MEDICAL SERVICES

Departments

Languages

  • English

EDUCATION

Medical School

  • Medical College of Wisconsin , 1997 , Milwawkee , WI

Internship

  • Children's National Medical Center , 1998 , Boston , MA

Residency

Pediatrics
  • Childrens National Medical Center , 2000 , Washington, DC

Fellowship

Pediatric Emergency Medicine
  • St. Louis Children's Hospital , 2003 , St. Louis , MO

CERTIFICATIONS

  • American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatric Emergency Medicine
  • American Board of Pediatrics, General Pediatrics

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. Kantor DB, Hirshberg EL, McDonald MC, Griffin J, Buccigrosso T, Stenquist N, Smallwood CD, Nelson KA, Zurakowski D, Phipatanakul W, Hirschhorn JN. Fluid Balance Is Associated with Clinical Outcomes and Extravascular Lung Water in Children with Acute Asthma Exacerbation. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2018 May 01; 197(9):1128-1135. View abstract
  3. Kantor DB, McDonald MC, Stenquist N, Schultz BJ, Smallwood CD, Nelson KA, Phipatanakul W, Hirschhorn JN. Omalizumab Is Associated with Reduced Acute Severity of Rhinovirus-triggered Asthma Exacerbation. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2016 12 15; 194(12):1552-1555. View abstract
  4. Nelson KA, Morrow C, Wingerter SL, Bachur RG, Neuman MI. Impact of Chest Radiography on Antibiotic Treatment for Children With Suspected Pneumonia. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2016 Aug; 32(8):514-9. View abstract
  5. Shah S, Bourgeois F, Mannix R, Nelson K, Bachur R, Neuman MI. Emergency Department Management of Febrile Respiratory Illness in Children. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2016 Jul; 32(7):429-34. View abstract
  6. Kantor DB, Stenquist N, McDonald MC, Schultz BJ, Hauptman M, Smallwood CD, Nelson KA, Perzanowski MS, Matsui EC, Phipatanakul W, Hirschhorn JN. Rhinovirus and serum IgE are associated with acute asthma exacerbation severity in children. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2016 11; 138(5):1467-1471.e9. View abstract
  7. Cruz CI, Farrell CA, Nelson KA, Levy JA. Abdominal Lymphatic Malformation Presenting as Acute Abdominal Pain: A Common Pediatric Complaint, but an Unusual Diagnosis. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2016 May; 32(5):315-7. View abstract
  8. Nelson KA, Garbutt JM, Wallendorf MJ, Trinkaus KM, Strunk RC. Primary care visits for asthma monitoring over time and association with acute asthma visits for urban Medicaid-insured children. J Asthma. 2014 Nov; 51(9):907-12. View abstract
  9. Hulten E, Bittencourt MS, Ghoshhajra B, O'Leary D, Christman MP, Blaha MJ, Truong Q, Nelson K, Montana P, Steigner M, Rybicki F, Hainer J, Brady TJ, Hoffmann U, Di Carli MF, Nasir K, Abbara S, Blankstein R. Incremental prognostic value of coronary artery calcium score versus CT angiography among symptomatic patients without known coronary artery disease. Atherosclerosis. 2014 Mar; 233(1):190-5. View abstract
  10. Mistry RD, Wedin T, Balamuth F, McGowan KL, Ellison AM, Nelson KA, McLoughlin RJ, Alpern ER. Emergency department epidemiology of pneumococcal bacteremia in children since the institution of widespread PCV7 vaccination. J Emerg Med. 2013 Dec; 45(6):813-20. View abstract
  11. Nelson KA, Zorc JJ. Asthma update. Pediatr Clin North Am. 2013 Oct; 60(5):1035-48. View abstract
  12. Nelson KA, Highstein G, Garbutt J, Trinkaus K, Smith SR, Strunk RC. Factors associated with attaining coaching goals during an intervention to improve child asthma care. Contemp Clin Trials. 2012 Sep; 33(5):912-9. View abstract
  13. Aronson PL, Nelson KA, Mercer-Rosa L, Donoghue A. Neisseria sicca endocarditis requiring mitral valve replacement in a previously healthy adolescent. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2011 Oct; 27(10):959-62. View abstract
  14. Nelson KA, Highstein GR, Garbutt J, Trinkaus K, Fisher EB, Smith SR, Strunk RC. A randomized controlled trial of parental asthma coaching to improve outcomes among urban minority children. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2011 Jun; 165(6):520-6. View abstract
  15. Nelson KA, Lee P, Trinkaus K, Strunk RC. Exhaled nitric oxide levels during treatment of pediatric acute asthma exacerbations and association with the need for hospitalization. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2011 Apr; 27(4):249-55. View abstract
  16. Zonfrillo MR, Nelson KA, Durbin DR. Emergency physicians' knowledge and provision of child passenger safety information. Acad Emerg Med. 2011 Feb; 18(2):145-51. View abstract
  17. Iceland J, Nelson KA. The residential segregation of mixed-nativity married couples. Demography. 2010 Nov; 47(4):869-93. View abstract
  18. Nelson KA, Zorc JJ. Management of acute asthma. Adolesc Med State Art Rev. 2010 Apr; 21(1):21-33, vii. View abstract
  19. Zonfrillo MR, Nelson KA, Durbin DR, Kallan MJ. The association of weight percentile and motor vehicle crash injury among 3 to 8 year old children. Ann Adv Automot Med. 2010; 54:193-9. View abstract
  20. Iceland J, Goyette KA, Nelson KA, Chan C. Racial and Ethnic Residential Segregation and Household Structure: A Research Note* Soc Sci Res. 2010 Jan; 39(1):39-47. View abstract
  21. Nelson KA, Boslaugh SE, Hodge D. Risk factors for extremely long length-of-stay among pediatric emergency patients. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2009 Dec; 25(12):835-40. View abstract
  22. Garbutt J, Highstein G, Nelson KA, Rivera-Spoljaric K, Strunk R. Detection and home management of worsening asthma symptoms. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2009 Dec; 103(6):469-73. View abstract
  23. Nelson KA, Freiner D, Garbutt J, Trinkaus K, Bruns J, Sterkel R, Smith SR, Strunk RC. Acute asthma management by a pediatric after-hours call center. Telemed J E Health. 2009 Jul-Aug; 15(6):538-45. View abstract
  24. Garbutt JM, Freiner D, Highstein GR, Nelson KA, Smith SR, Strunk RC. Home use of albuterol for asthma exacerbations. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2009 Jun; 102(6):504-9. View abstract
  25. Nelson KA, Meadows L, Yan Y, Schootman M, Strunk RC. Asthma prevalence in low-income urban elementary school students in St. Louis, 1992 and 2004. J Pediatr. 2009 Jan; 154(1):111-5. View abstract
  26. Nelson KA, Smith SR, Trinkaus K, Jaffe DM. Pilot study of oral montelukast added to standard therapy for acute asthma exacerbations in children aged 6 to 14 years. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2008 Jan; 24(1):21-7. View abstract
  27. Corneli HM, Zorc JJ, Mahajan P, Majahan P, Shaw KN, Holubkov R, Reeves SD, Ruddy RM, Malik B, Nelson KA, Bregstein JS, Brown KM, Denenberg MN, Lillis KA, Cimpello LB, Tsung JW, Borgialli DA, Baskin MN, Teshome G, Goldstein MA, Monroe D, Dean JM, Kuppermann N. A multicenter, randomized, controlled trial of dexamethasone for bronchiolitis. N Engl J Med. 2007 Jul 26; 357(4):331-9. View abstract
  28. Nelson KA, Lee P, Yan Y, Hodgdon K, Schootman M, Strunk RC. Effect of peak expiratory flow rate measurement on exhaled nitric oxide levels in children with asthma. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2007 Jan; 119(1):245-6. View abstract