Lynne G. Maxwell, MD, FAAP, an Anesthesiologist with Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Get to know Anesthesiologist Dr. Lynne G. Maxwell, who serves patients in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 

Dr. Maxwell is an attending anesthesiologist in the Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). CHOP is the nation’s first hospital devoted exclusively to the care of children. Since its start in 1855, CHOP has been the birthplace for countless breakthroughs and dramatic firsts in pediatric medicine. Built on a foundation of delivering safe, high-quality, family-centered care, the Hospital has fostered medical discoveries and innovations that have improved pediatric healthcare and saved countless children’s lives.

Dr. Maxwell is also a Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.

Dr. Maxwell’s areas of expertise include anesthesia for fetal surgery, difficult airway management, postoperative pain management, regional anesthetic techniques, and sedation safety in infants and children.

Dr. Maxwell received her medical degree from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland. She then went on to complete her residency in pediatrics and her residency in anesthesiology at Johns Hopkins University Hospital. She also completed her fellowship in anesthesia and obstetric anesthesiology at Johns Hopkins University Hospital. 

Dr. Maxwell is board-certified in pediatrics by the American Board of Pediatrics. She is also board-certified in anesthesiology by the American Board of Anesthesiology.

Dr. Maxwell is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics (FAAP). 

Anesthesiology, anaesthesiology, anaesthesia or anaesthetics is the medical specialty concerned with the total perioperative care of patients before, during, and after surgery. It encompasses anesthesia, intensive care medicine, critical emergency medicine, and pain medicine. Anesthesiologists have the primary responsibility of monitoring the patient’s vital signs during surgery. In addition to basic measurements such as pulse, blood pressure and temperature, anesthesiologists also measure the patient’s respiration. 

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