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Yuri Shevchenko

Yuri Shevchenko, MD

Clinical Associate Professor of Anesthesiology

Department: Pediatrics

Specialties: Anesthesiology, Pediatrics


  • MD - Kharkov Medical Institute, Ukraine (1986)

Memberships / Professional Affiliations

  • International Anesthesia Research Society
  • American Society of Anesthesiologists
  • Society for Pediatric Anesthesia
  • Pennsylvania Society of Anesthesiologists
  • European Society of Anesthesiologists

Dr. Yuri Shevchenko is a pediatric anesthesiologist at St. Christopher's Hospital for Children, and is board certified in anesthesiology.

Clinical Services

Pediatric anesthesiology


  • Internal Medicine - Presbyterian Medical Center (1994)


  • Anesthesiology - Thomas Jefferson University Hospital (1997)


  • Pediatric Anesthesiology and Critical Care - St. Christopher's Hospital for Children (1998)
  • Pediatric Cardiac Anesthesiology - Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (1998)

Affiliated Hospitals

St. Christopher's Hospital for Children

Dr. Shevchenko is a clinical associate professor of pediatrics at Drexel University College of Medicine.


Recent Publications

"Complications of Bronchoscope Removal in an Infant with Innominate Artery"
Heyer M, Shevchenko Y, Rastogi M
Submitted as Case Report; accepted as Letter in Pediatric Anesthesia (ongoing)

"Laryngeal Cleft – How should we manage our Anesthetic?"
Basile ER, Shevchenko YO, Rastogi M
(In submission)

"A Unique Approach to Resolving a Difficult Intubation in a Patient with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy"
Heyer A, Shevchenko Y, Perekh J
J.Anaesth Clin Pharmacol 2010; 26(2); 257-258

"Airway management in a child with a penetrating pharyngeal wall foreign body injury.  A case report"
Shevchenko Y, Incollingo F.
AANA Journal, October 2007, Vol. 75, No. 5, Pg 329

"Anesthetic management of a difficult airway in a patient with epidermolysis bullosa: A case report"
Crowley KL, CRNA, MSN, Shevchenko Y
AANA Journal, August, 2004, Vol. 72, No. 4, Pg 261-3.

"Fiberoptic tracheal intubation through a laryngeal mask airway in a child with Treacher Collins syndrome"
Muraika L, Heyman JS, Shevchenko Y
Anesth Analg, 2003; 97:1298-1299.

"Anesthetic management of a patient with Stickler Syndrome. A case report and a brief review of the literature"
McRae VA, Rehman MA, Schwartz RE, Shevchenko Y
Am J Anesthesiol 2001; 28:293-95.

St. Christopher's Hospital for Children is a primary academic campus of Drexel University College of Medicine. Its physicians are non-compensated members of the teaching faculty of Drexel University College of Medicine and its clinical practices are independent of Drexel University.

Contact Information

Department of Anesthesiology
St. Christopher's Hospital for Children
160 East Erie Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19134