Courtney Gidengil

Courtney Gidengil, MD, MPH

Assistant in Medicine

Instructor in Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

  • Contact: 617-919-2900

  • Fax: 617-730-0255

Medical Services


  • Infections in Immunocompromised Children
  • Infectious Disease


  • Infectious Diseases
  • Medicine


  • Division of Infectious Diseases
To schedule an appointment: Call 617-919-2900

Experience and Education



McGill University,

Montreal, Canada

Medical School

McGill University,

Montreal, Canada

Graduate School

Harvard School of Public Health,

Boston, MA


Pediatrics Infectious Diseases - Boston Children's Hospital,

Boston, MA


Pediatrics - Rhode Island Hospital,

Providence, RI


  • Pediatrics

  • Pediatric Infectious Diseases


Publications powered by Harvard Catalyst Profiles
  1. Rudin RS, Schneider EC, Predmore Z, Gidengil CA. Knowledge gaps inhibit health IT development for coordinating complex patients' care. Am J Manag Care. 2016; 22(9):e317-22.
  2. Leyenaar JK, Desai AD, Burkhart Q, Parast L, Roth CP, McGalliard J, Marmet J, Simon TD, Allshouse C, Britto MT, Gidengil CA, Elliott MN, McGlynn EA, Mangione-Smith R. Quality Measures to Assess Care Transitions for Hospitalized Children. Pediatrics. 2016 Aug; 138(2).
  3. Gidengil CA, Linder JA, Beach S, Setodji CM, Hunter G, Mehrotra A. Using Clinical Vignettes to Assess Quality of Care for Acute Respiratory Infections. Inquiry. 2016; 53.
  4. Gidengil CA, Mehrotra A, Beach S, Setodji C, Hunter G, Linder JA. What Drives Variation in Antibiotic Prescribing for Acute Respiratory Infections? J Gen Intern Med. 2016 Aug; 31(8):918-24.
  5. Semigran HL, Linder JA, Gidengil C, Mehrotra A. Evaluation of symptom checkers for self diagnosis and triage: audit study. BMJ. 2015; 351:h3480.
  6. Mehrotra A, Gidengil CA, Setodji CM, Burns RM, Linder JA. Antibiotic prescribing for respiratory infections at retail clinics, physician practices, and emergency departments. Am J Manag Care. 2015 Apr; 21(4):294-302.
  7. Gidengil CA, Predmore Z, Mattke S, van Busum K, Kim B. Breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma: a systematic review. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2015 Mar; 135(3):713-20.
  8. Gidengil CA, Linder JA, Hunter G, Setodji C, Mehrotra A. The volume-quality relationship in antibiotic prescribing: when more isn't better. Inquiry. 2015; 52.
  9. Kim B, Predmore ZS, Mattke S, van Busum K, Gidengil CA. Breast Implant-associated Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma: Updated Results from a Structured Expert Consultation Process. Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open. 2015 Jan; 3(1):e296.
  10. Gidengil CA, Gay C, Huang SS, Platt R, Yokoe D, Lee GM. Cost-effectiveness of strategies to prevent methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus transmission and infection in an intensive care unit. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2015 Jan; 36(1):17-27.
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  12. Gidengil C, Mangione-Smith R, Bailey LC, Cawthon ML, McGlynn EA, Nakamura MM, Schiff J, Schuster MA, Schneider EC. Using Medicaid and CHIP claims data to support pediatric quality measurement: lessons from 3 centers of excellence in measure development. Acad Pediatr. 2014 Sep-Oct; 14(5 Suppl):S76-81.
  13. Maglione MA, Das L, Raaen L, Smith A, Chari R, Newberry S, Shanman R, Perry T, Goetz MB, Gidengil C. Safety of vaccines used for routine immunization of U.S. children: a systematic review. Pediatrics. 2014 Aug; 134(2):325-37.
  14. Gidengil CA, Kruskal BA, Lee GM. Initial Antibiotic Choice in the Treatment of Group A Streptococcal Pharyngitis and Return Visit Rates. J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc. 2013 Dec; 2(4):361-7.
  15. Parker AM, Vardavas R, Marcum CS, Gidengil CA. Conscious consideration of herd immunity in influenza vaccination decisions. Am J Prev Med. 2013 Jul; 45(1):118-21.
  16. Gidengil C, Lieu TA, Payne K, Rusinak D, Messonnier M, Prosser LA. Parental and societal values for the risks and benefits of childhood combination vaccines. Vaccine. 2012 May 14; 30(23):3445-52.
  17. Gidengil CA, Parker AM, Zikmund-Fisher BJ. Trends in risk perceptions and vaccination intentions: a longitudinal study of the first year of the H1N1 pandemic. Am J Public Health. 2012 Apr; 102(4):672-9.
  18. Sandora TJ, Fung M, Flaherty K, Helsing L, Scanlon P, Potter-Bynoe G, Gidengil CA, Lee GM. Epidemiology and risk factors for Clostridium difficile infection in children. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2011 Jul; 30(7):580-4.
  19. Gidengil CA, Dutta-Linn MM, Messonnier ML, Rusinak D, Lieu TA. Financial barriers to the adoption of combination vaccines by pediatricians. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2010 Dec; 164(12):1138-44.
  20. Pollack CE, Gidengil C, Mehrotra A. The growth of retail clinics and the medical home: two trends in concert or in conflict? Health Aff (Millwood). 2010 May; 29(5):998-1003.
  21. Gidengil CA, Rusinak D, Allred NJ, Luff D, Lee GM, Lieu TA. Financial barriers to implementing combination vaccines: perspectives from pediatricians and policy makers. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2009 Jun; 48(5):539-47.
  22. Gidengil C, Kruskal B, Lee GM. Initial Antibiotic Choice and Recurrent Group A Streptococcus Pharyngitis in Children. 48th Annual ICAAC/IDSA 46th Annual Meeting. 2008.
  23. Sandora TJ, Gidengil CA, Lee GM. Pertussis vaccination for health care workers. Clin Microbiol Rev. 2008 Jul; 21(3):426-34.
  24. Gidengil CA, Sandora TJ, Lee GM. Tetanus-diphtheria-acellular pertussis vaccination of adults in the USA. Expert Rev Vaccines. 2008 Jul; 7(5):621-34.
  25. Gidengil C, Eisenberg MJ. Comparison of functional testing patterns after coronary artery bypass grafting in Canada and in the United States. Am J Cardiol. 2001 Apr 1; 87(7):899-901.
  26. Gidengil C, Eisenberg MJ. Comparison of functional testing patterns after coronary artery bypass grafting in Canada and the United States. American Journal of Cardiology. 2001; 87(7):899-901.
  27. Gidengil C, Garzon P, Eisenberg MJ. Functional testing after percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty in Canada and the United States: a survey of practice patterns. Can J Cardiol. 2000 Jun; 16(6):739-46.
  28. Gidengil C, Garzon P, Eisenberg MJ. Functional testing after percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty in Canada and the United States: a survey of practice patterns. Canadian Journal of Cardiology. 2000; 16(6):739-746.
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