Kevin Valentine, MD

Kevin Valentine, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Medical Director, Quality Service

Email: kmvalent@iu.edu



Pediatric Cardiac Critical Care

Areas of Interest

Pediatric cardiac critical care, Safety, quality improvement

Dr. Kevin Valentine is active in many hospital-wide committes dealing with safety and quality initiatives.


2003 MD, Wayne State University
2006 Internship and residency, Children's Hospital of Michigan/Wayne State University
2009 Fellowship, Children's Hospital of Michigan/Wayne State University

Honors & Awards

10/2011-2012 Hour Magazine Detroit Top Docs
10/2009 Critical Care Best In-Training Abstract - American Academy of Pediatrics



Research & Grants

Copeptin: A practical means of identifying relative AVP deficiency after pediatric cardiac surgery.
Principal investigator for prospective trial of 120 patients after congenital heart surgery with cardiopulmonary bypass evaluating the relationship between serum levels of copeptin and vasopressin.

Evaluation of a morphine weaning protocol in pediatric intensive care patients.
Co-investigator in prospective evaluation of clinical opioid weaning protocol. A collaborating study with Wayne State University Eugene Applebaum College of Pharmacy

Representative Publications

Mastropietro CW, Barrett R, Davalos MC, Zidan M, Valentine KM, Delius RE, Walters HL. Cumulative Corticosteroid Exposure and Infection Risk after Complex Pediatric Cardiac Surgery. Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 2013;95(6):2133-2139. PMID: 23602063
Major role in generating idea for study and minor role in manuscript preparation and proofreading

Mastropietro CW, Mahan M, Valentine KM, Clark JA, Hines PC, Walters HL, Delius RE, Sarnaik AP, Rossi NF. Copeptin as a Marker of Relative Arginine Vasopressin Deficiency after Pediatric Cardiac Surgery. Intensive Care Medicine 2012. 38(12): 2047-2054. PMID: 23093248
Co-investigator, responsible for enrolling subjects, data acquisition and manuscript revisions

Valentine, KM. Ethanol Lock Therapy for Catheter Associated Blood Stream Infections in a Pediatric Intensive Care Unit. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2011;12(6):e292-6. PMID: 21499184 Journal Impact Factor: 3.13; Citations: 4

Case Reports

Mastropietro, C., Valentine K. Early Administration of Intratracheal Surfactant (Calfactant) Following Hydrocarbon Aspiration. Pediatrics. 2011;127(6):e1600-4 PMID: 21624880

Valentine, KM, Mastropietro, C, Sarnaik, AP. Infantile Iron Poisoning: Challenges in Diagnosis and Management. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2009;10(3):e31-33. PMID: 19433938