (October 2017): 1508–9. https://doi.org/10.1513/AnnalsATS.201707-595ED.

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Watt, Kevin M., Michael Cohen-Wolkowiez, Duane C. Williams, Desiree K. Bonadonna, Ira M. Cheifetz, Dhiren Thakker, Daniel K. Benjamin, and Kim L. R. Brouwer. “Antifungal Extraction by the Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Circuit..” J Extra Corpor Technol 49, no. 3 (September 2017): 150–59.

Scholars@Duke

Davis, Alan L., Joseph A. Carcillo, Rajesh K. Aneja, Andreas J. Deymann, John C. Lin, Trung C. Nguyen, Regina S. Okhuysen-Cawley, et al. “The American College of Critical Care Medicine Clinical Practice Parameters for Hemodynamic Support of Pediatric and Neonatal Septic Shock: Executive Summary..” Pediatr Crit Care Med 18, no. 9 (September 2017): 884–90. https://doi.org/10.1097/PCC.0000000000001259.

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Davis, Alan L., Joseph A. Carcillo, Rajesh K. Aneja, Andreas J. Deymann, John C. Lin, Trung C. Nguyen, Regina S. Okhuysen-Cawley, et al. “American College of Critical Care Medicine Clinical Practice Parameters for Hemodynamic Support of Pediatric and Neonatal Septic Shock..” Crit Care Med 45, no. 6 (June 2017): 1061–93. https://doi.org/10.1097/CCM.0000000000002425.

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Cheifetz, Ira M. “Pediatric ARDS..” Respir Care 62, no. 6 (June 2017): 718–31. https://doi.org/10.4187/respcare.05591.

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Natale, Joanne E., Ruth Lebet, Jill G. Joseph, Christine Ulysse, Judith Ascenzi, David Wypij, Martha A. Q. Curley, and Martha A. Q. Randomized Evaluation of Sedation Titration for Respiratory Failure (RESTORE) Study Investigators. “Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Parental Refusal of Consent in a Large, Multisite Pediatric Critical Care Clinical Trial..” J Pediatr 184 (May 2017): 204-208.e1. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpeds.2017.02.006.

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