Tehnaz P. Boyle, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor, Pediatrics

Tehnaz Boyle
88 E. Newton St Vose Hall


Dr. Boyle is a pediatric emergency medicine physician and child health services researcher. Her research focuses on development and testing of technological interventions to improve the safety and quality of emergency care for children. She uses medical simulation and mixed methods to develop interventions with stakeholder design, and various clinical research methods, including clinical trials, to test interventions. She has focused on the impact of pediatric telemedicine on efficiency of healthcare utilization, and its potential efficacy in practice settings where pediatric expertise is limited (e.g. prehospital, disaster). Her prior work focused on clinical tools and novel radiation-sparing technologies to improve diagnostic accuracy of vulnerable pediatric populations in the ED setting.

Dr. Boyle is an advisory board member of the Massachusetts Emergency Medical Service for Children (EMSC) Program, and has collaborated with regional pediatric hospitals, public safety and EMS agencies, and governmental bodies to advance the safety and quality of emergency care for children in the New England region.



  • Case School of Medicine, MD
  • Case School of Medicine, PhD
  • Davidson College, BS


  • Published on 5/27/2020

    Madsen JR, Boyle TP, Neuman MI, Park EH, Tamber MS, Hickey RW, Heuer GG, Zorc JJ, Leonard JR, Leonard JC, Keating R, Chamberlain JM, Frim DM, Zakrzewski P, Klinge P, Merck LH, Piatt J, Bennett JE, Sandberg DI, Boop FA, Hameed MQ. Diagnostic Accuracy of Non-Invasive Thermal Evaluation of Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt Flow in Shunt Malfunction: A Prospective, Multi-Site, Operator-Blinded Study. Neurosurgery. 2020 May 27. PMID: 32459841.

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  • Published on 4/8/2020

    Boyle TP, Macias CG, Wu S, Holmstrom S, Truschel LL, Espinola JA, Sullivan AF, Camargo CA. Characterizing Avoidable Transfer Admissions in Infants Hospitalized for Bronchiolitis. Hosp Pediatr. 2020 May; 10(5):415-423. PMID: 32269075.

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  • Published on 10/1/2019

    Boyle, TP. V. Wang (Ed.), Fleisher and Ludwig’s 5-Minute Pediatric Emergency Medicine Consult. Ventricular Shunt Malfunction. Wolters Kluwer. Philadelphia. 2019.

  • Published on 10/1/2019

    Boyle, TP. V. Wang (Ed.), Fleisher and Ludwig’s 5-Minute Pediatric Emergency Medicine Consult. Ventricular Shunt Infection. Wolters-Kluwer. Philadelphia. 2019.

  • Published on 9/26/2019

    Edwards BL, Werner H, Tripodis Y, Dorfman D, Boyle T, Bair-Merritt M, Garg A. Variability in Informed Consent Practices for Non-Emergent Procedures in Pediatric Emergency Departments. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2019 Dec; 58(14):1509-1514. PMID: 31556702.

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  • Published on 4/15/2019

    Boyle T, Liu J, Dyer KS, Nadkarni VM, Camargo CA, Feldman JA. . Paramedic Survey of Benefits, Risks, and Strategies for Pediatric Prehospital Telemedicine. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2019.

  • Published on 11/8/2018

    Brova M, Boggs KM, Zachrison KS, Freid RD, Sullivan AF, Espinola JA, Boyle TP, Camargo CA. Pediatric Telemedicine Use in United States Emergency Departments. Acad Emerg Med. 2018 12; 25(12):1427-1432. PMID: 30307078.

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  • Published on 11/1/2018

    Boyle TP, Kimia AA, Nigrovic LE. Validating a Clinical Prediction Rule for Ventricular Shunt Malfunction. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2018 Nov; 34(11):751-756. PMID: 28099293.

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  • Published on 6/1/2015

    Boyle TP, Nigrovic LE. Radiographic evaluation of pediatric cerebrospinal fluid shunt malfunction in the emergency setting. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2015 Jun; 31(6):435-40; quiz 441-3. PMID: 26035499.

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  • Published on 11/14/2014

    Sagalowsky S, Boyle T, Winn A, Prentiss K, Distler C, White K, Vinci R. . Four Core Cases: A simulation curriculum for pediatrics residents. 2014.

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