Critical Care Intensivist


Top Conditions

  • Trauma
*This is not a complete list of conditions


English, Italian

My Approach to Care

"I feels privileged to be able to help sick children in such a wonderful and supportive environment."

  • Education & Training

    Medical School: University of Udine, Italy

    Residency: Pediatrics, Louisiana State University, New Orleans

    Fellowship: Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia – Philadelphia

    Board Certification(s): Pediatrics

  • Research & Publications

    Bhalala U.S., Rizkalla, N.A., Orioles, A. The Critically Ill Child. In: Basics of Pediatric Anesthesia, Ed: Litman, R.S., Philadelphia, 2013. Orioles A, Morrison WE, Rossano JW, Shore PM, Hasz RD, Martiner AC, Berg RA, Nadkarni VM. (2012). An under-recognized benefit of CPR: organ transplantation. Abstract and oral presentation at the 19th Pediatric Critical Care Colloquium, Santa Monica, CA, Sep 6-9 2012. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, 13 (6), 711-721 Himebauch A., Viteri S., Hehir D, and Orioles A. (2012). Chapter 72: Specific Intoxications. In J.A. Stockwell, G.M. Preissig. Comprehensive Critical Care: Pediatric (991-1008). Society of Critical Care Medicine Orioles A, Weiss SL. Critical Appraisal of: Zarychanski R, Doucette S, Fergusson D, Roberts D, Houston DS, Sharma S, Gulati H, Kumar A. Early intravenous unfractionated heparin and mortality in septic shock. Crit Care Med 2008 36(11):2973-2979.In the PedsCCM Evidence-Based Journal Club, April 09,2012. Available at, accessed 12/05, 2012 McInnes, A. D., Sutton, R. M., Orioles, A., Nishisaki, A., Niles, D., Abella, B. S., et al. (2011). The first quantitative report of ventilation rate during in-hospital resuscitation of older children and adolescents. Resuscitation, 82(8), 1025-1029. Orioles A, Morrison C, Gardner R, Sanzone A, Bégué R. (2009). Aids related lymphoma presenting as proptosis in a previously healthy infant. Poster at the American Academy of Pediatrics - Louisiana Chapter Pediatric Potpourri XVIII, Baton Rouge, LA, Sep 11-13 2009. Crichiutti, G., Poskurica, I., & Orioles, A. (2010). Convulsions with mild gastroenteritis. Medico e Bambino, 29(3), 165-169. Zanetti, R., Prezioso, A., Crichiutti, G., Orioles, A., & Cremaschi, S. (2004). Neuropsychological and neurophysiological findings in two brothers one featuring ESES syndrome and the other Landau Kleffner syndrome. Bollettino - Lega Italiana Contro l'Epilessia, (125-126), 321-324.

  • Interests & Activities

    I grew up in Udine, Italy, and moved to the United States for my graduate medical training. In my free time, I enjoy reading, cooking, traveling, playing the piano, and spending time with family and friends.

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