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Faculty

Punkaj Gupta, M.D.

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  • Associate Professor, College of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics

Sections

  • Cardiology

Specialties

  • Cardiology - Critical Care

Contact Information

  • Email: PGupta2@uams.edu
    Phone: 501-364-2041
    Fax: 501-364-3667
    Address: Arkansas Children's Hospital
    1 Children's Way
    Little Rock, AR 72202

Education

  • Medical Student, Government Medical College, 1999

Training

  • Pediatric Resident, Pediatrics, Miami Children's Hospital, 2003-2006
  • Senior Fellow, Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care, Stanford University, 2009-2010
  • Pediatric Critical Care Fellow, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, 2006-2009

Licensure and Board Certification

  • American Board of Medical Specialties, Pediatrics, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
  • American Board of Medical Specialties, Pediatrics, Pediatrics

Recent Honors

  • Alan Krensky, MD, Endowed Clinical Fellow, Stanford University/Lucile Packard Children's Hospital, 2010
  • Awarded Richard E. Clark Paper for Congenital Heart Surgery at 50th Annual STS meeting , Society of Thoracic Surgeons, 2014
  • Awarded CPR/Resuscitation Specialty Award for Society of Critical Care Meeting in 2015 meeting, Society of Critical Care Medicine, 2015
  • Star Research Bronze Medal Award: Association Between Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Center Volume and Mortality Among Children With Heart Disease, Society of Critical Care Medicine, 2016
  • Star Research Presentation: Effect of Inhaled Nitric Oxide on Outcomes in children with Acute Lung Injury: Propensity Matched Analysis from a Linked Database, Society of Critical Care Medicine, 2016
  • Red Sash Award, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 2016
  • Star Research Presentation: Are Freestanding Children’s Hospitals Associated with Improved Outcomes in Children with Critical Illness? , Society of Critical Care Medicine, 2016

Recent Publications

  • Journal Article, Gupta, P., Rettiganti, M., Fisher, P., Chang, AC., et, al. Association of Freestanding Children’s Hospitals with Outcomes in Children with Critical illness. Crit Care Med 2016
  • Journal Article, Gupta, P., Rettiganti, M., Rice, TB., Wetzel, R. Impact of 24/7 In-Hospital Intensivist Coverage on Outcomes in Pediatric Intensive Care: A Multi-Center Study. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2016
  • Journal Article, Gupta, P., Richardson, T., Hall, M., Betroth, D., Hebbar, KB., Fortenberry, J., Wetzel, RC. Effect of Inhaled Nitric Oxide on Outcomes in Children with Acute Lung Injury: Propensity Matched Analysis from a Linked Database. Crit Care Med 2016
  • Journal Article, Gupta, P., Rettiganti, M., Jeffries, HE., Scanlon, MC., Ghanayem, NC., Daufeldt J., Rice TB., Wetzel RC. Risk Factors and Outcomes of In-Hospital Cardiac Arrest Following Pediatric Heart Operations of Varying Complexity. Resuscitation 2016 105:1-7.
  • Journal Article, Gupta, P., Rettiganti, M., Jeffries, HE., Brundage N., Markovitz BP., Scanlon MC., Simsic JM. Association of 24/7 In-house ICU Attending Coverage With Outcomes In Children Undergoing Heart Operations. Ann Thorac Surg 2016
  • Journal Article, Gupta, P., Pasquali, SK., Jacobs, JP., Jacobs, ML., Tang, X., Gossett, JM., Gaynor, JW., et, al. Outcomes Following Single and Recurrent In-Hospital Cardiac Arrests In Children With Heart Disease: A Report From American Heart Association’s Get With The Guidelines Registry. Pediatr Crit Care Med 2016 17(6):531-539.
  • Journal Article, Gupta P., Rettiganti M., Gossett JM., Yeh JC., et, al. Risk factors for Mechanical Ventilation and Reintubation After Pediatric Heart Surgery. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 151(2):451-458.
  • Journal Article, Gupta, P., Robertson, MJ., Rettiganti, M., Seib, PM., et, al. Impact of Timing of ECMO Initiation on Outcomes After Pediatric Heart Surgery: A Multi-Institutional Analysis. Pediatr Cardiol 2016 37(5):971-978.
  • Journal Article, Gupta P., Rettiganti M. Association Between Down Syndrome And Mortality in Young Children with Critical Illness: A Propensity Matched Analysis. Acta Paediatrica 2015 104(11):e506-511.
  • Journal Article, Gupta P, Rettiganti M. Association between Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Center Volume and Mortality among Children with Heart Disease: Propensity and Risk Modeling. Pediatr Crit Care Med 2015 16(9):868-874.

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