Department of Anesthesiology

Phillip Adams, DO

  • Assistant Professor

Dr. Adams is a pediatric cardiac anesthesiologist at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC (CHP). His clinical practice mainly involves the perioperative management of patients undergoing congenital cardiac surgery and cardiac catheterizations. He is also a member of the CHP abdominal transplant team.

Education & Training

  • Medical School: Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Residency: UPMC
  • Fellowship: Pediatric Anesthesiology, Pediatric Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
  • University of Pittsburgh, Department of Anesthesiology, T32 Postdoctoral Research Fellowship

Research, clinical, and/or academic interests

Dr. Adams' research is focused on investigating intrinsic nitric oxide (NO) levels in patients with congenital heart disease (CHD). He has published papers regarding non-invasive NO assessment and its relationship with cardiovascular physiology and patient outcomes. Current and future studies intend to build on this novel work to gain a comprehensive understanding of the role of intrinsic NO levels in patients with complex CHD.