Scott L Weiss, MD, MSCE, FCCM

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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
3401 and Civic Center Blvd
6 Wood, Room 6307
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-590-5505
Fax: 215-590-4735
Education:
BS (Human Development)
Cornell University, 2000.
MD (Medicine)
Harvard Medical School, 2004.
MSCE (Master of Science in Clinical Epidemiology)
Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 2014.
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Description of Other Expertise

Co-founder, CHOP Pediatric Sepsis Program (www.chop.edu/sepsis)

Description of Research Expertise

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

Selected Publications

Weiss SL, Deutschman CS: Are septic children really just “septic little adults”? [Invited editorial on Prognostic accuracy of age-adapted SOFA, SIRS, PELOD-2, and qSOFA for in-hospital mortality among children with suspected infection admitted to the intensive care unit] Intensive Care Medicine 2018 Notes: In press.

Yuerek M, Weiss SL, Naim MY: Chapter 33: “The Failing Myocardium in Sepsis. Heart Failure in the Child and Young Adult: From Bench to Bedside. J.L. Jefferies, A.C. Chang, J.W. Rossano, R.E. Shaddy, J.A. Towbin (eds.). Academic Press, ELSEVIER, Philadelphia, PA, Page: 445-456, 2018.

Ross RK, Keele K, Kubis S, Lautz AJ, Dziorny AC, DensonAR, O’Connor KA, Chilutti MR, Weiss SL, Gerber JS: Impact of the procalcitonin assay on antibiotic utilization in critically ill children. Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society In Press 2018.

Glau DL, Conlon TW, Himebauch AS, Yehya N, Weiss SL, Berg RA, Nishisaki A: Progressive diaphragm atrophy in pediatric acute respiratory failure. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine In Press 2018 Notes: In Press.

Dziorny A, Fitzgerald JC, Weiss SL: A data-driven improvement initiative to reduce unnecessary laboratory testing in the PICU. Critical Care Medicine December 2017 Notes: Research snapshot Presentation at 47th Critical Care Congress, February 2018, San Antonio, TX.

Lindell RB, Gertz SJ, Rowan CM, McArthur J, Beske F, Plunkett A, Weiss SL, Thomas NJ, Nadkarni VM, Fitzgerald JC for the SPROUT Study Investigators and the Pediatric Acute Lung Injury and Sepsis Investigators (PALISI) Network: High levels of morbidity and mortality among pediatric hematopoietic cell transplant recipients with severe sepsis: insights from the SPROUT international point prevalence study. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine 18(12): 1114-1125, December 2017.

Woods-Hill C, Biedron L, Kaminiski S, Papili K, Fitzgerald JC, Weiss SL: Electronically augmented "sepsis huddle" decreased time to antibiotics for suspected sepsis in the PICU. Children's Hospital Association December 2017 Notes: Children's Hospital Association Improving Pediatric Sepsis Outcomes Workshop, December 11-12, 2017, Dallas, TX.

Han M, Roberts A, Allen B, Cardenas AM, Weiss SL: Cytomegalovirus reactivation viremia in pediatric sepsis. Critical Care Medicine December 2017 Notes: Research snapshot Presentation at 47th Critical Care Congress, February 2018, San Antonio, TX.

Balamuth F, Alpern ER, Funari MK, Hayes K, Schast A, Lavelle J, Fitzgerald JC, Weiss SL, Zorc JJ: Improving recognition of pediatric severe sepsis in the emergency department: Contributions of a vital sign based electronic alert and bedside clinician identification. Annals of Emergency Medicine 70(6): 759-768, December 2017.

Whitney J, Yehya N, Weiss SL: Increased endothelial activation is evident if pediatric extrapulmonary sepsis complicated by ARDS. Critical Care Medicine December 2017 Notes: Research snapshot Presentation at 47th Critical Care Congress, February 2018, San Antonio, TX.

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Last updated: 01/19/2018
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