Elissa M. Schechter-Perkins, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine

Elissa Schechter-Perkins


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

Other Positions

  • Active Staff Hospital Privileges, Emergency Medicine, Boston Medical Center


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


  • Published on 5/31/2018

    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 May 31. PMID: 29851238.

    Read at: PubMed
  • 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.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 6/28/2016

    Mari-Lynn Drainoni, Elisa Koppelman, Patricia Mitchell, Monica Malowney, Gina Sang Lee, Mahima Mangla, and Elissa Schechter-Perkins. Why do patients refuse HIV testing in the emergency department? Perspectives from a qualitative study. Journal Of HIV/AIDS & Social Services. 2016.

  • Published on 7/1/2015

    Schechter-Perkins EM, Jenkins D, White LF, Mitchell PM. Treatment of Cases of Neisseria gonorrhoeae and Chlamydia trachomatis in Emergency Department Patients. Sex Transm Dis. 2015 Jul; 42(7):353-7. PMID: 26222746.

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  • Published on 4/23/2015

    Roseman DA, Schechter-Perkins EM, Bhatia JS. Peritoneal dialysis and potassium: pains and gains in ED-the authors' reply. Am J Emerg Med. 2015 Jul; 33(7):980. PMID: 25940133.

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  • Published on 8/23/2014

    Roseman DA, Schechter-Perkins EM, Bhatia JS. Treatment of life-threatening hyperkalemia with peritoneal dialysis in the ED. Am J Emerg Med. 2015 Mar; 33(3):473.e3-5. PMID: 25241357.

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  • Published on 7/30/2014

    Pare JR, Schechter-Perkins EM. Temperate pyomyositis: a pain in the belly. Am J Emerg Med. 2015 Feb; 33(2):306.e3-4. PMID: 25171794.

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  • Published on 6/2/2014

    Schechter-Perkins EM, Koppelman E, Mitchell PM, Morgan JR, Kutzen R, Drainoni ML. Characteristics of patients who accept and decline ED rapid HIV testing. Am J Emerg Med. 2014 Sep; 32(9):1109-12. PMID: 24993683.

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  • Published on 11/8/2013

    Pare JR, Guo Y, Schechter-Perkins EM. The evaluation of acute vision loss: central serous chorioretinopathy. Am J Emerg Med. 2014 Apr; 32(4):396.e3-4. PMID: 24342864.

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  • Published on 7/12/2013

    Schechter-Perkins EM, Rubin-Smith JE, Mitchell PM. Implementation of a rapid HIV testing programme favourably impacts provider opinions on emergency department HIV testing. Emerg Med J. 2014 Sep; 31(9):736-40. PMID: 23850884.

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