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Thomas A. Nakagawa, M.D.Wake Forest School of Medicine

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Thomas A. Nakagawa, M.D.

Professor, Pediatric Critical Care
Section Head, Pediatric Critical Care


Clinical Specialties

Pediatric Critical Care, Traumatic Brain Injury, Critically Ill and Injured Children, Pediatric Organ Donation

Contact Information

Department: 336-716-2011

Email: tnakagaw@wakehealth.edu

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Education & Training

  • B.S., Texas Technical University Health Science Center , 1981
  • M.D., Texas Technical University Health Science Center , 1986
  • Internship, Pediatrics, Phoenix Hsps Affl Ped Prg, 1989
  • Fellowship, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Childrens Hosp Of L.A., 1992

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatrics, Pediatrics - Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
  • American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatrics, Pediatrics - Pediatrics

Memberships

  • Am Academy Of Pediatrics
  • North Carolina Medical Society
  • Soc Of Critical Care Medicine

NPI Number

  • 1518942473
Thomas A. Nakagawa, M.D.

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Thomas A. Nakagawa, M.D.

Professor, Pediatric Critical CareSection Head, Pediatric Critical Care
Pediatrics

Contact Information

Academic: 336-716-7194 | Department: 336-716-2011

Email: tnakagaw@wakehealth.edu

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Recent Publications

Bernat JL, Bleck TP, Blosser SA, Bratton SL, Capron AM, Cornell D, Devita MA, Fulda GJ, Glazier AK, Gries CJ, Mathur M, Nakagawa TA, Shemie SD. Circulatory death determination in uncontrolled organ donors: a panel viewpoint. Ann Emerg Med. 2014;63(4):384-390.


McCrory MC, Moore BA, Nakagawa TA, Givner LB, Jason DR, Palavecino EL, Ajizian SJ. Disseminated mucormycosis in an adolescent with newly diagnosed diabetes mellitus. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2014;():.

Nakagawa T, Mysore M, Mathur M. Acceptance of the 2011 revised pediatric brain death guidelines by pediatric intensivists: a follow-up survey [abstract]. Transplantation. 2014;98(Suppl 1):234.

Workman JK, Myrick CW, Meyers RL, Bratton SL, Nakagawa TA. Pediatric organ donation and transplantation. Pediatrics. 2013;131(6):e1723-1730.

Gries CJ, White DB, Truog RD, Dubois J, Cosio CC, Dhanani S, Chan KM, Corris P, Dark J, Fulda G, Glazier AK, Higgins R, Love R, Mason DP, Nakagawa TA, Shapiro R, Shemie S, Tracy MF, Travaline JM, Valapour M, West L, Zaas D, Halpern SD. An official American Thoracic Society/International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation/Society of Critical Care Medicine/Association of Organ and Procurement Organizations/. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2013;188(1):103-109.

Golding LP, Walsh MJ, Sumner TE, Nakagawa TA. Tracheobronchial calcifications in children. Pediatr Radiol. 2013;43(8):937-940.

Nakagawa T, Galbraith S, Quetschenbach J, DeLario G. Meeting donor management goals maximizes organ recovery in children [abstract]. Transplantation. 2013;96(10 Suppl):S221.

Nakagawa TA, Jarrah RJ, Ajizian SJ, Agarwal S, Copus SC. Apnea testing for determination of brain death in children supported with veno-arterial ECMO [abstract]. Transplantation. 2013;96(10 Suppl):S170.

Nakagawa TA. Determination of brain death in infants and children In: Nakagawa TA, Jacobs BR, eds. Current concepts in pediatric critical care. 2012 ed. Mount Prospect (IL): Society of Critical Care Medicine;2012: 125-139.

Nakagawa TA, Jacobs BR, eds. In: Current concepts in pediatric critical care. 2012 ed. Mount Prospect (IL): Society of Critical Care Medicine;2012: .



Nakagawa T, Ashwal S, Mathur M, Mysore M. Brain death in children: why does it have to be so complicated? [editorial]. Ann Neurol. 2012;72(2):300.

