MEDICAL SERVICES

EDUCATION

Medical School

  • Technion Medical School , 1992 , Haifa , Israel

Internship

  • Rabin Medical Center , 1993 , Petach-Tikva , Israel

Residency

Pediatrics
  • Schnieder Children's Hospital , 1997 , Petach-Tikva , Israel

Fellowship

Pediatric Emergency Medicine
  • Boston Children's Hospital , 2005 , Boston , MA

PUBLICATIONS

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  1. Sundberg M, Perron CO, Kimia A, Landschaft A, Nigrovic LE, Nelson KA, Fine AM, Eisenberg M, Baskin MN, Neuman MI, Stack AM. A method to identify pediatric high-risk diagnoses missed in the emergency department. Diagnosis (Berl). 2018 Jun 27; 5(2):63-69. View abstract
  2. Kimia AA, Rudloe TF, Aprahamian N, McNamara J, Roberson D, Landschaft A, Vaughn J, Harper MB. Predictors of a drainable suppurative adenitis among children presenting with cervical adenopathy. Am J Emerg Med. 2018 May 05. View abstract
  3. Miller AF, Elman DM, Aronson PL, Kimia AA, Neuman MI. Epidemiology and Predictors of Orbital Fractures in Children. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2018 Jan; 34(1):21-24. View abstract
  4. Olson H, Rudloe T, Loddenkemper T, Harper MB, Kimia AA. Should patients with complex febrile seizure be admitted for further management? Am J Emerg Med. 2018 Aug; 36(8):1386-1390. View abstract
  5. Kimia AA, Williams S, Hadar PN, Landschaft A, Porter J, Bachur RG. Positive guaiac and bloody stool are poor predictors of intussusception. Am J Emerg Med. 2018 Jun; 36(6):931-934. View abstract
  6. Michelson KA, Lyons TW, Johnson KB, Nigrovic LE, Harper MB, Kimia AA. Utility of Lumbar Puncture in Children Presenting With Status Epilepticus. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2017 Aug; 33(8):544-547. View abstract
  7. Paydar-Darian N, Kimia AA, Lantos PM, Fine AM, Gordon CD, Gordon CR, Landschaft A, Nigrovic LE. Diagnostic Lumbar Puncture Among Children With Facial Palsy in a Lyme Disease Endemic Area. J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc. 2017 Jun 01; 6(2):205-208. View abstract
  8. Sansevere AJ, Avalone J, Strauss LD, Patel AA, Pinto A, Ramachandran M, Fernandez IS, Bergin AM, Kimia A, Pearl PL, Loddenkemper T. Diagnostic and Therapeutic Management of a First Unprovoked Seizure in Children and Adolescents With a Focus on the Revised Diagnostic Criteria for Epilepsy. J Child Neurol. 2017 Jul; 32(8):774-788. View abstract
  9. Miller KA, Kimia A, Monuteaux MC, Nagler J. In Reply to: Discrepancy Between Pediatric and Adult Patients Concerning Misplaced Endotracheal Tubes During Intubation. J Emerg Med. 2017 04; 52(4):578-579. View abstract
  10. Boyle TP, Kimia AA, Nigrovic LE. Validating a Clinical Prediction Rule for Ventricular Shunt Malfunction. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2017 Jan 17. View abstract
  11. McLaren SH, Monuteaux MC, Delaney AC, Landschaft A, Kimia AA. How Much Cerebrospinal Fluid Should We Remove Prior to Measuring a Closing Pressure? J Child Neurol. 2017 03; 32(4):356-359. View abstract
  12. Caffarelli M, Kimia AA, Torres AR. Acute Ataxia in Children: A Review of the Differential Diagnosis and Evaluation in the Emergency Department. Pediatr Neurol. 2016 12; 65:14-30. View abstract
  13. Hennelly KE, Baskin MN, Monuteuax MC, Hudgins J, Kua E, Commeree A, Kimia R, Lee EY, Kimia A, Neuman MI. Detection of Pulmonary Embolism in High-Risk Children. J Pediatr. 2016 Nov; 178:214-218.e3. View abstract
  14. Samuel N, Shavit I, Steiner IP, Kimia AA. A proactive approach to ED information technology: the case of pediatric procedural sedation. Am J Emerg Med. 2016 Sep; 34(9):1901-2. View abstract
  15. Miller KA, Kimia A, Monuteaux MC, Nagler J. Factors Associated with Misplaced Endotracheal Tubes During Intubation in Pediatric Patients. J Emerg Med. 2016 Jul; 51(1):9-18. View abstract
  16. Hodgeman RM, Kapur K, Paris A, Marti C, Can A, Kimia A, Loddenkemper T, Bergin A, Poduri A, Libenson M, Lamb N, Jafarpour S, Harini C. Effectiveness of once-daily high-dose ACTH for infantile spasms. Epilepsy Behav. 2016 06; 59:4-8. View abstract
  17. Lyons TW, Johnson KB, Michelson KA, Nigrovic LE, Loddenkemper T, Prabhu SP, Kimia AA. Yield of emergent neuroimaging in children with new-onset seizure and status epilepticus. Seizure. 2016 Feb; 35:4-10. View abstract
  18. Dorney K, Kimia A, Hannon M, Hennelly K, Meehan WP, Proctor M, Mooney DP, Glotzbecker M, Mannix R. Outcomes of pediatric patients with persistent midline cervical spine tenderness and negative imaging result after trauma. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2015 Nov; 79(5):822-7. View abstract
  19. Harini C, Nagarajan E, Kimia AA, de Carvalho RM, An S, Bergin AM, Takeoka M, Pearl PL, Loddenkemper T. Utility of initial EEG in first complex febrile seizure. Epilepsy Behav. 2015 Nov; 52(Pt A):200-4. View abstract
  20. Lessenich EM, Kimia AA, Mandeville K, Li J, Landschaft A, Tsai A, Bachur RG. The Frequency of Postreduction Interventions After Successful Enema Reduction of Intussusception. Acad Emerg Med. 2015 Sep; 22(9):1042-7. View abstract
  21. Kimia AA, Savova G, Landschaft A, Harper MB. An Introduction to Natural Language Processing: How You Can Get More From Those Electronic Notes You Are Generating. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2015 Jul; 31(7):536-41. View abstract
  22. Kimia AA, Bachur RG, Torres A, Harper MB. Febrile seizures: emergency medicine perspective. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2015 Jun; 27(3):292-7. View abstract
  23. Pingree EW, Kimia AA, Nigrovic LE. The effect of traumatic lumbar puncture on hospitalization rate for febrile infants 28 to 60 days of age. Acad Emerg Med. 2015 Feb; 22(2):240-3. View abstract
  24. Rudloe T, Prabhu SP, Gorman MP, Nigrovic LE, Harper MB, Landschaft A, Kimia AA. The Yield of Neuroimaging in Children Presenting to the Emergency Department With Acute Ataxia in the Post-Varicella Vaccine Era. J Child Neurol. 2015 Sep; 30(10):1333-9. View abstract
  25. Aprahamian N, Harper MB, Prabhu SP, Monuteaux MC, Sadiq Z, Torres A, Kimia AA. Pediatric first time non-febrile seizure with focal manifestations: is emergent imaging indicated? Seizure. 2014 Oct; 23(9):740-5. View abstract
  26. Boyle TP, Paldino MJ, Kimia AA, Fitz BM, Madsen JR, Monuteaux MC, Nigrovic LE. Comparison of rapid cranial MRI to CT for ventricular shunt malfunction. Pediatrics. 2014 Jul; 134(1):e47-54. View abstract
  27. Johnson KB, Michelson KA, Lyons TW, Nigrovic LE, Landschaft A, Loddenkemper T, Kimia AA. Pediatric status epilepticus: how common is cerebrospinal fluid pleocytosis in the absence of infection? Seizure. 2014 Aug; 23(7):573-5. View abstract
  28. Deanehan JK, Nigrovic PA, Milewski MD, Tan Tanny SP, Kimia AA, Smith BG, Nigrovic LE. Synovial fluid findings in children with knee monoarthritis in lyme disease endemic areas. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2014 Jan; 30(1):16-9. View abstract
  29. Agbo C, Lee L, Chiang V, Landscahft A, Kimia T, Monuteaux MC, Kimia AA. Magnet-related injury rates in children: a single hospital experience. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2013 Jul; 57(1):14-7. View abstract
  30. Deanehan JK, Kimia AA, Tan Tanny SP, Milewski MD, Talusan PG, Smith BG, Nigrovic LE. Distinguishing Lyme from septic knee monoarthritis in Lyme disease-endemic areas. Pediatrics. 2013 Mar; 131(3):e695-701. View abstract
  31. Rudloe TF, Schutzman S, Lee LK, Kimia AA. No longer a "nursemaid's" elbow: mechanisms, caregivers, and prevention. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2012 Aug; 28(8):771-4. View abstract
  32. Rogers EA, Kimia A, Madsen JR, Nigrovic LE, Neuman MI. Predictors of ventricular shunt infection among children presenting to a pediatric emergency department. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2012 May; 28(5):405-9. View abstract
