Elliot Melendez

Elliot Melendez, MD

Associate Director of Safety and Quality, Division of Medicine Critical Care

Instructor in Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

  • Contact: 617-355-4522

  • Fax: 1-888-883-9238

Medical Services


  • Critical Care
  • Emergency Medicine


  • Medicine Critical Care
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Medicine


  • Medicine Intensive Care Unit
  • Emergency Medicine
To schedule an appointment: Call 617-355-4522

Experience and Education


Medical School

Harvard Medical School, 1999

Boston, MA


Boston Combined Residency Program in Pediatrics - Boston Children's Hospital , 1999-2002

Boston, MA


Pediatric Emergency Medicine - Boston Children's Hospital , 2006

Boston, MA


Pediatric Critical Care - Massachusetts General Hospital for Children, 2006

Boston, MA


  • Pediatrics

  • Pediatric Critical Care

  • Pediatric Emergency Medicine


Publications powered by Harvard Catalyst Profiles
  1. Melendez E, Bachur R. Quality improvement in pediatric sepsis. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2015 Jun; 27(3):298-302.
  2. Paul R, Melendez E, Stack A, Capraro A, Monuteaux M, Neuman MI. Improving adherence to PALS septic shock guidelines. Pediatrics. 2014 May; 133(5):e1358-66.
  3. Paul R, Neuman MI, Monuteaux MC, Melendez E. Adherence to PALS Sepsis Guidelines and Hospital Length of Stay. Pediatrics. 2012 Aug; 130(2):e273-80.
  4. Melendez E, Goldstein AM, Sagar P, Badizadegan K. Case records of the Massachusetts General Hospital. Case 3-2012. A newborn boy with vomiting, diarrhea, and abdominal distention. N Engl J Med. 2012 Jan 26; 366(4):361-72.
  5. Scott H, Melendez E, Cruz AT. Mortality after fluid bolus in African children with sepsis. N Engl J Med. 2011 Oct 6; 365(14):1350-1; author reply 1351-3.
  6. Melendez E, Harper MB. Risk of serious bacterial infection in isolated and unsuspected neutropenia. Acad Emerg Med. 2010 Feb; 17(2):163-7.
  7. Gupta P, Tobias JD, Goyal S, Miller MD, Melendez E, Noviski N, De Moor MM, Mehta V. Sudden cardiac death under anesthesia in pediatric patient with Williams syndrome: a case report and review of literature. Ann Card Anaesth. 2010 Jan-Apr; 13(1):44-8.
  8. Melendez E, Bachur R. Serious adverse events during procedural sedation with ketamine. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2009 May; 25(5):325-8.
  9. Melendez E, Bachur R. Advances in the emergency management of pediatric sepsis. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2006 Jun; 18(3):245-53.
  10. Melendez E, Harper MB. Utility of sepsis evaluation in infants 90 days of age or younger with fever and clinical bronchiolitis. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2003 Dec; 22(12):1053-6.
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