Levin J, Myrick C, Bratton S, Nakagawa T. Trends in pediatric donation after circulatory determination of death [abstract]. Crit Care Med. 2012;40(12 Suppl 1):874.

Spinella PC, Nakagawa TA, eds. In: Current concepts in pediatric critical care 2011. Mount Prospect (IL): Society of Critical Care Medicine;2011: .

Nakagawa TA. Management of hypertension emergencies in children In: Spinella PC, Nakagawa TA, eds. Current concepts in pediatric critical care 2011. Mount Prospect (IL): Society of Critical Care Medicine;2011: 107-112.

Nakagawa TA, Rigby MR, Bratton S, Shemie S, Ajizian SJ, Berkowitz I, Bowens CD, Cosio CC, Curley MAQ, Dhanani S, et al. A call for full public disclosure for donation after circulatory determination of death in children [letter]. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2011;12(3):375-377.

Nakagawa TA, Mou SS. The process of organ donation and pediatric donor management In: Fuhrman BP, Zimmerman JJ, Carcillo JA, eds. Pediatric critical care. 4th ed. Philadelphia: Mosby-Elsevier Saunders;2011: 122-131.

Nakagawa TA, Ashwal S, Mathur M, Mysore MR, Bruce D, Conway EE Jr, Duthie SE, Hamrick S, Harrison R, Kline AM, et al. Guidelines for the determination of brain death in infants and children: an update of the 1987 Task Force recommendations. Crit Care Med. 2011;39(9):2139-2155.


Bernat JL, Capron AM, Bleck TP, Blosser S, Bratton SL, Childress JF, DeVita MA, Fulda GJ, Gries CJ, Nakagawa TA, et al. The circulatory-respiratory determination of death in organ donation. Crit Care Med. 2010;38(3):963-970.

Nakagawa TA. Determination of brain death in infants and children In: Rowin ME, Spinella PC, eds. Current concepts in pediatric critical care. 14th ed. Mount Prospect (IL): Society of Critical Care Medicine;2010: 63-71.

Ajizian S, Cannon M, Edmunds S, Kolaski K, Nakagawa T, Ray G, Ross G, Tobin J, Mou S. Use of a remifentanyl/propofol mixture for painful procedures in children [abstract]. In: Abstracts of the 20th ESPNIC Medical & Nursing Annual Congress; 2009 June 14-17; Verona (Italy). 2009;():.

Nakagawa TA, Mou SS. The current state of pediatric organ donation In: Conway EE Jr, ed. Current concepts in pediatric critical care. Des Plaines (IL): Society of Critical Care Medicine;2007: 93-101.

Ajizian SJ, Nakagawa TA. Interfacility transport of the critically ill pediatric patient. Chest. 2007;132(4):1361-1367.

Mou SS, Nakagawa TA, Riemer EC, McLean TW, Hines MH, Shetty AK. Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis complicating influenza A infection. Pediatrics. 2006;118(1):e216-e219.

Nakagawa TA, Ajizian SJ. From donation to transplantation: management of the pediatric solid organ transplant recipient In: Conway EE Jr, Relvas MS, eds. Pediatric multiprofessional critical care review. Des Plaines (IL): Society of Critical Care Medicine;2006: 109-114.

Nakagawa TA. Brain death and management of the donor In: Conway EE Jr, Relvas MS, eds. Pediatric multiprofessional critical care review. Des Plaines (IL): Society of Critical Care Medicine;2006: 115-123.

Nakagawa TA, Mou SS. Management of the pediatric organ donor In: Rudow DL, Ohler L, Shafer T, eds. A clinician's guide to donation and transplantation. Lenexa (KS): Applied Measurement Professionals, Inc.;2006: 1-18.

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Professor, Pediatric Critical CareSection Head, Pediatric Critical Care

Clinical Specialties

Pediatric Critical Care, Traumatic Brain Injury, Critically Ill and Injured Children, Pediatric Organ Donation
Thomas A. Nakagawa, M.D.

Thomas A. Nakagawa, M.D.

Professor, Pediatric Critical CareSection Head, Pediatric Critical Care
Pediatrics

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