Mehrdad Jalili

Director, PICU, Pediatrics
School of Medicine

H.S. Clinical Professor, Pediatrics
School of Medicine

M.D., University of Isfahan, Teheran, Iran

Phone: (714) 456-6616
Fax: (714) 456-7658

University of California, Irvine
Bldg 2 - 3rd Floor
101 The City Drive
Mail Code: 4482
Orange, CA 92668
Research Interests
Pediatric pulmonary issues, critical care
Research Abstract
Dr. Jalili is involved in a multi-center study of patients with adult respiratory distress syndrome (UCLA, Memorial Miller Children's Hospital and UCI). In this type of respiratory failure, which has a high incidence of mortality and morbidity, two types of ventilator strategies are being evaluated, hoping to reduce some of the ill effects of conventional respirators.

Dr. Jalili is also in the process of setting up a protocol for using Heliox (a mixture of oxygen and helium) in severe asthmatics who are not responding to conventional treatment. This gas reduces the complications of severe asthma.
Professional Societies
Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics
Fellow, American College of Chest Physicians
Member, Society of Critical Care Medicine
Member, American Medical Association
Member, American Thoracic Society
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