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Scott L Weiss, MD

Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department: Anesthesiology and Critical Care

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The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care
34th Street & Civic Center Blvd
7th Floor Central, RM 7C26
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-590-5505
Fax: 215-590-4327
BS (Human Development)
Cornell University, 2000.
MD (Medicine)
Harvard Medical School, 2004.
MSCE (Master of Science in Clinical Epidemiology (2012-)
Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 2015.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern, Pediatrics, Children's Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, 2004-2005.
Resident, Pediatrics, Children's Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, 2005-2007.
Fellowship, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Children's Memorial Hospital, Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, 2008-2011.
Basic Life Support (BLS), 1997.
Neonatal Resuscitation Program, 2005.
American Board of General Pediatrics, 2007.
Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS), 2011.
American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, 2012.
Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS), 2013.
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), 2014.
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Selected Publications

Glau C, Conlon TW, Weiss SL, Yehya N, Himebauch AS, Nishisaki A: Progressive diaphragm atrophy is present in pediatric acute respiratory failure. Critical Care Medicine December 2016 Notes: Poster Presentation at 46th Critical Care Congress, January 2017, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Wong HR, Atkinson SJ, Cvijanovich NZ, Anas N, Allen GL, Thomas NJ, Bigham MT, Weiss SL, Fitzgerald JC, Checchia PA, Meyer K, Quasney M, Hall M, Gedeit R, Freishtat RJ, Nowak J, Raj SS, Gertz S, Lindsell CJ: Combining prognostic and predictive enrichment strategies to identify children with septic shock responsive to corticosteroids Critical Care Medicine 44(10): e1000-10003, October 2016.

Ballantine A, DiTaranto S, Roberts K, Balamuth F, Weiss SL, Fitzgerald JC , Hadley S, Minich C, Rigby V, Keren R: Improving response to suspected sepsis: Results of a hospital-wide quality improvement initiative. American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference & Exhibition October 2016 Notes: Poster Presentation, American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference & Exhibition, October 22-25, 2016, San Francisco, CA.

Weiss SL: Examining crystalloid resuscitation. Society of Critical Care Medicine Connections 15(4): 1,5, September 2016 Notes: Commentary.

Balamuth F, Weiss SL, Fitzgerald JC, Hayes K, Centkowski S, Chilutti M, Grundmeier R, Lavelle J, Alpern ER: Protocolized treatment is associated with decreased organ dysfunction in pediatric severe sepsis. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine 17(9): 817-822, September 2016.

Halstead ES, Rajasekaran S, Fitzgerald JC, Weiss SL: Hyperferritinemic sepsis: An opportunity for earlier diagnosis and intervention? Frontiers in Pediatrics 4: 77, August 2016 Notes: Case Report.

Teachey DT, Lacey SF, Shaw PA, Melenhorst JJ, Maude SL, Frey N, Pequignot E, Gonzalez VE, Chen F, Finklestein J, Barrett DM, Weiss SL, Fitzgerald JC, Berg RA, Aplenc R, Callahan C, Rheingold SR, Zheng Z, Rose-John S, Nazimuddin F, Wertheim G, Levine BL, June CH, Porter DL, Grupp SA: Identification of predictive biomarkers for cytokine release syndrome after chimeric antigen receptor T cell therapy for acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Cancer Discovery 6(6): 664-79, June 2016.

Giuliano JS, Jr, Markovitz BP, Brierley J, Levin R, Williams G, Lum LC, Dorofaeff T, Cruces P, Bush JL, Keele L, Nadkarni VM, Thomas NJ, Fitzgerald JC, Weiss SL for the Sprout Study Investigators and Pediatric Acute Lung Injury and Sepsis Investigators (PALISI) Network : Comparison of pediatric severe sepsis managed in USA and European intensive care units. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine 17(6): 522-530, June 2016.

Alqahtani M, Smith CM, Weiss SL, Dawson S, Ralay Ranaivo H, Wainwright M: Evaluation of new diagnostic biomarkers in pediatric sepsis: Matrix metalloproteinase-9, tissue inhibitor of metalloproteinase-1, mid-regional pro-arterial natriuretic peptide, and adipocyte fatty-acid binding protein. PLoS One 11(4): e0153645, April 2016.

Klieger SB, Fitzgerald JC, Weiss SL, Balamuth F, Teszner E, Sammons JS, Coffin SE: Pediatric Severe Sepsis/Septic Shock Associated with Healthcare-Associated Infections. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 37(4): 483-385, April 2016.

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