Stuart Friess, M.D.  friess_s@kids.wustl.edu

Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Critical Care Medicine
Critical Care MedicinePathobiology

phone: (314) 454-2527

Clinical Interests

Dr. Friess is a board certified pediatric intensivist with both a research and clinical specialization in traumatic brain injury and neurocritical care.

Education

  • BS, Brown University 1995
  • MD, Mount Sinai School of Medicine of NYU 1999

Training

  • Internship and Residency, Pediatrics, Mount Sinai Hospital, NY, NY1999 - 2002
  • Chief Resident, Mount Sinai Hospital 2002 - 2003
  • Fellow , The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia2003 - 2006

Licensure and Board Certification

  • PA, 
  • NY, 
  • MO, 
  • American Board of Pediatrics (renewed 2012) 2003
  • American Board of Pediatrics, Sub-board of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine 2006

Honors

  • Sigma Xi Honor Society1994
  • Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society1995
  • Mount Sinai School of Medicine Dr. Morris Bender Family Award in the Neurosciences1997
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society1998
  • Mount Sinai School of Medicine Bela Schick Pediatric Society Prize for Excellence in Pediatrics1999
  • NIH Pediatric Research Loan Repayment Program recipient2006 - 2014
  • Society of Critical Care Medicine CPR Specialty Award2014
  • Society of Critical Care Medicine Pediatrics Section Travel Grant2014
  • Member, Society for Pediatric Research2015 - Pres
  • Star Research Presentation Award, Society of Critical Care Medicine Annual Congress2016

Recent Publications view all (37)


