David Schnadower, M.D., M.P.H.  schnadower_d@kids.wustl.edu

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Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Emergency Medicine



  • MD, National University of Mexico (UNAM)1993
  • MPH, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University2007


  • Medicine Internship, St. Luke's Roosevelt Hospital1995 - 1996
  • Residency in Pediatrics, New York University1996 - 1999
  • Chief Resident, New york University1999 - 2000
  • Fellowship Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons2004 - 2007

Licensure and Board Certification

  • American Board of Pediatrics 1999
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support 2003
  • NY, Medical License 2003
  • Basic Life Support 2003
  • Pediatric Advance Life Support 2003
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support 2003
  • American Board of Pediatrics, Subspecialty Pediatric Emergency Medicine 2007
  • MO, Medical License 2010


  • Honors, French Baccalaureate1986
  • Best Student, Assistant Professor Course, Department of Histology1987
  • Honors, Medical School, National University of Mexico1993
  • Fourth Best Nationwide, National Residency Boards, Mexico1994
  • Best Intern, St. Luke's Roosevelt Hospital1995
  • Hall of Fame '99, The Best Doctors in New York, New York Magazine1999
  • Teaching Fellow of the Year, Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital of New York Presbyterian2004 - 2005
  • The Willis Wingert Award for Outstanding Fellow Paper, American Academy of Pediatrics2008
  • Nominated Best Teacher of the Year, Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital of New York Presbyterian2010
  • Outstanding Pediatric Teacher Award, Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine2012 - 2013
  • APA Fellow Research Mentor Award, 2015 Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Conference2015
  • Selected by Peers for inclusion in Best Doctors in America2017 - Pres

Recent Publications view all (30)

