Reviewers  

The Author is grateful to the following individuals, for their time and expertise in reviewing the triage content that has been incorporated into these guidelines.

Pediatric Call Centers: Medical Directors

  • Peter Dehnel, MD, Children's Physician Network, Minneapolis, MN
  • Andrew Hertz, MD, Rainbow Babies Children's Hospital, Cleveland, OH
  • Randy Sterkel, MD, St. Louis Children's Hospital, St. Louis, MO
  • Debra Weiner, MD, Sirona Health, Portland, ME
  • Medical Advisory Board, Sykes, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Elaine Donoghue, MD, St. Peter's Medical Center Call Center; New Brunswick, NJ (former)
  • Hanna Sherman, MD, Boston Children's Hospital Call Center; Boston, MA (former)

Physician Advisory Board: Children's Hospital Colorado, Aurora, CO

  • Vincent DiMaria, MD, Arapahoe Park Pediatrics, Littleton, CO
  • Matt Dorighi, MD, Cherry Creek Pediatrics, Denver, CO
  • Max Elliott, MD, Fort Collins Youth Clinic, Fort Collins, CO
  • Daniel Feiten, MD, Greenwood Pediatrics, Centennial, CO
  • Nancy Greer, MD,  Broomfield Pediatrics, Broomfield, CO
  • Michael Kurtz, MD, Advanced Pediatric Associates, Aurora, CO
  • Jay Markson, MD, Children’s Medical Center, Denver, CO
  • Robert Mauro, MD, Greenwood Pediatrics, Littleton, CO
  • Martha Middlemist, MD, Pediatrics at 5280, Englewood, CO
  • Stefan Mokrohisky, MD, Kaiser Permanente, Denver, CO
  • Michelle Stanford, MD, Centennial Pediatrics, Centennial, CO

Physician Advisory Board: St. Louis Children's Hospital, St. Louis, MO

  • Jay Epstein, M.D., Community Pediatrician, Forest Park Pediatrics
  • David Jaffe, M.D., Washington University School of Medicine, Emergency Medicine
  • James Keating, M.D., Washington University School of Medicine, Gastroenterology/Diagnostic Center
  • Katherine Kreusser, M.D., Community Pediatrician, Children’s Clinic
  • Steve Lillpop, M.D., Community Pediatrician, Jacksonville Pediatrics
  • Jerome O'Neil, M.D., Community Pediatrician, Southwest Pediatrics
  • Rachel Orscheln, M.D., Washington University School of Medicine, Infectious Disease
  • Isabel Rosenbloom, M.D., Community Pediatrician, Tots Thru Teens Pediatrics
  • Harold Sitrin, M.D., Community Pediatrician, Suburban Pediatrics
  • Randy Sterkel, M.D., Answer Line Medical Director, Community Pediatrician, Esse Health Pediatrics
  • Mary Tillman, M.D., Community Pediatrician, Tillman Pediatrics

Telephone Triage Nurses: Children's Hospital Colorado, Aurora, CO

  • Teresa Baird, RN
  • Teresa Hegarty, RN
  • Kris Light, RN
  • Kathleen Martinez, RN
  • Kelli Massaro, RN
  • Stephanie McDonald, RN
  • Deanna Miller, RN
  • Ann Petersen-Smith, RN, PNP
  • Liz Stober, RN

Telephone Triage Nurses: Other Sites

  • Amy Barrett, RN, Portland, OR
  • Nancy Berryman, RN, Minneapolis, MN
  • Barbara Byrne, RN, Tigard, OR
  • Katrina Davis, RN, PNP, Salem, OR
  • Suzie Draper, RN, Denver, CO
  • Jenny DuFresne, RN, Phoenix, AZ
  • Alane Hall, RN, Denver, CO
  • Suzanne Haydt, RN, Tucson, AZ
  • Nicole Leujten, RN, Denver, CO
  • Melissa Masson, RN, London, Ontario, Canada
  • Cheryl Patterson, RN, Evergreen, WA
  • Teresa Pounds, RN, Maryville, TN
  • Lisa Swerczek, RN, St. Louis, MO
  • Michelle Violette, RN, London, Ontario, Canada
  • Suzanne Wells, RN, St. Louis, MO

Pediatric Emergency Medicine Specialists

  • Joan Bothner, MD, Aurora, CO
  • Joseph Grubenhoff, MD, Aurora, CO
  • David Thompson, MD, Berwyn, IL (adult emergency medicine)
  • Peter O'Hanley, MD, Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada

