Dr. Peter Reardon MD,FRCPC


Dr. Peter Reardon MD,FRCPC


Room: The Ottawa Hospital, Civic and General Campuses

Personal E-mail: peter.reardon1@gmail.com

Dr. Peter Reardon


Medical School

Dalhousie Medical School, (2014)


RCPSC Emergency Medicine


Critical Care Medicine, University of Ottawa

Personal Interests

“You can’t climb the ladder of success with your hands in your pockets”
-Arnold Schwarzenegger


Peer Reviewed

  • Reardon PM, Yadav K, Hendin A, Hickey M. Contemporary Management of High-risk Pulmonary Embolism: The Clot Thickens. Journal of Intensive Care Medicine. Epub ahead of print. August 2018
  • Reardon PM, Fernando SM, Van Katwyk S, Thavorn K, Kobewka D, Tanuseputro P, Rosenberg E, Wan C, Vanderspank-Wright B, Kubelik D, Devlin RA, Kyeremanteng K. Characteristics, Outcomes and Cost Patterns of High Cost Patients in the Intensive Care Unit. Critical Care Research and Practice. Epub ahead of print. August 2018
  • Reardon PM, Krolczyk G. Massive Subcutaneous Emphysema During Bag-mask Ventilation After Failed Intubation. Canadian Journal of Anesthesia. Epub ahead of print. August 2018
  • Fernando SM, Reardon PM, McIsaac DI, Eagles D, Murphy K, Tanuseputro P, Heyland DK, Kyeremanteng K. Outcomes of Older Hospitalized Patients Requiring Rapid Response Team Activation for Acute Deterioration. Crit Care Med. Epub ahead of print. August 2018
  • Reardon PM, Fernando SM, Murphy K, Rosenberg E, Kyeremanteng K. Factors Associated with Delayed Rapid Response Team Activation. Journal of Critical Care. 2018: 46: 73-78.
  • Fernando SM, Reardon PM, Rochwerg B, Shapiro NI, Yealy DM, Seely AJE, Perry JJ, Barnaby DP, Murphy K, Tanuseputro P, Kyeremanteng K. Sepsis-3 Septic Shock Criteria and Associated Mortality Among Infected Hospitalized Patients Assessed by a Rapid Response Team. Chest 2018. Epub ahead of print
  • Fernando SM, Reardon PM, Scales DC, Murphy K, Tanuseputro P, Heyland DK, Kyeremanteng K. Prevalence, Risk Factors, and Clinical Consequences of Recurrent Activation of a Rapid Response Team: A Multicentre Observational Study. J Intensive Care Med 2018. Epub ahead of print
  • Fernando SM, Rochwerg B, Reardon PM, Thavorn K, Seely AJE, Perry JJ, Barnaby DP, Tanuseputro P, Kyeremanteng K. Emergency Department Disposition Decisions and Associated Mortality and Costs in ICU Patients with Suspected Infection. Critical Care 2018. Epub ahead of print
  • Fernando SM, Reardon PM, Ball IM, Van Katwyk S, Thavorn K, Tanuseputro P, Rosenberg E, Kyeremanteng K.. Outcomes and Costs of Patients Admitted to the Intensive Care Unit Due to Accidental or Intentional Poisoning.              J Intensive Care Medicine 2018. Epub ahead of print
  • Fernando SM, Reardon PM, Bagshaw SM, Scales DC, Murphy K, Shen J, Tanuseputro P, Heyland DK, Kyeremanteng K. Impact of nighttime Rapid Response Team activation on outcomes of hospitalized patients with acute deterioration. Critical Care 2018. 22:62
  •  Fernando SM, Reardon PM, Dowlatshahi D, English SW, Thavorn K, Tanuseputro P, Perry JJ, Rosenberg E, Wijdicks EF, Heyland DK, Kyeremanteng K. Outcomes and Costs of Patients Admitted to the ICU Due to Spontaneous Intracranial Hemorrhage. Crit Care Med. 2018: 46(5):e395-e403
  • Murphy L, Kovacs G, Reardon PM, Law JA. Comparison of the King Vision Video Laryngoscope with the Macintosh Direct Laryngoscope in Normal and Difficult Airway Simulations: A Cadaver and Manikin Study. J Emer Med. 2014:47(2):239-46
  • Reardon PM, Magee K. Epinephrine in Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest: A Critical Review. World J Emerg Med 2013;4(2):85-91
  • Reardon PM, Reardon M. Listeria Monocytogenes Meningitis in a Previously Healthy and Immunocompetent Adult. DMJ 2013 Fall;40(1):17-20
  • Reardon PM, Murphy L. Dalhousie Emergency Department Case of the Month: “What’s All the Buzz About?” Canadian Journal of Diagnosis. October 2012
  • Reardon PM, Cajee I. Diagnose This: An 88-year Old Woman with Syncope. DMJ 2012 Summer;39(1):5-7