Publication Co-Authors

  1. Practice Variation in Acute Bronchiolitis: A Pediatric Emergency Research Networks Study Pediatrics. 2017;140(6). doi:10.1542/peds.2017-0842  PMID:29184035 
  2. Management of Shiga Toxin Producing Escherichia Coli-Infected Children: A Multi-National, Multi-Specialty Survey J Paediatr Child Health. 2017;ahead of print. doi:10.1111.jpc.13778  PMID:29111613 
  3. Impact of Enteroviral Polymerase Chain Reaction Testing on Length of Stay for Infants 60 Days Old or Younger J Pediatrics. 2017;189:169-174.e2. doi:10.1016/j.jpeds.2017.06.021  PMID:28705656 
  4. Randomised Controlled Trial of Lactobacillus Rhamnosus (LGG) Versus Placebo in Children Presenting to the Emergency Department with Acute Gastroenteritis: the PECARN Probiotic Study Protocol. BMJ Open. 2017;7(9):e018115. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2017-018115  PMID:28947466 
  5. Concomitant Bacterial Meningitis in Infants with Urinary Tract Infection Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2017;36(9):908-910. doi:10/1097/INF.000000000000 1626  PMID:28472006 
  6. Nonemergency Acute Care: When It's Not the Medical Home Pediatrics. 2017;139(5). doi:10.1542/peds.2017-0629  PMID:28557775 
  7. Associations Between Hydration Status, Intravenous Fluid Administration, and Outcomes of Patients Infected With Shiga Toxin-Producing Escherichia Coli: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. JAMA. 2017;171(1):68-76. doi:doi: 10.1001/jamapediatrics.2016.2952  PMID:27893870 
  8. Pediatric Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest Characteristics and Their Association With Survival and Neurobehavioral Outcome Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2016;17(12):e543-e550. PMID:27679965 
  9. Essentials of PEM Fellowship: Part 5: Scholarship Prepares Fellows to Lead as Pediatric Emergency Specialists Pediatr Emerg Care. 2016;32(9):645-647. doi:10.1097/PEC.0000000000000896  PMID:27585128 
  10. Comparison of Febrile Infants With Enterococcal and Gram-Negative Urinary Tract Infections Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2016;35(9):943-948. PMID:27195600 
  11. Emergency Information Forms for Children with Medical Complexity: A Simulation Study Pediatrics. 2016;138(2). PMID:27436504 
  12. PEMNetwork: Barriers and Enablers to Collaboration and Multimedia Education in the Digital Age Pediatr Emerg Care. 2016;32(8):565-569. PMID:27490735 
  13. Targeted Temperature Management After Pediatric Cardiac Arrest Due to Drowning: Outcomes and Complications Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2016;17(8):712-720. PMID:27362855 
  14. Psychosocial Care for Injured Children: Worldwide Survey Among Hospital Emergency Department Staff. J Pediatr. 2016;170:227-233.e6. doi:10.1016/j.jpeds.2015.10.067  PMID:26707581 
  15. Therapeutic Hypothermia After Out-Of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest in Children. N Engl J Med. 2015;372(20):1898-1908. doi:10.1056/NEJMoa1411480  PMCID:PMC4470472  PMID:25913022 
  16. Development, Evaluation and Implementation of Chief Complaint Groupings to Activate Data Collection: A Multi-Center Study of Clinical Decision Support for Children with Head Trauma. Appl Clin Inform. 2015;6(3):521-535. doi:10.4338/ACI-2015-02-RA-0019  PMCID:PMC4586340  PMID:26448796 
  17. Ondansetron and Probiotics in the Management of Pediatric Acute Gastroenteritis in Developed Countries. Curr Opin Gastroenterol. 2015;31(1):1-6. doi:10.1097/MOG.0000000000000132  PMID:25333367 
  18. Outpatient Management of Young Febrile Infants with Urinary Tract Infections. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2014;30(9):591-7. doi:10.1097/PEC.0000000000000202  PMID:25162689 
  19. Impact of Emergency Department Probiotic Treatment of Pediatric Gastroenteritis: Study Protocol for the PROGUT (Probiotic Regimen for Outpatient Gastroenteritis Utility of Treatment) Randomized Controlled Trial. Trials. 2014;15(1):170. doi:10.1186/1745-6215-15-170  PMCID:PMC4037747  PMID:24885220 
  20. Treatment of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli infections. Infect Dis Clin North Am. 2013;27(3):577-597. doi:10.1016/j.idc.2013.05.010  PMID:24011831 
  21. Validation of the modified Vesikari score in children with gastroenteritis in 5 US emergency departments. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2013. doi:10.1097/MPG.0b013e31829ae5a3  PMID:23676445 
  22. Evidence-Based Assessment and Management of Pediatric Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Pediatric Emergency Medicine Practice. 2011;8(11). 
  23. Sterile cerebrospinal fluid pleocytosis in young febrile infants with urinary tract infections. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2011;165(7):635-641. doi:10.1001/archpediatrics.2011.104  PMID:21727275 
  24. Febrile infants with urinary tract infections at very low risk for adverse events and bacteremia. Pediatrics. 2010;126(6):1074-1083. doi:10.1542/peds.2010-0479  PMID:21098155 
  25. Controversies in the evaluation and management of minor blunt head trauma in children. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2007;19(3):258-264. doi:10.1097/MOP.0b013e3281084e85  PMID:17505183 
  26. A pilot study of ultrasound analysis before pediatric peripheral vein cannulation attempt. Acad Emerg Med. 2007;14(5):483-485. doi:10.1197/j.aem.2006.12.016  PMID:17392522 
  27. Hypocalcemic seizures and secondary bilateral femoral fractures in an adolescent with primary vitamin D deficiency. Pediatrics. 2006;118(5):2226-2230. doi:10.1542/peds.2006-1170  PMID:17079597 
  28. Cellular phone interference as a cause of acute epinephrine poisoning. Ann Emerg Med. 2005;46(3):298-299. doi:10.1016/j.annemergmed.2005.03.026  PMID:16126144 
  29. Controversies in rapid sequence intubation in children. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2005;17(3):355-362. PMID:15891426 
  30. Herpes Simplex Virus Infection in Infants Undergoing Meningitis Evaluation Pediatrics. doi:10.1542/peds.2017-1688  PMID:29298827 
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