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Francois P. Aspesberro, MD

Francois P. Aspesberro, MD

Critical Care, PICU

On staff since September 2009

Academic Title: Assistant Professor

Research Center: Center for Clinical and Translational Research

"My mission is to provide state-of-the-art pediatric critical care medicine by bringing together the most sophisticated technology and scientific advancement in an environment sensitive to the multicultural diversity of my patients and their families. I am fully dedicated to promoting hope and comfort during those difficult times.."

Francois Aspesberro, MD, is attending physician at Seattle Childrens Hospital and assistant professor of pediatrics at the University of Washington School of Medicine.

He completed a residency in pediatrics and a fellowship in pediatric intensive care at the University of Washington. He is board certified in general pediatrics and pediatric critical care medicine. He is interested in clinical outcomes research in particularly in assessing the quality of life of critically ill children.

Recommendations

  • Barry Everett, wa. 08.04.13

    My wife and I have the highest conference in Dr.Aspesberro's knowledge and ability, he was instrumental in our son's survival after his submergent accident.

Overview

Board Certification(s)

Pediatrics
Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

Medical/Professional School

Catholic University of Louvain, Brussels

Residency

Pediatrics, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle
, University of Mainz, Trier
Pediatrics, University of Geneva - Children's Hospital, Geneva

Fellowship

Critical Care Medicine, Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center, Seattle

Clinical Interests

Pediatric Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant (HSCT); improving outcome of pediatric HSCT patients that require mechanical ventilation; use of surfactant (Calfactant) for Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome treatment in pediatric HSCT; quality of life after discharge from the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit; determining biomarkers for apoptosis and correlate with Multi Organ Dysfunction Syndrome

Awards and Honors

Award Name Award Description Awarded By Award Date
2014 SCCM Annual Scientific Awards Assessing PICU Outcomes: Sensitivity to Change and Validity of the PedsQL 4.0 Generic Core Scales; SCCM San Francisco Society of Critical Care Medicine Jan. 2014
SCCM Annual Scientific Awards Assessing PICU Outcomes: Sensitivity to Change and Validity of the PedsQL 4.0 Generic Core Scales Society of Critical Care Medicine; San Francisco January 2014

Publications

  • Francois P. Aspesberro, MD F Aspesberro, S Stanford, M Fesinmeyer, C Zhou, J Zimmerman, R Mangione-Smith
    Recovery For Critically Ill Children With Different Levels Of Medical Complexity
    7th World Congress on Pediatric Intensive and Critical Care, Istanbul , 2014 May 4 - 2014 May 7
  • Francois P. Aspesberro, MD F Aspesberro, S Stanford, M Fesinmeyer, C Zhou, J Zimmerman, R Mangione-Smith
    Assessing PICU Outcomes: Sensitivity To Change And Validity Of The PedsQL Generic Core Scales. Abstract number 590
    43rd Annual Critical Care Congress of the SCCM, San Francisco , 2014 Jan. 9 - 2014 Jan. 13
  • Francois P. Aspesberro, MD Brogan TV, Aspesberro F
    Intensive Care Management of Children with Liver Failure
    Diseases of the Liver in Children: Evaluation and Management. Murray, Karren f., Horslen , 2014
    Simon Springer
  • Aspesberro F, Guthrie KA, Woolfrey AE, Brogan TV, Roberts JS
    Outcome of pediatric hematopoietic stem cell transplant recipients requiring mechanical ventilation.
    Journal of intensive care medicine , 2014 Jan. : 29(1)31-7
  • Francois P. Aspesberro, MD Aspesberro F, Brogan TV, Roberts J
    Chapter 81 Hematology and Oncology Problems in the Intensive Care Unit
    Pediatric Critical Care , 2011 : 4th edition
  • Francois P. Aspesberro, MD Aspesberro F, Siebler T, Van Nieuwenhuyse JP, Panosetti E, Berthet F
    Lemierres Syndrome in a 5-month-old male infant : Case Report and Review of the Pediatric Literature.
    Pediatr Crit Care Med , 2008 9 : e35-7
  • Francois P. Aspesberro, MD F Aspesberro, K Guthrie, A Woolfrey, T Brogan, J Roberts
    Improved Outcome of Pediatric Bone Marrow Transplant Recipients Requiring Mechanical Ventilation. Abstract number: P 42.3.689
    5th World Congress on Pediatric Critical Care; Geneva, Switzerland , 2007 June 24 - 2007 June 28
  • Francois P. Aspesberro, MD F Aspesberro, K Guthrie, A Woolfrey, T Brogan, J Roberts
    Improved Outcome of Pediatric Bone Marrow Transplant Recipients Requiring Mechanical Ventilation. Abstract number: P 42.3.689
    5th World Congress on Pediatric Critical Care; Geneva, Switzerland , 2007 June 24 - 2007 June 28
  • Francois P. Aspesberro, MD F Aspesberro, T Siebler, JP Van Nieuwenhuyse, E Panosetti, F Berthet
    Lemierres Syndrome in a 5-month-old male infant : Case Report and Review of the Pediatric Literature
    24th Annual Meeting of the European Society for Paediatric Infectious Diseases ESPID organized jointly by ESPID and the ESPID Foundation; Basel, Switzerland , 2006 May 3 - 2006 May 5
  • Francois P. Aspesberro, MD F Aspesberro, T Siebler, JP Van Nieuwenhuyse, E Panosetti, F Berthet
    Lemierres Syndrome in a 5-month-old male infant : Case Report and Review of the Pediatric Literature
    24th Annual Meeting of the European Society for Paediatric Infectious Diseases ESPID organized jointly by ESPID and the ESPID Foundation; Basel, Switzerland , 2006 May 3 - 2006 May 3
  • Francois P. Aspesberro, MD C de Beaufort, F Aspesberro, M Theisen-Aspesberro, R Chafai
    A tricky case: Bartter syndrome? Abstract number: P2-803
    ESPE/LWPES 7th Joint Meeting Pediatric Endocrinology in collaboration with APEG, APPES, JSPE and SLEP; Lyon France , 2005 Sept. 21 - 2005 Sept. 24
  • Francois P. Aspesberro, MD C de Beaufort, F Aspesberro, M Theisen-Aspesberro, R Chafai
    A tricky case: Bartter syndrome? Abstract number: P2-803
    ESPE/LWPES 7th Joint Meeting Pediatric Endocrinology in collaboration with APEG, APPES, JSPE and SLEP; Lyon France , 2005 Sept. 21 - 2005 Sept. 24