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Harris P. Baden, MD

Harris P. Baden, MD

Critical Care

On staff since February 2003

Children's Title: Section Chief, Cardiac Critical Care

Academic Title: Professor

"I am committed to optimizing the care we provide to our patients and their families by truly focusing on meeting their needs. I believe we must strive for excellence in the care we deliver by optimizing our systems and our communication and teamwork. I believe Seattle Children's has a unique culture and committment to achieving this level of excellence, and so I am excited to be a part of it."

Harris P. Baden, MD, is Clinical Director, Cardiac Critical Care at Seattle Children's Hospital. He completed his fellowship training in the Department of Anesthesiology at Seattle Children's. Dr. Baden is Past President of the Hospital's Medical Staff, and serves on a number of hospital committees dedicated to optimizing patient safety and patient care. His clinical, teaching and research interests relate to pediatric cardiac intensive care, teamwork, communication, and service.

Overview

Board Certification(s)

Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

Medical/Professional School

University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, Galveston

Residency

Pediatrics, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis

Fellowship

Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle

Clinical Interests

Pediatric cardiac intensive care

Awards and Honors

Award Name Award Description Awarded By Award Date
SEATTLE'S TOP DOCTOR - 2014 Seattle Metropolitan Magazine 2014
SEATTLE MAGAZINE TOP DOCTOR - 2014 Seattle Magazine 2014
Seattle's Top Doc Seattle Met Magazine 2013
Seattle Magazine Top Doctor - 2013 Seattle Magazine 2013
U.S. News Top Doctor U.S. News and World Report 2012
Seattle Magazine Top Doctor - 2012 Seattle Magazine Top Doctor - 2012 Seattle Magazine 2012
"Guide to America's Top Pediatricians" Consumer's Research Council of America 2009

Publications

  • McMullan DM, Emmert JA, Permut LC, Mazor RL, Jeffries HE, Parrish AR, Baden HP, Cohen GA
    Minimizing bleeding associated with mechanical circulatory support following pediatric heart surgery.
    European journal of cardio-thoracic surgery : official journal of the European Association for Cardio-thoracic Surgery , 2010 Aug. 26
  • Bronicki RA, Baden HP
    Pathophysiology of right ventricular failure in pulmonary hypertension.
    Pediatric critical care medicine : a journal of the Society of Critical Care Medicine and the World Federation of Pediatric Intensive and Critical Care Societies , 2010 Mar. : S15-22
  • Mazor R, Baden HP
    Trends in pediatric organ donation after cardiac death.
    Pediatrics , 2007 Oct. : e960-6
  • Kronman MP, Baden HP, Jeffries HE, Heath J, Cohen GA, Zerr DM
    An investigation of Aspergillus cardiac surgical site infections in 3 pediatric patients.
    American journal of infection control , 2007 June : 332-7
  • Baden HP, Berger J, Brilli RI, Burns JP, Checchia PA, Dalton HJ, Nadkarni V, Pollack M, Wetzel RC, Zimmerman JJ
    Pediatric cardiac critical care patients should be cared for by intensivists.
    Journal of the American College of Cardiology , 2006 July 4 : 221-2; author reply 222-3
  • Baden HP, Zimmerman JJ, Brilli RJ, Wong H, Wetzel RC, Burns JP, Nadkarni V, Checchia PA, Dalton HJ, Berger J, Pollack M, Notterman D, Green TP, Blumer J, Dean M
    Intensivist-led team approach to critical care of children with heart disease.
    Pediatrics , 2006 May : 1854-6; author reply 1856-7
  • Baden HP
    Does nesiritide offer something new in the management of pediatric heart failure?
    Pediatric critical care medicine : a journal of the Society of Critical Care Medicine and the World Federation of Pediatric Intensive and Critical Care Societies , 2005 Sept. : 613-4
  • Thill PJ, McGuire JK, Baden HP, Green TP, Checchia PA
    Noninvasive positive-pressure ventilation in children with lower airway obstruction.
    Pediatric critical care medicine : a journal of the Society of Critical Care Medicine and the World Federation of Pediatric Intensive and Critical Care Societies , 2004 July : 337-42
  • Checchia PA, Backer CL, Bronicki RA, Baden HP, Crawford SE, Green TP, Mavroudis C
    Dexamethasone reduces postoperative troponin levels in children undergoing cardiopulmonary bypass.
    Critical care medicine , 2003 June : 1742-5