Payal Kadia Gala, MD

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Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics (Emergency Medicine)
Attending Physician, Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania
Director of Education, Pediatric Emergency Medicine at CHOP @ Virtua, Virtua Voorhees Hospital
Department: Pediatrics

Contact information
3501 Civic Center Boulevard
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Division of Emergency Medicine
9th Floor/Colket Translational Research Building
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-590-1944
Fax: 215-590-4454
University of Pennsylvania (Biological Basis of Behavior & Economics), 2003.
University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey-Robert Wood Johnson, 2007.
Cert (Center for Clinical Epidemiology & Biostatistics - Certificate Program)
University of Pennsylvania, 2012.
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Selected Publications

Jessica Kelly, Payal Gala, Bobbie Hawkins, Richard Scarfone, Laura Sartori.: Impact of a Revised Febrile Young Infant Guideline on Emergency Department Care. Poster presentation at the Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting, Washington, DC April 2023.

Payal Gala, Mamata Senthil: Approach to the febrile young infant - revision. Articulate Module June 2022.

Gala PK, Scarfone RJ, Murray A, Balamuth F.: Eliminating lumbar puncture for low-risk febrile infants: A quality improvement initiative. Pediatric Emergency Care Page: 397-402, August 2021.

Margaret Wolff, MD, MHPE, Aletha Y. Akers, MD, MPH, Payal K. Gala, MD: Gynecology Emergencies. Fleisher & Ludwig's Textbook of Pediatric Emergency Medicine: Eighth Edition. Kathy N. Shaw, Richard G. Bachur (eds.). September 2020.

Hal Morgan. Contribution by: Payal Gala: The Risks to Young Children from Swallowed Objects. CHOP Health Tip of the Week November 2019.

Payal Gala MD, Ashlee Murray MD, MPH, Richard Scarfone MD, Fran Balamuth MD, PhD, MSCE.: Eliminating Lumbar Punture for Low-Risk Febrile Young Infants: A Quality Improvement Initiative. Poster presentation at the Annual Quality and Patient Safety Day, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA May 2019.

Senthil MV and Gala PK. : Snake and Insect Bites. The 5-Minute Pediatric Consult; Eighth Edition. Philadelphia, PA. Michael D. Cabana (eds.). Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2019.

Marchese RF, Gala PK, Seiden JA, Scarfone R, Belfer RA, Posner J.: Clinical Experience in a Community Setting During Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship Training. Pediatric Emergency Care Page: doi: 10.1097, Oct 2017 Notes: epub.

Scarfone R, Murray A, Gala P, Balamuth F.: Lumbar Puncture for all Febrile Infants 29-56 days old: A Retrospective Cohort Reassessment Study. The Journal of Pediatrics 187(1): 200-205, May 2017.

Gala PK, Osterhoudt K, Myers SR, Colella M, Donoghue A: Performance in Trauma Resuscitation at an Urban Tertiary Level I Pediatric Trauma Center. Pediatric Emergency Care 32(11): 756-762, November 2016.

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Last updated: 08/14/2023
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