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Santiago Borasino, MD

Santiago Borasino, MD

Pediatric Intensive Care, Cardiology & Cardiac Intensive Care, Pediatric Intensive Care/Cardiac Intensive Care


Medical Office

1600 7th Ave. S.,
Park Place North Suite 102
Birmingham , AL 35233

About Me

Medical Director, Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit

Professor of Pediatrics, Section Head of Pediatric Cardiac Critical Care Medicine, Division of Cardiology


UAB , Pediatrics (2004)

Medical School:
Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (2007)

University of Alabama at Birmingham Medicine



Special Interests

Outcomes after cardiopulmonary cardiac surgery


  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.