MEDICAL SERVICES

Departments

Languages

  • English

EDUCATION

Medical School

  • Yale University School of Medicine , 1985 , New Haven , CT

Internship

  • Children's Hospital of Philadelphia , 1986 , Philadelphia , PA

Residency

Pediatrics
  • Children's Hospital of Philadelphia , 1988 , Philadelphia , PA

Fellowship

Pediatric Emergency Medicine
  • Boston Children's Hospital , 1990 , Boston , MA

CERTIFICATIONS

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

PUBLICATIONS

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  1. Pediatric Traumatic Injury Emergency Department Visits and Management in US Children's Hospitals From 2010 to 2019. Ann Emerg Med. 2021 Nov 25. View abstract
  2. The Infant Scalp Score: A Validated Tool to Stratify Risk of Traumatic Brain Injury in Infants With Isolated Scalp Hematoma. Acad Emerg Med. 2021 01; 28(1):92-97. View abstract
  3. Use of Ondansetron for Vomiting After Head Trauma: Does It Mask Clinically Significant Traumatic Brain Injury? Pediatr Emerg Care. 2020 Aug; 36(8):e433-e437. View abstract
  4. Motor Vehicle Crash Fatalities in States With Primary Versus Secondary Seat Belt Laws: A Time-Series Analysis. Ann Intern Med. 2015 Aug 04; 163(3):184-90. View abstract
  5. Risk of traumatic brain injuries in children younger than 24 months with isolated scalp hematomas. Ann Emerg Med. 2014 Aug; 64(2):153-62. View abstract
  6. Isolated skull fractures: trends in management in US pediatric emergency departments. Ann Emerg Med. 2013 Oct; 62(4):327-31. View abstract
  7. Booster seat laws and fatalities in children 4 to 7 years of age. Pediatrics. 2012 Dec; 130(6):996-1002. View abstract
  8. Pediatric head injury. Pediatr Rev. 2012 Sep; 33(9):398-410; quiz 410-1. View abstract
  9. Pediatric traumatic brain injury and radiation risks: a clinical decision analysis. J Pediatr. 2013 Feb; 162(2):392-7. View abstract
  10. No longer a "nursemaid's" elbow: mechanisms, caregivers, and prevention. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2012 Aug; 28(8):771-4. View abstract
  11. Factors associated with the use of cervical spine computed tomography imaging in pediatric trauma patients. Acad Emerg Med. 2011 Sep; 18(9):905-11. View abstract
  12. Validation of a clinical score to predict skull fracture in head-injured infants. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2010 Sep; 26(9):633-9. View abstract
  13. Neuroimaging for pediatric head trauma: do patient and hospital characteristics influence who gets imaged? Acad Emerg Med. 2010 Jul; 17(7):694-700. View abstract
  14. Skull radiograph interpretation of children younger than two years: how good are pediatric emergency physicians? Ann Emerg Med. 2004 Jun; 43(6):718-22. View abstract
  15. Role of oblique radiographs in blunt pediatric cervical spine injury. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2003 Apr; 19(2):68-72. View abstract
  16. Closed head injury in children. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2002 Feb; 18(1):48-52. View abstract
  17. Gender differences in rates of unintentional head injury in the first 3 months of life. Ambul Pediatr. 2001 May-Jun; 1(3):178-80. View abstract
  18. Evaluation and management of children younger than two years old with apparently minor head trauma: proposed guidelines. Pediatrics. 2001 May; 107(5):983-93. View abstract
  19. Clinical significance of scalp abnormalities in asymptomatic head-injured infants. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2001 Apr; 17(2):88-92. View abstract
  20. Role of flexion-extension radiographs in blunt pediatric cervical spine injury. Acad Emerg Med. 2001 Mar; 8(3):237-45. View abstract
  21. Pediatric minor head trauma. Ann Emerg Med. 2001 Jan; 37(1):65-74. View abstract
  22. Clinical indicators of intracranial injury in head-injured infants. Pediatrics. 1999 Oct; 104(4 Pt 1):861-7. View abstract
  23. Head trauma in children younger than 2 years: are there predictors for complications? Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 1999 Jan; 153(1):15-20. View abstract
  24. Occult intracranial injury in infants. Ann Emerg Med. 1998 Dec; 32(6):680-6. View abstract
  25. Infants with isolated skull fracture: what are their clinical characteristics, and do they require hospitalization? Ann Emerg Med. 1997 Sep; 30(3):253-9. View abstract
  26. Comparison of oral transmucosal fentanyl citrate and intramuscular meperidine, promethazine, and chlorpromazine for conscious sedation of children undergoing laceration repair. Ann Emerg Med. 1996 Oct; 28(4):385-90. View abstract
  27. Prospective study of recurrent radial head subluxation. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 1996 Feb; 150(2):164-6. View abstract
  28. Upper-extremity impairment in young children. Ann Emerg Med. 1995 Oct; 26(4):474-9. View abstract
  29. Oral transmucosal fentanyl citrate for premedication of children undergoing laceration repair. Ann Emerg Med. 1994 Dec; 24(6):1059-64. View abstract
  30. A comparison of intranasal sufentanil and midazolam to intramuscular meperidine, promethazine, and chlorpromazine for conscious sedation in children. Ann Emerg Med. 1994 Oct; 24(4):646-51. View abstract
  31. Epidural hematomas in children. Ann Emerg Med. 1993 Mar; 22(3):535-41. View abstract
  32. Bacteremia with otitis media. Pediatrics. 1991 Jan; 87(1):48-53. View abstract