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Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Dr. Al-Subu earned his medical degree at the Al-Quds University School of Medicine in Jerusalem and completed his pediatric residency at Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine in Huntington, W.Va. He completed a fellowship in Pediatric Critical Care at Duke University in Durham, NC. Dr. Al-Subu's clinical interests include the acute lung injury, acute respiratory distress syndrome, extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) and peri-operative care of congenital heart disease.


Pediatric Critical Care


American Family Children's Hospital
(608) 263-8049 | (800) 323-8942 | Map

UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Department of Pediatrics

Professional Certifications and Education

Board Certification Pediatrics
Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Duke Children's Hospital, Durham, NC

Residency Marshall University Medical Center, Huntington, WV
Medical School Al-Quds School of Medicine, Abou-Dies, Palestine

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Dr. Al-Subu's research interests include non-invasive monitoring, including volumetric capnography and near-infrared spectroscopy, acute lung injury and acute respiratory distress syndrome and point of care ultrasound

PubMed Articles
Branca A Tellez D Berkenbosch J Rehder KJ Giuliano JS Jr Gradidge E Shults J Turner DA Nett S Krawiec C Edwards LR Pinto M Harwayne-Gidansky I Bysani GK Shenoi A Breuer RK Toedt-Pingel I Parsons SJ Orioles A Al-Subu A Konyk L Panisello J Adu-Darko M Tarquinio K François T Emeriaud G Lee A Meyer K Glater-Welt LB Polikoff L Kelly SP Tallent S Napolitano N Nadkarni V Nishisaki A National Emergency Airway Registry for Children (NEAR4KIDS) Investigators and Pediatric Acute Lung Injury and Sepsis Investigators (PALISI). The New Trainee Effect in Tracheal Intubation Procedural Safety Across PICUs in North America: A Report From National Emergency Airway Registry for Children. Pediatr Crit Care Med . 2020 Jul 28;
[PubMed ID: 32740182]
Conway JA Kharayat P Sanders RC Jr Nett S Weiss SL Edwards LR Breuer R Kirby A Krawiec C Page-Goertz C Polikoff L Turner DA Shults J Giuliano JS Jr Orioles A Balkandier S Emeriaud G Rehder KJ Kian Boon JL Shenoi A Vanderford P Nuthall G Lee A Zeqo J Parsons SJ Furlong-Dillard J Meyer K Harwayne-Gidansky I Jung P Adu-Darko M Bysani GK McCarthy MA Shlomovich M Toedt-Pingel I Branca A Esperanza MC Al-Subu AM Pinto M Tallent S Shetty R Thyagarajan S Ikeyama T Tarquinio KM Skippen P Kasagi M Howell JD Nadkarni VM Nishisaki A National Emergency Airway Registry for Children (NEAR4KIDS) and for the Pediatric Acute Lung Injury and Sepsis Investigators (PALISI). Ketamine Use for Tracheal Intubation in Critically Ill Children Is Associated With a Lower Occurrence of Adverse Hemodynamic Events. Crit Care Med . 2020 Jun;48(6):e489-e497
[PubMed ID: 32317603]
Szadkowski A Pollock AJ Al-Subu AM Hyperkalemia and Acute Kidney Injury in an Adolescent: Thinking Outside the Box. Pediatr Emerg Care . 2020 May;36(5):e288-e290
[PubMed ID: 29200139]
Horoz ÖÖ Aslan N Yildizdaş D Çoban Y Sertdemir Y Al-Subu A Somatic regional oxygen saturation as an early marker of intra-abdominal hypertension in critically ill children: a pilot study Turk J Med Sci . 2020 Apr 9;50(2):411-419
[PubMed ID: 32093443]
Al-Subu AM Hacker TA Eickhoff JC Ofori-Amanfo G Eldridge MW Two-site regional oxygen saturation and capnography monitoring during resuscitation after cardiac arrest in a swine pediatric ventricular fibrillatory arrest model. J Clin Monit Comput . 2020 Feb;34(1):63-70
[PubMed ID: 30820870]
