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Jason Levy, MD, RDMS

Jason Levy MD
Department:
Medicine Research
Division
Emergency Medicine Research
Hospital Title:
Associate Clinical Director, Division of Emergency Division
Academic Title:
Assistant Professor in Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Research Focus Area:
UltrasoundDehydrationClinical Operations

About Dr. Levy:

Jason Levy received his MD from the Medical College of Georgia. He completed a residency in Pediatrics at Northwestern University Children’s Hospital and a fellowship in Pediatric Emergency Medicine at Boston Children’s Hospital.  Dr. Levy went on to receive additional training in pediatric point-of-care ultrasound and served as the Director of Emergency Ultrasound until 2014. He assumed the role of Associate Clinical Director in 2015 and now focuses on emergency department clinical operations.

Research Overview:

Dr. Levy’s initial research interests focused on two broad topics: children presenting with signs and symptoms of dehydration and the use of point-of-care ultrasound in the pediatric emergency department. He has recently focused his efforts on aspects of emergency department efficiency and clinical operations.

Publications

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  1. Michelson KA, Bachur RG, Levy JA. The impact of critically ill children on paediatric ED medication timeliness. Emerg Med J. 2016 Sep 28.
  2. 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.
  3. Werner HC, Vieira RL, Rempell RG, Levy JA. An Educational Intervention to Improve Ultrasound Competency in Ultrasound-Guided Central Venous Access. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2016 Jan; 32(1):1-5.
  4. Levy JA, Marchand M, Iorio L, Cassini W, Zahalsky MP. Determining the Feasibility of Managing Erectile Dysfunction in Humans With Placental-Derived Stem Cells. J Am Osteopath Assoc. 2016 Jan; 116(1):e1-5.
  5. Levy JA, Marchand M, Iorio L, Zribi G, Zahalsky MP. Effects of Stem Cell Treatment in Human Patients With Peyronie Disease. J Am Osteopath Assoc. 2015 Oct; 115(10):e8-13.
  6. Levy JA, Waltzman M, Monuteaux MC, Bachur RG. Value of point-of-care ketones in assessing dehydration and acidosis in children with gastroenteritis. Acad Emerg Med. 2013 Nov; 20(11):1146-50.
  7. Vieira RL, Hsu D, Nagler J, Chen L, Gallagher R, Levy JA. Pediatric emergency medicine fellow training in ultrasound: consensus educational guidelines. Acad Emerg Med. 2013 Mar; 20(3):300-6.
  8. Levy JA, Bachur RG, Monuteaux MC, Waltzman M. Intravenous dextrose for children with gastroenteritis and dehydration: a double-blind randomized controlled trial. Ann Emerg Med. 2013 Mar; 61(3):281-8.
  9. Levy JA, Bachur RG. Bedside ultrasound in the pediatric emergency department. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2008 Jun; 20(3):235-42.
  10. Levy JA, Noble VE. Bedside ultrasound in pediatric emergency medicine. Pediatrics. 2008 May; 121(5):e1404-12.
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  12. Levy JA, Bachur RG. Intravenous dextrose during outpatient rehydration in pediatric gastroenteritis. Acad Emerg Med. 2007 Apr; 14(4):324-30.
  13. Jason Levy and Richard Bachur. Mock Code Scenario - Acute Renal Failure and Hyperkalemia. Pediatric Resuscitation: A Practical Approach, eds. Mark Roback and Stephen Teach. 2005.
  14. Nagler J, Levy JA, Bachur RG. Stridor in an infant with myelomeningocele. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2007 Jul; 23(7):478-81.
  15. Vieira RL, Levy JA. Bedside ultrasonography to identify hip effusions in pediatric patients. Ann Emerg Med. 2010 Mar; 55(3):284-9.
  16. Gallagher R, Vieira R, Levy J. Bedside ultrasonography in the pediatric emergency department: the focused assessment with sonography in trauma examination uncovers an occult intra-abdominal tumor. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2012 Oct; 28(10):1107-11.
  17. Kafri R, Levy J, Ginzberg MB, Oh S, Lahav G, Kirschner MW. Dynamics extracted from fixed cells reveal feedback linking cell growth to cell cycle. Nature. 2013 Feb 28; 494(7438):480-3.
  18. Vieira RL, Gallagher RA, Stack AM, Werner HC, Levy JA. Development and evaluation of a program for the use of ultrasound for central venous catheter placement in a pediatric emergency department. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2013 Dec; 29(12):1245-8.
  19. Deanehan J, Gallagher R, Vieira R, Levy J. Bedside hip ultrasonography in the pediatric emergency department: a tool to guide management in patients presenting with limp. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2014 Apr; 30(4):285-7.
  20. Gallagher RA, Levy JA. Advances in point-of-care ultrasound in pediatric emergency medicine. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2014 Jun; 26(3):265-71.
  21. Gallagher RA, Levy J, Vieira RL, Monuteaux MC, Stack AM. Ultrasound assistance for central venous catheter placement in a pediatric emergency department improves placement success rates. Acad Emerg Med. 2014 Sep; 21(9):981-6.
  22. Bachur RG, Levy JA, Callahan MJ, Rangel SJ, Monuteaux MC. Effect of Reduction in the Use of Computed Tomography on Clinical Outcomes of Appendicitis. JAMA Pediatr. 2015 Aug; 169(8):755-60.
  23. Adams CM, Neuman MI, Levy JA. Point-of-Care Ultrasonography for the Diagnosis of Pediatric Soft Tissue Infection. J Pediatr. 2016 Feb; 169:122-7.e1.
  24. Marin JR, Abo AM, Arroyo AC, Doniger SJ, Fischer JW, Rempell R, Gary B, Holmes JF, Kessler DO, Lam SH, Levine MC, Levy JA, Murray A, Ng L, Noble VE, Ramirez-Schrempp D, Riley DC, Saul T, Shah V, Sivitz AB, Tay ET, Teng D, Chaudoin L, Tsung JW, Vieira RL, Vitberg YM, Lewiss RE. Pediatric emergency medicine point-of-care ultrasound: summary of the evidence. Crit Ultrasound J. 2016 Dec; 8(1):16.
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