Fran Balamuth, MD, PhD

Locations: Main Campus
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP

  • Education and Training

    Medical School

    Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Conn.

    Residency

    Pediatrics, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

    Fellowship

    Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

    Board Certification

    Pediatrics

    Graduate Degree

    Yale University School of Medicine, Section of Immunobiology, New Haven, Conn.

  • Titles and Academic Titles

    Emergency Medicine Attending Physician

  • Centers and Programs
  • Publications

    Papers

    2012

    Balamuth F, Balamuth N, Goyal M. A 9 month old infant with feeding intolerance. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2012 166(1): 89-90.

    2011

    Goldberg E, Balamuth F, Desrochers C, Mittal M. Seizure and altered mental status in a 12-year-old child with Shigella sonnei gastroenteritis. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2011 Feb;27(2):135-7. Cited in PubMed; PMID 21293224. Read the abstract

    2010

    Balamuth F, Zhao H, Mollen C. Toward improving the diagnosis and the treatment of adolescent pelvic inflammatory disease in emergency departments: results of a brief, educational intervention. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2010 Feb;26(2):85-92. Cited in PubMed; PMID 20094001. Read the abstract

    Posters and Presentations

    2012

    Balamuth F, Hayes K, Mollen C, Goyal M. The epidemiology of pelvic inflammatory disease in a pediatric emergency department [poster presentation]. CDC STD Prevention Conference; 2012 Mar;  Minneapolis, MN; Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting; 2012 May; Boston; Society for Academic Emergency Medicine Annual Meeting; 2012 May; Chicago.

    2011

    Mistry R, Wedin T, McGowan K, Balamuth F, Ellison A, Nelson K, et al. Serotype replacement after PCV-7 vaccination in children with pneumococcal bacteremia in the emergency department [poster presentation]. Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting; 2011 Apr; Denver.

  • Editorial and Academic Positions

    Editorial positions

    2009-present, reviewer, Pediatric Emergency Care

    2009-present, reviewer, Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine

    Academic positions

    2009-present, Education Committee, Division of Emergency Medicine, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

    2009-present, Research Committee, Division of Emergency Medicine, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

    2009-present, Scientific Review Committee, Division of Emergency Medicine, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia