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

Balamuth F, Weiss SL, Fitzgerald JC, Hayes K, Chilutti M, Grundmeier R, Myers S, Lautenbach E, Alpern ER: Comparison of two sepsis recognition methods in a pediatric Emergency Department. Pediatric Academic Societies May 2014 Notes: Platform Presentation at the Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting, May 2014, Vancouver, BC, Canada.

Wong HR, Cvijanovich N, Allen G, Thomas N, Freishtat R, Anas N, Meyer K Checchia P, Weiss SL, Shanley T, Bigham MT, Banschbach S, Beckman E, Harmon K, Zimmerman J: Corticosteroids are associated with repression of adaptive immunity gene programs in pediatric septic shock. American Journal of Respiratory Critical Care Medicine 189(8): 940-946, April 2014.

Wong HR, Weiss SL, Giuliano JS, Wainwright M, Cvijanovich NZ, MD, Thomas NJ, Allen GL, Anas N, Bigham MT, Hall M, Freishtat RJ, Sen A, Meyer K, Checchia PA, Shanley TP, Nowak J, Quasney M, Chopra A, Fitzgerald JC, Gedeit R, Banschbach S, Beckman E, Lahni P, Hart K, Lindsell CJ: The temporal version of the pediatric sepsis biomarker risk model. PLoS One 9(3): e92121, March 2014.

Weiss SL, Deutschman CS: Elevated malondialdehyde levels in sepsis – Something to ”Stress” about? [Invited commentary on Sustained high serum malondialdehyde levels are associated with severity and mortality in septic patients] Critical Care 18: 125, March 2014.

Abulebda K, Cvijanovich N, Thomas N, Allen G, Anas N, Bingham M, Hall M, Freishtat R, Sen A, Meyer K, Checchia P, Shanley T, Nowak J, Quasney M, Weiss SL, Chopra A, Banschbach S, Beckman E, Lindsell C, Wong HR: Post-intensive care unit admission fluid balance and pediatric septic shock outcomes: A risk-stratified analysis. Critical Care Medicine 42(2): 397-403, February 2014.

Wong HR, Weiss SL, Giuliano JS, Wainwright M, Cvijanovich NZ, MD, Thomas NJ, Allen GL, Anas N, Bigham MT, Hall M, Freishtat RJ, Sen A, Meyer K, Checchia PA, Shanley TP, Nowak J, Quasney M, Chopra A, Fitzgerald JC, Gedeit R, Banschbach S, Beckman E, Lahni P, Hart K, Lindsell CJ: Testing the prognostic accuracy of the pediatric sepsis biomarker risk model. PLoS One 9(1): e86242, January 2014.

Balamuth F, Weiss SL, Neuman MI, Scott H, Brady PW, Paul R, Ferris RWD, McClead R, Hayes, K, Gaieski D, Hall M, Shah SS, and Alpern ER: Pediatric severe sepsis in US Children's Hospitals. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine In Press 2014.

Weiss SL*, Fitzgerald JC*, Faustino EV, Festa MS, Fink EL, Jouvet P, Bush JL, Kissoon N, Marshall J, Nadkarni VM, Thomas NJ: Understanding the global epidemiology of pediatric critical illness: The power, pitfalls, and practicalities of point prevalence studies. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine Epub ahead of print 2014 Notes: (*Co-first authors).

Weiss SL, Fitzgerald JC, Balamuth F, Alpern ER, Lavelle J, Chilutti M, Grudemeier R, Nadkarni VM, Thomas NJ: Delayed antimicrobial therapy increases mortality and organ dysfunction duration in pediatric sepsis. Critical Care Medicine In Press 2014.

Weiss SL, Villarroel JP, Selak MA, Deutschman CS, Nadkarni VM, Becker LB: Mitochondrial dysfunction in circulating immune cells in pediatric septic shock. Critical Care Medicine 41(12 Suppl): #61, December 2013 Notes: Oral Presentation at the 43rd Critical Care Congress, San Francisco, CA *** Sepsis Specialty Award.

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Last updated: 07/17/2014
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