Santiago Borasino, MD

UAB Division of Pediatric Cardiology
Children's Title
Medical Director, Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit
Academic Title
Professor of Pediatrics
Specialty 3
Pediatric Intensive Care/Cardiac Intensive Care
Other Titles
Section Head of Pediatric Cardiac Critical Care Medicine, Division of Cardiology
Secondary Address
1600 7th Ave. S.,
Park Place North Suite 102
Birmingham, AL 35233
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Medical School
Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia
Pediatrics, UAB 2001–2002
Pediatrics, UAB 2002–2004
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia 2004–2007
Notable Publications and Presentations
  1. Alten, J. A., S. Borasino, R. Toms, M. A. Law, A. Moellinger and R. J. Dabal (2012). "Early initiation of arginine vasopressin infusion in neonates after complex cardiac surgery." Pediatr Crit Care Med 13(3): 300-304.
  2. Alten, J. A., D. S. Cooper, J. J. Blinder, D. T. Selewski, S. Tabbutt, J. Sasaki, M. G. Gaies, R. A. Bertrandt, A. H. Smith, G. Reichle, K. M. Gist, M. Banerjee, W. Zhang, K. M. Hock, S. Borasino, Neonatal, H. Pediatric and I. Renal Outcomes Network (2021). "Epidemiology of Acute Kidney Injury After Neonatal Cardiac Surgery: A Report From the Multicenter Neonatal and Pediatric Heart and Renal Outcomes Network." Crit Care Med.
  3. Barbaro, R. P., Y. Xu, S. Borasino, E. J. Truemper, R. S. Watson, R. R. Thiagarajan, D. Wypij, M. A. Q. Curley and R. S. I. * (2018). "Does Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Improve Survival in Pediatric Acute Respiratory Failure?" Am J Respir Crit Care Med 197(9): 1177-1186.
  4. Bateman, S. T., S. Borasino, L. A. Asaro, I. M. Cheifetz, S. Diane, D. Wypij, M. A. Curley and R. S. Investigators (2016). "Early High-Frequency Oscillatory Ventilation in Pediatric Acute Respiratory Failure. A Propensity Score Analysis." Am J Respir Crit Care Med 193(5): 495-503.
  5. Richter, R. P., J. A. Alten, R. W. King, A. D. Gans, F. R. Akm, Y. Kalra and S. Borasino (2018). "Positive Airway Pressure Versus High-Flow Nasal Cannula for Prevention of Extubation Failure in Infants After Congenital Heart Surgery." Pediatr Crit Care Med.
  6. Robert, S. M., S. Borasino, R. J. Dabal, D. C. Cleveland, K. M. Hock and J. A. Alten (2015). "Postoperative Hydrocortisone Infusion Reduces the Prevalence of Low Cardiac Output Syndrome After Neonatal Cardiopulmonary Bypass." Pediatr Crit Care Med 16(7): 629-636.
Special Interests
Outcomes after cardiopulmonary cardiac surgery
Physician Type
Cardiac Intensivist
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