Dr. John Kheir, MD

Dr. John Kheir, MD

Pediatric Critical Care Medicine  |  
Male  |  
Age 41
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Dr. Kheir joined the staff of the Boston Children's Hospital Heart Center in 2010. He is a staff physician in the cardiac intensive care unit, where he cares for critically ill patients with congenital heart disease. He is also the co-founder of the Translational Research Lab within the Heart Center, a group focused upon the development of new diagnostic and treatment tools related to oxygen deprivation, a common problem in patients with severe heart disease. For example, he and his group are developing tools to deliver oxygen directly to the bloodstream for use in extreme emergencies. Among his other interests are new ways to determine whether patients are receiving sufficient oxygen delivery following their operations, particularly in infants with hypoplastic left heart syndrome.

300 Longwood Ave

Boston, MA 02115

Contact Information

(617) 355-4278

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Dr. Kheir's Experience

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Dr. Kheir's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
  • Board certified in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine and Pediatrics
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kheir "A responsibility because there is nothing more precious to a human being than their child, and a privilege because I consider it an honor to walk along side families during such trying times.  The ICU can be an imposing place to be, with many caregivers to get to know and a sick child.  My goal is to provide expertise, love and support to patients and their families in real time, and also to look for ways to make the care we provide better in the future."

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Specialties

  • Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
  • Pediatric Intensive Care
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Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*
  • Pediatrics
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*
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Conditions Treated

  • Pediatric Cardiovascular Disease
  • Pediatric Heart Disease
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Procedures

  • Cardiovascular Intervention

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University Of Virginia
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1998
  • University Of Virginia
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2009
  • Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Pediatric Chief Resident
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2006
  • Boston Children's Hospital, Clinical Fellow Anesthesia
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2010

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Hospitals where Dr. Kheir has admitting privileges

Boston Children's Hospital
300 Longwood Ave
Boston, MA 02115
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