Arun Chopra, MD

  • Specialty: Pediatric Critical Care
  • Language: English

About Me

I specialize in pediatric critical care because it allows me to make an immediate difference in the lives of the children I care for. At Hassenfeld Children’s Hospital of New York at NYU Langone, I treat children who have pneumonia, heart failure, kidney failure, sepsis, and other conditions. In infants and children with severe heart or lung failure, I perform extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) therapy to circulate blood during recovery.

Pediatric critical care requires a team approach. Along with other critical care physicians, I work with nurses, residents, pharmacists, and surgeons. Together, we focus on the patient and family’s experience. Parents and other family members can provide valuable insight into what the child is going through, so I try to involve families in the decision-making process as much as possible.

My pharmacokinetics research looks at how medications are absorbed and metabolized. Understanding how children respond to certain medications shows me how I can best help my patients.


Conditions and Treatments

hypoventilation, sepsis, pneumonia, respiratory tract infection (RTI), acute renal failure, heart failure, abnormal heart rhythms, kidney failure, viral infection, congenital heart defect, chronic renal failure (CRF), tetralogy of fallot, urinary tract infection, rapid heartbeat, chronic bronchitis, asthma, chronic respiratory failure, congestive heart failure (CHF), hospital acquired infection, acute respiratory distress, ventricular arrhythmia, flu, acute liver failure, rheumatic heart disease
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Credentials

Positions
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics
  • Chief, Pediatrics Service, Tisch Hospital
  • Director, Division of Pediatric Critical Care
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Pediatrics (Hospice & Palliative Medicine), 2012
  • American Board of Pediatrics - Pediatrics, 2005
Education and Training
  • Fellowship, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Pediatric Critical Care, 2006
  • Residency, Children's National Med Center (Washington DC), Pediatrics, 2003
  • MD from George Washington University, 2000
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Publications

  • Organ Support After Death by Neurologic Criteria in Pediatric Patients

    Lewis, Ariane; Adams, Nellie; Chopra, Arun; Kirschen, Matthew P Lewis, Ariane; Adams, Nellie; Chopra, Arun; Kirschen, Matthew P
    Critical care medicine. 2017 Apr 29. ?-?

  • Continuous Infusion Vancomycin Through the Addition of Vancomycin to the Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy Solution in the PICU: A Case Series

    Cies, Jeffrey J; Moore, Wayne S 2nd; Conley, Susan B; Muneeruddin, Samina; Parker, Jason; Shea, Paul; Chopra, Arun Cies, Jeffrey J; Moore, Wayne S 2nd; Conley, Susan B; Muneeruddin, Samina; Parker, Jason; Shea, Paul; Chopra, Arun
    Pediatric critical care medicine. 2016 Apr. 17 (4): e138-e145

  • Pharmacokinetics of Continuous Infusion Meropenem With Concurrent Extracorporeal Life Support and Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy: A Case Report

    Cies, Jeffrey J; Moore, Wayne S 2nd; Conley, Susan B; Dickerman, Mindy J; Small, Christine; Carella, Dominick; Shea, Paul; Parker, Jason; Chopra, Arun Cies, Jeffrey J; Moore, Wayne S 2nd; Conley, Susan B; Dickerman, Mindy J; Small, Christine; Carella, Dominick; Shea, Paul; Parker, Jason; Chopra, Arun
    Journal of pediatric pharmacology & therapeutics : JPPT. 2016 Jan-Feb. 21 (1): 92-97

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