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Ashwani K. Chhibber, M.D.

Ashwani K. Chhibber, M.D.

Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine

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About Me

Certified Specialties

Anesthesiology - American Board of Anesthesiology

Pediatric Anesthesiology - American Board of Anesthesiology

Faculty Appointments

Professor - Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine (SMD)

Professor - Department of Pediatrics (SMD) - Joint


Residency & Fellowship

Fellowship, Pediatric Anesthesiology, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh/UPMC Health System. 1991 - 1992

Residency, Anesthesiology, University of Rochester Medical Center. 1989 - 1991

Residency, Pediatrics, John H Stroger Jr Hospital of Cook County. 1987 - 1989

Internship, Pediatrics, John H Stroger Jr Hospital of Cook County. 1986 - 1987


MD | Maharishi Dayanand University (India). 1978



Endoscopic Intubation System

Issue date: December 21, 2004

Patent #: 6,832,986

Country: United States

Inventors: George Berci, Ashwani K Chhibber


Journal Articles

Anesthetic Management of a Pediatric Patient with NEB1-Genotype Nemaline Rod Myopathy for Cleft Palate Repair

Tran, NH; Chhibber, AK.

Pediatric Anesthesia and Critical Care Journal. 2016; 4(2): 78-82.

Comparison of Direct and Video Assisted Views of the Larynx during Routine Intubation in Infants and Children

Chhibber, AK; Sweeney, D; Grimes, D; Cheng, K; Zollo, R.

J Anesth Clin Res. 2014; 5: 481.

Comparison of the Effects of Promethazine 6.25mg and Promethazine 12.5mg in Treating post-op Nausea and Vomiting: A Randomized Clinical Trial

Nowak, D; Deitrick, Chris; Chhibber, A; Webster, D; and others.

Journal of PeriAnesthesia Nursing. 2012; 27(3): e41-e42.

Secondhand Smoke Exposure and serum cytokine levels in healthy children

Wilson, KM; Westgate, SC; Pier, JC; Weis, E; Love, T; Evans, K; Chhibber, A.

2012; 60(1): 34-7.

A randomized trial. Pre-anesthetic midazolam in children patient

Chhibber, AK; Fickling, K; Lustik, SJ.

J Anesthe Clinic Res. 2011; 2: 118.

Anesthesia care for adult live donor hepatectomy: our experience with 100 cases.

Chhibber, AK.; Dziak, J.; Kolano J,; Norton, R.; Lustik, S.

Liver Transplantation. 2007; 13: 537-542.

Comparison of direct and video-assisted views of the larynx during routine intubation.

Kaplan MB, Hagberg CA, Ward DS, Brambrink A, Chhibber AK, Heidegger T, Lozada L, Ovassapian A, Parsons D, Ramsay J, Wilhelm W, Zwissler B, Gerig HJ, Hofstetter C, Karan S, Kreisler N, Pousman RM, Thierbach A, Wrobel M, Berci G

Journal of clinical anesthesia.. 2006 August 18 (5):357-62. Epub 1900 01 01.

Nicardipine vs. Nitroprusside for deliberate hypotension.

Lustik, SJ; Papadakos, P; Jackman, K; Rubery, P; Kaplan, KL; Chhibber, AK.

J Clinical Anesthesia. 2004; 16(1): 25-33.

Preoperative stress testing: new guidelines.

Lustik, SJ; Eichelberger, JP; Chhibber, AK.

J. Clin Anesthesia. 2002; : 375-380.

QTc interval prolongation in patients with cirrhosis.

Lustik, SJ; Eichelberger, JP; Chhibber, AK.

Applied Cardiopulm Path. 2000; : 13-17.

Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome simulating inferior myocardial infarction in a cocaine abuser for urgent dilation and evacuation of the uterus.

Lustik SJ, Wojtczak J, Chhibber AK

Anesthesia and analgesia.. 1999 September 89 (3):609-12. Epub 1900 01 01.

Chhibber, AK; Lustik ,SJ; Thakur, R; Francisco, DR; Fickling, KB.

Effects of Anticholinergics on Postoperative Vomiting, Recovery, and Hospital Stay in Children Undergoing Tonsillectomy with or without Adenoidectomy.

Unintentional recirculation with the Rapid Infusion System.

Lustik, SJ; Chhibber, AK.

Anesth Analg. 1999; : 1064.

Correlation between exhaled nitric oxide and plasma nitrate levels in healthy individuals.

Chhibber, AK; Lustik, SJ; OHare, E; Heckman, J; Ward, DS.

Applied Cardiopulm Path. 1999; : 37-40.

Effects of atenolol on postoperative myocardial ischemia.

Lustik SJ, Chhibber AK, Eichelberger JP

Anesthesiology.. 1998 September 89 (3):794-5. Epub 1900 01 01.

Torsade de pointes during orthotopic liver transplantation.

Lustik SJ, Eichelberger JP, Chhibber AK, Bronsther O

Anesthesia and analgesia.. 1998 August 87 (2):300-3. Epub 1900 01 01.