In Review

  • Reardon PM, Patrick S, Taljaard M, Thavorn K, Huang L, Mukarram M, Kim SM, Le Gal G, Thiruganasambandamoorthy V. Diagnostic Accuracy and Financial Implications of Age Adjusted D-Dimer Strategies for the Diagnosis of Deep Venous Thrombosis in the Emergency Department. Submitted to CJEM June 2018

Textbook Chapters

  • Reardon PM, Cardinal P, Slutsky A, Brochard L. 2018 Severe Hypoxemia and Intra-pulmonary Shunt in Cardinal P (First Edition), Navigating Medical Emergencies: An Interactive Guide to Patient Management. Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

Open Access Medicine

  • Reardon PM, Thavanathan R. Best Case Ever 74: Coding in the CT Scanner. EM Cases Podcast. Published online: August 2018. Available from: https://bit.ly/2v7dK2p
  • Hickey M, Reardon PM. Systemic Fibrinolysis in Acute Pulmonary Embolism. EM Ottawa Blog. Accepted May 2018, in press.
  • Reardon PM. Video versus Direct Laryngoscopy: Calling for Truce in the Arms Race. EM Ottawa Blog. Published Online: October 2017. Available from: https://bit.ly/2nFL8Jj
  • Reardon PM. Diagnosis on Sight: Swollen Leg. Academic Life in Emergency Medicine. Published Online June 14th, 2016. Available from: https://bit.ly/2MPi6Sq
  • Reardon PM. Ultrasound for the Win: 43 Year-old Man with Syncope. Academic Life in Emergency Medicine. Published Online April 21st, 2016. Available from: https://bit.ly/2nFPQa3
  • Mattu A, Reardon PM. ECG Case of the Week. Published Online: November 2014

Humanities Publications

  • Reardon PM, Gravel J. Where Will Cuts Fall on Medical Residencies? Toronto Star. Published Online September 4th, 2015. Available from: http://goo.gl/AB5DQK
  • Reardon PM. An Elective in Perspective. Canadian Medical Association Journal. Published Online July 23rd, 2014. Available from: https://cmajblogs.com/an-elective-in-perspective/

Ongoing Research Interests

  • Reardon PM, Murphy K, Shen J, Parimbelli E, Michalowski W, Kyeremanteng K. A Machine Learning Algorithm to Predict Mortality in Patients seen by the Rapid Response Team. In progress


  • 2017 QuSa Critical Care research grant, University of Ottawa
  • 2014 Dr. Robert F. Sharf Award in Emergency Medicine, Dalhousie University
  • 2010-2014 Ross Stewart Smith Scholarship, Dalhousie University
  • 2012 Patrick Madore Memorial Research Endowment, Dalhousie University

Fields of Interest

  • Difficult Airway Management
  • Critical Care Ultrasound and Resuscitative TEE
  • Clinical Applications of Machine Learning Models
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