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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

Sanders, Ronald C., Sholeen T. Nett, Katherine Finn Davis, Margaret M. Parker, G Kris Bysani, Michelle Adu-Darko, Geoffrey L. Bird, et al. “Family Presence During Pediatric Tracheal Intubations..” Jama Pediatr 170, no. 3 (March 2016). https://doi.org/10.1001/jamapediatrics.2015.4627.

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Peterson-Carmichael, Stacey, Paul C. Seddon, Ira M. Cheifetz, Inéz Frerichs, Graham L. Hall, Jürg Hammer, Zoltán Hantos, et al. “An Official American Thoracic Society/European Respiratory Society Workshop Report: Evaluation of Respiratory Mechanics and Function in the Pediatric and Neonatal Intensive Care Units..” Ann Am Thorac Soc 13, no. 2 (February 2016): S1-11. https://doi.org/10.1513/AnnalsATS.201511-730ST.

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Mok, Yee Hui, Jan Hau Lee, and Ira M. Cheifetz. “Neonatal Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation: Update on Management Strategies and Long-Term Outcomes..” Adv Neonatal Care 16, no. 1 (February 2016): 26–36. https://doi.org/10.1097/ANC.0000000000000244.

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Li, Simon, Kyle J. Rehder, John S. Giuliano, Michael Apkon, Pradip Kamat, Vinay M. Nadkarni, Natalie Napolitano, et al. “Development of a Quality Improvement Bundle to Reduce Tracheal Intubation-Associated Events in Pediatric ICUs..” Am J Med Qual 31, no. 1 (January 2016): 47–55. https://doi.org/10.1177/1062860614547259.

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Bain, Jesse C., David A. Turner, Kyle J. Rehder, Eric L. Eisenstein, R Duane Davis, Ira M. Cheifetz, and David W. Zaas. “Economic Outcomes of Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation With and Without Ambulation as a Bridge to Lung Transplantation..” Respir Care 61, no. 1 (January 2016): 1–7. https://doi.org/10.4187/respcare.03729.

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Best, Kaitlin M., Lisa A. Asaro, Linda S. Franck, David Wypij, Martha A. Q. Curley, and Martha A. Q. Randomized Evaluation of Sedation Titration for Respiratory Failure Baseline Study Investigators. “Patterns of Sedation Weaning in Critically Ill Children Recovering From Acute Respiratory Failure..” Pediatr Crit Care Med 17, no. 1 (January 2016): 19–29. https://doi.org/10.1097/PCC.0000000000000572.

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Rowan, C., J. Fitzgerald, S. Gertz, L. Smith, M. Hall, R. Tamburro, I. Cheifetz, and I. PALISI Subsection on HSCT. “380: PEDIATRIC ACUTE RESPIRATORY DISTRESS SYNDROME IN HEMATOPOIETIC STEM CELL TRANSPLANT RECIPIENTS..” Crit Care Med 43, no. 12 Suppl 1 (December 2015): 96–97. https://doi.org/10.1097/01.ccm.0000474208.58805.8d.

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Gertz, S., C. Duncan, J. Moffet, K. Mahadeo, I. Cheifetz, R. Tamburro, C. Rowan, and C. PALISI Subsection on HSCT. “414: RESPIRATORY PATHOGEN EFFECT ON INTUBATED PEDIATRIC PATIENTS AFTER HEMATOPOIETIC STEM CELL TRANSPLANT..” Crit Care Med 43, no. 12 Suppl 1 (December 2015). https://doi.org/10.1097/01.ccm.0000474242.18902.db.

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Fitzgerald, J., E. Pinos, R. Tamburro, D. Hsing, I. Cheifetz, M. Nitu, C. Rowan, and C. PALISI Subsection on HSCT. “415: FLUID OVERLOAD IS NOT ASSOCIATED WITH MORTALITY IN PEDIATRIC HEMATOPOIETIC CELL TRANSPLANT PATIENTS..” Crit Care Med 43, no. 12 Suppl 1 (December 2015). https://doi.org/10.1097/01.ccm.0000474243.26525.ed.

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Rowan, C., J. McArthur, J. Fitzgerald, S. Gertz, L. Ahsley, R. Tamburro, I. Cheifetz, and I. PALISI Subsection on HSCT. “741: MECHANICAL VENTILATION IN PEDIATRIC HEMATOPOIETIC STEM CELL TRANSPLANTATION..” Crit Care Med 43, no. 12 Suppl 1 (December 2015): 186–87. https://doi.org/10.1097/01.ccm.0000474569.81958.57.

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