Al-Subu AM Nguyen VT AlAli Y Yngsdal-Krenz RA Lasarev MR Eldridge MW Hagen SA Feasibility of Aerosol Bronchodilators Delivery Through High-Flow Nasal Cannula in Pediatric Subjects With Respiratory Distress. Respir Care . 2020 Jan 28;
[PubMed ID: 31992665]
Bauer AS Meinen R Devous K Al-Subu A Cowan E Introduction of point of care ultrasound into the neonatal intensive care unit. J Ultrasound . 2020 Jan 1;
[PubMed ID: 31894474]
Schlueter SM Wilhelm M Anagnostopoulos PV Al-Subu AM Pulmonary Embolism in a Neonate Following Modified Norwood Procedure With Sano Shunt. World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg . 2019 Sep;10(5):638-640
[PubMed ID: 31496419]
Schlueter SM Von Bergen N Wilhelm M Al-Subu AM Second degree heart block following the administration of dexmedetomidine. J Clin Anesth . 2019 Aug;55:103-104
[PubMed ID: 30622043]
Al-Subu AM Hornik CP Cheifetz IM Lodge AJ Ofori-Amanfo G Correlation between Regional Cerebral Saturation and Invasive Cardiac Index Monitoring after Heart Transplantation Surgery. J Pediatr Intensive Care . 2018 Dec;7(4):196-200
[PubMed ID: 31073494]
Talukdar AM Bilen-Rosas G Wilhelm M Al-Subu A The novel early use of dexmedetomidine in the management of tetanus. J Clin Anesth . 2018 Nov;50:18-19
[PubMed ID: 29940468]
Al-Subu AM Rehder KJ Ofori-Amanfo G Turner DA Current Use of Invasive and Noninvasive Monitors in Academic Pediatric Intensive Care Units. J Pediatr Intensive Care . 2018 Sep;7(3):135-146
[PubMed ID: 31073486]
Al-Subu A Jooste E Hornik CP Fleming GA Cheifetz IM Ofori-Amanfo G Correlation between minute carbon dioxide elimination and pulmonary blood flow in single-ventricle patients after stage 1 palliation and 2-ventricle patients with intracardiac shunts: A pilot study. Paediatr Anaesth . 2018 Jul;28(7):618-624
[PubMed ID: 30133920]
Kojima T Laverriere EK Owen EB Harwayne-Gidansky I Shenoi AN Napolitano N Rehder KJ Adu-Darko MA Nett ST Spear D Meyer K Giuliano JS Jr Tarquinio KM Sanders RC Jr Lee JH Simon DW Vanderford PA Lee AY Brown CA 3rd Skippen PW Breuer RK Toedt-Pingel I Parsons SJ Gradidge EA Glater LB Culver K Li S Polikoff LA Howell JD Nuthall G Bysani GK Graciano AL Emeriaud G Saito O Orioles A Walson K Jung P Al-Subu AM Ikeyama T Shetty R Yoder KM Nadkarni VM Nishisaki A National Emergency Airway Registry for Children (NEAR4KIDS) Collaborators and Pediatric Acute Lung Injury and Sepsis Investigators (PALISI). Clinical Impact of External Laryngeal Manipulation During Laryngoscopy on Tracheal Intubation Success in Critically Ill Children. Pediatr Crit Care Med . 2018 Feb;19(2):106-114
[PubMed ID: 29140970]
Al-Subu AM Hagen S Eldridge M Boriosi J Aerosol therapy through high flow nasal cannula in pediatric patients. Expert Rev Respir Med . 2017 Dec;11(12):945-953
[PubMed ID: 28994337]
Al-Subu AM Rehder KJ Cheifetz IM Turner DA Non invasive monitoring in mechanically ventilated pediatric patients. Expert Rev Respir Med . 2014 Dec;8(6):693-702
[PubMed ID: 25119483]
Northcutt M Al-Subu A Bella B Elitsur Y Safety of infliximab in children with IBD: the experience of an academic center in WV. W V Med J . 2014 May-Jun;110(3):26-9
[PubMed ID: 24984403]
Gill RK Al-Subu A Elitsur Y Gupta R Treem WR Rabinowitz S Schwarz SM Prevalence and characteristics of eosinophilic esophagitis in 2 ethnically distinct pediatric populations. J Allergy Clin Immunol . 2014 Feb;133(2):576-7
[PubMed ID: 24342547]
Denning KL Al-Subu A Elitsur Y Immunoreactivity of p53 and Ki-67 for dysplastic changes in children with eosinophilic esophagitis. Pediatr Dev Pathol . 2013 Sep-Oct;16(5):331-6
[PubMed ID: 23718721]
Alrazzak BA Al-Subu A Elitsur Y Etiology and management of esophageal impaction in children: A review of 11 years. Avicenna J Med . 2013 Apr;3(2):33-6
[PubMed ID: 23930240]