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
Education:
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.
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Description of Itmat Expertise

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

Selected Publications

Weiss SL, Shanley TP, Carcillo JA: Chapter 23: Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome. Rogers’ Textbook of Pediatric Intensive Care, 5th Edition. David G. Nichols, MD and Donald H. Shaffner, MD (eds.). Wolters, Kluwer, Page: 286-302, 2016.

Thomas NJ, Tamburro RF, Rajasekaran S, Fitzgerald JC, Weiss SL, Hall MW : Chapter 87: Bacterial Sepsis. Rogers’ Textbook of Pediatric Intensive Care, 5th Edition. David G. Nichols, MD and Donald H. Shaffner, MD (eds.). Wolters, Kluwer, Page: 1377-1396, 2016.

Signoff J, Fitzgerald JC, Teachey D, Balamuth F, Weiss SL: Hypofibrinogenemia is associated with poor outcome and secondary HLH in pediatric severe sepsis. Critical Care Medicine December 2015 Notes: Poster Presentation at 45th Critical Care Congress, February 2016, Orlando, FL

Han M, Fitzgerald JC, Balamuth F, Chilutti M, Grundmier R, Nadkarni VM, Thomas N, Weiss SL: Hourly delays to antimicrobial therapy do not increase one-year mortality in pediatric severe sepsis. Critical Care Medicine December 2015 Notes: Poster Presentation at 45th Critical Care Congress, February 2016, Orlando, FL.

Balamuth F, Alpern ER, Weiss SL, Grundmeier R, Chilutti M, Fitzgerald JC, Hayes K, Bilker W, Lautenbach E: Comparison of two sepsis recognition methods in a pediatric emergency department. Academic Emergency Medicine 22(11): 1298-1306, November 2015.

Downes KJ, Weiss SL, Klieger SB, Fitzgerald JC, Balamuth F, Kubis S, Tolomeo P, Bilker W, Han X, Nachamkin I, Garrigan C, Han J, Lautenbach E. Gerber JS, Coffine S for The CDC Prevention Epicenters Program: Developing a biomarker-driven algorithm to improve antibiotic use in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit: the optimizing antibiotic strategies in sepsis (OASIS) Study. Infectious Disease October 2015 Notes: Oral Presentation at the Infectious Disease Week, San Diego, CA, October 2015.

Grunwell JR, Weiss SL, Cvijanovich NZ, Allen GL, Thomas NJ, Freishtat RJ, Anas N, Meyer K, Cecchia PA, Shanley TP, Bigham MT, Fitzgerald JC, Howard K, Frank E, Harmon K, Wong HR: Differential expression of the Nrf2-linked genes in pediatric septic shock. Critical Care 19: 327, September 2015.

Wong HR, Cvijanovich NZ, Anas N, Allen GL, Thomas NJ, Bigham MT, Weiss SL, Checchia PA, Meyer K, Shanley TP, Quasney M, Hall M, Gedeit R, Freishstat RJ, Nowak J, Shekhar RS, Gertz S, Dawson E, Howard K, Harmon K, Lahni P, Beckman E, Frank E, Hart KW, Lindsell CJ: A multi-biomarker-based model for estimating the risk of septic acute kidney injury. Critical Care Medicine 43(8): 1646-1653, August 2015.

Balamuth B, Weiss SL, Neuman MI, Scott H, Brady PW, Paul R, Farris RWD, McClead R, Hayes K, Gaieski D, Hall M, Shah SS, Alpern ER: The authors reply: “Sepsis is SEPSIS! It’s high time to globalize pediatric sepsis.” Pediatr Crit Care Med 16(4): 392-293, July 2015.

Ramby A, Goodman DM, Wald EL, Weiss SL: Red blood cell distribution width as a pragmatic biomarker for outcome in pediatric critical illness. PLoS One 10(6): e0129258, June 2015.

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Last updated: 12/29/2015
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