Aaron Chen

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Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Attending Physician , The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Attending Physician, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Pediatrics

Contact information
Childrens' Hospital of Philadelphia
Department of Emergency Medicine
Colket Translational Research Building
3501 Civic Center Blvd. - 9th Floor - Ste 9117
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-590-3948
Fax: 215-590-4454
Education:
B.A. ((Managerial Studies and Biochemistry, cum laude))
Rice University, Houston, TX , 1995.
MD
University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB), Galveston, TX, 1999.
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Description of Itmat Expertise

pediatric skin and soft tissue infections; emergency bedside ultrasonography; pediatric pain and procedural sedation management

Description of Research Expertise

MRSA skin and soft tissue infections; emergency bedside / point-of-care ultrasound

Selected Publications

Chapter authors - Richard Scarfone and Aaron Chen: Book Chapter - "Pain-Joints", Fleisher & Ludwig Textbook of Pediatric Emergency Medicine. Lippincott Williams and Wilkins 2015.

Alexandra Vinograd Joseph Zorc Mary Kate Funari Bianca Cutler Aaron Chen: Survival and Complication Rates of Ultrasound Guided Peripheral Intravenous Catheters (USGPIV) Placed By a Pediatric Emergency Ultrasound Program. Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) May 2014.

Ronald Marchese Rakesh Mistry Gil Binenbaum Richard Scarfone Grant Liu Ashley Woodford Aaron Chen: Use of Bedside Ocular Ultrasound to Identify Optic Disc Swelling in Children Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) May 2014.

Marchese R, Mistry R, Scarfone R, Chen AE: Identification of Optic Disc Elevation and the Crescent Sign Using Point-of-Care Ocular Ultrasound in Children. Pediatric Emergency Care (accepted for publication) 2014.

Darge K, Chen A: Point-of-care ultrasound in diagnosing pneumonia in children. J Pediatrics 163(1): 302-3, July 2013.

Ronald Marchese, Rakesh Mistry, Aaron Chen: Detection of Optic Nerve Head Elevation in Children with Increased Intracranial Pressure Using Bedside Ocular Ultrasound. PAS May 2013.

Sing A, Webb J, Lowe D, Chen A: Pulmonary Emboli Associated With Isolated Lower Extremity Venous Malformation: A Case Report. Pediatric Emergency Care 29(3): 371-3, Mar 2013 Notes: accepted for publication.

Kassa Darge, Aaron Chen: Ultrasonography of the Lungs and Pleurae for the Diagnosis of Pneumonia in Children: Time for Routine Use. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med Page: E1-E2, December 2012.

Miller EK, Hernandez JZ, Wimmenauer V, Shepherd BE, Hijano D, Libster R, Serra ME, Bhat N, Batalle JP, Mohamed Y, Reynaldi A, Rodriguez A, Otello M, Pisapia N, Bugna J, Bellabarba M, Kraft D, Coviello S, Ferolla FM, Chen AE, London SJ, Siberry GK, Williams JV, Polack FP. A Mechanistic: Role for Type III Interferon-λ1 in Asthma Exacerbations Mediated by Human Rhinoviruses. Am J Respir Crit Care Med Dec 1 2011.

Chen AE, Carroll K, Diener-West M, Ross T, Ordun J, Goldstein MA, Kulkarni G, Cantey JB, Siberry GK. : Randomized controlled trial of cephalexin versus clindamycin for uncomplicated pediatric skin infections. Pediatrics. Epub 2011 Feb 21, 27(3): e573-80, March 2011.

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Last updated: 07/22/2014
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