Brian T. Fisher, DO, MSCE, MPH

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Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department: Pediatrics

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Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Epidemiology
Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Division of Infectious Diseases
2716 South Street
Roberts Center, Room 10362
Philadelphia, PA 19146
Office: 267-426-7110
Fax: 215-590-5705
B.S. (Biology)
University of Notre Dame, 1995.
M.P.H. (Epidemiology)
University of Illinois at Chicago, 1998.
D.O. (Osteopathic Medicine)
Midwestern University-Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine, 2002.
M.S.C.E. (Epidemiology and Biostatistics)
University of Pennsylvania, 2009.
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Selected Publications

Fisher Brian T, Danziger-Isakov Lara, Sweet Leigh R, Munoz Flor M, Maron Gabriela, Tuomanen Elaine, Murray Alistair, Englund Janet A, Dulek Daniel, Halasa Natasha, Green Michael, Michaels Marian G, Madan Rebecca P, Herold Betsy C, Steinbach William J: A Multicenter Consortium to Define the Epidemiology and Outcomes of Inpatient Respiratory Viral Infections in Pediatric Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant Recipients. Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society 7(4): 275-82, Dec 2018.

Elgarten Caitlin W, Levy Ellen M, Mattei Peter, Fisher Brian T, Olson Tim S, Freedman Jason L: Successful treatment of pulmonary mucormycosis in two pediatric hematopoietic stem cell transplant patients. Pediatr Transplant 22(7): e13270, Nov 2018.

Savla JJ, Fisher BT, Faerber JA, Huang YV, Mercer-Rosa L: Complete Versus Staged Repair for Neonates With Tetralogy of Fallot: Establishment and Validation of a Cohort of 2235 Patients Using Detailed Surgery Sequence Review of Health Care Administrative Data. Med Care 56(11): e76-e82, Nov 2018.

Alexander S, Fisher BT, Gaur AH, Dvorak CC, Villa Luna D, Dang H, Chen L, Green M, Nieder ML, Fisher B, Bailey LC, Wiernikowski J, Sung L; Children’s Oncology Group: Effect of Levofloxacin Prophylaxis on Bacteremia in Children With Acute Leukemia or Undergoing Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation: A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA 320(10): 995-1004, Sept 2018.

Saxena Shikha, Gee Jerica, Klieger Sarah B, Kajon Adriana, Petersen Hans, Zaoutis Theoklis E, Fisher Brian T: Invasive Fungal Disease in Pediatric Solid Organ Transplant Recipients. Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society 7(3): 219-225, Aug 2018.

Elgarten Caitlin W, Arnold Staci D, Li Yimei, Huang YV, Riches ML, Gerber Jeffrey S, Aplenc Richard, Saber Wael, Fisher Brian T: Hospital-Level Variability in Broad-Spectrum Antibiotic Use for Children With Acute Leukemia Undergoing Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 33(9): 2821-26, Jul 2018.

Fitzgerald JC, Li Y, Fisher BT, Huang YS, Miller TP, Bagatell R, Seif AE, Aplenc R, Thomas NJ: Hospital Variation in Intensive Care Resource Utilization and Mortality in Newly Diagnosed Pediatric Leukemia. Pediatr Crit Care Med 19(6): e312-e320, June 2018.

Downes KJ, Laskin BL, Fisher BT: The Cost of Vancomycin and Piperacillin/Tazobactam Treatment-Reply. JAMA Pediatr 172(5): 494-95, May 2018.

Getz Kelly D, Miller Tamara P, Seif Alex E, Li Yimei, Huang YV, Fisher Brian T, Aplenc Richard: Opioid utilization among pediatric patients treated for newly diagnosed acute myeloid leukemia. PLoS One 13(2), Feb 2018.

Smith RJ, Klieger SB, Sulieman SE, Berger E, Treat JR, Fisher BT: Retrospective review of immunocompromised children undergoing skin biopsy for suspected invasive infection: Analysis of factors predictive of invasive mold. Pediatr Dermatol 35(1): 104-11, Jan 2018.

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