Gary Fleisher, MD
Chair, Department of Medicine
|Academic Title||Egan Family Foundation Professor|
300 Longwood Avenue
Boston MA 02115
Gary Fleisher's research has focused on the emergency care of children, with a particularly emphasis on enhancing the understanding of the pathophysiology and management of serious infections. In the laboratory, he has developed models of sepsis that have allowed for the testing of new therapeutic interventions. His clinical research has focused on the diagnosis and treatment of patients with bacteremia and other infectious diseases. Additionally, his work has contributed to the introduction of various clinical procedures, new approaches to care for victims of trauma, enhanced utilization of resources in the emergency department, and innovative applications of computer technology, including real-time surveillance for bioterrorist events.
About Gary Fleisher
Gary Fleisher completed his internship, residency, and fellowship at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. He holds board certification in four specialties / subspecialties: Pediatrics, Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Emergency Medicine, and Pediatric Emergency Medicine.
- Fleisher G, Ludwig S. Textbook of Pediatric Emergency Medicine. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins 2000
- Malley R, Lipsitch M, Stack A, Saladino R, Fleisher G, Pelton S, Thompson C, Briles D, Anderson P: Intranasal immunization with killed unencapsulated whole cells prevents colonization and invasive disease by capsulated pneumococci. Infect Immun 2001;69:4870-3.
- Lee GM, Fleisher GR, Harper MB: Management of Febrile Children in the Age of the Conjugate Pneumococcal Vaccine: A cost-effectiveness analysis. Pediatrics 2001;108:835-44