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Fahd A. Ahmad, MD, MSCI

Assistant Professor, Pediatrics
Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine and Clinical Informatics

Specialty Areas

Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Board Certifications

Pediatrics
Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Clinical Informatics

Hospital Affiliations

St. Louis Children's Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Reproductive health issues in adolescents; neonatal HSV; bronchiolitis; complex medical diseases in children

  • Location(s)
  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Location(s)

Location(s)

St. Louis Children’s Hospital

1 Children’s Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Office Phone: 314-454-6111

Center for Advanced Medicine - South County

5201 Midamerica Plaza
St. Louis, MO 63129

Education

Education

Masters of Science Degree : Clinical Investigation, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis MO 2012
Fellowship: Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO 2012
Medical Degree: University of Missouri School of Medicine- Columbia, MO 2006
Residency: Pediatrics, Texas Children's Hospital and Ben Taub General Hospital, Houston, TX 2009
Postdoctoral Mentored Training Program: Clinical Investigation, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri 2012

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Normal saline bolus use in pediatric emergency departments is associated with poorer pain control in children with sickle cell anemia and vaso-occlusive pain.
Carden MA, Brousseau DC, Ahmad FA, Bennett J, Bhatt S, Bogie A, Brown K, Casper TC, Chapman LL, Chumpitazi CE, Cohen D, Dampier C, Ellison AM, Grasemann H, Hickey RW, Hsu LL, Leibovich S, Powell E, Richards R, Sarnaik S, Weiner DL, Morris CR, Sickle Cell Disease Arginine Study Group and the Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN).
Am J Hematol. 2019 Jun; 94(6)689-696. doi: 10.1002/ajh.25471.

PMID:
    30916794
    [PubMed - in process]
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Adolescent Substance Abuse Risk: A Comparison of Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network Emergency Department Patients and 2 Nationally Representative Samples.
Chun TH, Chernick LS, Ahmad FA, Ranney ML, Shenoi RP, Casper TC, Fein JA, Grupp-Phelan J, McAninch B, Powell EC, Bromberg JR, Linakis JG, Spirito A, Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network.
Pediatr Emerg Care. 2019 Mar 19; doi: 10.1097/PEC.0000000000001763.

PMID:
    30893225
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Reduction of Computed Tomography Use for Pediatric Closed Head Injury Evaluation at a Nonpediatric Community Emergency Department.
Puffenbarger MS, Ahmad FA, Argent M, Gu H, Samson C, Quayle KS, Saito JM
Acad Emerg Med. 2018 Nov 14; doi: 10.1111/acem.13666.

PMID:
    30428150
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Emergency Department Directors Are Willing to Expand Reproductive Health Services for Adolescents.
Ahmad FA, Jeffe DB, Carpenter CR, Chernick LS, Stukus KS, Turco M, Yu FB, Bailey TC
J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol. 2019 Apr; 32(2)170-174. doi: 10.1016/j.jpag.2018.09.011.

PMID:
    30339833
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Interobserver Agreement in Pediatric Cervical Spine Injury Assessment Between Prehospital and Emergency Department Providers.
Browne LR, Schwartz H, Ahmad FA, Wallendorf M, Kuppermann N, Lerner EB, Leonard JC
Acad Emerg Med. 2017 Dec; 24(12)1501-1510. doi: 10.1111/acem.13312.

PMID:
    28921731
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Characteristics of youth agreeing to electronic sexually transmitted infection risk assessment in the emergency department.
Ahmad FA, Jeffe DB, Plax K, Schechtman KB, Doerhoff DE, Garbutt JM, Jaffe DM
Emerg Med J. 2018 Jan; 35(1)46-51. doi: 10.1136/emermed-2016-206199.

PMID:
    28801483
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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An assessment of residents' and fellows' personal finance literacy: an unmet medical education need.
Ahmad FA, White AJ, Hiller KM, Amini R, Jeffe DB
Int J Med Educ. 2017 May 29; 8192-204. doi: 10.5116/ijme.5918.ad11.

PMID:
    28557777
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Methods for Collecting Paired Observations From Emergency Medical Services and Emergency Department Providers for Pediatric Cervical Spine Injury Risk Factors.
Ahmad FA, Schwartz H, Browne LR, Lassa-Claxton S, Wallendorf M, Brooke Lerner E, Kuppermann N, Leonard JC
Acad Emerg Med. 2017 Apr; 24(4)432-441. doi: 10.1111/acem.13144.

PMID:
    27976464
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Initial Presentation of Neonatal Herpes Simplex Virus Infection.
Curfman AL, Glissmeyer EW, Ahmad FA, Korgenski EK, Blaschke AJ, Byington CL, Miller AS
J Pediatr. 2016 May; 172121-126.e1. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2016.02.015.

PMID:
    26960921
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Impact of an Institutional Guideline on the Care of Neonates at Risk for Herpes Simplex Virus in the Emergency Department.
Ahmad FA, Storch GA, Miller AS
Pediatr Emerg Care. 2017 Jun; 33(6)396-401. doi: 10.1097/PEC.0000000000000498.

PMID:
    26308608
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Computerized self-interviews improve Chlamydia and gonorrhea testing among youth in the emergency department.
Ahmad FA, Jeffe DB, Plax K, Collins KK, Schechtman KB, Doerhoff DE, Garbutt J, Jaffe DM
Ann Emerg Med. 2014 Oct; 64(4)376-84. doi: 10.1016/j.annemergmed.2014.01.031.

PMID:
    24612901
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The use of incentive spirometry in pediatric patients with sickle cell disease to reduce the incidence of acute chest syndrome.
Ahmad FA, Macias CG, Allen JY
J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2011 Aug; 33(6)415-20. doi: 10.1097/MPH.0b013e31821ed4ce.

PMID:
    21792036
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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