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Scott L Weiss, MD

Scott L Weiss, MD

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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 (2012-)
Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 2015.
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Selected Publications

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.

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.

Weiss SL*, Fitzgerald JC*, Pappachan J, Wheeler D, Jaramillo-Bustamante JC, Salloo A, Singhi SC, Erickson S, Roy JA, Bush JL, Nadkarni VM, Thomas NJ for the SPROUT Study Investigators and Pediatric Acute Lung Injury and Sepsis Investigators (PALISI) Network: Global epidemiology of pediatric severe sepsis: the Sepsis PRevalence, OUtcomes, and Therapies (SPROUT) study. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 191(10): 1147-1157, May 2015 Notes: (*contributed equally).

Balamuth F, Hayes K, Centkowski S, Gagel A, Fitzgerald JC, Weiss SL, Chilutti M, Grundmieier R, Lavelle J, Alpern ER: Decreased organ failure in pediatric sepsis treated according to a bundled treatment guideline. Pediatric Academic Societies’ Annual Meeting April 2015 Notes: Poster Presentation at the Pediatric Academic Societies’ Annual Meeting, April 2015 San Diego, CA.

Balamuth F, Funari MK, Hayes K, Schast A, Lavelle J, Fitzgerald JC, Weiss SL, Alpern ER, Zorc JJ: Improved emergency department recognition of pediatric severe sepsis/septic shock with an electronic alert. Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting April 2015 Notes: Platform Presentation Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA April 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, Beckman E, Frank E, Lindsell CJ: Developing a clinically feasible theragnostic approach to pediatric septic shock. American Journal of Respiratory Critical Care Medicine 191(3): 309-315, February 2015.

Dziorny A, Lautz A, Densen A, O’Connor K, Weiss SL: Procalcitonin for early recognition of severe bacterial infections in the PICU. Presented at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Research Poster Day February 2015 Notes: Patient-Oriented Research Track Award recipient

Weiss SL, Selak MA, Tuluc F, Villarroel JP, Nadkarni VM, Deutschman CS, Becker LB: Mitochondrial dysfunction in peripheral blood mononuclear cells. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine 16(1): e4-e12, January 2015 Notes: Online Clinical Investigation.

Weiss SL, Shanley TP, Carcillo JA: Chapter 23: Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome. Rogers’ Textbook of Pediatric Intensive Care. David G. Nichols, MD and Donald H. Shaffner, MD (eds.). In Press 2015.

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Last updated: 08/26/2015
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