Pediatric Subspecialists: Children's Hospital Colorado, Aurora, CO (unless otherwise noted)

  • Adolescent Medicine: David Kaplan, MD, Trina Anglin, MD, Eric Sigel, MD, Karolyn Kabir, MD
  • Allergy: James Shira, MD, Dan Atkins MD
  • Breastfeeding: Maya Bunik, MD, Lisbeth Gabrielski, RN, Marianne Neifert, MD
  • Cardiology: Michael Schaffer, MD, James Wiggins, MD, Robert Wolfe, MD, Henry Sondheimer, MD
  • Dentistry: William Mueller, DDS, Elizabeth Shick, DDS
  • Dermatology: William Weston, MD, Joseph Morelli, MD
  • Diabetes: Georgeanna Klingensmith, MD, Jennifer Kyllo, MD, McNeely Diabetes Center, Children's Hospital of Minnesota
  • Endocrinology: Michael Kappy, MD
  • Gastroenterology: Ronald Sokol, MD, David Brumbaugh, MD, Judy Sondheimer, MD, Sara Fidanza, RN, PNP
  • General Pediatrics: Steven Poole, MD, Stephen Berman, MD, Robert Brayden, MD, Allison Kempe, MD, Maya Bunik, MD
  • Hematology: Taru Hays, MD
  • Hospitalists: David G. Zipes, MD and the Pediatric Hospitalists of Peyton Manning Children's Hospital at St.Vincent, Indianapolis, IN
  • Infectious Diseases: James K. Todd, MD, Mary Glode, MD, Mark Abzug, MD, Brian Lauer, MD, Elizabeth McFarland, MD, Ann-Christine Nyquist, MD, Harley Rotbart, MD, John Ogle, MD
  • Neonatology: Susan Niermeyer, MD, Elizabeth Thilo, MD, Adam Rosenberg, MD
  • Nutrition: Nancy Krebs, MD
  • Neurology: Paul Moe, MD, Paul Levisohn, MD
  • Ear Nose and Throat: Kenneth Chan, MD
  • Ophthalmology: Robert King, MD
  • Orthopedics: Robert Eilert, MD, Frank Chang, MD
  • Pulmonary Medicine: Frank Accurso, MD, Jeffrey Wagener, MD, Gwendolyn Kerby, MD, Scott Sagel, MD, Monica Federico, MD
  • Rheumatology: Roger Hollister, MD
  • Sports Medicine: Brooke Pengel, MD
  • Toxicology: Richard Dart, MD, Medical Director, Rocky Mountain Poison and Drug Center; William D. King, RPh, MPH, DrPH, University of Alabama School of Medicine; Erica Liebolt, MD, FACMT, University of Alabama School of Medicine
  • Urology: Martin Koyle, MD

American Academy of Pediatrics Appointed Reviewers

  • Mark Corkings, MD, FAAP, Member, AAP Committee on Nutrition
  • Leo Heitlinger, MD, FAAP, Chair, AAP Section on Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
  • Jack Swanson, MD, FAAP, Chair, AAP Committee on Practice and Ambulatory Medicine
  • Allan Lieberthal, MD, FAAP, Member, AAP Committee on Practice and Ambulatory Medicine
  • Nancy Krebs, MD, MS, FAAP, Member, AAP Committee on Nutrition
  • Jennifer Shu, MD, Medical Editor, AAP HealthyChildren website, Atlanta, GA

Practicing Pediatricians

  • Justin Alvey, MD, Layton, UT
  • John Benbow, MD, Concord, NC
  • Barbara Brundage, MD, Derry, NH
  • Thomas Foels, MD, Williamsville, NY
  • Fred Hamburg, MD, Springfield, MO
  • George Miller, MD, Salem, OR
  • Cajsa Schumacher, MD, Albany, NY
  • Kiki Traylor MD, Denver CO
  • Paul Tschetter, MD, Pediatrics at DTC, Denver, CO
  • Joseph Vander-Walde, MD, Kaiser Permanente Mid-Atlantic
  • Sarah Van Scoy, MD et al, Littleton Pediatrics, Denver, CO
  • Wallace White, MD, Denver, CO

Author and Senior Reviewer: Barton D. Schmitt, M.D.

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