  33. Capraro A, Stack A, Harper MB, Kimia A. Detecting unapproved abbreviations in the electronic medical record. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2012 Apr; 38(4):178-83. View abstract
  34. Kimia AA, Ben-Joseph E, Prabhu S, Rudloe T, Capraro A, Sarco D, Hummel D, Harper M. Yield of emergent neuroimaging among children presenting with a first complex febrile seizure. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2012 Apr; 28(4):316-21. View abstract
  35. Nigrovic LE, Kimia AA, Shah SS, Neuman MI. Relationship between cerebrospinal fluid glucose and serum glucose. N Engl J Med. 2012 Feb 09; 366(6):576-8. View abstract
  36. Fine AM, Brownstein JS, Nigrovic LE, Kimia AA, Olson KL, Thompson AD, Mandl KD. Integrating spatial epidemiology into a decision model for evaluation of facial palsy in children. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2011 Jan; 165(1):61-7. View abstract
  37. Hennelly K, Kimia A, Lee L, Jones D, Porter SC. Incidence of morbidity from penetrating palate trauma. Pediatrics. 2010 Dec; 126(6):e1578-84. View abstract
  38. Kimia AA, Johnston P, Capraro A, Harper MB. Occurrence of metabolic acidosis in pediatric emergency department patients as a data source for disease surveillance systems. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2010 Oct; 26(10):733-8. View abstract
  39. Kimia A, Ben-Joseph EP, Rudloe T, Capraro A, Sarco D, Hummel D, Johnston P, Harper MB. Yield of lumbar puncture among children who present with their first complex febrile seizure. Pediatrics. 2010 Jul; 126(1):62-9. View abstract
  40. Rudloe TF, Harper MB, Prabhu SP, Rahbar R, Vanderveen D, Kimia AA. Acute periorbital infections: who needs emergent imaging? Pediatrics. 2010 Apr; 125(4):e719-26. View abstract
  41. Kimia A, Lee L, Shannon M, Capraro A, Mays D, Johnston P, Hummel D, Shuman M. Holiday ornament-related injuries in children. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2009 Dec; 25(12):819-22. View abstract
  42. Aprahamian N, Lee L, Shannon M, Hummel D, Johnston P, Kimia A. Glass thermometer injuries: it is not just about the mercury. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2009 Oct; 25(10):645-7. View abstract
  43. Kimia AA, Waltzman ML, Shannon MW, Mays DL, Johnston PR, Hummel D, Ben-Joseph EP, Lee LK. Glass table-related injuries in children. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2009 Mar; 25(3):145-9. View abstract
  44. Kimia AA, Capraro AJ, Hummel D, Johnston P, Harper MB. Utility of lumbar puncture for first simple febrile seizure among children 6 to 18 months of age. Pediatrics. 2009 Jan; 123(1):6-12. View abstract
  45. Nigrovic LE, Thompson AD, Fine AM, Kimia A. Clinical predictors of Lyme disease among children with a peripheral facial palsy at an emergency department in a Lyme disease-endemic area. Pediatrics. 2008 Nov; 122(5):e1080-5. View abstract
  46. Kimia A, Brownstein JS, Olson KL, Zak V, Bourgeois FT, Mandl KD. Lumbar puncture ordering and results in the pediatric population: a promising data source for surveillance systems. Acad Emerg Med. 2006 Jul; 13(7):767-73. View abstract
  47. Kimia A, Zahavi I, Shapiro R, Rosenbach Y, Hirsh A, Druzd T, Yahav J, Dinari G. The role of Helicobacter pylori and gastritis in children with recurrent abdominal pain. Isr Med Assoc J. 2000 Feb; 2(2):126-8. View abstract
  48. Finkelstein Y, Aloni D, Kimia A, Sommer R, Sirota L. Deep venous thrombosis in a preterm newborn of a mother with activated protein C resistance. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 1998 Jun; 37(6):373-6. View abstract
  49. Haimi-Cohen Y, Soen G, Amir J, Kimia A, Varsano I. Coma with abnormal movements and prolonged cognitive disturbances: a new subset of acute encephalopathy. Neuropediatrics. 1996 Oct; 27(5):270-2. View abstract