SVP/Chief Medical Officer
Harvey and Bernice Jones Endowed Chair in Pediatrics
Jonathan Bates, MD Endowed Chair for Improving Children’s Health
Director, Jonathan Bates, MD Center for Improving Children’s Health
Professor of Pediatrics and Anesthesiology
Division of Anesthesia and Pain Management

M.D., University of Tennessee, Memphis, TN

Flexible Internship, City of Memphis Hospitals Memphis, TN

Pediatrics Residency, LeBonheur Children’s Medical Center Memphis, TN

Anesthesia Residency, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Fellowship in Pediatric Anesthesia and Critical Care, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Certification: American Board of Anesthesiology: Anesthesiology and Pediatric Anesthesiology

Professional Organizations

•American Academy of Pediatrics
•American Society of Anesthesiologists
•American Society for Quality
•Association of University Anesthesiologists
•Sigma Xi, Honorary Research Society, Vanderbilt Chapter
•Society of Critical Care Medicine
•Society for Pediatric Anesthesia

Recent Publications

Kurth CD, Tyler D, Heitmiller E, Tosone SR, Martin L, Deshpande JK. National Pediatric Anesthesia Safety Quality Improvement Program in the United States. Anesth Analg. 2014 Jan 9. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 24413551.

Agarwal HS, Wolfram KB, Slayton JM, Saville BR, Cutrer WB, Bichell DP, Harris ZL, Barr FE, Deshpande JK. Template of patient-specific summaries facilitates education and outcomes in paediatric cardiac surgery units. Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2013 Oct;17 (4):704-9.PMID:23832839.

Shaffner DH, Heitmiller ES, Deshpande JK. Pediatric perioperative life support. Anesth Analg. 2013 Oct;117(4):960-79. PMID: 24023023.

Dodgen AL, Dodgen AC, Swearingen CJ, Gossett JM, Dasgupta R, Butt W, Deshpande JK, Gupta P.Characteristics and hemodynamic effects of extubation failure in children undergoing complete repair for Tetralogy of Fallot. Pediatr Cardiol. 2013 Aug;34(6):1455-62.

Hays SR, Deshpande JK. Newly postulated neurodevelopmental risks of pediatric anesthesia: theories that could rock our world. J Urol. 2013 Apr;189(4):1222-8. PMID: 23178900.