Postoperative lactic acidosis in patients receiving metformin.

Lustik SJ, Vogt A, Chhibber AK

Anesthesiology.. 1998 July 89 (1):266-7; author reply 267-8. Epub 1900 01 01.

Flumazenil Before Electroconvulsive Therapy in a Patient Receiving Long-Term Benzodiazepine Treatment.

Chhibber, AK; Nguyen ,T; Kolano, JW.

Am J Anesthesiol. 1998; 25(3): 127-12.

Chhibber, AK; Lustik, SJ; Kolano, JW; Hilmi, I; Setty, G; Bronsther, O.

Combined Aortic Valve

Use of esmolol to control bleeding and heart rate during electroconvulsive therapy in a patient with an intracranial aneurysm.

Kolano JE, Chhibber A, Calalang CC

Journal of clinical anesthesia.. 1997 September 9 (6):493-5. Epub 1900 01 01.

Ephedrine-induced coronary artery vasospasm in a patient with prior cocaine use.

Lustik SJ, Chhibber AK, van Vliet M, Pomerantz RM

Anesthesia and analgesia.. 1997 April 84 (4):931-3. Epub 1900 01 01.

The hyperventilation of cirrhosis: progesterone and estradiol effects.

Lustik SJ, Chhibber AK, Kolano JW, Hilmi IA, Henson LC, Morris MC, Bronsther O

Hepatology : official journal of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases.. 1997 January 25 (1):55-8. Epub 1900 01 01.

Chhibber, AK; Fickling, KB; Kolano, JW; Roberts, WA.

Comparison of End-Tidal and Arterial Carbon Dioxide in Infants using Laryngeal Mask Airway and Endotracheal Tube.

Primary Fibrinolysis during Supraceliac Aortic Clamping.

Illig, KA; Green, RM; Oriel, K; Riggs, P; Barbos, S; Whorf, F; Quin, F; DeWeese, JA; Chhibber, A; Morder, V; Francis, C.

J Vas Surg. 1997; 25(2): 244-54.

Chhibber, AK; Hengerer, AS; Fickling, KB.

Unsuspected Subglottic Stenosis in a Two-Year-Old.

Stability of Nitric Oxide in Stored Exhaled Gases of Healthy Individuals

Chhibber, AK; Lustik, SJ; OHare, E.

Applied Cardiopulmonary Pathophysiology. 1997; : 283-86.

Timing of Penile Block and Postoperative Pain Control in Hypospadias Repair in Children.

Chhibber, AK; Perkins, FM; Rabinowitz, R; Woodin-Vogt , A; Hulbert, WC.

The J of Urology. 1997; : 1156-59.

Effect of methohexitone and propofol with or without alfentanil on seizure duration and recovery in electroconvulsive therapy.

Nguyen, TT; Chhibbe,r AK; Lustik, SJ; Kolano, JW; Dillon, PJ; Guttmacher, LB.

British J Anaesthesia. 1997; : 79.

Subarachnoid sufentanil versus lidocaine spinal anesthesia for extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy.

Eaton MP, Chhibber AK, Green DR

Regional anesthesia.. 1997 22 (6):515-20. Epub 1900 01 01.

Chhibber, AK; Kolano, JW; Roberts, WA.

Relationship between End-Tidal and Arterial Carbon Dioxide with Laryngeal Mask Airways and Endotracheal Tubes in Children

An Evaluation of Preoperative Anxiety in the Population of Infants and Children undergoing Ambulatory

Litman, RS; Berger, AA; Chhibber, AK.

SurgeryPaed Anaesth. 1996; : 443-76.

Intraoperative Disarticulation of a Triple Lumen Catheter

Kolano, JW; Chhibber, AK.

Anesth. 1996; : 434-435.

Unexpected neurologic deficit following spinal anesthesia.

Chhibber AK, Lustik SJ

Regional anesthesia.. 1996 21 (4):355-7. Epub 1900 01 01.

Unexpected Pulmonary Aspiration during Bilateral Endoscopic Ethmoidectomy in an Intubated Child

Chhibber, AK; Roberts, WA.

The Am J Anesth. 1995; XXII(4): 204-206.

The Use of Capnography for Recognition of Esophageal Intubation in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.

Roberts, WA; Maniscalco, WM; Cohen, AR; Litman, RS; Chhibber, AK.

Ped Pulm. 1995; : 262-268.

Low Dose Propofol for the Treatment of Postoperative Emesis in Children

Litman ,RS; Berger, AA, Zerngast ,BA; Chhibber, AK.

Amb Surg. 1995; : 123-125.


Critical Care: The Requisites in Anesthesiology (2005)

Chapter: Cirrhosis, Fulminant Hepatic Failure and Liver Transplantation

Authors: Dziak J, Chhibber A

Publisher: Mosby, Philadelphia 2005

Essence of Anesthesia Practice (2002)

Chapter: Liver Transplantation (Pediatric)

Authors: Chhibber AK

Publisher: W.B.Saunders, Philadelphia 2002