Scott L Weiss

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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

Contact information
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)
Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 2014.
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Description of Itmat Expertise

Pediatric sepsis, bienergetic failure, microcirculatory dysfunction, mitochondrial dysfunction, biomarkers

Selected Publications

Hall M, Steele L, Jamspm-Buber L, Agan A, Anushay M, Mourani P, Loftis L, Weiss SL, Paden M, Higgerson R, Hartman M, Randolph A: Longitudinal innate immune function and outcomes from pediatric critical influenza. Pediatric Academic Societies’ Annual Meeting May 2017 Notes: Platform Presentation at the Pediatric Academic Societies' Annual Meeting May 6-9, 2017, San Francisco, CA

Dziorny A, Fitzgerald JC, Weiss SL: A data-driven approach to reduce unnecessary oximetry testing in the PICU. Quality and Safety Day Poster Presentation May 2017 Notes: 2017 Quality and Safety Day Poster Presentation at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, May 2017.

Cvijanovich NZ, Anas N, Allen GL, Thomas NJ, Bigham MT, Weiss SL, Fitzgerald JC, Checchia PA, Meyer K, Quasney M, Gedeit R, Freishtat RJ, Nowak J, Raj SS, Gertz S, Grunwell JR, Opoka A, Wong HR: Glucocorticoid receptor polymorphisms and outcomes in pediatric septic shock. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine 18(4): 299-303, April 2017.

Weiss SL, Asaro LA, Flori HR, Allen GL, Wypij D, Curley MAQ, for the Randomized Evaluation of Sedation Titration for Respiratory Failure (RESTORE) Study Investigators: Multiple organ dysfunction in children mechanically ventilated for acute respiratory failure. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine 18(4): 319-329, April 2017.

Morgan RW, Fitzgerald JC, Weiss SL, Nadkarni VM, Sutton RM, Berg RA: Sepsis-associated in-hospital cardiac arrest: Epidemiology, pathophysiology, and potential therapies. Journal of Critical Care 40: 128-135, March 2017.

Weiss SL, Keele L, Balamuth F, Vendetti N, Ross R, Fitzgerald JC, Gerber JS: Crystalloid fluid choice and clinical outcomes in pediatric sepsis: a match retrospective cohort study. Journal of Pediatrics 182: 304-310, March 2017.

Weiss SL: Clinical trials in pediatric sepsis: what's the (end) point? Pediatric Critical Care Medicine 18(3): 296-297, March 2017 Notes: Invited editorial on Primary outcome measures in pediatric septic shock trials: a systematic review.

Fitzgerald JC, Weiss SL, Maude S, Barrett D, Lacey S, Melenhorst J, Shaw P, Berg R, June C, Porter D, Frey N, Grupp S, Teachey D: Cytokine release syndrome after chimeric antigen receptor T-cell therapy for leukemia. Critical Care Medicine 45(2), February 2017.

Lin JC, Spinella PC, Fitzgerald JC, Tucci M, Bush JL, Nadkarni VM, Thomas NJ, Weiss SL for the Pediatric Acute Lung Injury and Sepsis Investigators (PALISI) Network: New or progressive multiple organ dysfunction syndrome (NPMODS) in pediatric severe sepsis: A sepsis phenotype with higher morbidity and mortality. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine 18(1): 8-16, January 2017.

Weiss SL, Deutschman CS, Becker LB: Chapter 80: Cellular Respiration Fuhrman and Zimmerman's Pediatric Critical Care. Fuhrman and Zimmerman (eds.). Elsevier, Philadelphia, PA, Page: 1131-1144, 5th Edition 2017.

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Last updated: 04/20/2017
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