Elissa M. Schechter-Perkins, MD, MPH

Associate Professor, Emergency Medicine

Elissa Schechter-Perkins

Biography

Infectious Diseases in the Emergency Department, Hepatitis C Virus screening in the Emergency Department, HIV Screening in the Emergency Department, Influenza Virus Testing in the Emergency Department, Abscess Management in the Emergency Department

Websites

Education

  • Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, MD
  • Stanford University, BS

Publications

  • Published on 5/15/2020

    Galbraith JW, Anderson ES, Hsieh YH, Franco RA, Donnelly JP, Rodgers JB, Schechter-Perkins EM, Thompson WW, Nelson NP, Rothman RE, White DAE. High Prevalence of Hepatitis C Infection Among Adult Patients at Four Urban Emergency Departments - Birmingham, Oakland, Baltimore, and Boston, 2015-2017. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2020 May 15; 69(19):569-574. PMID: 32407307.

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  • Published on 5/14/2020

    Schechter-Perkins EM, Dwyer KH, Amin A, Tyler MD, Liu J, Nelson KP, Mitchell PM. Loop Drainage Is Noninferior to Traditional Incision and Drainage of Cutaneous Abscesses in the Emergency Department. Acad Emerg Med. 2020 May 14. PMID: 32406569.

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  • Published on 2/24/2020

    Schowalter S, Altawil Z, Schechter-Perkins EM, Pare JR. False Elevation of Volume Determined by Bladder Scanner Secondary to Bowel Obstruction. Clin Pract Cases Emerg Med. 2020 May; 4(2):158-160. PMID: 32426660.

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  • Published on 9/11/2019

    Eberle ML, Schechter-Perkins EM, Altawil Z. Topical tranexamic acid (TXA) for the management of a bleeding arteriovenous fistula. Am J Emerg Med. 2020 02; 38(2):407.e5-407.e6. PMID: 31685307.

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  • Published on 7/10/2019

    Calner P, Sperring H, Ruiz-Mercado G, Miller NS, Andry C, Battisti L, Scrudder K, Shea F, Chan A, Schechter-Perkins EM. HCV screening, linkage to care, and treatment patterns at different sites across one academic medical center. PLoS One. 2019; 14(7):e0218388. PMID: 31291275.

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  • Published on 3/4/2019

    Rencher L, Whitaker W, Schechter-Perkins E, Wilkinson M. Comparison of Minimally Invasive Loop Drainage and Standard Incision and Drainage of Cutaneous Abscesses in Children Presenting to a Pediatric Emergency Department: A Prospective, Randomized, Noninferiority Trial. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2019 Mar 04. PMID: 30839438.

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  • Published on 9/25/2018

    Altawil Z, Gendron BJ, Schechter-Perkins EM. Topical use of tranexamic acid for the management of post-procedural rectal bleeding. Am J Emerg Med. 2019 01; 37(1):173.e3-173.e4. PMID: 30343959.

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  • Published on 8/7/2018

    Schechter-Perkins EM, Mitchell PM, Nelson KP, Liu JH, Shannon A, Ahern J, Orr B, Miller NS. Point-of-care influenza testing does not significantly shorten time to disposition among patients with an influenza-like illness. Am J Emerg Med. 2019 05; 37(5):873-878. PMID: 30107967.

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  • Published on 7/20/2018

    Schechter-Perkins EM, Miller NS, Hall J, Hartman JJ, Dorfman DH, Andry C, Linas BP. Implementation and Preliminary Results of an Emergency Department Nontargeted, Opt-out Hepatitis C Virus Screening Program. Acad Emerg Med. 2018 11; 25(11):1216-1226. PMID: 29851238.

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  • Published on 8/8/2017

    Gibson J, Schechter-Perkins EM, Mitchell P, Mace S, Tian Y, Williams K, Luo R, Yen-Lieberman B. Multi-center evaluation of the cobasĀ® LiatĀ® Influenza A/B & RSV assay for rapid point of care diagnosis. J Clin Virol. 2017 Oct; 95:5-9. PMID: 28818691.

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