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 3/10/2021

    van den Berg P, Schechter-Perkins EM, Jack RS, Epshtein I, Nelson R, Oster E, Branch-Elliman W. Effectiveness of three versus six feet of physical distancing for controlling spread of COVID-19 among primary and secondary students and staff: A retrospective, state-wide cohort study. Clin Infect Dis. 2021 Mar 10. PMID: 33704422.

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  • Published on 3/1/2021

    Garcia MA, Rampon GL, Doros G, Jia S, Jagan N, Gillmeyer K, Berical A, Hudspeth J, Ieong M, Modzelewski KL, Schechter-Perkins EM, Ross CS, Rucci JM, Simpson S, Walkey AJ, Bosch NA. Rationale and Design of the Awake Prone Position for Early Hypoxemia in COVID-19 (APPEX-19) Study Protocol. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2021 Mar 01. PMID: 33647225.

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  • Published on 6/19/2020

    Pare JR, Camelo I, Mayo KC, Leo MM, Dugas JN, Nelson KP, Baker WE, Shareef F, Mitchell PM, Schechter-Perkins EM. Point-of-care Lung Ultrasound Is More Sensitive than Chest Radiograph for Evaluation of COVID-19. West J Emerg Med. 2020 Jun 19; 21(4):771-778. PMID: 32726240.

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  • 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 11; 27(11):1150-1157. 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 1/1/2020

    Sperring H, Ruiz-Mercado G, Schechter-Perkins EM. Impact of the 2020 COVID-19 Pandemic on Ambulatory Hepatitis C Testing. J Prim Care Community Health. 2020 Jan-Dec; 11:2150132720969554. PMID: 33225792.

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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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