Publication Co-Authors

  1. Delayed Hypoxemia Following Traumatic Brain Injury Exacerbates Long-Term Behavioral Deficits. J Neurotrauma. 2017. PMID:29149808 
  2. Pediatric Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest Characteristics and Their Association With Survival and Neurobehavioral Outcome. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2016;17(12):e543-e550. PMCID:PMC5138073  PMID:27679965 
  3. Functional Outcome Trajectories After Out-of-Hospital Pediatric Cardiac Arrest. Crit Care Med. 2016;44(12):e1165-e1174. PMCID:PMC5129173  PMID:27509385 
  4. Blood Pressure- and Coronary Perfusion Pressure-Targeted Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Improves 24-Hour Survival From Ventricular Fibrillation Cardiac Arrest. Crit Care Med. 2016;44(11):e1111-e1117. PMCID:PMC5069077  PMID:27414479 
  5. Targeted Temperature Management After Pediatric Cardiac Arrest Due To Drowning: Outcomes and Complications. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2016;17(8):712-20. PMCID:PMC5123789  PMID:27362855 
  6. Early Electroencephalographic Findings Correlate With Neurologic Outcome in Children Following Cardiac Arrest. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2016;17(7):667-76. PMID:27164188 
  7. Delayed Hypoxemia Following Traumatic Brain Injury Exacerbates White Matter Injury. J Neuropathol Exp Neurol. 2016. PMID:27288907 
  8. Hepatic Mucormycosis Mimicking Veno-occlusive Disease: Report of a Case and Review of the Literature. Pediatr Dev Pathol. 2015. doi:10.2350/15-06-1661-CR.1  PMID:26366930 
  9. Decompressive craniectomy reduces white matter injury after controlled cortical impact in mice. J Neurotrauma. 2015;32(11):791-800. doi:10.1089/neu.2014.3564  PMID:25557588 
  10. Therapeutic hypothermia after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in children. N Engl J Med. 2015;372(20):1898-908. PMCID:PMC4470472  PMID:25913022 
  11. Differing effects when using phenylephrine and norepinephrine to augment cerebral blood flow after traumatic brain injury in the immature brain. J Neurotrauma. 2015;32(4):237-43. doi:10.1089/neu.2014.3468  PMCID:PMC4321769  PMID:25072522 
  12. Patient-centric blood pressure-targeted cardiopulmonary resuscitation improves survival from cardiac arrest. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2014;190(11):1255-62. doi:10.1164/rccm.201407-1343OC  PMCID:PMC4315818  PMID:25321490 
  13. Greater fluctuations in serum sodium levels are associated with increased mortality in children with externalized ventriculostomy drains in a PICU. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2014;15(9):846-55. doi:10.1097/PCC.0000000000000223  PMCID:PMC4221432  PMID:25137551 
  14. Risk factors associated with infections and need for permanent cerebrospinal fluid diversion in pediatric intensive care patients with externalized ventricular drains. Neurocrit Care. 2014;21(2):294-9. doi:10.1007/s12028-013-9946-7  PMCID:PMC4133323  PMID:24522759 
  15. Hemodynamic directed CPR improves cerebral perfusion pressure and brain tissue oxygenation. Resuscitation. 2014;85(9):1298-303. doi:10.1016/j.resuscitation.2014.05.040  PMCID:PMC4138228  PMID:24945902 
  16. Endovascular perforation subarachnoid hemorrhage fails to cause Morris water maze deficits in the mouse. J Cereb Blood Flow Metab. 2014;34(9). doi:10.1038/jcbfm.2014.108  PMCID:PMC4158664  PMID:24938403 
  17. Hemodynamic-directed cardiopulmonary resuscitation during in-hospital cardiac arrest. Resuscitation. 2014;85(8):983-6. doi:10.1016/j.resuscitation.2014.04.015  PMCID:PMC4087068  PMID:24783998 
  18. High frequency oscillation and airway pressure release ventilation in pediatric respiratory failure. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2014;49(7):707-15. doi:10.1002/ppul.22853  PMCID:PMC4092114  PMID:23853049 
  19. Improved oxygenation 24 hours after transition to airway pressure release ventilation or high-frequency oscillatory ventilation accurately discriminates survival in immunocompromised pediatric patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome*. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2014;15(4):e147-56. doi:10.1097/PCC.0000000000000069  PMCID:PMC4114308  PMID:24413319 
  20. Hemodynamic directed cardiopulmonary resuscitation improves short-term survival from ventricular fibrillation cardiac arrest. Crit Care Med. 2013;41(12):2698-704. doi:10.1097/CCM.0b013e318298ad6b  PMCID:PMC3812371  PMID:23887237 
  21. Improved behavior, motor, and cognition assessments in neonatal piglets. J Neurotrauma. 2013;30(20):1770-9. doi:10.1089/neu.2013.2913  PMCID:PMC3796335  PMID:23758416 
  22. Therapeutic hypothermia decreases phenytoin elimination in children with traumatic brain injury. Crit Care Med. 2013;41(10):2379-87. doi:10.1097/CCM.0b013e318292316c  PMCID:PMC3783553  PMID:23896831 
  23. Nonconvulsive electrographic seizures are common in children with abusive head trauma*. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2013;14(7):709-15. doi:10.1097/PCC.0b013e3182917b83  PMCID:PMC4082326  PMID:23842589 
  24. Hemodynamic directed CPR improves short-term survival from asphyxia-associated cardiac arrest. Resuscitation. 2013;84(5):696-701. doi:10.1016/j.resuscitation.2012.10.023  PMCID:PMC3612383  PMID:23142199 
  25. Behavioral deficits and axonal injury persistence after rotational head injury are direction dependent. J Neurotrauma. 2013;30(7):538-45. doi:10.1089/neu.2012.2594  PMCID:PMC3636580  PMID:23216054 
  26. The anesthetic effects on vasopressor modulation of cerebral blood flow in an immature swine model. Anesth Analg. 2013;116(4):838-44. doi:10.1213/ANE.0b013e3182860fe7  PMCID:PMC3606687  PMID:23460561 
  27. Electrographic status epilepticus is associated with mortality and worse short-term outcome in critically ill children. Crit Care Med. 2013;41(1):215-23. doi:10.1097/CCM.0b013e3182668035  PMCID:PMC3531581  PMID:23164815 
  28. Early cerebral perfusion pressure augmentation with phenylephrine after traumatic brain injury may be neuroprotective in a pediatric swine model. Crit Care Med. 2012;40(8):2400-6. doi:10.1097/CCM.0b013e31825333e6  PMCID:PMC3400930  PMID:22809910 
  29. Premedication with meloxicam exacerbates intracranial haemorrhage in an immature swine model of non-impact inertial head injury. Lab Anim. 2012;46(2):164-6. doi:10.1258/la.2011.011084  PMCID:PMC3971837  PMID:22238292 
  30. Bi-caval dual lumen venovenous extracorporeal membrane oxygenation and high-frequency percussive ventilatory support for postintubation tracheal injury and acute respiratory distress syndrome. J Pediatr Surg. 2011;46(12):e11-5. doi:10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2011.09.048  PMID:22152899 
  31. Neurocritical care monitoring correlates with neuropathology in a swine model of pediatric traumatic brain injury. Neurosurgery. 2011;69(5):1139-47; discussion 1147. doi:10.1227/NEU.0b013e3182284aa1  PMCID:PMC3188667  PMID:21670716 
  32. Physiological and histopathological responses following closed rotational head injury depend on direction of head motion. Exp Neurol. 2011;227(1):79-88. doi:10.1016/j.expneurol.2010.09.015  PMCID:PMC3021173  PMID:20875409 
  33. Folic acid enhances early functional recovery in a piglet model of pediatric head injury. Dev Neurosci. 2010;32(5-6):466-79. doi:10.1159/000322448  PMCID:PMC3073761  PMID:21212637 
  34. Repeated traumatic brain injury affects composite cognitive function in piglets. J Neurotrauma. 2009;26(7):1111-21. doi:10.1089/neu.2008.0845  PMCID:PMC2848948  PMID:19275468 
  35. Diffuse optical monitoring of hemodynamic changes in piglet brain with closed head injury. J Biomed Opt. 2009;14(3):034015. doi:10.1117/1.3146814  PMCID:PMC3169814  PMID:19566308 
  36. Neurobehavioral functional deficits following closed head injury in the neonatal pig. Exp Neurol. 2007;204(1):234-43. doi:10.1016/j.expneurol.2006.10.010  PMCID:PMC1892165  PMID:17174304 
  37. Use of recombinant factor VIIa for refractory hemorrhage during extracorporeal membrane oxygenation. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2005;6(3):348-51. doi:10.1097/01.PCC.0000161623.51275.0F  PMID:15857537 
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