Aaron Chen

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Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Attending Physician , The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department: Pediatrics

Contact information
Childrens' Hospital of Philadelphia
Department of Emergency Medicine
Colket Translational Research Building
3501 Civic Center Blvd. - 9th Floor - Ste 9117
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-590-3948
Fax: 215-590-4454
B.A. ((Managerial Studies and Biochemistry, cum laude))
Rice University, Houston, TX , 1995.
University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB), Galveston, TX, 1999.
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Description of Itmat Expertise

pediatric skin and soft tissue infections; emergency bedside ultrasonography; pediatric pain and procedural sedation management

Description of Research Expertise

MRSA skin and soft tissue infections; emergency bedside / point-of-care ultrasound

Selected Publications

Vinograd A, Zorc J, Dean AJ, Chen AE: Survival and complication rates of ultrasound guided peripheral intravenous catheters in children. Pediatric Emergency Care Feb 2017 [epub ahead of print]

Kaplan S, Nelson C, Chen AE, Bellah R: Ultrasound features of sonographically occult soft tissue abscesses. Oral presentation for Society for Pediatric Radiology, Vancouver, Canada May 2017.

Neal Jeffrey T, Kaplan Summer L, Woodford Ashley L, Desai Krisha, Zorc Joseph J, Chen Aaron E: The Effect of Bedside Ultrasonographic Skin Marking on Infant Lumbar Puncture Success: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Annals of emergency medicine Nov 2016.

Lin E, Chen AE, Panebianco N, Conlon T, Ju NR, Carlson D, Kopenitz J, Nishisaki A: Effect of Inhalational Anesthetics and Positive-Pressure Ventilation on Ultrasound Assessment of the Great Vessels: A Prospective study at a Children’s Hospital. Anesthesiology Feb 2016.

Shemesh Amos J, Panebianco Nova L, Chen Aaron E: An Uncommon Complication of Sinusitis in a Young Adolescent. Pediatric emergency care 31(7): 531-2, Jul 2015.

Marchese R, Mistry R, Scarfone R, Chen AE: Identification of Optic Disc Elevation and the Crescent Sign Using Point-of-Care Ocular Ultrasound in Children. Pediatric Emergency Care apr 2015.

Conlon TW, Himebauch AS, Fitzgerald JC, Chen AE, Dean AJ, Panebianco N, Darge K, Cohen MS, Greeley WJ, Berg RA, Nishisaki A: Implementation of a pediatric critical care focused bedside ultrasound training program in a large academic PICU. Pediatr Crit Care Med 16, mar 2015.

Chapter authors - Richard Scarfone and Aaron Chen: Book Chapter - "Pain-Joints", Fleisher & Ludwig Textbook of Pediatric Emergency Medicine. Lippincott Williams and Wilkins 2015.

Alexandra Vinograd Joseph Zorc Mary Kate Funari Bianca Cutler Aaron Chen: Survival and Complication Rates of Ultrasound Guided Peripheral Intravenous Catheters (USGPIV) Placed By a Pediatric Emergency Ultrasound Program. Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) May 2014.

Ronald Marchese Rakesh Mistry Gil Binenbaum Richard Scarfone Grant Liu Ashley Woodford Aaron Chen: Use of Bedside Ocular Ultrasound to Identify Optic Disc Swelling in Children Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) May 2014.

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Last updated: 07/24/2017
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