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Dawn M. Sweeney, M.D.
UR Medicine Faculty The University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group (URMFG) consists of over 900 specialist and primary care providers spanning 19 departments. URMFG is certified by the National Committee for Quality Assurance.
Accountable Health Partner Accountable Health Partners (AHP) is a network of over 2,000 community and UR medical faculty and a dozen leading hospitals throughout the region. AHP offers a full range of care.
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About Me

Certified Specialties

Anesthesiology - American Board of Anesthesiology

Pediatric Anesthesiology - American Board of Anesthesiology

Credentials

Residency & Fellowship

Fellowship, Pediatric Anesthesiology, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center. 1995 - 1996

Residency, Anesthesiology, University of Michigan Medical Center. 1992 - 1995

Internship, Pediatrics, St. Christophers Hospital for Children GME. 1989 - 1990

Residency, Pediatrics, St. Christophers Hospital for Children GME. 1989 - 1992

Education

MD | SUNY Upstate College of Health Professions. 1989

Awards

Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society member. 1989

Janet M. Glasgow Memorial Achievement Citation. 1989

Dean's Letter of Commendation. 1988

Clinical Campus Pediatrics Award. 1988

Dean's Letter of Commendation. 1987

Publications

Journal Articles

Challenges in the Pediatric Patient with Congenital Heart Disease: The Patient with Tetralogy of Fallot.

Clifford, H; Sweeney, D.

Current Reviews. 2022; .

Cell Saver Blood Reinfusion Up to 24 Hours Post Collection in Pediatric Cardiac Surgical Patients Does Not Increase Incidence of Hospital-Acquired Infections or Mortality.

Boulos, L.; Kuebler, J. D.; Angona, R.; Sweeney, D.; Wang, H.; Nocera, E.; Cholette, J. M.

J Extra Corpor Technol. 2021; 53(3): 161-169.

Stage 1 palliation of hypoplastic left heart syndrome: what the pediatric anesthesiologist needs to know.

Sweeney, DM; Arcadi, J.

Curr Anesthesiol Rep. 2019; 9: 116.

Elevated free hemoglobin and decreased haptoglobin levels are associated with adverse clinical outcomes, unfavorable physiologic measures, and altered inflammatory markers in pediatric cardiac surgery patients

Cholette, JM; Pietropaoli, AP; Henrichs, KF; Alfieris, GM; Powers, KS; Gensini, F; Rubenstein, JS; Sweeney, D; Phipps, R; Spinelli, SL; Refaai, MA; Eaton, MP; Blumberg, N.

Transfusion. 2018; 58(7): 1631-1639.

Cuffed endotracheal tubes in neonates and infants undergoing cardiac surgery are not associated with airway complications.

DeMichele JC, Vajaria N, Wang H, Sweeney DM, Powers KS, Cholette JM

Journal of clinical anesthesia.. 2016 September 33 :422-7. Epub 06/04/2016.

Neurodevelopmental outcomes after neonatal cardiac surgery: Role of cortical isoelectric activity.

Seltzer L, Swartz MF, Kwon J, Burchfiel J, Cholette JM, Wang H, Sweeney D, Adams HR, Meagher C, Angona R, Guillet R, Alfieris GM

The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery.. 2016 April 151 (4):1137-42. Epub 10/27/2015.

Pharmacokinetics of ?-Aminocaproic Acid in Neonates Undergoing Cardiac Surgery with Cardiopulmonary Bypass.

Eaton MP, Alfieris GM, Sweeney DM, Angona RE, Cholette JM, Venuto C, Anderson B

Anesthesiology.. 2015 May 122 (5):1002-9. Epub 1900 01 01.

Longer RBC storage duration is associated with increased postoperative infections in pediatric cardiac surgery.

Cholette JM, Pietropaoli AP, Henrichs KF, Alfieris GM, Powers KS, Phipps R, Spineli SL, Swartz M, Gensini F, Daugherty LE, Nazarian E, Rubenstein JS, Sweeney D, Eaton M, Blumberg N

Pediatric critical care medicine : a journal of the Society of Critical Care Medicine and the World Federation of Pediatric Intensive and Critical Care Societies.. 2015 March 16 (3):227-35. Epub 1900 01 01.

Comparison of direct and video assisted views of the larynx during routine intubation in infants and children. Anesthe Clin Res 2014; 5:12 1-4

Chhibber AK; Sweeney D; Cheng K; Hoefnagel A.

Anesthesia Clinical Research. 2014; 5: 4.

Washing red blood cells and platelets transfused in cardiac surgery reduces postoperative inflammation and number of transfusions: results of a prospective, randomized, controlled clinical trial.

Cholette JM, Henrichs KF, Alfieris GM, Powers KS, Phipps R, Spinelli SL, Swartz M, Gensini F, Daugherty LE, Nazarian E, Rubenstein JS, Sweeney D, Eaton M, Lerner NB, Blumberg N

Pediatric critical care medicine : a journal of the Society of Critical Care Medicine and the World Federation of Pediatric Intensive and Critical Care Societies.. 2012 May 13 (3):290-9. Epub 1900 01 01.

Hyponatraemic seizures after suprapubic catheter placement in a seven year-old child

Szolnoki ,JM; Puskas, F; Sweeney, DM; Camporesi, EM; Upadhyay, J.

Pediatric Anesthesia. 2005; .

State dependent laryngomalacia in sleeping children

Smith, JL II; Sweeney, DM; Smallman, B; Mortelliti, AJ.

Annals of Otology, Rhinology & Laryngology. 114(2): 111-114.