Angela Wratney, MD Critical Care Specialist

Bio

Biography

Angela Wratney, MD, MHSc, is a pediatric critical care intensivist at Children's National Health System. She specializes in caring for critically ill children of all ages and holds special interest in critical respiratory illness, mechanical ventilation and non-invasive respiratory support, and CPR resuscitation.

Dr. Wratney focuses her clinical research on improving the care and outcomes for infants and children with respiratory illnesses. She is identifying the risk factors for ventilator dependence and those factors in the patient, the disease process, and Children’s respiratory care of the patient to try to improve the respiratory outcomes and lead to a safer, more timely discontinuation of mechanical ventilatory support.

Education & Training

Education & Training

  • Fellowship Program, Pediatric Critical Care, 2005
    Duke University Medical Center
  • MHS, Clinical Research, 2004
    Duke University
  • Fellowship Program, Pediatric Critical Care, 2004
    Duke University Medical Center
  • Residency Program, Pediatrics, 2001
    Univ. of California San Francisco
  • Internship Program, Pediatrics, 1999
    Univ. of California San Francisco
  • MD, 1998
    Emory University School of Medicine
  • BS, Genetics and Development, 1994
    Cornell University
Patient Stories

Patient Stories: Angela Wratney

Patient story

Blair's Story

"I was blown away by the personalized care that we received. The nurses are incredibly compassionate and kind, and really made every effort to make the journey less painful for everyone."

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

An Update in Weaning and Extubation for the Pediatric Patient

(2006) ADVANCE for Managers of Respiratory Care

Disorders of the Chest Wall and Respiratory Muscles

(2006) Textbook of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

Disorders of the Lung Parenchyma

(2006) Textbook of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

Extubation Criteria in Infants and Children

(2006) Respiratory Care Clinics of North America

Gases and Drugs Used in Support of the Respiratory System

(2006) Textbook of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

Pediatric Nursing Trends Conference 2007

(2007) Eradicating Blood Stream Infections in the Pediatric and Cardiac Intensive Care Units

Presentation of CaseMix Adjusted Reintubation Ratios An Index of Quality for the Mechanically Ventilated Pediatric Patient

(2009) Eastern Society for Pediatric Research, Junior Faculty Research Award Candidate

Presentation of CaseMix Adjusted Reintubation Ratios An Index of Quality for the Mechanically Ventilated Pediatric Patient

(2009) Eastern Society for Pediatric Research, Junior Faculty Research Award Candidate

Pulmonary Gas Exchange

(2006) Textbook of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

Society for Critical Care Medicine

(2007) Ventilator Induced Lung Injury In Diffuse Alveolar Hemorrhage from Wegener's Granulomatosis: A Role for Early Extracorporeal Life Support

Successful Treatment of Acute Chest Syndrome With HighFrequency Oscillatory Ventilation in Pediatric Patients

(2004) Respiratory Care

University of Maryland Baltimore Campus Critical Care Conference

(2007) Inhaled Nitric Oxide for Emergency Transport

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