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. Equitable and Timely Care of Febrile Neonates: A Cross-Sectional Study. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2021 Dec 01; 37(12):e1351-e1357. View abstract
  2. Utility of Blood Cultures and Empiric Antibiotics in Febrile Pediatric Hemophilia Patients With Central Venous Access Devices. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2021 Dec 01; 37(12):e1531-e1534. View abstract
  3. Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Pain Management of Children With Limb Fractures or Suspected Appendicitis: A Retrospective Cross-Sectional Study. Front Pediatr. 2021; 9:652854. View abstract
  4. Prediction of patient disposition: comparison of computer and human approaches and a proposed synthesis. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2021 07 30; 28(8):1736-1745. View abstract
  5. Is lymphangitic streaking associated with different pathogens? Am J Emerg Med. 2021 08; 46:34-37. View abstract
  6. Presentation, Diagnostic Evaluation, Management, and Rates of Serious Bacterial Infection in Infants With Acute Dacryocystitis Presenting to the Emergency Department. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2020 12; 39(12):1065-1068. View abstract
  7. Treadmill injuries in children. Am J Emerg Med. 2021 08; 46:495-498. View abstract
  8. Bacteriology of pediatric breast abscesses beyond the neonatal period. Am J Emerg Med. 2021 03; 41:193-196. View abstract
  9. Improving the prediction of streptococcal pharyngitis; time to move past exudate alone. Am J Emerg Med. 2021 07; 45:196-201. View abstract
  10. Variation in the Presentation of Intussusception by Age. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2020 Aug; 36(8):372-377. View abstract
  11. Impact of viral symptoms on the performance of the modified centor score to predict pediatric group A streptococcal pharyngitis. Am J Emerg Med. 2020 07; 38(7):1322-1326. View abstract
  12. C-reactive protein or erythrocyte sedimentation rate results reliably exclude invasive bacterial infections. Am J Emerg Med. 2019 08; 37(8):1510-1515. View abstract
  13. Validating a Clinical Prediction Rule for Ventricular Shunt Malfunction. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2018 Nov; 34(11):751-756. View abstract
  14. Predictors of Primary Intracranial Hypertension in Children Using a Newly Suggested Opening Pressure Cutoff of 280 mm H2O. Pediatr Neurol. 2019 02; 91:27-33. View abstract
  15. Pediatric Emergency Department Visits for Homelessness After Shelter Eligibility Policy Change. Pediatrics. 2018 11; 142(5). View abstract
  16. A method to identify pediatric high-risk diagnoses missed in the emergency department. Diagnosis (Berl). 2018 Jun 27; 5(2):63-69. View abstract
  17. Predictors of a drainable suppurative adenitis among children presenting with cervical adenopathy. Am J Emerg Med. 2019 01; 37(1):109-113. View abstract
  18. Epidemiology and Predictors of Orbital Fractures in Children. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2018 Jan; 34(1):21-24. View abstract
  19. Should patients with complex febrile seizure be admitted for further management? Am J Emerg Med. 2018 08; 36(8):1386-1390. View abstract
  20. Positive guaiac and bloody stool are poor predictors of intussusception. Am J Emerg Med. 2018 Jun; 36(6):931-934. View abstract
  21. Utility of Lumbar Puncture in Children Presenting With Status Epilepticus. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2017 Aug; 33(8):544-547. View abstract
  22. 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
  23. 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 07; 32(8):774-788. View abstract
  24. 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
  25. How Much Cerebrospinal Fluid Should We Remove Prior to Measuring a Closing Pressure? J Child Neurol. 2017 03; 32(4):356-359. View abstract
  26. 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
  27. Detection of Pulmonary Embolism in High-Risk Children. J Pediatr. 2016 Nov; 178:214-218.e3. View abstract
  28. 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
  29. Factors Associated with Misplaced Endotracheal Tubes During Intubation in Pediatric Patients. J Emerg Med. 2016 Jul; 51(1):9-18. View abstract
  30. Effectiveness of once-daily high-dose ACTH for infantile spasms. Epilepsy Behav. 2016 06; 59:4-8. View abstract
  31. Yield of emergent neuroimaging in children with new-onset seizure and status epilepticus. Seizure. 2016 Feb; 35:4-10. View abstract
  32. 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
  33. Utility of initial EEG in first complex febrile seizure. Epilepsy Behav. 2015 Nov; 52(Pt A):200-4. View abstract
  34. The Frequency of Postreduction Interventions After Successful Enema Reduction of Intussusception. Acad Emerg Med. 2015 Sep; 22(9):1042-7. View abstract
  35. 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
  36. Febrile seizures: emergency medicine perspective. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2015 Jun; 27(3):292-7. View abstract
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. Pediatric first time non-febrile seizure with focal manifestations: is emergent imaging indicated? Seizure. 2014 Oct; 23(9):740-5. View abstract
  40. Comparison of rapid cranial MRI to CT for ventricular shunt malfunction. Pediatrics. 2014 Jul; 134(1):e47-54. View abstract
  41. Pediatric status epilepticus: how common is cerebrospinal fluid pleocytosis in the absence of infection? Seizure. 2014 Aug; 23(7):573-5. View abstract
  42. Synovial fluid findings in children with knee monoarthritis in lyme disease endemic areas. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2014 Jan; 30(1):16-9. View abstract
  43. Magnet-related injury rates in children: a single hospital experience. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2013 Jul; 57(1):14-7. View abstract
  44. Distinguishing Lyme from septic knee monoarthritis in Lyme disease-endemic areas. Pediatrics. 2013 Mar; 131(3):e695-701. View abstract
  45. No longer a "nursemaid's" elbow: mechanisms, caregivers, and prevention. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2012 Aug; 28(8):771-4. View abstract
  46. Predictors of ventricular shunt infection among children presenting to a pediatric emergency department. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2012 May; 28(5):405-9. View abstract
  47. Detecting unapproved abbreviations in the electronic medical record. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2012 Apr; 38(4):178-83. View abstract
  48. Yield of emergent neuroimaging among children presenting with a first complex febrile seizure. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2012 Apr; 28(4):316-21. View abstract
  49. Relationship between cerebrospinal fluid glucose and serum glucose. N Engl J Med. 2012 Feb 09; 366(6):576-8. View abstract
  50. 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
  51. Incidence of morbidity from penetrating palate trauma. Pediatrics. 2010 Dec; 126(6):e1578-84. View abstract
  52. 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
  53. Yield of lumbar puncture among children who present with their first complex febrile seizure. Pediatrics. 2010 Jul; 126(1):62-9. View abstract
  54. Acute periorbital infections: who needs emergent imaging? Pediatrics. 2010 Apr; 125(4):e719-26. View abstract
  55. Holiday ornament-related injuries in children. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2009 Dec; 25(12):819-22. View abstract
  56. Glass thermometer injuries: it is not just about the mercury. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2009 Oct; 25(10):645-7. View abstract
  57. Glass table-related injuries in children. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2009 Mar; 25(3):145-9. View abstract
  58. 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
  59. 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
  60. 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
  61. 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
  62. 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
  63. Coma with abnormal movements and prolonged cognitive disturbances: a new subset of acute encephalopathy. Neuropediatrics. 1996 Oct; 27(5):270-2. View abstract